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Gene Simmons banned from local station after controversial statement
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WINNIPEG-A popular Winnipeg rock radio station has decided it will no longer play any music by KISS after comments made by Gene Simmons on mental health and suicide surfaced. Power 97 host, TJ Connors, first tweeted #BanGene after he read the …

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Teen drowns in southern Manitoba park
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RCMP say a 15 year old boy has died after going under the water in St. Malo Provincial Park. File/Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to …

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Steeves to stay in mayoral race
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Gord Steeves announces he will stay in mayoral race after controversial comments made by his wife on Facebook surface. 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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Wife of mayoral candidate apologizes for "drunken natives" comments
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WINNIPEG – The campaign for mayoral candidate, Gord Steeves, took an unwanted turn Friday when controversial comments made by his wife on Facebook four years ago, resurfaced on social media. In the February, 2010 post, Lorrie Steeves' wrote she …

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers take on defending Grey Cup champs
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Drew Willy of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers prepares to throw against the Ottawa RedBlacks on July 3 in Winnipeg. Marianne Helm / Getty Images. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by …

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Winnipeg's Kildonan Place mall changes hands
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Ivanhoe Cambridge and Sears Canada announced Wednesday morning that the north Winnipeg mall is being sold to H&R Real Estate Investment Trust. The mall is being sold for $138.5 million. The sale is expected to close on Sept. 17, a news release said.

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Watch: Winnipeg drunk driver sentenced live for fatal crash
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WINNIPEG – Adam Langan was sentenced to 4.5 years minus a pretrial credit of 17 months on Thursday for impaired driving causing death. Judge Kelly Moar sentenced Langan in a historic live broadcast where Langan could be seen as he was sentenced.

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Winnipeg police promise refunds on 2574 speeding tickets
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Tickets issued by a photo radar unit station near a Kenaston Boulevard construction zone will be refunded. 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 …

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Mapping Winnipeg's pothole complaints
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Information made available on Winnipeg's Open Data Portal shows 5,683 calls for service related to potholes made to the 311 call centre since January 1st, 2014. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any …

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Manitoba woman dies in farm accident with brush cutter
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Manitoba RCMP say a Shellmouth woman was killed in a farm accident when she fell off a tractor and was hit by the brush cutter it was towing. File / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any …

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Young Ottawa conservationist helps with Winnipeg polar bear training
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Polar bears swim at the Journey to Churchill exhibit at Assiniboine Park Zoo. An Ottawa girl will get a chance to participate in training one of the animals on Friday. Lauren McNabb / Global News …

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Livestock get loose after pasture gates stolen in Manitoba
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Manitoba RCMP who found cattle wandering along the Trans-Canada Highway were surprised to discover the cows got loose after their pasture gates were stolen. File photo. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without …

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Assiniboine Park gets Nature Playground 'Skittles' back
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Children play among the 'Skittles' and hills in the Nature Playground at Assiniboine Park. Three of the big round balls were stolen Monday night and returned Wednesday. Assiniboine Park Conservancy / Global News …

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Suspicious package shuts down Corydon Avenue
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Winnipeg Police shut down Corydon Ave after finding a suspicious package in a car's trunk. July 16, 2014. Chris Stanton / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the …

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Thieves nab 'Skittles' play feature from Assiniboine Park playground
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WINNIPEG – Three of the big colourful balls Assiniboine Park staff call Skittles have been stolen from the attraction's Nature Playground. The large round balls dot an area of the colourful, unusual playground, immortalized in the song In the Children …

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Bryant returns to starting gate with Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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The ball flies out of Romby Bryant's reach during a pre-season game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in June. When Bryant was cut by the Argonauts he wondered if his career was over, but he has another shot with the Bombers. Marianne Helm / Getty …

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5 PHOTOS: Wind blows up surf in Manitoba
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Jacques Sourisseau / Global News. If you have weather photos you'd like to share, please send them to Winnipeg@GlobalNews.ca. © Shaw Media, 2014. Report an error. We've had to temporarily disable commenting. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Deluge prompts Manitoba municipalities to declare states of emergency
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WINNIPEG – More than two dozen Manitoba municipalities, including Brandon, have declared local states of emergency because of flooding caused by rain on the weekend. Cromer, Man., in the rural municipality of Pipestone, was evacuated when roads in …

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Wet weather could produce bumper crop of mosquitoes
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WINNIPEG – Mosquito counts in Winnipeg could rise dramatically after the city received 70 mm of rain over the weekend. Ken Nawolsky, Superintendent of Insect Control for the City of Winnipeg says the average trap count in Winnipeg is 9 right now.

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Deluge soaks Winnipeg with 7 cm of rain
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Pedestrians are soaked Sunday evening at Osborne Street and St. Mary Avenue in downtown Winnipeg. Viewer Carla Dyck said she took the photo through a car windshield and later converted it to black and white. Submitted by Carla Dyck / Global News …

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Maintenance issues keep Winnipeg pools closed
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Globalnews.ca · @globalnews. RT @globalwinnipeg: Jean Chretien receives honorary degree from University of Winnipeg globalnews.ca/news/1392618/j… 26 minutes ago. @globalnews. Globalnews.ca · @globalnews. Here's a look at the mansion in Texas …

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Barbecues covered with June snowfall in Churchill, Man.
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WINNIPEG – Northern Manitoba was blanketed with snow in early June as an unseasonal storm hit the region Thursday night and continued Friday. A snowfall warning continued for Brochet, Tadoule Lake and Churchill, Man., on Friday morning. The same …

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Blue Bombers 1939 Grey Cup: Silent No More
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the 1930′s were the dominant team of the prairies becoming the first to bring a Grey Cup championship to the west in 1935 when the team was known as the Pegs. No film exists of that victory – but portions of their 2nd Grey …

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Winnipeg officers attend Moncton RCMP funeral
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Police and others in Winnipeg pay tribute to three Mounties slain in Moncton, N.B., last week. RCMP held a ceremony at the Manitoba D Division headquarters on Tuesday morning. Randall Paull / Global News …

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Facing Homelessness: Al Wiebe's Story
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WINNIPEG – Al Wiebe once had a successful and well-paying job as a advertising executive. But after losing his job, the 59-year-old spiraled into a paralyzing depression. While in the grips of mental illness, Wiebe spent all his savings and ended up …

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Severe weather, including hail, could hit western Manitoba Thursday
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… severe weather in your area, feel free to share your pictures/video with us (if safe to do so!) on Facebook, via Twitter (@MikeOnGlobal, @MichelleLissel, @globalwinnipeg) through email (Winnipeg@globalnews.ca) or call the newsroom at 204-235-8545.

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Police investigate suspicious death in downtown Winnipeg
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Winnipeg police vehicles are parked outside 160 Hargrave St. on Sunday afternoon after a man was found dead in his apartment. Jeremy Desrochers / Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any …

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Exclusive: Winnipeg soccer ref beaten unconscious during game
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The Galatasary United team was playing The Winnipeg Croatia squad at the Vince Leah Recreation Centre on Salter Street, Thursday night. The referee issued a yellow card to a Croatia player, the player argued, and when the ref reached for another card, …

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Winnipeggers call for a smoking ban on patios
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WINNIPEG – A growing majority of Winnipeggers is calling for smoking to be banned on public patios, a new poll shows. 67% support extending smoking bans to outdoor patios of restaurants and bars, an increase from 58% in 2008, says the survey obtained …

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Hot weather but water pipes still frozen in Winnipeg
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WINNIPEG — The high in Winnipeg Tuesday was 26 C, but some are still suffering from what can only be described as a winter hangover. “It's been an experience. It's been quite an experience and we're just waiting for this experience to end,” said …

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Scheifele starts to shine for Team Canada
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MINSK, Belarus – Before Mark Scheifele got injured in early March, the Winnipeg Jets sat one point out of a playoff spot. A sprained right knee derailed any hope of making a run. Now Scheifele is healthy, and Team Canada heads into the playoff round at …

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Winnipeg group destroys goose eggs to reduce numbers
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The Urban Goose Working Group is destroying Canada goose nests along Kenaston Boulevard to reduce populations in the area. Submitted by: Kathleen Fonseca. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial …

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Thousands of snakes appear in Narcisse
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NARCISSE – Tens of thousands of snakes are making their appearance at Narcisse Snake Dens this long weekend. “It's really cool, I didn't know what to expect when we got here,” said one visitor. Hundreds flocked from all over Manitoba to the snake dens …

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UPDATED: Firefighters douse Osborne apartment fire
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The fire broke out around 4:30pm in a building near the corner of Osborne Street and Morley Avenue. Flames and thick, black smoke could be seen pouring out of a third floor suite. “We heard glass shatter and people yelling… across the hall so I was …

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Railroad: Federal order won't affect oil shipments
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The main railroad moving crude oil out of the rich Bakken formation in North Dakota and Montana said a new federal emergency order on rail shipments will not affect shipments. Matthew Brown / The Associated Press …

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In Tune With Manitoba: Indicator Indicator
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WINNIPEG – Indicator Indicator, fronted by Sandy Taronno, has been quite successful since they began releasing music together in 2012. One of the highlights for the band so far has been the success of their music video This Place is a Factory, which …

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Homes destroyed, damaged in Winnipeg fire
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WINNIPEG – Fire destroyed two homes Monday morning and badly damaged two others on Jefferson Avenue. “I could see an orange glow at my window and we opened the window and you could feel the heat on your face, it was crazy, so hot,” said Tyrel …

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Fatal crash near Libau closes highway
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LIBAU – A fatal two-vehicle collision has closed Highway 59 north at the Libau Access Road. Selkirk RCMP and Selkirk Traffic Services were called to the collision at 2 p.m. Monday where one driver was pronounced dead. A pickup truck driving southbound …

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