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Forecasters say latest flood outlook is positive
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WINNIPEG– Despite massive amounts of snow still on the ground, flood forecasters expect high water will not be a significant issue in southern Manitoba this spring. The second flood outlook of the season predicts a normal levels. “We may or may not …

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School recycling teams deserve cheers for their work
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I have a newfound appreciation for recycling teams, like the one at Sisler High School. Before spending time with a few of the students on the school's Recycling Team and Lauren Sawchuk , the energetic teacher in charge of the group, I didn't give much …

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Formerly feuding Bachman-Turner Overdrive joke after Juno honour
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WINNIPEG – The relationship between Bachman-Turner Overdrive's four core members was once so frosty, the band couldn't even agree long enough to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. But that long-awaited honour finally came at …

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Winter storm headed for southeastern Manitoba: weather warnings
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The Winnipeg forecast is for cloud and periods of snow and blowing snow in the morning and a high of -9 C. Snowfall of two to four centimetres will be accompanied by 50 km/h north winds gusting to 70 km/h. The blizzard warning for later this morning …

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RCMP called to Stonewall hockey game
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WINNIPEG-RCMP were called to a minor hockey game Sunday afternoon. The match was between the Stonewall and Dog Creek First Nations girls hockey team. Stonewall RCMP say a referee was struck by a 14-year-old player and parents were fighting in …

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Your Manitoba: March
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Fans get up close with Juno artists
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WINNIPEG – Juno Awards weekend started off with a bang Saturday. Hundreds of Canadian music fans packed St. Vital Centre and lined up to meet their favorite stars at Juno Fan Fare. “We're in love with Tegan and Sara, they're our favorite, I'm shaking,” …

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Manitoba looks at forcing pharmacies to disclose fees
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba is exploring becoming one of the first provinces in Canada to force pharmacies to disclose how much people have to pay to get their prescriptions filled. The NDP government is facing pressure from supporters to get pharmacies to …

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Pavelec still not fan of shootout
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The Winnipeg Jets (29-26-6) goalie has had little success in the shootout before this season, winning just eight times in 22 games decided by penalty shots. His record this season though is much better. Pavelec stopped three of four attempts in the …

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Canadian speedskater Cindy Klassen inaugurates West Bank women's gym
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Canadian speedskater Cindy Klassen, a six-time Olympic medallist, has helped inaugurate a US$1.2 million indoor gym for Palestinian women in the biblical town of Bethlehem. Women's participation in sports is still relatively unusual in Palestinian …

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Manitoba's Stoughton remains undefeated at Brier
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University of Manitoba downs UBC for CIS volleyball title
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UBC entered the gold-medal final having won the last six national titles, tied with Winnipeg and Alberta for the longest streak in CIS women's volleyball history. The Thunderbirds were the top seed going into this weekend's tournament after sweeping …

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Taps run dry in even more Winnipeg homes
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As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 616 properties waiting for city crews to come clear clogged pipes, up from 537 a day earlier. “I just about cried because they are saying it's now a 20-day wait,” said Melanie Fraser. The Elmwood resident's water …

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Manitoba's white whale: province eyes better beluga protection
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba is promising increased protection for one of the largest populations of beluga whales in the world as shipping traffic is poised to increase through their summer home in western Hudson Bay. NDP Conservation Minister Gord Mackintosh …

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Winnipeg girls fills backpacks with warmth for less fortunate
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WINNIPEG – Callie and her mother, Crystal, have been hard at work stockpiling winter necessities for Winnipeg's less fortunate. “We see a lot of people who are probably homeless and they all have backpacks,” said Callie, who wishes to keep her last …

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Man injured in Forks robbery
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Police found three suspects in the area. A 23-year-old man has been charged with robbery and is being held at the Winnipeg Remand Centre; a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old have been charged with robbery and released on a promise to appear in court.

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Winnipeggers struggle to start cars after frigid weekend
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WINNIPEG – Many drivers are calling for help Monday morning because their cars won't start after a frigid weekend. “It feels like déjà-vu from December,” said Liz Peters, CAA Manitoba's communications manager. “So many people's batteries are kaput.”.

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Van explodes in grocery store parking lot
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“There's quite a few number of vehicles, the extent of the fire damage I believe it was four vehicles in the proximity of it,” fire chief Ted Kuryluk said. Vehicle explodes in parking lot on Sargent Ave. in Winnipeg on Monday, March 3, 2014. Instagram …

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Bombers acquire QB from Tiger-Cats, release Goltz
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WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers acquired quarterback Brian Brohm from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Monday for a conditional pick in the 2015 CFL draft. The club also released quarterback Justin Goltz. Brohm appeared in one exhibition game last …

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Hosts named for March 30 Juno Awards in Winnipeg
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TORONTO – Classified, Johnny Reid and Serena Ryder were revealed early Tuesday as co-hosts of the Juno Awards, which will be held in Winnipeg on March 30. Classified, a platinum-selling hip hop artist, was a 2013 Juno Award winner. Reid is a …

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Expansion on tap for local brewery
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WINNIPEG — Half Pints Brewing Company has doubled the amount of beer it can brew in its Winnipeg plant. The local brewery added four new fermenting tanks to its equipment on Tuesday. “It's been three years in the waiting, so yeah, it's kind of nice …

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Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre back to normal after spill
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WINNIPEG – Some 500 staff and patients have returned to Health Sciences Centre following a chemical spill. Officials at the Health Sciences Centre say 50 gallons of formalin, a liquid similar to formaldehyde, spilled on the fourth floor of the …

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Lauded elsewhere, STARS troubled in Manitoba
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WINNIPEG – The helicopter ambulance service known as STARS has been lauded in Alberta for decades as an essential life-saver, but has been criticized and even grounded in Manitoba over patient care concerns. The reasons for the difference are far from …

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Province promises "Meat and Potatoes" budget Thursday
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WINNIPEG– Manitoba's Finance Minister Jennifer Howard purchased a $35 necklace, rather than a customary pair of shoes Tuesday, two days before the provincial budget is unveiled. Like the new jewelry– all indications are it'll be a modest budget this year.

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Manitoba First Nations bet on northern casino
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A date for the opening has not been set, but the organization said construction will move along quickly. The casino is expected to create about 140 jobs and will be similar in size to facilities in The Pas and downtown Winnipeg. The assembly plans to …

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Juno Awards bring Winnipeg road closures, music – and hockey
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WINNIPEG – The Junos are taking over Winnipeg this weekend ahead of the gala awards ceremony at the MTS Centre on Sunday night. Stages across the city will host Junofest performers, Portage Avenue, the city's main downtown thoroughfare, will be …

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More water woes for Winnipeggers
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WINNIPEG – At least two more water mains burst Friday, adding more work to hard pressed city crews. The breaks happened on St. Matthews Avenue near Telfer Street and on Edmonton Street close to Ellice Avenue. “They have the water turned off,” said …

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Winnipeg gives residents address-specific info on frozen pipes
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WINNIPEG – City residents wondering whether their homes are at risk of frozen pipes or if they should do anything to prevent the problem can now find address-specific information online. The city's online information service now supplies information …

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Winnipeggers go makeup free for new selfie viral craze
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People — mostly women — have been posting “selfies” — pictures they take of themselves — without makeup on. The craze is most popular in the U.K., where it's being used to raise awareness and money for cancer, but now it's catching on in Canada.

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Temporary water hoses could freeze this weekend
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WINNIPEG – City officials are urging residents to keep an eye on their temporary hose lines as the temperature is set to drop again this weekend. Carter Berezay has one of the 579 temporary hoses pumping water from his neighbour's house to his.

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Millions in cash seized in traffic stops in Manitoba
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The stacks of 20, 50 and 100 dollar bills displayed on a table at RCMP headquarters in Winnipeg will be given to police forces and victims' services organizations through the province's Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund, officials said. “These are some …

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Manitoba ice-breaking breaks new ground
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SELKIRK, Man. – Long before many Manitobans dared to hope that spring would end their brutally cold winter, 28 hearty people donned floatation suits and made their way onto the Red River north of Winnipeg. The crew is on the front lines of the province …

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Fleetwood Mac to play Winnipeg in November
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In a Monday, Jan. 18, 1993 file photo, the rock group Fleetwood Mac, reuniting after 13 years apart, performs during the American Gala evening at the Capital Centre in Landover, Md. Amy Sancetta / The Associated Press …

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Winnipeg jazz duo earns Juno Awards recognition
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WINNIPEG – Musicians Erin Propp and Larry Roy hope their Juno nomination for best vocal jazz album will introduce more people to their music. “We need to let more people know about that music that we're doing, about her singing and her voice,” Roy said.

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Wheat Kings Jayce Hawryluk remains in hospital
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The Western Hockey League's Brandon Wheat Kings updated the condition of forward Jayce Hawryluk Thursday afternoon, releasing a statement that the 17-year-old from Roblin, Manitoba continues to undergo medical tests to determine what caused him to …

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Garbage woes could end Emterra's contract
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WINNIPEG – Trash is piling up and both BFI and Emterra collection crews are having a hard time keeping up. City councillors are losing patience with the City's primary garbage collector, Emterra, and are starting to talk about cancelling it's five-year …

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Brandon hockey star collapses after game
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Serena Ryder ready for big role at Juno Awards
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