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Commuters Complain It’s “Like Hitting A Presidential Motorcade”

Commuters have been tweeting pictures and complaining about trucks carrying massive wind-turbine blades along the 417. The big blades come from a factory in Tillsonburg, Ontario, onroute to the Saint-Sylvestre, Quebec, where a new wind farm is under construction. The

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Mexican Rescue Dog ‘Frida’ Has Saved Over 50 People

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing over 230 people so far and injuring thousands. The earthquake comes less than two weeks after another, more powerful quake struck Oaxaca, leaving much of the region in ruins, and

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Welcome To Autumn, “Heat Warning” Issued

The calendar indicates autumn officially arrives at 4:02pm this afternoon but we will continue to enjoy summer like weather this weekend. Ottawa Public Health is advising residents and visitors to take precautions during the hot weather expected this weekend and

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A Day Of Recovery Is Tomorrow

Some have traveled that hard road of addiction while others have stood on the sidelines and watched it happened and wondered what they might do to possibly help.  No matter which path you’ve been on, it’s not an easy journey. 

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L’Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Dies At 94

Liliane Bettencourt, the L’Oreal cosmetics heiress has died at her home in Paris. She was 94. Bettencourt’s daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, shared the news in a written statement earlier today, reporting that her mother “left peacefully” overnight in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Liliane

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Why Do Some Frequent Flyers Get More Emotional When Flying?

Some frequent flyers are reporting that they become more emotional when flying, welling up while listening to music or watching in-flight movies. Even lighthearted comedies such as ‘Bridesmaids’ and The Simpsons can trigger the water works. A new survey by

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The Eagles Continue To Soar

Fresh off the heels of the highly acclaimed Classic West and Classic East, The Eagles will headline The Classic Northwest on September 30th at Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners in Seattle Washington.  The Classic Northwest will also feature

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard It….

A stand-up comic and a psychic medium walk into a bar…..you think you’ve heard it but in this case, I don’t think you have. Its a night of seeing the lighter side of life and death except in this case,

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Game Of Thrones Inspires A New Trend In Baby Names

I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Game of Thrones names are showing up on baby name registries these days. Game of Thrones cast members have common names that you’d find in our world, as well as fictional

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R.I.P. Boxing Legend Jake LaMotta

Jake LaMotta, the boxer portrayed by Robert De Niro in the movie ‘Raging Bull’, has died aged 95. The former world middleweight boxing champ died in a nursing home due to complications from pneumonia. The 1980 film, based on LaMotta’s

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Wiarton Willie Has Died

Canada’s most famous weather prognosticating groundhog has died at the age of 13. Wiarton Willie drew crowds to the small town of Wiarton, Ontario each February for Groundhog Day festivities. Willie died on Friday and the town is planning a

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As God Is My Witness….I Thought Turkeys Could Fly

Such a classic line and episode of WKRP In Cincinnati when you think of this time of year but another thing come to mind this time of year too.  Giving thanks for all we have and giving to those who

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Its Fall At Rideau Hall

I gotta say the man knows how to throw some great parties and this one sounds like no exception to that rule. The bounty of the harvest season will be centre stage during Savour Fall at Rideau Hall, an event

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NCC To Offer A Free Shuttle Bus To Gatineau Park For Fall Rhapsody

With the arrival of the Autumn Equinox at 4:02 PM on Friday, you may be thinking of spending some time on the road to take in all of the amazing fall colours that we typically get at this time of

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Anglicisms Like ‘Grilled-Cheese’ And ‘Cocktail’ Now Acceptable In Quebec

Quebec’s language watchdog is taking a more measured approach to a number of popular anglicisms, now deeming terms like “grilled-cheese” to be acceptable for everyday usage. The Office québécois de la langue française signaled the shift in a report posted to

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