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Another late season collapse, another early exit for Jets
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It was the final dagger for the Winnipeg Jets and their hopes of making the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Icy highway conditions lead to numerous vehicles in the ditch
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RCMP are advising motorists to slow down and take it easy on highways, especially on the new CentrePort Canada Way, or Highway 221.

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Jets/Thrashers have consistently caved during crunch time …
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What is it about March and the spring equinox that brings out the relative paralysis of the Winnipeg… – Winnipeg Jets – Winnipeg Free Press.

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Pride Winnipeg plots expansion into rural Manitoba | Metro
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Ready or not pride is coming to rural Manitoba. With the success of the Winnipeg Pride Festival—which is expanding to a second day this summer—organizers at Pride Winnipeg are now setting their sights on helping smaller …

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Let voters decide on rapid transit
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There’s a very simple and cost-effective way to resolve the dispute over whether to spend more tax dollars on Winnipeg’s bus rapid transit, or redirect that money to other important infrastructure.

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Tory MP’s Wish For Victim’s Bill Comes True
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The federal government has unveiled a new piece of legislation called The Victims Bill of Rights Act. Conservative MP and cabinet minister Shelly Glover has worked for several years on this bill and it will now be tabled in the House of Commons. You can hear about the bill by listening to part of our […]

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Space Camera Looking Down At You
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Urthecast  has opened up a whole new perspective of the Earth as seen from the International Space Station. The Vancouver based company is behind two cameras hovering well above us. The company’s CEO Scott Larson tells 680 CJOB unlike Google Earth the pictures are always changing. “And you can see a picture of your house […]

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Increasing Penalty For Cellphone Use While Driving Possible
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Thousands of Winnipeggers are still guilty of using a cellphone while driving. That could mean changes in the future that would make the offence a lot more expensive.. “If the numbers continue to be where they are we would consider further measures,” according to Manitoba Justice minister Andrew Swan.  He  told Global News one consideration […]

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Celebrates 75th Anniversary
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The Royal Winnipeg Ballet has unveiled its 75th anniversary calendar. The RWB’s artistic director Andre Lewis tells 680 CJOB Swan Lake is being presented next March and this October it’s “A Story of Truth and Reconcilation” “Its a ballad that is based on the testimony of the Truth and Reconcilation Commission,  which is based here […]

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Appeal Date Set For Banned Hockey Parents
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The Winnipeg hockey parents banned from watching their son play for the next three years will have to wait another couple weeks to state their case to Hockey Manitoba. Leon and Christine Belandiuk’s formal appeal is scheduled to be heard on April 16th, according to Hockey Manitoba Executive Director Peter Woods. Woods says it will […]

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Southern Manitoba seeing more snow, milder temps today
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Time to grab your snow brushes and possibly your shovels again — several centimetres of snow will fall across southern Manitoba today, but at least it won’t be bitterly cold.

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Jets home to Sidney Crosby, Penguins
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The Winnipeg Jets will try to prevent the Pittsburgh Penguins from clinching the Metropolitan Division with a third win in four home games at MTS Centre on Thursday.

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No charges in dog mauling that killed 7-year-old girl
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RCMP in Manitoba say they won’t lay charges in the death of a seven-year-old girl who was mauled by two Alaskan malamute dogs near Oakbank, Man., last month.

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Police identify Winnipeg's 4th homicide of year
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Police have released the identity of the city’s fourth homicide of the year.

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AP Investigation: US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' with front companies to stir unrest
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WASHINGTON – In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba’s communist government. McSpedon and his team of high-tech contractors had come in from Costa Rica and

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US reaches $5.15B settlement with Anadarko Petroleum for cleanup of widespread toxic legacy
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WASHINGTON – The federal government on Thursday reached a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals for decades. The bulk of the money

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First time seeing Saturn in the city this year!
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Province investigating 2 more cases of measles in Manitoba
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Two more Manitobans have come down with the measles.

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Deer climbs onto roof in Kenora
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At first, Erin Cathcart Rose thought someone was just coming home late at her house in Kenora, Ont. When she got up to check, she couldn’t believe it. A deer had climbed onto the roof of her home.

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ATVs stolen from Manitoba shop despite 12 security cameras
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Twelve security cameras and a locked gate weren’t enough to protect a Manitoba business from thieves who stole $100,000 worth of all-terrain vehicles and other merchandise this week.

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Manitoba Hydro accused of privatizing power pole work
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The union representing Manitoba Hydro electrical workers says it wants to know why the public utility wants to contract out the work of replacing thousands of old hydro poles.

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Police bust sophisticated grow op in RM of Brokenhead
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RCMP in Oakbank and Beausejour said Thursday they have taken down a sophisticated marijuana grow operation in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, Man.

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Downtown bank robbed
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Police are looking for a man who robbed a downtown bank.

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Cops ask for public's help in homicide case
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Police are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of Winnipeg’s latest homicide.

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Snow falling, but city looking ahead to spring
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The snow may have still been falling on Thursday, but city officials are nonetheless preparing for spring.

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Thousands of Winnipeggers Still Without Running Water
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Even after six weeks with frozen pipes, Scott Wachal who lives on Cathedral Avenue is ever hopeful. “I think right now, we’ve got everything under control. As of the last 24 hours we’ve really started to get more information. If I’m still waiting here in another week, I don’t know what’s going to happen. But […]

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Milk Carton 2.0: The World’s Most Valuable Project
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You may save a missing children with just one-click. The Missing Children Society of Canada says the first hours after a child goes missing are crucial – so we need to let as many people know as possible. It asks that you donate your social network so we can get all of Canada involved and […]

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Search agency says underwater hunt for black box from missing jet to begin
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PERTH, Australia – The Australian head of the agency searching for the missing Malaysian passenger jet says U.S. Navy equipment will begin its underwater hunt Friday for the jet’s black boxes. Air crews and ships have been searching for weeks for a sign of Flight 370, which went missing on March…

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Fore! Here come the Jets
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No need to hold the presses on this Winnipeg Jets’ regular season. With four games left of their 82, the Jets’ quest for the Stanley Cup playoffs came to an official end on Thursday night, a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins neatly snipping that flimsy string that’s been

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Homicide victim's name released, police continue investigation
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Police have released the identity of the man who was found dead in a Winnipeg apartment earlier this week. John David Goundry, 51, was found unresponsive in an apartment block in the 400 block of Elgin Tuesday afternoon. The cause of death is not being released at this time. The homicide unit

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Playoff Hopes Die as Jets Fall 4-2
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Winnipeg Jets forward Jim Slater (19) slams Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Paul Martin (7) into the boards in NHL action at MTS Centre on Thursday, April 3, 2014. (SHAWN COATES / CHRISD.CA). Bryan Little – Winnipeg Jets. Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan …

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet creates new work about residential school stories
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WINNIPEG – The Royal Winnipeg Ballet will present a new work this season inspired by the stories heard by Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Artistic director Andre Lewis and executive director Jeff Herd announced the lineup for the …

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Jets' coach Maurice defends Pavelec | Home | Winnipeg Sun
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The Winnipeg Jets, coming off one of their toughest losses in franchise history, will attempt to get up off the mat and finish off their five-game road trip with a victory tonight at Jobing.com Arena against the Phoenix Coyotes.

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April 3, 2014 : News Releases : Winnipeg.ca
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Winnipeg, MB – Today the City of Winnipeg, in partnership with CTV Bellmedia, launched a new feature to provide citizens with information on the services citizens rely on every day of the year. A new “Winnipeg Minute” will …

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Councillors demand Winnipeg share frozen pipe information
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At least two city councillors say they should have access to more information when it comes to Winnipeg’s frozen-pipe crisis.

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Jets’ forward Kane sued over alleged assault
                            
                            
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Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane didn’t have a lot to say Thursday about a lawsuit alleging he assaulted a Vancouver man last summer, but what he did suggested he wasn’t giving it much thought.

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In like a lion, out like a hyena
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After shivering behind closed doors and cursing our Arctic weather all winter, we can all use a few laughs.

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Pillow held over girl's face during sex assault
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A Winnipeg man found guilty of sexually assaulting a vulnerable teen while a second man held a pillow over her face to muffle her screams has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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