Wednesday 20 June

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Let Family Say ‘Bye To Death Sentence Dog!
For our first phone in: I want to know what you make of the family barred from saying goodbye to their pet dog due to be executed any day now because he’s deemed dangerous despite the fact he’s never bitten anyone. Belfast Council has blocked all attempts by the Barnes family to say farewell. Should they show a little more compassion?

We’ll take plenty of calls on that before it’s over to Marco for the rest of the day’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Maternity: Leave Me Alone!
Then: Maternity: Leave me alone! Lowri set the ball rolling on this yesterday when she said women shouldn’t see maternity leave as a holiday, you should expect to keep a toe in with work. Simple question: should you?

Part 6: Ease Drug Penalties For Youngsters
After that: Ease drug penalties for youngsters? The latest government drug tsar worries busting those in their late teens for drugs only serves to wreck the rest of their life. Better to ban them from driving for a bit instead. I can see his point but why spare only youngsters from the weight of the law? Surely if you remove the fear of punishment. There’ll be nothing to stop youngsters getting high as kites?

Part 7: Too Dim To Shop
And finally: Too dim to shop - a chance to hear what you think of those clothes shops so badly lit you need a torch to see what you’re buying? Why do they making shopping so damn difficult. Maybe a boycott might help them see the light?

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