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Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 11, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What about technology freaks you out?

HOUR ONE

As more rumors circulated yesterday, Bobbi Kristina Brown's grieving family slammed "false reports" about her condition and their plans in a statement released by a lawyer for the Brown family. It suggested that widespread reports the family planned to turn off the ventilator keeping Bobbi Kristina alive today, the third anniversary of her mother Whitney Houston's death, are untrue. The City is considering changes to the recycling program by making smaller garbage bins available to people who want them -- from 360 litres to 240 litres. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! Former Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian has called Samsung’s Smart TVs recording of private conversations through smart TVs “unbelievably outrageous” and has called for tougher regulations on WiFi-enabled technology; which has inspired our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What about technology freaks you out? It was hardly a frenzy at the start of CFL Free Agency Deadline, the Bombers were the busiest team as they signed five players including former Riders linebacker Sam Hurl. You know how words can come back to haunt you, Newest Rider Keenan MacDougall will know how that feels. And John Stewart is saying good bye to The Daily Show.

HOUR TWO

Valentine’s Day is 3 days away and if you’re down on your luck and dateless, but still want love – there is a convent for that. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by Jill & Dave and their talks on the sky rocketing prices of gas. He has apologized, but he's not off the hook. Now NBC's ``Nightly News'' anchor Brian Williams has been placed on a six-month, unpaid suspension for misleading the public about an incident while he was covering the war in Iraq in 2003. We take some of your texts on recycling changes to Regina, and it’s time for Tell Me Something Good where we bring you several good news stories to help put a smile on your face and some pep in your step. John Gormley joins in studio to share his thoughts on Smart TV’s and what’s coming up on his show. Jon Stewart took a moment last night to say thank you to everyone at the Daily Show as last night he announced this will be his last year as host.

HOUR THREE

We play Stranger than Fiction for you chance at a pair of tickets to go see Tom Cochrane with Red Rider at the Casino Regina Show Lounge. Yesterday was the very uneventful start for CFL Free Agency, Woodsy highlights the few moves that were made by the Blue Bombers. The family of Bobbi Kristina is fighting off rumors about pulling the plug, as her health has not improved this morning. We replay this morning’s Talk Shots and take a BUNCH of your texts on recycling in the Queen City. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 10, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of Morning: Do you have an autograph that is priceless to you?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! Tons of snow on the roads this morning and our road warrior Kevin Martel is out on the Regina streets letting you know the conditions across the Queen City. If you see any road conditions we should know about text 306-306. Last night the guys from the Green Zone hosted Wine & Dine with CJME, Woodsy lets us know what it was like. When you get a message on your phone while driving, what do you do? 22 per cent of people in Canada admit to have texted while driving recently. But it's worse in Saskatchewan, where 35 per cent of people admit it -- do you still text and drive? We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. Sharon Bowen thought her late husband was a bit crazy for buying a scrapbook filled with black and white photos of Cleveland ballplayers from the early 1900s - turns out that book held what may be the only autographed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson. This has us thinking of the autographs we cherish, our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Do you have an autograph that is priceless to you? We take your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. And if you wanted a Left Shark of your own – well now you can!

HOUR TWO

It is CFL Free Agency Day! Three Riders have still yet to be signed by the Green and White and Woodsy previews what we could see move-wise by the Riders today. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by The Green Zone and Glen Suitor’s thoughts on what the Riders should do with their trades to make the team better. One of the first US companies is taking advantage of the new found friendship between the United States and Cuba – Netflix. Our Kevin Martel is out on the Regina roads letting us know what the roads are like for your morning commute. It’s time for Tell Me Something where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face. John Gormley joins in studio and gives his take on the floor crossing in the House of Commons as well as what’s coming up on his show. We take your road updates to 306-306.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Fougere joins in studio to talk about the salary freeze indicated by Premier Brad Wall and the city’s State of the Union address. It is Cheap Tuesday at the Regina box office and we let you know what is hot to check out tonight and preview what’s making its debut on Friday. We take over texts on the current road conditions where you are to 306-306. Woodsy shares what he thinks the Riders are going to doing heading into the CFL Free Agency Day. Would you be interested in a "smart" TV that listens and responds to your voice commands? Sounds like a nifty idea -- until the manufacturer reminds you that your TV is listening to your private conversations too. And Finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 9, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! The Grammy’s made have been a huge focus for your weekend, but a bunch of things were going on this in province and the gang fills you in. Anonymous has just struck a massive blow against ISIS recruiting efforts. Hacktivists recently took control of dozens of Twitter and Facebook accounts that had been openly used by ISIS to expand their influence and recruit new members. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday to you! B.C.'s Haisla First Nation ordered the evacuation of Kitamaat Village and its 800 residents on Saturday night, three days after the community lost power following a major snowstorm that dumped approximately two metres of snow. The Grammy’s had a ton of great moments filled with positive messages on Domestic Violence, but Kanye couldn’t keep it to himself again this year. Bruce Jenner was involved in a car accident that left one woman dead on the weekend, we bring you the details.

HOUR TWO

After a visit with family, Gordie Howe is set to leave the Bridge City. The 86-year old Howe's public appearance in Saskatoon Friday night was possibly his last one ever and hockey fans that got a chance to see him soaked up the moment, including Woodsy. The money tap is no longer gushing at the legislature. Oil prices continue to impact the provincial treasury to the point that politicians are taking a hit to the pocketbook. Our Sarah Mills was at the legislature Friday to get the details on a new decision by the Premier. We take you back in time in the News Rewind to fill you in on anything you may have missed over the weekend. 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. John Gormley joins in studio and shares his thoughts on Brad Walls wage freeze and what’s coming up on his show today. We take your texts on 306-306 on your favorite moments from last night’s Grammy Awards.

HOUR THREE

Sam shares how her Strongwoman competition went on the weekend and Woodsy shares what it was like to share time with Gordie Howe. A major snowstorm that dumped approximately two metres of snow has caused the evacuation of Kitamaat Village and its 800 residents on Saturday night, three days after the community lost power. And NBC Anchor Biran Williams has been fading into the background after he lied about an incident back during the Iraq war. The hactivist group Anonymous has decided to take the ISIS problem into their own hands, and started disabling their online presence. Beraking News from the world of Canadian Politics that Eve Adams has crossed the floor in the House of Commons. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 6, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Who is the greatest Canadian athlete ever and why?

HOUR ONE

Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinners happening in Regina and Saskatoon tonight. The most hyped is the affair in Saskatoon where hockey royalty has gathered to welcome back Gordie Howe; this has inspired our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Who is the greatest Canadian athlete ever and why? The warning period for photo radar is being pushed back one month after this crazy story from Saskatoon. Ray Sladek from Saskatoon says he was slapped with a warning ticket for driving 106 kilometres per hour in a school zone. There were more people lined up at Regina's Target yesterday than when it opened just a year and a half ago. CJME's Courtney Markewich tells us as people lined up to find deals in the store, many were left 'expecting more.' We bring you a ton of birthdays in today’s Celebrity Birthdays! A big weekend for TV as the Grammy’s, Walking Dead and SNL are all set for Sunday night. It wasn't the news that Bobbi Kristina Brown's family wanted to hear. On Wednesday, four days after the 21-year-old was found unresponsive in her home, a doctor told her family that nothing more could be done. We have another case of measles to tell you about this morning.

HOUR TWO

Shocking news out of the RM of Sherwood, Reeve Kevin Eberle is being canned by the provincial government after an investigation into the Wascana Village Development and land he owns within that. If Target's logo is 'Expect More' - then the store fell short today. About 10 minutes before Regina's Target opened this morning, a huge line formed around the building. But as fast as people were going inside, they were coming out disappointed. We take your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. Our Wray Morrison drew the “short” straw and is on Gordie Howe Watch this weekend, he shares what it’s been like surrounded by the greats of hockey. It is Movie Friday at the Regina box office, we let you know what’s worth checking on this weekend. Today in Money Money Money – three stories to share with you from Redbox, Amazon and Suncor, it’s time for Tell Me Something Good and we bring you some feel good news stories to help keep that Friday smile on your face. John Gormley joins in studio and shares what’s coming up on his show today. We take more of your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question.

HOUR THREE

Our Wray Morrison drew the “short” straw and is on Gordie Howe Watch this weekend, he shares what it’s been like surrounded by the greats of hockey. We are joined in studio by Levi Steinhauer and Nick Baller to fill us in on a pretty cool event they are hosting. Julie Stewart-Binks joins us in studio to tell us about what is going to happen in Regina this evening at the Kinsmen Dinner. Your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. The warning period for photo radar is being pushed back one month after this crazy story from Saskatoon. Ray Sladek from Saskatoon says he was slapped with a warning ticket for driving 106 kilometres per hour in a school zone. Sladek says he doesn't speed, let alone rip through a school zone. Finally, What I Learned on the Show: This Week Edition.

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 4, 2015

HOUR ONE

The price at the pumps jumped five cents yesterday as oil closed at its highest in weeks at $3.48/US barrel, but this comes after news of approximately 20,000 jobs related to the oil industry will be lost. Are we about to face a recession? We have super-sized helping of Talk Shots for you today, the Green Zone spoke with Ben Heenan last night about his release and his hopes for the NFL. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! Dash-cam footage shows the horrific crash that left at least 15 people are dead after a commercial jet crashed shortly after takeoff in Taipei, Taiwan. ISIS’s barbarity reached twisted new heights as the terrorist group locked a Jordanian fighter pilot in a cage — and burned him alive. In response, Jordan executed two ISIS-linked terrorists, failed female suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi and jihadist Ziad al-Karbouli, at dawn on Wednesday. Today in Money, Money, Money -- the place where we keep tabs on what's going on with your money -- three big ones for you this morning. Beyonce has launched her very own 22-day vegan delivery service. Yes, let all the "all the vegan ladies" quips commence.

HOUR TWO

A funny afternoon for the town of Yorkton as six cows managed to break free from their trailer and decided to go out for lunch downtown. All the cows were wrangled up before supper and the town is once wild cow free. We have a second serving of Talk Shots for you from the Green Zone’s interview with Ben Heenan as we spoke with the gang on what’s next for him and his NFL dreams. Two young lads managed to sneak into the Super Bowl, we tell you how they did it. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help keep your spirits high as the weekend approaches. John Gormley joins to share his thoughts on the ISIS video and Jordan’s retaliation, as well he shares what’s coming up on his show. Huge news in the literary world this morning as a sequel to “To Kill A Mockingbird” will be released by Harper Lee.

HOUR THREE

We play Stranger than Fiction for your chances at a pair of tickets to the Counting Crows in Moose Jaw on May 7th. It’s your final helping of Talk Shots from the Green Zone this morning as they were the first to speak with Ben Heenan on his chance to play for the NFL. We bring back the story from last half hour of the two Irish lads who managed to sneak into the Super Bowl. Today in Money, Money, Money -- the place where we keep tabs on what's going on with your money -- three big ones for you this morning. We tell you about a herd of cows that got loose in Yorkton yesterday. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 3, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! It was a great way to celebrate a birthday yesterday as Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi was awarded the 2014 World Mayor Prize. The rumors flew all season long that Johnny Football had a problem with alcohol and news has now broke that Johnny Manziel entered treatment last Wednesday. Manziel is expected to be in rehab at least a few weeks, but the amount of time depends largely on what doctors recommend. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday to You! On Sunday at the Super Bowl while the players were being announced followed by the school they attended, Jon Ryan and his days at the University of Regina made our American neighbours break out in laughter, including Michael and Kelly. One of the Riders "big three" free agents won't be back in 2015, the Riders announced on Monday that offensive lineman Ben Heenan has been released so he can sign with an unknown NFL team. We bring you the results from all the wise Groundhogs.

HOUR TWO

It’s time for “Money, money, money” because that's what we're all watching and we have three big stories to cover today. We have a couple of concert announcements to make this morning – the Counting Crows AND Journey will be making an appearance in Moose Jaw and the Queen City sometime during 2015. Bruce Jenner has been brought the ringer; being mocked for his plastic surgery among horrible rumors surrounding his family life has now confirming he is in the middle on the biggest transformation of his life. It’s time for Tell Me Something Good – we bring you some feel good news stories to help put some pep back in your step. John Gormley joins in studio and shares what is coming up on his show, and we preview the next hour on the show.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Fougere joins us over the phone this morning from Saskatoon as he gets ready for the annual Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) convention. Ben Heenan has been released by the Riders, giving him the opportunity to sign with an unknown NFL team, we bring you the latest from Rider Nation. Some huge names are coming to the Regina and Moose Jaw area, we let you know who. We have three big stories to cover for you today in “Money, Money, Money” from the dollar to SUMA. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 2, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning – it’s Groundhog Day! The party is still going on in Arizona as those who came out to cheer for the Patriots watched as they pulled of a 28-24 win at the Super Bowl. The unheard voices of those wanting a strip club in Regina are now making their wants heard; a petition is up at Change.org, created by David Epp. He wants council to reconsider saying that the votes were based on personal morals and not the law as the proposed owner did follow city regulation. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthday! The game isn’t the only thing being talked about this morning – last night’s Super Bowl half time show with Katy Perry featured Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliot! Number 7 isn't going anywhere. As the CFL Free Agency Frenzy continues on Friday the Riders sent out a tweet: "FUN FACT: Did you know Weston Dressler is left-handed? Here's proof... #WD7 “And it was a photo of Weston Dressler signing his extension contract. After calling the Mayor of Saskatoon fat, the Mayor of Prince Albert says he’s not apologizing for it, but insists on blaming the media.

HOUR TWO

We check in with the groundhogs across the nation to find out where and who is saying there will be six more weeks of winter and go over some of the highlights of last night’s Super Bowl. We take you back in time with the news rewind to fill in your on any news you may have missed over the weekend. We share with you one commercial from last night that is causing Nationwide to apologize this morning, and play you some of our favorites. 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 steps in studio to talk the Super Bowl and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

The little guys are peeking out of their holes deciding whether there will be six more weeks of winter... or not, we check in with the current results. Regina city council rejected a strip club application last week and now some people are calling for a re-vote. On Jan. 30, an online petition was started on change.org by David Epp. He claims council's decision was based on their own personal thoughts and morals instead of the law. When the Hen-na Hotel opens this summer, guests will hand over their luggage to robotic porters, and present themselves to a front desk staffed by blinking, beeping robots. We wrap up our favorite moments of last night’s Super Bowl and bring you the news you may have missed over the weekend. Finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - February 5, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Is there something you’ve tried and now swear by, before you bothered going to see a Doctor?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! Today marks the beginning of the end of Target’s Canadian adventure as stores are starting their liquidation sales this morning. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the province could use the notwithstanding clause if it can't rewrite a labour law agreeable to both the province and the Supreme Court of Canada. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays – and if it’s your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! Our Don Saxon mentioned yesterday it was World Cancer Day and made the comment that he was going home to shave his head – to celebrate seven years cancer free. If you have been thinking that you’ve been hearing about the Measles more and more? It’s because you are, diseases that were considering eradicated from Canada, but why are they making such a huge come back - Anti-Vaccers.

HOUR TWO

We throw out our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Is there something you’ve tried and now swear by, before you bothered going to see a Doctor? Himpe shares what his self help is. This morning’s Talk Shots is brought to you by Jill & Dave and their talks of being an adrenaline junkie. Word is coming up that SNL may not exist after the creator Lorne Michaels steps down. We take your texts on our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning. It’s time for Tell me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to make you smile this Thursday morning. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about his thoughts on Brad Walls statements regarding Essential Services and shares what’s coming up on his show today. And some changes are coming to Starbucks.

HOUR THREE

We live in a world of WebMD and self diagnosis so that has inspired our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: Is there something you’ve tried and now swear by, before you bothered going to see a Doctor? We take your texts to 306-306. Target is getting ready to close up their stores today as they begin their liquidation sale, but so far only our reporter cared enough to show up. We take your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the province could use the notwithstanding clause if it can't rewrite a labour law agreeable to both the province and the Supreme Court of Canada. We wrap up your texts to 306-306 and What I Learned on the Show Today!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 30, 2015

HOUR ONE

Good Morning! A Seattle-based medical marijuana retailer is anticipating Seahawks fans will want a "super bowl" for Sunday's big game. That's why employees at Solstice are working to roll a staggering number of joints - 12,000. Canada's broadcast regulator plans to ban Canadian TV channels from blacking out U.S. Super Bowl ads in favour of Canadian ones, starting with the big game in early 2017. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! We let you know about all types of bets you can make surrounding this year’s Super Bowl, including how many times Katy Perry makes a comment about deflated balls. Saskatchewan's online survey closes today - the one that lets you have your say on liquor sales. The province asks if you want to keep things the same, expand how things are now, or go to a private system.

HOUR TWO

CKOM’s Wray Morrison joins Sam and John to chat Super Bowl predictions, and the outlandish bets you can place. For the second time in three nights, the New England Patriots were awoken in their hotel by a false fire alarm. On Tuesday, the alarm sounded at 1:30 a.m. for approximately 10 minutes. The city of Seattle is making preparations for a parade to honor the Seahawks, regardless of whether they win the Super Bowl or not. A spokesman in Mayor Ed Murray's office says several options are being discussed and planning is well underway. Details are expected to be released Sunday night following conclusion of the game. Mayor of Prince Albert, Greg Dionne made some very uncalled for comments during his state of the city address, we play you the audio. Murray Wood steps in studio and share’s his thoughts on the comments made by Prince Albert Mayor, Greg Dionne.

HOUR THREE

With more and more outcry growing over the missing Super Bowl commercials on Canadian televisions, the CRTC has decided to rule in favor of showing those commercials to you... starting in 2017. It might remind you of a bad comedy routine. Prince Albert mayor Greg Dionne took a cheap shot at the mayor of Saskatoon during his State of the City address. Sunday, you have your choice: Patriots versus Seahawks or kitties versus puppies in the battle of the bowls. CKOM’s Wray Morrison joins Sam and John to chat Super Bowl predictions, and the outlandish bets you can place. And finally, What I Learned on the Show: This Week Edition!

Himpe, Don & Sam Maciag - January 29, 2015

Big Breakfast Question of the Morning: What pizza/favorite food could you have shipped to you?

HOUR ONE

Good Morning & Thanks for Listening! Marshawn Lynch had the same story for the media yesterday refusing to answer any questions for him; however we did find tape of a time when he was more willing to share. The temperature will be just right to order in for this weekend’s Super Bowl parties and an emerging trend is having that just right perfect pizza delivered from way back home, so our Big Breakfast Question of the Morning is: What pizza/favorite food could you have shipped to you? And we bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays! We share our favorite places to get pizza and take your texts on the Big Breakfast Question. They didn’t see it coming – that’s what employees of Tim Horton’s are saying after word broke of mass layoffs at headquarters. And in case you were wondering, the Budweiser puppies are back for this year’s Super Bowl, better grab a tissue.

HOUR TWO

A new study out has determined that the average American will consume 2400 calories from pre to post game Super Bowl festivities. We go over your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question. In-between the bone-crushing tackles and beer ads at the Super Bowl this year, the NFL will air its first anti-domestic violence PSA, the first of many steps the NFL will make to help change the face of domestic violence. We continue taking more of your texts to 3063-60 on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning and it’s time for Tell Me Something Good! We bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face. A Murray Wood step in studio for John Gormley to share his thoughts on how far is too far for pizza, plus what’s coming up on his show. In Delaware they are looking to put your driver license information onto your cell phone.

HOUR THREE

We take your texts to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question of the Morning. Marshawn Lynch chose to not break his silence with the Media on Media Day for the Super Bowl; he has talked to media in the past but prefers the smaller venues. Buying ad time for the Super Bowl can cost upwards of a million dollars, but the NFL has decided to donate time this year to one group who has a very important message. We wrap up your text messages to 306-306 on the Big Breakfast Question. Finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!