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Radio West
with Rebecca Zandbergen

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Playlist for July 23

4:00-4:30

Song: Here Comes The Sun
Album: Abbey Road
Artist: The Beatles

4:30-5:00

Song: Laughing
Album: Canned Wheat
Artist: The Guess Who

5:00-5:30

Song: Grizzly Bear
Album: Angus and Julia Stone
Artist: Angus and Julia Stone

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Hotels gears up for Centre of Gravity

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Photo courtesy Centre of Gravity

Downtown Kelowna is gearing up for one of the biggest parties of the summer. Centre of Gravity kicks off on Friday. The electronic music festival draws thousands of people to Kelowna's City Park. Rebecca stopped by a nearby hotel to learn more. Rita Pluta is the general manager of the Abbott Villa on the Lake.

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Playlist for July 22

4:00-4:30

Song: Take Care
Album: Teen Dream
Artist: Beach House

4:30-5:00

Song: Southern Dreaming
Album: Learn & Burn
Artist: The Sheepdogs

5:00-5:30

Song: Moving, Shaking
Album: Great Lake Swimmers
Artist: Great Lake Swimmers

5:30-6:00

Song: Both Sides Now
Album: Clouds
Artist: Joni Mitchell

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The Classifieds: mom seeks tree house for son

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Landen Leguilloux suffers from Perthes' Disease

This week in the Classifieds, we meet Kristin Leguilloux. Here's her ad: 'I have an 8-year-old son who is a very sick little guy and really wants a wooden play house or tree house. I would be willing to come take it down.' Here is Rebecca's chat with Kristin.

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Playlist for July 21

4:00-4:30

Song: Letterman
Album: Letterman (Single)
Artist: The Gay Nineties

4:30-5:00

Song: Lightning Strikes Twice
Album: Conventus The Eye Of The Heart
Artist: Norine Braun

5:00-5:30

Song: Put It In Drive
Album: Put It In Drive (Single)
Artist: Hannah Georgas

5:30-6:00

Song: Dancing On The Edge Of Our Graves
Album: Birthmarks
Artist: Born Ruffians

Song: Shadow of Love
Album: Mountain
Artist: Royal Tusk

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Prince George to hold referendum on fluoride

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Should Prince George continue fluoridating its water?

Prince George city council wants to know if it should continue fluoridating city water. The city is currently drafting a referendum question, although the results will not be binding. Here is Rebecca's chat with councillor Brian Skakun.

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Playlist for July 18

4:00-4:30

Artist: Royal Canoe
Song: Kasparov
Album: Co-op Mode

4:30-5:00

Artist: Born Ruffians
Song: Dancing on the edge of our graves
Album: Birthmarks 


5:00-5:30

Artist: Treelines
Song: Ode to the prairies
Album: Courage

5:30-6:00

Artist: Weird Al Yankovic
Song: Word Crimes
Album: Mandatory Fun

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Evacuation order in effect in West Kelowna

New information will be released to the public through the media and cordemergency.ca as soon as it becomes available. Please go to that website for all the latest, and tune into CBC Radio One.

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Playlist for July 16

4:00-4:30

Song: Baby Blue
Album: Besides
Artist: Andrew Judah

4:30-5:00

Song: Asleep On Te Bus
Album: No Bad Days
Artist: Bestie

5:00-5:30

Song: Take Me To Church
Album: Take Me To Church
Artist: Hozier

5:30-6:00

Song: Just On Of The Guys
Album: The Voyager
Artist: Jenny Lewis

Song: Midnight Special
Album: Folk Singer, Volume One
Artist: Willie Watson

Song: Hot Tonight
Album: Forcefield
Artist: Tokyo Police Club

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Birth photography: picture perfect or private moment?

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Photo courtesy Michelle Regner

How do you feel about birth photography? Oliver-based photographer Michelle Regner has photographed eight births, and says the moment a baby comes into the world is beautiful! Here's her conversation with Rebecca.

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Photo courtesy Michelle Regner