Last night on the Green Zone the guys spoke with CFL Commissioner Mark Cohan and CFLPA President Scott Flory. Both sides are very frustrated and much divided on revenue sharing and now hopes of avoiding a players strike in the CFL may be dimming.
eBay was hacked recently exposing customer names and passwords. They got customer names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, birth dates, physical addresses and phone numbers. The good news -- the hackers didn't steal any financial information. Ebay asks you to login in immediately and change your password to prevent hackers from accessing any information.
Director J.J. Abrams has announced a competition called Star Wars: Force for Change. It's going to raise money for UNICEF Innovation Labs. If you win, you and a friend get to go to visit Pinewood Studios in London and visit the set as Abrams' VIP guests. They will have the opportunity to meet members of the cast and will be transformed by the film's makeup and costume teams, most likely into alien extras, and will appear in a scene; all of this for only $10 to enter. If you could have hung out on the set or been in any movie, what would it be?
How excited are you for the new stadium to be built in Regina? If you answered "Very", you're not alone. We're just hours away from a big announcement regarding the 278-million dollar project and people are already providing their opinions about it.
An estimated 50,000 honeybees were removed from a home in Kitchener, after homeowners noticed a swarm of bees gathering along their guestroom wall. The owner of the home, Carol Stewart saw the bees going in through her eaves trough, but was told exterminators would lose their license for killing honey bees. When she finally was able to find it the hive stretched between two walls of Stewart's home, taking up the space between the drywall and the outer wall of the house.
We bring you two stories out of Newfoundland and Ontario of rival neighbours. One set lost in over rats and garbage in front of a CBC reporter. The other wasted tens of thousands of dollars in lawyer fees over pooper scooping. Do you have a crappy neighbour? Have you ever got in a feud?
This morning’s Talk Shots is brought to you by the Green Zone and the conversations with CFL Commissioner Mark Cohan and the CFLPA President Scott Flory.
We go over your bad neighbour stories to the text line at 306-306.
It’s time for Tell Me Something Good! Sam, Woodsy and Don bring you three feel good news stories to help put some pep in your step.
Gormley steps in studio and we get his feedback on the latest news on the U of S drama after they released a statement detailing the announcement of Dr. Ilene Busch-Vishniac termination, effective immediately.
A precious viral video has hit the internet of an adorable baby moose filmed nuzzling up to people outside a Tim Horton’s in Lively, Ontario on Monday, in what may be the year's cutest and most Canadian animal story. Stephan Michel of Sudbury stopped at the coffee shop on his way to the Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre after finding the newborn calf alone the previous day. The moose, which is believed to be male, was later taken to the refuge centre with its umbilical cord attached, and has started bonding with two caregivers
If you could have hung out on the set or been in any movie, what would it be?
Hopes of avoiding a players strike in the CFL may be dimming. Last night on the Green Zone the guys spoke with CFL Commissioner Mark Cohan and CFLPA President Scott Flory on where talks on a possible strike left off.
We’ve been waiting for this for years and today our new stadium design will be unveiled this morning at 10. Winnipeg is still waiting for their stadium to be finished after facing some structure issues. Bartlet Kives is a reporter and columnist with the Winnipeg Free Press. He's been covering the new stadium there since it was an idea and he does say most fans are happy with the new home at Mosaic Stadium, but it wasn't all roses from the beginning.
Last week, we fell in love with her when she was seen saving her owner's 4-year-old son from an attack by a neighborhood dog. Last night, she and the boy threw out the first pitches at a minor league baseball game. The crowd cheered as the boy, Jeremy Triantafilo of Bakersfield, California, threw the very first pitch at the Bakersfield Blaze game. Then Tara stepped up, held by Jeremy's dad, Roger Triantafilo.
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If you were humming and hawing over whether or not to get Rider Season tickets, you waited too long. The Riders have announced they've reached their season ticket capacity. There have been 26,700 tickets sold. Fans can start buying single-game tickets at the end of the month. Tomorrow you will get a good look at what your 278 million dollars is buying. The city, the province and the Saskatchewan Roughriders are ready to reveal the final design for the new stadium.
What were you guys doing when you were 11 years old? Lucy Li has become the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open by winning the sectional qualifier at Half Moon Bay in California. The 11-year-old Li shot rounds of 74-68 on the par-72 Old Course on Monday. She will surpass Lexi Thompson as the youngest qualifier in the U.S. Women's Open, which is June 19-22 at Pinehurst No. 2.
It's a return to Dog River. We told you yesterday morning about Corner Gas coming back to Saskatchewan to film a movie. Well now we have more of the details. Brent Butt says the biggest hurdle was just finding the time when everyone's schedule worked for production. Even though the government axed the Film Employment Tax Credit there is money coming from them to support it. The movie will officially start filming in Rouleau on June 23rd.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum opens on Friday to the public and it's in the middle of a debate about a gift shop. To get into the museum it costs $24 and once you get to the gift shop you can find pricey coffee mugs, T-shirts, key chains and stuffed animals. A separate part of the museum also houses some 8,000 unidentified human remains from the terrorist attacks. This has victims’ families fuming saying this is not the way their loved ones should be remembered.
Prince Charles has sensationally likened Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler. He and Camilla are currently touring Canada they have 41 engagements in 3.5 days. And he made his well-intentioned but unguarded comment during a visit to the Canadian Museum of Immigration on Monday in Halifax.
Would you be mad if you found out one of the biggest rock anthems ever didn't belong to the person claiming they created it? Action is being taken on behalf of late guitarist Randy California he played on the same bill as Led Zeppelin in the 60s. His lawyers say that he should be given a writing credit on the 1971 song Stairway to Heaven.
This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by the Green Zone and Rob Vanstone’s story about “Lew Alcinder”.
The Super Bowl is usually found in places like Miami, New Orleans, Arizona, Dallas, and San Diego, tourist destinations that people would flock to in February to shake the cold and watch football. In 2018 they're going to Minneapolis.
Time for Tell Me Something Good! We bring you three feel good news stories to brighten up your day.
Gormley steps in studio and shares his thought on the Corner Gas movie may not be as helpful for the film community in the province. And Don asks for him look on the President of the U of S stepping down.
We take your feedback on if you would be upset after finding out your favorite bands icon song turned out to be a rip off.
Stranger than Fiction! Sometimes real life is stranger than fiction. We give you three news stories and it’s your job to pick out the one that is true.
The United Arab Emirates is finally acknowledging it is standing in for one corner of George Lucas' galaxy far, far away. Abu Dhabi's government-backed twofour54 media hub said Wednesday that the next installment of "Star Wars" is currently filming in the Middle Eastern emirate. It was the first official word from the Gulf nation that filming had begun.
With news coming down this week that there will be a Corner Gas movie, are you excited for the movie?
We go over your texts to 306-306.
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It seems to happen every long weekend. People are out with friends -- whether it's on the highway, on a quad or on a boat and something goes sideways and many times it ends in tragedy. But this weekend, south of Prince Albert, a very cold and dramatic water rescue. Carole Soles was out quadding with friends and made an error in judgment and wound up in a rushing river the current carrying her away.
Looks like Canadiaen fans can't count on their goalie to win this one for them. That collision against the Rangers in the second period in game one of the eastern conference finals was a lot more serious that initially anticipated. Price played out the period but sat the third. The Habs say Price is out for the rest of the series with a "lower body injury."
Jimmy Fallon has raised the stakes in the NHL's Eastern Conference final. The late night talk show host and the Montreal Canadiens agreed to a bet over Twitter on Friday night based on the outcome of the Habs best-of-seven playoff series with the New York Rangers. If Montreal wins the series and advances to the Stanley Cup final, Fallon will wear a Canadiens jersey during one of his monologues on The Tonight Show.
City councillors think they have a solution for bullying in Porterville, California, but the mayor isn't exactly for it. The gay community there isn't taking the mayors remarks well -- Should we be investing more in anti-bullying initiatives like this -- safe zones and such?
She has a golf club named after her, but now its members are mourning. Joanne Goulet passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday from complications from diabetes. Goulet was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1980, the Regina Sports Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame in 2010. She was the first Canadian woman to have a golf course named in her honour back in 1993. And it's not surprisingly when you consider her accolades Goulet won the city of Regina women’s Golf title thirty-two times.
The King of Pop is back in the spotlight -- and not everybody is happy about it. Despite the well of affection for the late Michael Jackson, his "return" in the form of a hologram at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards didn't meet with unanimous approval. It was either the most amazing thing ever -- or super creepy, depending on which side of the fence you were viewing it from. Who would you want to see reanimated in concert?
This morning’s Talk Shots is brought to you by The Sarah Mills Show and special BBQ or summer food recipes.
Yorkton Terriers took home their first national championship after winning the RBC Cup on the weekend. They made a huge come back, and brought home the cup.
It’s time for Tell me Something Good! Sam, Woodsy and Don bring you three feel good stories to help brighten your day.
John Gormley is back from vacations and joins the talks on the U of S tenure unfolding drama after the Provost was let go of last night.
We take your texts to 306-306 on secret summer BBQ recipe and what you thought the MJ Hologram was cool or creepy?
Mayor Fougere joins us in studio to talk about the latest on Regina road construction, the construction on the new stadium, remembering Joanne Goulet and what his BBQ secrets are.
It seems to happen every long weekend. People are out with friends -- whether it's on the highway, on a quad or on a boat and something goes sideways and many times it ends in tragedy. But this weekend, south of Prince Albert, a very cold and dramatic water rescue.
Good news over the weekend if you're a fan of actors, movies of TV with a basis in our city. Written and developed by a group from Regina, Wolfcop hits theatres June 6th -- so not even in theatre yet. But, a sequel has been announced. People at the Cannes Film Festival howled over the Saskatchewan based movie enough to give the thumbs up for Wolf Cop 2.
It’s Cheap Tuesday at the box office, and Sam goes over the big winners at Regina theatres for you to see tonight.
Everything can change in a seconds and the Montreal Canadiens are learning that the hard way. During Friday’s match up goal tender Carey Price was on the receiving end of nasty lower body injury and has been taken off the line up for the remainder of the Easter Conference.
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It’s Friday! Sam and the gang give you the rundown of the morning. And Woodsy and Don promise to keep their cools when talking hockey today.
If you've got kids and are planning a date night you know you can't forget to factor in the cost of a baby-sitter. But are you paying more and more for that night out? A new survey done by urbansitter.com -- it depends on where you live. But across the states -- where minimum wage is a lot lower in many places than it is here -- The range varies from $10.84 an hour to $15.34 an hour. What did you get paid and do you pay your babysitters?
Our Lisa Shick steps in studio to share some of her babysitting stories and we go over your texts to 306-306. What did you get paid and do you pay your babysitters?
Calgary Firefighters thought they were responding to a house explosion in the community of Sandstone Valley, but arrived to a very unusual situation. Turns out that the house was packed full of personal belongings and garbage. Crews had to put on hazmat masks to inspect it. The home owner wasn’t in the house at the time. It is unknown if the homeowner will face bylaw charges.
Today, Barbara Walters will tape her final episode of The View. At 84, Walters will still work for ABC and continue to chase big ticket interviews. Yesterday, she sat down with CNN's Chris Cuomo to talk about her long and historic career.
Across the province people are pulling out the gear and getting ready for the really camping weekend of the season. This will be the 8th season in a row that there's a booze ban on the long weekend. Despite dry weather leaving conditions ripe for grass fires, there's no fire bans in place. Do you plan to park the trailer and go camping this long weekend?
Talk Shot is brought to you by the Green Zone and talks of Walk-In music after MLB player Josh Reddick started using ‘Careless Whisper’ as his. Jamie Nye asked Woodsy what his would be and well hilarity incused. What would your walk in song be?
We take your texts on your walk on songs.
Tell Me Something Good! Sam, Don and Woodsy bring you three feel good stories to help keep your spirits high going into the May long weekend.
Murray Woods steps in studio to share his walk in song and gives us the latest news on the U of S professor that was fired and then banned for life from stepping on campus.
Actor Rob Lowe called out Air Canada's low-cost carrier "rouge" via Twitter early this week, poking fun at the cabin crew's Justin Timberlake-inspired uniforms and complaining about lack of legroom on the flight. During a flight from Vancouver to Los Angeles on Sunday, Lowe shared his disappointment regarding the airline with his 800,000-plus Twitter followers.
It’s Movie Friday and the big movies at the Regina box office this weekend is Bryan Cranston’s new movie ‘Godzilla’ and Disney’s ‘Million Dollar Arm’. A sports agent (Jon Hamm) stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Asian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.
Josh Reddick started using ‘Careless Whisper’ for his walk in song as he walks up to the plate, we want to know what would your walk on song would be.
Your texts to 306-306 on what your walk on song would be.
A look at the guildlines for camping this May long weekend.
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A huge upset for Boston fans last night as the Habs won game 7 with a score of 3-1 in regulation. Woodsy and Don eat some crow and go over the highlights and low lights from the match up.
Want to help the Riders build that new stadium in Regina? A press release from the team yesterday promises "founding partners" a "lifelong presence within the new facility." The team needs to come up with 40-million dollars for the project. It's being called the "Roughrider Builder Campaign" and the hope is the business community will come on as a "founding partner" and will be recognized inside the stadium. Donation rewards for Rider fans will be rolled out in the weeks to come as well.
It's been nearly 9 months and we're finally getting the story behind a six-year-old boy's murder. Lee Bonneau was killed by a 10 year old boy on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation less than three months after he was taken from his mother's custody. There was a shroud of secrecy surrounding the case last August both Bonneau and his accused killer had dealings with Social Services. The Children's Advocate is painting a disturbing picture of a 10 year old killer--a boy the Advocate calls “Derek” in his report. Bob Pringle was asked to look into the murder. CJME's Jill Smith covered the story when it first broke and breakdown for us.
John Wilson joins us on the phone to tell us what we can expect for the Victoria Day long weekend.
We take your feedback on the Riders builder campaign.
A dean who spoke out about an overhaul in the University of Saskatchewan called "Transform US" has been fired. Dr. Robert Buckingham was terminated yesterday and had tenure stripped. He was also banned for life and removed from campus by police. Buckingham was the Executive Director at the school of public health before speaking out about his concerns over the Transform US process. Buckingham said on Tuesday that Deans and Vice Presidents were told if they spoke out their tenure would be short.
This morning's Talk Shot is brought to you by The Sarah Mills Show and A recent blog post listed the celebrities who still live at home with their parents and obviously money isn't an object. When did you leave home?
Tired of friends on Twitter ruining your favourite shows or sports scores before you can get home? Twitter announced it is introducing a new "mute" button that allows users to silence their friends without unfollowing them. In the same way you can turn on device notifications so you never miss a Tweet from your favorite users, you can now mute users you'd like to hear from less. The new feature began rolling out this week, and everyone will have it in "coming weeks."
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Murray Wood steps in studio to join Woodsy and Don in respectfully trash talk the Habs win over Boston last night as well as shares his thoughts on the U of S Dean that was fired.
We've been talking a lot about changes coming to television and here's a big one I think people will be ok with. CBS has announced the 2014-15 season will be the final one for "Two and a Half Men". Despite changing some of its main cast, like switching Charlie Sheen for Ashton Kutcher, the show has still done fairly well. Next year will be its 12th season on the air. It's official: "How I Met Your Dad" is not happening at CBS, the announcement came yesterday.
John Wilson joins to give us an advances look at the long weekend weather.
Cineplex is finding more ways to make your movie experience more expensive. It's going to launch a test program in Toronto that allows you to pay a premium price for the best seats in the house. That is, the two rows in the centre of a theatre that are considered the sweet spot. Would you pay more for seats to a movie?
Lee Bonneau was killed by a 10 year old boy on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation less than three months after he was taken from his mother's custody. There was a shroud of secrecy surrounding the case last August both Bonneau and his accused killer had dealings with Social Services. CJME's Jill Smith was on the story last summer and at Bonneau's funeral. She tells us what the Children's Advocate revealed in his investigation yesterday.
We go over your texts to 306-306 on the Habs win over Boston.
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This could be an astronomical find for historians and treasure hunters alike. The Santa Maria -- the flagship of Christopher Columbus -- has been underwater for more than 500 years. And now, an explorer believes he's found it off of northern Haiti. CNN's Miguel Marquez has the story.
They may be a popular birthday party attraction, but as one upstate New York community learned this week, bouncy castles can be anything but fun when the wind picks up. Two little boys and a little girl were hurt on Monday in New York when a runaway Little Tykes brand 'bouncer' was blown more than 15 meters into the air with all three kids inside. The little girl managed to get out as it was going up, the boys fell out about five metres up. The kids were taken to hospital for bumps and scrapes.
Now Donald Sterling's estranged wife, Shelley, is coming out saying that he's got. She says she's going to push to keep the team. Shelly Sterling said she would fight the NBA to keep the Los Angeles Clippers, though she agreed with their decision to make her husband sell the team. And last night, Johnson responded, sitting down with Anderson Cooper -- saying Sterling is living in the stone ages.
The CFL Draft day had more trading intrigue than many trade deadline days. Six deals were made in the first round and a few more in round two. The Ottawa Redblacks dealt away their first overall pick to Calgary for veteran offensive lineman John Gott. The Stamps replaced Gott by selecting o-lineman Pierre Lavertu with the pick. The Roughriders made a pair of deals that saw them not even pick in the first round. They ended up with eight players and like every team says after the draft, they were very happy with who they got.
He's known for being a bit of a hot head and getting arrested for this reason probably isn't going to help his anger any. Alec Baldwin got arrested yesterday and was charged. He was riding his bike the wrong way down a New York Street. Apparently he got mad and yelled at police after they asked him for ID to give him a summons. The other summons was for riding a bike against the flow of traffic. Baldwin is to appear in court July 24.
A big news story in the queen city yesterday, a 29 year old has been arrested and charged after Rider Legend Al Ford was attacked outside of a liquor store here in Regina. Tyler Alexson is charged with robbery and assault. Our Lisa Schick spoke to Al Ford's wife.
This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by John Gormley Live and the best places around the province to go camping. Mike Clancy who wrote the book on best spots to camp in Saskatchewan joined Murray. Where is your favorite spot to go camping?
We go over your texts on favorite places to go camping.
Time for Tell Me Something Good! We bring you three feel good stories to help brighten your day and keep your spirits up for the upcoming long weekend.
Murray Woods steps in studio to share a story on some Regina man’s experience with the Backstreet Boys, the upcoming Riders DVD and where his favorite place to camp is.
We play Stranger than Fiction!
A Calgary family was out for Mother's Day brunch. Sounds like a pretty regular thing until they got there bill. When they got their bill the restaurant gave them a $5 discount for having "well behaved kids." The family's one-year-old daughter apparently demonstrated good manners or so says the story. The restaurant's owner says staff really appreciate kids who are well behaved because their dining room is tiny -- only 35 seats. Is this a good incentive idea or just a bonus?
We go over your feedback to the text line on if it’s a good idea to give an incentive for behaved kids.
This could be a huge find for historians and treasure hunters alike. The Santa Maria -- the flagship of Christopher Columbus -- has been underwater for more than 500 years. And now, an explorer believes he's found it off of northern Haiti.
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No more do teens have to agonize over who they will be taking to prom. All they have to do now is ask anyone and they’ll come. A Twitter whim has become reality for a guy from Texas. In February he asked a Houston’s Texans cheerleader named Caitlyn to prom. It happened and she said yes. This past weekend, they went. If you could have taken a celebrity or someone famous to prom, who would you take?
Maurice Price is in deep with his team and the league because of twitter. The Stampeders receiver tweeted that his religion does not allow him to accept what happened over the weekend. Price was referring to Michael Sam. Price says he was citing a religious belief and in no way has a problem with Sam playing football. The Stampeders said they're "outraged" and the comments are repugnant and Price will be handled internally. Price could be the third CFL player fined due to remarks made toward Michael Sam, since Sam announced he was gay.
Canadians aren’t drinking much more than they were a decade ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) says, but we are consuming more litres per person than the global average. The WHO noted that each person in the world over the age of 15 drinks 6.2 litres of pure alcohol every year. In Canada, alcohol consumption per capita has remained fairly steady over the past 10 years, the report found. Do we drink too much?
Do you want a six figure salary and control the Saskatchewan Roughriders? There is a job opening. CEO and President Jim Hopson will step down early in 2015 to make way for a new boss. The announcement came yesterday from Riders chairman Roger Brandvold. Hopson spoke yesterday about his favourite memories and that new stadium of course to be done in 2017. Hopson's legacy since taking the job in 2005: two Grey Cups and revenues that have shot up from 10 million in 2005 to more than 50 million this year.
A new Parksville, B.C. restaurant opening in June is planning to pay servers and back-of-house staff a living wage instead of operating on a tipping system. Owner David Jones is set to open what he believes is the first restaurant in Canada to do away with tips. Smoke and Water, located at the Pacific Shores Resort in the popular seaside Vancouver Island destination, will pay servers between $20 and $24 an hour. Cooks and back-of-house staff will get between $16 and $18 an hour. Would you like to see this become more popular or do you prefer the tipping system?
This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by the Sarah Mills Show and talks about all the litter around the province and our city.
Newfoundlanders who want to keep at least one of two giant blue whales that washed ashore on the west coast of the island may get their wish. The man leading the Royal Ontario Museum's effort to dismember and transport those remains to Toronto says he must review plans to handle both carcasses. The problem is doing both might not be affordable. He's on a budget and apparently he's had a bunch of unexpected expenses.
It’s time for Tell Me Something Good!We bring you three feel good, less news worthy stories.
Murray Wood steps in for John Gormley and we ask him for his take on the BC restaurant that is getting rid of tipping and we him which celebrity he would have asked to prom if he had Tweeter back in the day.
The Backstreet Boys are taking the stage in Moose Jaw tonight!
Mayor Fougere steps in studio to talk about Jim Hopson leaving the Riders as well as addresses the litter filled streets we in Regina have and what you can do to help.
It’s Cheap Tuesday and Sam goes over what’s hot at the box office for you to check out. Top of the box office this week is ‘Neighbours’ with Zac Efron and Seth Rogen.
CFL Draft is today and Woodsy gives the details of what the Green and White can look forward to as the day goes on.
The only CEO and President the Roughriders have ever had will soon be replaced. Jim Hopson has signed his last contract that will take him into next year when the team will announce a new man in charge. Hopson's came to the decision he may not be able to make the commitment needed to help transition the team into the new stadium. Hopson admitted he may kick himself later but thinks it's best for the organization. The search for a replacement will begin soon.
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For 9 months she searched the streets in a desperate plea to find her daughter, but now Michele Bear knows the awful truth her daughter Richele was brutally murdered. Regina police have charged a 32-year-old man. And they say if convicted he would be Regina's first serial killer. The day before police laid charges Richele's mother took a walk with our Adriana Christianson. In a CJME exclusive we take you back to tell you about her life and why she was in danger in the first place.
The PGA Players Championship was on the weekend and Woodsy goes over the highlights of the weekend.
And with that, Michael Sam is the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL. He got the news by phone from Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. ESPN was filming the moment in Sam's home. He got high praise and congrats from all over including from the US president who sent out a statement.
A Horrible site in Virginia as a hot air balloon fell to the ground. There were three people on the balloon -- two women and a pilot. They've all been found, but they're still working to recover all the debris. It was part of the lead up to the mid-Atlantic balloon festival over the weekend. More than 20 teams were going to compete, but they cancelled the festival after the crash.
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For 9 months she searched the streets in a desperate plea to find her daughter, but now Michele Bear knows the awful truth her daughter Richele was brutally murdered. In a CJME exclusive we take you back to tell you about her life and why she was in danger in the first place.
This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by The Sarah Mills Show.
Spraying water in someone's face brings back childhood memories andl those memories are being lived by grown boys in the NHL. First it was Shawn Thornton, twice spraying water at PK Subban. And last night it was Henrik Lundqvist who emptied his water bottle on Sidney Crosby at the end of the second period in the middle of a scrum.
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Murray Wood steps in for John Gormley and joins the gang to talk about Mother’s Day texts instead of calls and speaks on the news of a Richele Bear no longer deemed as missing, but instead brutally murdered. Donald Sterling waited two weeks to share his side of the story: He was baited and he’s not really a racist.
If you're one of 70 million people who bought those barefoot running shoes from Vibram you may be entitled to some cash. The company behind those FiveFingers shoes settled at $3.75 million class action lawsuit over false claims that the shoes had health benefits -- an unsupported claim the company falsely advertised without any scientific research.
Also in bad for you news: It is possible to be nagged to death by your spouse. A new Danish study tracked nearly 10,000 people from their mid-30s to early 50s for 11 years. It found both men and women, living in a near-constant state of conflict with their spouse made them twice as likely to die early, with a slightly larger effect for men. There's also evidence husbands should be grateful to their gently prodding wives, who may help them socialize more eat better, and visit the doctor more often.
All morning, we’ve been bringing the story of one mother’s worst nightmare. For 9 months she searched the streets in a desperate plea to find her daughter, but now Michele Bear knows the awful truth her daughter Richele was brutally murdered. In a CJME exclusive we take you back to tell you about her life and why she was in danger in the first place.
Michael Sam is now the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL. ESPN was filming the moment in Sam's home. He got high praise and congrats from all over including from the US president who sent out a statement.
We're getting close to season finale time for all the major networks and with that, they're also starting to announce what's coming in fall. NBC, which rebounded this season from a stubborn ratings slump, will try to build on its gains with a dozen new series that include dramas starring Debra Messing and Katherine Heigl and a pair of comedies produced by Will Ferrell.
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Throughout our lives our moms have given us a lot: heirlooms, spankings, advice--some wanted, some not. CJME's Jill Smith hit the street to find out what the best thing your mom gave you was.
If you're a lover of "all natural" food you've probably encountered Kellogg's Kashi line at some point. They have been sued, because it's not as all natural as they claim. Some of their products have ingredients like pyridoxine hydrochloride, calcium pantothenate and soy oil processed using hexane, a component of gasoline.
Indie band Vulfpeck hatched a scheme to earn a big payout from Spotify. The band uploaded a 10-song album called "Sleepify" and asked their fans to stream the album on repeat while they slept, hoping to multiply the royalty rate exponentially. Here’s the catch every track is completely silent -- no music at all -- and only about half a minute long. Vulfpeck racked up about $20,000, according to reports.
CC from Z99 joins to share the events and stories from last night’s Firefighter Calendar Selection.
We go over your texts on how great your mom is.
It’s Movie Friday and Sam and Johnny English go over what’s hot at the Regina box office for you to check on this weekend. New picks at the box office this week are Neighbours with Zac Efron and Seth Rogen and Moms Night Out.
This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by The Sarah Mills Show and having child-free zones on airplanes.
We go over your texts on what your mom has done for you.
Murray Wood steps in for John Gormley and shares the best thing his mom gave him.
Time to play the final round of Cher-eoke for your chance to be entered into our Mother’s Day prize of a pair of tickets to the sold-out Cher show in Saskatoon!
Boss Sasquatch joins over the phone to talk about his moving horror stories!
Your texts to 306-306.
We announce the winner of Cher-eoke!
Mother’s Day is on Sunday be make sure you get your mom something! Throughout our lives our moms have given us a lot Heirlooms, spankings, advice--some wanted, some not. CJME's Jill Smith hit the street to find out what the best thing your mom gave you was.
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Television Networks will be announcing the shows that will not be returning for their fall schedules. Fall schedules will be announced next week, but we do know some of the programs that didn’t make it past the chopping block. Fox’s Dads, Enlisted, Surviving Jack, Rake will not be returning, but don’t worry American Idol fans it will be back for season 14.
Standing Desk s is the latest trend in offices. Research shows that it improves productivity and posture and how one classroom has changed out all the desks to standing ones and so far the results have all been positive. Do you use a standing desk?
Renowned Canadian author Farley Mowat passed away Wednesday at his home in Ontario at the age of 92. More than 17 million copies of his books, which have been translated into dozens of languages, have been sold worldwide spanning non-fiction, children's titles and memoirs. His publisher, Douglas Gibson spoke with CTV national -- who has been catching up with many people who were touched by Mowat.
We found out yesterday Kory Sheets plead guilty to possession of marijuana in Estevan. The incident happened a couple months ago near Beinfait, and he was given an absolute discharged. Do you think this is a big deal?
The creator of the Big Bang Theory is mad because his show was yanked from online streaming on a site called Sohu.com. Lorre suggests the ban game quote, "After a gaggle of communists sat in a darkened room and watched a few episodes." Western media is frequently re-edited for Chinese audiences due to strict state censorship, with blockbusters World War Z and Skyfall among the Hollywood films recently repackaged for screening there.
It took six minutes to send out more than 90-thousand messages to people in Saskatoon yesterday. The city was testing its new NotifyNow emergency messaging system. Emergency manager Ray Unrau describes what subscribers might have seen on their way to work yesterday. With a lack of emergency warning systems in a province prone to tornadoes or serious blizzards, would you like to see something like this implemented in Regina?
This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by John Gormley Live and the unlocked vechile that was involved in a police chase and later smashed into two teens. Should people who leave their keys in their cars have to pay a higher premium?
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Gormley joins to talk about those of us who leave our keys in unlocked vechiles.
A person claiming to be a real estate agent mailed an angry and unsigned letter to an older couple in Ocean City, New Jersey, because they were parking on their front lawn. The family says if the "realtor" would have come and knocked on the door, they could have explained. Also, that they don't plan to move the car.
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Some Air Canada passengers are seeing red after the airline moved them to its new low-cost Rouge carrier, but the airline denies service is suffering. Many customers who purchased Air Canada flights months in advance say they have found themselves bumped onto Rouge flights and given no choice but to accept the smaller seats, limited in-flight entertainment and lack of complimentary food.
Nora Yates with the Hospitals of Regina Foundation joins to give some lucky winners a call with their lottery.
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