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August 2013 Archives

Bell Mobility plans to erect tower near St. Mary's Elementary School

Reporter Curtis Rumbolt talks with Patricia Walsh Warren about Bell Mobility's plan to erect a 14-point-nine meter tower in the McLoughlan Street area of St. John's.

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The first Folk Festival

Ted talks with Susan Shiner about the first Folk Festival in Newfoundland, in 1977, and about the Good Entertainment Festivals she helped organize in 1977 and 1978.  Pictures from the festival below.

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Cover of the first Good Entertainment Festival program

 

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Cover of first Folk Festival Program
 
 
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Cover of Good Entertainment 2 program
 
 
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Photo taken during Good Entertainment 1
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Tourism: What Manitoulin Island can learn from Newfoundland

Ted talks with Sudbury Star columnist Ruth Farquhar about her recent column in which she argues that Manitoulin Island could learn a thing or two about tourism from Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Ches Sweetapple - survivor

Ches Sweetapple is alive and well at home in St. John's.  He was found in Central Newfoundland after being missing for a week. His story is a survivor's story.  Adam Walsh went to the Sweetapple house and spoke with both Ches and his wife Florence.

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John Fitzgerald talks about his friend Paul O'Neill

Ted talks to John Fitzgerald about his friend, actor, author, CBC producer Paul O'Neill, who has died at the age of 84.
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Globe and Mail to stop delivering newspapers to NL

Ted talks with the Publisher of the Globe and Mail about his decision to stop delivering newspapers to NL.

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Blogger responds to criticism of NL

Sorry Newfoundland you are not what I expected.  That's what one visitor to this province said recently in a blunt and scathing letter to the Editor in the Telegram this week.  That letter put one bloggers knickers in a knot.  Scott Bartlett joins Krissy Holmes to tell us why he wrote a formal response to Gene Poole.

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CBC's Murdoch Mysteries is filming in the St. John's area this week

The show is centered around a Toronto detective working in the Victorian era. Detective Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques to solve crime. This morning they were shooting on Barne's Road in St. John's. On The Go's Todd O'Brien was there.
 
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