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This Week’s Recipe Winner

Congratulations to Adele McKale, whose recipe for Salmon en Croûte was chosen this week’s winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe Contest! Adele has won a $100 gift card to The Unrefined Olive and a $100 gift card to Ferme Reveuse.

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9 Year Old Reverses Ban On Snowball Fights

A nine-year-old has convinced a small town in northern Colorado town overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept community of Severance, presented his arguments at a town board meeting Monday night.

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Canadian Crabtree And Evelyn Stores Closing

Crabtree and Evelyn Canada has filed for bankruptcy protection and will be closing its 19 stores across the country. The beauty and home products retailer plans to begin liquidating inventory, saying it has experienced significant losses due to changing consumer demand. The company

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Doctors Say Toys For Kids Should Go Back To Basics

Holiday toy shopping just got a lot easier. Pediatricians say the best toys for young children in this digital era are simple, old-fashioned toys like blocks and puzzles, rather than costly electronic games and high-tech gadgets. The report by the

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Jewel 98.5’s Pick Your Present

  Which gift will you pick?  One, two or three?  Play Jewel 98.5’s Pick Your Present from Monday December 10 – Tuesday December 18 with Codi Jeffreys around 8:40am.  Every one that plays not only instantly wins, but they qualify

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City Looking For Food Truck And Cart Vendors

Attention food truck vendors! The City has 22 on-street food spaces available in 2019. There are 10 cart spaces and 12 truck spaces available. If you’re interested, the list of available locations can be found on ottawa.ca. A volunteer street-food selection

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Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas at Lansdowne

The festive season officially begins in the Glebe this Friday November 30th with the lighting of one of Ottawa’s largest Christmas trees at Lansdowne. Following the lighting ceremony set for shortly after 6:00 p.m., enjoy a special  evening with the

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Fatal Fire In Carlington

One person is dead after a fire in a Carlington area apartment. Ottawa Fire received multiple 911 calls around 6:30 p.m. reporting heavy smoke and flames originating from the back of a small residential building at 1290 Emperor Avenue. It’s

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ALS Claims Life Of Spongebob Squarepants Creator

Stephen Hillenburg had a love of drawing and a love of marine biology.  He combined those dual loves into what has become a singular sensation: “SpongeBob SquarePants.”   Sadly, Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was only 57. Hillenburg conceived,

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Jewel 98.5’s Countdown To Christmas

  How are we counting down the days left before Christmas?  One word, “jewellery!”   Join Codi Jeffreys from Monday December 3 to Friday December 21 around 740am for Jewel 98.5’s Countdown To Christmas Brought To You By Bob Thompson Jewellers

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This Week’s Winner Of Codi And Nida’s Recipe Contest

Congratulations to Britney Stephens, whose recipe for Bacon Crackers is this week’s winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe Contest.  The crackers are perfect for potlucks and office Christmas gatherings.  After all, who doesn’t like bacon?   Britney has won $100 gift

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Local E. Coli Case Linked To Romaine Lettuce

Ottawa Public Health has confirmed one local case of E. coli linked to an outbreak in Ontario, Quebec and several U.S. states involving contaminated romaine lettuce.The case was reported in late October. OPH hasn’t released much information about the case,  only

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Who Are The Highest Earning Women in Music?

Are you fans of any of the ladies on this list? Katy Perry leads the way with $83 million dollars. This is the top ten list of highest earning women in music, according to Forbes Magazine: 1 Katy Perry …

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Our Winning Recipe For This Week

Congrats to Lucille Hall, our most recent winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe contest!  Her lasagna recipe sounds absolutely delicious, with some extra touches like brown sugar and diced portobello mushrooms.  We announce a contest winner every Monday morning and

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Community Shows Incredible Support For CHEO

Wow, that was quick! The CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is SOLD OUT. Not only that, this year’s 50/50 draw jackpot is currently over $1.1 million and continuing to go up. Dream of a Lifetime Lottery ticket holders can

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