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Blind archer right on target
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WINNIPEG – Christie Lavallée has never let the fact she's legally blind stop her. “I only have forty per cent vision in my left eye,” said the St. Ambroise woman. “None in my right.” Lavallée has been competing in 3D archery for three years. “I really …

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Stoughton's foursome splits
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The Charleswood skip announced on Twitter Sunday afternoon his team will be going its seperate ways at the end of the curling season. “Moving on,” tweeted Stoughton. “Great four years with Jon and Reid and two with Mark.” The split comes after a …

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World Conservation Congress coming to Winnipeg
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So says Dr. David Montgomery, professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, and author of "Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations." Montgomery, who sees the recent rise of no-till farming as "the hope for a new …

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Criminals crammed into prisons, unsupervised when released: Manitoba auditor
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities that defy standards set out by the United Nations and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released. Carol Bellringer says Manitoba's prisons …

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India-origin man fights 'telephone scam' in Canada
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Winnipeg, March 22 (IANS): Residents of Winnipeg City of Canada, especially of Indian-origin, have been faced with a peculiar scam in which fraud calls are made to dupe immigrants citing "overdue taxes" with the threat of deportation. Purna Satpathy …

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Prairie pipes pounded by wicked winter weather in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary
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An already wicked winter that refuses to let go its frigid grip on much of the Prairies is playing havoc with waterworks in major cities across the region. In Winnipeg, which is experiencing its second-coldest winter in 75 years, people in more than …

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Governments promise more money in Manitoba for flood protection
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The Manitoba and federal governments promised $42 million Tuesday to beef up flood-protection measures. Most of the money comes from savings in the recently completed expansion of the Red River Floodway – the massive ditch that diverts water around …

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Police waited till they were out of prison to arrest them in what is known as "gating"
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Half Pints Brewing Company co-owner Nicole Barry is passionate about craft beer
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Manitoba 2014 budget tackles jobs, education and poverty
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Provincial agencies band together, want more young people buying lotto tickets
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Three people from St. Georges  in Winnipeg hospital after house fire
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A man, woman and toddler are in a Winnipeg hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a fire today in St. Georges, Powerview RCMP say. The man, 21, and woman, 27, plus an 18-month-old girl escaped the blaze, which was reported to emergency crews at 4 a.m. The fire was out by 7…

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Volunteer opportunities, March 24
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The following is a list of volunteer opportunities advertised in the Winnipeg area. For more information about these listings, please contact the person/organization directly. You may also call to set up an appointment to see an interviewer at Volunteer Manitoba. Information: 204-477- 5180 ext.

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CTV Winnipeg
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There are no known school closures at this time. Share this story: Twitter. Find us on Twitter ». Follow us on Twitter for the latest breaking news, weather, and sports information. Advertisement. Latest Video. false. CTV Winnipeg: Tearful reunions as …

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Manitoba Safeway workers say yes to strike mandate for union negotiators
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Manitoba Safeway workers say yes to strike mandate for union negotiators. By Staff The Canadian Press/CJOB. Share this Article. Workers at Canada Safeway stores in Manitoba have voted almost 100 per cent in favour of a strike to back contract demands.

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Morning News puts media to test on 'Sports Showdown'
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Global News put CJOB's Jim Toth, the Winnipeg Sun's Kirk Penton and of course our very own Derek Taylor to the test. In a Morning News three-part series, Global News sports director Joe Pascucci tested the men's knowledge of the Olympics, Manitoba …

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Honours abound for Winnipeg's Olympic gold medal curling winners
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… she gets goosebumps thinking about being on stage at the Junos. "The Junos are so huge and we're huge music fans and we're going to be presenting on stage," she said. "It's an incredible honour for us and we can't wait." (The Canadian Press, CJOB).

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Inmates crammed into prisons: auditor
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities that defy standards set out by the United Nations and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released. Carol Bellringer says Manitoba's prisons …

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Winnipeg Opens Third Frozen Pipe Resource Centre
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The third citizen resource centre for residents with frozen pipes opened in Winnipeg on Thursday. Elmwood Kildonans Pool at 909 Concordia Avenue will serve those living in the east part of the city. Other previously opened locations include the Cindy …

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U.S. WNT to Face Canada on May 8 in Winnipeg – U.S. Soccer
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The U.S. Women's National Team will head north of the border to face Canada on May 8 at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. local (8 p.m. ET), and broadcast information will be announced at a …

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More UFO sightings? Apparently the skies were … – Winnipeg Sun
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The number of UFO sightings remains sky high, according to a study by a Canadian research organization based in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg Jets trade rumors: Close to contention but sellers once …
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Two months ago, the Winnipeg Jets were destined to be sellers at the deadline. They floundered at the bottom of the Central Division under coach Claude Noel for most of the first half, and the playoffs seemed like a pipe …

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WATCH: Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche preview – Global News
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Two teams in different positions in the central division of the western conference will meet for the fifth and final time this season as the Winnipeg Jets take on the Colorado Avalanche at MTS Centre.

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John Tavares gives jersey to young Islanders fan … – Winnipeg Sun
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A Winnipeg Sun story about an 11-year-old hockey fan who was taunted at a Jets game last week has struck a chord with NHL star John Tavares of the New York Islanders.

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Five reasons you should be excited about the Junos, Winnipeg | Metro
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High Five! The JUNO Awards are here, and Winnipeg, already an oasis of music and culture, will ramp things up even more. Here are five reasons why you should be pumped about this annual celebration of Canadian music.

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Keeping one promise may break another | Editorial … – Winnipeg Sun
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Winnipeg Sun. First posted: Friday, March 21, 2014 03:08 PM CDT | Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014 02:08 PM CDT. Justin Trudeau Liberal MP Justin Pierre James Trudeau walks to work on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 19, …

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Jets' playoff hopes take big hit with loss to Hurricanes – Winnipeg Sun
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The Winnipeg Jets lost a game they couldn't afford to lose, Saturday.

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Pet store forced to close after month without water
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A Winnipeg pet store soon will be closing up shop for good after a month without water. For 31 days, Tanya Morgan has been hauling water into Pet Peripherals for fish tanks, to clean animals and cages, and for animals to drink. "And half of my business …

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Driving school instructor faces sexual assault charges
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Winnipeg police have laid sexual assault charges against a private driving school instructor. Between June and July 2008, a 28-year-old woman had been taking lessons from a male instructor with a private driving school. Police said on four separate …

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Employee fired from Sears after racial remark caught on video
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An employee has been fired from a Winnipeg Sears store, after a video showed a racial comment uttered at a customer. It was posted on … When reached by CTV, a manager at the store said the altercation happened on Saturday. The employee was fired late …

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Juno Awards 2014 events
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SiriusXM Canada, CARAS and the Winnipeg JUNO Host Committee present The Trews with special guests The New Meanies, and Attica Riots. Featuring a National Broadcast on SiriusXM Radio. Proceeds will be donated to MusiCounts, Canada's music …

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Team Stoughton breaking up after difficult season
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The 50-year-old Stoughton has been a force in Manitoba curling for the past two decades, but struggled this season when it counted most, missing the playoffs at the Olympic trials in Winnipeg this past December. Team Stoughton also came up short of at …

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Inmates crammed into Manitoba prisons: auditor
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WINNIPEG – Manitoba's auditor says adult offenders are being crammed into correctional facilities that defy standards set out by the United Nations and aren't always adequately supervised once they are released. Carol Bellringer says Manitoba's prisons …

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Manitoba Museum's sarcophagus looking for new crib
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If you're still looking for that sarcophagus to go with your living room sofa, the Manitoba Museum has a steal of a deal for you. The four-metre-tall sarcophagus, by local artists Anne Armit and Kim Forrest that adorned the museum's plaza facing Main …

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Winnipeg police investigating suspicious death on Balmoral
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A lone police car remains outside apartment in 200 block of Balmoral Street where police are reportedly investigating a suspicious death. Police say they've been on scene since Monday, but haven't confirmed the address where body was found. Police are …

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Winnipeg man charged in robbery spree
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Winnipeg police say they've put an end to a nearly three-week crime spree with the arrest of a man earlier this week. Police began investigating after a man tried unsuccessfully to rob a business in the 1600 block of Regent Avenue West March 4. Members …

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Gallery: Junos set to rock Winnipeg's socks off
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Organizers of the 2014 Juno Awards unveiled a jam-packed list of events planned for the weeklong celebration of Canadian music coming to Winnipeg next month, and it should no surprise to anybody—Juno Week is going to rock. “We are now gearing up to …

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Sure things: death, taxes, Jet losses to lightweights
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THERE are few guarantees in life, but one thing’s for sure when this season’s over — the Winnipeg Jets are going to have a lot of regret about games they’ve lost to this season’s non-playoff teams. With Saturday’s 3-2 setback against the Carolina Hurricanes at the MTS Centre, the Jets completed

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