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And The Nominees Are……

So which toys are worthy of going  into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year?  We’ll  find out in early November.  The Hall has announced the nominees for the 2018 induction class, and here’s a list of the 12 finalists:

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Apple To Market Its Latest Watch As A Medical Device

Since the Apple Watch launched in April 2015, most people haven’t quite figured out why they need one. But now… Apple seems to have come up with a more compelling reason. Apple is slowly evolving its smartwatch into a medical

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Burt Reynolds Described As “Controlling And Emotionally Abusive” In Sally Field’s New Memoir

Sally Field and Burt Reynolds were a high-profile couple for several years after meeting on the set of Smokey and the Bandit. But it turns out their relationship wasn’t as picture-perfect as it seemed. Sally Field has opened up about

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Karlsson Headed To San Jose

The Ottawa Senators have traded captain Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks. A deal has been rumoured for months after Karlsson did not sign an extension offer from the Senators over the summer. The move comes on the eve

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Woman Dies In Collision With Dumptruck

An Ottawa-area woman was killed in a collision with a dump truck on Moodie Drive Wednesday afternoon. The two-vehicle crash happened north of Fallowfield Road at around 4:45 p.m. Firefighters worked to free the woman from her car after the collision. Despite their efforts the woman

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Smart Talk – Chatting With Toddlers May Lead To Better Language Skills

It may be difficult to communicate with toddlers, who can’t speak yet… but don’t let that get in the way. A study published this week in Pediatrics found that toddlers with parents who spend lots of time listening and chatting

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Hurricane Florence Weakens To Category 3 But Still Poses Major Threat

The federal government is warning Canadians to avoid all travel to a stretch of the U.S. East Coast that is expected to be hammered by hurricane Florence. Global Affairs Canada issued a statement today saying the areas to be avoided

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Police Looking To Locate Missing Ottawa Woman

Ottawa police are appealing to the public for help locating missing woman, Fifty-nine year old Suzanne Lavoie of Ottawa went missing yesterday and was last seen in the area of Caldwell Avenue, walking towards the Carlington Park Suzanne is a

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Gosling Visits Coffee Shop During TIFF

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling plays astronaut Neil Armstrong in his new film “First Man,” but he proved he’s pretty down to earth while attending the Toronto International Film Festival.  Joelle Murray says the movie star, who grew up in Cornwall,

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Preston Street Road Closure Starts This Weekend

A five-day road closure that begins this weekend is expected to have a significant impact on traffic. Preston Street will be shut down to regular traffic in both directions from Carling Avenue to Sidney Street from Saturday, September 15 until

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The Most Valuable Office Perk? It’s Not Extra Time Off Or A Gym Membership

In an effort to keep employees happy and loyal, some companies offer enviable extra perks like vacation funds, extra time off, free gadgets, and on-site classes. But the Harvard Business Review reports that the office perk employees crave most isn’t

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[Video] An Epic Film You Can Set Your Watch To: Christian Marclay’s “The Clock”

Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” is both the ultimate feature film and a performance piece of artwork you can set your watch by. The Swiss-American artist has edited together thousands of clips from well known movies containing clocks, watches or references

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The World Changed Forever 17 Years Ago

Today, Tuesday September 11th marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. As they’ve done every year since the terrorist attacks that changed the world, thousands of people gather in New York City, Washington, DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. This is in remembrance

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Vintage Sounds From Yesteryear Are Being Curated By An Online Museum

Your familiarity with sounds like the plunk of typewriter keys, the buzz of a 56k modem, or the whir of a rotary-dial phone, probably depends on your age. Those sounds, made by outdated objects that have faded from our collective

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Olivia Newton-John Battling Cancer For A Third Time

Olivia Newton-John says she has been diagnosed with cancer for the third time in three decades. She told Australian news program “Sunday Night” doctors found a tumour in her lower back in 2017. Olivia says she’s “treating it naturally and

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