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RADIO NOON - THURSDAY OCTOBER 27, 2011

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

Sandra Luscombe - President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association: Ramona speaks with Dr Sandra Luscombe about the men who lost a lot of weight and want MCP to cover the costs of removing the pounds of excess skin left behind.

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LesleyAnne Ryan's first novel wins a major award: Serving as a peacekeeper in Bosnia took a big piece out of LesleyAnne Ryan. But she's turned her experiences into an award winning novel manuscript. She joins Ramona in studio to discuss her experiences.

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CROSSTALK: Rug-hooking is still going strong.  But who knows how to make fishermen's lunch baskets anymore?  And do enough people still know how to do that beautiful Labrador beadwork? Our primary question for you:  Are we losing our traditional skills? Ramona's guests are Anne Manuel of the Craft Council of NL and master boat builder Jerome Canning.

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