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Police Warn of Increase in Counterfeit Bills
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Winnipeg police are alerting the public and businesses to an increase in counterfeit Canadian currency being passed around. Counterfeit replicas of the newer polymer series $20 and $100 denominations are the most common police have been seeing.

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13 Firearms Stolen from Dauphin Home
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RCMP Crest Logo RCMP are investigating after 13 firearms were stolen from a home in Dauphin, Manitoba on Monday. The break-in occurred sometime between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. with both pistols and rifles being stolen. A large metal gun safe was also …

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Man, 69, Killed by Tractor Near Roblin
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RCMP Crest Logo A 69-year-old man was killed on Monday when he attempted to get into the cab of a rolling tractor. RCMP say the accident happened on a farm in the RM of Cartwright near Roblin, Manitoba at around 8 p.m.. The man was trying to assist the …

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Kenny Shields, Charley Pride Playing Club Regent
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WINNIPEG — Country stars Kenny Shields and Charley Pride are set to play the Club Regent Event Centre in the coming months. Shields will play August 26 at 8 p.m. with Streetheart and The Headpins. Tickets start at $35 and go on sale May 5 at 10 a.m..

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Jonathan Hefney Signs One-Day Contract to Retire as Blue Bomber
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Jonathan Hefney (23) leaps over BC Lions' J.R. LaRose during the first half of their CFL game in Winnipeg on Thursday, July 28, 2011. (FRED GREENSLADE / REUTERS). Defensive back Jonathan Hefney has signed a one-day …

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Manitoba's New Tory Premier Brian Pallister Sworn in; Names 12-Member Cabinet
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Brian Pallister Caucus Manitoba premier-designate Brian Pallister addresses his Progressive Conservative caucus Wednesday, April 27, 2016 for the first time since winning the provincial election. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert). WINNIPEG – Brian …

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Desiree Scott to Highlight Bison's Soccer Fundraising Dinner
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Desiree Scott practices with the rest of Team Canada in Winnipeg on Monday, May 5, 2014. (CHRISD.CA FILE). Canadian national soccer star Desiree Scott will be the guest speaker at the first annual Bison Women's Soccer Scholarship Fundraising and …

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'No Shortage of Stories:' North's Past, Present and Future Found in Comic Books
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Arctic Comics Thirty years after amazing and entertaining audiences at Expo 86, “Arctic Comics” with its mythological heroes, tall tales and meditations on what it means to be Inuit is back. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-McNally Robinson Books). It was one of …

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Pride Winnipeg Unveils Grand Marshal, Headlining Acts
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Pride Winnipeg Details for this year's Pride Winnipeg Festival have been announced, setting the tone for 10 days of celebrations to mark the 29th annual event. Grand marshal Gayle Pruden will lead the Pride Parade this year. The Ojibwe, two-spirit …

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Tories to Vote in Myrna Driedger as House Speaker
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The Charleswood MLA-elect would be the fourth woman speaker since 1871 in Manitoba if elected. Party leader Brian Pallister will be sworn in as premier on Tuesday at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, along with his cabinet. The role of Speaker …

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'Book of Mormon' Returning to Concert Hall This Fall
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The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the …

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Two Charged in Death of Missing Thompson Man
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The body of Nicholas Brophy, 19, was discovered on April 26 after he was reported missing on September 9. Justin Noah Baker, 19, and Zach Edwin Linklater, 22, both of Thompson, have been charged with first-degree murder and remain in custody.

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Water Meter Readers Visiting Winnipeg Homes
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City of Winnipeg water meter staff will begin making their rounds to households on Wednesday, May 4. Meter readers will visit homes between 2:30 p.m. and dusk. Each reader will have photo identification, be carrying a hand-held computer and wearing a …

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Bisons' DJ Lalama Invited to NY Giants Mini-Camp
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Manitoba Bisons – UBC Thunderbirds Manitoba Bisons' DJ Lalama (25) and Kienan LaFrance (27) celebrate a 1st Quarter TD against the UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday, September 20, 2014. (CHRISD.CA FILE). Manitoba Bison linebacker DJ Lalama has …

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US Stops Trying to Ban Trade in Polar Bears at International Talks
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Polar Bear A polar bear sits along the shore of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Man. in a Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007 file photo. Inuit hunters may have brought down their biggest quarry ever.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to stop pushing for an …

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Charge Dropped Against 'Trailer Park Boys' Actor Mike Smith in Los Angeles
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Trailer Park Boys The Trailer Park Boys John Paul Tremblay, as Julian, left, Mike Smith, as Bubbles, centre, and Robb Wells, as Ricky, right, pose for a photograph in Toronto on Thursday, November 27, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette).

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BCE to Buy MTS in Friendly Deal Worth $3.9 Billion
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George Cope, president and CEO of BCE Inc., addresses the company's annual meeting Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Montreal. BCE Inc. has a friendly deal to buy Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in a deal they value at $3.9 billion. (THE CANADIAN …

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Switch to Jail Uniforms Takes Away Pride and Dignity, Inmate Says
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Kevin Roberts – Inmate Inmate Kevin Roberts is shown at Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's, N.L. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Inmates at the penitentiary started wearing standard-issue jumpsuits, shorts, T-shirts, underwear and sneakers this year …

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Work to Begin on Sturgeon Road Twin Bridges
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The city will make repairs to the northbound bridge deck, and final landscape restoration will be completed. The work is to repair premature deteriorating concrete, which is a warranty job covered by the contractor. Repairs are expected to be completed …

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A Justin Trudeau Joke in Obama's Last White House Correspondents' Dinner Roast
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Barack Obama President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Obama squeezed in a Justin Trudeau joke at his final White House …

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One Winning Ticket for Saturday Night's $21 Million Lotto 6/49 Jackpot
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Lotto 6/49 TORONTO – A single winning ticket was sold for the $21 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6/49 draw. The ticket was purchased somewhere on the Prairies. The grand prize for the next Lotto 6/49 draw on Wed,. May 4, will be $5 million.

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Cost of Domestic Flights Remains at a Six-Year Low: Statistics Canada
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WestJet A WestJet aircraft is pictured on the tarmac in Ottawa on Thursday, July 2, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick). The average domestic airfare on major Canadian airlines remained at a six-year low in the third quarter of 2015, according …

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New Orleans Select Bisons Lineman David Onyemata in NFL Draft
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David Onyemata, of the University of Manitoba, holds the J.P. Metras Trophy as the most outstanding down lineman of the year during CIS Awards gala, Thursday, November 26, 2015 in Quebec City. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot). CHICAGO …

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Three Killed in Vehicle That Crashed and Caught Fire in Manitoba
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RCMP Crest Logo Three people were killed Saturday after the vehicle they were in crashed and caught fire on a Manitoba first nation. Emergency crews were called to Opaskwayak Cree Nation at around 6:30 a.m. to find a single vehicle on fire. Three …

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Missing Thompson Man's Remains Found, Case Now a Homicide
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RCMP have located remains belonging to a 19-year-old Thompson man who went missing last fall and are treating the death as a homicide. Nicholas Brophy was last seen the evening of September 8, 2015 in Thompson. Police found human remains in an …

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Cuts Keep on Coming to Neepawa: Jackman-Atkinson
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NEEPAWA, Man. — What's $16,900 in a budget of more than $7.6 million? Not much, not even one percent. But for many Neepawa organizations, it's a lot. Last week, the town of Neepawa unveiled its preliminary budget and among the road repairs and …

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Centennial Centre Revamp Focus of New Study
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A study looking at the future of Winnipeg's theatre and arts district will set the groundwork for future redevelopment. The Manitoba Centennial Centre has hired PSAstudio for Architecture + Urban Design with Sinclair van Nostrand Architects + Planners …

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Red Cross Recognizing Manitoba's 'Humanitarian of the Year'
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The Canadian Red Cross has opened up nominations to identify Manitobans deserving of that very honour. “Each year, the Canadian Red Cross is proud to honour Manitobans who have harnessed the power of humanity to improve the lives of individuals at …

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Ryan Reynolds Pens Goodbye to Young Cancer Patient in Edmonton
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Ryan Reynolds Actor Ryan Reynolds is shown Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in New York. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). EDMONTON – Actor Ryan Reynolds has posted an emotional goodbye on Facebook to a boy in Edmonton who has …

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Search for Catherine Curtis Turns to Waterways
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Police say the dive unit is now focusing on waterways in west Winnipeg as part of their efforts. They are also asking members of the public to search their own properties in the event Curtis has suffered a medical emergency. Curtis is described as …

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Winnipeg Credit Union Shredding Personal Documents
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Walter Schurko empties his personal documents to be shredded during last year's Free Personal Shred Day Walter Schurko empties his personal documents to be shredded during an event on Henderson Highway. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE).

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Sponsors Step Up for 2017 Canada Summer Games
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2017 Canada Summer Games The 2017 Canada Summer Games host society received some major backing on Friday with commitments from several major sponsors. James Richardson & Sons, Limited will hop on board as the premier sponsor.

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Federal Officials Sing Different Tune Than Liberals on F-35 Post-Election
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F-35 A pre-production model of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is shown in a file photo. (Northrop Grumman/Associated Press). OTTAWA – The Trudeau Liberals may have promised to exclude the F-35 from the competition to replace the air force's aging CF-18 …

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Driver Takes Off After Girl Hit by Van in Dauphin
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RCMP Crest Logo Manitoba RCMP are looking for the driver of a blue van after a girl was struck on Thursday evening. Three girls were crossing the 100 block of Main Street South when one of them was hit by the northbound van at around 6:40 p.m. The …

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Steve Ashton Not Ruling Out Another Run for Manitoba NDP Leadership
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Steve Ashton speaks to The Canadian Press in Winnipeg on Friday, April 29, 2016. Longtime Manitoba cabinet minister Steve Ashton is not ruling out another run for the party leadership, despite losing his seat in the April 19 provincial election. Ashton …

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Two Winnipeg Fires Suspected to Be Arson
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The first fire broke out in a detached garage Wednesday morning in the 500 block of Oakland Avenue in North Kildonan. Police believe the fire started when a discarded sofa was set on fire at the rear of the garage. The fire spread to the garage …

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Winnipeg Teen Running to Support 'Drag the Red'
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A 17-year-old Winnipeg girl is lacing up to run 445 kilometres in support of Drag the Red. Kayleen McKay will start her journey in Duck Bay, Manitoba and end up at the Alexander Docks in Winnipeg. McKay lost a family member to suicide last July and …

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Football Writer Ed Tait Joins Blue Bombers
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Veteran football writer Ed Tait has joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as the club's director of content. Tait spent the last 29 years working for the Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg Sun and Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Tait's new role will have him reporting …

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Students Cleaning Up West End Streets
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West End Biz The West End should be sparkling by the time 300 students are done with it today. Students from General Wolfe and Isaac Brock schools are filling hundreds of bags full of garbage and recyclables from West End walkways, boulevards and parks …

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Teen Charged After Police Chopper Hit with Laser Light
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A 16-year-old boy has been charged after the Winnipeg police helicopter was struck by a laser light on Wednesday. Air 1 was on patrol in the area of Salter Street and Selkirk Avenue when a beam of light hit it approximately five times at around 10 p.m …

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Officers Investigated After Woman Claims Assault
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Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba – IIU Two Winnipeg police officers are being investigated after a 19-year-old woman alleges she was assaulted while in custody. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba began their investigation on April …

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