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Saskatoon Afternoon

TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2013 with David Kirton

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3:00 p.m. A shake up at the University of Saskatchewan as 40 jobs are being cut in an effort to reduce the school's deficit. Also, RCMP are investigating the Brandon Police Service in Manitoba after officers allegedly drove a man out of the city and forced him to walk back freezing temperatures. This and more with today's top stories.

3:30 p.m. The Idle No More movement has taken hold of the national spotlight and made daily headlines across the country. CBC's Rick Mercer shares his take on Canada's biggest story.

MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013 with David Kirton

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3:00 p.m. The author of a private members bill calling for an overhaul of the Indian Act received an earful. At a public meeting on Saturday, MP Rob Clarke faced a barrage of questions on his bill, as well as Bill C-45, which has been a focus of the Idle No More movement.

FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. First Nations leaders are treatening to escalate blockades as the Prime Minister is scheduled to meet with many of them today. Global National Senior Investigative Correspondent Jennifer Tryon, who was at the centre of attention this week when she was kick out of Attawapiskat, brings us the latest from Ottawa.

THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. More editorials are out about Theresa Spence. One tears her apart, while another comes to her defense. Also, southwest Saskatchewan braces itself for plenty of severe snow. This and more in today's top stories.

3:30 p.m. Maple Creek RCMP have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 14-year-old, who is eight months pregnant, and believed to have been taken by a 16-year-old. News Talk Radio's Sarah Mills describes the trail the RCMP are following.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. The Toronto Maple Leafs axed general manager Brian Burke this afternoon. The move comes just as the puck is getting ready to drop on the 2013 season. Adam Proteau, columnist with The Hockey News, explains where the Leafs go from here.

3:30 p.m. The highways were treacherous across Saskatchewan's south yesterday. However, it took hours before the province sent the message out to drivers, which contributed to a number of collisions. News Talk Radio's Sarah Mills explains the delay.

TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. The City of Saskatoon hopes you clear your sidewalk of snow. Fortunately for you the homeowner, fines will not be handed down if you let the snow build. More on the sidewalks, Attawapiskat, and the latest on the NHL as John gives you the top stories of the day.

3:30 p.m. Canadian Métis have been granted rights as First Nations people by the Supreme Court. News Talk Radio's David Kirton spoke with Métis Nation of Saskatchewan President Robert Doucette earlier today. David joins John.

MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. It's just a matter of time until the puck drops on the 2013 NHL season. Also, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence finds more allies in another former Prime Minister. John gives you the top stories of the day.

FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. The new Saskatchewan has a new logo to match. Also, Prime Minister Harper will finally be meeting with First Nations leaders next week. John has this and more with today's top stories.

3:30 p.m. Regina's Wascana Park is the new home to two coyotes that have decided to move in. Jared Clarke, a naturalist with the Wascana Centre Authority, explains the living habits of coyotes and what you need to know if you come across one.

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013 with John Himpe

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3:00 p.m. From heartbreak at the World Juniors, to cups on the go at Starbucks, while cars sit still in Edmonton -- John has the top stories of the day.

3:30 p.m. Call it "18 Simple Rules for My Teenager to Get a Smartphone." Hear the story of a mom who gave her 13-year-old son an iPhone for Christmas, with many strings attached. Is she being too strict, and does a 13-year-old need a smartphone anyway?

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2, 2013 with David Kirton

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Wed, 2013-01-02 (All day)

3:00 p.m. Business in Saskatchewan is looking good going forward into the new year. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, there is a strong sense of optimism among small businesses. That ranks Saskatchewan well above the national average as the second most optimistic province. Marilyn Braun-Pollon, Vice President of Prairie and Agri-business with the CFIB, explains what we can expect in 2013.

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