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FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2012

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3:00 p.m. A new study suggests Canadians are among the top sellers and buyers of cannabis, steroids, cocaine, and a number of other drugs available at Silk Road -- a website that functions like a black market version of eBay. Cyber Security professor Nicolas Christin with Carnegie Mellon University explains how this is all possible.

3:30 p.m. The Riders and Stamps do battle for not-last in the West. News Talk Radio Rider Insider and Green Zone host Jamie Nye with what to look for from both teams.

THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Don't like the Riders right now? How about a second CFL team in Saskatchewan? The Conference Board of Canada's Mario Lefebvre has crunched the numbers and looks at Canada's pro sports scene in 2035.

3:30 p.m. Tomorrow, the award-winning documentary The Invisible War, which exposes the epidemic of rape in the US military, will open in Saskatoon. Oscar-and Emmy-nominated director Kirby Dick joins Richard.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22, 2012

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3:00 p.m. There are plenty of questions about Potash after today's BHP conference call with analysts. Could potash-rich Saskatchewan be on the decline? BHP is reporting a 58 per cent drop in second half profits. Mark Connelly, Credit Agricole USA's head of Global Agriculture research, explains.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Who do you blame for the Roughriders' poor performance? News Talk Radio Rider Insider Jamie Nye on the QB controversy.

3:30 p.m. The Wounded Warriors organization will do a little more than just say thank you to our veterans. This weekend, it will be hosting a weekend getaway in Nipawin for more than 100 Canadian and American veterans. Wounded Warriors founder Wayne Johnston joins Richard.

MONDAY, AUGUST. 20, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Another twist in the Enbridge Pipeline debate. A BC newspaper tycoon is proposing a $13-billion dollar refinery near Kitimat; the first in Canada in 30 years. Roger McKnight, Senior Petroleum Analyst, joins Richard.

3:30 p.m. If your kid snores loudly, you may be on your way to raising a child with behavioural problems. According to neuropsychologist Dr. Dean Beebe with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, snoring in young children may be linked to hyperactivity, attention problems, and depression.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

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3:00 p.m. From banning religous symbols to comparing Quebec children to Asian students, it appears Premier hopefuls aren't afraid to risk almost everything for votes. National Post columnist Chris Selley discusses the seemingly ignorant attitude in Quebec.

3:30 p.m. The Roughriders will try to climb back above the .500 mark in BC this weekend. News Talk Radio Rider Insider Jamie Nye explains what to look out for.

THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2012

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3:00 p.m. There appears to be some dissension within the Mounties. In addition to two BC officers criticizing the RCMP's commissioner, a new group of disgruntled officers is threatening to expose other dirty laundry. Paul Palango, author of Dispersing the Fog, explains this revolt within the RCMP.

3:30 p.m. It was 35 years ago today that the King of Rock and Roll died. The world is gathering in Memphis this week to pay tribute to Elvis Presley. Elvis historian Regina Jackson joins us to describe the scene from Graceland.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Move over British Columbia, Saskatchewan is about to surpass that province as an export powerhouse. Lionel LaBelle, CEO of the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership, explains what we're doing right.

3:30 p.m. Players will be locked out exactly one month from now if the NHL and the Players Union do not reach a collective bargaining agreement. Howard Bloom, Publisher for Sports Business News, explains what both sides are looking for.

TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2012

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3:00 p.m. There appears to be a growing backlash against Quebec in Anglo-Canada. According to an Abacus Data poll, one in four English-speaking Canadians outside of Quebec are willing to give that province the boot. Abacus CEO David Coletto breaks down the numbers.

MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012

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3:00 p.m. Canada may have "Owned the Podium" at the Olympic Games on home soil two years ago, but last week's events in London paint a different picture. Matthew Fisher, foreign affairs columnist with the Postmedia Olympic Team, weighs in on the 8th Olympics he's covered.

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