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Brandon RCMP investigating outdoor sexual assault
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RCMP in Brandon are investigating a sexual assault they believe took place in an open rural area about 5 kilometres west of the city. According to a release, a 26-year-old Brandon woman flagged down a passing motorist on a rural road around 7:00 a.m. …

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Sharp jump in prices at Winnipeg pumps
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Gas prices in Winnipeg are on the rise. Regular gas prices have gone up 8.5 cents from 124.4 to 132.9 c/L. Still, the price of gas in Winnipeg Tuesday remained 3 cents cheaper than it was a year ago. Manitoba ranks second lowest in the average gas …

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Warehouse fire in Point Douglas sends thick smoke into the air
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A warehouse fire in Point Douglas sent plumes of thick smoke into the air. Gateway Industries caught fire at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday night. Fire crews had trouble getting water to the building. The cause is currently unknown. This isn't the first …

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Multiple municipalities fight barn fire near Niverville
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A barn was destroyed by a massive fire near Niverville on Tuesday night. The fire started at around 8 p.m. just off Highway 59 on Provincial Road 311. Niverville fire crews arrived to find the barn completely engulfed. They called for back-up from …

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U of M Staff, Students Build Habitat for Humanity Home
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University of Manitoba faculty, staff and students are helping to construct a home for Habitat for Humanity Manitoba today. The 10-day building project will kick off on the U of M's Bannatyne Campus (parking lot E) at 10 a.m.. “We're going to build the …

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All Hands on Deck This Summer
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(NC) — Summer is here and you are looking at your deck or patio and wondering how much longer it's going to last. Is it starting to splinter? Are the stones rough and painful to walk on? How are you going to find the time or money to fix it without …

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Warning for Dog Owners Visiting Little Mountain Park
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Dog owners are being cautioned after a pooch accidentally ingested rodent pesticide last weekend at Little Mountain Park just northwest of Winnipeg. A posting on the site Reddit outlined the ordeal this past Sunday, when a dog named Sami ate some …

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Teens Charged in Extensive Wildwood Park Break-In Spree
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Winnipeg Police Crest Two teens have been arrested after a garage and vehicle break-in spree in the Wildwood Park area of the city. Winnipeg police say between May 1-21, 14 break-ins occurred, resulting in several items stolen, including vehicles …

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Winnipeg Ranks Eighth in Amazon's Most Well-Read List
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Amazon Kindle How well-read are Winnipeggers? According to Amazon.ca, we're closer to the middle of the list of 20 Canadian cities when it comes to purchasing print and Kindle content. The website has rolled out its second annual list, compiling sales …

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Scott Fielding Seeking PC Nod in Kirkfield Park
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Councillor Scott Fielding will seek the Progressive Conservative Party nomination in Kirkfield Park after his term runs out at city hall. The St. James-Brooklands councillor isn't running again municipally in the fall, instead turning his attention to …

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Reddit minors global meetup!
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So, taken basically from this but, for anyone 17 and under. I was thinking more of Assiniboine park or Kildonan? I'm new at this so, any one young with ideas? ((If anyone saw the JMTC's Sound of Music, tell me if it was good :D)) submitted by Pnforlife [link] [4 comments]

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Calgary woman's car found abandoned in Manitoba, along with her luggage, cell phone and map.
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Different cultural backgrounds lead to racism in hospitals: expert
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Aboriginal people face racism when they enter a hospital emergency room – even though hospital staff might not realize it. Dr. Janet Smylie, an expert in aboriginal health care in hospital emergency departments based at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, said different cultural backgrounds lead

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My friend's bike was stolen recently, has anyone seen it?
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Another one bites the dust…Globe Theatre at Portage Place closing
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Backlane frequented by sex trade workers to remain open
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A plan to close a backlane because it attracted sex trade workers and speeders has been put on the shelf. The property and development committee this morning was considering a plan to close a part of a backlane north of Notre Dame Avenue, at Lydia Street and approve its sale to a local auto

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Harvey Smith says improving streets from airport a waste of money
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City hall’s focus on improving the streetscape along certain roadways from the airport are misguided, said Coun. Harvey Smith, because it ignores the main thoroughfare used by the taxi industry. Smith told the property and development committee this morning that its efforts to transform

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Katz stays mum on whether he'll run
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Mayor Sam Katz is continuing to keep his political future a secret. Just back from D-Day commemoration events in France as a member of the Manitoba delegation, Katz told reporters this morning that he’s not yet ready to disclose whether he’ll be running for re-election. Katz had

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Work Started On Transcona Road Projects
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There’s a major plan in the works to pave gravel roads in Transcona to make way for development and improve east-west connections. It’s a multi-phase project. Phase one that began today includes extending Kildare through an old public works yard and connecting it with Ravelston which is set to become the new Transcona Boulevard. Sections of Peguis […]

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Two Charged In Wildwood Break-in/Thefts
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Winnipeg Police have charged two boys, one 17-years old, the other 14 in connection with a string of break-ins in Wildwood Park last month.  They were all vehicle and garage break-ins. Police say the stolen property included money, jewellery, bikes and even a cellphone. In a couple of cases.. vehicles were taken as well. The two […]

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Councillor Fielding Wants Tory Nod In Kirkfield Park
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St. James – Brooklands City Councillor Scott Fielding doesn’t want to be mayor.  But he does want to be an MLA. Fielding will run for the Tory nomination in Kirkfield Park, and tells CJOB he’s on board with Brian Pallister. “Listen, I think the best way to address this is to bring respect back to […]

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Sexual assault outside Brandon under investigation
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RCMP in southwestern Manitoba are investigating a sexual assault that took place outside Brandon this morning.

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Pallister promises to index tax brackets to inflation if elected
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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.

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U of M prof produces educational rap video
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It's a question all teachers have to ask themselves, how do you make your subject interesting for students? Michael Eskin turns to music to find a solution to that problem. And not just any kind of music. Eskin uses rap music! The food chemistry …

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Missing Calgary woman's car found abandoned near MacGregor
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The vehicle of a Calgary woman whose family hasn't seen or heard from her since the May long weekend has been found on the highway just west of MacGregor, Manitoba. RCMP said the vehicle belongs to 28-year-old Michelle Matovich but they do not …

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Canadian Medical Association report raises issue of assisted suicide
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Preliminary findings by the Canadian Medical Association were released Tuesday on discussions around end of life care in Canada. The report speaks about advance-care planning, palliative care and physician-assisted dying. But some, including University …

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Bike Week to Get Winnipeggers Active
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Building on the success of Bike to Work Day, the city is launching Bike Week Winnipeg, running June 16-22. The first annual event will include bike-friendly happenings across the city, such as traveling dinners, group rides and workshops, as well as …

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Glass Tiger, Doobie Brothers to Play Club Regent
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Labeled as one of Canada's most enduring bands for three decades, the Newmarket group will perform some of their hits amassed over the past 30 years. Tickets are $30 and $35 and go on sale Thursday, June 12 through the casino. The show will be …

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Manitoba Officers in Moncton for Funeral of Slain Mounties
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Police officers from Manitoba are in Moncton, New Brunswick today to mourn the loss of three RCMP colleagues. Cst. Dave Ross, Cst. Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, and Cst. Douglas James Larche were gunned down while in the line of duty last week.

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June 10, 2014 : News Releases : Winnipeg.ca
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Bike-friendly events to be held across the city during the first annual Bike Week Winnipeg June 16 – 22.

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Fielding running for Tories in Kirkfield Park
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One of city hall’s worst-kept secrets is finally out of the bag: Scott Fielding is running for the provincial Tories.

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LG G3 QHD Display Review!
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LG G3 2560×1440 vs 1080p – Can you see the difference? LG G3 Impressions: http://youtu.be/d6605kiXmm8 OSX Yosemite 5K wallpaper: http://i.imgur.com/jaYainp.j…

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ADDICTED TO SELFIES
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Bloopers, BTS, and More! http://youtu.be/zJh6cnU45MA POKEMON STADIUM ON N64: http://youtu.be/FuRd9Wl4POs Visit the Smosh Store: http://smo.sh/1gL5AiG Anthony MIGHT be addicted to shirtless…

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Bowman pledges more transparency in city hall decision-making
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Mayoral hopeful Brian Bowman said he would remove the secrecy behind the decision-making at city hall. Bowman made his first campaign policy announcement this morning, promising to create the Office of Engagement which would be the citizens’ source of information for all activities at city

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High Court denies new trial bid for gangland killer who claimed self defence
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A Winnipeg man who claims he had no choice but to pull the trigger in a deadly gang-related shooting has lost his bid for a new trial. Joseph Burnell Head was convicted in September 2012 of second-degree murder after his plea of self-defence was rejected. Jurors took less than 24-hours to find

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Gimli harbour may reopen on weekend if zebra mussel treatment successful
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The busiest harbour on Lake Winnipeg could be reopened by the weekend if a bid to use liquid potash to kill zebra mussels is successful. Rob Nedotiafko, who is co-ordinating the treatment for Manitoba Conservation, said today after 10 days of treatment at Gimli the zebra mussels samples were

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North Winnipeg residents learning properties will be near new community mailboxes
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A new list of over 400 proposed locations for Canada Post’s community mailboxes is stirring controversy among residents in Winnipeg’s Maples and West Kildonan neighbourhoods. Canada Post employees began doorknocking in the areas two weeks ago, alerting homeowners whose front yards have

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Treaty 'gift exchange' symbolizes need to nurture First Nations relations
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At first glance, it’s a lineup that makes little sense unless you’re a status Indian. Hundreds of First Nations people lined up for $5 bills at the annual Treaty Day at The Forks Tuesday, but there weren’t many non-aboriginal people in the crowd, aside from a tourist or two….

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