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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.

The Marine Rescue Center in Quebec gets a temporary reprieve.  The Rescue Centre in St. John's does not. Ramona speaks with Liberal M-P Judy Foote who says she has proof the closure of the marine rescue sub-centre in Quebec is being delayed.

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NB: Since going to air with this, the Canadain Coast Guard and the Department of National Defence have issued a statement saying both rescue centres in Quebec and St. John's will be "consolidated" with the exisiting centres in Halifax and Trenton in the spring of 2012.

She's 13 and she's lucky to be alive: A girl from Natuahsish spends a week stranded on an isolated island eating berries. Ramona speaks with the girl's Aunt, Katie Rich.

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RADIO NOON CROSSTALK: Midwives used to deliver babies all the time in Nfld and Lab.  Over the past several years, there's been a lobby effort to get them licensed, but it still hasn't happened. We want to hear from you: should midwives be practising in Nfld and Lab?  Ramona's guests are Pearl Herbert of the Association of Midwives NL; and Katie Fitzpatrick of Friends of Midwifery.

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