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CJME Morning News - July 17, 2015

HOUR ONE

Energy issues are dominating the premier's meeting in Newfoundland. Premier Brad Wall says a focus on environmental responsibility is important but shouldn't eclipse the economic importance of oil and gas development. Green Zone member Belton Johnson joins to share why he thinks it’s so important the Riders pull of a win tonight against the B.C. Lions. Premier Brad Wall joins to talk about the comments made by Premier Rachel Notley, and what the status of fire fighters efforts in the North. Kelly Malone is still in the North and updates us on the current conditions, how communities are fairing, and how evacuees feel once they return home.

HOUR TWO

James Holmes, responsible for the Colorado movie theatre shooting -- he was found guilty yesterday of 165 counts of murder, attempted murder and other charges and could face the death penalty. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by Premier’s Pick from the Green Zone. Although 127 fires are still burning, the wall of flames that threatened some communities has backed away and allowed people to return home. Evacuation orders have been lifted for 10 northern communities including La Loche, Weyakwin and Montreal Lake. Premier Brad Wall joins to talk about the comments made by Premier Rachel Notley, and what the status of fire fighters efforts in the North. John Gormley joins to share his thoughts on the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show. And it’s Movie Friday – we bring you what’s hot at the box office to take in this weekend.

HOUR THREE

Kelly Malone is still in the North and updates us on the current conditions, how communities are fairing, and how evacuees feel once they return home. Host of the Green Zone, Jamie Nye joins to share his predictions on tonight’s game against B.C. TSN Analyst and Green Zone member Glen Suitor joins and we get his take on what the Riders need to do to pull off a win for Ridernation tonight! And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 16, 2015

HOUR ONE

As her family looked on proudly, Caitlyn Jenner took the stage at ESPN’s ESPY Awards last night in Los Angeles to accept the Arthur Ashe Award for courage. Another Rider has found himself on the injured list long term. Defensive back Weldon Brown is out for the year with a torn pectoral muscle. Just days after Greece agreed to a new bailout deal, the country’s parliament made it official by voting “YES” to more austerity. Greeks hate austerity, since they think it’s to blame for the country’s rising unemployment and poverty rates. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Host Joel McHale opened the 2015 ESPY Awards with some jokes poking fun at the professional athletes in attendance last night in Los Angeles, and a certain US presidential candidate. President Obama suggested Wednesday he cannot revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom for Bill Cosby, saying there is no precedent for such a step - President George W. Bush presented the Medal of Freedom to Cosby in 2002. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone is back up North and fills us in on what life is like in Waskesiu today as people are slowly making their way home.

HOUR TWO

The buses are loaded up and heading north from Regina. Hundreds of people are moving to evacuation centres in Saskatoon and one community has the clearance to go home. Our Adriana Christianson spoke with some of the evacuees who can finally go home. And Caitlyn Jenner got a standing ovation last night accepting the "Arthur Ashe Courage Award" at the ESPY Awards -- she acknowledged the responsibility of her spotlight and urged acceptance of others who are transgender. People with celiac disease may soon be able to enjoy bread, pasta and other gluten products without suffering headaches, digestion problems and severe intestinal damage. While not a cure, a pill developed at the University of Alberta may allow those people to join friends for a beer and pizza. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone is back up North and fills us in on what life is like in Waskesiu today as people are slowly making their way home. John Gormley joins us in studio to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show today.

HOUR THREE

Host Joel McHale opened the 2015 ESPY Awards with some jokes poking fun at the professional athletes in attendance last night in Los Angeles, and a certain US presidential candidate, and even took a shot at Bill Cosby. People with celiac disease may soon be able to enjoy bread, pasta and other gluten products without suffering headaches, digestion problems and severe intestinal damage. While not a cure, a pill developed at the University of Alberta may allow those people to join friends for a beer and pizza. It took just five days of competition at the 2015 Pan American Games for Canada to eclipse its gold-medal total from four years ago. Canadian athletes won eight more gold medals on Wednesday, giving the host nation 33 overall. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone is back up North and fills us in on what life is like in Waskesiu today as people are slowly making their way home. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 15, 2015

HOUR ONE

More injury issues for the Riders -- Levi Steinhauer has a torn ACL and is done for the season. DB Weldon Brown likely won't play this week. As a result, veteran DB Geoff Tisdale has officially been signed. The Riders also re-signed Paul Woldu -- he's been added to the practice roster. The last snowflake from Boston’s record-breaking winter snowfall has officially melted, according to Mayor Marty Walsh. John Wilson joins from the Weather Centre to give us his mid-week check in on the weekend weather ahead. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! After a 500-Bilion kilometre journey we have seen the first images of Pluto, “New Horizons” probe phoned home from Pluto, the first ever to do so. Having a quiet moment is something some wildfire evacuees say they'll look forward to the most once they go home. Our Kevin Martel spent the day talking to some of the evacuees and joins this morning. WE check in on the standings at this year’s Pan Am games.

HOUR TWO

CKOM’s Bryn Levy has been up North for the last couple days with boots on the ground as fire fighters have been battling the blazes and smoke. The first of the evacuees are now allowed to make their way back home – slowly and Bryn fills us in on the current conditions. Rider Head Coach Corey Chamblin had some choice words for those already jumping ship in Riderville yesterday, the Riders are sitting 0-3 at the beginning of the 2015 CFL season. After publicly supporting Bill Cosby for months, Whoopi Goldberg has said she can no longer say “innocent until proven guilty” – this after finding out rape cases aren’t open-ended time wise. John Wilson checks in with his mid-week weather update. And it’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good – we bring you some feel good news stories to help keep your spirits high. John Gormley joins to share his thoughts on the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show. Greece's Parliament votes today on a $93-billion bailout deal -- including big tax hikes and pension cuts. They're trying to prevent the country's economy from collapsing.

HOUR THREE

Having a quiet moment is something some wildfire evacuees say they'll look forward to the most once they go home. Our Kevin Martel spent the day talking to some of the evacuees and joins this morning. More injury issues for the Riders -- Levi Steinhauer has a torn ACL and is done for the season. DB Weldon Brown likely won't play this week. As a result, veteran DB Geoff Tisdale has officially been signed. The Riders also re-signed Paul Woldu -- he's been added to the practice roster. Rider Head Coach Corey Chamblin had some choice words for those already jumping ship in Riderville yesterday, the Riders are sitting 0-3 at the beginning of the 2015 CFL season. CKOM’s Bryn Levy has been up North for the last couple days with boots on the ground as fire fighters have been battling the blazes and smoke. Now the first of the evacuees are now allowed to make their way back home. And What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - Jul 13, 2015

HOUR ONE

People from wildfire evacuated communities up north are clamouring to go home, including those from La Ronge. It's been just over a week since they were chased away, and the mayor says it's been tough. The Green Zone’s Belton Johnson joins to talk about the Riders third loss of the season at the hands of the BC Lions. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – HAPPY BIRTHDAY! It’s a wrap on another year of Craven Country Jamboree and it was a year that started out scorching hot, before the more traditional, wet weather arrived. We take a look back at the memories and weekend that was. Greece reached a deal with its European creditors, pledging stringent austerity to avoid an exit from the euro and the global financial chaos that could have followed. The deal calls for Greeks, to cut back even further in exchange for more loans without which its financial system would surely collapse. And Sam brings you some of the highlights from this years’ Comic-Con.

HOUR TWO

We are joined by CKOM’s Bryn Levy who is in Waskesiu this morning – Bryn has been keeping us up to date in on the ongoing changes in the north. The Riders head back to practice for a closed session tomorrow in search of answers for their 0-3 start. The green and white lost 35-32 in overtime to the BC Lions on Friday night -- they'll get a rematch this Friday night at Mosaic Stadium. A notorious Mexican drug kingpin who escaped once before from prison — and spent more than a decade on the lam — has done it again. Mexico's most notorious drug lord stepped into a shower and slipped into a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good – we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face and put some pep in your step. John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show. Television's favourite soul-crushingly bleak zombie series will return this fall for a sixth season, but this time, "The Walking Dead" will be joined by a spinoff, called "Fear the Walking Dead."

HOUR THREE

Greece is getting a bailout. Last week, the country voted no to another bailout deal because they didn't want harsh financial belt tightening. Now Greece's leaders have decided that harsh is better than being forced out of the EU. The country has until Wednesday to pass the new measures. Bryn Levy updates us on the current conditions they are seeing in the northern half of the province. Canada is at the top of the medal standings at the Pan Am games in Ontario. The Canadian team has 24 medals, including 10 gold. Kim Blevins with The Craven Country Jamboree joins us on the line this morning to talk about the highlights of this year’s Craven and Kim previews who is coming to Craven next year. The Riders head back to practice for a closed session tomorrow in search of answers for their 0-3 start. The green and white lost 35-32 in overtime to the BC Lions on Friday night -- they'll get a rematch this Friday night at Mosaic Stadium. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 10, 2015

HOUR ONE

There are 601 fires this year to date, 118 active fires burning today. The La Ronge Region has 54 of the active fires. There was some stability yesterday, but because of weather they expect increased fire activity over the next couple of days. Main focus continues on La Ronge, Grandmother’s Bay Sucker River, and Waden Bay. The Green Zone’s Belton Johnson joins to talk about what it’s like to play against a former team – and shares his game day prediction. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays. Today, South Carolina is taking the Confederate flag down from its capitol grounds for good. Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s government on Thursday agreed to meet most of the terms demanded by its creditors, and it requested a three-year, 53.5 billion euro, or %59 billion, bailout as a starting point for talks about possible debt relief.

HOUR TWO

We start with the latest on the wildfires in Northern Saskatchewan. The hot dry weather isn't going to be a big help to the fire fighters on the front line, but the fires have stayed pretty much the same size. The Egg Fire near La Ronge is the largest, at over 90 square kilometres. The Riders are looking for their first victory of the season tonight in Vancouver against BC. They'll have to do it without receiver Ryan Smith -- he's on the six-game injured list after getting hurt last week against Toronto. It’s Movie Friday and we let you know what’s hot at the box office to check out this weekend. The Confederate Flag comes down today in South Carolina. The state's governor signed the legislation yesterday. Some organizations are already lifting sanctions -- the NCAA lifted a 15-year ban and says the state will now be allowed to host championship tournaments. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good, where we bring you some good news stories to help put a smile on your face. John Gormley joins in studio to share what’s coming up on his show today, and more on the wildfires.

HOUR THREE

Our Kevin Martel went out to Craven yesterday, he joins on the phone to tell us what and who he found in the camp ground. Jamie Nye and Glen Suitor from the Green Zone joins to talk to us about tonight’s game against the BC Lions and share who they think will bring home the Win. It’s Movie Friday and we let you know what’s hot at the box office to check out this weekend. And finally, what I Learned on the Show this Week Edition.

CJME Morning News - July 9, 2015

HOUR ONE

113 fires are still burning, 7 new in the past 24 hours, but no changes to fires of concern in the northern half of the province. Two fires currently burning are 18X the size of Moose Jaw. According to an independent poll conducted by Insightrix Research among 2,700 sports fans across Canada, the Habs top all other Canadian professional sports teams in regards to brand strength; the Leafs and Riders come second and third. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! Premier Brad Wall paid a visit to hundreds of evacuees staying at Evraz Place in Regina today. He gives huge credit to the Red Cross volunteers there. When Jenny Horne stepped up to the podium to address South Carolina's House of Representatives, Horne started out with a calm complaint -- that debating this any longer could force this to go on all summer and ended with such emotion it shook the house. And in London today, the Underground Tube isn't transporting the millions of people to work that it normally does. It's shut down for 36 hours as 20,000 workers from four major unions walked out to protest low pay.

HOUR TWO

Some more bad news on the injury front for the Riders -- receiver Ryan Smith is out for tomorrow's game against BC. The team isn't saying it's a concussion, but they're going through the protocol. Canada's Governor-General, David Johnston, visited an evacuation center in Regina yesterday. Want to know how fast you're losing friends on Facebook? There's an app for that. Yesterday trading on the New York Stock Exchange came to an abrupt halt, and while the reasons for the disruption are still unclear, in a statement, the NYSE confirmed that “technical issues” are to blame. This mysterious glitch comes just hours after United Airlines grounded all its flights across the U.S., also citing an “automation issue”. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face and brighten your day. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the London tube and shares what’s coming up on his show. And some fun with Woodsy.

HOUR THREE

113 fires are burning, but the air cleared a little in the north, and that has allowed more aircraft to be involved. The two largest fires are threatening Pinehouse, and La Ronge. Both are five times the size of Saskatoon. In London today, the Underground Tube isn't transporting the millions of people to work that it normally does. It's shut down for 36 hours as 20,000 workers from four major unions walked out to protest low pay. Some more bad news on the injury front for the Riders -- receiver Ryan Smith is out for tomorrow's game against BC. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 8, 2015

HOUR ONE

Roughly 400,000 hectares (4,000 square kilometres) of land, or approximately three times the size of New York City, has been affected by Saskatchewan wildfire. Evacuees are not heading back as conditions in the north are still fairly dire in terms of smoke and the threat of fire. The good news is that most of the fires burning in the province have been stable for the last 24 hours and have not grown. The long road to recovery is about to begin for Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant once again. Durant is currently on crutches with a cast covering much of his leg where he ruptured his Achilles. The injury ended Durant's season for the second-straight year. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! Subway has suspended its relationship with spokesmen Jared Fogel. This after federal authorities raided Fogel’s home, removing computers. There is no word on what he’s under investigation for, he hasn’t been arrested or charged currently. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by Mainstreet and their talks about the confusion around donations for evacuees in Regina. And the Greek government has formally requested a third bailout to help pay its debts and bring its economy back from the brink.

HOUR TWO

Darian Durant is speaking for the first time after going down with a ruptured achilles...costing him the season. Yesterday, the Riders injured quarterback described his injury in the first game of the season vs the Blue Bombers. John Wilson checks in with his mid-week weather update to fill us in on the air quality, cool down what you can expect for the weekend. This might affect your road trip to Stampede -- Country music star Miranda Lambert’s concert at the Stampede has been cancelled because of a serious vocal cord inflammation. Subway and their longtime pitchman Jared Fogel have parted ways for the now. The move comes after the FBI raided Fogel's home. They seized computers and other electronics as part of a child porn investigation. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

The long road to recovery is about to begin for Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant once again. Durant addressed the media yesterday about the journey ahead and what it was like having his mom in the crowd the night he went down. This morning’s Talk Shot is brought to you by Mainstreet and their talks about the confusion around donations for evacuees in Regina. John Wilson checks in with his mid-week weather update to fill us in on the air quality, cool down what you can expect for the weekend. And What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 7, 2015

HOUR ONE

It’s still not safe for evacuees from northern Saskatchewan to return home after wildfires continue to threaten their communities. The province will receive help from 1,000 Canadian military personnel. About 600 military members will be trained to fight fires on the ground by tomorrow. The State Senate of South Carolina will vote today on taking down the Confederate Flag. Preliminary votes show it should pass -- meaning it could come down as soon as this week. The man who tied 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the Canadian city of Calgary has been charged with causing mischief. Unsealed testimony from 2005 against Bill Cosby shows Cosby testified he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving those to young women he wanted to have sex with. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! The gates to the Craven Country Jamboree are to officially open today at 9 a.m. and our Adriana Christianson is on scene at the gates waiting patiently for them to open. And three men were gored and 10 others taken to hospital on the first day of Pamplona's week-long San Fermin festival.

HOUR TWO

It’s still not safe for evacuees from northern Saskatchewan to return home after wildfires continue to threaten their communities and CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone joins to tell us what their journey has been. Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups. Attorneys for comedian Bill Cosby have not responded to the release newly unsealed court documents. Cosby admits to giving sedatives to at least one of the women accusing him of sexual assault as well as other unnamed people. It’s Cheap Tuesday at the box office – we let you know what’s hot at the theatre. The gates to the Craven Country Jamboree are to officially open today at 9 a.m. and our Adriana Christianson is on scene at the gates waiting patiently for them to open. And John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning.

HOUR THREE

Mayor Fougere joins in studio for his weekly visit and updates us on the current on-goings in the Queen City. Chris Milo is no longer a Saskatchewan Roughrider -- the team released him yesterday after Paul McCallum showed Riders they made the right move by bringing him in -- he was four for four Sunday with field goals. It’s still not safe for evacuees from northern Saskatchewan to return home after wildfires continue to threaten their communities and CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone joins to tell us what their journey has been. Unsealed testimony from 2005 against Bill Cosby shows Cosby testified he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving those to young women he wanted to have sex with. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 6, 2015

HOUR ONE

It was another hear-breaker at Mosaic Stadium. Yesterday, the Riders blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead against the Argos and lost 42-40 in double overtime. The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan now cover an area about twice the size of Regina. The evacuations have now displaced more than 12,000 people -- making this the biggest evacuation in Saskatchewan history. CKOM Reporter Lasia Kretzel has been as close to the La Ronge area as possible where 1,078 people were evacuated on Sunday – 114 fires are still currently burning in northern Saskatchewan. Greek voters rejected creditors' demand for more belt-tightening in exchange for a desperately needed bailout. Leaders of the 19 countries using the euro as their currency meet tomorrow to plan what to do next.

HOUR TWO

The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan now cover an area about twice the size of Regina. The evacuations have now displaced more than 12,000 people -- making this the biggest evacuation in Saskatchewan history. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone has been covering the evacuations very closely and joins us live this morning. It was another heart break at Mosaic Stadium. In Week 1 we lost DD. Yesterday, the Riders blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead against the Argos and lost 42-40 in double overtime. Paul McCallum managed to make all of his field goals, including one from the 49 yard line. And the always controversial chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede have lost a horse already. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good where we bring you some feel good news stories to help put a smile on your face. John Gormley joins to talk about the hot topics of the morning and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

The wildfires in northern Saskatchewan now cover an area about twice the size of Regina. The evacuations have now displaced more than 12,000 people -- making this the biggest evacuation in Saskatchewan history. CKOM Reporter Kelly Malone has been covering the evacuations very closely and joins us live this morning. Greece voted overwhelmingly against enduring more austerity in exchange for a new round of bailout funding from its creditors. With roughly 91% of the vote in more than 61% of voter cast their ballot against the deal, in a victory for Greece’s left-leaning government and a rebuke to the troubled country’s euro zone creditors. Jamie Nye joins to talk about yesterday’s Rider game. CKOM Reporter Lasia Kretzel has been as close to the La Ronge area as possible where 1,078 people were evacuated on Sunday – 114 fires are still currently burning in northern Saskatchewan. And finally, What I Learned on the Show Today!

CJME Morning News - July 3, 2015

HOUR ONE

Bright and early at 9 o’clock sharp the Stampede Parade starts. The parade will be led this year by Olympian Kaillie Humphries, and will also be part of the pre-Pan Am Games torch relay. West jet is dealing with it's the fifth threat in six days. Last night, Flight 1709 arrived in Victoria from Las Vegas two hours after the threat was received. From the Green Zone, Belton Johnson joins to preview the upcoming Riders game against the Argos. We bring you today’s Celebrity Birthdays and if it’s your birthday – Happy Birthday! Caught by a cough, after days on the run David Sweat tipped off the police himself by giving away his location with a scratch in his throat. The federal government and Gulf Coast states announced a record-setting $18.7 billion settlement with BP yesterday that resolves years of litigation over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and delivers the largest environmental settlement ever.

HOUR TWO

A false alarm over a shooter at the Navy Yard in Washington Thursday brought a rapid and massive response from police who are especially on high alert for possible terrorist acts during the July 4 weekend. Our Adriana Christianson joins to clear up some of the confusion with evacuations to Regina from the northern half of the province. It’s time for Movie Friday were we let you know what’s hot and new at the Regina box office – out this week is Magic Mike XXL and Terminator: Genisys. It’s time for some good news with Tell Me Something Good. John Gormley joins in studio to talk about the recent woes of WestJet and shares what’s coming up on his show.

HOUR THREE

We're learning more details now about the prison break in New York State. Apparently the two convicted killers didn't actually stick together after the broke out -- at least that's what David Sweat is telling investigators. Glen Suitor joins to preview the upcoming Riders game. It is Movie Friday we let you know what’s hot at the box office. Jamie Nye joins on the phone to go over his thoughts from practice during the week. . Our Adriana Christianson joins to clear up some of the confusion with evacuations to Regina from the northern half of the province. And finally, What I Learned on the Show: This Week Edition!