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  1. Trucker killed on icy Trans-Canada near St. Francois XavierRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | My Manitoba.com

    On Dec. 21, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., Headingley RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on the Trans-Canada Highway near St. Francois Xavier. A westbound semi truck jackknifed on the highway and was then struck by another westbound semi truck.

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  2. Cam Cole: On second thought, curling got short shrift at Sochi OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Canada.com

    Jennifer Jones celebrates after placing a stone to win the gold medal during the Gold medal match between Sweden and Canada on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. With perfect hindsight, Postmedia's national columnists revisit moments and events they observed in 2014 that deserve a second look.

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  3. Winnipeg pedestrian hit by vehicle on Corydon AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    A serious crash involving a pedestrian happened in the the area of Corydon Avenue and Wentworth Street Sunday just before 5 p.m. A CBC videographer said an ambulance was seen leaving the area of the crash. The crash looked serious and involved a pedestrian.

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  4. Packing up Christmas joyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Nine-year-old Julia Lukowich seals Christmas hampers with more than 200 other volunteers at R.B. Russell School Saturday. Seven-year-old Dreanna Sinclair and her little sister Shaelynn, 5, open gifts from the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre's hamper drive.

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  5. Winnipeg trucker dies in semi-truck collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A 49-year-old trucker from Winnipeg was killed in a collision between two semi-trailers on the Trans-Canada Highway just west of Winnipeg, Headingley RCMP said Sunday afternoon. RCMP closed the highway after the crash at 7:30 a.m. near St. Francois Xavier and a forensic unit remained in the scene Sunday afternoon.

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  6. Police continue to seek info on driver; hit-and-run proves fatalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The victim of a hit-and-run at the corner of Inkster Boulevard and McGregor Street has died from injuries sustained in the collision. Winnipeg police asked the public for help on Saturday in tracking down the driver of a dark coloured pickup truck.

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  7. Winnipeg Selected as Host City for 2015 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Pedal

    ... Delta Winnipeg. The event was last held in Winnipeg in 2004. "We are delighted to work with our partners at Sport Manitoba to bring the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference back to the great city of Winnipeg," said Lorraine LafreniA re, ...

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  8. JOHNSON - ArlieRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Mrs. Arlie Johnson, wife of the late Mr. Kenneth Johnson of Yorkton, passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. She was eighty-six years of age.

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  9. Winnipeg pedestrian, 21, dead after hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Twenty-one-year-old Cody Joss remains in hospital in critical condition Saturday after a vehicle hit him while he was crossing Inkster Boulevard on foot on Friday night. A Winnipeg man is dead after he was hit by a dark-coloured truck while crossing a street in West Kildonan Friday night.

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  10. Volunteers in annual drive get those hampers out to familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Three-year-old Rain Fata helps move boxes during the 12th annual Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Christmas Food Hamper drive at R.B. Russell School in Winnipeg. Two hundred Winnipeg families in need will get a little extra help with Christmas dinner thanks to a gym full of volunteers clad in elf hats.

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  11. Jennifer Jones's rink hopes to defend Olympic curling gold in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | CBC News

    ... Alta., and the 2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup in Calgary. As well, Jones and company will be at the Manitoba playdowns in hopes of advancing to the 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts slated for Feb. 14-22 in Moose Jaw, Sask. But coach ...

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  12. Police looking for driver in hit-and-run accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    WINNIPEG police asked the public for help on Saturday in tracking down the driver a dark-coloured pickup truck after a suspected hit-and-run left a pedestrian in hospital with life-threatening injuries. The incident was the latest in a rash of collisions involving pedestrians in the city, and police said unusual, volatile weather was largely to blame.

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  13. Sound by GARNETRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The Guess Who in May 1966 playing at Winnipeg Stadium with the first Garnet amps. RE: Einarson column for Dec. 21, 2014 Photo by Hans Sipma This Tuesday marks the eighth anniversary of the passing of Thomas Garnet "Gar" Gillies, the man who created the sound of Winnipeg rock in the 1960s, a sound that shook the world by the early 1970s.

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  14. The Christmas hero of Westminster Avenue's Evelyn CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... his certification and an award for being an outstanding student by the Chartered Accountants Students' Society of Manitoba. After that point, he disappears from newspaper mention, presumably moving on to another city. He is mentioned in Vera's 1974 ...

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  15. Arrest in daytime robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    POLICE have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a brazen daylight robbery of a gas bar in May. On Dec. 11, RCMP in Surrey, B.C., arrested Quenton Oliver Quesnel, 37, after Winnipeg police issued a warrant for his arrest. He is charged with two counts of robbery and uttering threats. 1 comment

  16. Winnipeg pedestrian, 21, in critical condition after hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Police shut down part of the intersection at Inkster Boulevard and McGregor Street after a car hit a pedestrian Friday evening. A 21-year-old Winnipeg man remains in critical condition Saturday after he was hit by a dark coloured truck while crossing a street in West Kildonan Friday night.

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  17. Tom Brady...in Spandex?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Patch.com

    ... Idonije, as the New York Times reported, fixated on comic books as a child to adjust to his move from Nigeria to Manitoba, Canada. He plans to create storylines for real-life athletes from all four major professional sports and feature them in comic ...

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    Aug 14, 2013 | Madison Publishing

    Winnipeg rock band New Meanies plays one of the countless legendary shows held at The Boot Pub over its 40-year history. After requests for a reunion from old bar patrons and staff, former manager Paul McNaught decided it was time to recapture some of the magic of one of Whistler's most iconic establishments.

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  19. Armed robbery suspect arrested in B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | My Manitoba.com

    ... ed Quesnel on the strength of the warrant. He was returned to Winnipeg on Dec. 18 and turned over to members of the Manitoba Integrated Warrant Apprehension Unit.

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  20. CentreVenture boss got a lot doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    CentreVenture president and CEO Ross McGowan has retired. One of his good moves was converting the old Bell Hotel into a home for the homeless.

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