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Rumor's Adds Another Show for Comedian Steve-O
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The former “Jackass” star will perform in Winnipeg May 4-8. Due to popular demand, a show has been added for 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4. Tickets are $37 and can be purchased by calling the Rumor's box office at (204) 488-4520. — Staff …

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Snapchat Accounts Re-Post Debauchery at Universities for All to See
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HALIFAX – They are images of dormitory drug use, drunken debauchery and naked selfies — captured by self-destructing photo apps such as Snapchat. But social media images intended to be fleeting, and for a limited group of friends, are taking on a …

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Man Takes Fight Over Airline's Treatment of Overweight Passengers to Court
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Gabor Lukacs is seen at home in Halifax on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan). HALIFAX – An Halifax man who has been a thorn in the side of the airline industry is due in court today to challenge a decision over the way …

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Winnipeg Man Stabbed to Death in Saskatoon
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Police Light An 18-year-old man from Winnipeg was stabbed to death in Saskatoon early Sunday morning. Saskatoon police say they were called to a business shortly after 1 a.m. where they found the man unconscious. He was pronounced deceased at the …

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Fundraiser Gala to Benefit Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
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Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre Gala The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden has accomplished quite a bit in recent years — winning numerous awards and being lauded across the country. An upcoming gala fundraiser will push their efforts …

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Organic by Nature Sweet Peas Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
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OTTAWA – Costco is recalling Organic by Nature brand frozen Organic Sweet Peas due to possible Listeria contamination. The product was sold in 2.5 kg packages at Costco locations in British Colombia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan (UPC code 8 …

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Man Struck and Killed by Semi East of Brandon
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RCMP Crest Logo A 25-year-old man was killed Saturday night after walking into traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Brandon. RCMP say the semi-tractor trailer hit the man at the junction of Highway 1 and PR 110 just before midnight. Two men …

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Four Charged in Round of Marijuana Grow-Op Busts
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Winnipeg Police Crest Winnipeg police have charged four people for allegedly being behind multiple marijuana grow-ops in the city. Police executed search warrants at three residences on April 19. 200 block of Smart Street — 382 marijuana plants were …

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Two Charged in Man's Death in St. Theresa Point
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RCMP Crest Logo Two men are facing manslaughter charges after a 26-year-old man was killed in St. Theresa Point, Manitoba. RCMP were called for a report of an unconscious man on Thursday, where they learned the victim had been involved in an …

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Owners of Polluting VW Vehicles Could Hear Details of Deal in June
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Volkswagen New cars of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen are ready to be shipped at the Volkswagen factory in Emden, Germany, on Sept. 30, 2015. (Ingo Wagner, dpa via AP). TORONTO – Canadian owners of about 100,000 Volkswagen vehicles …

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Johnny Cash Tribute Show Coming to Rainbow Stage
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Johnny Cash – Ring of Fire WINNIPEG — A tribute show honouring the life and career Johnny Cash takes over Rainbow Stage at Kildonan Park this summer. “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash” will see a cast of eight men and women acting, singing and …

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Former WestJet Employee Charged with Fraud, Theft in $250000 Travel Credit Scam
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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). CALGARY – Alberta's organized and serious crimes unit says a former WestJet employee has been charged for allegedly …

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Winnipeg Firefighters Injured in Overnight Wolseley Blaze
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WINNIPEG — Four firefighters were taken to hospital in stable condition early Saturday after an overnight fire at the corner of Maryland Street and Westminster Avenue. Emergency crews responded at around 3:45 a.m. and found the new condominium …

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Wildlife and Trapper Groups Differ Over the Point of Saskatchewan Beaver Derby
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The competition offers cash prizes to hunters or trappers who kill the largest beaver or who come up with the most combined weight in beaver carcasses in 40 days. The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals says the event is inhumane and …

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Pallister Era Begins in Manitoba, But What Can We Expect?
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Brian Pallister Manitoba PC leader and premier-elect Brian Pallister walks to a media conference with his communication staff outside the legislature in Winnipeg, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 the day after his party defeated the NDP with a majority.

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Body of Missing Winnipeg Man Found Outside of City
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The body of a missing Winnipeg man has turned up just northwest of the city a day after he was last seen. William Knowles, 65, was last seen on Wednesday and reported missing on Thursday. Police say his body was located last evening. Knowles was …

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Plenty to Do in Celebrating Earth Day at The Forks
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Earth Day is being marked at The Forks today with a series of free events and programming for the public. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors can learn about The Forks' Target Zero initiatives in their effort to lower the carbon footprint in the area …

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Manulife to Begin Offering Life Insurance to HIV-Positive Canadians
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TORONTO – Manulife says it will now accept life insurance applications from people who are HIV-positive. The insurance company says it's the first in Canada to do so. Manulife says it made the decision after it reviewed the latest mortality and long …

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Bisons' Hockey Inks Three Recruits for 2016-17
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University of Manitoba Bisons The University of Manitoba Bisons have recruited a trio of players for the upcoming 2016-17 men's hockey season. The Bisons welcomed forwards Quintin Lisoway, Kamerin Nault and Nick Zajac to the program on Friday.

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Samantha Stevens Departing QX 104 for Calgary
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The “Brody and Samantha” co-host on QX 104 will host the afternoon drive show on new Calgary country radio station WILD 953. Stevens has been doing mornings on QX for the past four years. She also previously had stints at 92 CITI FM and the former …

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Trial Hears Woman Charged with Hiding Babies' Remains Talked About Self-Aborting
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U-Haul Company security staff walk past storage lockers in Winnipeg on October 21, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). WINNIPEG – The trial of a Winnipeg woman accused of concealing the remains of six infants has been told she hid one …

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Nova Scotia Introduces Law to Regulate Use, Protect Rights of Service Dog Users
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HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia government has introduced legislation that sets out rules for identifying and certifying service dogs. The new law will ensure certified service dog users won't be denied access to public places like grocery stores or buses, …

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Winnipeg Mother Worried About CFS Investigation Over Children in Backyard
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WINNIPEG – A Winnipeg woman says she was reported to and investigated by Child and Family Services simply for letting her children play in her backyard. Jacqui Kendrick, a stay-at-home mom, says a CFS worker showed up unexpectedly in early April, …

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Moose Cut Loose Head Coach Keith McCambridge
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The contract of Manitoba Moose head coach Keith McCambridge won't be renewed for another season. The Winnipeg Jets announced Friday the club would not be bringing McCambridge back for 2016-17. “This morning we informed Keith McCambridge that …

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CAA Rounding Up Old Batteries for Earth Day
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Car Battery Old car batteries, used motor oil and old tires are all things many households may have laying around. And spring is the perfect time of year to get rid of them. To coincide with Earth Day, CAA Manitoba is hosting a roundup of those …

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Hydro Launches Solar Energy Program for Homeowners
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Kelvin Shepherd Manitoba Hydro president and CEO Kelvin Shepherd announces the new Power Smart Solar Energy Program on Friday, April 22, 2016. (CHRISD.CA). WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro is rolling out a new program to help homeowners …

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First Glimpse at Pembina Highway Rehabilitation at Open House
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City of Winnipeg Logo The public will get a chance to see the proposed design for the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue today. The City of Winnipeg is inviting members of the community to an open house at the River …

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Race to Develop Marijuana Breathalyzers Before Canada Legalizes Drug
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Mina Hoorfar University of British Columbia engineering Professor Mina Hoorfar, who helped develop a breathalyzer to detect THC levels among motorists suspected of cannabis-impaired driving, works on a prototype of the device as PhD student …

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Cameras Going Up to Catch Illegal Garbage Dumpers
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High-resolution cameras are starting to go up in problem areas where the City of Winnipeg is seeing illegal dumping. The two-year pilot project was previously approved by city council to help identify vehicles or people responsible for illegal dumping …

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Favourable Weather Playing into City's Mosquito Battle
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Ken Nawolsky, superintendent of the Insect Control Branch, at the city's heliport on Tyne Avenue, Thursday, April 21, 2016. (CHRISD.CA). WINNIPEG — Warmer weather has city crews out earlier than normal this year to get a jump on the mosquito battle.

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Taste California at the Winnipeg Wine Festival
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You don't have to travel to the west coast to get a taste of what it has to offer. California wines are right here in Manitoba for the annual Winnipeg Wine Festival. This year's theme region features more than 149 wines from 40 wineries. “California is …

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Miller to Continue as Manitoba's Highest-Ranking Civil Servant
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Brian Pallister Manitoba PC leader Brian Pallister speaks at his party's election victory party in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Premier Greg Selinger and the NDP to put an end to 16 years of orange power.

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Manitoba Liberal Leader Not Stepping Down After Provincial Election
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Rana Bokhari An emotional Rana Bokhari, leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party, arrives to the Alt Hotel in downtown Winnipeg following the election results on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (MEGAN BENEDICTSON / CHRISD.CA). WINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberal …

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Bombers Quarterback Drew Willy Feeling '100 Per Cent' After Season-Ending Injury
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Drew Willy Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Drew Willy throws the ball during the first half of CFL football action against the B.C. Lions in Vancouver, B.C., on Sept. 13, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward). WINNIPEG – Drew Willy wouldn't …

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'Heartbeats Don't Just Stop:' No Abnormalities in Storage Locker Infants
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U-Haul Vehicles are parked in front of a U-Haul store in Winnipeg, Tuesday, October 21, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods). Dr. Michael Narvey, a director of neonatal research at a children's hospital, told the trial of Andrea Giesbrecht that the …

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New Festival du Voyageur Fundraiser to Spice Things Up
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Le Grand Régal Cajun A new fundraiser in support of Festival du Voyageur will heat up the summer season at Fort Gibraltar. Le Grand Régal Cajun is set for June 23 and will include Cajun-style cuisine for a culinary and cultural twist. Menu fare …

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Winnipeg Airport Receives Carbon Accreditation
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“Winnipeg Airports Authority is committed to monitoring greenhouse gas emissions and developing innovative reduction strategies to continue on our journey towards becoming a carbon neutral facility,” said Barry Rempel, president and CEO of WAA.

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Crushing Housing Pressure Squeezes Attawapiskat Community Ever Harder
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Attawapiskat Teresa Kataquapit, 75, stands in her home which has been deemed not fit for human habitation in the northern Ontario First Nations reserve of Attawapiskat, Ont., on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The intractable housing crisis plaguing …

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