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2018-07-17

Lunchtime Trivia For Tuesday July 17

Posted by: Richard

In one of the stranger surveys that have passed through your Lunchtime Trivia this one has to deal with one of the easiest ways to start a fight; a highly debated topic.   Question: This survey says 60% of those

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2018-07-17

Judging Strength By Sound

Posted by: Richard

Can you judge how strong someone is by the sound of their voice? Science says you can! And you’re quite good at it as well. In a recent paper, published by researchers at the University of Sussex in England, it

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2018-07-17

Mayor Of California Town Wants To Ban Neckties

Posted by: Dave Creelman

The Mayor of Lancaster, California, R Rex Parris, is considering a citywide ban on neckties because of a German study on how ties restrict blood flow to the brain. He tells the Los Angeles Times that the neckties are dangerous.

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2018-07-17

A Dedicated Young Man

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

It was supposed to be Walter Carr’s first day of work with a moving company Sunday —  when his car broke down. But, instead of calling and asking for the day off, he walked through the night to be there

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2018-07-17

A Flying Car? In Our Lifetime? Perhaps!

Posted by: Dave Creelman

We have been hearing about a flying car for all for a long time.  The first time I saw one was on The Jetsons.  We may be one step closer with the Blackfly by Opener.  This single occupant flying car

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2018-07-16

Artist After 6: Carly Simon

Posted by: Kent

Artist After 6: Carly Simon. Hear her in the first hour of the Lounge at 7. Click the link to see “That’s The Way I Always Heard It Should Be.” Pics:gonetworth.com and YouTube

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2018-07-16

How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel

Posted by: Kent

Space agencies and private companies already have advanced plans to send humans to Mars in the next few years – ultimately colonising it. And with a growing number of discoveries of Earth-like planets around nearby stars, long-distance space travel has

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2018-07-16

Meghan Markle’s Dad Thomas Thinks She’s ‘Terrified,’ Says He’s Been Frozen Out of Communication With Her

Posted by: Kent

Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, sat down with The Sun (England) for his second on-camera interview, and gave his thoughts that Meghan hasn’t adjusted to royal life as effortlessly as it appears. “My thing about my daughter right now is

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2018-07-16

Nancy Sinatra Sr. Died Friday July 13

Posted by: Richard

The first wife of Frank Sinatra, mother to his three children, Nancy Sinatra Sr. died on Friday, at 101 years of age, according to her daughter Nancy Sinatra Jr. She posted about her mother over the weekend beginning with the

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2018-07-16

Lunchtime Trivia Monday July 16, 2018

Posted by: Richard

Out Lunchtime Trivia Question for the day is a fitting one for a hot summer afternoon when we put to you the following: In the summer, Canadians, on average, do this 2 times a week. What is it?   There

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2018-07-14

There’s Lots Going on this Weekend for all Ages!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Brantford: Bell Summer Theatre Festival.   This year’s Festival features outdoor local theatre at its best! Artistic Director, Peter Muir, and a cast of talented local thespians invite you to enjoy three brilliant productions.

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2018-07-07

It’s the Last Day for This Year’s International Villages Festival….Don’t Miss It!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Brantford: 45th Annual International Villages Festival.  Sample “The World at Your Doorstep” with 17 different festival village halls for you to enjoy. From Poland to Hungary to Ukraine, and around the world, pick a

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2018-06-30

Q. Who is Your New BFF During an Extreme Heat Alert?

Posted by: Bob

A. Your local splash pad or swimming pool. Here is a list of same for the Jewel Listening Area. In Brantford….https://bit.ly/2J5ztRe There are 41 splash pads, wading pools and play lots in Hamilton- https://bit.ly/2tIA01T 22 splash pads locations in Burlington

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2018-06-30

Heat Warning in Effect!

Posted by: Bob

An extreme heat event is in effect for the Canada Day long weekend.  It will continue over the 3 day holiday weekend with daytime highs in the the low to mid thirties with humidex values into the mid forties. Overnight low

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2018-06-30

Happy Canada Day Weekend Eh! To Find the Party Closest to You………

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Oh Canada! July 1st Celebrations in the Jewel Listening Area! a) Brantford: Lots of food, fun, festivities and FIREWORKS for the whole family at Lions Park! https://bit.ly/2tzMFnE b) Burlington: Starts with a citizenship ceremony

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2018-06-28

45 Consecutive Years of presenting “The World at Your Doorstep” – The International Villages Festival is back!

Posted by: mike

It’s “The World at Your Doorstep” for four fabulous days from Wednesday July 4th to Saturday July 7th, the 45th edition of the Brantford International Villages Cultural Festival!. 45 years of bringing world class memories to the city, this year

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2018-06-23

Suefest – Robin Benedict

Posted by: Melissa

  I’m Corey O’Shaughnessy with Jewel 92, and I’m joined by the Community Cruiser—powered by Brantford Toyota—at Sue Fest, the fundraising show for The Heart and Stroke Foundation! Right now, I have the pleasure of sitting down with singer-songwriter Robin

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2018-06-23

Suefest – Tomi Swick with Strummers Union

Posted by: Melissa

  I’m Corey O’Shaughnessy with Jewel 92, and I’m joined by the Community Cruiser—powered by Brantford Toyota—at Sue Fest, the fundraising show for The Heart and Stroke Foundation! Right now, I have the pleasure of sitting down with Juno award-winning

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2018-06-23

Summer is Here! Come Enjoy the First Weekend to the Max!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Hamilton: Cirque de Soleil – Crystal. World-class ice skating and unexpected acrobatics fuse to create the first on-ice experience. Feel the adrenaline as Cirque du Soleil creates a frozen playground and a world of

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2018-06-16

It’s Father’s Day Sunday; Got a Plan for Dad?

Posted by: Bob

For some cool stuff to do in the Jewel Listening Area….. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Burlington: Sound of Music Festival.   Performing this year are Matthew Good, Natalie McMaster & Donnel Lahey, Molly Johnson, Elijah Woods x Jamie

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2018-07-17

Judging Strength By Sound

Posted by: Richard

Can you judge how strong someone is by the sound of their voice? Science says you can! And you’re quite good at it as well. In a recent paper, published by researchers at the University of Sussex in England, it

Read More..

2018-07-16

Nancy Sinatra Sr. Died Friday July 13

Posted by: Richard

The first wife of Frank Sinatra, mother to his three children, Nancy Sinatra Sr. died on Friday, at 101 years of age, according to her daughter Nancy Sinatra Jr. She posted about her mother over the weekend beginning with the

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2018-07-15

Glacial Calving In Greenland Captured On Video

Posted by: Richard

Two researchers from New York University, who happen to be the Canadian husband and wife team of David and Denise Holland, were camping off Greenland’s Helheim Glacier which they were studying and had a camera set up for the overnight

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2018-07-15

Heat Warning Issued For Sunday July 15

Posted by: Richard

Environment Canada has issued another heat warning for Today marking the third time this summer such a warning has been issued, it reads as follows;   “A hot and humid airmass will affect the Golden Horseshoe Today and Monday. High

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2018-07-14

There’s Lots Going on this Weekend for all Ages!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Brantford: Bell Summer Theatre Festival.   This year’s Festival features outdoor local theatre at its best! Artistic Director, Peter Muir, and a cast of talented local thespians invite you to enjoy three brilliant productions.

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2018-07-08

Unbirthday Party Sunday July 8

Posted by: Richard

If you remember the Kindness for Kaitlin campaign that came about in the late winter, it’s a campaign of Birthday cards for a young lady in Brantford who has Williams Syndrome and felt like she had no friends. Well, the

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2018-07-07

It’s the Last Day for This Year’s International Villages Festival….Don’t Miss It!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Brantford: 45th Annual International Villages Festival.  Sample “The World at Your Doorstep” with 17 different festival village halls for you to enjoy. From Poland to Hungary to Ukraine, and around the world, pick a

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2018-07-06

Family Moves In To 3D Printed Home In France

Posted by: Richard

A family in France has become the first in the world to move into a 3D-printed house. The four-bedroom property is a prototype for bigger projects aiming to make housebuilding quicker and cheaper.   The idea behind the 3D printing

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2018-07-05

Uma Showing In St George Tonight

Posted by: Richard

The story of Evan Leversage inspired the world 3 years ago when the community of St. George gathered together to put on an early Christmas for him. A beautiful story that spread and inspired a movie made in India called

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2018-07-05

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Thursday July 5

Posted by: Richard

On top of the Heat Warning that is still in effect for Today, Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Golden Horseshoe and much of Southern Ontario.   From Environment Canada:   Conditions are favourable for the

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