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2018 Grammy Award Nominees

Yesterday the 60th Grammy Award Nominations came out with a bit of a surprise for many. Expected names like Ed Sheeran were not on the list and unlike in years past Rap and R&B dominated the major nominations. Leading the

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Hamilton Police Warn Of Counterfeit Currency

Hamilton Police say they are seeing an increase in counterfeit Canadian and American bills and are concerned that going into the holiday season that people will be fooled by the fake funds. They say that the denominations they have been

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Actor Rance Howard Passed Away At 89

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 Saturday as announced by his famous actor/director son Ron Howard on twitter.   Clint

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105th Grey Cup Game This Sunday

This weekend in the 105th Grey Cup, the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts will be going at it for their fourth match up in the finals.   The Argonauts have made 22 Grey Cup appearances and have won a

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East Coast Wild Hops Being Tested

It is the kind of science you can really get behind, some researchers from P.E.I. put out a call asking people to suggest places they could go find varieties of wild hops. The response was more than they expected, and

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Truck Fire Closes WB Hwy 401 At Hwy 6

Highway 401 was closed Westbound this morning just past Highway 6 southbound exit due to a collision between a tractor trailer and another vehicle which resulted in a car in the ditch and the tractor trailer on fire. Details of

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Active Skies In August

There are going to be a number of reasons to tilt your head back this August and for more than just a cold one. The skies are going to be pretty active this month starting with a partial lunar eclipse.

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Canada’s Most Crime Ridden Cities

Macleans has released a list of the most crime ridden cities in Canada, using Statistics Canada’s Crime Severity Index and it looks like the worst among Canada’s 100 largest cities is Grande Prairie, Alberta which sits at #1 for violent,

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Robin Hood Flour Recall

Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. is recalling Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original from the marketplace due to possible E. Coli O121 contamination. The food recall warning issued on March 28, 2017 has been updated to include additional distribution

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Maple Leafs Playoffs Look Tough

After dropping their final game of the season and ending the year with a 40-27-15 (meaning they lost 2 more games than they won in the end) the Toronto Maple Leafs are still heading into the post season. That final

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Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Country music Hall of Fame has announced their 2017 inductions and they include a songwriter, an actor/singer, and a near record holding award nominee. Announced last week the list goes like this:   Don Schlitz, Jr. A songwriter whose

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Want To Quit Smoking?

If you want to quit smoking but are having a hard time or can’t afford the treatment options available then the City of Hamilton is offering something you should know about. In the month of February City of Hamilton Public

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is a tradition that goes back to the 18th or 19th century, with the earliest recording being a diary entry from February 4th 1841, in which a groundhog seeing its shadow determines weather or not winter will end

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Zero Waste Grocery Store

There has been talk of grocery stores not letting food go to waste by being able to donate it to food banks or other food related charities to ensure that it goes to people who need it rather than into

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Kitchener Water Main Break

Yesterday morning a water main, which broke sometime Monday night, eventually wore out the ground beneath a large portion of Lancaster street causing a sinkhole. Lancaster was closed between Hillview and Hill Streets. Crews have been working since Tuesday to

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