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Water back on after main break near Polo Park
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… Ellice Avenue. The break flooded several blocks along Wall. Several water main breaks, including on Tache Avenue, Assiniboine Avenue, Route 90 and Selkirk Avenue, caused problems for residents, businesses and drivers in the past week in Winnipeg.

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Manitoba Pledges $5.5B for Infrastructure in Five-Year Plan
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Highway 9 north of 9A near Selkirk is already slated to get two kilometres of concrete refurbishment in the near future. (GOOGLE STREETVIEW). The Manitoba government is digging deep into its pockets to show that its unpopular PST hike is going to …

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Jason Aldean to Play MTS Centre in October
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Aldean, 37, will come to Winnipeg with special guests Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr on Thursday, October 2. His last album, My Kinda Party, was the top-selling country album of 2011 and the fifth-best seller across all genres. Tickets go on sale …

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Manitoba Safeway Workers Ratify New Agreement
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Members of UFCW Local 832 voted 94.7 percent in favour of the deal during votes held simultaneously in Winnipeg, Brandon, Steinbach, Selkirk, Neepawa, Dauphin and Thompson. In the first agreement since Sobeys purchased Safeway last year, members …

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Soup's On at Winnipeg's Sana SoupHouse
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There is just something about soup. It's often exactly what you need on many occasions. It's also the perfect cold weather food, especially during this year's frigid Winnipeg winter. Newly opened this week, Sana SoupHouse at 387 Graham Avenue, serves …

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Provinces target more young people for lotto ticket sales
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Provincial lottery agencies are facing a big problem — millennials aren’t buying lottery tickets nearly as much as their parents do.

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Seniors stuck after sidewalk made impassable by city plows
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Two Winnipeg seniors are worried ambulances won’t be able to reach their homes if they need to because plows are piling huge chunks of ice and snow on their sidewalk.

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Jeff Stoughton’s Winnipeg curling team breaks up
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Manitoba’s Jeff Stoughton has confirmed his rink is breaking up.

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Teacher with $1.2-M home fined for tax evasion
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A Winnipeg teacher has been fined nearly $50,000 for tax evasion involving his second career as a wedding photographer.

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Winnipeg in 7 years: Spur talk
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Canada’s first national festival of politics, art and ideas — Spur — touched down in Winnipeg this weekend. One highlight: A talk on Sunday afternoon at Manitoba Hydro Place in which six Winnipeggers were asked what the city will look like in seven years.

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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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