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Matt Lauer Fired From NBC

Veteran newsman Matt Lauer has been fired from NBC news after an employee followed a complaint about “inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace”. Savannah Guthrie made the announcement at the top of the “Today” show, where Lauer has been an

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Carleton Grad Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Carleton University graduate Caitlin Salvino has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and will be attending Oxford University starting in October 2018. Salvino is one of just six Carleton students ever to receive a Rhodes Scholarship and one of two recipients

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Ottawa’s 14th Murder of 2017

Ottawa police investigating the city’s 14th murder of the year.  Not many details at this time, but here’s what we know. One man was killed as the result of a stabbing during a fight at Montreal Road and Lajoie Street

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Shock And Dismay At The Lose Of Community Newspapers

Canada’s two largest newspaper companies have struck a deal to swap a total of 37 community newspapers and four free commuter papers, and shutting many of the newsrooms that once competed in those markets in an effort to cope with

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Christmas Kettles Are Back!

Just in time for Black Friday shoppers, the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign is officially underway and runs through December 24th. This year’s campaign goal is set at $700,000 to help meet the increasing needs of individuals and families in

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The Grey Cup Party Is On!

The 105th Grey Cup Festival is officially underway. It kicked off with last night’s launch of the RNation Party inside the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne. The Festival – which leads up to Sunday’s championship game will feature more than 30

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Police Looking For Missing 14 Year Old Girl

Ottawa Police are appealing for help to locate missing 14 year old girl. Michelle Tait is described as an Indigenous female, 5’1 (155 cm) tall, 110 lbs (50 kg), short dark hair, and brown eyes. Michelle was last seen wearing

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That’s One Expensive Thanksgiving Dinner!

The Old Homestead Steakhouse in New York City is serving America’s most expensive Thanksgiving dinner! The feast costs $76,000 and and here’s what you get for the money: $100 imported king oysters $75 Dekopon oranges $225-per-pound smoked bacon slabs $475-per-pound

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David Cassidy Dead At 67

You’d be hard-pressed to find a girl growing up in the 70’s who didn’t have his poster on their wall. David Cassidy, the former teen idol and star of  “The Partridge Family,” has died at the age of 67. Publicist

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Grey Cup Festival Begins

Grey Cup week kicks off in earnest today in Ottawa. The East champion Toronto Argonauts and West champion Calgary Stampeders arrive in the nation’s capital today, and so does the iconic C-F-L champion trophy. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be

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6 Year Old Wants His New Word Added To Dictionary

When a six-year-old Victoria boy saw the word “stop” on a sign — he turned it into “pots”. Before long it became a game. Levi Budd was imagining words spelled backwards and coming up with “rats” from “star” and “pets”

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Anne Murray Donates Memorabilia

Anne Murray’s decision to downsize is some good news for her fans — the singer has donated 40 years’ worth of memorabilia that can now be viewed at the University of Toronto. Packing up her Toronto home to move into a condo meant having

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Classic Canadian Winter In Store

A classic Canadian winter is in store for us this year. Chris Scott, The Weather Network’s chief meteorologist, says high precipitation is expected in virtually every province from B-C to Newfoundland. Scott says the stormy winter can be blamed on

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Charles Manson Dead At The Age Of 83

Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers murdered actress Sharon Tate and six other people in 1969, has died at the age of 83. A spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections says Manson died of natural causes last night. Tate,

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Latest On This Weekend’s Wintry Mix

What we know about this weekend’s weather system is that it’s on its way.  Beyond that it’s difficult to determine what type of precipitation we’re in for.  Right now forecasters are saying a combination of rain, freezing rain and/or snow

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