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Plantworkers from Marystown and Port Union Protest: Last month, Ocean Choice International announced it's closing the two plants. Today, bus loads of workers showed up at the company's headquarters in Paradise. We are joined by Radio Noon Producer Heather Barrett and then by Protester Myrtle Street who has worked at the Port Union Fish plant for 37 years.

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RADIO NOON ARCHIVES: Christine Davies brings us some fantastic tape from an interview in 1964 with then 100 year old Stephen Hewitt. He recalls his time spent as a fishermen and the "S.S. Greenland" sealing disaster of 1898.

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CROSSTALK: Nfld and Lab already has the highest rate of diabetes in the country. It's estimated that in 10 years, 1 in 3 people here will either have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Our guests today are Endocrinologist Dr. Carol Joyce and Carol Ann Smith of the Canadian Diabetes Association.