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24 min ago | CBC News

Gimli's Icelandic Festival celebrates 125th anniversary

Organizers of this year's Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Man., are expecting a lot of visitors for its 125th anniversary this weekend.

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4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Water shortage not just problem in Third World

Th dyke at the mouth of the Shoal Lake canal that provides drinking water for Winnipeg, but cut off land access to the community of Shoal Lake 40 in 1914.

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10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Riding on their dreams

Ten-year-old Waverley Leduc rides her specially designed bike next to her dad, Jamie.

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12 hrs ago | Spin

Broken Bells Get Intimate in Live 'Holding on for Life' Video

Broken Bells have shared a live video for "Holding on for Life," aptly immortalizing a performance of the song at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood.

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16 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Terry Fox elevates holiday

The history and meaning of most holidays is usually self-evident, but the same is far from true for the August long weekend, which most people think is a day off for the heck of it.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Neepawa Press

Kenneth Rogers Gardiner

Kenneth Rodger Gardiner was born April 22, 1929 in Winnipeg Manitoba. He was the 6th child of Joseph and May Gardiner.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Committee endorses $25-million upgrade for Kilcona Park

Plans released this morning call for a dramatic overhaul that includes rebuilding many of the structures at Harbour View, including the wooden tower; fencing and relocating areas of the off-leash dog park; construction of a three-kilometre roadway linking both sides of the area; and a 10-kilometre internal network of active-transportation pathways.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg airport shows off refurbished second runway

An Air Canada jet arrived on runway 13/31 and travels through the intersection of the newly resurfaced 18/36 runway.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Dining Out

In Winnipeg, we need no special events to celebrate our rich ethnicity. Or at least I don't -- I love sandwiches, I'm grateful for the opportunity to indulge in so many international choices, and the following are just a sampling of some of the city's finest.

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CBC News

Police ID man found dead after armed standoff with police.

Winnipeg police officers stand at Stella Avenue and Powers Street as other officers deal with an armed standoff in the 500 block of Stella early Thursday morning.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Photo-radar refunds on way

More than 2,500 drivers clocked speeding in this Kenaston Boulevard construction zone won't have to pay.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

MTV

5SOS Announce First U.S. Headlining Tour: Are They Coming To Your Town?

Get ready U.S. 5SOSFam; you're about to Rock Out With Your Socks Out with 5 Seconds of Summer.

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CBC News

Dump truck of guts spills load on Perimeter Hwy

A dump truck carrying a load of guts lost its load Wednesday evening near St Mary's Road on the Perimtre Highway.

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BayStreet.ca

King's Bay Gold Corporation Announces the Appointment of Art Stacey...

These appointments are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange Inc. Concurrently, the company is also announcing a number of other changes to its Board of Directors and management team.

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CBC News

$1M in photo radar tickets in Winnipeg refunded due to error

Winnipeg police are refunding more than 2,500 photo radar tickets issued between June 27 and July 1 because of an error on the tickets.

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CBC News

Mistake forces $1M refund in Winnipeg photo radar tickets

Call it a million-dollar mistake. Winnipeg police are refunding more than 2,500 photo radar tickets issued between June 27 and July 1 because of an error on the tickets.

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CBC News

Winnipeggers wanted for national art project

CBC's Ismaila Alfa spoke with artist Aquil Virani on Wednesday morning's CBC Manitoba Infortmation Radio about his "Canada's Self-Portrait" project, an attempt to capture various renderings of what it means to be Canadian, drawn by Canadians.

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Terry Fox gets his day in Manitoba

The August civic holiday will be now known as Terry Fox Day, named after the Winnipeg-born athlete who was just 22 when he died in 1981 during his attempt to run across Canada on one leg in his Marathon of Hope.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Hard windows of opportunity

Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press Highrise window-washers with Picture Perfect Window Cleaning wash the glass on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Tuesday in preparation for the grand opening, which is less than two months away.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Cut mosquito-fogging buffer zones: Steeves

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves vowed on Tuesday to get tough on Winnipeg's most annoying insect the mosquito He made the announcement Tuesday morning at 653 Dudley Ave.See Aldo Santin story July 29, 2014 FINALLY, there is something other than roads and potholes as an election issue -- but the resolution could be just as elusive.

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