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Couple Waits Nine Years To Open Wedding Present… For Good Reason

When Brandon and Kathy Gunn got married in Michigan nine years ago, they received on very interesting gift from Kathy’s great Aunt Alison. On the outside of the box it said: “Do not open until your first disagreement.” So for

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Flour Recall Expands Again

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has broadened a national flour recall over further fears of E. coli contamination. The initial recall issued on March 28 applied only to Robin Hood flour sold in four provinces in Western Canada. The inspection agency extended the

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Raptors Look Good In Last Regular Season Game; Champion Cavs? Not So Much

They staggered to the finish line looking nothing like champions. It’s time for the Cavaliers to get up. It’s playoff time. LeBron James watched in street clothes as Jonas Valanciunas dropped his first career 3-pointer and the Toronto Raptors closed

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Sundae Cup Recall Grows

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says more varieties of Wholesome Farms’ sundae cups have been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency announced earlier this month that Central Smith Creamery was recalling its Wholesome Farms brand of strawberry sundae

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Jays’ Early Misery Continues

Keon Broxton and Domingo Santana homered as the Milwaukee Brewers edged Toronto 4-3 Tuesday to spoil the Blue Jays’ home opener and extend their early-season misery. At 1-6, Toronto is off to its worst start ever. The Jays have lost

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PM Visits Juno Beach

In June 1944, thousands of Canadian soldiers stormed ashore at Juno Beach into northern France alongside British and American troops during the invasion of Normandy. It was a pivotal moment in the Second World War, as the allies were able

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Sleepy and Hungry? There Is A Link

If your healthy eating ambitions go straight out the window as soon as you’re just a little bit tired or cranky, then we have good news: it’s not your fault. The secret to resisting those junk food? Try and get

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Teen Hasn’t Cut Nails In Nearly Three Years

A teenager who hasn’t cut her nails for three years has admitted she now has difficulty performing everyday tasks thanks to her long talons. Simone Taylor, 16, hasn’t clipped her nails at all since August 2014. They have now grown

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A ‘Cheesy’ Crime Solved

It wasn’t a mouse. Oxford County OPP have tracked a pair of thieves to London. A man and woman from London have been charged with two counts of break and enter, along with other offences, in relation to two break-ins

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A Food Trend That’s Lovely To Look At

If there’s anything the Instagram community loves, it’s photogenic food. You know, the brightly-coloured type that looks gorgeous at almost any angle. Well luckily for amateur foodies, there’s a new trend taking over. It’s fun, bold and surprisingly healthy.  Meet “unicorn toast”.

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Robin Hood Flour Recall Widens

The recall of Robin Hood brand flour linked to an E. coli outbreak has been expanded to the entire country. The original recall issued last month by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on 10-kilogram bags of flour was limited to

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“Hangry”? There’s Science Behind It

Are you hungry? And grumpy? If so, you may well be hangry. It’s a common affliction. When hungry, your mood sours. It’s not actually your fault, though. There’s a physiological reason for your anguish. It’s not just because you just

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Ottawa Fire Station Vermin Infested

Some Ottawa firefighters have been forced to flee from their station, due to an infestation of rats. The vermin have made themselves right at home around Fire Station 37 on Earl Armstrong Road. Firefighters raised concerns on Saturday about the

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Doris Day’s ‘Real’ Age

To Doris Day’s many admirers, the pert, fresh-faced charmer who starred in “Pillow Talk” and “Move Over Darling” is ageless. But Day turns 95 on Monday — which is a birthday surprise to even the star herself, who has long

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Do Babies In These Countries Cry More?

Parents struggling with a wailing baby can rest assured they are not alone – British babies cry more than in a number of other industrialised countries, a study suggests. The first attempt to create a universal crying chart has found

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