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    Ideas | Apr 14, 2014

    William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago this month, into a period when new ideas about the human body, the earth and the universe were threatening the old medieval worldview. Journalist and author Dan Falk examines the science of the Bard of Avon.

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    Writers and Company | Apr 13, 2014

    The launch of a new series, Brazil Inside Out. To start, Ana Maria Machado, one of the country's most respected writers. Also, Sergio Rodrigues makes connections between Brazilian's passion for soccer and their political history.

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    The Story From Here | Apr 16, 2014

    In this half hour; Atikokan's Mike Ranta on his cross country paddle; Ottawa's female bomb disposal expert; Edmonton man compiles best cities list to survive zombie attack, and what's up with the word skeet?

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    Q | Apr 15, 2014

    New York Times technology writer Farhad Manjoo warns that as the web grows, it grows less secure.

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    Under the Influence | Apr 11, 2014

    This week we air our annual book show. The research for Under The Influence requires a lot of reading, and listeners always ask for more information on the books we mention. So we take this opportunity to talk about the research books and tell stories.

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Daybreak South - Lumber mills in the Kootenays say they need more woodApr 10, 2014 | 5:56Daybreak South Lumber mills in the Kootenays say they need more wood Audio
Daybreak South Lumber mills in the Kootenays say they need more wood Apr 10, 2014 | 5:56Representatives from those mills will meet with local politicians later today. Lumber mills want to make sure they have enough wood. That could mean accessing timber supply, perhaps in areas currently restricted. Jessara Sinclair looks at what they want.
Daybreak South - Welcome to Rutland and dig the neighbourhoodApr 10, 2014 | 5:46Daybreak South Welcome to Rutland and dig the neighbourhood Audio
Daybreak South Welcome to Rutland and dig the neighbourhood Apr 10, 2014 | 5:46Newcomers often receive a Welcome Wagon basket of coupons from local shops and businesses. But in Kelowna's Rutland neighbourhood, you can expect a different welcome gift. UBCO English professor Nancy Holmes and student's like Kelsey Andersen have more.
Daybreak South - District 23 faces a $4 million shortfallApr 10, 2014 | 8:00Daybreak South District 23 faces a $4 million shortfall Audio
Daybreak South District 23 faces a $4 million shortfall Apr 10, 2014 | 8:00So what will the Central Okanagan School District do? Superintendent Hugh Gloster made recommendations on where the cuts should be made. Moyra Baxter was there. She chairs the Central Okanagan Board of Education.
Daybreak South - Is a lake front aquatic center a possibility?Apr 10, 2014 | 5:43Daybreak South Is a lake front aquatic center a possibility? Audio
Daybreak South Is a lake front aquatic center a possibility? Apr 10, 2014 | 5:43Could an effort to rebuild Kelowna's famed lakeside Aquatic Centre actually succeed? The structure burned to the ground 45 years ago. Wednesday, long time Kelowna resident, Brian Sprout, told us about his dream.
Daybreak South - Kelowna group wants lakefront Aquatic centerApr 9, 2014 | 6:46Daybreak South Kelowna group wants lakefront Aquatic center Audio
Daybreak South Kelowna group wants lakefront Aquatic center Apr 9, 2014 | 6:46A group of long-time Kelowna residents wants to rebuild the Aquatic centre that graced the city's waterfront for decades by selling shares. The effort was started by Brian Sprout. Daybreak's Adrian Nieoczym recently met up with Brian.
Daybreak South - More on the future of the UkraineApr 9, 2014 | 7:07Daybreak South More on the future of the Ukraine Audio
Daybreak South More on the future of the Ukraine Apr 9, 2014 | 7:07In Ukraine, the political chaos continues to dominate headlines and a Vernon man, with relatives there, watches and worries. Andre Danyliu helped monitor the 2005 Ukraine Presidential election.
Daybreak South - CBC uncovers issues with B.C.'s RTB - renters who don't payApr 9, 2014 | 7:39Daybreak South CBC uncovers issues with B.C.'s RTB - renters who don't pay Audio
Daybreak South CBC uncovers issues with B.C.'s RTB - renters who don't pay Apr 9, 2014 | 7:39A CBC investigation has uncovered an example of what landlords say is wrong with BC's Residential tenancy branch. Natalie Clancy tracked one unbelievable set of tenants who have managed to pay little or no rent for the last two years.
Daybreak South - UBCO Accounting students upset by course cutsApr 9, 2014 | 13:13Daybreak South UBCO Accounting students upset by course cuts Audio
Daybreak South UBCO Accounting students upset by course cuts Apr 9, 2014 | 13:13UBC Okanagan students wanting to become certified accountants are having to rejig their plans. Those courses are required for any student wanting to become Chartered Professional Accountants. Scott Courtney is the president of UBCO's Management Student.
Daybreak South - The great Canadian Cheese awardsApr 8, 2014 | 6:31Daybreak South The great Canadian Cheese awards Audio
Daybreak South The great Canadian Cheese awards Apr 8, 2014 | 6:31There is a new king of Canadian cheese. Monday night, the Canadian Cheese Awards were held in Toronto. Judges sampled 291 submissions from almost every part of Canada and crowned a winner. Georgs Kolesnikovs is the Awards chair and founder of the awards
Daybreak South - More people involved in Summerland land swap discussionApr 8, 2014 | 7:40Daybreak South More people involved in Summerland land swap discussion Audio
Daybreak South More people involved in Summerland land swap discussion Apr 8, 2014 | 7:40Over a hundred people attended a town hall meeting in Summerland Monday night. The District wants to remove land near downtown out of the Agricultural Land Reserve. Reporter Brady Strachan was there
Daybreak South - Bruce cook gets a ride back to Kelowna to recover from crashApr 8, 2014 | 5:55Daybreak South Bruce cook gets a ride back to Kelowna to recover from crash Audio
Daybreak South Bruce cook gets a ride back to Kelowna to recover from crash Apr 8, 2014 | 5:55Professional motocross rider Bruce Cook is back home in Kelowna to begin a long, difficult journey. Three months ago, a crash during a show in Hamilton, left him paralyzed. Fundraisers are planned to help him cover medical costs.
Daybreak South - Okanagan MP wants longer time before paroleApr 8, 2014 | 6:44Daybreak South Okanagan MP wants longer time before parole Audio
Daybreak South Okanagan MP wants longer time before parole Apr 8, 2014 | 6:44A private members bill has been put forward in Parliament to extent parole ineligibility. It was put forward by Okanagan Shuswap MP Colin Mayes. This after the 25 years handed Matthew Foerster in Taylor Van Diest's killing. Here's her mom, Marie.
Daybreak South - Van Diests' respond to murder convictionApr 7, 2014 | 6:48Daybreak South Van Diests' respond to murder conviction Audio
Daybreak South Van Diests' respond to murder conviction Apr 7, 2014 | 6:48A Kelowna jury has found 28 year old Matthew Foerster guilty of first degree murder and sent him to prison for 25 years. He killed 18-year old Taylor Van Diest in Armstrong on Halloween night, 2011. Marie Van Diest is Taylor's mother.
Daybreak South - Foot Golf is coming to British ColumbiaApr 7, 2014 | 5:17Daybreak South Foot Golf is coming to British Columbia Audio
Daybreak South Foot Golf is coming to British Columbia Apr 7, 2014 | 5:17A new hybrid sport called Foot Golf is coming to British Columbia for the first time. It's just like playing golf, but with a soccer ball. CBC's Liz Hostland scoped it out last week.
Daybreak South - Elections BC report centers on political donationsApr 7, 2014 | 8:05Daybreak South Elections BC report centers on political donations Audio
Daybreak South Elections BC report centers on political donations Apr 7, 2014 | 8:05Elections BC has just released its list of political donations during the last provincial election. There are interesting tidbits. Wolf Depner is a political scientist at UBC Okanagan, and our regular political commentator.

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