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CJME Morning News - July 15, 2015

HOUR ONE

More injury issues for the Riders -- Levi Steinhauer has a torn ACL and is done for the season. DB Weldon Brown likely won't play this week. As a result, veteran DB Geoff Tisdale has officially been signed. The Riders also re-signed Paul Woldu -- he's been added to the practice roster. The last snowflake from Boston’s record-breaking winter snowfall has officially melted, according to Mayor Marty Walsh. John Wilson joins from the Weather Centre to give us his mid-week check in on the weekend weather ahead. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! After a 500-Bilion kilometre journey we have seen the first images of Pluto, “New Horizons” probe phoned home from Pluto, the first ever to do so. Having a quiet moment is something some wildfire evacuees say they'll look forward to the most once they go home. Our Kevin Martel spent the day talking to some of the evacuees and joins this morning. WE check in on the standings at this year’s Pan Am games.

HOUR TWO

CKOM’s Bryn Levy has been up North for the last couple days with boots on the ground as fire fighters have been battling the blazes and smoke. The first of the evacuees are now allowed to make their way back home – slowly and Bryn fills us in on the current conditions. Rider Head Coach Corey Chamblin had some choice words for those already jumping ship in Riderville yesterday, the Riders are sitting 0-3 at the beginning of the 2015 CFL season. After publicly supporting Bill Cosby for months, Whoopi Goldberg has said she can no longer say “innocent until proven guilty” – this after finding out rape cases aren’t open-ended time wise. John Wilson checks in with his mid-week weather update. And it’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good – we bring you some feel good news stories to help keep your spirits high. John Gormley joins to share his thoughts on the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show. Greece's Parliament votes today on a $93-billion bailout deal -- including big tax hikes and pension cuts. They're trying to prevent the country's economy from collapsing.

HOUR THREE

Having a quiet moment is something some wildfire evacuees say they'll look forward to the most once they go home. Our Kevin Martel spent the day talking to some of the evacuees and joins this morning. More injury issues for the Riders -- Levi Steinhauer has a torn ACL and is done for the season. DB Weldon Brown likely won't play this week. As a result, veteran DB Geoff Tisdale has officially been signed. The Riders also re-signed Paul Woldu -- he's been added to the practice roster. Rider Head Coach Corey Chamblin had some choice words for those already jumping ship in Riderville yesterday, the Riders are sitting 0-3 at the beginning of the 2015 CFL season. CKOM’s Bryn Levy has been up North for the last couple days with boots on the ground as fire fighters have been battling the blazes and smoke. Now the first of the evacuees are now allowed to make their way back home. And What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - Jul 13, 2015

HOUR ONE

People from wildfire evacuated communities up north are clamouring to go home, including those from La Ronge. It's been just over a week since they were chased away, and the mayor says it's been tough. The Green Zone’s Belton Johnson joins to talk about the Riders third loss of the season at the hands of the BC Lions. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – HAPPY BIRTHDAY! It’s a wrap on another year of Craven Country Jamboree and it was a year that started out scorching hot, before the more traditional, wet weather arrived. We take a look back at the memories and weekend that was. Greece reached a deal with its European creditors, pledging stringent austerity to avoid an exit from the euro and the global financial chaos that could have followed. The deal calls for Greeks, to cut back even further in exchange for more loans without which its financial system would surely collapse. And Sam brings you some of the highlights from this years’ Comic-Con.

HOUR TWO

We are joined by CKOM’s Bryn Levy who is in Waskesiu this morning – Bryn has been keeping us up to date in on the ongoing changes in the north. The Riders head back to practice for a closed session tomorrow in search of answers for their 0-3 start. The green and white lost 35-32 in overtime to the BC Lions on Friday night -- they'll get a rematch this Friday night at Mosaic Stadium. A notorious Mexican drug kingpin who escaped once before from prison — and spent more than a decade on the lam — has done it again. Mexico's most notorious drug lord stepped into a shower and slipped into a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good – we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face and put some pep in your step. John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show. Television's favourite soul-crushingly bleak zombie series will return this fall for a sixth season, but this time, "The Walking Dead" will be joined by a spinoff, called "Fear the Walking Dead."

HOUR THREE

Greece is getting a bailout. Last week, the country voted no to another bailout deal because they didn't want harsh financial belt tightening. Now Greece's leaders have decided that harsh is better than being forced out of the EU. The country has until Wednesday to pass the new measures. Bryn Levy updates us on the current conditions they are seeing in the northern half of the province. Canada is at the top of the medal standings at the Pan Am games in Ontario. The Canadian team has 24 medals, including 10 gold. Kim Blevins with The Craven Country Jamboree joins us on the line this morning to talk about the highlights of this year’s Craven and Kim previews who is coming to Craven next year. The Riders head back to practice for a closed session tomorrow in search of answers for their 0-3 start. The green and white lost 35-32 in overtime to the BC Lions on Friday night -- they'll get a rematch this Friday night at Mosaic Stadium. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 10, 2015

HOUR ONE

There are 601 fires this year to date, 118 active fires burning today. The La Ronge Region has 54 of the active fires. There was some stability yesterday, but because of weather they expect increased fire activity over the next couple of days. Main focus continues on La Ronge, Grandmother’s Bay Sucker River, and Waden Bay. The Green Zone’s Belton Johnson joins to talk about what it’s like to play against a former team – and shares his game day prediction. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. Today, South Carolina is taking the Confederate flag down from its capitol grounds for good. Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s government on Thursday agreed to meet most of the terms demanded by its creditors, and it requested a three-year, 53.5 billion euro, or %59 billion, bailout as a starting point for talks about possible debt relief.

HOUR TWO

We start with the latest on the wildfires in Northern Saskatchewan. The hot dry weather isn't going to be a big help to the fire fighters on the front line, but the fires have stayed pretty much the same size. The Egg Fire near La Ronge is the largest, at over 90 square kilometres. The Riders are looking for their first victory of the season tonight in Vancouver against BC. They'll have to do it without receiver Ryan Smith -- he's on the six-game injured list after getting hurt last week against Toronto. It’s Movie Friday and we let you know what’s hot at the box office to check out this weekend. The Confederate Flag comes down today in South Carolina. The state's governor signed the legislation yesterday. Some organizations are already lifting sanctions -- the NCAA lifted a 15-year ban and says the state will now be allowed to host championship tournaments. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good, where we bring you some good news stories to help put a smile on your face. John Gormley joins in studio to share what’s coming up on his show today, and more on the wildfires.

HOUR THREE

Our Kevin Martel went out to Craven yesterday, he joins on the phone to tell us what and who he found in the camp ground. Jamie Nye and Glen Suitor from the Green Zone joins to talk to us about tonight’s game against the BC Lions and share who they think will bring home the Win. It’s Movie Friday and we let you know what’s hot at the box office to check out this weekend. And finally, what I Learned on the Show this Week Edition.

CJME Morning News - July 9, 2015

HOUR ONE

113 fires are still burning, 7 new in the past 24 hours, but no changes to fires of concern in the northern half of the province. Two fires currently burning are 18X the size of Moose Jaw. According to an independent poll conducted by Insightrix Research among 2,700 sports fans across Canada, the Habs top all other Canadian professional sports teams in regards to brand strength; the Leafs and Riders come second and third. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! Premier Brad Wall paid a visit to hundreds of evacuees staying at Evraz Place in Regina today. He gives huge credit to the Red Cross volunteers there. When Jenny Horne stepped up to the podium to address South Carolina's House of Representatives, Horne started out with a calm complaint -- that debating this any longer could force this to go on all summer and ended with such emotion it shook the house. And in London today, the Underground Tube isn't transporting the millions of people to work that it normally does. It's shut down for 36 hours as 20,000 workers from four major unions walked out to protest low pay.

HOUR TWO

Some more bad news on the injury front for the Riders -- receiver Ryan Smith is out for tomorrow's game against BC. The team isn't saying it's a concussion, but they're going through the protocol. Canada's Governor-General, David Johnston, visited an evacuation center in Regina yesterday. Want to know how fast you're losing friends on Facebook? There's an app for that. Yesterday trading on the New York Stock Exchange came to an abrupt halt, and while the reasons for the disruption are still unclear, in a statement, the NYSE confirmed that “technical issues” are to blame. This mysterious glitch comes just hours after United Airlines grounded all its flights across the U.S., also citing an “automation issue”. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face and brighten your day. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the London tube and shares what’s coming up on his show. And some fun with Woodsy.

HOUR THREE

113 fires are burning, but the air cleared a little in the north, and that has allowed more aircraft to be involved. The two largest fires are threatening Pinehouse, and La Ronge. Both are five times the size of Saskatoon. In London today, the Underground Tube isn't transporting the millions of people to work that it normally does. It's shut down for 36 hours as 20,000 workers from four major unions walked out to protest low pay. Some more bad news on the injury front for the Riders -- receiver Ryan Smith is out for tomorrow's game against BC. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 8, 2015

HOUR ONE

Roughly 400,000 hectares (4,000 square kilometres) of land, or approximately three times the size of New York City, has been affected by Saskatchewan wildfire. Evacuees are not heading back as conditions in the north are still fairly dire in terms of smoke and the threat of fire. The good news is that most of the fires burning in the province have been stable for the last 24 hours and have not grown. The long road to recovery is about to begin for Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant once again. Durant is currently on crutches with a cast covering much of his leg where he ruptured his Achilles. The injury ended Durant's season for the second-straight year. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! Subway has suspended its relationship with spokesmen Jared Fogel. This after federal authorities raided Fogel’s home, removing computers. There is no word on what he’s under investigation for, he hasn’t been arrested or charged currently. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by Mainstreet and their talks about the confusion around donations for evacuees in Regina. And the Greek government has formally requested a third bailout to help pay its debts and bring its economy back from the brink.

HOUR TWO

Darian Durant is speaking for the first time after going down with a ruptured achilles...costing him the season. Yesterday, the Riders injured quarterback described his injury in the first game of the season vs the Blue Bombers. John Wilson checks in with his mid-week weather update to fill us in on the air quality, cool down what you can expect for the weekend. This might affect your road trip to Stampede -- Country music star Miranda Lambert’s concert at the Stampede has been cancelled because of a serious vocal cord inflammation. Subway and their longtime pitchman Jared Fogel have parted ways for the now. The move comes after the FBI raided Fogel's home. They seized computers and other electronics as part of a child porn investigation. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

The long road to recovery is about to begin for Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant once again. Durant addressed the media yesterday about the journey ahead and what it was like having his mom in the crowd the night he went down. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by Mainstreet and their talks about the confusion around donations for evacuees in Regina. John Wilson checks in with his mid-week weather update to fill us in on the air quality, cool down what you can expect for the weekend. And What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 7, 2015

HOUR ONE

It’s still not safe for evacuees from northern Saskatchewan to return home after wildfires continue to threaten their communities. The province will receive help from 1,000 Canadian military personnel. About 600 military members will be trained to fight fires on the ground by tomorrow. The State Senate of South Carolina will vote today on taking down the Confederate Flag. Preliminary votes show it should pass -- meaning it could come down as soon as this week. The man who tied 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the Canadian city of Calgary has been charged with causing mischief. Unsealed testimony from 2005 against Bill Cosby shows Cosby testified he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving those to young women he wanted to have sex with. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! The gates to the Craven Country Jamboree are to officially open today at 9 a.m. and our Adriana Christianson is on scene at the gates waiting patiently for them to open. And three men were gored and 10 others taken to hospital on the first day of Pamplona's week-long San Fermin festival.

HOUR TWO

It’s still not safe for evacuees from northern Saskatchewan to return home after wildfires continue to threaten their communities and CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone joins to tell us what their journey has been. Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups. Attorneys for comedian Bill Cosby have not responded to the release newly unsealed court documents. Cosby admits to giving sedatives to at least one of the women accusing him of sexual assault as well as other unnamed people. It’s Cheap Tuesday at the box office – we let you know what’s hot at the theatre. The gates to the Craven Country Jamboree are to officially open today at 9 a.m. and our Adriana Christianson is on scene at the gates waiting patiently for them to open. And John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Fougere joins in studio for his weekly visit and updates us on the current on-goings in the Queen City. Chris Milo is no longer a Saskatchewan Roughrider -- the team released him yesterday after Paul McCallum showed Riders they made the right move by bringing him in -- he was four for four Sunday with field goals. It’s still not safe for evacuees from northern Saskatchewan to return home after wildfires continue to threaten their communities and CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone joins to tell us what their journey has been. Unsealed testimony from 2005 against Bill Cosby shows Cosby testified he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving those to young women he wanted to have sex with. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 6, 2015

HOUR ONE

It was another hear-breaker at Mosaic Stadium. Yesterday, the Riders blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead against the Argos and lost 42-40 in double overtime. The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan now cover an area about twice the size of Regina. The evacuations have now displaced more than 12,000 people -- making this the biggest evacuation in Saskatchewan history. CKOM Reporter Lasia Kretzel has been as close to the La Ronge area as possible where 1,078 people were evacuated on Sunday – 114 fires are still currently burning in northern Saskatchewan. Greek voters rejected creditors' demand for more belt-tightening in exchange for a desperately needed bailout. Leaders of the 19 countries using the euro as their currency meet tomorrow to plan what to do next.

HOUR TWO

The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan now cover an area about twice the size of Regina. The evacuations have now displaced more than 12,000 people -- making this the biggest evacuation in Saskatchewan history. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone has been covering the evacuations very closely and joins us live this morning. It was another heart break at Mosaic Stadium. In Week 1 we lost DD. Yesterday, the Riders blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead against the Argos and lost 42-40 in double overtime. Paul McCallum managed to make all of his field goals, including one from the 49 yard line. And the always controversial chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede have lost a horse already. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face. John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan now cover an area about twice the size of Regina. The evacuations have now displaced more than 12,000 people -- making this the biggest evacuation in Saskatchewan history. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone has been covering the evacuations very closely and joins us live this morning. Greece voted overwhelmingly against enduring more austerity in exchange for a new round of bailout funding from its creditors. With roughly 91% of the vote in more than 61% of voter cast their ballot against the deal, in a victory for Greece’s left-leaning government and a rebuke to the troubled country’s euro zone creditors. Jamie Nye joins to talk about yesterday’s Rider game. CKOM Reporter Lasia Kretzel has been as close to the La Ronge area as possible where 1,078 people were evacuated on Sunday – 114 fires are still currently burning in northern Saskatchewan. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 3, 2015

HOUR ONE

Bright and early at 9 o’clock sharp the Stampede Parade starts. The parade will be led this year by Olympian Kaillie Humphries, and will also be part of the pre-Pan Am Games torch relay. West jet is dealing with it's the fifth threat in six days. Last night, Flight 1709 arrived in Victoria from Las Vegas two hours after the threat was received. From the Green Zone, Belton Johnson joins to preview the upcoming Riders game against the Argos. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! Caught by a cough, after days on the run David Sweat tipped off the police himself by giving away his location with a scratch in his throat. The federal government and Gulf Coast states announced a record-setting $18.7 billion settlement with BP yesterday that resolves years of litigation over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and delivers the largest environmental settlement ever.

HOUR TWO

A false alarm over a shooter at the Navy Yard in Washington Thursday brought a rapid and massive response from police who are especially on high alert for possible terrorist acts during the July 4 weekend. Our Adriana Christianson joins to clear up some of the confusion with evacuations to Regina from the northern half of the province. It’s time for Movie Friday were we let you know what’s hot and new at the Regina box office – out this week is Magic Mike XXL and Terminator: Genisys. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the recent woes of WestJet and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

We're learning more details now about the prison break in New York State. Apparently the two convicted killers didn't actually stick together after the broke out -- at least that's what David Sweat is telling investigators. Glen Suitor joins to preview the upcoming Riders game. It is Movie Friday we let you know what’s hot at the box office. Jamie Nye joins on the phone to go over his thoughts from practice during the week. . Our Adriana Christianson joins to clear up some of the confusion with evacuations to Regina from the northern half of the province. And finally, What I Learned on the Show: This Week Edition!

CJME Morning News - July 2, 2015

HOUR ONE

We start this morning with Environment Canada’s air quality statement for the southern half of the province – still hazy in the Queen City this early morning, but blue is finally poking through the smoke. It’s out with the new and in with the old as the Riders bring back Paul McCallum to fill the kicker spot on the roster, the Green Zone’s Belton Johnson joins to share his thoughts. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! The Greek government missed a payment on Tuesday to the International Monetary Fund and is scrambling to come up with the money to pay pensions and other bills. Another change for the Riders – Tino Sunseri is once again a Rider. And another bomb threat forced a WestJet plane to make an emergency landing in Calgary.

HOUR TWO

Breaking this morning - shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus forcing a complete lockdown. The smoke seems a little better this morning, but we still have an air quality advisory. Almost 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in Northern Saskatchewan as more than 110 wildfires continue to burn. The Riders reached all the way back 2004 for their next move – Paul McCallum has rejoined the green and white. Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Liberia following the death of a teenager from the virus on Sunday, the country had been declared Ebola-free more than seven weeks ago. We bring you some good news with Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins to talk about the evacuations to Regina shares what’s coming up on his show. And Free Agent Frenzy begins today in the NHL!

HOUR THREE

We bring you Environment Canada’s air quality statement for the southern half of the province – still hazy in the Queen City this early morning, but blue is finally poking through the smoke. What's old is new again in Riderville; the Riders are filling out the roster with some names from the past. We update you on Washington, DC – as the situation has been given the ‘all clear’. The Greek government missed a payment on Tuesday to the International Monetary Fund and is scrambling to come up with the money to pay pensions and other bills. It’s out with the new and in with the old as the Riders bring back Paul McCallum to fill the kicker spot on the roster, the Green Zone’s Belton Johnson joins to share his thoughts. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - June 29, 2015

HOUR ONE

It’s all every soul in Rider nation can talk about – Darian Durant is officially out for the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon. Replacing him for the 2015 season will be Kevin Glenn. The Riders lost their home opener to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30-26. Another heartbreaking lose for soccer fans as the women came up short at FIFA against England. Belton Johnson with the Green Zone shares his reaction to Darian’s injury, but is confident that this year the team is in good hands with Kevin Glenn. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! After a massive, more-than-three-week manhunt for David Sweat and Richard Matt, the escaped murderers are back where he started -- in custody.

HOUR TWO

Opening night turned out to be a nightmare for the Riders and Rider Nation, for the second straight year, Darian Durant is out for the season. Replacing him for the 2015 season will be Kevin Glenn. It was a great weekend – weather wise across southern Saskatchewan, how did you enjoy the warm weather? How are you feeling about the Riders Season? John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the hot issues from the weekend and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

More than 1-thousand people have been evacuated after a series of wildfires up north. It’s triggered an air quality advisory from the northern border all the way south end of the province. 121 wildfires are burning in Saskatchewan today. Glen Suitor with TSN and the Green Zone goes over week one of the CFL regular season which saw the fall of four Quarterbacks. Jamie Nye joins to talk about Double D’s injury and what’s ahead for this season. Chris Hay joins on the phone to talk about the historic ruling in the United States on same sex marriage – finally making it legal across the land. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!