NL: St. John's Morning Show


NL: St. John's Morning Show

While you've been sleeping, the world has changed. The Morning Show tells you how. We bring you the latest news; the stories that matter most, and the information you need.

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The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service

The Bend, Ore., location became the last Blockbuster standing when 2 stores in Alaska closed

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Take the survey

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Narcotic Farm

This Narcotic Farm in Kentucky played a major part in shaping the culture around mid-century heroin use in the U.S.

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Franklyn: Heartbreak in a digital world

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

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Learning from rainbow crosswalk incident

A dashcam video of a man spitting on a rainbow crosswalk in Corner Brook still has people talking. Gay-rights advocate Sue Rose speaks about what society can learn from it.

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"Tombstones and Tea" walking tour

Feeding your morbid curiosities on a walk through a local graveyard with Dale Jarvis.

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Beagle buddies

There's are many beagles in the province looking for new fur-ever homes... and Beagle Paws hopes you'll open your heart and your home to some of them. Sheila Lewis - president of the rescue organization - drops by with Gideon to talk about the big increase in the numbers... and how you can adopt your own beagle buddy.

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Gathering Place gathering shoes

The CBC's Andrew Waterman drops by The Gathering Place to find out about a program that's keeping people in need... on their feet.

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Rainbow crosswalk spitter

"Paint will last longer than spit." A video of what looks like a man deliberately spitting on a rainbow crosswalk is being widely shared on Facebook. The video has caused emotional reactions in many, including director/screenwriter/producer Stephen Dunn.

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Signal Hill hiking trail blocked

A section of what is arguably the most popular trail in the city has been closed down all summer. The Morning Show's Gavin Simms met up with some hikers hoping to walk the North Head Trail at Signal Hill.

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Capelin rolling

Looking for some tips and tricks for catching capelin as they roll onto our beaches, the CBC's Andrew Waterman heads to Middle Cove Beach.

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Freshwater cannabis

There's a proposal for another marijuana production facility - this one in the tiny community of Freshwater, which is near Carbonear. Atlantic Pharma CEO Robert Giannou is one of the proponents of the business.

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Access to Information and Privacy requests deadlines

Privacy commissioner Donovan Molloy is calling out the provincial government for breaking its own laws when it comes to handling ATIP requests.

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RIAC Radio

There;s a brand new (non-CBC) radio show in town... that's all about multi-cultural content.

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World Cup young Croatia superfan

Soccer fans in the city are gearing up for Sunday's World Cup game... including one young Croatia fan who has family from that country.

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Fire the Signal Hill cannon

A trip with the Morning Show's Gavin Simms to the top of Signal Hill... where Parks Canada is inviting people to shoot off the noon day gun!

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Airport renos

After four years of planning and construction, the St. John's International Airport unveiled the first phase of its expansion Wednesday... and Fred Hutton was there to check it out.

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Middle Eastern folklore

Spinning yarns from around the world with international storyteller and folklorist Yoel Perez, who's in town for the St. John's Storytelling Festival's Summer Series.

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Too windy to set out

The wind blows... and don't boat tour operators know it! The owner of Ocean Quest Adventures, Rick Stanley, talks about the challenging year thus far for ocean tourism.

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Make NL Dark Again

A public group says Dwight Ball has dropped the ball on ballooning power costs in the province. James Murphy is a member of the public group that is organizing a "Call Ball" protest for later this week.

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No rowing practice today

Regatta rowers are sick of seeing the red flag fly. The president of the Royal St. John's Regatta Committee drops by to talk about the rough summer for rowers.

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National Boychoir honoured in Italy

The National Boychoir of Canada is making waves overseas at Festival Zelioli, an international competition in Italy. Two of the sixteen members from this province - Matthew Cooper and William Drover - take time from the road to speak with Krissy along with choir chair Len White.

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Citizens' rep on penitentiary complaints

When inmates have complaints about conditions in provincial prisons and jails, most of them write letters to Barry Fleming... Newfoundland and Labrador's citizens' representative.

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Chris Sutton's letter on inmate rights

Days before he took his own life at Her Majesty's Penitentiary, Chris Sutton wrote a letter to the Human Rights Commission asking about his rights as an inmate. You'll hear that letter, as well as some reaction from the provincial Human Rights Commission. Following that, lawyer and mental health advocate Mark Gruchy discusses mental health services in the corrections system and what needs to change.

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Parents speak after their son's death at Her Majesty's Penitentiary

He was an inmate - but he was also a son, a brother and an uncle. Fred Hutton speaks with Chris Sutton's parents about dealing with the death of their son at HMP.

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Newfoundland woman made a fellow at NYC's Explorer's Club

She's the first Newfoundland woman to become a fellow at the New York City's famous Explorers Club. Archaeologist and outdoor adventurer Latonia Hartery accepts the challenge of being interviewed by Fred Hutton.

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Inmate death at Her Majesty's Penitentiary

Four people have died in provincial prisons in the last year including one this past weekend. Justice Minister Andrew Parsons talks about the short-term changes he's making to deal with these deaths.

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A voice for veterans

Meet Michael Terry - a retired veteran of the Canadian military who's traveling the country to meet other vets and share their stories, their struggles and their successes.

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Ode to Newfoundland AND Labrador

Pianist Leslee Heys has composed a new ode for the province called "Riches of Home" that combines two well-known songs - one from "the rock" and the other from "the big land."

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Homeless seniors

A new shelter offers food and a bed for homeless seniors in St. John's... but the people behind the non-profit group Connections For Seniors say the need is still great.

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Indigo Love of Reading

It was a rare treat for kids from a small rural community. A group of excited students from Catalina Elementary visit Chapters in St. John's to pick out their very own book for the school library.

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Finding your inner peace on the grounds of Government House

Outdoor yoga at Government House? Yes... you heard right - You can bend and stretch there all summer long! Yoga instructor Melanie Caines is helping organize the mid-week initiative.

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Not quite a tourism ad

Tourists coming to Newfoundland and Labrador in June probably picture those blue, sunny skies and sparkling waters from the ads - Not this! Meghan McCabe puts on her fog goggles and finds some people visiting St. John's from away.

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Music museum artifacts

One of this province's most recognized musicians agrees with what Sandy Morris and Erin Best said in an interview on the show last week - that it's time for a music museum. Kelly Russell has his own personal collection that needs a home, and he dropped by along with some fascinating items from it.

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The Ennis Sisters: Up close and personal

Tell us why you love your sister... and you could be in an audience of only 15 people for an intimate concert with The Ennis Sisters. Karen, Teresa and Maureen drop by to get the contest ball rolling.

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Crown and Anchor

You may know Matt Wells from his days at MTV and MUCH Music, but he's been busy lately with an acting and producing gig. He, along with director/writer Andrew Rowe and producer Michael Rowe, drop by to talk about "Crown and Anchor," which has a screening and Q&A session tonight (Friday, June 22nd) at the Nickel Film Festival.

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N.L. music museum

How would you rate your knowledge of musical history in this province? Are some of our musical icons at risk of being forgotten with the passage of time? Two well-known musicians, Sandy Morris and Erin Best, have a plan to preserve that history... forever.

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Polyamorous family is legally recognized

Meet Mom, Daddy and Papa. They're a parenting trio - and polyamorous family - who've made Canadian history in the courts.

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"Victoria's colour" is now "Belle"

A paint company from B.C. has named their latest colour as a tribute to Victoria Best - a music teacher from Clarenville who took her own life last year. Her close friend Meghan Pollard tells the CBC's Gavin Simms about the new paint.

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Feedom Flotilla Coalition

A Newfoundland doctor is part of a team sailing to the Gaza Strip. Dr. Majed Khraishi drops by the studio to talk about his personal connection to Palestine... and the dangers that come with the journey.

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Students shocked by the "plastic forest"

Save our planet, Minister Andrew Parsons! That's the appeal from a bunch of six-year-olds who experienced first-hand the 'plastic forest' near Robin Hood Bay. Three of those first-graders and one teacher from Bishop Feild Elementary School drop by the studio with their message for the minister... and the rest of us.

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Trump calls Ball... from away!

Premier Dwight Ball has sent an invitation to President Donald Trump, inviting him to a showing of "Come From Away" to discuss the virtues of a positive relationship. Well, Premier Ball may have missed the return call... but thankfully his message manager was on.

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Tulip mystery solved

On Wednesday's show, we heard about the case of the missing flowers in Jenn Deon's garden: the heads had been cut off some of her prized tulips. Today, Jenn Deon got back in touch with some new information that puts the mystery to rest.

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DeeAnn Fitzpatrick harassment tribunal hearing

Gagged and taped to a chair: The Newfoundlander who says she was harassed by her male colleagues at a Scottish government agency is at a tribunal hearing this week. Her sister-in-law Sherry Fitzpatrick speaks with host Jamie Fitzpatrick from Scotland,

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The mystery of the missing flowers

Someone or something has been cutting the heads off some prized tulips in the east-end of St. John's. Gavin Simms takes a stroll through Jenn Deon's garden, and then some listeners weigh in with their theories.

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Forget Me Not

There are hundreds of feral cat colonies in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the animals live very difficult lives. Maggie Gillis follows a small group of determined volunteers who are doing what they can to tackle a growing problem.

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Jeffrey Crocker search effort

After an intense three-day search, Jeffrey Crocker emerged from the woods in the Goulds on Monday. His uncle, Tom Crocker, talks to Fred about the stressful weekend searching for his nephew... and the relief when Jeffrey finally appeared,

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Northern Peninsula polar bear

A visitor to the town of Griquet has caught the attention of locals and tourists alike - including Damien Bartlett who lives just up the road in L'anse Aux Meadows,

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Feed A Homeless Homie

Muslim students are not eating today because they're fasting for Ramadan... but they do plan on feeding more than 300 homeless people in St. John's,.

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Goodbye Ryan

As Ryan Snoddon begins his very last day working with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador, we throw open the phone lines for viewers and listeners to call in and wish him well before he heads to the mainland.

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Best Kind - A Newfoundland Comedy Tour

Three Newfoundland comedians - Mike Lynch, Colin Hollett and Brian Aylward - are tweaking their standup routine to cater to every corner or Canada. Fred Hutton reaches Mike and Colin in Alberta to find out about their plans,

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Former inmate recalls Skye Martin's final days

What took place in the days - and hours - before Skye Martin died. Sabrina Hudson, her friend and a former inmate at the Clarenville Correctional Centre for Women, speaks up about what she saw and heard. Following that, Jenny Wright of the St. John's Status of Women Council responds to Sabrina's recollections and thoughts.

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Conditions at Clarenville women's prison

Cold and Alone: Two former inmates speak candidly about what it's really like at the Clarenville Correctional Centre For Women. Following that, Justice Minister Andrew Parsons responds to their concerns.

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Remembering Lloyd Wicks

He spent 30 years as a lawyer and judge... and then became the province's first child and youth advocate. Looking back on the life of Judge Lloyd Wicks with his son, lawyer Brad Wicks.

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"Flushable wipes"

They may say flushable on the packaging... but don't believe everything you read. One St. John's city councillor is speaking out against these "flushable" wipes as he gets geared up for them to become a significant part of his life. (Councillor Dave Lane with Fred Hutton)

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Vertigo, the ears... and the eyes

Dizziness can be more than just temporary discomfort, and now researchers say there may be a new kind of vertigo. The Morning Show's house doctor Peter Lin has been looking into a new cause for an old ailment.

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TEDxStJohns 2018: "Hope Deconstructed"

There is a TEDx event in St. John's on Saturday which will feature six speakers... including an inspiring young man who was told he would never walk again, but has defied all the odds. Malcolm Hollett shares his story in advance of Saturday's sold-out event.

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Remembering Chris Fifield

Family and friends are remembering Chris Fifield, the 26-year-old surveyor who was killed Monday when he fell from a building being constructed in downtown St. John's. His sister Christine Day speaks with Fred Hutton about Chris, as well as how people can help the family with funeral costs.

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"Pardon the Weeds, We're Feeding the Bees"

Have you heard the buzz? The Town of Bay Bulls is asking residents to let their dandelions grow wild and free... to help feed the bees. (Deputy town clerk Ashley Wakeham with Krissy Holmes)

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Million Dollar Bus

Krissy Holmes hops on board the @milliondollarbus to find out about the #DRIVINGCHANGE fundraising campaign for Bridges to Hope Food Aid Centre & their Smart Snack Program for Kids.

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Gambo baby moose rescue

Michele Glover speaks to Fred Hutton live from Gambo, where she's been witness to an amateur moose rescue operation from a prime vantage point... in her backyard!

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Correctional Centre for Women inmate deaths

As of Saturday (May 26th) there have been two sudden deaths in under a month at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville. Justice Minister Andrew Parsons talks to Krissy Holmes about what's happening... and why?

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Ennis Sisters "Keeping Time"

Getting your Friday going the right way with brand new music from The Ennis Sisters. They drop by the studio to talk about their new album and sample a couple of the tracks.

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Downtown panhandlers

Spare some change? A look at downtown businesses and the panhandlers who are often part of the deal. (Business-owner Craig Flynn and Scott Cluney, executive director of Downtown St. John's.)

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Gagged at work

A woman from Bell Island who works as a fisheries officer in Scotland was physically restrained and gagged at work after speaking out about years of bullying and harassment by co-workers. Her sister and a BBC reporter who is covering the story spoke with Krissy Holmes.

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National science fair winners

Six high school students from this province took home medals in this year's Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa this past week. Gonzaga student Oishi Hawlader and Henley Mullins from St. Bon's drop by for a chat, along with Yvonne Dawe who's with the Science Fair Council.

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Who's been using my points?

Former-politician Steve Kent had to cancel two flights this week - not due to inclement weather or mechanical problems... but because of fraud.

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Too big for a breast reduction?

The Morning Show's Paula Gale introduces us to a woman who cannot get the breast reduction surgery she needs because her body mass index is too high.

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Bell Island sober camping

Drinking may be an enshrined part of the "May 2-4" weekend here in the province, but as Katie Breen found out... on Bell Island some people have scrapped the tradition.

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Opera on the Avalon presents "As One"

LGBTQ stories have taken centre stage in this province in recent weeks... and now the issue will be the subject of Opera On The Avalon's newest production of "As One." Gemma Hickey is the co-producer of the show and Cheryl Hickman is the general and artistic director of Opera on the Avalon.

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Newfoundland Needs To Chill The F*** Out

For many, the image of the 'friendly Newfoundlander" was shattered after a series of homophobic headlines went viral, as well as local reaction to the use of a certain word in the media. VICE national columnist Drew Brown has written an article about it, and drops by the studio for a chat.

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The "Get Real Movement" in Middle Arm

Was it really a "gay class?" Two of the men behind the school presentation that caused so much controversy in Middle Arm this week explain what their message really is.

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Bell Island harm reduction

Reporter Katie Breen takes a trip to to Bell Island, where members of the community are running their own safe needle exchange.

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Mary Margaret back with her family

Good news if you've been following the story of Mary Margaret, the lost dog. The entire Whitten family comes to the studio to tell the tale of the lost and found pooch!

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Seaweed gin takes double-gold

Seaweed's the secret ingredient! A liquor from Clarke's Beach is a big winner at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition. Peter Wilkins of The Newfoundland Distillery Company drops by with the double-gold medal winning product in hand.

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Airbnb affecting rentals market

It used to be a nice apartment... but now it's a spruced-up Airbnb. One woman says the online marketplace trend is making it impossible to find an affordable place to live in St. John's.

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Impressing Elon Musk

Two Newfoundlanders walk into the SpaceX Hyperloop and... we'll let them finish the story. Mark Comeau and Matthew Lane tell Krissy Holmes how they wound up working for Elon Musk.

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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

It's finally here! This Sunday on CNN, viewers from all over the world will see Newfoundland in the spotlight on Anthony Bourdain's show "Parts Unknown." Two people with an inside scoop on the episode drop by to talk about Anthony Bourdain's time in Newfoundland.

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Destigmatizing mental health

A retired assistant commissioner of the RCMP who had to deal with the deaths of three of his members in New Brunswick is in the province to speak about the importance of seeking help for mental health issues.

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Remembering Riley and Alex

Louise Mercer and Salvation Army Major Lorne Pritchett speak about the annual food drive to honour Riley and Alex Mercer.

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Convenience stores "pot stops"

Checking in with two convenience stores - one in the Miawpukek First Nation Reserve in Conne River and another in Labrador City - that will soon be adding a new "green" product to their store shelves.

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Former prison inmate`s music therapy

Music heals...but can it rehabilitate? Ariana Kelland with the story of Evan Fry - a former inmate whose music resonates.

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Paint the Crosswalk

A parody song about the Springdale crosswalk is going viral online. The woman behind the Facebook video parody of a RuPaul song drops by the studio.

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The plogging challenge.

What's plogging? A new fitness craze that is a combination of jogging and picking up litter.

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Tweets for Becca

What happens when you fall in love with someone online but you can't afford the plane ticket to meet your new lover? Well, you start a twitter campaign to get a free ticket, obviously.

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Domestic violence strategy

A survivor of intimate partner violence from this province has teamed up with a senator to draw up the country's first national strategy on preventing domestic violence. (Georgina McGrath and Senator Fabian Manning with Krissy Holmes)

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Youth of the Year

Kids these days! The two young people chosen as City of St. John's Youth of the Year drop by to put the rest of us to shame. (Liam Warren and Emily Dormody with Krissy Holmes)

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Liberal caucus bullying

She faced a barrage of insults and threats on social media, but that's not the reason Cathy Bennett left cabinet last July. In an exclusive interview, Ms. Bennett sits down with Morning Show host Fred Hutton to tell her story about the bullying and intimidation within her own cabinet.

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Pickleball growth spurt

It's sounds like something you might munch on... but Pickleball is actually a growing sport at Memorial University's Field House that's been described as badminton, squash, tennis and ping pong all rolled into one.

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Sobeys "Wish Kids"

Two teens who work part-time jobs at Sobeys are dealing with a much bigger challenge than the work and school-life balance. The heartwarming story of how co-workers came together to support their cancer journeys.

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Rules for Airbnb rentals

Cracking down on Airbnb providers: Tourism minister Chris Mitchelmore drops by to talk about unlicensed accommodations.

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"Business of Marijuana" university course

With the legalization of pot on the horizon, could tourism hit an all time 'high' in this province? Meet the professor of the first ever course in the business of marijuana... who sees major potential here. (Paul Seaborn with Krissy Holmes)

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Life lessons from a 102-year-old nun

One hundred and two... and sharp as a tack! Krissy and Fred drop by Presentation Convent to spend some time with Sister Helen Bonia as she marks her birthday.

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"The Value of a Sunny Disposition"

It's a support group for people with a bad attitude: The president of the St. John's Positive Thinkers Club, Alick Tsui, drops by the studio to shine some much-needed light on a Monday morning.

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Remembering Barbara Bush

As people in the United States mourn the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush, one Newfoundland resident recalls her friendship with the matriarch of the Bush family. (Elaine Dobbin with Fred Hutton)

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Memorial's Fail Tale Cup

The CBC's Ramona Dearing drops by with the story of some students from Memorial University who are proud of winning a prize... for failing.

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Drug use during pregnancy

Earlier this week we talked about some new data showing the extent of drug use by expectant mothers and how it it affecting newborns. Tree Walsh with the city's needle exchange program says the numbers may be higher than health officials think.

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Seniors' Celebration of Food and Film (SCOFF)

Do you know how to bottle beets? Fillet a fish? One local group is keeping this province's food traditions alive... by getting them straight from those who know them. (Kristie Jameson of Food First NL and Leo Hearn who started Fishing For Success)

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