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December 8th, 1980 – The Day John Lennon Was Murdered

It’s hard to believe it’s been 37th years since John Lennon was murdered on his own doorstep by a deranged fan. John Lennon was only 40 years old when he was murdered by Mark David Chapman in New York City

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Look Up…Look Waaay Up

Another great celestial event is poised to light up the night sky.  The annual Geminid meteor shower will peak on the night of December 13 into the morning of the 14th As Earth crosses the debris field of asteroid 3200

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Transcript of An Interview With Coco The Cat

We all know that Cats can be fussy when it comes to being petted. A little girl from Dublin, Ireland, has been paying close attention to her cat’s petting preferences… and she’s become quite the expert on Cat psychology. Paul

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Starbucks Opens A 30,000 Square Foot Mega-sized Location in Shanghai, China

There are at least 20 Starbucks locations across the Ottawa-Gatineau region. And I noticed there’s a new Starbucks location opening soon in the new Minto condo near the corner of Beachwood and the Vanier Parkway. World-wide, Starbucks has made its

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This Illusion Is Real

My husband and I were just in Toronto seeing Bat Out Of Hell at Mirvish Theatre and they were showing previews of The Illusionists everywhere and my husband is who not the biggest musical kinda guy, says, “hmmm, even I

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The National Gallery Of Canada Is Kicking Off Christmas

Christmas kicks off tonight in style with the lighting of the giant Christmas tree, music, crafts, treats and so much more all taking place at the National Gallery Of Canada. You and your family are invited to help the National

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Christmas Comes Early To The Navan Couple Who Lost 2 Pot-Bellied Pigs

There’s a happy outcome to a tragic story that unfolded a few weeks ago. Remember the Navan couple whose beloved pet pot-bellied pigs were shot dead by a confused hunter last month? Matt Nooyen and Lianne Guilbeault were heartbroken after

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French “Elvis” Johnny Hallyday Has Died At 74

French rock star and actor Johnny Hallyday has passed away at the age of 74. He had been fighting cancer for several months. Johnny Hallyday was widely known as the “French Elvis.” His singing career began in the late 1950s,

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Wine No More….Actually Yes Wine Away :)

How would you like to join Certified Sommeliers Tim Askew and Greg Nyman as they take you on a pre-Christmas day-trip to three wineries and a country brewpub southwest of Ottawa?  The tour will also include your bus transportation and

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Emergency Surgery For John Mayer

Yesterday, John Mayer was admitted into the hospital for emergency appendectomy forcing the Dead & Company concert in New Orleans to be postponed to a later date. All tickets for the show were honored for the rescheduled date with information

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Learning A New Language Can Be Relatively Easy Or Completely Daunting!

Interested in learning a foreign language? Some are easier than others to pick up? The Foreign Service Institute has sorted through all of the major languages around the world and divided them into 5 categories of difficulty according to their differences.

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Ottawa Painter Tony Harris Rises To The Challenge – 100 NHL Portraits in 12 Months

Tony Harris is a celebrated Ottawa artist. He’s just completed a monumental task – painting the portraits of the NHL’s 100 all-time greatest players. He started painting last November after the NHL approached him with the idea of painting one

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Russia Banned, But Some Athletes May Compete, 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Russia will not be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The decision was announced today by the International Olympic Committee. However, Russian athletes who are considered “clean” can compete under a neutral flag at the Pyeongchang Games. The Olympic Anthem will

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Secret Santa Goes Nationwide In New Zealand!

Kiwi’s certainly know how to pull off a gift exchange. As Travel + Leisure reports, the island nation is entering the seventh year of its Secret Santa program, and this time even the Prime Minister is taking part. The gift

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Norwegian Cruise Line Makes A Bold Offer

Seeing the Northern Lights in person is never a guarantee. The visibility of the aurora borealis on any given night depends on multiple factors that are tough to predict. But one cruise line is so confident they can take you

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