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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

How Canada developed pioneer drugs to fight Ebola

A man , right, working for a humanitarian group, throws water in a small bag to West Point residents behind the fence of a holding area, as they wait for a second consignment of food from the Liberian government.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

Gord Steeves flip-flops, wants rapid transit axed

"I believe building this phase of BRT would be a monumental mistake for our city and would be one we would regret for decades to come," Steeves said on Friday.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Stephen Harper blasted for remarks on missing and murdered aboriginal women

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife Laureen pose for a photograph with Canadian Rangers as they leave Whitehorse on Friday August 22, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Siloam Mission's basement flooded again after storm

A truck hits a large puddle on Waverley Street near Wilkes Avenue Friday morning after the heavy rainfall overnight.

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16 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

Heavy Rain to Soak Great Falls to Winnipeg

A swath of steady, soaking rain will slowly shift from the northern Plains to the Canadian Prairies this weekend, making people reach for their umbrellas.

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20 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Ukrainians mark historic injustice in Canada

At first, Ottawa's were calming following the outbreak of the First World War. People were told if they went about their business and caused no trouble they would be left alone, at peace.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

The Buzz

Twenty years ago, her on-court determination earned her a Hustle Award and a high school basketball title.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

What the F?

FOR the second time in Daniel Radcliffe's film career, he has a single movie going out into the English-speaking world with two titles.

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GlobalNews

Crash closes eastbound Trans-Canada just west of Winnipeg

The eastbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway between Camp Manitou Road and Race Track Road were closed during the morning rush hour after a semi-trailer truck rear-ended a pickup.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

'Pulling out all of the stops'

An angel sits on the Alexander Docks Wednesday morning after Tuesday night's vigil to remember Tina Fontaine and Faron Hall, whose bodies were pulled from the Red River.

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CBC News

Firefighters battle strip mall blaze North of Winnipeg

Flames could be seen coming from the back of a strip mall on Main Street north of the Perimeter Highway in West St. Paul Thursday morning.

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City's summer paving push gives drivers headaches

A 2.5 kilometer trip along Bishop Grandin Boulevard from Pembina Highway to Waverly Street is taking twice as long, thanks to road construction.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

The stories they could tell

Travel writer Nikki Bayley of the U.K. had only been in Churchill a matter of minutes when she experienced what she describes as her "first first time."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Globe and Mail

Father's killing a turning point in life of slain teen

Photo of 15 year old Tina Fontaine at vigil sits on the Alexander Docks along the Red river from which her body, in a bag, was recovered Sunday in Winnipeg Manitoba, August 19, 2014.

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Canada.com

Teen's body found in Winnipeg river fuels new push for national...

The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River is prompting renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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My Manitoba.com

Canada Post issues stamp to mark opening of CMHR

Canada Post has issued a new stamp to mark the opening of Canada's new national museum, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights , which will welcome its first visitors exactly one month from today.

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CBC News

2nd suspect arrested in Portage la Prairie home invasion

Curtis Asham, 41, was wanted for his suspected involvement in a Portage La Prairie home invasion on Aug. 10. He was arrested in Winnipeg on Tuesday, according to RCMP.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Steeves pledges changes to photo radar practices

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves is pledging more prominent signage warning of photo radar at construction sites -- and a two-tiered fine system that would see higher penalties meted out only when workers are present.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

No answers for how taxpayers' money spent

In a nutshell, that's the ongoing saga enveloping evacuees from Manitoba First Nations who have been out of their homes since the spring of 2011, and the program that has funded their hotel bills ever since.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Transcona to keep 'mini Wrigley Field'

Transcona Stadium BALL FIELD BLUES i 1 2 Transcona Stadium is going to be demolished this fall.

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