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Charges upgraded to manslaughter
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A man already in police custody has had charges upgraded to manslaughter in connection with an incident this week on Martha Street.

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Pritchard homicide suspect arrested
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The man suspected of killing 27-year-old William George Sumner Sunday on Pritchard Avenue was arrested by police on Thursday.

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WRHA chopping Misericordia hours
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Misericordia’s urgent care centre will reduce its hours months before it’s slated to close and officials can’t guarantee emergency rooms slated for closure won’t do the same.

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More speed on Waverley?
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A city committee will consider calls to seek higher speed limits for two Winnipeg streets.

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Cops warn of suspicious van
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Winnipeg police are warning the public of a suspicious vehicle that has been seen at various schools in the Elmwood and Rossmere areas.

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Misericordia shutting urgent care overnight
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Misericordia’s urgent-care centre will be closing overnight, beginning July 5.

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Status quo for city golf courses
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The city won’t convert any of the four golf courses it maintains to a new use anytime soon, though the future of one it leases is up for discussion.

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Robbery suspect pleads with cops to shoot him
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A man armed with scissors and a knife, and yelling for police to shoot him, is now in custody facing charges in connection with a convenience store robbery.

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City has strides to make in inclusivity: Mayor Bowman
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On the day a prominent building was named after Winnipeg’s first and only female mayor, Mayor Brian Bowman noted the city still has a long way to go to become a more inclusive place.

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City honours former Mayor Thompson
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The city’s administration building is now officially known as the “Susan A. Thompson Building.”

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Rumour's revels in roast craze
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They kid because they love, and we laugh because it hurts.

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Concordia ER fully operational
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The Wednesday edition of the Winnipeg Sun carried a story with incorrect information about the Concordia Emergency Department.

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Man charge for peeping
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Winnipeg police have arrested a man alleged to have crawled along a women’s washroom floor to gawk inside the stalls.

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Child porn charges for Transcona man
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A 41-year-old man is in police custody after police traced alleged child pornography to a computer at a home in Transcona.

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City nixes alcohol expensing
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Councillors can no longer bill taxpayers for alcohol under any circumstances.

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City approves police contract
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City councillors wound up attending four meetings in just one day to ensure they could pass a single labour deal Wednesday.

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Transit routes got political: Browaty
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Council’s public works chair is calling on Winnipeg Transit to ensure its network allows the city’s busiest bus routes to be frequently served.

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National Aboriginal Day activities
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There will be a full day’s worth of events for National Aboriginal Day in Winnipeg on Wednesday.

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Enhancing home care
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More details are beginning to emerge from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s hospital reorganization plan, including confirmation the WRHA plans to contract out its new “enhanced” home care program.

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IIU investigating assault allegation against Winnipeg cop
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A Winnipeg Police Service officer is being investigated by the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba following an allegation of assault.

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BBQ & Blues Festival ready to launch sixth edition
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After years of tinkering, the Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival believes it has hit on the winning recipe.

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Health minister defends hospital’s right not to allow medically assisted deaths
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Manitoba’s health minister stepped up to defend a Winnipeg hospital Tuesday, over its hotly criticized reversal on providing medically assisted deaths.

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City indigenous accord a positive step but doesn’t go far enough: Activist
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A vocal activist for indigenous issues in Winnipeg said there are still “low- hanging fruits” the city’s decision- makers have not grasped in their quest to make the city a more inclusive community.

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Concordia ER effectively shut down due to lack of staff: NDP
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An NDP MLA is claiming that the Concordia Hospital Emergency Room is already unavailable some nights and effectively shut down because staff have quit their positions.

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Midnight Oil cancels Winnipeg show
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Midnight Oil has cancelled its Aug. 31 concert at Winnipeg’s Bell MTS Place along with scheduled tour stops in Calgary and Edmonton.

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Cops give thumbs up to contract
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The Winnipeg Police Association has voted to almost unanimously approve a new city contract.

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Air ambulance suspension avoidable: union
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An air ambulance program has been grounded indefinitely, with the province blaming a lack of pilots.

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NDP memberships double
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Wab Kinew has won over a few thousand Manitobans to join the NDP.

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Red River College hires Indigenous Strategy head
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Red River College has hired an executive director of Indigenous Strategy to oversee one of the top priorities in its strategic plan.

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Police identify Spence Street stabbing victim
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Police have identified the victim of the fatal stabbing that occurred in the 500 block of Spence Street early Saturday morning as 37-year-old Marilyn Oshawee.

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Man charged after two robberies on same day
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A 60-year-old man has been charged after robbing two separate banks on Friday.

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City’s 12th homicide victim IDed
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The city’s 12th homicide victim has been identified.

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights to create face mosaic
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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is taking face-painting to the next level.

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Where would money come from to pay for universal child care?
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The one thing advocates of a universal child care system in Canada never seem to be clear on is where governments would get the money to finance such an ambitious initiative.

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WiseUp turns to crowdfunding for support
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A Winnipeg drivers’ advocacy group hopes to raise donations to fund its court challenges.

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Gov`t reviewing college education in province
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The Manitoba government is reviewing college education in the province.

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Bike path connects Point Douglas to The Forks
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Winnipeg cyclists can now travel from the Bridge Drive-Inn to Birds Hill Park without touching car traffic.

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City golf courses earn $400K less than expected last year
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Winnipeg golf courses earned $400,000 less than expected last year, triggering questions about how they’ll be used in the future.

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Police on lookout for missing meds
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Winnipeg police is advising the public to be on the lookout for missing medication.

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Stop rushing council votes: Lukes
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A Winnipeg councillor is demanding more time to assess “multi-million dollar decisions” prior to a vote.

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CUPE voting on tentative deal June 29
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The members of the city’s largest union are set to vote on a tentative labour deal next week.

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