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Wish You Had More Time To Listen To Music? You’re Not Alone

As we grow older, the amount of time we spend listening to music diminishes. Interest in new music seems to peak in our early 20s. After that, we tend to cling to the music we discovered in our youth. There

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Voter Turnout Yesterday Highest In 20 Years

Regardless of how you voted, or how you feel about election results, there was some encouraging news that came out of the provincial election. Ontario voters showed up in droves on Thursday, making the turnout rate the province’s highest in

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A Meeting That’s Been 90 Years In The Making!

The 1st Gerber Baby took a sweet photo with the newest one. It was a heartwarming moment as the first Gerber baby, now 91, met the newest one, little Lucas Warren. Lucas made history in 2018 when he became Gerber’s

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TV History – Sex & The City Sex Debuted 20 Years Ago Today

Set and filmed in New York City, and based on the 1997 book by the same name from Candace Bushnell, Sex And The City followed the lives of a group of four women, three in their mid-thirties and one in

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Miss America To Become A Competition, Not A Beauty Pageant

The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit aspect of its annual competition, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance. The competition began nearly 100 years ago in Atlantic City, as a bathing beauty contest designed to keep

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According To The Latest Meme, The Number 1 Song On Your 14th Birthday Is ‘Life Defining’

There’s a new viral craze on the Internet that’s catching on. What was the No. 1 song on the pop charts on your 14th birthday? According to this musical meme, that song “defines your entire life.” As crazy as that

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Iceberg Alley Has Been Quiet This Year Until Now

Onlookers are being drawn to a small cove in eastern Newfoundland to witness an iceberg with an unusual shape. The iceberg is nearly picture perfect, with a hollow archway carved in the middle. It appears to be grounded in waters

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It’s June And Newfoundland Is Still Getting Snow!

Areas around Gander and St. John’s received another light dusting of snow over night as temperatures dipped to about -1 C, with a wind chill of about -7 C. Some called it a cruel spring joke. One twitter user commented

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Google Honours Canadian Indigenous Runner With A Doodle

A world champion Indigenous Canadian runner is being honoured and remembered with a Google Doodle today, on the anniversary of his birth in 1887. The graphic features Tom Longboat of Ontario’s Grand River First Nation running in one of the

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Many Of Ottawa’s Heritage Buildings Will Open Their Doors This Weekend

The City of Ottawa presents Doors Open Ottawa, a free annual architectural event that celebrates our community’s built heritage. It is the second-largest Doors Open event in Canada, and one of the largest in the world! On June 2nd &

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Fourth Time The Charm For Château Laurier Expansion Plans?

The architects behind a much-maligned makeover to Ottawa’s Château Laurier are hoping they finally have it right, and can win over critics of its modernist addition to the historic hotel. The latest version of their design, the fourth, was released

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Jeff Goldblum Will Tickle The Ivories For Jazz Label Decca Records

Variety reports that actor Jeff Goldblum, of ‘Jurassic Park’ fame, is recording his first jazz album. Executives at the Decca Records label saw him playing piano with singer Gregory Porter on The Graham Norton Show, in the U.K., and made

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Tory MP Hands Out Asprin Pill-Box Keychains On The Hill

A Conservative MP stung by the sudden death of colleague Gord Brown is handing out pill case keychains on Parliament Hill, urging everyone he sees to carry a couple of potentially life-saving aspirin. Rob Nicholson says that after Gord Brown’s

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[Video] The Lounge: Encore – Dean Martin Tries To Keep Up With Caterina Valente

Unscripted and a whole lot of fun! Watch this clip from the Dean Martin TV show, featuring Caterina Valente. Caterina Valente is a French-born Italian multilingual singer, guitarist, dancer, and actress. She is known as a polyglot, meaning she speaks

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Meet Ottawa’s Morgan McKay – Who Just Ran A 10k With 100 lbs On Her Back

Ottawa obstacle racer and personal trainer Morgan Mckay always wanted a Guinness World Record. She scrolled through all the fitness-related records on the Guinness site until she found one she thought might work for her. And now she may have

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