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Farmer struggles to save cows from flood waters

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Wayne Martin of Red Bridge survived a tense rescue after six feet of water trapped his cows and two young calves in a barn. It began when ice in the Maduxnekeag River jammed. He tells us what happened.

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Seniors tax program not what was expected

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A CBC News investigation into a 2010 Alward government election promise reveals that while seniors were promised property tax relief, in the end most of that relief seemed to go to business. The CBC's Robert Jones has details.

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Yard lists and nesting boxes

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pwarbler.jpgBirder Alain Clavette talks about spring migration, a new bird for his yard list and maintaining nesting boxes! (Photo: Alain Clavette's photo of a visiting Pine Warbler)

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Paul talks personal and provincial history

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We've had several people take us up on our offer to interview Paul. Susan Shalala is the executive director of Queen's County Heritage. She spoke with Paul about his history, his love of art and antiques and his historic home.

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Abortion debate gains momentum

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The impending closure of the Morgentaler Clinic has reignited the debate over New Brunswick's restrictive abortion policies. Some people are circulating petitions and planning rallies. Rachel Cave reports.

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Panel on Flaherty and abortion rights

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Shift's panel - Lisa Keenan and Michael Camp - looks at the legacy of former finance minister Jim Flaherty, and what the closure of the Morgantaler Clinic means to abortion rights in the province.

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Clinic closure reaction

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Before the Morgentaler clinic opened in Fredericton, Elizabeth Blaney was part of a network that drove New Brunswick women to the clinic in Montreal. She looks back at that time and wonders about the future.

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Clinic to close

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Morgentaler clinic manager Simone Leibovitch talks about the decision to close after a 20 year battle with province over abortion access and funding.

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Paul talks about Homegrown

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We're offering people the chance to switch places with Paul. Frequent guest Levi Lawrence of Real Food Connections asks Paul about the genesis of our Homegrown segment and some of Paul's favourite stories.

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Spring migration is well underway

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foxsparrow.jpgOur birder Alain Clavette talks about the many sparrows he's been hearing and how you can attract more to your yard. He also looks at what birds you can expect to arrive in the coming days. (Photo: Alain Clavette's Fox Sparrow)

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