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RADIO NOON: Wednesday, Sept 7, 2011

Radio Noon airs Daily from 12:00 - 1:30 in NL and from 11:30 - 1:00 in parts of Labrador. To particpate in our Crosstalk feature call in at 722-7111 or toll free 1-800-563-8255.

Radio Noon Crosstalk:

You've been hearing lots of names as people try to win party nominations for next month's provincial elections.  But most of the names you've been hearing belong to men.  We're asking if you care how many women run in the provincal election?  Ramona's guests are political scientist Amanda Bittner, and Robin Whitaker of Equal Voice.

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A couple have a close call with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.                              RCMP Constable Darren Coady is with the detachment in Marystown. He responded to the call.

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The United nations has declared a Famine in Somalia.                                          Despite the dire need there has been little in the way of fundraising efforts. Ramona speaks with Professor liam Swiss of Memorial University on why that is?                 

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