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RADIO NOON ARCHIVES: American troops arrive at our shores...

Tony DeAntonio at Camp Alexander 1941 (Courtesy: A Friendly Invasion II: A Personal Touch by John N. Cardoulis).jpgEdmund B. Alexander(Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command).jpgIt was in late January, 1941, that the U.S. Army Transport vessel Edmund B. Alexander steamed from New York City to St. John's. Tony, DeAntonio, a U.S. Army private, just 23-years-old was on board.

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CROSSTALK: Ross Reid is now NL's Deputy Minister Responsible for the Population Growth Strategy. Our question for you: Is better childcare the key to growing our population? Ramona's guests are Mary Walsh, who chairs the Assn of Early Childhood Educators, and Angela Richards, who is an early childhood educator as well as being a single mother of twin toddlers.

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