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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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the high cost of workplace incivility

Do you dread going to work and having to face a tough boss or difficult colleagues?

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Design shapes the world

We hear from designers who say charette workshops can revolutionize design and unite communities.

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New Horizons reaches Pluto

After a ten year journey, NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto will reach the dwarf planet on July 14.

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Illegal download notices

Should you pay or ignore, keep calm and carry on?

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Twillingate Doctor Gets Huge Honour From the Governor General

Recently, in recognition of his contributions as a family physician, mentor and community leader, Dr Mohammed Ravalia of Twillingate was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

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Town of Gander on the Hook For Parking Lot Upkeep at Shopping Centre

The Town of Gander will be on the hook for looking after the parking lot at a local shopping centre after a Supreme Court ruling last week.That may be a costly outcome for the Town.

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Triathlete Fron Grand Falls - Windsor Wins Big in Weekend Competition

Sue Rogers from Grand Falls - Windsor was the first woman to cross the finish line in this past weekend's Dartmouth Epic Iron Triathlon.She swam, biked and ran incredible distances in a challenging race.

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Czech Plane Memorial - Part 2

Flight OK 523 crashed in Gander in 1967, almost 50 years ago. We hear from some people in Newfoundland who helped the victims

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Czech Plane Memorial Unveiled in Gander

On September 5, 1967 flight OK523 travelling from Prague to Havana crashed outside Gander after refuelling. 37 people died and there were 32 survivors. This weekend the Gander Airport Historical society erected a memorial plaque to commemorate the tragedy

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Why a Local Concessions Provider is Tired of Volunteers Getting a Free Ride at the Rink

You may have also seen the hospitality rooms with meals and snacks volunteers offer when local sports associations host tournaments. In Gander, there's a new conflict between the fries provider and the freebees served up by groups.

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Save Your Recyclables

Broadening Horizons is asking people of Gander NOT to forget to leave out beverage containers for them to pick-up and that would be, separate from recycling.

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Gander Nurse Practitioner Wins Big

Dena King is the winner of the Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador Nursing Practice of the Year Award. We talk to her and her daughter about the recognition.

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Turning Off the Tap in Gander

The town of Gander wants you to start thinking about water conservation. We talk to councillor Wayne Lorenzen.

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GFW Bishop Reacts to Papal Encyclical

Pope Francis had a lot to say about climate change in a message to Catholic leadership yesterday. We ask the Bishop of Grand Falls, Bishop Anthony Daniels, what it all means.

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Paddling in the Same Direction

We talk to Joanne Power about creating a dragon boat team for breast cancer survivors in Central Newfoundland.

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Ethanol Burner Explosion Sends Two Kids to Janeway

Taylor Roberts was having a slumber party to celebrate her 10th birthday, when an ethanol burner exploded in the room. We talk to her mother, Lisa Roberts, about what happened and how everyone is doing.

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Conservation Visions Takes Shape

Former provincial wildlife biologist Shane Mahoney wants to count all the wild game and produce we eat. We talk to him about his new company, Conservation Visions.

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Nutritional Value of Long Term Care

The recent Auditor General's report found problems with the menu at long term care homes in this province. We talk to a dietitian to find out how big a problem really is.

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Photo Exhibit of Brave Women in our Province Who are Fighting Breast Cancer

One out of nine is the name of a new photography exhibit, featuring women coping with breast cancer. It opens in Gander on June 12. Malia Enstrom is the photographer, and Sondria Browne is her inspiration.

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The ABCs of ATVs in Gander

Some parents in Gander say the town and police are going too far with ATV and dirt bike policy enforcement. Councillor Wayne Lorenzen addresses those complaints.

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Why Black Flies Exist

The black flies have hatched, making our outdoor time a little less pleasant. We talk to entomologist Barry Hicks about why they're even in the ecosystem.

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Repatriating Demasduit & Nonosbawsut

We talk to MP Scott Simms about why he is taking on the fight to have the Beothuk remains in a Scottish museum repatriated to Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Education from Concussion U

Concussion U is a group at Memorial University who aim to educate young athletes about the dangers of concussion, and they're doing it one personal story at a time.

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Twillingate B&B Reflects on 25 Years of Service

Hillside B & B has been standing watch over Twillingate for 25 years. We speak with the old - and new - owners of the place and find out how things have changed in the town over that time.

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Bidding Farewell to a Legend

After 30 years on the job, Lewisporte music teacher Lindy Whitt is retiring. To mark the occasion, about a dozen of his former students came back to Central to tip their hat to a man they hold in high regards and play with their teacher one more time.

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Managing MUN's Funds

Noreen Golfman, Memorial University's provost and vice president academi, shares her thoughts on how the institution can save money.

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Equal Pay for Paramedics

Paramedics in the private sector want the same pay as those in the public system. We talk to paramedic Ryan Simms about why they've started a petition. And NL Health Minister Steve Kent responds to their concerns.

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Catch & Release to Win

Letting that salmon live to see another day could make anglers win big this fishing season. We talk to John McCarthy is the president of The Salmon Preservation Association of Newfoundland, or SPAWN, find out about a new contest.

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Prepping for Ironman

A marathon is a pretty big accomplishment. But Ironman takes it to a whole new level. Our Julia Cook joins long-time triathlete Sue Rodgers to see what it takes to compete.

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Close Call with a Corvette

Eye witness to what's become an infamous case of dangerous driving. We speak to a passenger in the car closest to that red Corvette doing doughnuts on Kenmount Road in St. John's.

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Chief Mi'sel Joe Speaks About Recent Trip to Scotland

The Chief of the Miawpukek band had an emotional visit to the National Museum of Scotland a couple of weeks ago. Sagamaw Mi'sel Joe was in Edinburgh to talk to museum officials about the re-patriation of remains of two Beothuk people killed in the 1820s.

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A Fisherman's Reaction to Cuts to the NL Share of Gulf of St. Lawrence Halibut Quota

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans dealt another blow to this province's fish harvesters on May 21. Minister Gail Shea reduced the NL portion of the halibut quota in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Earl Keough is a fisherman in Parson's Pond.

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Former Fish Plant Worker Reacts to Provincial Government Allowing Fish Landed in NL to be Shipped Out Unprocessed

The government has minimum processing requirements that are supposed to protect the jobs of plant workers. Documents obtained through access to information show companies have made more than a hundred requests to ship fish out of the province.

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Animal Invasion in Central NL

Getting up close and personal with scorpions & kangaroos. We talk to wildlife educator Kyle Lawrie about bring his zoo on creatures on the road.

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Healthy Heart in Our Hands

A director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Heart and Stroke Foundation tells us how women can take responsibility for their own health.

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A Rec Plan for Gander

The town of Gander is asking the public what it wants in way of recreation facilities. It's coming up with a recreation plan for the next 10 years. Councillor Sarah McBreairty tells us more.

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Recycling in Central Update

We're a month into recycling in Central Newfoundland. We speak with waste management to see how it's been going.

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A Life's Work Gone

A museum dedicated to the life of logger's is being permanently shut down. We hear from one of the employees, as well as the daughter of one of the men who built the Logger's Life Museum.

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Blood Results to the Wrong Number

We talk to dairy farmer David Simmons, who says he keeps getting confidential medical info from health authorities on his fax machine.

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Privacy Breach Blowin' in the Wind

The private health information of some patients in Central has been blowing around outdoors. We ask the CEO of Central Health how that happened.

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Big Money for MS Research

Dr. Craig Moore, who was just named as a Canada Research Chair, talks about how the funding will help with Multiple Sclerosis research.

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Booming Year for Jumping Bean Founder

Jeff LeDrew, founder of The Jumping Bean, just won Memorial University's School of Business' P.J.Gardiner Newfoundland & Labrador Entrepreneur of the Year. We speak to him about the achievement.

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Paying More for the Public Pool

The Gander Arts and Culture Centre pool has jacked up its prices & it has some people thinking whoever made that decision has gone off the deep end. We hear from some of the people who use the pool.

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Care for Marvin

A family in Hare Bay is struggling to find 24-hour home care for their brother who has a disability.

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Not Happy with HST Hike

An increase to the HST was one of the biggest bombshells in Thursday's provincial budget. We talk to the head of the Baie Verte and Area Chamber of Commerce about that.

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Money for Municipalities

The provincial government has announced a new funding arrangement for Newfoundland and Labrador communities, something the municipalities have been waiting for.

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Problems with Privatization

We talk about what privatizing some long-term care will mean for how seniors are served in their declining years with Shaun Lane, president of the Personal Care Home Association.

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The Fight for Citizenship

We catch up with a Filipino man who's been fighting to stay in the country.

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The Root Cellars of Twillingate

Digging up information about root cellars in Twillingate. We take a tour around the some 232 root cellars in the Central Newfoundland town.

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Nipped in the Bid

The province says it's a big, fat no from the province on resettlement. We talk to Nipper's Harbour mayor Ted Noble to find out why residents are staying put.

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Sustainable Farming

We talk to Abigail Ricketts, project manager with Enactus, about a new program at Memorial University aims to make farms more environmentally friendly.

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Back to Square One

Liberal Derrick Bragg was the candidate for the Bonavista North district. But he's back to the start with the electoral district changes. We hear from him and Liberal Party president John Allan.

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A Working Holiday

An eye doctor from Grand Falls-Windsor is going on a working holiday next week and he's hoping you can help. We talk to optometrist Steve McIntosh.

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Clarenville Hosts the 2015 Allan Cup, Starting April 13

Hockey fans from across the province and Canada are in Clarenville for the 2015 Allan Cup.The national senior AAA men's hockey tournament includes 6 teams, including those from Clarenville and Grand Falls-Windsor.

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Gander Man Part of Historic Mission in the Arctic - Diving on the Erebus

Sir John Franklin set sail in 1845 on a quest to find the Northwest Passage. The expedition became was never heard from again. Parks Canada announced they had found the Erebus and are sending divers down to check out the wreckmore closely.

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Local Lumber Company Suffers a Serious Fire

Yesterday, Cottle's Island Lumber employees watched a serious fire destroy part of the business. Deborah Bourden is a spokesperson for the company. We also speak with Summerford Mayor, Kevin Barnes.

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Like Father, Like Son - Competitors at the Canadian Powerlifting Union National Championships

The national powerlifting championships are going on in St. John's this week. Two athletes from Conne River have taken their friendly family competition to the next level. Devin Benoit and his father Bob are both taking part in the event.

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Enrolment Committee for Membership Into Qalipu First Nations Band Increased

There is a long line up of people waiting for their applications to the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation to be heard. There are currently more than twenty-three thousand members of the landless band. That number is certainly going to increase.

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