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THE WHEELS MAY NOT BE GOING ROUND AND ROUND IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS
10/20/2017 3:28:44 PM
Peterborough Transit drivers are in a strike position on October 29th if a deal can't be reached between the City and the Amalgamated Transit Union.

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MOM FINDS HERSELF IN DIRE NEED TO HELP SPECIAL NEEDS SON
10/20/2017 3:19:53 PM
A Havelock woman says desperate times come to desperate measures as she finds ways to support her special needs son.

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PETERBOROUGH MAN CHARGED IN THEFT INVESTIGATION
10/20/2017 9:32:27 AM
A shoplifting incident at the LCBO store on Chemong Road earlier this month has led to a charge for a Peterborough man. Police say on October 6th, the accused stole a bottle of alcohol. Staff at the store knew the man's identity and contacted authorities.

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SENTENCE HANDED DOWN TO TIPPETT FOR OBSTRUCTION CONVICTION
10/20/2017 8:03:22 AM
Stanley Tippett now knows what his punishment will be for obstruction of justice. The Examiner reports the 41 year-old was sentenced to 22 months of concurrent jail time yesterday in the Superior Court of Justice in Cobourg.

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DOUG GILMOUR PAYS VISIT TO PETERBOROUGH
10/20/2017 7:03:36 AM
Local hockey fans had the chance to meet a Hall of Famer and former Stanley Cup Champion. Doug Gilmour was at Chapters on Lansdowne Street last night signing copies of his new book. The Kingston-native says his time with the Maple Leafs will always stand out among his favourite memories.

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THE PETES OPEN ROAD SWING WITH A WIN IN WINDSOR
10/20/2017 6:28:40 AM
It was a winning start to the western road swing for the Petes. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Rob Snoek has your game report. Peterborough plays next tomorrow night in Flint. We'll have complete coverage beginning with the Petes' Tailgate Show at 6:00 p.m.

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'NATIONAL FOSTER FAMILY WEEK' CONTINUES
10/20/2017 6:10:49 AM
'National Foster Family Week' highlights the need for foster parents and shines a light on the role families play in the safety of children. For the special week, Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Aid Society hosted a lunch earlier this week for its foster parents and presented service awards.

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'THE SPILL' SHUTS DOWN SUDDENLY
10/20/2017 5:21:02 AM
Many of those who frequented 'The Spill' are no doubt surprised by its sudden closure this week. The establishment closed its doors on Wednesday. Owner Dave Tobey has yet to make an official announcement on what happened or any future plans.

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UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN REACHES $300,000 IN DONATIONS
10/20/2017 5:12:48 AM
There is still a long way to go for the annual United Way campaign, but it is off to a good start. Yesterday, officials announced $300,000 has been raised so far. Campaign Chair Neil Morton says it's great to get off to such a quick start.

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DESIGN FOR NEW SCHOOL UNVEILED
10/20/2017 5:02:07 AM
The plans for Peterborough's soon-to-be newest school have been unveiled. Last night, a public meeting was held at King George Public School. The new school is expected to be built next year next to King George and then open in 2019.

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BUSINESS HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
10/20/2017 4:53:32 AM
You have a few weeks to think about who deserves to be inducted into the Peterborough Business Hall of Fame. Nominations are now being accepted for the hall of fame's 2018 class recognized by the Junior Achievement of Peterborough Lakeland Muskoka.

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PETERBOROUGH RESIDENTS FOUND GIVING BACK VERY SWEET
10/19/2017 3:42:25 PM
More than 40 thousand cookies were consumed in Peterborough, Lakefield, and Bridgenorth all in the name of charity.

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ONE OF THE CITY'S ACTIVISTS IS REMEMBERED AS PETERBOROUGH'S MOTHER THERESA
10/19/2017 2:44:31 PM
Carol Winter is being remembered today for her tireless work, trying to find ways to help those in our community who were less fortunate. Ms. Winter died today at the age of 75.

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FUNDRAISER HELP FOR LOCAL 'AMIGOS PROGRAM'
10/19/2017 7:26:46 AM
Many locals turned out for great music and food at East Side Mario's for Heads Up For Inclusion's "Amigos Day Celebrity Serving Night".

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THE PETES GO FOR A 5TH STRAIGHT WIN IN WINDSOR
10/19/2017 7:17:43 AM
The Petes are gearing up for a busy stretch on the road and will welcome back some familiar faces. The team is expecting Cole Fraser and Matthew Timms to suit-up. Head Coach Jody Hull was a guest on THE REGULARS and says he has great respect for what the Spitfires bring to the table.

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LOCAL LIONS CLUB BRINGS IN $10,000 FOR CHARITIES
10/19/2017 7:09:13 AM
The Fowlers Corners and District Lions Club is making plans to hand over some major cash to local charities. The club was successful in raising about $10,000 during the 2016 cruise night season.

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GORD DOWNIE'S LEGACY GOES BEYOND MUSIC
10/19/2017 6:17:11 AM
As the country continues to mourn the death of Gord Downie, a lot of people are applauding his political statements particularly on Indigenous issues. Local performer Missy Knott is Ojibwa from Curve Lake and says she appreciated his courage to speak out tough topics.

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ASSAULT CASE ADJOURNED UNTIL NOVEMBER 15TH
10/19/2017 5:32:47 AM
The case of a man charged with beating a cyclist with a small club will be back in court in the middle of next month. David Fox is facing charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon after a 71 year-old victim was bloodied during an altercation on Erskine Avenue in July.

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MY BROADCASTING CORPORATION WINS BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD
10/19/2017 5:23:44 AM
It was a banner night for many from the business community, including My Broadcasting Corporation. Oldies 96.7 won in the Marketing and Promotions category at the annual Chamber Business Excellence Awards.

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PETERBOROUGH REMEMBERS GORD DOWNIE
10/18/2017 3:26:14 PM
Sad news from the world of music - The Tragically Hip has confirmed frontman Gord Downie passed away last night following a battle with cancer.

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TRENTON WOMAN ARRESTED IN ONGOING THEFT INVESTIGATION
10/18/2017 3:02:42 PM
A 31 year old Trenton woman has been charged in connection to the theft of about $950 worth of electronics at the north end Walmart in late August. It's alleged that she went into the store with a man on August 27th, took items off the shelves, concealed the items, and left without paying.

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PJHL: LAKEFIELD SKATES ALL OVER LITTLE BRITAIN
10/18/2017 7:29:11 AM
The Lakefield Chiefs continue to show why they are going to be a force in the PJHL this season. The Chiefs thumped Little Britain last night 12-1. Dawson Turcott led the way for Lakefield scoring a hat-trick and adding an assist.

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CHAMBER TO HOST BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS
10/18/2017 7:00:52 AM
The best and brightest in Peterborough's business community are getting ready to be honoured. Tonight marks the annual Business Excellence Awards held by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce. Karen August says a lot of work goes into a night like this.

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STAFF ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT SIDEWALK PLAN
10/18/2017 6:51:17 AM
The addition of sidewalks in the city's east end was the topic of a public open house. City staff were on-hand to respond to questions last night at Monsignor O'Donoghue School. The plan is to add sidewalks to both sides of Foxmeadow Road, Easthill Drive and Meadowview Road.

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MPP LEAL ENCOURAGED BY LATEST JOB REPORT
10/18/2017 6:18:34 AM
The latest unemployment report was less than flattering for Peterborough, but is there more to the story? The rate was the highest in the province last month but MPP Jeff Leal says that doesn't paint the entire picture.

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DBIA TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 'WIN THIS SPACE'
10/18/2017 6:10:05 AM
If you're an entrepreneur who is looking for a break, you are once again getting the chance of a lifetime from the Peterborough DBIA.

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YOU'RE ASKED TO GIVE BLOOD THIS HALLOWEEN
10/18/2017 5:27:50 AM
Canadian Blood Services is asking you to not only give out candy this Halloween, but also consider giving the gift of life. A special blood donor clinic is taking place October 31st and officials are looking for 51 donors between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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LOCAL COUPLE HITS BIG IN LOTTARIO DRAW
10/18/2017 5:19:18 AM
What would you do if you won more than $708,000? A couple from Bridgenorth is living the dream after winning the huge sum in the August 12th Lottario draw. Joseph and Jane Jardine recently picked up their winnings at the OLG prize centre in Toronto.

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NEW DEAL REACHED FOR WORKERS AT TRENT
10/18/2017 4:29:04 AM
While there is a strike going on in the Ontario College system, there is some good news coming out of Trent. The University and CUPE Local 3908 have announced a new collective agreement has been ratified.

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A COUPLE OF TEENS START OFF THE WEEKEND ON THE WRONG NOTE
10/17/2017 2:12:50 PM
Peterborough Police had their hands full on Friday, dealing with a number of assault investigations, mainly involving teens.

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NEW BUSINESS PLAN PRESENTED BY POLICE SERVICES BOARD
10/17/2017 7:16:55 AM
Members of the Peterborough Police Services Board have laid out their new business plan to city councillors. A presentation was given last night at Committee of the Whole. Chairman Bob Hall says the plan looks at the future goals of the service.

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'COLOUR OF HOPE' EVENT RETURNS THIS WEEKEND
10/17/2017 6:57:58 AM
The Canadian Cancer Society is preparing for its annual 'Colours of Hope' walk this coming weekend. The walk or run is a non-competitive event where participants begin wearing a white shirt and eventually will be filled with colour.

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PICKET LINES EXPECTED AGAIN AT FLEMING COLLEGE ON DAY 2 OF STRIKE
10/17/2017 6:12:43 AM
It is day two of strike action by more than 12,000 college faculty members in Ontario, including those at Fleming College. Picket lines are once again expected to be set-up at the entrance of the Sutherland and Frost Campuses. We spoke with Fleming President Tony Tilly.

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UNITED WAY AND PETES TEAM UP FOR PLAID NIGHT AT THE PMC
10/17/2017 5:38:47 AM
Break out those checkered shirts as the Peterborough Petes along with United Way Peterborough have teamed up to bring "Plaid Night" to the Memorial Centre. The Petes will wear special plaid jerseys and socks for their game against Sarnia on November 2nd in support of the United Way.

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THE WARMING ROOM SET TO OPEN THIS WEEK
10/17/2017 5:30:13 AM
With The Warming Room ready to open, it looks like it will be housed at a temporary location to start off. The Examiner reports the shelter for the homeless will be operating out of the vacant Pearson Daycare on Water Street beginning tomorrow until early December.

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POLICE STILL LOOKING FOR WOMAN INVOLVED IN LOCAL THEFT
10/17/2017 5:22:39 AM
Peterborough Police are now asking for help in identifying a third person in an ongoing theft investigation at the Chemong Road Walmart.

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FIVE COUNTIES GETS BIG DONATION FROM LINDSAY BASED GROUP
10/17/2017 5:13:11 AM
Five Counties Children's Centre has received a boost from Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group based in Lindsay. The group donated $20,000 recently through its CARE program.

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WOMAN KILLED IN WEEKEND CRASH
10/16/2017 1:19:22 PM
A 73 year old Curve Lake woman has lost her life following a head on crash north of the city on Saturday morning. Officials say a northbound pickup truck crossed the centre line and struck a southbound SUV on Selwyn Road at Birch Island Road.

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PETERBOROUGH LAKERS HAND OUT ANNUAL AWARDS
10/16/2017 7:32:39 AM
It was a fitting end to an amazing season for the Peterborough Lakers. About 1500 showed up to celebrate the team's Mann Cup championship on Saturday with a parade down George Street. Later on, the annual banquet was held at the Evinrude Centre.

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ONLINE VOTING TO BE DISCUSSED AT COTW MEETING
10/16/2017 6:54:58 AM
Plans for online voting will come before councillors this evening.

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HEALTH OFFICIALS WANT US TO LEARN DURING 'BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH'
10/16/2017 6:26:45 AM
October is 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month' and health officials are putting out some startling stats. About 1-in-8 Women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. If you are within the high risk age of 50-74, you are encouraged to get screened with a mammogram and Dr.

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CHAMBER SAYS 2018 PROVINCIAL VOTE NEEDS TO FOCUS ON THE ECONOMY
10/16/2017 6:17:55 AM
The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce wants to get the attention of all major political parties ahead of next year's provincial election. "Vote Prosperity" was a report released recently as a way to tell political leaders how to ensure growth in the economy.

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PROVINCE-WIDE STRIKE HITS FLEMING COLLEGE
10/16/2017 5:26:52 AM
All face-to-face classes and counselling services at all Fleming campuses are suspended due to a strike by public college faculty. A strike is officially underway after talks between OPSEU and the College Employer Council broke down yesterday.

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HYDRO CREWS RESTORE POWER TO THOUSANDS IN PETERBOROUGH AREA
10/16/2017 5:16:58 AM
Wind gusts up to almost 100-kilometres an hour played havoc with power in the Peterborough area. In the city, as many as 10,000 people were in the dark last night due mainly to fallen trees and branches on power lines.

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PETES ROUND OUT A PERFECT WEEKEND
10/14/2017 6:53:03 PM
The Petes welcomed hundreds of TAS grads, former Pete Cory Stillman and his Sudbury Wolves to the Memorial Centre for a Saturday afternoon affair. The Petes were looking for a win, to extend their winning streak to four and go perfect on the weekend.

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PETES KO THE K'S
10/13/2017 10:25:43 PM
After knocking off the Frontenacs on home ice on Thursday night, the Petes boarded the bus and headed east to the Limestone City to face those same Frontenacs in the back end of a home and home. As was the case in game 1, game 2 of the short series was a tight checking affair.

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