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Radio Noon Crosstalk Thursday August 7

It's a Musical Thursday, where you're in the driver's seat.

You phone in and tell us why you'd love to hear a particular song from Nfld and Labrador, and we'll play it for you.

That way people right across the province will get to enjoy it along with you.

Ramona's looking forward to your calls!

Radio Noon Crosstalk Wednesday August 6

Radio Noon is off to the Royal St. John's Regatta! We'll have updates on the morning's races plus we'll open up the phone-lines on this question:

Do you go to the regatta or garden party in your town?

Radio Noon Crosstalk Tuesday August 5

With the hot and humid weather, gardens are coming on strong and tomorrow on Radio Noon Crosstalk, it's a gardening day. Dave Morrow will be in our studio in Grand Falls-Windsor to give you some advice. Maybe your lawn needs some help, or you're veggie or flower patch. Or you're wondering if it's a good time to plant trees or shrubs.

Call in tomorrow at 12:30, noon in Labrador.

Radio Noon - Tuesday November 5

Early Childhood education: Are we putting enough emphasis on what studies show is a valuable approach to development?

Crosstalk: Should 12-year-olds be allowed to carrying guns. An outdoors group is hoping to foster interest in hunting among young people.

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Missing 74 year old survives week in the woods

Adam Walsh talks to Florence Sweetapple, whose husband was found alive, after being reported missing since July 27.

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Parents in Whitbourne plan to take the Eastern School district to court

The board plans to shut down their elementary school, and bus those children to Woodland Elementary in Dildo. Ramona talks to Tony Young on the "Save Whitbourne Elementary" Committee.

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Crosstalk: should we have scoreless games for young athletes?

Like the idea or not, the notion is gaining traction across Canada. Including here in Nfld and Labrador. Where the Nfld and Lab Soccer Association is going with scoreless games for players under 12 this seaon.

We've got Mike Power in studio from the Soccer Association. He's the director of player development. He's in studio right now, along with Tim Fletcher, an assistant professer at MUN's School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

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Crosstalk: Acts of kindness

My guest in studio is inspirational speaker Shawn Stratton. Who has just experienced a huge act of kindness.

We want to hear about your experiences.

Has anyone ever done something incredibly nice for you?

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Cell phone service horror stories

A few months ago, we talked to the group, "Open Media.ca" about its push for better cell phone contracts. At that time, Open Media.ca was calling for cell phone horror stories and we heard from quite a few people here about their problems.

Now the group has put all those stories into a study called "Time for An Upgrade".

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Use alternatives to salt to enhance the flavour of food

Ramona talks with Nicole Penton, a registered dietician. She's advising people to use spices, peppers, garlic and cumin to flavour food.

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Kim Stockwood remembers Stompin' Tom Connors

Ramona talks with Kim Stockwood about her fond memories of Stompin' Tom Connors, who passed away at the age of 77.

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Crosstalk: should women be ordained as priests in the Roman Catholic church?

In studio with me today, Anne Walsh, who is very involved in the church. She's the executive assistant to archbishop Martin Currie. She's also served as a university chaplain and she's working on a Doctor of Minister Degree.

Also with us today, Roman Catholic priest Paul Lundrigan. The parish priest for St. Kevin's in the Goulds and St. Joseph's in Petty Harbour.

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Crosstalk: healthy cooking with chef Roary MacPherson

Today we've got a chef in studio to answer your questions about how to cook with good health in mind and how to keep those dishes appealing.

Roary MacPherson is the executive chef at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John's. He's also working with the Canadian Cancer Society here in Nfld and Labrador on a new program. It's called "Cooking for Life".

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New young adult novel tackles subject of mental illness

Ramona talks to Susan Chalker Browne about her new novel "The Secret Life of a Funny Girl", which deals with the subject of mental illness.

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Crosstalk: Should the province pay for the patch to help people quit smoking?

Both my guests on the show would like to see that happen for people on low incomes.

Kevin Coady is the executive director of the Alliance for Tobacco Control--or ACT-- in Nfld and Labrador. Mary Lynn Pender is the Director of the Smokers' Help Line.

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Concerns about fracking in western Newfoundland

The Petroleum Services Association will be visiting the province later this year to calm concerns about fracking - or hydraulic fraturing.

 

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Crosstalk: What movies are you recommending?

On Cross-talk, what movie do you consider to be your favorite, what movie speaks to you on a personal level and why. My guest will be Adam Clarke, movie buff and film critic with the Scope.

 

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Crosstalk: Stretching your dollar

On Crosstalk - we want YOUR ideas on stretching a budget dollar.

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Crosstalk: Tom Osborne quits PC's

St. John's South MHA Tom Osborne has left the Dunderdale government, citing leadership and other problems. He's Ramona's guest: Do you support his decision to sit as an independent? Looking forward to hearing from you!

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