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Central NL Morning Show

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The Central Newfoundland Morning Show provides national, regional and local news, weather and sports, along with current affairs items and stories of local interest from urban areas and the diverse rural communities surrounding the two towns.

The Central Newfoundland Morning Show provides national, regional and local news, weather and sports, along with current affairs items and stories of local interest from urban areas and the diverse rural communities surrounding the two towns.
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Location:

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL

Networks:

CBC

Description:

The Central Newfoundland Morning Show provides national, regional and local news, weather and sports, along with current affairs items and stories of local interest from urban areas and the diverse rural communities surrounding the two towns.

Language:

English


Episodes

Paddlers promote Exploits River as world class

7/20/2018
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Alex Lowman and Nick Francis say the Exploits River is world class for paddling. That's why they started Exploits River Paddle Festival. They tell the CBC's Melissa Tobin about that.

Duration:00:08:24

CNA aircraft maintenance school gets new helicopter

7/20/2018
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Aircraft maintenance students at College of the North Atlantic in Gander have a shiny red, 2-tonne toy to play with next year, thanks to the federal government.

Duration:00:06:38

A guide to bad movies

7/18/2018
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They're so bad, they're good. Movie buff Scott Simms tells us about some truly awful films, that he says are secretly amazing.

Duration:00:07:39

Poaching evidence found at Salmon Brook

7/17/2018
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Members of the Aboriginal Fishery Guardians say they've discovered evidence of salmon poaching near Glenwood. We talk to Calvin Francis, chief of the Gander Bay Indian Band Council.

Duration:00:07:05

Gander's first Gay Pride March

7/17/2018
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The CBC's Tyler Dunne talks with some of the people partaking in Gander's first Gay Pride March.

Duration:00:05:20

Random Island man searches for history

7/13/2018
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Norman Marsh lives on Random Island. In his spare time, Marsh grabs his shovel and metal detector and heads outside. The CBC's Tyler Dunne met up with him to look for treasure.

Duration:00:06:40

Health Canada recalls some blood pressure pills

7/12/2018
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If you are taking a blood pressure medication, you should check your prescription. Health Canada recalled a popular drug earlier this week. Pharmacist Trent White tells us what your next steps should be.

Duration:00:06:10

Dozens disrupt hospital announcement to protest Springdale doctor's departure

7/12/2018
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Several dozen protesters were at a provincial government announcement in Springdale on Wednesday in support of their family doctor, Dr. Todd Young. The CBC's Garrett Barry was there.

Duration:00:09:32

Gander's pigeon problems

7/11/2018
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The CBC's Melissa Tobin talks to Gander Mayor Percy Farwell about the infestation of pigeons at the town's public works depot and how they plan to deal with the problem.

Duration:00:06:46

NLer working to protect the Queen

7/11/2018
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Master Corporal Cathy Kean is a Newfoundlander with the RCAF contingent in England. The CBC's Tyler Dunne talks to her making history in her duties with the Queen's Guard.

Duration:00:08:17

Journalism prof weighs in on the health of local media

7/10/2018
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Journalism professor Kim Kierans talks about the change in local journalism, after the new that the four local papers in Central Newfoundland will combine into a free single publication.

Duration:00:06:33

Former employee laments loss of local paper

7/9/2018
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After over 80 years in business, four local papers in Central Newfoundland are closing their doors. Gerry Gardner worked in the newspaper industry in Grand Falls-Windsor for 20 years. He speaks with the CBC's Tyler Dunne.

Duration:00:05:05

Bicycle Angels give back in Gander

7/6/2018
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Gander's Bicycle Angels are on a mission to give free bikes to those in need. We meet Cass Norman and Stephanie Shelley.

Duration:00:07:42

Moreton's Harbour Community Museum re-opens

7/6/2018
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There's new life in the Morton's Harbour Museum, all thanks to the passion of one woman. We get a tour of the historic building with Cheryl Dearing.

Duration:00:07:39

Summerford's Pothole Man takes matter in his own hands

7/5/2018
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Ernest Barnes has spent days, and countless cans of fluorescent spray paint, marking pot holes in his area. The CBC's Martin Jones asked the self-proclaimed Pothole of Summerford.

Duration:00:06:09

James P. Howley named Person of National Significance

7/3/2018
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Ground-breaking geologist James P. Howley was honoured by the federal government more than one hundred years after his death. We ask MUN historian Jeff Webb why Howley was significant to this province's history.

Duration:00:06:17

Lakewood Academy recreated in Legos

6/29/2018
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The video of Glenwood Irving by Lego is legendary. Now, Lakewood Academy in Appleton has released a new Lego video that recreates like inside their school.

Duration:00:06:36

Linking family doctors for better pateint care

6/28/2018
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Dr. Jared Butler of the Shalloway Family Practice Network explains how the network will bring family physicians throughout the Central NL together for the benefit of all, especially the patients.

Duration:00:06:24

Same day HIV-AIDS testing happening in NL

6/27/2018
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June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. We talk to Debbie Kelly of MUN's School of Pharmacy about how the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador is promoting rapid-result tests for HIV testing in some pharmacies across the province.

Duration:00:08:52

Mummers horror movie comes full circle in Twillingate

6/27/2018
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Bhaveek Makan grew up in Central Newfoundland. The Vancouver-based film maker recently returned to the island to shoot a horror movie based on the lore of mummers and fairies in this province. The CBC's Melissa Tobin visited the set.

Duration:00:06:58