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Celebrating Lowtech! Tom Hanks Is Obsessed With Typewriters

Actor Tom Hanks has written a book. It’s a collection of short stories, on a variety of subjects: a World War II veteran on Christmas Eve in 1953, a California surfer kid who makes an unsettling discovery. There’s time travel too,

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‘UPS Dogs’ Breaks The Old Stereotype Of Postal Carriers vs. Canines

Postal workers and dogs don’t always get along. That’s a well known fact. But not all carriers feel that way. UPS Dogs is a nation-wide network of canine-loving ‘big brown truck’ drivers who post pictures of the pups they become

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Shopify Expanding

Ottawa-based technology company Shopify Inc. says it plans to triple its workforce in Waterloo over the next few years by adding between 300 to 500 full-time positions. The company says it is also set to open another building in Waterloo

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Something Great And Big That You Must See

Fan or not, everyone knows and loves the Canadian Iconic East Coast band in one way or other as Great Big Sea are just that kind of band.  Its either a song they sing that gets stuck in your head

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Stanley Cup Monument Taking Shape At Sparks & Elgin

The installation of the Stanley Cup monument at the intersection of Sparks and Elgin Street is finally underway. The work is expected to be completed in December. Once open to the public, the structure which is meant to resemble the

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Billy Joel To Become A Dad Again At 68

Billy Joel is set to become a father for the third time at the age of 68. Billy’s wife, Alexis Roderick, is expecting a sibling for their two-year-old daughter Della Rose, and is due to give birth next month. Billy

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Check Out Our New Jewel 98.5 Television Commercial!

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Another One Taken Too Soon

After hearing the news of his brain cancer just last year and then hitting the road with his band and the the book, ugh the last thing you would think that you would hear of his passing so soon.  But

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More Snow Than Usual Predicted For Eastern Ontario & Quebec Winter

Say it ain’t so! A snow-filled winter is in store for much of eastern Canada. AccuWeather.com meteorologists expect weak La Niña conditions in the equatorial Pacific, which is expected to play a role in the overall weather pattern across North

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Stratford Festival Promoting Gender Bending Roles For 2018

Shakespeare’s plays are well known for cross-dressing and gender-bending roles. Two of his best loved comedies, Twelfth Night and As You Like It, depend on the confusions and revelations that arise from female characters disguising themselves as men. But the

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Live Life La-Z-Boy Comfortably ;)

Growing up, who’s Dad or Grandad didn’t have a La-Z-Boy recliner?  It was the coolest chair ever with your Dad holding you in it, keeping you safe and sound, as there was enough room for two or without, because it

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New Brunswick City Considers Curfew And Fines For Older Trick Or Treating Teens

Changes to a controversial Halloween bylaw that bans older teens from trick-or-treating and sets an early curfew in Bathhurst, New Brunswick, are expected to be approved at a council meeting today. The new rules would forbid anyone older than 16

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40 Years Later, Margaritaville Has Paid Off Handsomely For Jimmy Buffett

Few songs have proven as lucrative as “Margaritaville,” a modest 1977 hit by singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett. That sun-soaked ode to the easy-life has become a springboard for Jimmy’s business empire, which includes restaurants, apparel, kitchen appliances, a brand

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Karlsson Will Start Against Vancouver

The Ottawa Senators say defenceman Erik Karlsson will make his season debut tomorrow night when the Senators host the Vancouver Canucks. Karlsson missed Ottawa’s first five games of the season while recovering from foot surgery. Photo source:  twitter.com/Senators    

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Its Almost Time For The Music Of The Night :)

I’ve always had this weird obsession with the Phantom Of The Opera, going back to being a child.  I devoured the book by Gaston Leroux and have to admit, I’ve read it over and over again. I remember the first

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