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In The News For August 10, 2018

Police would like to warn the public about a recent series of distraction thefts, frauds and robberies that have occurred in Ottawa and other cities across Ontario. The suspects approach victims on the side of the road, parking lots, or

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Oscar Changes In The Offing

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards. And they’re aimed at getting more than just the die-hard movie fan to perch in front of the T-V for the annual awards ceremony. Academy Award officials are

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In The News For August 9, 2018

The Province is asking Prescott-Russell paramedics to hold off on new practices of marking themselves unavailable for dispatch until they cross into Prescott-Russell territory if local paramedics are needed to bring a patient to a hospital outside of the region.

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The “Elderly Men Escape To Go To Metal Festival” Story – NOT TRUE

BERLIN (AP) _ The story of the two elderly men escaping from their retirement home to go to a heavy metal festival in Germany is not quite what it seems. Authorities say the two men were ages 58 and 59

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In The News For August 8, 2018

Canada’s diplomatic tensions keep growing with Saudi Arabia in the ongoing fallout from Ottawa’s tweet on the weekend, criticizing the kingdom for detaining female bloggers and activists. Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador, ordered ours to leave, and has frozen

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Study: Baby talk helps language development

Baby talk may sound silly, but it speeds infants’ language development, a new study suggests. Tots who more often heard baby talk words like bunny or choo-choo developed bigger vocabularies between 9 and 21 months of age. Words that end in

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In The News For August 7, 2018

Firefighters in Ontario spent their long weekend battling flames on numerous fire lines in the northeastern and northwestern regions of the province. As of last night, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources counts 122 active fires, with 25 listed as

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Bigger Paycheck Less Coffee; Smaller Paycheck More Coffee?

The size of your paycheck may be linked to how much coffee you drink. About 58% of workers earning less than $30,000 annually drink coffee, compared to 66% of those who earn more than that amount. But surprisingly, on average,

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In The News For August 3, 2018

With the long weekend upon us and more drivers on Ontario roads the OPP want you to know they’re watching and are cracking down on motorists who fail to move over for emergency vehicles. Provincial police laid 2100 charges last

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The 12 Craziest Things That Send People To Hospital

JANUARY Snowboarding landed more people in the hospital in January, with virtually no accidents during the summer months in the U.S. FEBRUARY More hospital visits related to snow removal occurred in February, higher than any other winter month. MARCH Exercise

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In The News For August 2, 2018

Police are investigating a drowning in the Rouge River that happened Monday afternoon. A 20-year-old man who was swimming with three others reportedly disappeared into the water in Huberdeau at around 3:00 at the bridge where Route 364 crosses the

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The Earth Can’t Keep Up With Us

This year, today — August 1st — marks the estimated day that humans have used up a year’s worth of resources.   The estimated date of when we’ve used more from nature than our planet can give back comes a

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In The News For August 1, 2018

Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod says the P-C government’s proposed welfare reforms will help restore dignity to Ontarians. She says the government will come up with a plan within 100 days to overhaul what she described as the “disjointed patchwork

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Biometric Payments—Iris Or Veins In A Palm Scan — On The Rise

Technology–Biometric payments—scanning an iris or veins in a palm—seem like science fiction, but it’s a growing reality around the world. According to a Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Kantar TNS survey of consumers in the UK, the US and Australia

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In The News For July 31, 2018

Some of the fire crews battling dozens of wildfires in northwestern Ontario have been sent south to the province’s cottage country where a smaller blaze is inching closer to a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway. Provincial officials say the 89-square

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