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Morning North New doctor recruits in Sudbury Nov 25, 2014 | 7:19For years, we've heard about the doctor shortage in Sudbury. In recent years things have improved. We had a couple of doctors who have just set up practices in the nickel city join us in studio.
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Morning North Stack Brewing forced to re-brand two of its brews Nov 25, 2014 | 6:09Sudbury's Angry Moose and Friendly Moose have been shot down. The two brews from Stack Brewing are going to be re-branded because Moosehead Breweries owns the copyright to the word "moose" when it comes to beer.
Morning North - Ontario PC leadership candidates debate in SudburyNov 25, 2014 | 6:49Morning North Ontario PC leadership candidates debate in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Ontario PC leadership candidates debate in Sudbury Nov 25, 2014 | 6:49Candidates running for the top job in the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party got together in Sudbury for a debate at College Boreal. We have a montage of some of the highlights of the debate.
Morning North - M'chigeeng First Nation woman denied puppy by Pet SaveNov 25, 2014 | 8:05Morning North M'chigeeng First Nation woman denied puppy by Pet Save Audio
Morning North M'chigeeng First Nation woman denied puppy by Pet Save Nov 25, 2014 | 8:05Pet Save is standing by its decision to deny a puppy up for adoption to a M'Chigeeng First Nation woman. We heard from Ramona Ense who wanted to adopt the puppy and from Jill Pessot of Pet Save, who explained the reasons for saying no.
Morning North - New owners of Ask.fm say site will have greater oversightNov 24, 2014 | 7:15Morning North New owners of Ask.fm say site will have greater oversight Audio
Morning North New owners of Ask.fm say site will have greater oversight Nov 24, 2014 | 7:15We told you about reports of teens in the northeast bullying each other anonymously on the website Ask.fm. The new owners of the site say they are serious about eradicating inappropriate messages. We heard more from Valerie Combs who speaks for the site.
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Morning North Plans for car racing track in Sudbury spinning wheels Nov 24, 2014 | 7:18It been a couple of years since we first told you about plans for a motorsports park in Sudbury. There hasn't been much movement to make that plan a reality since then. The CBC's Erik White joined us in studio with an update.
Morning North - Campaign to send veterans on outdoor excursionsNov 24, 2014 | 4:19Morning North Campaign to send veterans on outdoor excursions Audio
Morning North Campaign to send veterans on outdoor excursions Nov 24, 2014 | 4:19A songwriter from Sault Ste Marie wants to help veterans find peace. He's doing it by giving away free wildlife excursions. Randy Forbes told us more about a campaign called Mercy Now which relies on online donations and proceeds from his Mercy Now CD.
Morning North - The battle against procrastinationNov 24, 2014 | 5:54Morning North The battle against procrastination Audio
Morning North The battle against procrastination Nov 24, 2014 | 5:54The Centre for Academic Excellence at Laurentian University is organizing an event called Late Night Against Procrastination. We wanted to know more, so we invited Jennifer Kaltiainen who works at the centre, in our studio, to talk about procrastination.
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Morning North Growing Old Ungracefully - the age game Nov 24, 2014 | 5:13Can you tell how old people are? Our seniors' columnist Benita Hart says for her, it gets harder and harder with age. You can hear all about it in this edition of Growing Old Ungracefully.
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Morning North Sudbury's Biggest Beer Pong Competition Nov 24, 2014 | 7:15Northern Lights Festival Boreal has organized "Sudbury's Biggest Beer Pong Tournament" and it could take you to Vegas. We had a game of beer pong in the studio with event coordinator Mark Varrin and NLFB Executive Director Max Merrifield to find out more.
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