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NL: Central Morning Show

Join host Leigh Anne Power in Gander on the Central Newfoundland Morning Show. The show provides news along with current affairs items and stories of local interest from urban areas and the diverse rural communities surrounding the two towns.

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Trump's campaign to undo Obama's legacy

Bulldozing Obama's legacy is a preoccupation of the 45th president.

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Season 1 update

In March 2018, David and his team of volunteers conduct a fourth search of Holmes Lake for Adrien McNaughton.

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My way

Layla navigates offers of drugs and alcohol at school. Olivia goes down a dangerous path.

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The power of the Pope

CBC correspondent Steven D’Souza was there as thousands cheered, white smoke bellowed and a new pope was chosen.

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Grandma makes it to grad

A grandmother from Brown's Arm nearly missed her grandson's graduation but the kindness of others saved the day. Fanny Smith tells us her story.

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Cleaning up the illegal dump sites of Botwood

Botwood has become a dumping ground lately. But a team of residents decided to team up to do something about it. CBC's Martin Jones spoke with the organizers of the cleanup effort.

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Baie Verte seniors' home remains closed

We talk to Derek Simmons, the province's fire commissioner, about why the Bay View Manor seniors' home in Baie Verte has not gotten the green light to re-open after a fire last April.

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Peacocks living large in Campbellton

The Campbellton Berry Farm isn't just juicy berries. It's also home to about a dozen peacocks. The CBC's Melissa Tobin found more about the muster from farmer Victoria Thornley.

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Diesel the dog returns to owner who pleaded guilty to neglect

The manager of the Gander and Area SPCA Bonnie Harris is still upset by the Court Order she abided by last week to give a dog back to its owner who plead guilty to neglecting her animals. She speaks with the CBC's David Newell.

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NLESD strictly enforcing bussing rule in coming school year

Terry Hall of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District talks about why the board in being strict on the 1.6km rule.

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MUN researchers examine plastics amounts in fish diets

Researchers at Memorial University recently published a paper with some good news about ocean plastics. Max Liboiron tell us about the results.

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One salmon limit bad for business

We talk to John Sheppard, who owns a store owner that sells salmon flies and angling gear, who says the one-fish limit on salmon retention this year could put him out of business.

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George's Brook - Milton elects first municipal council

The residents of George's Brook - Milton voted in their first municipal election on Tuesday. We talk to Craig Pardy and Sarah Whelan, who were both among the seven people elected to council.

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NL coach heading to 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

The athletes she coaches may come home with medals or just big smiles. But Rosemary Ryan is glad she'll be a part of it. The Newfoundland woman was just picked as a coach for the Canadian team at next year's Special Olympics World Summer Games.

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Poor internet bad for business in rural NL

Zach Healey lives in rural Newfoundland owns and operates Central Motion Graphics and Designs, where he does graphics for video. But he says his poor internet connection isn't good for his business.

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New museum exhibit tells the ABC's on NL

Curator Connie Penton of the Mary March Museum gives us a tour of the new exhibit, Newfoundland from A to Z.

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Illegal dumping persists is Botwood

Mayor Scott Sceviour talks about plans to clean up a huge illegal dumping ground in Botwood.

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Baby bumps in Central NL delivery services

Heath Brown, VP of community health for Central Health, talks about the issues surrounding delivery services in the region.

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NS legislature's anti-bullying policy

The Speaker of the House in Nova Scotia, Liberal Kevin Murphy, tells us how it acted to prevent bullying and harassment from becoming part of life within government.

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Updating the Mary March Museum

The permanent exhibit at the Mary March Museum has been updated to today's political climate. Curator Connie Penton tells us about the changes, particularly those to the Beothuk exhibit.

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GFW mayor calls on province to build wood resources

Mayor Barry Manual of Grand Falls-Windsor say he wants the provincial government to make better use of the forest resource in providing local employment.

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Legos and beer for the Port Rexton Volunteer Fire Department

Alicia MacDonald of the Port Rexton Brewery and Geffery FowLow, chief of the Port Rexton Volunteer Fire Department tells us about the Cut Throat Lego Competition this weekend to help raise money for the Jaws of Life.

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The female MHA experience

NDP Lorraine Michael and Liberal Sandra Kelly - two women who served as members of the House of Assembly - talk about about their experiences and whether there were times when they felt bullied.

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NDP leaders talks about harassment in the HoA

Allegations of harassment against Liberal government member Eddie Joyce dominated Question Periods in the House of Assembly last week. We speak with NDP leader Gerry Rogers about what she's seen in her time in government.

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Central teen disconnects from a year

The smart phone is in just about every part of most people's lives these days. But for the past year, 19-year-old Kyra Fancey has gone without one. We ask her about her experience and why she did it.

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LGBTQ activist talks Springdale and religion

Ryan Reid speaks to us about how religious beliefs in his community play a big part behind the controversy of a rainbow crosswalk in Springdale.

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Canada fails to protect wild salmon from aquaculture: federal report

We talk to Steve Sutton of the Atlantic Salmon Federation a report from the federal environment commissioner that says the country has failed to protect wild salmon from aquaculture.

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A healthy way to eat Newfoundland food

We talk to author Jessica Mitton about her new cookbook that will make your favourite Newfoundland meals much better for you to eat.

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New Indigenous band forms in Burgeo

After feeling like outsiders in the larger Qalipu Mi'kmaq band, some Indigenous people in the Burgeo area decided it was time to re-form their own group. We speak with their newly elected chief.

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Still no decision on rainbow crosswalk in Springdale

The debate over the rainbow crosswalk in Springdale continues, as members of the high school's Gender Sexuality Alliance met with town councillors Monday night. CBC's Martin Jones was there to tell us what happened.

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Rainbow crosswalk helps people feel welcomed say EGAL Canada VP

Susan Rose, national vice-president for EGALE Canada, talks about the reason why the rainbow crosswalk promotes equality for people of all genders and sexualities.

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Empowerment Week begins at Glenwood school

We speak with students at Lakewood Academy in Glenwood about Empowerment Week, which will help them prepare for life outside of school.

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New support group for parents of trans kids starts in central NL

Rebecca Blackmore of the Parents of Trans and Gender Diverse Kids NL and Lab - GFW Chapter talks to us about why she started the group.

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Springdale council denies rainbow crosswalk

A group of LGBTQ+ students in Springdale wanted to paint a crosswalk in rainbow colours but the town council said no. CBC's Martin Jones visited the town to find out why.

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Historian uncovers new information about 1945 plane crash in Gander

Historian Darrell Hillier wanted to know more about the fatal crash of a B-24 Liberator bomber in Gander on Valentine's Day, 1945. His research lead to him discovering a whole new story about the families and the girls the ten men killed left behind.

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Increased demands lead to longer wait times for medical procedures

Health Minister Dr. John Haggie talks about the reasons why the wait times for many procedures are getting longer.

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The health benefits of Newfoundland trees

Botanist and medical biochemist Diana Beresford-Kroeger tells us about the healing powers of the forests of Newfoundland.

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NLers waste more water than average Canadians

We're wasting tremendous amounts of fresh water in this province. We speak with Katie Power the provincial Conservation Corps about how much water is flushed down the drains.

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GFW seniors staying active

The CBC's Martin Jones tells us about the story of the active residents of Golden Years Estate Retirement Home in Grand Falls-Windsor and their recreation director, Mike Carroll.

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Gander business helping feed seniors

Thingamajiggers in Gander is hoping to become a place for seniors to find an affordable meal. The CBC's Martin Jones speaks with owner Betty Sagi.

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GFW sports shop honours Humboldt bus crash

Grant Peyton of Grant's Sports Excellence tells us how his business is sending love from Grand Falls-Windsor to Humboldt, Saskatchewan.

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DJ Composites workers vote against latest offer

Workers at DJ Composites in Gander have been locked out since December, 2016. Workers voted against the latest deal presented from the company. We ask Iggy Oram, the local representative for Unifor, why.

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Distracted drivers biggest risk on the road

We speak with Sgt. Brad Saint of the Corner Brook detachment of the RNC about the big issue of distracted driving and how we can all help fix the problem.

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Gander Minor Hockey pays tribute to the Humboldt Broncos

Players, coaching staff and parents with the Gander Minor Hockey Association held a tribute for those affected by the the Humboldt Broncos bus crash on Tuesday evening. The CBC's Martin Jones was there.

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Geek Fest coming to Gander this summer

Deputy mayor Tara Pollett tells us about the new festival, Geek Fest, coming to Gander in July.

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Wind energy blows into Central

The co-founder of Wreckhouse Energy tell us how his company is using wind energy to save money for business and communities. And the mayor of Botwood explains how communities in the region will be using the technology.

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Clarenville's Farmers Market gets new digs

Krista Chatman of the Clarenville's Farmers Market tells us about the big upgrades coming to the market.

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GFW brothers kidnapped in Pakistan

Zara Dogar tells us about her two brothers, who grew up in Grand Falls-Windsor, who have been kidnapped by their father and held captive in Pakistan since December 2016.

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Seniors advocate says Budget 2018 lacks depth

Ralph Morris of the Coalition of Seniors, Pensioners and Retires groups of Newfoundland and Labrador gives his take on the latest provincial budget.

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New school for Bay d'Espoir

Budget 2018 set aside money for a new school in Bay d'Espoir, after the original building was burned to the ground. We ask St. Alban's mayor Gail Hoskins, who also has children at the school, she thinks it means for the community.

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GFW rapper Nasty gets dream recording session with Classified

Nigel Lewis always wanted to become a rapper. Now the Grand Falls-Windsor native, who goes by the name Nasty, has a new song produced by major recording artist Classified.

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Louise Jones takes over as interim CEO at Central Health

We talk to Louise Jones, the new interim Chief Executive Officer at Central Health, about her new role and the issues at Central Health.

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Fisheries scientist George Rose talks about decline in cod stocks

For the last several years cod populations have been slowly growing, raising hope of a renewed commercial fishery. But last week, DFO's latest numbers showed a decline in stocks, and fisheries scientist George Rose says us humans are to blame.

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Lost licences: Sealer says DFO can't find his records

Some fishermen say their sealing licences have disappeared from the system at DFO and they can't renew them anymore. We speak with sealer Gary Greenham about his concerns.

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Advocate says there's more to be done to end family violence

The province has expanded the definition of family violence to include emotional, psychological and financial abuse. We ask Janice Kennedy of the Provincial Network on the Status of Women if the changes go far enough.

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NDP MP presses for banking at Canada Post

NDP Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen says banking at Canada Post will help vulnerable Canadians get services that are lacking from the big institutions. She speaks with the CBC's Melissa Tobin.

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Fogo take on ex-NHLers

Fogo Island's no stranger to celebrities, but this weekend they're not coming for the hotel resort. They're coming to play hockey. Adam Young, a member of the local team, tell us more about taking on a visiting NHL Alumni team.

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Research recommends voodoo doll for disgruntled workers

A recent study from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University says having a voodoo doll of your boss can do wonders if you feel disrespected at work.

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Bishop's Falls inmates helping people in Haiti and Nicaragua see better

We learn how inmates at the Bishop's Falls Correctional Centre are helping people in two of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere through the Lions International's Recycle for Sight program.

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Non-profit urges for more women in aviation

Elevate Aviation, a non-profit group that's encouraging women to get into the aviation field, landed in Gander last week to give 40 young women a tour of the air traffic control centre. And the CBC's Melissa Tobin was there.

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Hypnosis for health

Channeling the good vibes. We hear more about a talk about the medical benefits of hypnotherapy and energy-healing happening in Gander Monday night.

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GFW mother and son living with Tourette Syndrome

Tara Bannister struggled most of her life with what she called 'bad habits'. After noticing the same behaviour in her son, she took him to the doctor, only to find out they both have Tourette Syndrome. They tell their story to the CBC's Martin Jones.

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Gander's Gushue Girls cheer hard at The Brier

Gander's Gushue Girls are getting almost as much attention as their favourite curler at this year's Brier in Regina. The CBC's Peter Mills meets them in the stands.

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Cold water skills for kids

We take you to a course run by The Open Door CYN and the Arts & Culture Centre pool that teaches kids to know what to do if they fall through the ice.

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Marine freight fight over

A federal court has dismissed an attempt to cut Marine Atlantic's subsidy. We hear from Paul Griffin, president and CEO of the Crown Corporation.

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iPhone 911

People who own iPhones in this province have a feature on their phone that NL 911 wants them to learn how to use. We find out more from Kerry Power.

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Repairs made to the mid-island route

The joint council in southwestern Newfoundland will be putting up signs to guide people along a mid-island route from the Burgeo highway to Buchans. We find out more from vice chair Barbara Barter.

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Joel Thomas Hynes talks March Hare

Writer, actor, and musician Joel Thomas Hynes is in Newfoundland this week for the March Hare. The CBC's Melissa Tobin finds out what the literary festival means to him.

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Changes to Legal Aid Act means no choice of lawyers

We ask Justice Minister Andrew Parsons why government is removing the choice of counsel provision in Legal Aid Act.

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GFW native curling at the Brier

Andrew Taylor is living his curling dream as a member of Team NL at the Tim Horton's Brier. We talk to him about what what it's like to play the biggest curling champion in Canada.

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Spaniard's Bay man trying to ID mystery portrait

Clyde Drover of Spaniard's Bay took an antique picture frame apart and found a picture of a mystery lady inside. We ask for clues to help locate its origins.

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DFO releases latest salmon stocks data

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans latest analysis of the 2017 Atlantic salmon season is out. We find out how that could affect the upcoming 2018 season.

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The Last March Hare

After 30 years, The March Hare is coming to a close. We ask organizer Rex Brown about this year's line-up and why the literary festival is coming to an end.

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From TNL to Come From Away

Kate Etienne grew up in Corner Brook, performing for Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador. These days, she settled into a stage career in Toronto as understudy in the musical Come From Away. The CBC's Martin Jones finds out more about her journey to the big stage.

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Pacquet volunteer fire department going strong

Jodie Matthews, the fire chief of the Pacquet volunteer fire department, tells us how her small community fire department is persevering.

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Flawed process in clam quota decision: Ball

Premier Dwight Ball says he has more questions for Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc about the decision on the clam quotas.

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Commentary: It's not rocket science!

The NL government announced it's surveying ex-pats to find out why they left and what will get them back home. Comedian Liam Small says he can save the government the twenty grand.

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EVH takes on The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Teacher Scott Simms and level three student Lauryn Coffey tell us about Exploits Valley High's production of the musical 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee', happening Friday and Saturday night in Grand Falls-Windsor.

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Port Blandfort changing zoning to prevent clearcutting

The Town of Port Blandford is making sure a provincial forest management plan won't change the look of their community by changing zoning in the town. We talk to the mayor, Chad Holloway.

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Conne River left out of surf clam deal

Shayne McDonald, justice director in Conne River, tells is why people in his community feel like they were left out of the surf clam quota awarded to an indigenous group and its partners by DFO .

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Laws must change says MHA Cathy Bennett

We ask MHA Cathy Bennett why she thinks its so important to change the labours laws in the province to stop sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Giving a hoot

Researcher Sarah Butt says there's plenty to learn about owls in the forests of Newfoundland and Labrador and she's looking for your help to spot the wide-eyed birds around the province.

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Future unknown for Twillingate fish plant

DFO's latest numbers on shrimp are down and that has many speculating the Notre Dame Seafoods plant in Twillingate will be closed again this year. We ask local union vice president John Hynes what that means for workers.

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No snow means no go for Special Olympics event in GFW

The annual snowshoe and cross-country ski event hosted by the Special Olympics won't be going ahead this weekend in Grand Falls-Windsor as planned. And it's all because of the weather. We talk to Connie Lidstone of the Exploits Hurricanes Special Olympics team about how hard it was to make the call.

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Deliveries in GFW only for next few months

Dr. Jeff Cole, vice president of medical services for Central Health gives us the reasons why expectant moms will have to give birth in Grand Falls-Winsdor.

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Snowboard apparel company from GFW goes international

Grand Falls Windsor's Alex Henniffent started his company Voltfuse when he was in junior high school. Eight years later, he tells us how he's gone international with the snowboard apparel brand.

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Bad optics for government on eye clinic debate

Premier Dwight Ball's presence at a rally in Corner Brook on a proposed eye clinic appears to have undermined his own health minister. We ask a political scientist Kelly Blidook for his view on the matter.

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Without a trace in Central Newfoundland

It's been over four decades since a Grand Falls-Windsor man vanished without a trace. The CBC's Martin Jones speaks with his brother, Ed Power, who refuses to give up hope in his search for answers.

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'Necessary changes' to Fogo ferry service say Minister

Transportation Minister Steve Crocker addresses Fogo Islanders' request for an investigation into the operation of their ferry service.

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Nurses' Union concerned over loss of obstetrics in Gander

Obstetrics services at Central Health are only available in Grand Falls - Windsor again. And it's not just the pregnant women who are having to travel longer. Debbie Forward of the Registered Nurses' Union of Newfoundland and Labrador explains.

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Sharing the skill of snowshoe-making

The CBC's Melissa Tobin drops into a snowshoe-making class hosted by The Qalipu First Nation.

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Trinity tweets from two centuries ago

A Trinity-inspired Twitter account is new but the tweets are 200 years old. We speak with the man who run the account, Geoff Budden.

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Fogo residents fed up with ferry situation

Residents of Fogo Island say they've had it with intermittent and unsatisfactory ferry service and they're asking for a government investigation into what's happening.

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Wetland walk through Gambo

Ducks Unlimited and the Stewardship Association of Municipalities hosted a winter wetland walk to talk about the importance of that environment is for sustainability.

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