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Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 6, 2015

HOUR ONE

Happy Friday Morning! It was the tail of two planes yesterday as 24 people received minor injuries when a Delta Air Lines MD-88 from Atlanta to New York-LaGuardia skidded off a snow-covered runway at LaGuardia Airport just after 11 AM and Harrison Ford was injured when his vintage single-engine airplane crashed on a golf course shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport. In Albert a, Premier Jim Prentice is facing a social media backlash after telling Albertans to "look in the mirror" to find who is responsible for the province's current financial woes. Yesterday on Facebook Darian Durant let his fans know what his hopes for next season are and the state of his elbow. And if you ever had the urge to enjoy Peeps flavored milk, well now you can.

HOUR TWO

You might want to check your monthly bill, if you have satellite TV service from Bell. A man says he recently realized he’d been paying $15 a month for a personal video recorder (PVR) that he was told was included free of charge when he signed a two-year subscriber contract with Bell in April 2013. Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory, who lost her leg in the April 15, 2013, attack, saw her attacker in person for the first time Wednesday, on the first day of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial. Gregory walked to the witness stand, thanks to prosthesis, and gave some of the day's most emotional testimony. Monday Apple is set to unveil their new Apple Watch and Himpe gives you everything you need to know. We bring you the good news with Tell Me Something Good! John Gormley joins in studio and shares what is coming up on his show. And the elephants will be packing up their trunks and leaving the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The elephant acts will be phased out of the "Greatest Show on Earth" by 2018.

HOUR THREE

At least three Federal Cabinet Ministers were sent envelopes containing white powder, but Quebec police confirmed that powder found in at least one of those envelopes is harmless. Suspicious envelopes containing white powder were sent to at least three federal cabinet ministers earlier on Thursday. The Conservative government has unveiled new legislation that proposes life sentences without a chance of parole for Canada’s “most heinous criminals”. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the new tough-on-crime legislation in Toronto on Wednesday. The measures would force some violent offenders to wait 35 years before applying for parole, adding a decade to the current wait time. And finally, What I Learned on the Show: This Week!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 5, 2015

HOUR ONE

A Saskatoon accountant is telling his story of being stabbed by a stranger downtown...in the middle of the day. Kelly Lutz was running into the Scotiabank Theatre to buy gift certificates for his daughters when he was attacked by a man just inside the first doors of the theatre. January marked 20 years since Shania Twain first showed up on our radios with her first hit song and now this summer, she makes her final tour across North America.They let their kids walk home from a park and someone called Child Protective Services and it's stirred up this national debate in the States and is something to consider here, too, in Canada. Police picked up the kids about half way into their walk to the park -- and CPS got involved. The family says they're going to keep letting their kids walk and play together. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthday’s and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday! Several of hockey's most prominent player agents the Canadian Hockey League needs to relax its policy of voiding educational scholarships. Stephen Harper is making good on some past promises yesterday in Toronto, he announced a new piece of tough-on-crime legislation. And it's the wrecking ball for the aging Lydia’s Pub. The century-old structure is officially slated for demolition after the owners determined the cost to renovate and bring the building up to modern standards was too high.

HOUR TWO

Danielle and Alexander Meitiv were accused of child neglect and were investigated for two months after their let their kids -- six and 10, walk together through a park without any adult supervision. A neighbour saw the kids walking and called the police, police picked up the kids about half way into their walk to the park. CPS officials have said they are guided in part by a state law that says children younger than 8 must be left with a reliable person who is at least 13. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by the John Gormley Live show and his conversation with Kelly Lutz detailing his attack in Saskatoon. Rob Ford’s auction has finally wrapped with a grand totally of $23,000 – 10% of the proceeds will go to cancer research. It’s time for the good news with Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some good news stories to help keep a smile on your face. John Gormley joins in studio and shares what’s coming up on his show this morning as well speaks on the safety of downtown Saskatoon after Kelly Lutz was stabbed outside the Scotiabank theatre.

HOUR THREE

Kelly Lutz is stiff, sore but thankful to be alive after he was stabbed five times during a random attack in downtown Saskatoon. The 48-year-old accountant was picking up gift cards from the Scotiabank theatre on a Friday afternoon last month. Lutz was stabbed three times inside the first set of doors, and twice more outside. Allowing their children to walk home alone from the park had two parents investigated by Child Protective Services for two months. CPS officials say the law states children younger than 8 must be left with a reliable person who is at least 13. Canadian Hockey League needs to relax its policy of voiding educational scholarships 18 months after a player's over-age season in major-junior hockey says Rick Westhead. The inventor of the K-Cup is now saying he wish he never thought of the idea at all. We are joined in studio by our friends from Telemiracle. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 4, 2015

HOUR ONE

Spirit is low for a cheerleading team in Regina that wont' be going to a huge competition this weekend. Other teams across the country have done the same after a video released last weekend. In it, Al-Shabab named the West Edmonton Mall as a target for attacks.The parents of a Quebec teenager thought to have left the country to join jihadists in Syria say they had no idea their son wanted to fight overseas. He was one of six Quebecers who left the province earlier this year. That group includes two women and four men. The parents spoke to Radio-Canada hoping that other parents will learn from their experiences. There are ways to show your frustration in curling, rarely - if ever - is there an exception for physical contact. That is exactly what happened during the match up between Northern Ontario and Ontario Monday night. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! We shared with you the letter one little girl wrote to get her dad back home and now Jordan Leopold is talking about the letter his daughter wrote. TSN has issued a public apology to Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf, his wife Elisha Cuthbert and Toronto forward Joffrey Lupul after the all-sports network aired an inflammatory fan tweet about Cuthbert and Lupul during Monday's NHL trade deadline coverage. And Windsor police are appealing for witnesses after several videos surfaced online of an unknown woman exposing herself and performing sex acts on camera at a public library.

HOUR TWO

According to the Associated Press, the Chief of Nepal's mountaineering association says that human sewage has become a critical problem on Mount Everest, urging his country's government to make visitors properly dispose of their business. it is getting cheaper to rent an apartment in North Dakota’s oil patch. Prices, which only last year rivaled levels in New York City and Geneva, have slipped about 15 to 20 percent in the past two months as dozens of new apartment buildings opened in Williston, Watford City and other oil hub cities. It turns out drinking and eating like a six year old is the secret to and long life and health of one multi-billionaire. It’s time for the good news with Tell Me Something Good! John Gormley joins in studio to share his thoughts on the days hot topics as well shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

The Maple Leafs highest-paid player and leading scorer lambasted the Toronto media for treatment of Captain Dion Phaneuf he deemed "embarrassing". The 27-year-old broached the subject unprompted on Tuesday morning and attacked with passion something that was clearly bubbling under the surface for some time. The concerns of some parents are canceling a big trip for cheerleaders at Regina's public high schools. The school board says they were approached by parents who were worried about their kids going to the competition at the West Edmonton Mall - a place named as a target in an Al Shabaab video released last weekend. Windsor Police are investigating videos of a woman broadcasting from two unknown public library branches, and what appears to be a Tim Horton’s. The videos were originally made as live webcam chats through My Free Cams, a site that allows people to chat with models as they undress and perform various acts. The women get paid. Police don't know who the woman is, or if they can charge her. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 3, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What is essential for your Man Cave?

HOUR ONE

The NHL trade deadline is Monday afternoon. The latest trades are shared on Twitter as fast as they are happening as is reaction to those trades. There were no big name trades, but there was significant activity ahead of the deadline. Two men in their 20’s dug the bunker-like tunnel found in north Toronto as a "man cave" to hang out in, police say. The man who owned some of the equipment which was found at the tunnel saw it on television and called police. He said he had loaned it to an employee - a construction worker who underpins homes. This has inspired our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What is essential for your Man Cave? We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthday’s and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday to you! Could stem cells hold the answer to treating Multiple Sclerosis? A new study out of the U-K is being called miraculous for reversing the effects of the disease in a clinical trial. We take your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. Himpe shares the story that has his wondering exactly where all the class in the world has gone. And finally more of your texts to 306-306!

HOUR TWO

We take more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question after the mysterious Toronto tunnel turned out to be nothing more than just a soon-to-be Man Cave. The NHL trade deadline is often fraught with nerves and anxiety. It can be an abrupt way for a player to learn how cold and unforgiving the business side of the game can be. But it's not always as brutal and heartless as it seems. When Timmins father Stephane Gaudette sat down to breakfast Monday morning with his two kids, he had no idea he would be serving up a sad souvenir of London’s industrial history. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put some pep in your step. John Gormley joins this morning to share his thoughts on what a proper man cave should look like, as well we get what’s coming up on his show later today. And only two days after it rolled out province-wide 911 service, Newfoundland and Labrador officials are pleading with citizens to stop calling 911 just to see if it works.

HOUR THREE

We start the last hour with more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning! Could stem cells hold the answer to treating Multiple Sclerosis? A new study out of the U-K is being called miraculous for reversing the effects of the disease in a clinical trial. A new stem cell treatment that reboots the entire immune system is enabling multiple sclerosis sufferers to walk, run and even dance again, in results branded "miraculous" by doctors. We take more of your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question. We recap everything you need to know about yesterday’s NHL trade deadline. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - March 2, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! The funeral for Leonard Nemoy was laid to rest yesterday surrounded by family and friends, everyone except William Shatner managed to make it. Shatner reportedly had his hands tied in charity work was not able to attend. It was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it -- and it was the biggest opposition rally in years, with more than 30,000 people attending. But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in Moscow took on a different theme. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! A very poetic tweet from Leonard Nemoy just days before he past (A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP) has us thinking about the stuff we post on social media and what if our last post, was the last. You only have a few hours left to make that RRSP contribution before Monday's midnight deadline. Christopher Moore with Sun Life says RRSP's are not just for retirement. They can also be used for a down payment on a home or help pay for your education. And it also happens to be Trade Deadline Day for the NHL.

HOUR TWO

With 0.7 seconds left on the clock, the Regina Christian School (RCS) Grizzlies basketball team made a comeback to win a semi final game. With one last chance to score, RCS player Simon Nieblas took a 3 pointer shot to win the game 69-68. But Simon isn’t the only one getting the attention this morning; the man who made the call is creating a buzz as well. We take you back in time with the News Rewind to fill you in on the news stories you may have missed over the weekend. We bring you the final results in Rob Ford Auction he held last week. We announce a huge new side part of our show with Sam Maciag and she’s very excited to share it with you! We bring you the good news with Tell Me Something Good! John Gormley joins in studio to get his thoughts on the Saturday Night Live ISIS Sketch from this weekend’s episode as well as shares what’s coming up on his show today.

HOUR THREE

William Shatner turned to Twitter on Sunday to defend himself after sparking uproar Saturday when he tweeted that he wouldn't be able to attend memorial services for his Star Trek co-star and friend, Leonard Nemoy. Thousands of Russians marched in Moscow today, carrying flowers, portraits and signs reading ``I am not afraid'' as they mourned the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. President Vladimir Putin has marginalized and intimidated his political opponents in recent years, but Nemtsov was one of the few prominent opposition figures who refused to be cowed. We are joins on the phone with Sam Lichtman who is the man behind the greatest play by play call in Regina High School History! SNL is facing some backlash after airing a ISIS spin on a popular commercial. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 27, 2015

HOUR ONE

Happy Friday Morning! The World came to a halt yesterday for two hours after word broke that two llamas were on the loose in Arizona. The pair escaped a senior’s home visit and took in the sites of the local neighbourhood before being captured and returned safely. Until March 30 the CRTC is asking Canadians for their opinions on payphones, including whether a community should be notified when its last payphone is scheduled to be removed; when was the last time you used a payphone? We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday! The last time a blue dress caught this much attention a President was impeached, the viral image of a dress had the internet is an uproar over whether it was in fact blue and black or white and gold. And energy industry giant Halliburton's presence in Regina may well be a short one, CJME has learned the company will close its Regina office at the end of March.

HOUR TWO

It’s not often that a player is still a desired commodity days after his 43rd birthday, but that’s precisely what Jaromir Jagr, who was traded from the New Jersey Devils to the Florida Panthers on Thursday, appears to be. Despite recent frustrations over his playing time with New Jersey, Jagr could prove to be a useful short-term rental for the Panthers. Shoppers Drug Mart could finally be able to fill the need of a grocery store in downtown Regina, the city has signed up to be part of a pilot program to see if shoppers in the downtown area would like to pick up fresh produce along with their perfumes. Another sure sign of spring is around the corner – the Brier is about to get underway and Woodsy fills you in what you need to know going into this year’s bonspiel. It’s time for the good news with Tell Me Something Good! John Gormley joins in studio to share what’s coming up on his show. And we update you on the Rob Ford clothing Auction.

HOUR THREE

After two llamas held the attention of the world we continue our conversations on baby llama momma drama. Today marks the last time you will be able to hop a flight to Denver from Regina on United Airlines, in January it was announced that United would be pulling the twice-daily direct flight. We go over your text messages to 306-306. More on the llama drama and finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 26, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! While every Tim hortons lover wishes they rolled up some more winner during Roll Up The Rim to Win. One Saskatchewan couple proves, you can win big if you just keep playing. Facebook requires its users to use a profile name that s the same as the name they use in real life, but some indigenous people say the social network is rejecting their real names because they don’t conform to its standards. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! We take your texts and stories on last name trouble with technology. As far as base head mayor memorabilia goes, the tie Rob Ford wore when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine is hardly a museum piece. It is, however, something you can actually buy and own. And move over cat cafe, there’s a new creature-based drinking concept in town.

HOUR TWO

Madonna took a tumble down a set of stairs and landed awkwardly, apparently after a dancer tried to remove a cape she was wearing at the start of her routine for “Living For Love”. The 56-year-old issued a statement later saying she was "fine" and that her cape had been "tied too tight". Debit card fraud is becoming increasingly rare, with associated losses dropping 55 per cent last year alone, according to Interac. On Monday, Fabian Akesson of Karlskrona, Sweden got an unexpected visit from police investigating a possible link to the Islamic State. The evidence? Two birthday balloons, which, when viewed from afar by an idiot, appeared to read "IS." We take some of your text messages to 306-306. It’s time for the good news with Tell Me Something Good! John Gormley joins in studio and shares what’s coming up on his show. And Ezra Levant is asking for your help to get his new show off the ground.

HOUR THREE

A Saskatoon woman has won more than just a free coffee during this year's Roll up the Rim to Win contest. University of Saskatchewan Student Jessica Landrie has won a 2015 Toyota Camry from Tim Horton's. A photo of the winning cup posted online by a friend has a caption that reads "All those study coffees finally paid off." Ruth Smilie with Regina’s Globe Theatre joins to talk about their upcoming show they are taking on the road about the man in black – Johnny Cash. LeBron James is not thrilled that his son and young basketball standout, 10-year-old LeBron James Jr., has already received letters and even scholarship offers from college coaches. Who you like to own something once worn by Rob Ford because now you can! Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer titled "Hecklers, Hooligans and the Striped-Shirted Maitre D". And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 25, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Would you prefer to have a say in what high school your child goes to?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! A house is left torn apart from a house explosion in Regina's northwest and three people are in hospital with serious injuries, pulled from the home on Cooper Crescent. That's near 9th Avenue North and McIntosh Street. CJME’s Andrew Shepherd describes the scene. President Barack Obama on Tuesday, as promised, swiftly vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the long-debated project in limbo for another indefinite period. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Students attending Regina public high schools will no longer get to choose which one they attend. Instead, students will go to the school that is designated for them, based on where they live; this has inspired our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Would you prefer to have a say in what high school your child goes to? And the City of Saskatoon is about to get tough on property owners who don’t clear their sidewalks.

HOUR TWO

We take your feedback on the phones and the text line on the decision to take choice out of Regina Public High Schools and who you feel should be responsible for clearing city sidewalks. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by the Green Zone’s talks with Jeremy O’Day. More of your feedback on the Big Breakfast Question, do you think it matters where you children go to High School? 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 and some pep back in your step. John Gormley joins in studio to share his thoughts on President Obama’s decision to veto Keystone XL, as well as what’ coming up on his show. And is your phone always near dead? Well turns out you can blame Facebook and not for the reason you may think.

HOUR THREE

CJME’s Andrew Shepherd joins on the phone to tell us what it was like on scene at last night’s home explosion in northwest Regina. We take more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning as students attending Regina public high schools will no longer get to choose which one they attend. The mystery tunnel near York Univeristy in Toronto has been filled in by police. All that remains is jokes about it being an escape hatch for Toronto Maple Leaf's Phil Kessel and a request from police for whoever built the tunnel to come forward. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 24, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Warm Tuesday Morning! After an extremely rare Monday afternoon game for the Pats in Saskatoon, they pulled off a 5-4 win in a shootout. It's about to cost more to take safe ride home from the bar, taxi fares are going up by 3.8 per cent next month which works out to an extra $1.10 every 10km. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday! The once-futuristic notion of robots helping patients is now a reality in several hospitals and clinics in Saskatchewan. There are 11 medical robots and portable devices in clinical practice in the province, more than anywhere else in Canada. A recent study trail done on 628 babies prone to developing peanut allergies found that eating peanut products as babies dramatically cuts the risk of developing an allergy by over 80%. And the list of non-baby uses for breast milk grows with news that a B.C. mother has sold it to two fitness buffs.

HOUR TWO

Regina's cabs are now more expensive than in Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. City Council just passed a 3.8 per cent fare increase which will take effect near the end of March. The reason for the increase is for new technology like security cameras and GPS. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by John Gormley Live and his conversation with Laney Gossip on the Oscars and the controversy surrounding the “Selma Snub” in most categories. Adult residents in America’s northernmost state are now able to personally consume weed in their homes and confidently be on the right side of the law. It’s time for the Good News with Tell Me Something Good! John Gormley joins in studio and we get his thoughts on robot doctors and the fair increase for Regina taxis; As well he shares what’s coming up on his show. It wasn’t the most watched television of all time – but Parks and Recreation will wrap up tonight after six years.

HOUR THREE

City Council just passed a 3.8 per cent fare increase to Regina taxi’s which will take effect near the end of March. That works out to be an extra $1.10 for each 10 km. The reason for the increase is for new technology like security cameras and GPS. Regina's cabs are now more expensive than in Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Researchers are looking at feeding peanut products to your baby dramatically cuts the risk of allergy, by 80%. The trial indicated that for every 100 children, 14 would normally go on to develop an allergy by the age of five. But this fell by 86% to just two out of every 100 children with the therapy. First it was Brian Williams and now Fox News bully Bill O'Reilly threatened a New York Times reporter on Monday night, after inconsistencies in the reporter's coverage about his Falklands war controversy were brought to light. The University of Manitoba grad student who successfully challenged Bell Mobility Inc’s TV app pricing says he’s worried the telecom giant’s attempt to appeal the decision could leave him financially ruined”. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 23, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: When did you kid/ you ask about the birds and the bees?

HOUR ONE

Good Monday Morning! Jennifer Jones and Team Manitoba took home their third Scotties win last night after defeating Val Sweeting of Alberta 5-6. The Oscars were last night as well and the big winner of the evening was Bird Man: The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance took the top prize and three others. A Somalia-based terror group calling for attacks on West Edmonton Mall isn’t likely to gain traction with local residents, says a leader with the city’s Somali community. RCMP said there is no evidence of any imminent threat to West Edmonton Mall. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! Happy Birthday! Graham Moore won Best Adapted Screenplay for "The Imitation Game" at Sunday's Oscars, and he used the win to give a powerful speech about suicide awareness and depression. The funerals for two Saskatchewan toddlers who died in a house fire on a northern First Nation will be held Monday. Since the fire, the deaths have been mired in controversy over unresponsive emergency crews and unpaid bills. Ontario is making waves this morning for bringing sexual education to Grade 1 Students, prepping them for online, sexting consequences, and homosexuality.

HOUR TWO

We send out our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: When did your kid/ you ask about the birds and the bees? Last night’s Oscars witnessed a very powerful and somewhat thought provoking performance from Common and John Legend on behalf of the cast of Selma which was snubbed from most of this year’s Oscar categories. It’s time to for the News Rewind where we bring you the headlines over the weekend you may have missed and catch you up with what you need to know. We take some of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. It’s time for some good news stories to help put a smile on your face and some pep in your face with Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins to talk about Ontario’s new Sex Education program and shares what’s coming up on his show this morning. And more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question.

HOUR THREE

The 87th Academy Awards hosted by Neil Patrick Harris had a ton of moments were stars took their time to speak on issues bigger than themselves, including Common and John Legend’s touching speech on the State of America. New curriculum is coming down for Ontario’s sexual education classes, and has inspired our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: When did you kid/ you ask about the birds and the bees? We take your texts to 306-306. Himpe shares his favorite story from his trip to Japan and it involves his new selfie stick. We take more of your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. The funerals for two Saskatchewan toddlers who died in a house fire on a northern First Nation will be held Monday. A two-year-old boy and an 18-month-old girl died Tuesday following the fire on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!