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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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Mexico City Rocked By Quake-Update-42 Dead

Forty-two people are now reported to have died after a powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico today, causing buildings to sway in the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its preliminary magnitude at 7.1. There have been no reports of damage

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British PM Theresa May In Town

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is confident Canada will maintain strong trade ties with the U-K as Britain pulls out of the European Union. At a joint news conference on Parliament Hill, Trudeau and British Prime Minister Theresa May

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New Findings From The World Wildlife Fund Offers Sobering Statistics

There’s some good news, but mostly bad news in an extensive survey of Canadian birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians over more than four decades has found that half of them are in serious population decline. Here are a few

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Ottawa Police Searching For Missing 14 Year Old Girl

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in locating missing Abigail (Abby) Dormer, 14 years old, from Ottawa. Abigail has been missing since September 1st and was last seen in the downtown Ottawa area on Friday, September 8th.

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Eighty Cows Perish In Blaze

Eighty cows perished after a fire destroyed three barns, including one more than a century old, on a family farm on Prince of Wales Drive this afternoon. The barns sit on a farm in the 2600 block of Prince of Wales

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Cat With 17 Inch Tail Among Guinness World Record Holders

The 63rd edition of the Guinness Book of World Records is out. There’s a cat with a 17-inch tail named ”Cygnus” from Ferndale, Michigan. The record keepers at Guinness have recognized the feline for having the longest tail on a

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Fatal Collision On 401 Near Cornwall

OPP in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry are investigating a collision late last night involving three tractor trailers. It happened just before 11:30 pm. One of the tractor-trailers heading eastbound hit another big rig, which then struck a third tractor-trailer. One of

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Dramatic Video Results in Charges Of Careless Driving

The driver of a car that veered into a ditch before becoming airborne and smashing into a traffic light standard in Carleton Place Tuesday escaped with only minor injuries — and a charge of careless driving. Another motorist travelling north on

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Another Enlightening Ottawa 2017 Event

Expect more in the way bright lights around the Chaudiere Falls for the next couple of evenings. Ottawa 2017 officials want the public to know that advance technical lighting tests continue Thursday and Friday night, from 7 p.m. to 7

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Interest Rate Hike

For the second time this year, the Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate. The central bank is hiking its key interest rate by another quarter point, to 1.0 per cent. The increase follows the release of economic

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Priceless Item Taken From Pembroke Estate Sale

The family of a Pembroke woman who died two years ago is asking whoever took an urn with her ashes to bring it back. Most of Patricia Ann Guimond’s ashes were buried in 2015.  However,  small amounts were divided and

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13 Displaced In Vanier Fire

13 people – several of them teenagers –  have been displaced because of a two-alarm fire in Vanier. Ottawa Fire Services received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke and flames at 292 Lajoie Street just before 2 a.m. Upon arrival, fire

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Will This Clown Help Turn Things Around At The Box Office?

So, how was YOUR summer? Ask that question of Hollywood, and the answer would likely be “not so hot.” The official end to the summer season brings with it the end of one of the worst movie seasons in a

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Back To School Means Be Safe Out There

Thousands of students across the region are heading back to class, including English-speaking elementary and high school students along with first-year college and university students kicking off their fall semester. A reminder from Ottawa police that officers will be out in

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