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The Grand Seduction

Ted talks with renowned Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and Canadian actor/director Don McKellar about "The Grand Seduction," the film they shot in Newfoundland in 2012.

 

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St. John's Legends Swim Club is calling for more Olympic-sized pools

Ted speaks with swimming coach Aaron Dahl about the need for another Olympic-sized swimming pool on the Northeast Avalon.
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5 kilometer Mud Immortal race in Butterpot Park

Ted speaks with the CBC"s Todd O'Brien, and with the Alzheimer Society's Shirley Lucas about the fallout from Mud Immortal.

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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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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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Cross walk safety, bad drivers, and pedestrians' rights.

On The Go listeners weigh in on cross walk safety, bad drivers, and pedestrians' rights.

 

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St. John's city councillor Sheilagh O'Leary - the waterfront fence

Ted talks with St. John's city councillor Sheilagh O'Leary about the fence the Port Authority plans to erect along the St. John's waterfront.


 

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The Laramie Project

Ted talks with cast and crew members, and the director, of "The Laramie Project", on at the Resource Centre for the Arts.

 

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Helen Best Colgan - author of "Two Girls From The Bay"

Ted talks with Helen Best Colgan, the author of "Two Girls From The Bay", which is about her life on Merasheen Island and the Belvedere Orphanage in St. John's.
 
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The Disappeared - Brian Downey

Ted talks with actor Brian Downey about his role in "The Disappeared", which was shown at the St. John's International Women's Film Festival.
 
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Dirt bikes on the walking trail around Neil's Pond

Ted talks with Paradise resident Jim Hynes about kids who ride dirt bikes on the walking trail around Neil's Pond 

 

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Wayne Young of the Red Cross

Do you know how to save a person who is choking? According to a recent poll, probably not. Ted speaks with Wayne Young of the Red Cross.
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St. John's busker - Don Tucker

Ted speaks with St. John's busker Don Tucker about a tourist sending him an the accordion as a gift.
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The latest gas-sniffing stories out of Nataushish

Ted talks with Child, Youth and Family Services minister Charlene Johnson about the latest gas-sniffing stories out of Nataushish.
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Ferryland Lighthouse

The federal government has turned over ownership of the Ferryland Lighthouse to the community. Host Ted Blades speaks with the Mayor of Ferryland Leo Moriarity.
 
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Fly problems in Heart's Delight

Ted talks with Joanne Erazo about the fly problem she's encountering in Heart's Delight
 
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And here's Joanne's photo of just how bad the flies are.
 
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Remembering Jack Layton

Remembering Jack Layton. It's been a year since the former NDP leader passed away. Host Ted Blades speaks with the President of the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party - Kathleen Connors.
 
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George River Caribou herd

A recent census of the George River Caribou herd in Labrador shows their numbers continue to plummet. Host Maggie Gillis gets the latest news on the herd from Environment and Conservation Minister Terry French.
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Scotiabank is shutting down the only bank machine in Fortune

Residents of Fortune on the Burin Peninsula are angry that Scotiabank is shutting down the only bank machine in their town. Host Maggie Gillis speaks to the Mayor of Fortune - Charles Penwell.
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Special four-day adventure on the province's west coast for young adults who've survived cancer

Young adults who've survived cancer share a special four-day adventure on the province's west coast. Host Maggie Gillis speaks with organizer Geoff Eaton and participant Janice Davidson.
 
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The Dardanelles - hitting the road for a cross-province tour

One of Newfoundland and Labrador's hottest traditional groups is hitting the road for a cross-province tour. Host Maggie Gillis speaks with Tom Power and Matthew Byrne of The Dardanelles.
 
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Tragedy in the Codroy Harbour area Part 2

The dramatic conclusion of the story of Mary Williams and William Beggs. They spent seven hours clinging to their overturned boat desperately hoping for rescue. They speak with host Maggie Gillis.
 
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"The Endeavour" - believed to be first ship built in Newfoundland

It looks like the end of a dream for the people who were trying to build a replica of "The Endeavour" - believed to be the first ship ever built in the province. Marie Wadden has the story.
 
 
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Tragedy in the Codroy Harbour area Part 1

A morning of fishing and photography went horribly wrong for three people in the Codroy area last week. One man lost his life when their boat sank. The other two spent seven harrowing hours battling for their lives. William Beggs and Mary Williams share their story with host Maggie Gillis.
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Heritage homes on Temperance Street

A woman who grew up in one of the heritage homes on Temperance Street in St. John's is disgusted with their dilapidated condition. Judy MacFarlane has been pushing for years to have the homes preserved. She speaks with host Maggie Gillis.
 
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British battleship HMS Raleigh

Host Maggie Gillis gets an update from one of the divers who's been exploring the wreck of the British battleship HMS Raleigh off the coast of Labrador.
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West coast farmer's grapes are thriving

An unexpected crop is thriving in the summer heat this year. Gerard Beaulieu of Reidville on the west coast tells host Tony Dawson about his great grapes.
 
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Health effects of pesticides

Environment Minister Tom Hedderson reassured people - last week - that the pesticide used to clear roadside vegetation is safe. The Ontario College of Family Physicians has done two extensive reviews of the health effects of pesticides. Dr. Margaret Sanborn was co-author of both. She speaks with host Tony Dawson
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Roadside clearing of vegetation with pesticides

Minister of Transportation Tom Hedderson comes under fire for his comments about the safety of pesticides. The government is using pesticides for roadside clearing of vegetation.
The minister then attempts to clarify his comments with reporters.
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Extremely low water levels in Port aux Choix

Water woes in Port aux Choix. Hot dry weather is means extremely low water levels. It could even mean the closure of their fish plant. Mayor Carolyn Lavers talks with host Tony Dawson.
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Canadian Lawn Bowling Champ - Elizabeth Mayo

An Avondale woman has captured the national title in blind lawn bowling. Host Tony Dawson speaks with Elizabeth Mayo about her exciting win.
 
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Mary Walsh - New Campaign Chair for the Bannerman Park Foundation

Acclaimed comedian, actor and writer Mary Walsh is the new Campaign Chair for the Bannerman Park Foundation. She speaks with host Tony Dawson about her new role and her heartwarming memories of the park of her childhood.
 
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Divers preparing to look at a British battleship on the coast of Labrador

Divers are preparing to take a firsthand look at a British battleship that ran aground 90 years ago on the coast of Labrador. Host Tony Dawson speaks with Chris Harvey-Clark - the leader of the volunteer dive team.
 
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Original four members of Great Big Sea in two surprise appearances this weekend

They haven't performed together for a decade. But the original four members of Great Big Sea hooked up for not one - but two surprise appearances over the weekend. Host Tony Dawson speaks to the man who left the band a decade ago - Darrell Power.
 
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Tom O'Brien, mayor of Stephenville speaking about an anchor in the middle of a traffic

Ted asks Tom O'Brien, the mayor of Stephenville, if the town will remove an anchor in the middle of a traffic circle on the road to Little Port Harmon, the site of one fatal accident and another which sent a woman to hospital.

 

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Former Transport Minister David Collenette

Thursday September 8: Ted speaks with former Transport Minister David Collenette on his decision to land diverted planes in Atlantic Canada on 9/11.
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Reflections on 9/11

Thursday September 8: Ted speaks with an American diplomat and a retired teacher in Lewisporte about their friendship and about their reflections on 9/11.

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Refugee Camp in Bannerman Park

Thursday September 8: Ted takes a tour of a Refugee Camp in Bannerman Park, which is part of an international project created by Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders.
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Rev. Art Elliott

Wednesday September 7: Rev. Art Elliott of Lewisporte reflects on the events surrounding 9/11.
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Joan Burke

Wednesday September 7: Just who should pay for school crossing guards?  Ted speaks with the Minister of Education.
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Zach Goudie

Ted catches up with Zach Goudie at St. John's City Hall where bikers of all descriptions are protesting the City's move to stifle them.
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Finance Minister Tom Marshall

Ted gets the low down from Finance Minister Tom Marshall on the new residential energy rebate.
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