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Manitoba fishing book lands ways to local food source
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A new book, Fishin’ for Dumbasses by John Toone, is being launched just in time for fishing season.

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Holding Power to Account
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Nearly 40 years after U.S. President Richard Nixon resigned amidst accusations of break-ins and coverups, former Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein will be in Winnipeg to talk about the legacy of Watergate.

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Zebra mussels: Lake Winnipeg potash dump starts next week
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The province will start to treat four Lake Winnipeg harbours with liquid potash to eradicate zebra mussels next week.

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Nova Scotia man caught with 62 kg of marijuana in Manitoba
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A Nova Scotia man is facing drug charges after Manitoba RCMP pulled over a transport truck and say they found more than 60 kilograms of marijuana inside.

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City covering most of cost of police security for Manitoba Marathon
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Concerns raised over a $20,000 bill levied against the Manitoba Marathon for police security seem to be all for naught.

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Confession to mom caught on tape
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A Winnipeg teen has agreed to be sentenced as an adult for a violent assault that left his 53-year-old victim suffering permanent brain damage and unable to care for himself.

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Buffalo Point cottagers win right to appeal taxes
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Property rights extend to the right to appeal unfair taxes on at least one First Nation reserve, a Manitoba court ruled today. The finding is the latest ruling in a bitter dispute which pit hundreds of non-native cottagers against the last known hereditary aboriginal chief in the province. The

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Splash Dash Tours start Friday
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Some of Manitoba’s lakes might still be frozen but Winnipeg’s rivers aren’t. And so, Splash Dash Tours is set to begin its half-hour guided excursions through downtown Winnipeg via the Red and Assiniboine rivers. “The boats are in great shape and the crew here is ready

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CMU 8th on list of beautiful Christian schools
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An on-line Christian publication says that the Canadian Mennonite University is the eighth most beautiful Christian college and university campus in the world. Christian Universities On-Line picked only one other Canadian school, Toronto’s Tyndale University College at #4. First was

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Man admits to assaulting victim moments before fatal stabbing
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The alcohol was flowing and the fists started flying. But a young man will not be held liable for the tragic results of a violent New Year’s Eve house party on a Manitoba reserve. Brandon Bird, 22, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of simple assault for his role in the Jan. 1, 2013

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Someone broke into my garage last night…
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Hey r/Winnipeg, somebody broke into my garage last night in the Fort Rouge area. They stole my mountain bike and a compound mitre saw. The bike is a KHS Alite 150 in green and silver. The saw is a Ridgid 12" compound mitre saw. I have reported this to the police, but I figured I […]

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Marathon racers run for a cure
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WINNIPEG – Runners were amped up early Sunday morning for the 10th annual Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon. “I've got to run 13 miles and that's a pretty significant distance, so nerves are a little high,” said marathon runner Jordan Summers.

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Week 33: The pre-baby bucket list
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Moms and Dads, I'm asking for your help. I'm now at a stage in my pregnancy where my husband and I can't wait to finally become parents. We've even caught ourselves wishing for the last seven weeks to fly by, even though we're still not totally ready …

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20 headstones vandalized in McPhillips cemetery
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Damage to a cemetery is pegged between $40,000 and $60,000 after vandals struck it this past weekend. At some point between the afternoon of May 9 and 8:30 a.m. on May 11, approximately 20 headstones were vandalized, said police. Officers continue to …

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City hall turns down Manitoba Marathon request to cover policing costs
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Organizers of the Manitoba Marathon headed to city hall to ask for financial help to subsidize policing costs. The 26.2 mile race and its associated races are an annual Father's Day tradition in Winnipeg. However, marathon organizers said they had been …

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Sinkhole causes lane closures on St. Mary's Road
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Winnipeg police closed down southbound lanes on St. Mary's Road Wednesday afternoon after a large sinkhole opened up near Morier Avenue. Police advised drivers to expect delays and asked motorists to avoid the area, if possible. Traffic was backed up …

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Canada Post union holding public town hall Wednesday
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The union representing Canada Post workers is holding a town hall forum to gauge community support after cuts were announced to mail service last year. Canada Post announced in December that it will be getting rid of door-to-door mail delivery and …

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How to Go Camping in Style This Summer
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(NC) — Our interests can be so varied when venturing into the great Canadian wilderness – and this includes our comfort. For example, spending your vacation admiring one of the largest dark sky preserves in the world, or exploring the training site …

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Tories take aim at PST increase in new ad – Winnipeg Free …
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Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister has a new radio ad that promotes his party's c… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.

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Upstart Canadiens oust Boston Bruins from playoffs with 3-1 …
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BOSTON – Max Pacioretty scored the winner midway through the second period and Carey Price stopped 2… – Sports – Winnipeg Free Press.

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Winnipeg pediatric surgeon uses holidays to help out lone …
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SASKATOON – A pediatric surgeon from Winnipeg has been using his holiday time over the last few mont… – Your Health – Winnipeg Free Press.

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Text sent shortly before fatal crash, court told – Winnipeg …
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Lawyers defending a young Winnipeg man accused of being drunk and texting at the wheel and then crashing and killing a fellow motorist have begun laying legal groundwork in their bid to see blood evidence in the case thrown out of court.

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Time to see if MS Lord Selkirk II can float
                            
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After 23 years of standing in a Selkirk slough, the Canadian Coast Guard is seeing if the 1,009-ton MS Lord Selkirk II will float.

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PHOTOS: Ice hills on Lake Manitoba
                            
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Hills of ice came close to the shore of Lake Manitoba May 14, 2014. Images show the ice at Pioneer Resort, west of St. Laurent, with Laurentia Beach to the north and Twin Lakes Beach to the south.

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Police Combat Property Crime With Project Comet
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Police in River Heights are launching a new program to combat a spike in property crimes. Project Comet includes increased patrols and police going door to door warning residents to lock-up. West District Crime Unit Sgt. Mike Brooker says break-ins and thefts typically trend upward this time of year, “When the weather starts getting a […]

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Schedule For Lake Wpg Zebra Mussels Treatment
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The Provincial government has released more details on how the fight against Zebra Mussels on Lake Winnipeg will be rolled out in another week weather permitting. To minimize disruptions for commercial fishing, a gated silt curtain will keep liquid potash being used to treat the mussels  in the four harbours. However the curtain can be opened […]

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Sinkhole swallows part of St. Mary's Road in Winnipeg
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Winnipeg city crews are trying to fix a sizable sinkhole that swallowed up a section of St. Mary’s Road and disrupted rush-hour traffic on Wednesday afternoon.

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Abortion debate nixed as NDP shifts focus to CBC funding cuts
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The New Democrats appear to be backing away from MP Niki Ashton’s bid to trigger a House vote on abortion rights, at least for now. Instead, the party will devote its upcoming opposition day to a motion calling on the government to reverse the latest round of CBC funding cuts. Kady O’Malley has the details.

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First Nations mount national day of resistance in several cities
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Calling it a day of resistance, aboriginal people and supporters arrived by the busload on Parliament Hill today, while protesters also took to the streets in Kahnawake, Saskatoon, Sudbury and Winnipeg.

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Winnipeggers voice concerns about mail delivery changes at forum
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Winnipeg residents who will be the first to lose door-to-door mail delivery raised concerns and questions, such as where their new community mailboxes will be stationed, at a public meeting Wednesday night.

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18th annual aboriginal trade show rolls through Winnipeg
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Aboriginal businesses and celebrities are showing their stuff at the Winnipeg Convention Centre for the 18th Vision Quest trade show.

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Teen performed indecent act at U of M
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A teenager is wanted for allegedly exposing himself to a woman Tuesday.

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Hebrew cemetery headstones toppled
                            
                            
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A visitor to the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery on Mother’s Day discovered that about 20 headstones had been damaged there sometime between May 9 and 11.

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Property crime heating up
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Project Comet took off last week in River Heights to combat escalating crime in summertime.

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Mayor or bust: Havixbeck
                            
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Paula Havixbeck is running for mayor.

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Assaulted by one man, killed by another
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A Manitoba man has been spared further jail time for assaulting a man just before he was fatally stabbed.

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Red River Co-op takes over Safeway locations
                            
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There was a flurry of activity at the former Safeway store in Southdale as hundreds of staff and tradespeople raced against the clock to transform the grocery store into a Red River Co-op.

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Eight students receiving humanitarians awards from teachers society
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These are global kids, truly super and global kids — building overseas schools, helping victims of war, coming to the aid of typhoon-devastated victims, all while not forgetting those who need help right outside their own doors. The 17th annual Manitoba Teachers Society Young Humanitarian

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