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Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 13, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Have you ever had a prank go horribly wrong? Or right when they shouldn’t have.

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! A video of the two men who threw a snake in a Saskatoon Tim Horton’s has hit Facebook. Two hacking incidents to tell you about from yesterday, and we bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. The Riders have found a new Defensive Coordinator in Greg Quick - former Al’s linebacker coach. Himpe got to try out Uber while in Edmonton and shares what it was like. The magazine Charlie Hebdo is getting ready to publish its next issue even after the bloody attack in Paris last week.

HOUR TWO

We send out our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Have you ever had a prank go horribly wrong? Or right when they shouldn’t have. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by John Gormley Live and their conversation on the price of oil. Pope Francis spoke out against ISIS and the terrorist attacks in Paris last night. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good – we bring you some good news to help keep your spirits high. John Gormley joins in studio and shares what’s going on with his show this morning. And we take your texts on the Big Breakfast Question.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Fougere joins in studio for his weekly visit and chats about what he thinks of pranks. We take your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question. It’s Cheap Tuesday at the box office and we let you know what’s hot to see. We take you live to Paris the staff of Charlie Hebdo are speaking on the magazine’s upcoming issue. The Riders have a new Defensive Coordinator who is a very quotable guy. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 12, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What was the home remedy your family swears by?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! Sam, Woodsy and Don go over what they did on the weekend before they update you in the latest news coming from Paris this morning. Either you taking in football last night or the Golden Globes and we bring you some of the highlights from last night’s opening to the Golden Globes thanks to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday Happy Birthday to you! Mike Benevides has said no to the Riders and Woodsy brings you the latest on the Defensive Coordinator position. It is cold season and that tends to bring out the home remedies people swear by so with that in mind our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What was the home remedy your family swears by?

HOUR TWO

We update you on the events in Paris and give you the latest on the suspect still at large. We give you the latest on road conditions across Southern Saskatchewan and in the city of Regina. Time to rewind the news cycle and give you the news you may have missed over the weekend. We have some news about the Breaking Bad spinoff, Better Call Saul. We go over your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning, and it’s time for Tell Me Something Good! Murray Wood steps in studio for John Gormley to talk everything from free speech to the Golden Globes and what’s his family’s home remedy. We go over more of your texts to 306-306.

HOUR THREE

Unity was a big theme to this past weekend, not only as the world united against the terrorist who attacked Paris, but also the Golden Globe hosts worked it into their monologues throughout the evening. Next time you're in the mood for a chocolate fix, consider ingesting it through your nose. We go over your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question and fill you in on some news coming from the Riders. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 9, 2015

HOUR ONE

We take you back to France this morning as a hostage situation has French police are in the middle of an intensive standoff northeast of Paris. Police say the suspects were hiding in a wooded area before they broke cover and stole a car this morning and took a woman hostage. It is also nearing the end of the NFL Season and playoffs are just around the corner, the gang goes over their picks hopes for this year’s winner. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. Sam updates you on the ongoing situation in France and we update you on the current road conditions across Southern Saskatchewan and in Regina. Himpe talks more on the CES 2015 in Vegas and the new gadgets they are unveiling.

HOUR TWO

Bill Cosby hit the stage for his second or three shows in Canada last night and things may have not gone as smoothly as possible, but Cosby still received a standing ovation. Sam updates you on the current situations in France. A funny story out of BC of a young boy who tried to attach a padlock to a fire sprinkler eight feet in the air. If any day needed it more, we bring you Tell Me Something Good to help keep your hopes high. John Gormley joins in studio and shares what’s coming up on his show as well as shares his thoughts on how the media has been discussing Islam.

HOUR THREE

The gang goes over there weekend plans and then we take a look at the current road conditions across Southern Saskatchewan. We are constantly keeping you up to date on the two hostage situations currently going on in France this morning. Netflix has released all ten seasons of Friends to its subscribers and this has brought a whole new audience to the show that wrapped ten years ago. More updates from France on the ongoing hostage situations. The NFL has released the findings done by the former director of the FBI, claiming that the Commissioner did not see the video of Ray Rice knocking out his girlfriend before the original two game long suspension. And finally, What I Learned on The Show: This Week!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 8, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What was the thing you had before anybody else? Or what is the invention you acquired that changed everything?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! It’s been 24 hours since the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and we update you on the events that happened after we signed off yesterday. Sam shares a funny story of getting her passport renewed. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. We are keeping you updated on the road conditions on the highways and through the city – if you see something we should know about always text 306-306. Himpe goes over what was unveiled during this year’s CES in Vegas and more updates from France.

HOUR TWO

We continue updating you on the weather on the highways across Southern Saskatchewan as wind gusts are hitting up to 83km/hr. With CES unveiling all the latest and greatest stuff about to hit the shelves we send out the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What was the thing you had before anybody else? Or what is the invention you acquired that changed everything? We go over your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. Cartoonists across the globe are penning their thoughts and responses to the attack on Charlie Hebdo, Sam share some of the best. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good – where we bring you some good news stories to help bring the weekend just a little bit closer, and more of your texts to 306-306.

HOUR THREE

We give you the latest from Paris this morning and continue updating you on the road conditions across Southern Saskatchewan and in Regina. We go over more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning and go over more of the new gadgets unveiled at this year’s CED in Vegas. We wrap up all your texts to 306-306. Finally, it’s time for What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 7, 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! Last night was Ukrainian Christmas Eve for many across the province, including Sam who took in her first traditional 12 meatless dishes (with a couple substitutions). It’s been 10 years since Saskatchewan banned smoking in bars and restaurants and it was a huge to do back then, but we check in to see how the ban affected businesses and if the rates of smoking went down. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! There's not much rest for the gold medal winning junior hockey players. Three of them flew into Regina yesterday on their way back to their clubs after Monday night’s big gold win in Toronto over Russia. Breaking News out of France this morning, 11 people are dead, 4 are injured after multiple masked gunmen with automatic weapons stormed into Charlie Hebdo - a French satirical newspaper. The price of oil dropped to an all time low yesterday - $46/barrel and economists have already revised their forecasts for global and Canadian economic growth. After the World Juniors proved gold can be won in Toronto the Leafs dismissed head coach Randy Carlyle.

HOUR TWO

We continue bringing you updates on the situation in France as more information is released. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by the Green Zone and Drew Remenda’s talks about how the junior league treats their players as employees. We update the road conditions and let you know about any bus or school cancellations – if you see something we should know about always text 306-306. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some positive feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face and some pep back in your step. John Gormley joins in studio on the attacks in France this morning as well as his take on the She said/ The Police said story out of Regina.

HOUR THREE

We are continuing to keep you up to date on France as the gunmen are still at large this morning. Randy Carlyle is now out as Head Coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs and talks turned to rumors that Phil Kessel is a rather hard person to coach. We continue our coverage on the events in Frances has multiple gunmen stormed a satirical newspaper leaving 12 dead and 4 injured, the gunmen are still at large and France has moved their security ranting to the highest level. Police are now confirming that 3 gunmen were involved in the shooting in France that is still at large. Cars are big thing at this year’s CES (an electronic and technology tradeshow), Himpe goes over what’s the entire buzz this year. And finally it’s time for What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 6, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What is your worst cold weather experience?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! It was a nail biter in the third but Team Canada brought home gold for the first time in five years as the World Juniors wrapped last night. We send out the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What is your worst cold weather experience? A couple of moves out of Rider Nation to tell you about as The Green Zone confirmed that the Riders have released centre Dominic Picard. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthday – and if it’s your birthday Happy Birthday to you! Regina police are responding to some serious allegations posted on social media after a woman claims her disabled daughter was taken outside city limits and forced to freeze in the extreme cold. Following Mark Zuckerberg post about his New Year’s Resolution to read more, Sam has decided to start the Word Nerd Book Club. And straight from the archives is the never-before-seen video the last living CNN employee will be required to play before succumbing to radiation poisoning, the plague, zombies, or whatever crazy end Turner saw coming.

HOUR TWO

Some of us many not have finger nails left after last night’s match up in the World Juniors as Canada took home Gold for the first time in five years. It’s been a very emotional time for the Regina Pats as more trades were announced yesterday and talks that more will come down later this week. We share our cold weather stories with you and go over your texts to 306-306. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some good news stories to help put some pep in your step. John Gormley joins in studio and shares what’s coming up with his show later today. More of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning, and Sam passes along the info you need to join her book club.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Fougere joins for his weekly visit and we ask him about the possible idea of having a strip club in the home of the old JD’s. The Riders still managing to find ways to have their name in the news cycle as they released centre Dominic Picard. It is cheap Tuesday at the Regina box office and we let you know what you should check out tonight. It’s being called one of the best World Junior Gold Medal games of all time – Team Canada brought home the gold after defeating Russia 5-4 at the end of the third. Netflix will be cracking down on those who have been using codes to open a bigger library for Canadian viewers so we go over all your options for streaming services. And everyone’s favorite part of the show – What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 5, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Where is the best place in Southern Saskatchewan to go tobogganing?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! The whole gang is back on the morning show for the first time since the Christmas Holidays. She's not a presidential nominee, she's not even the governor of Alaska anymore, but Sarah Palin continues to be a lightning rod for controversy and has something in common with Sam. A radio show has turned a real life murder mystery in a 12 episode podcast. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. We ask for your feedback on the current conditions on the roads – if you see anything we should know about always text 306-306! It’s the time of year for resolutions and if you’re hoping to keep that resolution going all year long you better keep it simple. Oil patch workers are keeping a close eye on collapsing crude prices as the commodities’ downfall threatens the value of homes, and their concerns aren’t entirely unfounded, but Peter Norman, Chief Economist at Altus Group says Alberta won’t see the housing crash some are predicting in 2015. And Foodies are changing the way restaurants do advertising.

HOUR TWO

The Regina Pats are in fairly good shape and are still hoping to make the playoff run as word of more player moves may be announced in the next couple days. ESPN announced yesterday that Stuart Scott, the beloved anchor who joined the network in 1993, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 49. Among the features of the new ESPN studio in Bristol is a wall of catchphrases made famous by on-air talent over the years. We send out the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Where is the best place in Southern Saskatchewan to go tobogganing? It’s been a beloved winter pastime for untold generations of children, but tobogganing is coming under threat in cities across the U.S. and Canada. Capitals goalie Braden Holtby lost a puck in his uniform, and officials made him rifle through his layers to remove it. Sometimes the Closed Caption option on TV doesn’t always get it right and we go over your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins in studio and more of your texts to 306-306.

HOUR THREE

Chief Economist Peter Norman says the new status quo for Canadian energy producers will ultimately rebalance scorching hot energy-fed real estate markets as waning migration reigns in demand, allowing the supply of houses a chance to catch up. We go over your texts on the Big Breakfast Question and talk a little bit about the upcoming NFL match ups. Himpe brings you a trio of ‘stuck stories’. The Regina Pats are hoping to make the playoff run as word of more player moves may be announced in the next couple days. We go over your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning and What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 2, 2015

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag – January 2, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What you are looking forward to the most in 2015?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning and Happy New Year! We welcome you into 2015 and we want to know what you are looking forward to the most in 2015? Himpe finally got the chance to watch the Interview and he shares what he thought of the film, and we bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. We go over your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. Regina is getting one step closer to having a strip club; a report from city administration says the location on Park Street--the old Whiskey Saloon--meets guidelines. A feel good viral video is now being branded as a fake and Pasadena flaunted its annual floral extravaganza Thursday, as it narrowly missed a Rose Parade record for cold weather and carried on after the death of World War II legend and grand marshal Louis Zamperini.

HOUR TWO

The new year met its New Year Baby at 12:11 Monday morning, Shogofa Bahrami gave birth to a 6 and a half pound baby girl at the General Hospital. Back to the Future may not have got everything right when it depicted 2015, however they did get a couple things eerily close. And we bring you a couple of Not So Smooth Criminals. We continue taking your texts on the Big Breakfast Question and it’s time for Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face. Murray Wood joins in studio to share what he did for New Year’s Eve and what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

Himpe finally got a moment to take in The Interview yesterday, and he lets you know what he thought about it. The morning gang at Global TV in Calgary took a moment to ring in the New Year by reading some of the mean mail they have received through the year. Himpe goes over the prices of gas across the city. It looks like the city of Regina will be getting a strip club, but don’t worry it won’t be anywhere near you. This marks the year Marty McFly travelled to in the future and we go over what the movie got right about 2015. Finally, everybody’s favorite part of the show What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - December 31, 2014

Big Breakfast Questions of the Morning: How do you plan to spend New Year’s Eve? And what is your New Year’s Resolution?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! As our friends around the world near midnight we countdown those on the other side of the world already getting the New Year and we send out our Big Breakfast Questions of the Morning: How do you plan to spend New Year’s Eve? And what is your New Year’s Resolution? We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. We ring in the New Year with the Marshall Islands! We share what our plans are for New Years and what our families used to do. We don’t tend to make New Year’s Resolution, but we share our thoughts on them and attempt to make one.

HOUR TWO

We take your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Questions and possible pull the curtain back on live TV for some viewers. Its New Years Eve and a light happy day for so many, but an extreme case of domestic violence and what's being called the worst mass murder in Edmonton's history claimed the lives of 8 people. It started with Edmonton police responding to a call Monday night in a home in Edmonton's south end. We join everyone down in Australia as they ring in the New Year. We check in with those celebrating in New York tonight as they big celebration in Time Square fills up with a star studded cast. Murray Wood steps in the studio for John Gormley and talks New Year’s Resolutions and we go over some of the more creative ways people drop the New Years Ball.

HOUR THREE

It’s being called the worst massacre in Edmonton’s history, 9 people are dead in the aftermath of an extreme case of domestic violence. We go over more of the weird things places all over the world decide to ceremoniously drop at midnight on New Year’s Eve. We are joined by Sergeant Ian Barr with the Regina Police Service to talk to us about the consequences of drinking and driving. We share the story of a couple for New Zealand who were locked in their car for 13 hours. We continue going over the different New Year’s Eve traditions across the globe and finally the last What I Learned on the Show Today: This Year!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - December 30, 2014

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What defined 2014 for you?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! After not making it to the playoffs again for the 7th time in 8 years the Chicago Bears fired General Manager Phil Emery and Coach Marc Trestman yesterday. WE go over the top news stories of 2014 and send out our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What defined 2014 for you? And we bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. John Manziel has made a name for himself this NFL Season and it’s not for the best of reasons – he was late to report for medical treatment after throwing a huge party on Friday night. It's been under fire the last year and now the province is ending its LEAN consultanting contract early.

HOUR TWO

Sam continues to bring you the top headlines of 2014 from the world of Popes to #BringBackOurGirls. A military couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned. Your texts on the Big Breakfast Question and one woman a little Christmas surprise after catching her cheating boyfriend: she printed out the evidence, wrapped it up, and gave it to him as a present. We continue bringing you the top headlines of 2014 from the FIFA World Cup to the passing of legend Robin Williams and bring you Tell Me Something Good! Murray Wood steps in studio for John Gormley and shares what’s coming up on his show. And a series of New Years Twins are set to celebrate their first birthdays.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Michael Fougere joins for his weekly visit and his last visit of 2014. The Interview will be on the Regina big screen in the New Year and has struck up quiet the conversation of free speech. Our Dave Arnold joins us on the phone to talk about his experience with Care Homes as he went to Edmonton over the Christmas holidays to visit his Father. We take more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question and your feedback on other stories from the morning to 306-306. Sam continues bringing you the top headlines of 2014 and what helped you define 2014 and What I Learned on the Show Today!