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New stilt troupe in Sudbury

There are some taller-than-average teens strolling around the YMCA gym twice a week in Sudbury. Hilary Duff meets Sudbury's new stilt walkers.

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Morning North - Red scarf campaign to raise awareness about HIV testingNov 26, 2014 | 5:44Morning North Red scarf campaign to raise awareness about HIV testing Audio
Morning North Red scarf campaign to raise awareness about HIV testing Nov 26, 2014 | 5:44Red scarf season is back in Sudbury. This is the second year for a campaign using red scarves to raise awareness about HIV testing. Stephanie Harris is one of the organizers behind the campaign. She joined us in studio with some details.
Morning North - Furnace financing denied because house is on reserveNov 26, 2014 | 7:32Morning North Furnace financing denied because house is on reserve Audio
Morning North Furnace financing denied because house is on reserve Nov 26, 2014 | 7:32Your furnace dies. You need another one ASAP. The furnace company will sell you one but won't provide any financing because you don't own the land your house is built on. That's what happened to Suzanne Shawbonquit who's house is located on a reserve.
Morning North - Sudbury Wolves trade one of their top playersNov 26, 2014 | 5:14Morning North Sudbury Wolves trade one of their top players Audio
Morning North Sudbury Wolves trade one of their top players Nov 26, 2014 | 5:14The struggling Sudbury Wolves made a move this week. They traded one of their top players, Nick Baptiste. We had the General Manager of the Sudbury Wolves Blaine Smith in studio to talk more about the trade and what it could mean for the team.
Morning North - Moosehead defends asking Stack Brewing to re-brandNov 26, 2014 | 7:39Morning North Moosehead defends asking Stack Brewing to re-brand Audio
Morning North Moosehead defends asking Stack Brewing to re-brand Nov 26, 2014 | 7:39Moosehead Breweries stands by its request to have Stack Brewing re-brand two of its beers for using the word "Moose" in the name. A company spokesperson explained the decision. We also heard from a professor of marketing who says the move was justified.
Morning North - Backroads Bill - snowshoeingNov 26, 2014 | 7:23Morning North Backroads Bill - snowshoeing Audio
Morning North Backroads Bill - snowshoeing Nov 26, 2014 | 7:23With winter comes whole new ways to explore the northeast. Backroads Bill, a.k.a. Bill Steer, says snowshoeing is a great way to get out and explore. He provides some snowshoeing tips and suggested some locations to check out.
Morning North - Elgin Street Mission will be warming station at night in SudburyNov 25, 2014 | 5:37Morning North Elgin Street Mission will be warming station at night in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Elgin Street Mission will be warming station at night in Sudbury Nov 25, 2014 | 5:37The city of Greater Sudbury announced it would provide funding to open the Elgin Street Mission at night as a warning station. We heard from the city's Coordinator of Shelters and Homelessness programs and from the Sudbury Coalition Against Poverty.
Morning North - New doctor recruits in SudburyNov 25, 2014 | 7:19Morning North New doctor recruits in Sudbury Audio
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.
Morning North - Stack Brewing forced to re-brand two of its brewsNov 25, 2014 | 6:09Morning North Stack Brewing forced to re-brand two of its brews Audio
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.
Morning North - Plans for car racing track in Sudbury spinning wheelsNov 24, 2014 | 7:18Morning North Plans for car racing track in Sudbury spinning wheels Audio
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.
Morning North - Growing Old Ungracefully - the age gameNov 24, 2014 | 5:13Morning North Growing Old Ungracefully - the age game Audio
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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