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2017-12-13

Artist After 6: Gloria Estefan

Posted by: Kent

Artist After 6: Gloria Estefan. She’s in the Lounge at 7 and you can see her video for, “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You” by clicking the link. pic: free use video:GloriaEstefanVEVO

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2017-12-13

Giant Penguin

Posted by: Kent

(NEW YORK) — Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly shorter in length and about 20

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2017-12-13

Toast Cutting

Posted by: Kent

Hallamnation, a student club night in Sheffield, started a debate on Twitter when it asked people how they’d prefer their toast to be cut. A spokesperson for Hallamnation says it has toast available for one of its biggest events, where

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2017-12-13

Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, December 13

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: 62% of Canadian consumers all have this in common. The number is higher for women than for men. What is it?

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2017-12-13

On This Day, December 13

Posted by: Dave Creelman

On this date in 1843, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, was first published On this date in 1928, the clip-on tie was invented On this date in 1974, George Harrison became the first rock artist to be invited to

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2017-12-13

Frank the Grumpy Turkey Undergoes Surgery

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

A wild turkey that’s become semi-famous in Ohio for chasing pedestrians and bicyclists in Ohio has undergone surgery for a broken leg after being struck by a car. Cleveland.com reports the male turkey named ‘Frank’ had surgery on Saturday. He

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2017-12-13

What Would You Be Willing to Pay For if You Had an Option?

Posted by: Ed McMahon

What would you pay to get that festive excitement you felt as a little kid at Christmas? Would you dig into your wallet or purse and pay to skip sitting down with the in-laws this holiday. Can you put a

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2017-12-13

Honest Man Who Returns Large Cheque Gets New Outlook On Life

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

A homeless man’s selfless gesture has changed his life and future. When New Haven, Connecticut’s Elmer Alvarez found a cheque for $10,000 on the footpath, he didn’t skip a beat before returning it to its rightful owner. With the help

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2017-12-13

Canada Post Holiday Deadlines

Posted by: Ed McMahon

If you had a package to send, this past Monday was your last chance to mail it to be sure that it would arrive before Christmas. Canada Post said Dec.11th was the deadline for sending packages through the regular mail

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2017-12-12

Artist After 6: Art Garfunkel

Posted by: Kent

Artist After 6: Art Garfunkel. He’s in the Lounge at 7. Click the link to see his video with Paul Simon for “The Sound Of Silence.” pic: free use    video:mohandouyarvi/YouTube

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2017-12-09

All I Want for Christmas is…….

Posted by: Bob

To hear my Mommy and Daddy! Three year old Harper Rollinson from Sydney, Australia was diagnosed with eye cancer when she was just twelve days old. Her parents had to start her on chemotherapy immediately. The results cured the cancer

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2017-12-09

Take the Family out for Some Holiday Entertainment!

Posted by: Bob

There’s lots to choose from – Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Nutcracker Performances this Weekend! a) Burlington: Performing Arts Centre. The State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings the most beloved ballet to glorious life, The Nutcracker. Saturday 2PM http://bit.ly/2iXXoXd

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2017-12-08

Santa 5K Run This Weekend In Burlington. Some Road Closure Info

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Road Closures – downtown, Dec. 9, 2017 HO HO HO! Santa 5K Road Race Temporary Road Closures Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 6:30 to 11 a.m. Brant Street – from Ontario to Elgin Streets James Street – from John to Brant Streets

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2017-12-02

Texting Turns Twenty-Five This Weekend!

Posted by: Bob

On December 3, 1992, 22-year-old Neil Papworth sent the first ever text message from a computer to a colleague. The message simply read ‘Merry Christmas’.  Mr Papworth had been working as a developer and test engineer to create a messaging service

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2017-12-02

Last Chance for a Santa Visit before the 24th!

Posted by: Bob

Read all about it……Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Santa Claus Parades! a) Elmira: Saturday 25th annual starts at 10AM from Main & Arthur St. downtown Elmira. http://bit.ly/2AHPRD8 b) Hespeler: Saturday 12 noon from Groh Avenue. http://bit.ly/2i2bh2c c) Fergus: Saturday

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2017-11-25

Jolly Old St Nick has Another Busy Day in the Jewel Listening Area!

Posted by: Bob

Find out times and places here! Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Santa Claus Parades! a) Brantford: Saturday from Stanley St. ending at Harmony Square @ 6PM http://bit.ly/2fTl5vC b) Caledonia: Saturday 11AM from Caledonia Fairgrounds http://bit.ly/2mL0Wgq c) Smithville: Saturday from

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2017-11-18

70th Anniversary of The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh (Nov 20)

Posted by: Bob

A new set of stamps is being issued by the Royal Mail to commemorate the 70th wedding anniversary of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. (it will be seventy years this Monday the 20th) The six stamps include two images 

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2017-11-18

Ya Better Watch Out… Ya Better Not Pout! Santa’s Parading into Town!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! (fun stuff to do this weekend within an hour’s drive) 1. Santa Claus Parades! a) Oakville: Saturday 9AM rain or shine from Reynolds Street and Lakeshore. http://bit.ly/2xLX4N8 b) Hamilton: Saturday 4:30PM from Bay @ Stuart

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2017-11-06

2017 Santa Claus Parades

Posted by: Robert

St George: Saturday December 9th – starting at 6pm http://www.stgeorgemarketplace.ca/Events/santa-claus-parade-listing-69-3678.aspx#.WgDh9mhSzcs

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2017-11-04

Have a Look at Bob’s Top 5!

Posted by: Bob

1. Remembrance Events. a) Guelph: Thank a Veteran.   Local vets will be on hand at McCrae House to visit and exchange stories. (McCrae House is the birthplace of John McCrae (1872-1918), doctor, soldier and author of “In Flanders Field”)

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2017-12-11

Environment Canada Issues Weather Statement. Snow Tonight And Tomorrow

Posted by: Dave Creelman

All of the Jewel 92 listening area and all of Southern Ontario will have its first taste of winter. An Alberta Clipper is bringing snow and wind and colder temperatures tonight and tomorrow. The following statement covers the following areas;

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2017-12-09

All I Want for Christmas is…….

Posted by: Bob

To hear my Mommy and Daddy! Three year old Harper Rollinson from Sydney, Australia was diagnosed with eye cancer when she was just twelve days old. Her parents had to start her on chemotherapy immediately. The results cured the cancer

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2017-12-09

Take the Family out for Some Holiday Entertainment!

Posted by: Bob

There’s lots to choose from – Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Nutcracker Performances this Weekend! a) Burlington: Performing Arts Centre. The State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings the most beloved ballet to glorious life, The Nutcracker. Saturday 2PM http://bit.ly/2iXXoXd

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2017-12-03

Jim Nabors Dead At 87

Posted by: Richard

Gomer Pyle is a character that has lived on for 55 years since Jim Nabors introduced him on the Andy Griffith Show in 1962. He played the character for 23 episodes until 1964 when the character gained his own spin-off

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2017-12-03

Text Messaging Turns 25 Today

Posted by: Richard

The chances are good that you’ve sent more than a handful of text messages this past year. In fact in Canada we average a few hundred million texts a day for a total of 200 billion texts sent last year

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2017-12-02

Texting Turns Twenty-Five This Weekend!

Posted by: Bob

On December 3, 1992, 22-year-old Neil Papworth sent the first ever text message from a computer to a colleague. The message simply read ‘Merry Christmas’.  Mr Papworth had been working as a developer and test engineer to create a messaging service

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2017-12-02

Last Chance for a Santa Visit before the 24th!

Posted by: Bob

Read all about it……Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Santa Claus Parades! a) Elmira: Saturday 25th annual starts at 10AM from Main & Arthur St. downtown Elmira. http://bit.ly/2AHPRD8 b) Hespeler: Saturday 12 noon from Groh Avenue. http://bit.ly/2i2bh2c c) Fergus: Saturday

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2017-11-30

Snowbird Traffic Alert. I75 Southbound in Detroit Still Closed Until Late 2018

Posted by: Dave Creelman

If you are planning on heading South for the Winter, note that I75 Southbound is still closed once you cross the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit.  You will have to follow the detour West and then South again to pick up

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2017-11-26

Actor Rance Howard Dead At 89

Posted by: Richard

Rance Howard, actor of film and television fame and father to Clint Howard and Ron Howard, grandfather to Bryce Dallas Howard, and Paige Howard, passed away at the age of 89 yesterday as announced by his famous actor/director son Ron Howard

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2017-11-26

105th Grey Cup Tonight In Ottawa

Posted by: Richard

Its nearly time for the 105th Grey Cup, the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts will be going at it this year to see who reigns supreme this season in the CFL.   The Argonauts have made 22 Grey Cup

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