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GREY CUP GLORY: Bombers finally end 28-year championship drought with convincing win over Tiger-Cats
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CALGARY — There is simply no way a Hollywood scriptwriter could have come up with a better story than the one the Winnipeg Blue Bombers penned this season, finishing it with an ending full of twists and moments of glory. Read More

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Possessed Harris leads Bombers to Promised Land
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To the side of it, Winnipeg head coach Mike O’Shea being bear-hugged by a stranger wearing garbage mitts and a yellow fireman’s helmet. Read More

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Don’t eat romaine grown in Salinas, Calif., officials warn after Manitoban gets sick
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OTTAWA — Canadian health officials are warning consumers to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, Calif., because of another food poisoning outbreak. Read More

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Letters: November 24, 2019
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No winning ticket for Saturday night’s $11M Lotto 6/49 jackpot
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TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $11 million jackpot in Saturday night’s Lotto 6/49 draw. Read More

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SHAVER: Leaders need to find common ground to resolve differences
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“A political leader can divide. A prime minister should unite.” – Premier Brian Pallister Read More

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Arrest made in city’s latest homicide
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Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit investigators have made an arrest in the Nov. 13 murder of 21-year-old Dustin Cree Baker. Read More

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GAME-BREAKERS: The players who could make all the difference in the Grey Cup between the Bombers and Tiger-Cats
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CALGARY — The 107th Grey Cup features not only the two top teams in the CFL but also many of the greatest players in the three-down loop. Read More

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BOMBSHELLS: Good buddies Streveler and Wolitarsky having a blast playing together at Grey Cup
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CALGARY — They were teammates in college, and even played the same position at the University Minnesota, and they’re great friends and roommates now with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Read More

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FRIESER BURNS: At crunch time, Bighill calls for playmakers
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CALGARY—We now take you inside the huddle of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defence. Read More

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Jets lose pair of defenceman and a goalie, but win over Jackets suits ’em fine
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If there was ever a microcosm of the Winnipeg Jets season bottled into a two-and-a-half-hour passage of time, it came on Saturday night in the heart of Winnipeg’s downtown. Read More

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Forum held on improving care and preventing tragedies at personal care homes
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Dolores Minkus-Hofley never planned to become an advocate for residents of personal care homes. But when her husband John Hofley went into a personal care home three years ago due to his Parkinson’s disease, what she encountered made her take up the cause. Read More

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Offensive linemen Speller and Desjarlais have stepped up for Bombers in ‘crazy’ rookie season
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CALGARY — The first time Cody Speller ever walked into the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ offensive line room, the veteran players set the tone. Read More

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More fuel to the fire for Bombers’ Harris
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CALGARY — Just pile another chip on the already layered shoulders of Andrew Harris. Read More

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GAME DAY: Blue Jackets putting winning streak on the line vs. Jets
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TV: SN360, SNW; Radio: TSN 1290 Read More

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Winnipeg fighting claim it should pay $3M for contempt
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The City of Winnipeg is fighting back against claims it should be fined more than $3 million for being found in contempt of court. Read More

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Boy, 16, in critical condition after being shot by police
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A 16-year-old boy is in critical, but stable, condition after being shot by police Thursday evening after a convenience store robbery. Read More

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Evacuated Winnipeg hotel had no carbon monoxide detectors: report
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A new report says a Winnipeg hotel that was evacuated due to a carbon monoxide leak had no carbon monoxide detectors. Read More

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EDITORIAL: Grit minority a long way off from 2015
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Justin Trudeau had to do some strenuous thinking with his inner circle when he cobbled together his new cabinet. Why? Because it’s 2019. The “sunny ways” of 2015 has been in tatters longer than it ever existed. Read More

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GIESBRECHT: Forget it, drive on
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Winnipeg’s Bear Clan has expelled its Thunder Bay sister group. While the mainly Indigenous volunteer group works closely with police, the collaborative relationship has broken down in Thunder Bay. Read More

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Council approves restructuring of police pension, one councillor calls it a ‘high-stakes gamble’
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Winnipeg Police Association president Maurice Sabourin said 200 police officers are ready to file for early retirement following council’s decision to unilaterally restructure police pensions. Read More

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BOMBSHELLS: Bombers’ Grant has appreciation for Tiger-Cats, even though they cut him in training camp
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CALGARY — On the last day of training camp, in June, Janarion Grant was cut by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Read More

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Bombers welcome Cup hit to bottom line
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CALGARY — Going to the Grey Cup is expensive. When you have to hit the road twice just to get there, the bills just keep on coming. Read More

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Winnipeg police shoot man outside convenience store
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Winnipeg police shot a man outside a 7-Eleven on Thursday. Read More

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FRIESEN: Blue-collar Zach Collaros getting his kicks with Bombers
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CALGARY—There’s a scene in The Last Waltz, the movie about The Band’s final concert, in which Van Morrison closes his appearance by doing high leg kicks after his song Caravan. Read More

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Federal laws at heart of western anger up for debate as Liberals begin outreach
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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau quickly backed up his pledge for more dialogue with the West, opening his Thursday meeting with Calgary’s mayor up to the two members of his government now entrusted with being ambassadors to the region. Read More

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Manitoba’s Golden Boy turns 100
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The Golden Boy has hit the century mark. Read More

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Manitoba strikes first mineral development deal under new consultation protocol
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The province has signed its first consultation protocol on mineral exploration and development with the Manto Sipi Cree Nation in northeastern Manitoba. Read More

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Should carpoolers be allowed in diamond lanes?
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A city councillor wants to explore whether carpoolers should be allowed to use diamond lanes at peak travel times. Read More

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OUT THERE: Things to do while we wait to see if Bombers end Grey Cup drought
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The last time the Winnipeg Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup, I came home hobbled from the celebration at Portage and Main. Read More

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One worker knocked unconscious in Winnipeg liquor store robbery: police
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Police have charged a 15-year-old boy in a violent liquor store robbery that sent one worker to hospital in critical condition. Read More

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‘Proud Winnipegger’ Harris living a dream by playing for hometown team in Grey Cup
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CALGARY — This is precisely what Andrew Harris envisioned when he signed with his hometown Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2016. Read More

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Police board chairman offers alternate plan for police pension
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The chair of the Winnipeg Police Board wants city council to delay its planned Thursday vote on a proposed overhaul of the police pension plan, then negotiate an agreement instead. Read More

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BOMBSHELLS: Bombers’ Jeffcoat made sure to pay respects to Fajardo after wild West final finish
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CALGARY — One indelible image many fans have from last Sunday’s West final was of Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo lying face first on the field, in anguish, moments after his final pass attempt hit the crossbar and fell dead, sealing a win for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Read More

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Cup teams look a lot like their coaches
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CALGARY— Mike O’Shea’s Blue Bombers practised out in the cold here, Wednesday, while Orlondo Steinauer’s Tiger-Cats chose an indoor facility for their first workout of Grey Cup week. Read More

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Bombers’ Bryant happy to have his friends along for ride at this year’s Grey Cup as he seeks third straight O-lineman award
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CALGARY — Stanley Bryant is a regular at the Grey Cup, but this year he’s bringing his family along on the trip. Read More

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Bombers, Ticats well aware of CFL’s longest-running droughts
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CALGARY — Both the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Hamilton Tiger-Cats have nods to Grey Cups past in their home facilities and both have a major gap since the last one. Read More

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Jets gaining valuable experience amid nail-biting finishes
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It’s far too early to mention the playoffs in the same sentence as the Winnipeg Jets, but it’s not too early to say they’re gaining some valuable experience in that style of game. Read More

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