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Saying farewell to Derek Taylor
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I can't forget the first day we all took our seats on the Morning News set back in Feb. 6, 2012. This was a new journey for our team. It was the first time Global News in Winnipeg would be broadcasting a morning news program. There was a sense of …

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University of Winnipeg approves mandatory indigenous course requirement
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WINNIPEG — All students at the University of Winnipeg will soon be required to take at least one indigenous studies course to be able to graduate. The University of Winnipeg Senate approved the motion Thursday. It was put forth in February by the …

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Children leap from window to escape Winnipeg fire
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Fire crews rescued a woman and two children from the fire at this Young Street apartment block in downtown Winnipeg. Gage Fletcher / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence …

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Firefighters battle blaze on Polson Avenue
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Firefighters spent Saturday evening battling a fire that sparked in a basement in the 200 block of Polson Avenue. Crews were dispatched to the scene around 5 o-clock for reports of smoke in the home. Four people escaped from the flames without injuries.

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Winnipeg sports teams lacking wins
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The Winnipeg Jets and Winnipeg Blue Bombers have combined for six straight losses over the last nine days. Marianne Helm/Getty Images. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the …

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Another power outage in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG — Approximately 1,800 Manitoba Hydro customers are without power after a pole fire at Regent Avenue and Plessis Road. The outage is affecting customers between the CPR main line, Regent Avenue, Sanford Fleming Road and Kildonan …

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Manitoba Liberals dodge internal dispute
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals avoided an internal showdown Saturday by shelving controversial changes to the party's constitution. Corey Shefman, senior adviser to leader Rana Bokhari, withdrew proposed changes at the party's annual general meeting …

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Crews tackle North Kildonan house fire
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Neighbours told Global News the home was engulfed in flames with fire shooting through the roof and windows. Firefighters quickly went into defensive mode. The home directly adjacent was evacuated and firefighters climbed to its rooftop to help combat …

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House fire causes $100000 damage
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WINNIPEG – Fire crews were called to 171 Westgrove Way to fight a fire that spread throughout the house just after 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Fire officials say the blaze started in the kitchen and was contained to the multi-residental home. $100,000 worth of …

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Manitoba extreme cold warnings ended
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WINNIPEG – The bitter cold is settling in once again, just in time for the first day of February. Winnipeggers woke up to -28C feeling like -37 with the wind chill by 9 a.m. Sunday. Winnipeg was under an extreme cold warning along with most of the …

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Northern Lights dance across Manitoba skies
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If you have photos we can add, please email them to winnipeg@globalnews.ca. Jorge V in Winnipeg sent out this tweet about the great end to St. Patrick's Day: Great ending to #StPatricksDay over #winnipeg #manitoba #NorthernLights #AuroraBorealis …

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MPI offers new winter tire loan for drivers
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WINNIPEG – A program intended to help reduce the number of collisions on Winnipeg roads this winter will help drivers buy winter tires. Manitoba Public Insurance created and implemented the new Get a Grip program Monday, offering a low-interest loan …

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Fire crews battle blaze in St. Vital
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WINNIPEG — Four pets died during a blaze in a home on St. Mary's Road Friday afternoon. Fire crews responded to the scene at 12:30 p.m. and fought the fire until late in the afternoon. The home is on the end of a group of adjoining townhouses and is …

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March madness: weather springs wild swings in Winnipeg
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Greg MacKay takes a photo of his feet in his backyard at this time every year since 2012 hit a balmy 19.2 C on March 17. In 2013, the temperature plunged to -27.8 C; in 2014, he had feet of snow to deal with. This year it was a chilly 3.1 C but the …

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Chelsea Carey splits with team
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WINNIPEG — After just one season together Chelsea Carey is parting ways with the Alberta based team made of 3rd Laura Crocker, 2nd Taylor McDonald and lead Jen Gates. Carey made the announcement Tuesday on the teams official Facebook page.

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PHOTOS: Snow vanishes from Manitoba as temperature records fall
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Karen Slippert / Facebook. Do you have photos of the same location from 2014 and 2015? Send them to us at Winnipeg@globalnews.ca and we'll share some. RELATED: Snow buries Winnipegger's weather photo · Global News. © Shaw Media, 2015.

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Dauphin RCMP make high-risk arrest
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WINNIPEG — Dauphin RCMP were out in force to arrest a high-risk suspect Thursday morning. The Dauphin RCMP Major Crime Unit and the “D” Division Emergency Response Team traveled to the RM of Ethlebert to arrest Marc Dorais, 45. Dorais is charged …

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Barb Spencer makes curling a family affair
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“I love playing with them not only because they're my daughters,” said skip Barb Spencer. “But because they're great curlers.” Barb has brought a whole new meaning to mother-daughter bonding by forming a foursome that feature her two oldest girls.

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Power outage leaves hundreds in the dark
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The downed lines at Lagimodiere and Dugald affected 740 customers. Manitoba hydro says an overhead connector failed, causing the outage. The power outage occoured at 12 PM Saturday and was restored within 2 and a half hours. And rural Manitoba …

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Hundreds gather for Labour Day march
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WINNIPEG – For the first time in over a decade, hundreds of workers from Manitoba's Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) marched around Winnipeg this afternoon. The group was celebrating milestones of unions in North American society and …

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Barn fire kills 5 horses near Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – A fire killed five horses and destroyed a barn at Oakbank, Man., early Wednesday morning. The barn was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene at 3:45 a.m., a fire official said. The fire, which may also have killed some …

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Winnipeg Police warn phone call scams on the rise
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WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Police Service says scammers have been convincing victims they owe large amounts of taxes and must pay them off to the suspect. The caller claims to be an associate with “Taxation Canada” and says the victim needs to make a …

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Warmer temperatures ahead in Winnipeg
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Starting March with minus single digit temperatures is a stark contrast to last year when Environment Canada recorded a high of -26C in Winnipeg on the first day of March during a historically cold winter. “Temperatures go up very quickly right now …

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Winnipeg Harvest challenges residents with Poverty Pledge
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Winnipeg Harvest challenges residents with Poverty Pledge, to live on the same budget as someone living on social assistance. Jordan Pearn / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial …

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Bed bug detecting dogs back at work
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WINNIPEG – The sniffing service dogs that were stolen Monday in Winnipeg are back at work Tuesday. Cooper works to sniff out bed bugs at a Manitoba Housing complex but just over 24-hours ago, he was one of 10 bed bug and drug detection dogs that …

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Blue Bombers add local content
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WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers didn't have to look far for their newest receiver. The football club signing Winnipeg product and former Rifles receiver Kurt Goodrich. Goodrich attended the Bombers rookie camp in 2014 before returning to the …

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Pedestrian killed on Long Plain First Nation
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Manitoba – Portage RCMP are investigating a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian early Saturday morning. Officers say the crash happened around 5:30 AM, in the Long Plain First Nation. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The pedestrian …

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Senior dogs get second chance
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WINNIPEG – Some old pups are living out their golden years thanks to one Manitoba woman. For two years Judy Smith has been running Before the Bridge Senior K9 Rescue in Stony Mountain, one of the only rescues in Manitoba catering to senior dogs …

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Boil water advisory issued for Winnipeg after E. coli detected
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WINNIPEG — The entire city of Winnipeg was under a precautionary boil water advisory Tuesday night after testing showed the presence of E. coli in the water supply. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority issued the water advisory just before 5:30 p.m. …

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Ice fishers near Selkirk told to go
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Darrell Kupchik checks out an Amphibex ice breaking machine, soon to hit the Red River. Lorraine Nickel / 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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Mayor breaks down during response to Winnipeg racism article
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WINNIPEG – Mayor Brian Bowman addressed the issue of racism in Winnipeg at a news conference Thursday following the release of a Maclean's cover feature on the subject. Bowman teared up as he talked about his own Metis heritage and how he hopes …

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Bedbug sniffing dogs loose after animal transportation vehicle stolen
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Two dogs are missing after a vehicle left running outside the Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South was stolen. Lorraine Nickel / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence …

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Suspect vehicle crashes, bystanders nab driver in downtown Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG – A suspect vehicle crashed at a downtown intersection following a police pursuit Friday afternoon. “I saw this silver van going through the intersection so I tried to speed up to get through but I guess I wasn't going fast enough,” Lorissa …

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Puppy safe after going missing on flight to Winnipeg
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Bill Friday holds his new Bernese mountain dog, Levon, after the pup finally arrived in Winnipeg Thursday. The dog was lost for several hours Wednesday when WestJet staff failed to remove him from a plane and he ended up in Calgary. Randall Paull …

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Another Manitoba Tory MP not running for re-election
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Kildonan-St. Paul MP Joy Smith announced Tuesday she will not run in the next election. Joysmith.ca. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more …

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Winnipeg EA charged with sexual exploitation, giving student drugs
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A Winnipeg educational assistant is accused of sexually exploiting a teen and giving him drugs and alcohol. Jordan Pearn / Global News file photo. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial …

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Gimli woman killed in Manitoba crash
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WINNIPEG – A young Gimli woman is dead after the car she was driving hit a ditch in the Manitoba Interlake community, RCMP say. The 18-year-old was ejected from her vehicle when it went into the ditch along Highway 231 and rolled just after midnight …

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Manitoba prepared to compromise on heavily criticized university law
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A University of Manitoba official said a proposed law would make post-secondary education "essentially subject to ministerial power." Courtesy University of Manitoba. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without …

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