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Radio Noon - January 18, 2011

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Metrobus users can start purchasing half-price taxi vouchers tomorrow. It's an effort by the transit commission to relieve some of the financial burden on bus riders. For reaction, we've reached Paul Churchill, the president of the local Amalgamated Transit Union representing the striking Metrobus workers.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is trying to buy a huge chunk of land near Stephenville Crossing so that it can be preserved from development. It's called the Grassy Place, and it's at the headlands of Robinson's River. The parcel of land the Conservancy is looking to buy is almost 4,000 acres. But the group's still trying to raise enough money. Doug Ballam is the program manager in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Today, she's here to talk about the delivery of mail to northern Newfoundland and Labrador -- more half a century ago.
Today: back pain and how to manage it. My guest on the program can give you some advice on how to take care of your back, and how to handle flares ups. As well as prevent them from happening in the future. She's Ethne Munden, of the Back to Health clinic in St. John's.