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Saskatoon Afternoon

MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

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3:00 p.m. It was a weekend of hunting accidents, including a shooting in southwestern Ontario and another accident in Pennsylvania where a little girl in a halloween costume was mistaken for a skunk. Catherine Benesch with the Canada Safety Council explains how an ounce of prevention goes a long way.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2012

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3:00 p.m. At least 16 people are facing child pornography charges, including 10 people here in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon Police Detective Sergeant Darren Parisen shares some advice to ensure your children are protected.

3:30 p.m. The Riders aim to lock up a playoff berth tomorrow as the Alouettes come to town. Rider insider and Green Zone host Jamie Nye explains how to take down East-leading Montreal.

THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Social media may be a tool for bullies, but it is also playing a role in dealing with bullies. Calgary mom Christine Claveau created the Facebook group "We Are Against Bullying," which has already garnered 1,300 members in the last seven days. Christine joins Richard.

3:30 p.m. A new wave of immigrant investors are changing the face of Saskatchewan's countryside. Globe and Mail reporter Paul Waldie explains how newcomers are boosting the local population by making the most of cheap farmland.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012

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3:00 p.m. From the leader of the Ontario Liberals stepping down, to the corruption allegations of the Quebec Liberals, to the rebuilding of the federal Liberals, and a slide in the polls for the BC Liberals, the once mighty party has found itself in a nearly dismantled position across the country. Globe and Mail chief political writer John Ibbitson paints a bleak picture for the Grits.

TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Nine prairie communities dominated the list of Canada's top entrepreneurial cities. According to the CFIB's Communities in Boom report, Saskatoon, Regina, and Moose Jaw made the top four. CFIB chief economist Ted Mallett explains why the prairies are the place to be.

MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2012

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3:00 p.m. The case of Amanda Todd has once again brought the epidemic of bullying to the front page. Reporter Carly Weeks shares her story in the Globe and Mail today. Carly tells Richard how she was bullied in school while classmates and teachers watched in silence.

3:30 p.m. Saskatchewan's streak came to a grinding halt with a loss to Edmonton. Rider Insider and Green Zone host Jamie Nye explains what went wrong.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012

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3:00 p.m. 15-year-old Amanda Todd of Coquitlam, BC killed herself this week after posting a heartbreaking video about her being bullied. Norm Jakubowski, Red Cross RespectED manager, explains how you can protect your kids.

3:30 p.m. The Green & White are riding a hot three game streak heading into Edmonton tomorrow. Rider insider and Green Zone host Jamie Nye talks about Saskatchewan's fight for four.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Chinese technology company Huawei is at the centre of a security controversy with links to Saskatchewan. A United States government house committee has issued a warning suggesting that the company is a security risk and may be collecting information from the equipment it installs. Cyber security analyst David Skillicorn with Queen's University explains the potential dangers.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Halloween is right around the corner, and with it comes creative costumes. Those include unusually coloured contact lenses. However, these lenses can also be purchased at non-optical outlets. This is a cause for concern for Paul Johnson. The President of the Saskatchewan College of Opticians joins Richard.

TUESDAY, OCT. 9, 2012

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3:00 p.m. A controversial new study finds there is little environmental impact from Alberta's oil sands. Lead researcher Dr. Roland Hall, professor of biology with the University of Waterloo, believes the oil sands have an impact that's local, not global.

3:30 p.m. The Riders are making a convincing argument for a playoff spot with their third straight win. Rider Insider and Green Zone Host Jamie Nye explains what went right in Toronto.

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