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Juno Awards given to veterans Arcade Fire, but some newcomers too
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Montreal rockers Arcade Fire were among the early winners at a Juno Awards dinner gala where the bulk of the trophies were handed out on Saturday night.

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Juno Fan Fare takes over mall
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St. Vital Centre is covered with red carpet and crowded with teens this afternoon as hundreds gathered to meet some top Juno stars. Cortney Jaworski, 14, hopes to meet Canadian pop sweethearts Tegan and Sara and get an autograph. “I’ve liked them for a long time and they seem like

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Worker dies after accident at stadium hosting World Cup opener in Sao Paulo
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SAO PAULO – A worker died Saturday after falling at the construction site of the stadium that will host the World Cup opener in Sao Paulo, marking the seventh death in accidents at World Cup venues in Brazil. Fabio Hamilton da Cruz, whose age was not disclosed, fell about 26 feet (8 metres)

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Washington authorities: Confirmed dead rises to 18; number of missing drops to 30 in mudslide
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DARRINGTON, Wash. – The number of those believed missing following a deadly Washington state landslide has plummeted to 30 after many people were found safe, authorities said late Saturday. Officials previously set the number of missing people at 90, but said they expected that figure to drop

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Ecclectic cluster of winners at Juno Gala
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While 13 Manitoba-grown acts were nominated at the 43rd annual Juno Awards — handed out over two nights this weekend in Winnipeg — only two emerged with hardware: Winnipeg-born jazz bassist/composer Mike Downes and Brandon-born violin virtuoso James Ehnes emerged with hardware. Ehnes

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TransCanada from Headingley to Portage la Prairie reopened; RCMP issue advisory
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Highway 1 from Headingley to Portage la Prairie has been reopened, though the RCMP still issue an advisory for poor driving conditions due to drifting snow, blowing snow, icy conditions, and high winds. As always, RCMP advise to use caution when driving on this part of Highway 1 by reducing…

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Rapid transit raises concerns
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Questions are being raised by senior councillors within Mayor Sam Katz’s inner circle about unexpected design changes and budget increases to the second phase of the southwest bus rapid transit corridor. Finance chairman Russ Wyatt said there are concerns the route, scope and budget of the

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Never a dull moment
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LOS ANGELES — From Babygate to the cold reality of another season ending in disappointment to a startling performance against one of the NHL’s best teams, things are far from boring around the Winnipeg Jets these days. The Jets could have checked out by now, having realized their playoff dreams

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Manitoba Splits At Canadian Senior Championships
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Manitoba teams were in the finals at the Canadian Senior Curling Championships in Yellowknife, however only one team was able to take home a championship. Brandon’s Lois Fowler scored three in the 8th end on her way to a 5-1 win over Saskatchewan to win the women’s title. On the men’s side Neepawa’s Kelly Robertson […]

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Pavalec Yanked As Jets Fall To Kings 4-2
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Goalie Ondrej Pavalec just one period, allowing 3 goals on 16 shots, as the Winnipeg Jets fell to the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 at Staples Centre. Anze Kopitar had two goal for the Kings, both in the first period while Trevor Lewis and Tyler Toffoli added the other markers. Matt Halischuk and Blake Wheeler had […]

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Anze Kopitar leads streaking Kings past Jets
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Anze Kopitar scored two goals in the first period, Jonathan Quick made 24 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings kept rolling toward the playoffs with their sixth straight victory, 4-2 over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.

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Best spot to buy some craft beer.
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Just came over from Yorkton, SK to buy a dirt bike and a trailer and wondering what's available here. What stores would be my best bet to find done good stuff? submitted by brynm [link] [6 comments]

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FIFA 14 for Xbox 360
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So my copy of this game got a nice ring around the edge from the xbox falling over whilst playing it. Now, the xbox doesn't recognise it and I suppose the disc is now toast. Is there a local (Winnipeg owned) gaming store where I could grab another? submitted by justwantedtologin [link] [2 comments]

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Bitcoins 'n Beer – Apr 12th, Noon-2pm
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Hi Winnipeg, The Bitcoin Winnipeg Meetup Group will be hosting "Bitcoins 'n Beer" at Santa Lucia Pizza (lounge) on Saturday, April 12th from Noon to 2pm(ish). Whether you're a crypto-nerd, or just bit-curious, come one come all. Expect casual conversation and plenty of knowledgeable people to answer all your questions, plus beer & pizza. No […]

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Help finding summer full time job!
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So I have been having a dfficult time finding a full time job this summer. I could work two jobs, but I really want to work outdoors. At a day camp, or gardening, or something! Does anyone one of any good places that are hiring? I have applied for The City of Winnipeg, The Zoo, […]

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Fans get up close with Juno artists
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WINNIPEG – Juno Awards weekend started off with a bang Saturday. Hundreds of Canadian music fans packed St. Vital Centre and lined up to meet their favorite stars at Juno Fan Fare. “We're in love with Tegan and Sara, they're our favorite, I'm shaking,” …

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Juno Fans Get Up Close with Their Favourite Musicians
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Juno Award nominees Tegan and Sara give a wave at the 2014 Juno Fan Fare at St. Vital Shopping Centre on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (SHAWN COATES / CHRISD.CA). Juno Fan Fare. Fans scream for the musicians appearing at the 2014 Juno Fan Fare …

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Winnipeg Jets, National Hockey League of Nations (including the …
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Disclaimer: We here at Arctic Ice Hockey struggled with the criteria for how to do this, as the Jets 1.0 hold a special place in our hearts here in Winnipeg. And to tell you the truth, if it weren't for the Internet, most people in …

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Human rights museum hosts first major event | Winnipeg | News …
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About 1,000 people from the music industry, nominees and other dignitaries were invited for an evening of musical performance from DJ Mama Cutsworth of Winnipeg and indie rockers Rah Rah from Regina, as well as …

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Game 75: Winnipeg at Los Angeles — LA Kings Insider
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Los Angeles Kings (43-25-6) vs Winnipeg Jets (33-32-9) Saturday, March 29, 2014, 7:00 p.m. PT Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA Referees: #13 Dan O'Halloran, #22 Ghislain Hebert Linesmen: #84 Tony Sericolo, #96 David …

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Kings up 3-0 on Jets after first period
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LOS ANGELES – The Winnipeg Jets will take on one of the NHL’s hottest teams tonight and have No. 1 goalie Ondrej Pavelec back in the net for the task. Jets coach Paul Maurice declared Pavelec ready to go after the morning skate here at Staples Center. “He’s going back in and

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Police investigating gun incident in North End
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Winnipeg police are on the scene of gun incident in the North End. No shots were fired, but two people were injured and are in stable condition. Police have three people in custody. The call came in at about 10:30 a.m. and police were dispatched to the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue. The major

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House fire causes $200 K in damages
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A house fire in Glenwood caused thousands in damage Friday night but no injuries. The fire, which left the one-and-a-half storey home badly charred, began just before 10 p.m. on Guay Avenue. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation, but it caused $140,000 in damage to the home and

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Ondrej Pavelec to start tonight in Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELES – The Winnipeg Jets will take on one of the NHL’s hottest teams tonight and have No. 1 goalie Ondrej Pavelec back in the net for the task. Jets coach Paul Maurice declared Pavelec ready to go after the morning skate here at Staples Center. “He’s going back in and

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Medlen, Beachy evaluate mechanics during recovery
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Once his VCU career ended and he went undrafted in 2009, Thomas continued his baseball journey with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Independent Northern League. A 1.96 ERA in three seasons caught Atlanta's attention. The Braves signed Thomas to a …

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North Battleford RCMP investigating early morning sexual assault
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North Battleford RCMP are looking for a young Caucasian man following a sexual assault early Saturday morning. A woman was physically assaulted by a male suspect as she was entering her home on Gregory Drive around 1 a.m. The man also threatened …

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Arcade Fire win seventh Juno, for alternative album of the year, at gala
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WINNIPEG – Montreal rockers Arcade Fire were among the early winners at a Juno Awards dinner gala where the bulk of the trophies were handed out on Saturday night. The multi-national collective picked up the trophy for their chart-topping double album …

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The Junos in Winnipeg Pull Canada’s Best
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Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy remains one of Canada’s best singers and songwriters and he’s been at it with Blue Rodeo and his own band for more than 30 years. He spoke with us about the Junos in Winnipeg, his son, Devon and his blossoming career and how to be a pro. You can hear part […]

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RCMP National Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign Continues
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As part of the RCMP’s National Impaired Driving Enforcement Strategy Officers across Manitoba were busy this past weekend. Last December the RCMP launched the Strategy to increase efforts to end drinking and driving and drug impaired driving through proactive education and enforcement campaigns. Officers in Manitoba checked over 2,200 vehicles March 22nd and Fourteen drivers […]

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Diseased Elm Trees Still A Problem In Winnipeg
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City of Winnipeg crews have been removing thousands of diseased Elm trees this winter. Winnipeg’s city Forester, Martha Barwinsky, told global news  We’ll never be able to eradicate the disease.  Crews found and marked more than 56-hundred elm trees last summer when symptoms are the most obvious. “We’re looking for leaves that are drooping and […]

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Number of homes with frozen pipes still rising
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The number of Winnipeggers with frozen pipes keeps inching up. Saturday afternoon, the city said it has now had 2,259 reports of frozen pipes since November. That’s up 11 from Friday. But, more properties continue to get help from the city’s thawing machines. More than 1,340 people…

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Just answer the questions, Ms. Selby
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Health Minister Erin Selby was asked a series of questions at a legislative committee this past week about the controversial STARS helicopter program.

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Police Still Looking For Armed Robbery Suspect
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Winnipeg Police arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in the 2000 block of Portage avenue. Police say just before 9:30 pm Friday  two men,  one armed with a knife,  held up the restaurant.   The armed suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash while police arrested one […]

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Spring Thaw
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The spring thaw is just around the corner and that can mean water problems for homeowners. CJOB has a few steps people can take to mitigate the risk of getting water in their homes. 1. Make sure your sump pump is working and ready to handle any water that may come in. If you don’t […]

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Two injured in North End gun incident
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Three males are in custody following a gun call in the North End on Saturday morning.

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NHL  Playoff 2 round Winnipeg vs Carolina Game 3
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Winnipeg Jets' Bryan Little prefers low-key | Home | Winnipeg Sun
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LOS ANGELES — There are a few big personalities on the Winnipeg Jets roster.

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Lights out on solar power
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The Manitoba Metis Federation was prevented from getting solar power onto the agenda of a hearing looking into alternatives to building two northern mega-dams. In September, the MMF asked the Public Utilities Board if it could call evidence on “community power opportunities” during its review of

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