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Political columnist Graham Thomson looks at the province's rising flood bill; we talk to one renter struggling with the city's tight rental market; Dan Misener explains why Google wants to look you straight in the eye.

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The Homestretch - Heart diseaseSep 25, 2014 | 6:23The Homestretch Heart disease Audio
The Homestretch Heart disease Sep 25, 2014 | 6:23Longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba talks to Doug Dirks about a large new study out of Sweden that shows 4 out of 5 first heart attacks can be prevented through simple lifestyle tweaks.
The Homestretch - OktoberfestSep 25, 2014 | 7:50The Homestretch Oktoberfest Audio
The Homestretch Oktoberfest Sep 25, 2014 | 7:50This Bavarian tradition comes to Calgary this weekend. Doug Dirks talks to Homestretch beer columnist Dave Nuttall about the event.
The Homestretch - Bash bugSep 25, 2014 | 6:32The Homestretch Bash bug Audio
The Homestretch Bash bug Sep 25, 2014 | 6:32Cyber experts are raising the alarm about a new software virus known as the "Bash" or "Shellshock" bug. Doug Dirks talks to U of C professor Tom Keenan, he's the author of Technocreep.
The Homestretch - Don QuixoteSep 25, 2014 | 6:00The Homestretch Don Quixote Audio
The Homestretch Don Quixote Sep 25, 2014 | 6:00Originally created for the Bolshoi Ballet in 1869 it opens the season for Alberta Ballet. Doug Dirks talks to the artistic director Jean Grand-Maître who will be on stage himself for this production.
The Homestretch - Entertainment for September 25Sep 25, 2014 | 8:08The Homestretch Entertainment for September 25 Audio
The Homestretch Entertainment for September 25 Sep 25, 2014 | 8:08Jonnathan Love of the Homestretch is here with some entertainment picks for this weekend.
The Homestretch - Wheat Belly Total HealthSep 25, 2014 | 7:20The Homestretch Wheat Belly Total Health Audio
The Homestretch Wheat Belly Total Health Sep 25, 2014 | 7:20Dr. William Davis, a US cardiologist, wrote a book called Wheat Belly. He talks to Doug Dirks about his second book and his idea that humans aren't well equipped to eat grains.
The Homestretch - Jewel Fools at CIFFSep 24, 2014 | 5:57The Homestretch Jewel Fools at CIFF Audio
The Homestretch Jewel Fools at CIFF Sep 24, 2014 | 5:57Jashan Makan and Bhaveek are a couple of local filmmakers who got started psoting You Tube videos. Tomorrow night their first feature film will have its World Premiere at CIFF.
The Homestretch - Pumpkin businessSep 24, 2014 | 6:24The Homestretch Pumpkin business Audio
The Homestretch Pumpkin business Sep 24, 2014 | 6:24A steady stream of pumpkin products are being rolled out this fall. Doug Dirks talks to our business columnist Kate MacNamara about the celebrity gourd and its expanding business empire.
The Homestretch - Air war against ISISSep 24, 2014 | 7:13The Homestretch Air war against ISIS Audio
The Homestretch Air war against ISIS Sep 24, 2014 | 7:13Doug Dirks talks to Rob Huebert, an associate professor in the department of political science at the University of Calgary, about the latest developments as air strikes continue against ISIS.
The Homestretch - Calgary ElbowSep 24, 2014 | 7:13The Homestretch Calgary Elbow Audio
The Homestretch Calgary Elbow Sep 24, 2014 | 7:13People living in Calgary Elbow are in for a wild ride over the next several weeks. Doug Dirks talks to MRU political scientist Lori Williams about the race for the seat left vacant by Alison Redford.
The Homestretch - Class sizes in high schoolSep 24, 2014 | 8:03The Homestretch Class sizes in high school Audio
The Homestretch Class sizes in high school Sep 24, 2014 | 8:03The official counts won't be out until the end of the month but students at William Aberhart say the school is crowded, Frank Bruseker is the President of the Calgary Public Teachers Local 38.
The Homestretch - Thai Penang Seafood CurrySep 24, 2014 | 5:36The Homestretch Thai Penang Seafood Curry Audio
The Homestretch Thai Penang Seafood Curry Sep 24, 2014 | 5:36Top Chef Canada finalist Nicole Gomes of Nicole Catering uses fresh ingredients from the fall harvest for this great curry.
The Homestretch - Fighting climate changeSep 23, 2014 | 6:12The Homestretch Fighting climate change Audio
The Homestretch Fighting climate change Sep 23, 2014 | 6:12World leaders are gathered in New York for the UN Climate Summit. Doug Dirks talks to Milind Kandlikar a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC.
The Homestretch - Art of conversationSep 23, 2014 | 6:51The Homestretch Art of conversation Audio
The Homestretch Art of conversation Sep 23, 2014 | 6:51Doug Dirks talks to Julie Freedman Smith of Parenting Power about making children more aware of interrupting others.
The Homestretch - Hybrid carsSep 23, 2014 | 6:00The Homestretch Hybrid cars Audio
The Homestretch Hybrid cars Sep 23, 2014 | 6:00The cars cost more up front but are expected to save on fuel costs. Doug Dirks talks to Kent Fellows, with the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary about what the research shows on savings.

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