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Saskatoon Afternoon

TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi is facing nationwide protests after granting himself sweeping powers. Early this morning, brief clashes erupted between police and protesters near Tahrir Square. Dr. Christian Leuprecht, associate professor of political science at Queen's University and the Royal Military College of Canada, explains why this could explode into a second Arab Spring.

MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012

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3:00 p.m. The Bank of Canada's boss is heading to the UK. Governor Mark Carney is taking the helm of the Bank of England, making him the first foreigner to lead that country's central bank. Dr. Ian Lee, assistant professor of business at Carleton University, explains what Canada's monetary policy makers are losing.

FRIDAY, NOV. 23, 2012

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3:00 p.m. It appears many kindergarteners aren't ready to start school. A new study suggests almost 30 per cent of children are behind in at least one developmental area, including physical health, language, and cognition skills when entering kindergarten. Joann Carson, a retired Saskatoon kindergarten teacher, shares her first-hand experience with children who are new to school.

THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 2012

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3:00 p.m. More cash could be left in your pocket as WestJet announces airfares. Short trips could drop by 50 per cent. Robert Kokonis, Managing Director of AirTrav, explains how this could be a game changer to the entire Canadian airline industry.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012

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3:00 p.m. It's the even newer Saskatchewan! The province has announced more lenient liquor laws, including allowing stripping, but in a very limited fashion. Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk bares all with his thoughts on the changes.

3:20 p.m. Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warining mixed with snow across southern Saskatchewan today. Natalie Hasell, warning preparedness meteorologist, paints a snowy white picture.

TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012

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3:00 p.m. The Prime Minister is feeling rather neglected by our largest trading partner. Stephen Harper believes Americans still don't pay sufficient attention to Canada. Nelson Wiseman, associate professor of political science with the University of Toronto, explains Canadian and American relations. 

MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012

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3:00 p.m. First Ireland, now France and Belgium. The province is moving deeper into Europe as it tries to lure workers to Saskatchewan with job fairs in those countries. Rupen Pandya, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Economy, explains the push for foreign workers. 

3:30 p.m. The 100th Grey Cup finalists were determined this weekend with Toronto and Calgary taking the close wins. Rider Insider and Green Zone host Jamie Nye recaps the divisional finals. 

FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Archeologists have discovered more than a thousand artifacts from a steamship that sank in the South Saskatchewan River more than a century ago. Butch Amundson, senior archeologist with Stantec, describes what his team has found in the SS City of Medicine Hat. 

3:30 p.m. The CFL playoffs get heated this weekend when the Argos visit the Al's while the Lions welcome the Stamps. Rider Insider and Green Zone host Jamie Nye looks ahead to Sunday's matchups. 

THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Israel and Hamas are on the brink of war after the assasination of the military commander of Hamas in an air strike Tuesday. In addition, Israel is now threatening invasion. Christian Leuprecht, associate professor of political science at Queen's University and the Royal Military College of Canada, explains what this means for the Middle East and the world.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012

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3:00 p.m. A man is dead and a woman is in serious condition after a carbon monoxide leak in a home near Asquith. Dave Burdeniuk with SaskEnergy explains how a detector can save your life.

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