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Collision kills driver on Highway 10

A 69-year-old Carberry man is dead after his car drifted across the centre line on Highway 10 south of Brandon and hit another car.

Blue Hills RCMP stated in a release they received a call around 1 p.m. about a collision on Highway 10 and Road 48 North.

Their investigation found a car had been…

 
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Manitoba’s phone-based health advice service celebrates 20th anniversary

Of her 41 years as a nurse, Gisele Blair spent nearly half as one of the reassuring voices you could hear on the other end of the telephone if you called Health Links-Info Santé.

Blair, who retired three months ago, was among a gathering of current and former nurses who joined with

 
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Salaries of First Nation leaders online

First Nation salaries for chiefs and council are now online for everyone to see.

The Canadian Taxpayer Federation touted the public disclosure as its own victory in an announcement today that included the website link.

News reports of chiefs taking in salaries of hundreds of thousands of

 
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Runway at Winnipeg airport reopening after repair work

A runway at Winnipeg’s airport closed for construction will be reopening on Thursday, and air traffic over some of the city’s neighbourhoods will return back to normal.

Runway 18/36 at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport was closed on April 28, for repair work including asphalt

 
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Collision kills driver, shuts down Highway 10

A 69-year-old Carberry man is dead after his car drifted across the centre line on Highway 10 south of Brandon and hit another car.

Highway 10 remains closed, and emergency personnel are working in the area.

Blue Hills RCMP stated in a release they received a call around 1 p.m. about a…

 
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Finance Updates

BP plc (BP) Russia Sanctions Shadow Vs Solid Results, Cognex (CGNX) Outstanding Performance

Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (CRWE) The company is currently developing its CRWE Network (CRWE-PR.com), a social networking service which business model is based on selling advertising to businesses targeting both locally and nationally. CRWE Network’s goal is to facilitate exchanges of goods and services in a manner similar to Craigslist, a classified advertisements website with […]

Wall Street Said “A Mi Me Gusta El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO)” on Debut, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Strong Sales Momentum

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) Shares of LOCO surged 60% on its debut, closing at $24.03 on Friday’s trading session. LOCO raised more than $107 million after pricing 7,142,857 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share El Pollo Loco is a differentiated and growing restaurant concept that […]

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NBY) Eyelids Cleanser Major Marketing Campaign, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) War on Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria Parasite

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NBY) It is estimated that 23 million Americans chronically suffer from inflammation of the eyelids, known as blepharitis, and another 13 million struggle with the debilitating condition of meibomian gland dysfunction (“dry eye”). NBY recently reported that it will initiate a major marketing campaign and commercialization effort for the company’s new eye […]

Improved Outlook on Solid Results: Skechers USA (SKX), Logitech Intl SA (LOGI), VASCO Data Security Intl (VDSI)

Skechers USA Inc. (SKX) Keep a close eye on SKX. The company achieved the highest quarterly revenues in its 22-year history, with growth across all its distribution channels. For the second quarter 2014, SKX posted record net sales of $587.1 million, a 37.1% increase year over year, net earnings of $34.8 million compared to $7.1 […]