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  1. Activists hope to boost voting in North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Judy Wasylycia-Leis casts her ballot at Luxton School in the North End during the last civic election. 2010 election - 47.1% 2006 election - 38.2% 2002 election - 48.7% 1998 election - 53.6% 1995 election - 53.5% Voter turnout in the heart of the North End is abysmal -- 16 per cent in the last election.

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  2. Winnipeg reacts to Ottawa shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | GlobalNews

    "We tend to sort of like to think that we're immune here in Canada to these events, which makes it even more shocking than arguably in the United States," said James Fergusson, director at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba. In Winnipeg police swarmed the Legislature building to help beef up security as the building stayed open to the public.

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  3. Ottawa shooting raises security at 17 Wing, Manitoba legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    Police have increased their presence at the Manitoba legislative building in the wake of the shootings in Ottawa. Security measures were tightened at several Manitoba locations, including the provincial legislature and the 17 Wing military base in Winnipeg, following the attack in downtown Ottawa today.

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  4. Parliament shootings: People are resilient to trauma, psychiatrist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    ... Canada - that belief is kind of being shattered right now," Sareen, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Manitoba said from the Ottawa International Airport late Wednesday afternoon while waiting to board a flight home to Winnipeg. People ...

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  5. Infants's remains found in storage lockersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS News

    During an inventory check of delinquent storage containers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the remains of as many as four infants were found. The victims appear to be newborns.

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  6. Former Cargill beef plant worker fined by Canadian courtRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... compliance with regulations, he said. (1 US dollar = 1.1219 Canadian dollar) (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by James Dalgleish )

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  7. Woman Arrested After Six Dead Infants Found in WinnipegRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Police have charged a 40-year-old woman for concealing human remains after the bodies of six infants were found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Andrea Giesbrecht, aka Andrea Naworynski, has been charged with six counts of concealing the body of a child, Winnipeg police said today in a Twitter post. 1 comment

  8. Semi-trailer collides with railway overpass in Brandon, Man.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    A semi-trailer carrying an oversized load collided with an overpass while travelling southbound on highway 110 in Brandon, Man. around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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  9. Woman Arrested After 6 Dead Infants Found in U-Haul Self-Storage Unit in Winnipeg, CanadaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Inside Self-Storage

    Police have arrested a woman in connection with the discovery of six infant corpses found this week in a self-storage unit in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Andrea Giesbrecht, 40, has been charged with six counts of concealing a child's body, with additional charges possible upon autopsy results, according to police.

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  10. Brandon teen missingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    A teen in the care of Child and Family Services in Brandon, Man. is missing and has not had contact with family members or CFS workers since Oct. 15, according to the Brandon Police Service.

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  11. ATLIS Geomatics Increases Mapping Efficiency with Integrated Leica Geosystems Airborne SensorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    An investment in a Leica ALS70-HP LIDAR system and RCD30 camera positions the aerial surveying firm to provide a faster turnaround on innovative mapping solutions. The integrated Leica ALS70-HP and RCD30 solution collects high-quality LIDAR data and multispectral imagery on the same flight.

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  12. 6 dead babies found in locker, woman arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Police have charged a 40-year-old woman for concealing human remains after the bodies of six infants were found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Andrea Giesbrecht, aka Andrea Naworynski, has been charged with six counts of concealing the body of a child, Winnipeg police said Wednesday in a Twitter post.

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  13. Letters: Multiverse worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Scientist

    ... by Mueck, such as multiple interpretations of one knot. As they say, there's nothing new under the sun. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada From Charlie Davis In her article on the future of 3D printing, Aviva Rutkin suggests that cost and difficulty of use ...

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  14. Female trustees may outnumber men across provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... cent of the seats outside the largest cities have already been filled by acclamation, or not filled at all. Across Manitoba, 10 more women than men registered to run in this election. However, women are a minority of candidates in the city ...

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  15. Tough to keep watch on storage lockers: firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    A worker outside a U-Haul facility walks by the storage lockers on Elgin Avenue and McPhillips Street Tuesday, a day after staff members found the remains of infants inside a locker. OPERATORS of private storage companies insist they do their best to prevent clients from putting illegal or dangerous items in lockers but "can't control what people bring in."

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  16. RMFL semifinals slatedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The Neepawa Tigers face the Moosomin Generals , while the Parkwest Outlaws will tackle the first-place Swan Valley Tigers in Saturday's semifinals in the Rural Manitoba Football League playoffs. Both games are slated for 1 p.m., in Swan River and Moosomin, Sask., with the semifinal winners advancing to the final to battle for the Doug Steeves Cup on Nov. 1. Meanwhile, the Virden Golden Bears visit the Dauphin Clippers , while the Southwest Sabres will host the East Parkland Warriors in Saturday's consolation semifinals, with the winners meeting for the Murray Black Cup.

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  17. Lindsay leads NativesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Drake Lindsay had three goals and two assists to help the Neepawa Natives snap a five-game losing skid with a 5-2 victory over the host Dauphin Kings in the lone game in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League on Tuesday night. Neepawa's Garett Rempel and Brady Bouchard added a goal and two assists apiece, while Brandonite Jaxon Elmes drew an assist for the Natives .

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  18. Rural Roundup - Oct. 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    "They're seeing high mortality rates, in the order of 70 to 80 per cent in some cases," Manitoba Pork Council general manager Andrew Dickson said. "In the feeder barns, they've noticed it because it's hurt production a bit ... whereas in the sow barns, they're noticing mortality."

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  19. Bodies of four infants are found in storage lockerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    An employee walks near the scene where the infant remains were found in various states of decomposition in Winnipeg, Manitoba October 21, 2014. The remains of four infants were discovered in a storage locker, police said on Tuesday, though they said the number of bodies found was not certain An employee stands near the scene where infant remains were found in various states of decomposition in Winnipeg, Manitoba October 21, 2014.

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  20. NDP veteran, business-backed lawyer among contenders for new Winnipeg mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    People across Manitoba vote today in civic elections that include a roller-coaster race to become Winnipeg's next mayor. Seven people are running to replace outgoing three-term mayor Sam Katz, and polls in the summer suggested a sizable lead for Judy Wasylycia-Leis, a former New Democrat politician who lost to Katz in 2010.

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