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ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ After Racist Tweets

Well, she’s apologized, but that wasn’t good enough. ABC has cancelled its top-rated rebooted comedy, Roseanne, following a controversial tweet by its star, Roseanne Barr. The president of ABC Entertainment, confirmed the show’s cancellation in a blunt, straightforward statement… “Roseanne’s

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RIP Glenn Snoddy – Inventor Of The Fuzz Tone

Glenn Snoddy was working in Nashville recording studio, when a short on the control board caused Grady Martin’s guitar to take on a new and unpleasant sound. The engineers and producer looked at one another and then began to hear

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[Video] “Spiderman Of Paris” Offered French Citizenship And A Job As A Fireman

Earlier today, French President Emmanuel Macron met with the Mali migrant who’s been lauded as a hero for scaling an apartment building to save a young child dangling from a balcony. The President said 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama would be rewarded

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New Paul Simon Biography Looks “Under The Hood”

On the heels of his acclaimed book on country superstar Johnny Cash, American music journalist Robert Hilburn has just published a biography of one of the greatest singer-songwriters of our era, Paul Simon. As the authour notes, “Only Stevie Wonder,

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Amazon To Build A Massive Distribution Centre South-East Of Ottawa

The world’s largest retailer is building a massive new facility in Ottawa’s east end. Earlier today, CTV News reported that Amazon will open a massive distribution centre at Boundary Road and Hwy. 417. The facility will be a massive one

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The Duchess Of Sussex Now Has Her Own Coat Of Arms

It’s a tradition that when a new member enters the Royal Family, a unique coat of arms is designed to identify them. According to Kensington Palace, Meghan Markle, the first person to hold the title of Duchess of Sussex, worked

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People In The UK Are Putting Their Car Keys In Microwave Ovens – And There’s A Perfectly Good Explanation

The number of cars stolen in the UK jumped significantly last year. According to recent figures, more than 89,000 motor vehicles were stolen last year, up by 56% from the year before. Why the rise? Many motoring experts suggest that

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Canada’s Most Expensive Piece Of Real Estate Is A Vancouver Condo

This Friday’s LottoMax draw is shaping up to be a record setting pool, with a grand prize draw for $60 million dollars, plus 46 x $1 Million MAXMILLIONS draws. With that kind of money, the thought of buying this Vancouver

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Star Of TV ‘Duster’ Cheyenne, Clint Walker Dead At 90

Clint Walker, who starred in the television Western “Cheyenne” and had a key supporting role in the WWII film “The Dirty Dozen,” died on Monday in Northern California, according to the New York Times. He was 90. For seven seasons

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Vancouver Commuters Now Greeted By Morgan Freeman When They Board The Bus

The deep, soothing, and ‘God-like’ voice of Morgan Freeman will be incorporated into the public service announcements of Metro Vancouver’s public transit system over the coming months. Visa Canada and TransLink are working together as part of a new educational

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Royal Swans To Be Released Tomorrow

Ottawa’s Royal swans will make their annual return to the Rideau River tomorrow. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, and Councillor’s Diane Deans and David Chernushenko will be on hand for the occasion, as they officially release the Royal Swans into the

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Camp FFIT – Firefighting As A Viable Career Option For Women

As part of Ottawa Fire Services efforts to attract more women to the profession, Camp FFIT will be offering firefighter training for young women in Ottawa. Women between the ages of 15 and 19 are encouraged to apply for the

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Free Bike Tune Ups Being Offered At Lansdowne Park

If you haven’t already done this… take your bike for a quick and free tune-up courtesy of Right Bike mechanics and thanks to support from the municipal Safer Roads Ottawa program. A pro mechanic will have a look at your

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Tips For A Successful Garage Sale

The Organizers of The Great Glebe Garage Sale (next weekend) have offered up some great tips for hosting your own yard or garage sale. 1. Set up early so that you are prepared for those early birds! 2. Price all

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The Royal Wedding – When And What To Watch

The anticipation is almost over. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will wed on Saturday, May 19th, in St. George’s Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle, (about 32 kilometers) west of central London. Windsor is the oldest and largest inhabited

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