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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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Defying the shut down of Norway's FM Radio service

In a world first, Norway has switched off its FM radio service — but not everyone is celebrating the move to digital.

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How to save an island

The National Film Board of Canada went to visit the island of Fogo, and interview people about their future.

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The biggest stories of 2017

What is it like to confront Harvey Weinstein or to be swept up by the 'antifa' movement?

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A 20 year-old mystery

A well-liked couple are gunned down in a small, Alberta town. Twenty years later, the mystery still lingers.

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Nonosabasut Rock honours Beothuk Chief

Paying tribute to a Beothuk Chief. We take you to a special assembly at Woodland Primary in Grand Falls-Windsor to unveiled a new plaque in honour of Nonosabasut, the last Beothuk Chief.

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N.L. midwifery consultant on the job

Giving birth to a new midwifery strategy. We speak with the province's midwifery consultant Gisela Becker about the work she's been doing this fall.

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N.L. finance minister says equalization formula needs to change

Finance Minister Tom Osbourne talks about the realities of the province's finances and why the equalization formula needs changing.

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GFW U-12 girls hockey team heads to Ottawa

The Grand Falls-Windsor girls under-12 hockey team has been selected to head to Ottawa after Christmas to take part in a special tournament. We hear from coach Ian Moores and team captain Mya Nichol.

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#MeTooNL website shares stories of sexual and gender based violence

Local author Kerri Cull tells us about a new website she's created for people to share their stories of sexual and gender based violence, MeTooNL.com.

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Looking at the litter of N.L.

CBC reporter Peter Cowan breaks down all the dirty details of litter in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Gander group give back during Christmas

'Tis the season for giving and the Gander Goodwill Center and Salvation Army Food Bank are working overtime. We speak with members of both organizations about the amazing work they're doing.

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Caribbean Christmas

We speak with CNA international students Yonique Reid-Allen and Vakasi Johnson about Christmas in their home countries of Jamaica and Antigua.

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Clarke's Head woman with one arm flaunts her Everyday Power in video

Danielle Broomfield lost her left arm in a car accident in 2010. She talks to us living with a disability and a recent video she made showing her Everyday Power.

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Happy wife, happy life: study looks at marriage satisfaction among women in powerful positions

We speak with Alyson Byrne, an associate professor at MUN's School of Business, about an article she co-authored, "When she brings home the job status: Wives' job status, wives' status leakage and marital instability".

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Two Friends Shuckin' goes viral from Botwood

The CBC's Martin Jones talks to Botwood's Paulette Pelley and Janice Peyton of Two Friends Shuckin', their weekly online show about shucking oysters.

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Tough times for Canadian job market

Older employees are working longer. And younger employees are struggling to find work. We talk about the latest figures from the Canadian labour market with MUN business professor Gordon Cooke.

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Snowblower stolen from elderly man's yard in Gander

Gander senior Clyde Burt speaks with the CBC's Leigh Anne Power about how someone stole his snowblower just as he was tuning it up for the winter.

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New look for Resettlers Museum in Bonavista Bay town

The Resettlement Museum in Centreville-Wareham-Trinity is being resettled. We speak with Kirk White about the plan to bring the artifacts to a wider audience.

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Rare Black Vulture spotted off N.L. south coast

For the first time, a lone Black Vulture was recently spotted in Burgeo. Bird-watcher Ken Knowles talks to us about why he made the journey to see it.

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Gander Flyers top of league

The Gander Flyers are off to a hot start this year. We ask the team's general manager, Garry White, how they've gone from worst to first.

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CFIB talks NL's pot policy

We speak with Vaughn Hammond of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business about the province's new policy on pot and if it will benefit entrepreneurs in the province.

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Erin Costelo & Amelia Curran pair up for music documentary

Two of Atlantic Canada's most powerful women in music are pairing up for the first time. Erin Costelo and Amelia Curran speak with the CBC's Melissa Tobin about their new music documentary project.

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'It hurts just as much now' - Glovertown mother grieves son killed in suspected drunk driving accident

The man alleged to have killed Shawn Briffett and Harold May in February 2015 enters an Alberta court room this week. We speak with Rebecca Briffett, Shawn's mother, about how all this is taking a toll on the family.

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Erasing erosion in Conne River

The Clay Bank in Conne River has been eroding by several feet each year, but a group in the area have plans to solve the serious problem they think is caused by climate change.

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Lewisporte teen hopes others find comfort in her music

15-year-old Cassidy Rich packs a lot of punch with her voice and a ukulele. The CBC's Melissa Tobin talks to the Lewisporte is in teen about debut EP, Lucky Star.

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Surf clams deal good for N.L. says Indigenous group

A pitch by Indigenous groups in this province for a surf clam quota is raising questions about who can win new jobs, but the First Nations applicants say it's great for the whole province. We hear from Shayne McDonald.

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'Don't underestimate yourself:' Teen with cerebral palsy competes on school volleyball team

CBC's Garrett Barry meets 14-year-old Brett Smith, who has adapted to his cerebral palsy and is now a multi-sport athlete on the Bonavista Peninsula.

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Adventureman back in Canada to promote new book

Three years ago, he ran across the country dressed as a superhero. This week, Jamie McDonald is back in the province, promoting his new book. He visits our CBC Gander studio.

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Inside Springdale's secret museum

Locked behind a bolted door in Springdale lies a small museum that once drew visitors from all across the globe. It's owner opens its doors for the first time in years for the CBC's Martin Jones.

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Snook's Arm votes to relocate

Snook's Arm has been approved for relocation, making it the latest community on the Baie Verte Peninsula to consider moving. The area's MHA, Brian Warr.

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Golden ticket in Millertown

We speak with Barbara Sheppard, mayor of Millertown, about the prospects of a new gold mine in her community.

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Gander councillor harassed online over appearance

Gander town councillor Gina Brown speaks out about online bullying regarding and her hairstyle.

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Gordon Pinsent stars in new GFW ad

We talk to Roger Maunder, creator of a new commercial about Grand Falls-Windsor featuring Gordon Pinsent, that's gone viral.

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App WARNs of wildlife on the road

We talk to Jack Dawson, creator of WARN, a new app that may be able to help you avoid a moose collision.

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Changing lease agreements for abuse victims

Sherwin Flight says that being bound by a rental lease often prevents those in abusive relationships from leaving their abusers. And he's determined to change that.

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Airbnb welcome in GFW, but must pay fair share

Airbnb rentals are convenient for consumers, but municipalities are wondering what's in it for them. We find out what Grand Falls-Windsor plans are for such accommodations.

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Corner Brook man reunites 1920's autograph book found at yard sale with owners

One man's trash is another man's treasure. We hear from a man that travelled across the country to reunite a 1920's autograph book with its rightful owner.

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Causeway to Long Island a 'no-brainer,' mayor says

We speak with Daniel Veilleau, mayor of Lushes Bight-Beaumont-Beaumont North, to find out why a causeway for Long Island, debated for decades, could become a reality.

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Best practices from Oregon to boost tourism in Bonavista region

A group from the Bonavista peninsula were in Oregon recently to get some tips about tourism, and it turns out the two places have a lot in common. We hear more from Marilyn Coles Hayley of Tourism Elliston.

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Bill introduced to deal with abandoned boats

We hear from BC MP Sheila Malcolmson, who finally heard her Bill to address the problem of abandoned vessels around our coasts read in the House.

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Toddler-size turnip sprouts in Catalina

The CBC's Garrett Barry speaks with Sherry Burry of Catalina about the mammoth root vegetable that grew in her garden.

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Flu shots turnout good in Central

Flu shot clinics are starting all over Central and turn out has already been huge. We hear from Central Health to see if they're ready to meet the demand.

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Little Bay Islands still looking at resettlement

Ferries in our region are expensive to run, but Little Bay Islands would like to move and save the government that money. The only problem is red tape. We hear more from resident Dennis Budgell.

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Lewisporte teen living rock star dreams

Grade 12 student Peter Welsh is working hard to become a rock star. The CBC's Melissa Tobin met him at his jam space in Lewisporte to talk about his art.

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Bat neighbours

We speak with researcher Darrian Washinger at Grenfell College, who has determined that moose and bats in Gros Morne National Park don't make good roommates.

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Oceanex case worries Gander business owners

Gander's business community is worried about possible cuts to ferry subsidies that could hurt their companies. We speak with the Chamber of Commerce chair, Debby Yannakidis.

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Art Smarts teaches theatre and history in Ladle Cove

The CBC's Martin Jones drops by rehearsals at Sandstone Elementary in Ladle Cove, as they prepare for their fall production about the cod moratorium.

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Government appoints mediator in DJ Composite lock out

The provincial government is intervening in the DJ Composites lockout in Gander after workers have been picketing for almost a year. We speak with the minister responsible, Al Hawkins.

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$6M ferry service for 114 people on St. Brendan's

It's the province's most expensive ferry service, by a nautical mile. But don't mention resettlement in the tiny community of St. Brendan's. CBC's Terry Roberts has that story.

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Comic relief

Don Shano of Dover fell in love with comics as a kid. Now 78, his collection is somewhere in the range on 16,000. The CBC's Melissa Tobin finds out why he's passionate about comics.

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Girl power for life

We talk to students from Gander Collegiate and Lakewood Academy who are taking part in a Girl Empowerment and Leadership course.

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Accessible words

We talk with Marie Ryan, an accessibility advocate, about how we should talk about accessibility and the language surrounding it.

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Formal dress shop in Gander closes after 50 years in business

A dress shop owner in Gander who has seen it all over decades in business, but now she's locking up for the last time. The CBC's Leigh Anne Power brings us her story.

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Syphillis on the rise in N.L.

There's been an increase in the number of cases of syphillis in this province. We ask Central Health what the stats are for our region.

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Clarenville pizza shop gets men to paint nails

A pizzeria in Clarenville is encouraging men to paint a nail to support in the prevention and awareness of domestic violence.

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Talking openly about systemic violence against women

We talk about the root cause of the epidemic of sexual violence against women, the behaviours of men and what can be done to stop the violence with a panel of experts.

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New graphic novels series about Indigenous stories of NL part of the classroom

We talk to best-selling author David Alexander Robertson about his new series of graphic novels, Tales from Shadow River, written for the junior high curriculum in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Shortcut to the south coast

Some residents of the South Coast want a new road to connect the region with the Avalon peninsula. We speak with one of the advocates, Alex Hickey.

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Reliving the Great War in Elliston

We speak with Neal Tucker of Elliston's Great War Living History Committee about their live-action re-enactment video of the First World War.

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Canada's longest-serving mayor from Crow Head

We have a chat with the mayor of Crow Head, John Hamlyn, who's the longest-serving mayor in Canada, as he returns for another term.

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Central Morning photo contest winner revealed!

Professional photographer Andrew Danson Danushevsky picks the winner of our Fall Photo contest. Plus we get some tips about getting the perfect outdoor shot while the leaves are still on the trees.

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New doc shines spotlight on Avon ladies of Newfoundland

We speak with filmmaker Rhonda Buckley about her new documentary, Avon Ladies Rural Style, which screened at the 2017 St. John's International Women's Film Festival.

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More fresh food; more jobs

The CBC's Melissa Tobin explains the province's plan to grow the agriculture industry, with hopes to double jobs and increase food security in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Making room for women in music

Musician and activist Joanna Barker talks to us about creating more space for women in the Newfoundland music scene.

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Assessing the snow crab stocks

DFO scientists have gathered their information for the next stock assessment on snow crab stocks. We find out what the early signs are saying.

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Learning to talk Mi'kmaq

The CBC's Martin Jones drops by Mi'kmaq class in Gander and learns some of the language himself.

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Economic confidence low, community pride high: Vital Signs report

MUN's Harris Centre released it's annual Vital Signs report this week, which says we have less money as a province but lots of community pride.

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Take one for the League

The Clarenville Caribous made a pretty big sacrifice in recent days, but says opting out of the Allan Cup Finals is better for the good of the senior hockey league. We talk with Caribous GM, Ivan Hapgood.

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Mary Brown's prepares for chicken shortage

Darren Durdle, regional manager with Mary Brown's, tells us whether you can still get your Big Mary in the event of a shut-down at Country Ribbon chicken.

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Ready for work

The Gander Boys and Girls Club wants young people to be ready for the workforce. The CBC's Martin Jones learns more about their Skills 4 Success program.

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For the birds

A Newfoundland couple drove from the Northeast Avalon to Forteau in a day for a glimpse at an ultra-rare bird, the Yellow Breasted Bunting. We speak with birder Ken Knowles about the journey.

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Millennial Dream doc coming to Bonavista Wednesday

The changing economy for the next generation. We talk to director Tim Davidson about the documentary 'The Millennial Dream', which is playing in Bonavista Wednesday night.

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1 in 5 NLer smoke: study

Smoking is still costing hundreds of lives and millions of health care dollars in this province. We talk with Kevin Coady, executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco.

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The Colony of Unrequited Dreams tours NL

The cast of Artistic Fraud's The Colony of Unrequited Dreams joins Leigh Anne Power in studio to talk about their production, which is getting rave reviews.

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MUN prof recognized by United Nations

A team of researchers headed up by Memorial University geography professor Trevor Bell just received a big honour from the United Nations. We ask him about their Smart-ICE project.

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More autonomy for Conne River

Voters in the Miawpukek First Nation gave a resounding victory to their proposed land code last month. We ask Chief Mi-Sel Joe what that means for the community.

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Sears Home Store in Gander to close less than a year after opening

The Sears store in Gander didn't even last six months before being hit by the chain's financial crisis. We speak with the manager, Brandon Mullett.

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Cruise ship visits Terra Nova National Park

Over 200 passengers on board the Adventure Canada cruise ship made a stop last week at Terra Nova National Park and the CBC's Melissa Tobin was there.

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Come From Away moves away

An American writer who came to Newfoundland for the culture says things aren't the same as they used to be, so he's moving on.

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Vegas Golden Knights debut season in NHL

With the NHL season underway, we find out why the league's newest team could be the feel-good hockey story of the year.

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New community radio coming to Exploits

The CBC's Martin Jones speaks with Tom Pinsent, one of the volunteers of a new group starting up a new radio station from the ground up in Grand Falls-Windsor.

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Taxing pot

Marijuana will be legal in Canada in nine months and there's still a question about how it'll be taxed and who'll get that money. We ask the province's finance minister, Tom Osbourne.

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Choir is Canada's pastime

A new survey says more Canadians are singing in choirs than playing hockey these days. We speak with longtime choir fan Valerie Long about our passion for song.

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Grenfell College nurses head to Ghana

A group of nurses at Grenfell College plan to travel to Ghana in their spare time to help with medical services there.

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More competition for CWSHL

The teams in the Central West Senior Hockey League will face MORE than 3 teams this coming season, with games against the new East Coast league. CWSHL president Neil Norcott explains.

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No more Wishbook

This marks the first year without a Sears Wishbook. The CBC's Melissa Tobin asks a group of seniors in Gander why they think of the loss of this Christmas tradition.

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Lloyd Seaward of Bishop's Falls turns 100 years old

Bishop's Falls native Lloyd Seaward has done a lot over his 100 years of life. The CBC's Garrett Barry sat down with Mr. Seaward on his birthday to hear some of those memories.

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No more NLers in the NHL

For the first time in 46 seasons, there's nobody from Newfoundland and Labrador in the NHL. We talked with hockey fan Barry Wheeler about what happened to our hockey potential.

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New soap business bubbles in GFW

A squeaky-clean new business opened it's doors on High Street in Grand Falls-Windsor recently. We speak with James Clarke, one of the owners of Bubble Pixie Soap Company.

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Eastport rug hookers complete local heritage display

We speak with women of the Road to the Beaches Rug Hookers about their 3 heritage project depicting the area's history.

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NL tourism on the rise, still room to grow

Tourism numbers are up again in this province. But one central businessman says there's a lot we can to help the numbers grow even more.

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Alleged 'Peeping Tom' in Botwood

A Botwood teen says she caught a complete stranger watching her through her bedroom window earlier this week. We hear her story.

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Vandals strike All Saints Cemetery in Gander

The windows of the maintenance shed at All Saints Cemetery in Gander were smashed with rocks and chunks of asphalt on Friday night. Wayne Suley of the cemetery committee explains the impact.

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Gander's new candy story robbed of cash

A Gander candy store experienced some sticky fingers recently. Co-owner Don Hobbs explains how it all happened in a store full of customers without anyone knowing.

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From Botwood to Hollywood

A boy from Botwood took his love of animation and turned it into a career in the special effects, working on movies like X-Men and Zombieland. Darren Cranford joins us in studio.

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TSB releases report on 2016 aircraft crash in Gander

We speak Daphne Boothe of the Canadian Transportation Safety Board about its report on the crash of a Exploits Valley Air Services Beechcraft 1900 in Gander last year.

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Two films honour artist Gerry Squires

A double bill at Boyd's Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre honours artist Gerry Squires and his mystical vision of Shawnadithit. We speak with one of the film makers, Roger Bill.

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Federal small business tax changes could affect fisherman

Proposed tax changes for small business could be a big problem for fishermen. Accountant Don Sweetapple explains why.

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Five wishes for five years

The CBC's Garrett Barry has the story of Deon Oram and his 7 year-old son Paul and how they're paying it forward to the Children's Wish Foundation.

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Manolis L clean-up continues

Larry Crann of the Canadian Coast Guard gives us an update on why crews are in Twillingate this week doing some work on the Manolis L.

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Last days at mayor

We speak with Gander mayor Claude Elliott and Appleton mayor Derm Flynn about their last days in office and where they see as the future of municipal politics.

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Buddy's last tour

Kevin Blackmore, aka Buddy Wasisname, talks his musical career with the Other Fellers, and why this tour may just be their last.

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Catching the bad guys by crowd-sourcing

We talk to sociology professor Chris Schneider about the idea of the public crowd-sourcing evidence for crime.

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From fish harvester to fish merchant

Cold Water Cowboy Rick Crane tells us about his road trip to Quebec with a load of cod.

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Scotland researcher explains pink salmon

An angler on the Gander River caught an unusual fish recently - a pink salmon. We ask an expert in Scotland what it means to find this species of salmon on this side of the Atlantic.

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Gander group wants you to protect your ears

The Gander branch of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association installed a new vending machine for ear plugs at the Steele Community Centre. We hear more about that, and a big award they recently received, from president Cal Carter.

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Gander woman wins big award from Canadian Blood Services

Gander's Jeanne Dillon received the Atlantic Canada volunteer award at the 18th annual National Honouring Our Lifeblood event in Ottawa recently. She drops by our studio.

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NL Beard and Moustache Club works on 2018 calendar

The Newfoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club is making a 2018 calendar - with men dressed as mermaids. We speak with club member, Hasan Hai.

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Gerry Rogers interested in NDP leadership

Earle McCurdy resigned as the leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador NDP. We ask current MHA Gerry Rogers why she's interested in taking over.

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Digging up sailor bones

A researcher at Memorial University is using old sailor bones to learn about life in Newfoundland during the 18th century. We talk to Banting fellow Dr. Madeleine Mant about her work.

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Customers on the hook for Newfoundland Power legal bills

A decades old legal dispute between the City of St.John's and Newfoundland Power is adding extra costs to rate payers. NL consumer advocate Dennis Brown explains.

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Kippens woman feels bullied by Stats Canada

A Kippens woman says she's been the target of what she feels is a harassment campaign by Statistics Canada. It turns out all the calls and demands to do surveys is perfectly legal. CBC's Martin Jones has her story.

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Gander Airport models ready for viewing

We get an update of the digital and 3-D models from the Gander Airport Historical Society from president Jack Pinsent.

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A Muslim Newfoundlander tells his story

Aatif Baskanderi is touring Newfoundland with his talk "Salaam B'y - A story of a Muslim Newfoundlander".

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