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Comedian Brian Regan to Play the Pantages
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The stand-up comic will bring his 48-city show to the Pantages Playhouse Theatre on Sunday, August 17. Occasionally venturing off the stand-up stage, Regan recently appeared in Jerry Seinfeld's “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” He will also be seen …

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Province to Ban Synthetic Pesticides, With Some Exemptions
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Lawn Pesticide The provincial government has proposed banning some synthetic chemical pesticides, but that doesn't mean your lawn will be defenseless against dandelions. The proposed legislation, which has been talked about for two years, would permit …

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Suspicious Man Approaches Young Boy on Euclid Avenue
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police are warning of a suspicious man who approached a seven-year-old boy in the North Point Douglas area Monday. Police said the man confronted the boy as he was walking home on Euclid Avenue near Hallet Street at …

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Alcohol a Factor in Fatal Collision Near Dauphin: RCMP
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RCMP Crest Logo Dauphin RCMP said alcohol and not wearing a seat belt contributed to the death of a 55-year-old man from Dauphin. RCMP said they were called to the scene on Municipal Road 151, about eight kilometres north of the town, at about 12:20 …

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Canadian Tire Opens New Digital Innovation Centre in Winnipeg
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Canadian Tire VP Eugene Roman with Permier Greg Selninger and Minister Theresa Oswald. (BERNICE PONTINILLA/METRO WINNIPEG). Canadian Tire officially opened its Cloud Nine Digital Innovation Centre in downtown Winnipeg Tuesday. The 28,000 …

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Broken Bells to Play the Burt in August
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Comprised of Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the band will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on Monday, August 4. Burton and the Danger Mouse moniker are celebrating the 10th anniversary of his groundbreaking release, The Grey …

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Downtown BIZ, Voluteers Cleaning Up City Streets
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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has organized an Earth Day Clean-up on Tuesday to make the downtown more clean and vibrant. Local celebrities will join more than 300 business and community members to pick up litter during two …

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Winnipeg Marks 4/20 with Rally at Legislature
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Hundreds of people gather at the Manitoba legislature on Sunday, April 20, 2014 to smoke marijuana during the annual 4/20 celebrations. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA). 420 – Marijuana. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA). The grounds of the Manitoba …

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Jennifer Jones Wins 10th Grand Slam at Players' Championship
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Team Jennifer Jones after winning the Players' Championship in Summerside, PEI on Sunday, April 20, 2014. (SPORTSNET). Winnipeg's Jennifer Jones and her curling teammates were victorious over the weekend at the Players' Championship in …

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Water Levels, Ice Rising on the Red River
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Ice flowing up the Red River has increased water levels as the crest is expected to reach Winnipeg by either Tuesday or Wednesday. James Avenue recorded a level of 17.45 feet on Monday morning after an ice jam caused a spike in levels Sunday at 18.9 …

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Winnipeg Transit Website Down For Some Users: City
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The City of Winnipeg says their transit website is currently down for some users, but it's still accessible. The CIty says people who are unable to get through to the website from winnipegtransit.com should go to the city's website, winnipeg.ca, and …

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to RWB's 'Mixed Programme'
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ChrisD.ca and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet want to send you to see a Mixed Programme performance — three ballets in one night. In partnership with Culture on Every Corner, we have a pair of tickets (two total) to give away to the show on May 7 at the …

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Journey to Churchill to Open July 3, Zoo Prices to Rise Same Day
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An artist's drawing of Gateway to the Arctic in the Journey to Churchill exhibit. (HANDOUT). The highly-anticipated Journey to Churchill exhibit will open at Assiniboine Park Zoo on July 3. The exhibit will feature new polar bear, arctic fox, muskox …

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Human Rights Museum Wins 'Best Project' Award
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WINNIPEG — The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has been recognized by the Engineering-News Record with the 2014 Global Best Project Award. The museum won in the cultural category, and is the first large-scale project in Canada to use 3D …

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Keeping an Eye on the Rising Red
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A passerby snaps a photograph of a temporary ice jam on the Red River along Lyndale Drive on Sunday, April 20, 2014. The Red River is expected to crest mid-week and measured 16.8 feet at James Avenue on Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA).

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'Prairie Jam Music Festival' to Play Winnipeg in August
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A one-day country music festival in Winnipeg this summer will be headlined by the Zac Brown Band. The Prairie Jam Music Festival will be held at Investors Group Field on Sunday, August 10. Other acts include Walk Off The Earth, Thompson Square, Kira …

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VIDEO: CN Train Derails South of Winnipeg
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Five CN railcars derailed from their track south of Winnipeg on Sunday in St. Norbert. The accident occurred just before 1 p.m. as the train was heading south. The cars were carrying plastic pellets, steel pipe and lumber at the time. Ted Kuryluk …

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Flooded Basement Evacuates Winnipeg Nursing Home
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WINNIPEG — A personal care home in St. Vital was evacuated early Sunday morning after water flooded the facility's basement. Eighty-six residents were moved out of Golden Links Lodge on St. Mary's Road after a suspected water main break occurred at …

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Teen Dies After Being Injured in North End
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police are investigating an Easter weekend homicide after a 17-year-old male was found injured in the North End. The teen was found shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday in the area of Dufferin Avenue and Salter Street suffering …

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Winnipegger Darcy Oake Wows 'Britain's Got Talent'
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It takes a lot to impress Simon Cowell, but a Winnipeg man competing on “Britain's Got Talent” stunned the former “American Idol” judge with his impressive magic act. Darcy Oake, son of CBC sportscaster Scott Oake, wanted to be a doctor growing up but …

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'Skills Camp' Awards $8K to Manitoba Startups
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Innovate Manitoba Three Manitoba entrepreneurs have been awarded $8,000 in cash and in-kind prizes by the province to give their startup businesses a boost. The winning businesses, Shut Ur Pie Hole, Prairie Skyline Ventures and Unwind Massage …

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