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  1. Bold approach offers hope for child welfareRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | CBC News

    ... to do. This social experiment lab in the Point Douglas community started in 2014, supported by the Province of Manitoba's Early Childhood Development Innovation fund, the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, and the United Way of Winnipeg. They are ...

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  2. City honours hero who pulled man from burning car in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Tristan Gareau, 21, received the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Celebration of Life award from Mayor Brian Bowman Thursday after saving Steve Guy in mid-March. Gareau was driving home from a first date when he noticed a car had driven into a condo complex on Kenaston Boulevard.

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  3. Let's go off the rails with transportation plans in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    ... only dealing with CP and CN. There are a number of other players, including Via Rail, Burlington Northern, Central Manitoba Railway, and so on. Since the 1960s, various groups have raised the issue of moving rail yards away from Winnipeg's core, and ...

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  4. Winnipeg rapid transit plan's 2nd phase to be unveiled ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... ns. The nearly $600-million second phase of the transitway will run from the Jubilee Underpass to the University of Manitoba. The first phase ran from downtown to Jubilee.

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  5. Vikings take show on the road in bid to defend baseball titleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Jackson Popple and the Vincent Massey Vikings will play in the provincial high school baseball championship, beginning today in Cartwright and Baldur. For the last two years, the Vikings have hosted the event at Andrews Field, which allowed the players to go home after games.

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  6. Morning Mess -- Hockey playoffs heating upRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    What a week of weather. From the snow of May long weekend to the heat of July in less than seven days. Only in Manitoba. As the thermometer climbed higher and higher closer to 30 C this week, I found it more and more difficult to watch the NHL ...

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  7. Fireworks display not OK with Kilcona dog park usersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Dogs are frightened by fireworks and could dash from the park, which is next to Lagimodiere Boulevard, says Donna Henry, president of the Kilcona Park Dog Club. Some Winnipeg pet owners are worried about a fireworks display set to go off right next to a dog park.

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  8. Carman's Mason Metcalf named high school hockey player of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    On Wednesday, Metcalf was awarded the Ed Belfour Award, presented annually to the most outstanding player in high school hockey in Manitoba. Metcalf was also awarded the D'Arcy Bain/Fred Stevenson Award, named in honour of longtime St. John's Ravenscourt hockey coach Fred Stevenson.

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  9. Cancer stats sound alarm bellRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... to raise the alarm about the impact on health care and the need for more preventive measures. University of Manitoba epidemiologist Dr. Salah Mahmud said experts always knew cancer rates would spike as baby boomers lived longer, but the new report ...

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  10. FROMa STEEa STOa SGREEN: Shilo clubmates matched up in first round of championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    A pair of Shilo Country Club golfers qualified for Golf Manitoba's men's match play championship tournament, which begins this weekend, and at least one will reach the second round. Travis Fifi and Brad Pardy will meet in Saturday's opening round at Winnipeg's Pine Ridge Golf Club as Fifi enters as the 12th seed, while Pardy is the 21st in the event that features 32 golfers.

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  11. Driver cleared in hit-and-run due to darkness: judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    HE struck and killed a pedestrian and then drove away. But a Winnipeg motorist has been cleared of any wrongdoing after a judge accepted his explanation that he had no idea he hit anyone.

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  12. In BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    AN emergency room doctor testified Wednesday he was startled when a woman he sent home was rushed back to the hospital within hours and died. Dr. Paul Dowhanik told an inquest he had no reason to suspect Heather Brenan had a blood clot an autopsy later showed killed her.

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  13. Rec centres get backingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    City hall is proceeding with a partnership with the YM-YWCA to fund the construction of three huge recreational facilities. Council instructed the administration Wednesday to finalize a memorandum of understanding with the local Y within 180 days, in which the city would give the group $50 million over 10 years for the construction of three new Ys to be built in suburbs.

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  14. New move to ease probe of real estateRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... have launched a full criminal investigation into the police-headquarters project, and the previous council asked Manitoba Justice to also review other real estate deals that were subjects of independent audits in 2013 and 2014. The RCMP raided the ...

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  15. You don't have to live like a refugeeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Having fled their home countries to escape violence and war, refugees in Canada find their full inclusion in society delayed, threatened or obstructed. With all due respect to Tom Petty for the lyrical inspiration, it is high time that we ask: when is it that refugees 'don't have to live like refugees?' When do refugees actually stop being refugees? I research how housing pertains to this topic with the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council .

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  16. Vegetarians Getting Lentil Sticker Shock as Canada Crop ShrinksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Saskatchewan. "We are starting to run low," said Chuck Penner, owner of LeftField Commodity Research in Winnipeg, Manitoba. "The fact that prices are going up means that they're not finding all of the lentils or the peas they're hoping to get." High ...

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  17. Orillia's Walter Henry to carry Pan Am torchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | InsideHalton.com

    Orillia's Walter Henry has been chosen as the community torchbearer for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay. "Walter Henry is a former Olympic boxer, whose boxing career spanned three decades," said Mayor Steve Clarke.

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  18. Golden startRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    The Prince Albert Squirt Aces have had a hot start to their 2015 season. The Aces are undefeated and have claimed the gold medal at their first two tournaments.

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  19. MEC kicks off watersport season with Paddlefest June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    ... with members from almost all the local paddling clubs and retailers. If you want to learn about paddling in Manitoba, or try it out, come out to this free event," says Jamie Hilland, co-ordinator for MEC Paddlefest in Winnipeg, and a passionate ...

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  20. The Road to Real Love: Somebody Language & The Way It FeelsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    That's the recipe for Real Love Summer Fest, a full weekend celebrating creativity, art and love away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Brought to you by the guys behind Beach Station Blues and The Deck Sessions , the second annual festival will take over Gimli Motorsports Park from June 5-7.

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