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Radio Noon - February 10, 2011

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RNC update on hit and run on Topsail Road in St. John's
Two women are in hospital after pick up truck struck them last night in St. John's. The truck carried one of the women a couple hundred feet along Topsail Road. he driver then collided with another pick up truck on Columbus Drive, and later hit 3 vehicles at the intersection of Hamlyn Road. The 21 year old woman who was carried along by the pick up truck might not make it. The driver is due in court this afternoon. Constable Suzanne Fitzpatrick speaks for the RNC.
Team Gushue loses its newest addition.
Curling legend and Alberta native Randy Ferbey is off Team Gushue. They parted ways last week following an event in Oshawa. Brad Gushue says he thought it was on good terms. But Ferbey is throwing stones. He says Team Gushue quit on him. In fact, he says he wouldn't even call it a team, but rather a bunch of individuals. Plus Randy Ferbey says skip Brad Gushue is too controlling.
Hlinka Column
Our Business Columnist Michael Hlinka took a look at January's Employment Report,  and Canada's rising unemployment rate. He's wondering if we would be further ahead if we never collected that data in the first place.
CROSSTALK: Remembering Tommy Sexton
Today on the show, the late, great, incredibly talented Tommy Sexton. One of the stars of the Wonderful Grand Band (WGB) show and the youngest member of Codco. Tommy Sexton died too young of an AIDS-related illness; he was 36 when he died in 1993. His older sister, Marina Sexton, is in studio with me today. And so is musician Sandy Morris, who knew Tommy from their WGB days.