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Grandmother of an Olympian

A wrestler with roots in Nfld and Labrador lost her first match at the Games in London.  25-year old Leah Callahan put up plenty of resistance against her opponent Burmaa Ochirbat from Mongolia - but she's now likely out of the competition for Women's 72-K freestyle wrestling. Miriam Gill is the very proud grandmother of Leah Callahan.  She speaks with Ramona Dearing, from Bottwood.
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Corner Brook Cemetary Vandalism - It's one of the ugliest things you can see: vandalism in a graveyard - and that's exactly what Calvin Pretty saw this week in the Townsite Cemetery in Corner Brook.  He's a volunteer with the United Church cemetery committee.  Calvin Pretty speaks with Ramona.
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Crosstalk - Memories of MUN - We're focusing on the big reunion celebrations at Memorial University - and asking listeners for their stories about MUN.  Elizabeth Miller started at MUN as an English and Education student, and ended her career as a professor in 2002.  Writer Lynette Adams went to MUN first a young woman, and then as a mature student.  Lynette won a Gregory Power Award for her writing, and she's now doing a Master's in English and Creative Writing at UNB in Fredericton. They join Ramona in studio.
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