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Committee's plans for off-leash dog parks draw debate
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A city committee has voted for new guidelines aimed at improving existing off-leash dog parks, while paving the way for new ones. Committee member Coun. Scott Fielding said Winnipeg needs four to five more off-leash areas. But dog advocates say the new …

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City committee's plans for off-leash dog parks draw debate
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A city committee has voted for new guidelines aimed at improving existing off-leash dog parks, while paving the way for new ones. Committee member Coun. Scott Fielding said Winnipeg needs four to five more off-leash areas. But dog advocates say the new …

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Bombers turn a profit despite disastrous 2013 season
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The numbers came out Monday and despite the fact the team managed just three wins on the field in 2013, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers did post a winning bank balance last season. The team showed a profit of $2.9 million. “We had a very positive year off …

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Photographer believes Instagram account deleted after posting breastfeeding …
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Heather Bays, a Winnipeg photographer living in Toronto, says she her Instagram account was deleted Sunday after posting a breastfeeding photo. Though Instagram has rules about nudity and sexually-explicit content, she said many photos on the site show …

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RCMP make big bust near Portage
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RCMP say they’ve seized 137 lbs of marijuana from a semi-truck in a bust near Portage la Prairie early Monday morning.

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Marijuana found inside semi on Trans-Canada Highway
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A semi-trailer driver from the Maritimes is in custody after RCMP seized at least 62 kilograms of marijuana from his truck on the Trans-Canada Highway in south-central Manitoba on Monday.

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Winnipegger wins $1 million
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She didn’t get the chocolate bunny she was looking for, but Yvonne Perrault got something better: a $1-million win on a scratch ticket.

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Three charged in weapons bust
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Three men have been charged after police seized two loaded firearms and ammunition during a traffic stop.

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Arrest in Tyndall Park break-in
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A 22-year-old man is in custody following a terrifying attempted robbery early Sunday morning in Tyndall Park.

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City committee approves off-leash guidelines despite Humane Society concerns
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Despite some criticism, the new guidelines for off-leash dog parks was approved by protection and community services committee.

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Another arrest made in Project Describe
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RCMP have made another arrest in relation to Project Describe. Project Describe is a crackdown on cocaine trafficking in The Pas and Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The Pas RCMP has charged 31 people with cocaine-trafficking offences since early last year. On Monday, Matthew Kyle Ost, 21, of Winnipeg

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Search of truck yields bunch of marijuana
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RCMP arrested a man from the Maritimes after finding marijuana in a semi-trailer early Monday. RCMP said they pulled over a transport truck on the Trans-Canada Highway near Portage la Prairie just after 2 a.m. About 137 pounds of marijuana was found in the vehicle, which was taken to Winnipeg to

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Damian Lillard’s Ridiculous Game Winner Lifts Blazers Over Rockets: Taco Bell Buzzer Beater
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Damian Lillard drained the incredible three with 0.9 seconds left to send Portland to the 2nd round over Houston. Visit nba.com/video for more highlights. Ab…

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Little Mix – Salute
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Little Mix – Salute Pre-order the Salute Bundle here: http://smarturl.it/SaluteSingleBundle The bundle also features a Move acoustic and Salute remixes from …

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Bombers record $2.9-million profit – Winnipeg Sun
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers recorded a $2.9-million operating profit in 2013, up from $2.2 million the year before.

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Game Knight's Boardgame Night (Tuesdays at 1800)
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Anybody ever go to this and what should I expect as a newcomer? Subreddit meet up per chance? submitted by justwantedtologin [link] [20 comments]

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Russian and Ukrainian Winnipeggers clash at Manitoba Legislature
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Suspect Caught Following Tyndall Park Break-In
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Winnipeg Police Crest A 22-year-old man is facing charges following a break-in at a home on Taraska Bay. Winnipeg police responded Sunday morning at around 2 a.m. when the suspect entered through an unlocked door. Once inside, it's alleged he began …

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Winnipeg Harvest in Urgent Need of Food Donations
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Winnipeg Harvest is experiencing a shortage of food on its shelves and is asking the community to make a donation. The food bank is seeking non-perishable items high in protein to help feed the 60,000 Manitobans who rely on their service every month.

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RCMP Investigate Thefts Near Wascada
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A 2011 John Deere Gator XUV 825i, similar to this one, was stolen from a property just south of Wascada, Manitoba on April 21, 2014. (RCMP HANDOUT). RCMP in Killarney are investigating a series of thefts from a property in the RM of Brenda, Manitoba.

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More Litter, Less Help To Clean It Up
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Take Pride Winnipeg’s Tom Ethans says the weather hasn’t helped this spring’s litter clean-up campaign. Ethans tells 680 CJOB, the number of groups willing to go out.. and clean-up neighbourhoods has dropped, too. “We shouldn’t have to do this in the first place. There are just so many people who litter now. It is amazing. Take […]

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Steen Not Taking Leave From Council
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A Winnipeg city councillor says he is not going anywhere. Elmwood-East Kildonan councillor, and former Winnipeg Jet Thomas Steen turned himself in last week after an alleged incident last week at a Boston Pizza. He’s accused of assaulting a woman he knows, and was released on a promise to appear in court. Steen issued a […]

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95 lbs Unwanted Drugs Dropped Off
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The Winnipeg Police Service says it collected 95-pounds of medication during this past Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Drop-Off.  Unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs were dropped off to keep communities safe and the environment clean. However it’s also important to note.. you can always take unwanted medications to local pharmacies to ensure they’re disposed of, safely. […]

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Stolen Gator/Trailer/Tracks
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RCMP in Killarney have put out an alert after someone stole equipment from a business in the RM of Brenda, south of Waskada. Stolen were a 2011 John Deere Gator XUV 4 X 4, as well as a utility trailer, and two full sets of tracks for the Gator.  The theft was April 21st. (photo likeness […]

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'Harsh winter' leads Winnipeg Harvest to issue donations plea
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Winnipeg Harvest has issued an urgent plea for high-protein food donation, following a decline in stock that the food bank believes can be attributed to the brutal winter. Among the items needed are canned fish and poultry, canned stews and beans …

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Search for Easter chocolate nets Winnipegger million-dollar lottery prize
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The newest millionaire in Winnipeg has an unsuccessful Easter chocolate hunt to thank for a lotto win. Yvonne Perrault was looking for a specific chocolate for her daughter on Easter Sunday morning when she stopped at the Red River Co-Op gas bar in …

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Gallery: True North takes over Winnipeg's Burton Cummings Theatre
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True North Sports & Entertainment Limited is now at the helm of Winnipeg's historic Burton Cummings Theatre. The Winnipeg Jets and MTS Centre owners confirmed Monday they've signed a two-year contract with an option to renew to manage and operate …

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Winnipeg committee accepts off-leash dog park guidelines
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A city committee gave its approval to a guidelines report for off-leash dog parks in Winnipeg despite concerns raised from two animal groups. Coun. Brian Mayes (St. Vital), who chairs the protection and community services committee, said he and his …

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New shoes first step to Manitoba Marathon for students
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WINNIPEG – The St. George School running club has been busy preparing for this year's Manitoba Marathon. The only problem: improper footwear has slowed some students down. “Most of these kids don't have the ability to get a good, comfortable pair of …

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Former Manitoba Crown corporation boss to get $180 an hour for new work
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WINNIPEG — The former head of Manitoba Public Insurance is going to return to work temporarily for $180 an hour. The Crown corporation's former chief executive officer, Marilyn McLaren, was given a six-figure package when she retired recently, but has …

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RCMP arrest 2 youths for fire on southwest Manitoba farm
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RCMP have arrested two youths in connection with a major fire near Souris.

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Scottish groups oppose renaming of Machray Park
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The proposed renaming of Machray Park has caused a stir among local Scottish groups who feel it is a dishonour to Scottish Archbishop Robert Machray.

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Winnipeg councilor Thomas Steen won't take leave from council
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Less than a week after news surfaced he was facing an assault charge, Coun. Thomas Steen (Elmwood-East Kildonan) released a statement Monday saying he would not be taking a leave from his council duties.

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Grass fire not unusual: fire officials
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A grassfire in the Assiniboine forest had crews from around the city scrambling Sunday but firefighter officials said it was nothing out of the ordinary for this time of year. The first report of the fire came in around 2:30 p.m. Crews were still being sent by late into Sunday to fight hot

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New boss at The Burt
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IF you needed a sign that there’s a new boss at the Burton Cummings Theatre, you only had to visit the basement washroom at the George Thorogood concert over the weekend. “Nobody has used it in five decades. Water was flowing,” said Kevin Donnelly, senior vicepresident of

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A bunch of smoothie operators
www.winnipegfreepress.com

It has been drawn to my attention I am lousy at providing readers with important updates on previous groundbreaking columns. Take my buddy Big Daddy Tazz, for instance. Way back in February, which happens to be I Love to Read Month, I told you the barrel-chested, charity-minded standup comedian

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Fundraiser for war resister
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A former U.S. soldier who walked out on the war in Iraq and sought sanctuary in Canada is still living in limbo and looking for help in Winnipeg tonight. A fundraiser for Joshua Key is being held at 7 p.m. at St. Matthews Church in the West End. Key is one of an estimated 200 […]

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Crews battle grass fire in Assiniboine forest
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A grass fire in the Assiniboine forest had crews from around the city scrambling Sunday, but firefighter officials said it was nothing out of the ordinary for this time of year. The first report of the fire came in around 2:30 p.m. Crews were still being sent by late into Sunday to fight hot…

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