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NS: Mainstreet Halifax

A lively and entertaining blend of national and regional news, interviews, book reviews and recipes, Mainstreet is designed to put Nova Scotia listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.

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Blondie

Who was Sheryl Sheppard? David speaks to her family, friends and coworkers to try to find out clues to explain her sudden disappearance.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:16:52]

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How drug use fuelled Nazi Germany

German writer Norman Ohler argues methamphetamines and opioids played a significant role in fuelling the Nazi war machine.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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Inspiring wanderlust

6 podcasts on trotting the globe: Outside/In, Vox Tablet, The Expats, The Moth, Still Buffering, The Memory Palace.

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[mp3 file: runs00:41:05]

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Cities need to plan for sex in public parks

Jen Roberton argues all those users have a right to be in the park, and that cities should plan for public sex in their parks.

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[mp3 file: runs00:55:43]

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Dal U's Boris Worm & Clark Richards talk about melting the Arctic

For this episode of Surf And Turf, guest host Preston Mulligan speaks with Mainstreet's Oceans Guy Boris Worm, and another scientist who did field work in Greenland.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:57]


Some of Boris Worm's students in tears over Trump victory

Mainstreet's Oceans Guy tells guest host Preston Mulligan what's at stake for the climate, and science in general.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:34]


Halifax filmmaker explores psychological impact of racial profiling

Cory Bowles, a director best known for his work with the Trailer Park Boys, looks at race-based police violence in Black Cop, his latest short film.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:07]


Philosophy professor says US prison system "genocidal"

Lissa Skitolsky, an associate professor of philosophy at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania, argues the US prison system is a system of genocide.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:31]


Lupus patient chronicles her two decade fight with disease

Shannon Draper was diagnosed with Lupus at age 19. She's one of the patients profiled in this year's Molly Appeal through the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation. She spoke with the CBC's Natalie Dobbin.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:59]


Our Oceans Guy swims with right whales in the Bay of Fundy

Borm Worm, a researcher at Dalhousie University, tells us about a trip to the Bay of Fundy near Grand Manan Island to study and film North Atlantic right whales.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:57]


Warden defends process for proposed municipal complex in Kings County

The warden of the Municipality of the County of Kings responds to concerns about plans for proposed municipal complex.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:26]


Controversy over proposed municipal complex in Kings County

A councillor and co-chair of Kings Citizens Coalition share their concerns about a proposal municipal complex in Kings County.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:32]