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Long weekend to see mix of showers and sunny skies

The long-awaited long weekend is finally here and there are some sunny skies and showers in store, says Environment Canada.

Today, the forecast calls for sunny skies with foggy patches dissipating by morning. The predicted high is 22 C, with a UV index of 6 or high.

On Sunday, increasing

 
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Stabbing in Brooklands area sends man to hospital

A stabbing in the Brooklands area on Friday night has left one 21-year-old man in hospital.

On Friday around 11 p.m., police responded to the area of William Avenue and Worth Street where emergency personnel found a 21-year-old man with serious upper body injuries. He was rushed to hospital in…

 
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Finding our voice

Open wide and say “ah.” Now say “ooh,” now “oh.”

Thirteen years ago, Winnipegger Sky Onosson was teaching English in a small town in South Korea.

Onosson and his wife had a television set in their rented apartment but the unit only picked up two English-language stations — one that ran

 
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Thoughts from those with their hands out

If Gord Steeves has a problem with aggressive panhandlers, he’s got company.

Mostly, other panhandlers.

But one of them, Peter Dunn, had another message: You can’t stop him from asking for money for sustenance.

“I don’t bother anyone,” said Dunn, 46, standing at the intersection of Notre Dame

 
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Teen denied bail in nightclub shooting

A 16-year-old Winnipeg gang member accused of supplying the gun used in a fatal downtown nightclub shooting has lost his bid for bail.

The teen, who can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with manslaughter and weapons offences for his alleged role in the May incident

 
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Finance Updates

China Recycling Energy (CREG) Insider Full Confidence, Lannett Company (LCI) Excellent Performance

China Recycling Energy Corp. (CREG) After the closing bell on Wednesday, CREG reported that its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Guohua Ku, has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with the Company on August 27, 2014 to purchase 13,829,074 shares of CREG common stock at the market price. Under the Share Purchase Agreement, CREG shall issue […]

Crown Equity Holdings Inc. Announces 1-For-2,000 Reverse Stock Split

Las Vegas, NV - August 26, 2014 - Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (Pink:CRWE) today announced that a 1-for-2,000 reverse split of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock will occur at the market opening on August 27, 2014. As of that date, the Company’s common stock will temporarily trade under the symbol “CRWED” for 20 business days, […]

Kite Pharma (KITE) KTE-C19 Potential to Treat B cell Malignancies, BHP Billiton (BHP) (BBL) Breathtaking Multibillion-Dollar Target

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GW Pharmaceuticals plc (GWPH) Cannabinoid Pipeline Expectations, GameStop Corp (GME) Profit Exceeds Guidance

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