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France reels as Bastille Day truck attack kills 84 in Nice

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 05:55
NICE, France - A Frenchman of Tunisian descent drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice's beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets. French leaders on Friday extended...
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Calgary police say body believed to be missing child found, man charged

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 00:16
CALGARY - Searchers scouring a rural area outside Calgary found a body believed to be that of Taliyah Leigh Marsman on Thursday, dashing hopes that the curly-haired girl last seen near her home with polka-dot boots and a red suitcase, would be found alive. At a sombre news conference, Calgary
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Ex-police board member spoke for inner city

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 23:32
The apolitical inner-city school principal who pioneered FASD programs in Winnipeg classrooms says she was a voice for kids and parents on the police board. Angeline Ramkissoon helped push for more transparency — such as the public rollout of the police armoured response vehicle at
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Strong start, but no finish

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 23:26
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers were leading 3-0 just minutes into the first quarter. It was a lead they would hold for the better part of the next 42 minutes. Then, 30 seconds into the fourth quarter, with the Bombers up 16-13, the Eskimos did what they’ve done all season. Mike Reilly, the
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Playbook: Bombers can't finish off Esks, Lowry and Armia re-sign with Jets and more....

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 22:56
The apolitical inner-city school principal who pioneered FASD programs in Winnipeg classrooms says she was a voice for kids and parents on the police board. Angeline Ramkissoon helped push for more transparency — such as the public rollout of the police armoured response vehicle at
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Another accolade bestowed on Ploen

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 22:46
With teary eyes, legendary Winnipeg Blue Bombers pivot Ken Ploen looked on as the club he led fearlessly during his playing days once again honoured him Thursday night. Ploen’s name was unveiled in the club’s Ring of Honour at Investors Group Field during halftime of the Blue
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PCs delayed mussel fight despite heads-up

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 21:58
It wasn’t until last week that the Pallister government quietly started its seasonal fight against zebra mussels, despite notice from the civil service the program was ready to begin in mid-May. This means the government missed the boat in communicating with boaters and inspecting their
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That was then, Wheeler ready for now

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 20:14
When Blake Wheeler and his Winnipeg Jets teammates departed the MTS Centre in April, it was with glum faces and just 78 points in the Central Division basement. “There’s definitely a lot of disappointment with the way it went,” Wheeler said during an end-of-season session with
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New archival photo exhibit sheds light on Manitoba's roots

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 19:31
The black and white photo, taken well over a century ago, shows a young aboriginal woman with thick, matted hair. She is wearing a heavy coat obviously made by recent immigrants to her home, along the Red and Assiniboine rivers. In another image, an older woman, in traditional dress, poses with
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Manitoba's credit rating downgraded again

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 18:48
The Pallister government took a hit Thursday when the influential S&P Global Ratings credit rating agency downgraded the province's rating. The agency reduced the province's credit rating to AA- from AA. S&P Global Ratings, formerly known as Standard & Poor's, cited the province's
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