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Hundreds of Winnipeg fire hydrants don't work
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Documents obtained by Global News through a Freedom of Information request show 401 fire hydrants are inoperable and some have been out of service for a decade. Randall Paull. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff …

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RCMP confirm investigation into city police HQ project
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WINNIPEG – RCMP officers executed a search warrant Wednesday at the offices of a company involved in Winnipeg's controversial new police headquarters renovation project. RCMP cruisers were parked in front of Caspian Projects at 2245 McGillivray …

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers fire defensive coach Gary Etcheverry
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WINNIPEG – Defensive co-ordinator Gary Etcheverry has been fired by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after just a single season with the club. “Obviously a decision like this is a very difficult one to make on many levels,” said Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea.

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Shoal Lake First Nation protesters want better access
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WINNIPEG – Protesters from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation met Monday afternoon at the Manitoba Legislature as city and provincial officials met inside. The protesters want funding to build a 25-kilometre all-weather road that would allow safer travel to …

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Wylie returns to Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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Bob Wylie returns to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to "oversee the development of the team's offensive line." Oakland Raiders. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you …

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Train derails in Manitoba's Whiteshell Provincial Park
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WINNIPEG – Canadian National Railway crews were cleaning up a train derailment in Manitoba's Whiteshell Provincial Park Wednesday morning. There are no dangerous goods in the 12 train cars that derailed at about 5 p.m. Tuesday near Brereton Lake, …

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New polar bears settling into Assiniboine Park Zoo
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The Assiniboine Park Zoo is housing two polar bear cubs rescued from the Hudson Bay coastline. Assiniboine Park Zoo. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd …

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WATCH: Winnipegger Darcy Oake's disappearance keeps him on 'BGT'
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A polished, surprising illusion took Winnipeg magician Darcy Oake to the next stage in the Britain's Got Talent competition on Monday night. The 26-year-old Winnipegger, who made it to the show's semi-finals by making doves appear, moved on by making …

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Stranger sexually assaults woman seeking help with flat tire
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RCMP released this composite sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a woman seeking help with a flat tire, police said. Manitoba RCMP. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the …

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Battery powered buses hit the road in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG — Battery powered buses, charged at giant plug-in stations, will begin plying a regular Winnipeg Transit route. Officials showed off the technology Thursday at Richardson International Airport. Winnipeg bus maker New Flyer industries says “up …

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Entrepreneurs come up with bright ideas in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG –Developers, designers, and those with bright ideas joined together for the sixth Ramp Up Weekend. The weekend is a 55 hour marathon to develop innovative products. “It's intense and there's a lot of stress and pressure,” said Patty Romeo, …

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Gas prices drop below $1 per litre in Winnipeg
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The price of gas at two Domo stations in Winnipeg dropped below $1 per litre on Thursday. Gage Fletcher / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd …

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Proposed expressway would bypass Headingley
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Officials revealed plans Monday for the four lane, divided expressway to be called PTH 190. It would start at PTH 26 near St. Francois Xavier and go north of the Trans-Canada Highway until it connects with the existing CentrePort Canada Way at the …

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Manitoba questioned over job numbers
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From left: Doug McNeil, deputy minister of infrastructure and transportation, Premier Greg Selinger and Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announce plans for new flood protection measures on Wednesday. Dan Grummett / Global News …

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Police use chopper to nab break and enter suspect
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Police were able to use their helicopter to stop a break-in and arrest a suspect Friday evening. Winnipeg Police Service. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you …

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New kids concussion centre to open in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – A new program in Winnipeg will offer specialized research and treatment for kids who suffer concussions. The Pan Am Concussion Program is to open this fall and is expected to see as many as 30 children and teenagers every week. It will be at …

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CFL Combine up next for Bisons' Gill
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WINNIPEG – CFL hopefuls will get to strut their stuff later this week at the CFL Combine. It's a gruelling three days of not only physical testing but mental as well for the top draft eligible players. Ranked sixth by the CFL scouting bureau, Winnipeg …

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Manitoba considers Russian booze ban
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The Manitoba government is considering removing Russian alcohol from provincial liquor stores. Russian Standard Vodka is one of the products carried. Eugene Gologursky / Getty Images. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial …

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Frost continues to sink deeper into ground in Winnipeg
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“We're continuing to look for neighbourhoods or blocks of homes that may be at risk and continuing to issue notifications,” said Diane Sacher, the director of the city's water and waste department. The last time there was a wide-scale frozen pipe …

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Robin Thicke won't attend Junos
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WINNIPEG — It wasn't a petition that kept Robin Thicke from going to the 2014 Junos, it was his voice. The multiple Juno award-nominee won't be attending or performing at the Canadian music event because he has been placed on mandatory vocal rest.

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Manitobans seizing the NHL moment
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Chicago Blackhawks captain and Winnipegger Jonathan Toews has scored three goals so far these playoffs — all of them game winners. Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any …

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False alarm in River Heights bomb scare
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A military-style ammunition box that sparked a bomb scare on Academy Road in Winnipeg on Wednesday. Randall Paull / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor.

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Red River College bomb threat prompts heightened police presence
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A bomb threat prompted an extensive investigation and heightened security at Red River College's Notre Dame Avenue campus on Friday. Gage Fletcher / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any …

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Fishers, boaters protest planned harbour closures on Lake Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – Four popular harbours on Lake Winnipeg could close later this month as part of the province's fight against zebra mussels. Gimli, Winnipeg Beach, Balsam Bay and Arnes harbours will close for three to four weeks if the Manitoba government …

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Evan Gill sets the record straight
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When he chose a career in professional football, Winnipegger Evan Gill didn't expect his first big job to be putting out a fire. But that's what he has had to do since a news report on Monday. Story continues below …

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Goldeyes' Amos axed
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WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Goldeyes made their final cuts today and longtime infielder Amos Ramon was one of the casualties. The 30-year-old Ramon played four seasons with the Goldeyes and had moved to Winnipeg full-time. He appeared in 179 games …

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Historic Starbuck church destroyed by fire
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A raging fire tore through a 110-year old church in Starbuck, Man. Friday,turning the historic building into a pile of ash. The only part of the more than century old United Church left standing, was the front foyer. starbuck fire front. Fire fighters …

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Rights museum reveals admission costs
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WINNIPEG – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights says its admission prices are comparable to a trip to the movies, the Assiniboine Park Zoo, or pizza at home with the family. When doors finally open September 20th, here's what it will cost to step inside:.

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Winnipeg's zoo looking for savings after costly winter
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The Journey to Churchill exhibit under construction at the Assiniboine Park Zoo is slated to open in 2014. Megan Batchelor / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the …

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Manitoba Tory leader makes tax promises
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Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister says he'll index tax brackets to the rate of inflation if he wins the next election. Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister …

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for southeast Manitoba, Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – Environment Canada says severe thunderstorm conditions are possible in southeastern Manitoba on Friday afternoon. Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that could produce damaging wind gusts, …

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20 PHOTOS: Dramatic sky gets Manitobans grabbing their cameras
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We had so many amazing photos submitted to us on Facebook and via email, we had to put them together in a gallery so everyone could enjoy the beauty. Thanks for sending us your moments. shelley-desrosiers-Ste-Genevieve-email. Trees stand in relief …

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Crews battle house fire in Sturgeon Creek
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Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Muriel Avenue around 8 p.m. Thick smoke could be seen billowing from the house. Fire officials on scene said the blaze started in the basement of the house. The one person living inside the home got out on …

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Manitoba Liquor Mart strike possible after workers reject contract
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Manitoba Liquor Mart employees will vote starting next week on whether they'll back up contract demands with a strike. Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor.

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Great Big Sea front man releases new book
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WINNIPEG — Alan Doyle has found amazing success with Great Big Sea for more than two decades and now he's taking on a different industry with his memoir Where I Belong. Doyle was raised in Newfoundland in the tiny fishing village of Petty Harbour …

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Winter blast in Winnipeg
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According to Environment Canada, winds were blowing at over 60 km/h all afternoon. At 1:00 p.m. winds were gusting at 66 km/h from the north making the -8 temperature feel like -20. The city's rivers were also covered in a blanket of snow. There is a …

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Harper family thankful teen survived Winnipeg attack
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Rinelle Harper, here in an Instagram photo, was found on the Winnipeg Riverwalk after she was seriously assaulted and ended up in the Red River. Rinelle Harper / Instagram. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff …

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Winnipeg police name teenage victim of brutal sex assault
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Officers released the identity of a teenage girl who was violently sexually assaulted and left for dead in the frigid water of the Assiniboine River in Winnipeg, hoping to stir anyone with information to come forward. Rinelle Harper, 16, was out with …

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