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Della Reese, Big Voice and Big Heart Dies at 86

Della Reese started her singing journey in her hometown of Detroit when she was 6 years old.  As a teenager she toured with the Gospel great, Mahalia Jackson.  At age 18 Della formed a group called ‘The Meditation Singers and

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Payphones Still Generate Millions Of Dollars In Revenue

I can’t remember the last time I saw a payphone.  I suppose they are still to be found in hotels and airports and remote areas.  I was surprised to find that there still 60,000 payphones in operation in Canada generating

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Spaghetti Lunch Fundraiser Raises Over $1000 For United Way of Simcoe Muskoka

Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP hosted a fundraising event on November 16th for the United Way of Simcoe Muskoka. The spaghetti lunch fundraiser took place at the Collingwood OPP detachment where members from many different community resources and services

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98 and 94 Yr Old Wed After Meeting At The Gym

They met at the gym where they workout 2 times a week. She is 98 and he is 94 and she got tired of chasing him. So Gertrude Mokotoff asked Alvin Mann to marry him. He said yes and they

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Weather Network Says: Canadians Should Expect A Wild Ride From Start To Finish

“As a whole, Canadians should expect a wild ride from start to finish,” Chris Scott, Chief Meteorologist at The Weather Network, says of Winter 2017/18. “It’s safe to say we’ll all be participating in winter this year.” An active storm

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York Police Issue Warning!

York Regional Police would like to make our citizens aware of a recent extortion kidnapping fraud targeting newcomers to Canada. Police say an incident has happened in Richmond Hill. A suspect reportedly poses as Chinese Law Enforcement or government official,

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Charles Manson Dies At 83

Charles Manson, the notorious leader of the Manson Family cult that murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, died yesterday in a Bakersfield, Calif., hospital.  He was 83.  The California Department of Corrections released a statement reading, “Inmate Charles Manson, 83,

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Elderly Couple’s Household Appliances Still Work After 50 Years

An elderly couple have finally decided to replace their household appliances after 50 years.  But it’s not because they’ve stopped working.  Sydney and Rachel Saunders, 83 and 81, just fancy getting rid of their tumble dryer, boiler, cooker and washing

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Toronto-York TTC Subway Extension Set to Open in 29 Days

The new TTC subway extension from Downsview Park Station in Toronto to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in York Region will open on Dec. 17, just 29 days from today. The new subway extension will provide subway service that moves beyond

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Drugs, Cash Taken in Break and Enter in Bradford

Just before 9 a.m. on November 16, 2017, South Simcoe Police responded to a break and enter to a pharmacy in Bradford where prescription drugs and cash were stolen. Police say that sometime during the night of November 15 to

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Celebrate the Holiday Season at Aurora’s Christmas Tree Lighting

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with family, friends and neighbours at Aurora’s 12th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. On Wednesday, December 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Aurora Town Hall, you can watch fire juggling and live theatre,

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Rainfall Warning for Central Ontario Could Lead to Icy Roads on Saturday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for the following areas: Barrie – Collingwood – Hillsdale Midland – Coldwater – Orr Lake Orillia – Lagoon City – Washago Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus City of Toronto

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Dogs Can’t Tell the Difference Between Red and Green

According to a new study, dog’s can’t tell the difference between red and green. While previous studies have shown that dogs tend to have poor vision, the reason for this has remained a mystery. Now, experts have found that dogs

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Today is the Anniversary of Elton John’s First Live Album: 11/17/70

Has it really been that long?   Piano, bass and drums – usually a jazz trio lineup- but this group made rock n’ roll history. The recording was taken from a live radio broadcast in  New York,  on  November 17, 1970,

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Markham Resident Wins $100,000 With Encore

Congratulations are in order to Bing Jian Situ of Markham for winning $100,000 with Encore in the November 8, 2017 LOTTO 6/49 draw. Encore can be played in conjunction with most online lottery games for an extra $1. There is an Encore draw every day. The winning ticket

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