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Judge dismisses case against Obama administration officials over drone strikes on US citizens
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WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said the case raises serious constitutional issues and is not

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Temperatures finally start to rise
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Winnipeg can finally start putting the coldest winter since 1898 behind it today. Environment Canada says today will be sunny and hit a high of 6 C, nearly normal for early April. Sunday will be much the same, though with slightly more clouds and a high of 7 C. The chance of rain or minor

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Religion makes news
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If you want to understand what is happening in Crimea, it helps to know something about the role religion plays in the crisis. That’s what I told the journalism class at Red River College last month. Each year the class brings me in to talk about why it’s important for journalists to know

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Charges laid in fatal MVA with school bus
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RCMP have charged a Waywayseecappo woman with several drunk driving offences following a fatal crash with a school bus Thursday. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Prairie Mountain RCMP received a call regarding an accident between an SUV and a school bus in Waywayseecappo First Nation, about 150

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Evander Kane might sit tonight in Toronto
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TORONTO — Ondrej Pavelec continues in goal for the Winnipeg Jets tonight when they face the needy Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre (6 p.m. CT, CBC, TSN1290). Pavelec, since returning from his recent lower-body injury, is 1-2-1 in his starts. One change the Jets seem to be…

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Action! Christmas movie shoot closes Charleswood parkway
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Spring may be trying to burst out in Winnipeg today. But it’s Christmas on the William R. Clement Parkway this weekend.

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Winnipeg jazz fest show to help fund slain girl's charity
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A little girl who died in the Newtown, Connecticut mass murder will be remembered during Winnipeg’s International Jazz Festival this June.

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Jewish Humour Takes Over the Big Screen on Monday
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The film “When Jews Were Funny”, the film by Alan Zweig, will play the Cineplex Odeon on McGillvray on Monday evening. The executive producer is former Winnipegger Perry Rosemond and he told us about the film and talked Jewish humour. Perry worked on the old Norm Crosby (pictured) Show You can catch that conversation right […]

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Banned hockey parents to appear at hearing this month
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A Winnipeg couple have a date to appeal their three-year ban from their child’s hockey games.

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Man killed after SUV, school bus carrying 4 children crash
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A passenger in an SUV was killed and four children in a school bus and their driver were slightly injured in a crash in Waywayseecappo First Nation.

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RAW: Lucky Winnipeg mouse taunts indifferent cat, dog
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A mouse found its way into CBC reporter Meagan Fiddler’s house this week. Both her cat and dog were indifferent to the creature until it hopped onto the dog. Fiddler eventually scooped the brave mouse up in a cup and set it free outside.

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Cops focus on distracted drivers
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Distracted drivers beware: the cops will have extra eyes on you this month.

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Man arrested in huge undercover operation raises troubling questions
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It is one of the largest, most elaborate undercover organized-crime investigations ever undertaken by Winnipeg police. Now, questions are emerging about the evolution and execution of Project Sideshow, a Free Press investigation has revealed. At the heart of the matter is how a longtime senior…

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Kids shocked with cattle prod
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Incidents of horrific physical abuse of children in a rural Manitoba community were revealed in a Winnipeg courtroom late last month. During the case of an Old Order Mennonite community member — a woman who pleaded guilty to abuse charges — the Crown said “counselling sessions” were held in

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QUICK: Pens hold on in Winnipeg. Win 4-2 | The Pensblog
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Tweet. It was touch and go for awhile but the Pens held on to beat the Jets 4-2 in Winnipeg. Earlier in the night, the Penguins clinched the Division with a Flyers loss. Paul Martin was back in the lineup, and he paid immediate …

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Police say shootings linked to gang war – Winnipeg | Globalnews.ca
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WINNIPEG – Police have confirmed that a Winnipeg house was showered with bullets twice in 24 hours in a feud between rival street gangs. Two men have been arrested and are facing more than 30 firearms-related charges …

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WSOF Canada Not Coming to Winnipeg | Top MMA News at …
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A May 10th date was originally planned for the WSOF Canada Winnipeg card. That date was eventually pushed back to May 30th and was to feature a Canadian Bantamweight title match between Curtis Brigham and Josh Hill …

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Scott Fielding thinks 1700 signatures is "overwhelming" support for the abandonment of phase two of the RT line.
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Jazz Winnipeg » THE 2014 TD WINNIPEG INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL LINEUP
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Jets smacked out of playoffs, coach smacked on head
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As if to add injury to insult, Winnipeg Jets’ coach Paul Maurice got hit by a puck during Thursday night’s loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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It's official: Winnipeg's winter the coldest since 1898
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No Winnipegger alive has ever experienced the kind of winter we’ve just survived.

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PTE grow-op comedy Harvest burns slowly, but incites giggles
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Take a heap of Walt Wingfield, a bit of Breaking Bad, a pinch of Reefer Madness, put it in your pipe and smoke it – and there you have Ken Cameron’s Harvest, the season closer at Prairie Theatre Exchange.

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Tories accuse NDP of hiding info as immigration email surfaces
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Manitoba’s opposition Progressive Conservatives are accusing the governing NDP of hiding information from requests made under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation.

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NDP accused of hiding key email
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The Selinger government is being accused of withholding a key email in a scandal involving a former cabinet minister. The Opposition Conservatives said Friday they were denied the email when they filed a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) in May

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63% support assisted suicide
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Most Manitobans believe people with terminal illnesses or severe disabilities ought to have access to euthanasia, and most Manitobans want the provincial government to allow doctors to help. A new poll by Probe Research for the Winnipeg Free Press suggests 63 per cent of Manitobans support the

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Waterlines still freezing, despite warmer weather
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The past week saw more than 100 properties added to the list of those reporting loss of water service because of frozen waterlines. City hall said Friday 2,359 properties have reported frozen waterlines since November, an increase of 15 from the day before and 111 more than the previous

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City's worst winter since 1898
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Congratulations, Winnipeggers, you are in the midst of surviving the worst winter on record since 1898. That’s right, 1898, when the Spanish-American War was raging and the Montreal Victorias won their fourth-straight Stanley Cup. The year of the first recorded motor-vehicle fatality and the

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Panel to discuss immigration policy changes Sunday
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Will changes to immigration policy have an impact on Canada’s future? The Immigration Matters in Canada Coalition is holding a public discussion in Winnipeg Sunday to try and answer the question. A panel will discuss how the Canadian government’s attitude toward immigrants and

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Police suspect missing teen headed east
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The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in located a missing 15-year-old girl named Randi “May” Reyes, who last made contact with friends Thursday. Investigators suspect she may currently be in eastern Canada, possibly in Montreal. The WPS has engaged

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Top 5 reasons to see Manitoba Opera's La Bohème
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In honour of David Letterman’s retirement announcement and Manitoba Opera’s current production of the perennial classic, CBC’s opera reviewer Al Rae gives a handful of good reason to see La Bohème in Winnipeg.

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Winnipeggers prep for spring as warm weather rounds corner
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Despite the extremely cold and long winter, retailers in Winnipeg say sales have been warming up for weeks.

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Kelekis sign takes up residence in Winnipeg’s neon museum
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An iconic piece of North End history is taking up residence in Winnipeg’s Neon Factory – the only sign museum in the city.

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Ontario man nabbed in roadside drug seizure
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A man from eastern Ontario has been arrested and faces numerous drug charges after he was pulled over near MacGregor, Man., Wednesday as part of an RCMP traffic stop.

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Man dead after SUV collides with Waywayseecappo school bus
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A 44-year-old man is dead, and alcohol is considered a factor, after an SUV he was a passenger in collided with a school bus on Waywayseecappo First Nation Thursday night.

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Cyclists to get protection on Sherbrook
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Winnipeg is set to get its first protected bike lane, on Sherbrook Street.

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Mensajes ocultos en Winnipeg – Winnipeg 2 Canadá 8 AXM
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En la ciudad de Winnipeg hago un tour para descubrir los secretos ocultos en el edificio legislativo de Manitoba. Además descubro una de mis hamburguesas fav…

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2014 JUNO Awards in Winnipeg!
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The 2014 JUNO Awards are in Winnipeg! Are you ready?

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Winnipeg ballet inspired by residential school stories
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… Royal Winnipeg Ballet's new season will include a ballet inspired by the stories of residential ;. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's new season will include a ballet inspired by the stories of residential schools told at Canada's Truth and Reconciliation …

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