GET READY FOR PRIVATE BOOZE The province has announced four new liquor stores for the province – all of them owned by private-sector businesses.
PUCK DROPS ON PLAYOFFS …and fans are a forgiving bunch, packing in to local sports bars to catch the action. But if you want to see a game in person, be ready to fork over big dough for a seat.
NEW MONEY THAT’S OUT OF THIS WORLD Commander Chris Hadfield was on hand (from space) to announce the new five dollar bill on Tuesday.
BUZZ GUM A new gum is laced with caffeine and is designed to be a “portable” alternative to people getting their fix when they’re on the run. But, should parents be concerned?
WIFI IN THE SKY Jetsetters who want to stay connected at 30,000 feet have a new tool in their arsenal to make sure the next flight they step foot on has Wi-Fi.
…AND ALL I GOT WAS A LOUSY RASTA BANANA A New Hampshire man spent what he says is his life savings trying to win a carnival game – and now he wants his money back.
LOOKING FOR PLAN B How easy is it to get your hands on the “morning-after pill” in Saskatchewan?
HULU IN THE HOTEL Business travelers are less likely to switch on the TV in hotel rooms these days, and that is putting some entertainment companies out of business.
OUT IN THE LOCKER ROOM An NBA player has become the first openly-gay active male pro athlete in North America. It’s an announcement that some commentators think will mark a flood of other athletes coming out of the closet this year.
QUEUED FOR THE BEATLE Some would-be ticket holders to Sir Paul’s August show in Regina decided to get their hands on their seats the old fashioned way – by lining up at the box office. Our Adriana Christianson hung out in line and found out why some just don’t want to click-to-buy.
WINTER IS COMING... Or has it ever really gone away? We’re waking up to snow across southern Saskatchewan this morning. We have the roads covered.
UNINTENTIONAL DOUBLE HEADER When the Oakland A’s and the Los Angeles Angels took to the field last night, they didn’t think they’d be playing until the wee hours of the morning. But 19 innings and 6 hours later, there was finally a winner in their game. Funny though – it’s not the longest pro game ever.
LOTTO LEGAL SHOWDOWN A woman says she was promised a chunk of the $21 Million Lotto Max jackpot from last year – and now has some of the money locked up in the courts. But is she entitled to it?
CAUCASIANS NEED NOT APPLY A casting call for a spot on a CBC kids TV show has some people crying discrimination. But can’t TV producers pick and choose who they want based on the roles they have in a show?
SUMMER IS COMING... The new second-season of TV shows is just around the corner. S.O.S. USA Today has polled its readers to find out which on-the-bubble TV shows should be saved. Do you agree with the choices?
MORNINGS WITH THE MAYOR... Street cleaning, potholes, and beer top our list of questions for the mayor this morning.
SOUR GRAPES Don Cherry doesn’t think female reporters should be allowed in male locker rooms – even though the NHL has allowed it since the 70s. Is he a dinosaur that should be ushered off Hockey Night by CBC brass – or do you agree with him?
SUPERHEROES AND ZOMBIE HUNTERS AND WOOKIES, OH MY! John goes to the Calgary comic expo and says it’s like “geek prom” for some…
THE MELT IS ON The weekend was a great opportunity to enjoy the warm weather – but it also presented some problems with melting.
CLOSET CONSCIENCE Where are your clothes made? That’s a question that’s on the minds of a lot of people after the collapse of a Bangladesh clothing factory hit home when we realized that at least one Canadian store has its private label products made there. But will be still be so concerned about this in a week or two?
GHOSTS OF 9/11 A shocking discovery near ground zero has 9/11 survivors wondering about how detailed the search effort was for debris and human remains.
COCO A GOGO Conan O’Brien took the stage on Saturday night for the White House Correspondent’s Dinner – and no one was safe.
SEALED WITH A SNARK Are Conservatives MPs misusing their mailing privileges by sending out anti-Trudeau literature on the taxpayer's dime?
POISON PEN LETTER A sorority sister rips in to her "friends," and the letter goes viral. Another example of why you should be careful of what you send to people on e-mail...
MANTI WAITS Manti T'eo probably never knew what it was like to be picked last in gym class, but he might be feeling that same feeling the rest of us did as he continues to wait to get drafted in to the NFL.
HAVE IT YOUR WAY Burger King is now offering delivery service in some major US cities. It it a new level of convenience, or the epitome of lazy?
TARGET : TIMES SQUARE New developments this morning say that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing had another place on their hitlist - Times Square.
DRUNK? THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT A new bluetooth breathalyzer reports back your state of iNebriation to your iPhone -- and to Facebook and Twitter. Is this a bad idea?
DIGGING FOR GOLD A researcher in Saskatoon thinks there might be a relation between picking-and-eating-boogers and building up your immune system.
LINING UP FOR TICKETS With so many people frustrated with the online ordering system for Paul McCartney tickets, we think back to a simpler time -- when, if you wanted to get concert tickets, you had to line up. Physically. In the flesh. At a box office. Was it better back then?
DEMAND SPRING! We talk to the organizer of a flash mob who wants to twist Mother Nature’s arm to make spring finally arrive.
NO HOLY BOOK… One of the suspects in the VIA Rail bombing plot say the criminal code isn’t a holy book, and so it shouldn’t apply to him.
READY FOR THE FLOODS City crews took reporters to see the preparations that are underway for the melt.
HOUSE ARREST A former teacher in Prince Albert is placed on nearly two years of house arrest after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 15 year old boy she taught. But does the punishment fit the crime?
PUPPY LOVE Puppies are being brought in to help University of Regina students cope with the stress of final exams. But some people are taking it waaaay toooo seriously.
KICKSTART MY FILM On the heels of the success of another filmmaker funding his film using Kickstarter, Hollywood star Zach Braff says he’s going to try and do it, too.
COOKING UP A WALKOUT Students at a prestigious culinary school put away their knives and walk out of class over what they say is a decline in standards.
AJ’S BIG DAY The Bismarck news anchor who was fired after letting the blue language fly at the start of a newscast on Sunday is at the peak of his 15 minutes of fame – doing the New York City talk show circuit on Wednesday.
A PANHANDLER’S STORY A homeless man in Chicago is featured in a documentary last year – but it isn’t until this week that his story goes viral, prompting people on one social network to reach out and help him.
McCARTNEY AT MOSAIC Circle it on your calendar… August 14th, Paul McCartney will be performing at Mosaic Stadium. It’s his first trip to Saskatchewan. We tell you how to get your hands on tickets early.
BOMBING SUSPECT’S FAMILY REACTS The aunt of one of the Boston Bombing suspects tells CNN about his recent trip home to Russia.
UNDER PRESSURE At a test field in the middle of nowhere, researchers set up a pressure cooker bomb to show just how much damage it can do.
PRESCRIPTION : TETRIS Researchers at McGill University say they’ve figured out a new way to treat lazy eye – having patients use Tetris.
DITCHING DIAPERS The new trendy parenting tactic – don’t bother wrapping your baby’s bottom in diapers, and instead try to teach them to pee.
FAREWELL RITA Family, friends and fans gathered to say goodbye to Rita MacNeil in Big Pond, NS.
MORNINGS WITH THE MAYOR The Junos are over, Sir Paul is on his way, and we left a big pile of garbage for people to see when they came to town for our big weekend. The mayor weighs in.
SIR PAUL, QUEEN CITY A digital billboard leaked last night, and it looks like Paul McCartney is coming to Regina in August. Would you go to the show?
WALKING THE RED CARPET Sam was front and centre as the stars of Canadian music strutted their stuff on the red carpet at the JUNOs.
HANGING WITH MR. BUBLE Michael Buble met with local media on Saturday afternoon and left a great impression.
AIR TRAFFIC CONGESTION Get ready for delays if you’re flying in to the US today as the FAA makes changes to air traffic controller staffing to save money.
LET YOUR FREAK FLAG FLY k.d. lang leaves the crowd with a memorable quote as she is inducted in to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
GREEN ANCHOR, BLUE LANGUAGE On his first shift as evening news anchor at a TV station in Bismarck, North Dakota, a young news anchor committed the cardinal sin of broadcasting. Should he lose his job?
BACKSTREET’S BACK (ON THE SIDEWALK) The 90s boy band is making their mark on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
HELL HAS FROZEN OVER The Leafs are in the playoffs. Our resident Leafs fan – Don Saxon – weighs in on his team making it for the first time in nine years.
EXPLOSION IN TEXAS At least five people are dead after a fire triggered an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, TX. We have the dramatic audio of the blast, and the latest developments.
KEEP RUNNING The running community is showing their support for the victims of the Boston Bombings in a special way.
MASS MANHUNT Still no suspects in custody after the bombings, although for a while on Wednesday, CNN had us all believing that someone was arrested.
YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL Dove has released its latest campaign to convince women that beauty is really in the eye of the beholder, and that one shouldn't be so tough on themselves about their looks. But does that message have any value when the parent company that owns Dove also shows busty 'babes' strutting around in Axe body spray ads?
TAKE A WALK IN THE PARK Parks Canada and Google are teaming up to use the same technology that brings us "Street View" to bring us images from Canada's national parks. But does posting the inside of the parks ruin the surprise of the natural beauty that lies inside?
PLUMB JOB Jason Plumb is proud to be welcoming his fellow Canadian musicians to his hometown for the JUNOs. We sit down with him to talk about what his plans are for the biggest week in Canadian music.
BOSTON BOMBINGS We have the latest on the bombings at the Boston Marathon, including live coverage of a news conference with city, state and federal officials.
ON THE COURSE We talk to a Regina man who has run the Boston Marathon twice about his reaction to Monday’s bombings.
“IN OVER HIS HEAD” The Conservative attack machine lashed out at Justin Trudeau hours after his coronation as Liberal leader. Are the ads a fair criticism?
DIAMOND IN THE… UM… ROUGH A crook swallows a $5000 diamond ring, and police end up playing a long and gross waiting game.
THE QUEEN COMES TO SASKATOON Oprah Winfrey inspired a crowd of nearly 15,000 in Saskatoon on Sunday night. Our Sam Maciag went backstage to meet the queen, while John Himpe was in the audience to soak up the show.
THE CORONATION OF JUSTIN TRUDEAU On Sunday, the federal Liberals announced the news that pretty much all of us knew – Justin Trudeau would become leader of the Grits.
DON’T CALL THEM SOCIALISTS The New Democrats removed the word “socialism” from the preamble of their constitution on the weekend. But not all NDPers are happy with the change.
BRITAIN’S GOT STRIPPERS The show that brought us singing sensation Susan Boyle brought a new dimension to primetime television this weekend – a stripper giving Simon Cowell a lap dance. Families across the UK are outraged.
SAY YES TO THE DRESS? The story of one Regina mom who is fighting to get her money back after the mail-order grad dress she bought her daughter arrived in shambles… and – it turns out – it’s a fake.
DON’S GREEN JACKET JACKPOT On Friday, our Don Saxon said he though aussie Adam Scott would win The Masters… and he was right. His thoughts on the weekend at Augusta.
PRISON BREAK A complicated jail break in France has police stumped and a villain who was tired of being behind bars on the run from the law.