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Stolen. Murdered. Missing.

In the 1970s, Cleo was taken by child welfare workers and adopted in the U.S. Her family has been searching for her since.

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Naming the problem

Hillary gives Sloane a diagnosis of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to help her understand why she feels so overwhelmed at times.

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Stopping disease by not having kids

'I will actually be the the person who stops Huntington's in our family,' says Chantelle Smith

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Human guinea pigs

Explore the world of clinical drug trials, including host Geoff Turner's own experience as a human guinea pig.

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Are you a fan of early/classic rock 'n' roll?

Guest: Musician Sandy Morris

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Do you even care about politics anymore?

Guest: Ed Hollett political/public policy blogger and senior research fellow in NL for AIMS, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies.

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Is prison the right place to send someone suffering from mental illness?

Guests: Heidi Edgar, Program Manager with the Justice Program of Canadian Mental Health Association - NL Division. Dan McGettigan, director, Turnings.

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Gardening

GUEST: Michel Murray, Murray's Garden Centre.

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What's the story behind a unique place name in your community?

Guest: Aaron O'Brien, mapped trails and local place names on a map between Cape Broyle and Cappahayden.

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Who's the funniest comedian of all time?

Guest: Mark Critch

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Have you ever adopted a pet?

Guests: Heather Ballard , Rescue NL Jessica Rendell, Heavenly Creatures Judy Perry, Hoppy Homes Rescue

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What's one small thing people can do to protect the environment?

Guest: Diana Baird, Chair of the Steering Committee, NL Environment Network.

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Gardening

Guest: Botanist Peter Scott

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Are you living with PTSD?

Life with PTSD can be difficult. Coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, for some, is an exhausting daily chore. Jamie MacWhirter, co-founder PTSD Buddies.

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It's trivia today on CrossTalk

Ahead on the show: Trivia phone-in with in-house expert Ted Blades.

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Healthcare system: Problems and solutions

CBC NL's two-week review of issues in the health care system concludes with a forum this evening (May 31, 2018) at MUN on possible solutions to problems. In advance of that, listeners were invited to call in to our radio forum and speak with Cec Haire's guests Ramona Dearing and Anthony Germain.

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What should be in a new air passenger bill of rights?

Guest: passenger rights advocate - Woody French

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Gardening Day

It's Tuesday, time for our gardening show we'll have advice on what to do while you're waiting for the nasty weather to pass by. Guest: Anthony O'Neill, O'Neill's Gardenland in Spaniard's Bay.

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What's your favourite trail to hike in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Guests: Jason Edwards, East Coast Trail Association & Paul Wylezol, chair of the International Appalachian Trail NL

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What is your favourite NL book or author?

Guest: Kevin Major

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Have the services of the CNIB made a difference in your life?

Guest: Allan Angus, counsellor, CNIB NL

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Gardening

Get your gardening questions ready for horticulturist Ross Traverse.

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What foods are you fond of that come in a can?

Guest: Maureen Power, History Curator at the Provincial Museum/The Rooms.

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How is climate change affecting the way we live?

Ken Snelgrove and Joe Daraio, researchers from faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at MUN will be our guests.

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I'm Fred Hutton. Get your questions ready for our gardening CrossTalk.

Todd Boland of the MUN Botanical Garden

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Mental Health and Addictions Services

Is there enough support in your community for people who are dealing with mental illness or addiction? Guest-host Fred Hutton welcomes two co-chairs from the Community Coalition for Mental Health - mental health advocate Mark Gruchy and harm reduction manager Tree Walsh.

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What's the best thing about being a grandmother

Mother's Day sneaks up on us this weekend but is NOT just for mothers. It's a day for grandmothers too. We're asking what's the best thing about being a grand mother or having a grandmother? Our guest is 95 year old grand mother Sara Sexton.

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How do we fix litter?

Guest: Karen Hickman, Clean St. John's.

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We're talking about the new right to die laws in Canada, would you consider ending your life with the help of a doctor?

Dr. Daryl Pullman, Professor of Medical Ethics, Director, Health Research Unit, Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University (( medical assistance in dying ))

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It's the first gardening show of the season.

Get your questions ready for Tim Walsh from MUN's Botanical Garden.

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Are you making the most of coupons to save money?

GUESTS: Coupon Queens of Newfoundland and Labrador. Tina Crane AND Rebecca Fitzgerald

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What annoys you most about motorcycles

Guests: Lez Snow, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, Motorist Awareness Coordinator and Dale Williams who's also with the GWRRA.

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Have you ever been told you can't sing?

Guest: Susan Knight, Growing The Voices: Festival 500. Shirley Facey, singing student, " So You Always Wanted To Sing "

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What to you do to attract bees to help your garden

GUESTS: Catherine Dempsey President of the NL Beekeeping Association and Dan Price, experienced beekeeper.

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How do you regulate short-term rentals in people's houses?

Guest: Tourism Minister Chris Mitchelmore.

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It time elected officials be forced to sign off on a code of conduct policy?

Linda Ross, of President and CEO of the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women. Carey Majid, Executive Director of the Human Rights Commission

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Is it time to end the recreational cod fishery?

Todd O'Brien.

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How do you like to cook your wild game?

Todd Perrin. Mallard Cottage.

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Could a social enterprise help fill a need and create jobs in your community?

Catherine French, manager Cochrane Centre. Nicole Helwig, Manager Centre for Social Enterprise

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Have you considered using medical marijuana?

Medical marijuana use in Canada, remains controversial and divisive. Some doctors prescribe it, some don't and never will. Yet some patients say medical cannabis helps them and is an unexpected blessing.

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What will it take to get drivers in this province to stop speeding?

Guest: Carl Smith former and retired RCMP member. Jim Brazil, Safety NL, defensive driving instructor.

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What (or who) makes a perfect scone? The simple scone, that flaky pastry, are popular and so easy to make, an usually include dried fruit. Do you like scones with raisins? Cheese and chives? At an afternoon tea?

Guest: Carolyn Power, Executive chef at the Hungry Heart Cafe.

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What's your most rewarding experience as a volunteer?

It's volunteer week, we're celebrating the thousands of people in this province who give their time and talent without anything in return. Volunteers give because "you get more than you give"... if you volunteer, what's been your most rewarding experience? GUESTS: Margo Edison, Diane Davis

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World and Olympic figure skating champion Kaetlyn Osmond.

World and Olympic figure skating champion Kaetlyn Osmond.

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Is a tunnel needed or necessary?

The new review of a tunnel between Labrador and Newfoundland has the premier suggesting he's open to a partnership with Quebec and that a public-private partnership could possibly finance it. What's a province to do? Is a tunnel needed or necessary?

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What are you doing to reduce your use of plastics?

The plastics we use lingers, on land and sea, longer after we're done with it. Raising awareness of plastic's environmental impacts and reducing our dependency on it, is the goal of a local wildlife biologist. What are you doing to reduce your use of plastics?

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Our guest is a specialty cake decorator. We want your cake baking tips, Tell us about the cakes you've baked.

Aaron McInnis, Happy Belly Cakery in CBS.

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Have you had a close encounter with a wild animal?

Dennis Minty. Nature photographer, environmental educator.

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When did you become a sci-fi fan?

Sci-Fi on the Rock, Vice chair Steve Lake and Mae Dalton-Summers, executive member Sci-Fi on the Rock will be our guests.

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It's April 5th, Pay Equity Day, do you think gender pay equity is possible?

St. John's Status of Women Council executive director Jenny Wright. St. John's Status of Women Council director Dwan Street.

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Are you worried about your personal information?

Honestly, who reads on line user agreements? Terms and conditions? News headlines on the improper use of personal information from facebook accounts puts the spotlight on what we agree to when we sign up. Guests: Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy and Chris Dillon from Triware and Board member at NATI

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What condiment do you crave?

Making a burger better or taking the edge off cury, condiments play an important role in many meals and for some no meal is complete with a little something on the side. Condiments are more than just pickles and sauces. Guest: Condiment king, Steve Curtis.

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Good Friday and Easter traditions

Cec Haire and his studio guest Maureen Power, Curator of History at The Rooms, with a show about the various traditions observed during the Easter weekend.

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What do you think of the budget?

You've had a day to think about it. Is there anything in it you didn't expect or see? Was there anything you were hoping to see that wasn't included? Our guest is Fred Hutton.

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We have tips and advice on cooking for one, and we want to know what are your suggestions, tips and advice on cooking for one?

My guest is chef Andie Bulman.

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Should cat declawing be banned in NL?

Veterinarian Dr. Maggie Brown-Bury

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What do you think of Judy Foote's appointment as Newfoundland and Labradors Lieutenant Governor?

Kelly Blidook, Memorial University political science professor.

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What are you planning to grow in your garden this year?

Guests: Jackson McLean, assistant manager The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze. Dan Rubin, Perfectly Perennial Herbs and Seeds.

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What traditional knowledge do you value most?"

Pam Hall, artist and author, "Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge: Excerpts from Chapters I and II."

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