Talk about a wicked lottery

The touring production of the popular stage musical Wicked, running Aug. 20-30 at the Centennial Concert Hall, will hold a lottery before each performance for a limited number of orchestra seats available for $25 cash. Two hours before curtain time, wannabe Wicked-goers must present themselves Read More

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Missing teen last seen in downtown Winnipeg

Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 15-year-old girl. Tina Fontaine was last seen in downtown Winnipeg on Friday, Aug. 8. Police are concerned for her well-being. Fontaine is described as 5’3″, 100 pounds with a thin build. She has brown/black hair that is… Read More

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Warm weather and sunny skies continue

Summer has certainly found its groove in southern Manitoba, as the Environment Canada forecast continues to call for sunshine and warm temperatures in the region. Today, we should see a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon with a high of 26 C in the afternoon. Tonight’s low will fall […]

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hockey player death – SIDEBAR

Concussions must be taken seriously: neurosurgeon IT has become a hot-button topic in both professional and amateur sports. And a local expert on concussions says every brain injury suffered by an athlete needs to be taken seriously for fear of long-term effects, including mood-related issues Read More

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THE WORLD IN YOUR BACKYARD

20. African Holy Cross gym, 280 Dubuc St. FOOD: The menu alone is truly an education. Much-appreciated large photos and descriptions of ingredients help with decisions on the way to the food line. Platters representing different regions — the Sahara, the Kalahari, the African — range from $7 Read More

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Sweaty, BUT SAFE

I am delighted to report, thanks to new security procedures, Canadian air travellers have nothing to fear from overweight, middle-aged terrorists who perspire like Mike Tyson at a Grade 3 spelling bee. I made this damp discovery after being subjected to an intense level of scrutiny from Read More

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