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A woman phoned this week with a comment on politics.

She had this to say: “Before we vote in the next election we should ask every politician who has been in office if they have cheated on their expense reports.”

The caller says there have been many politicians caught in the last couple of years and she thinks we should see if they can answer correctly before we cast our ballots for them.

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Another caller this week said she is upset the west coast has to fight for everything it gets — including a new regional hospital with proper facilities.

She says the provincial Tory government is finally coming around, but where were they before now?

“Let’s forget the politics of this and get on with it,” she said.

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May is about to start and it’s time to dig out the Old Farmer’s Almanac to see what it is predicting for the month.

The month begins from the first to the seventh with showers and cool but then turning warm. From the eighth to the 12th is should be sunny and cool.

The days from the 13th to the 22nd will feature showers and warm temperatures that will turn cool.

The month ends, according to the almanac, with a few showers and temperatures turning warm.

What’s with all these showers?

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A man who walks Cpl. Pinksen Memorial Drive in Corner Brook has a message for those who felt the need to toss their drink cans, coffee cups and takeout containers out their car windows ... “the snow in the ditches is nearly melted and your litter is still there for you to pick up and dispose of properly

“What is wrong with these people?” he asked.

“There is garbage all along the street.

“It’s shameful,” he said.

Geographic location: Corner Brook

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