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DRUGS, STOLEN PRODUCTS AND A WEAPON SEIZED BY POLICE
5/19/2017 3:03:16 PM
Five have been charged after police executed two search warrants yesterday. Police say they went into a McDonnel Street home and seized a loaded 38 caliber handgun, more than 15 thousand in cash, brass knuckles, scales, cocaine and an unknown quantity of pills that are to be examined.

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FAMILIAR SIGHT IN LITTLE LAKE IS OUT OF COMMISSION THIS WEEKEND
5/19/2017 2:55:19 PM
The Centennial Fountain won't be operational in time for the Victoria Day fireworks display. City officials say that because of high and fast water in Little Lake, crews haven't been able to venture out into the water to complete the repair necessary for the seasonal start of the fountain.

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NO CHARGES BEING LAID IN INJURED ANIMAL INVESTIGATION
5/19/2017 12:59:25 PM
OPP in Northumberland have determined that their investigation into an injured muskrat is not criminal in nature. Officials put out the request for information after the animal was discovered inside a diaper box near the boat launch area on Plank Road in Gores Landing.

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COBOURG GRABS NUMBER ONE SEED AT RBC CUP
5/19/2017 7:14:54 AM
The Cobourg Cougars have punched their ticket to the RBC Cup semi-finals as the number one seed. Former Pete and current Cougars Captain Josh Maguire says he believes the home crowd will give his team a huge boost for the knockout round.

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ROTARY CLUB EXCITED ABOUT ANNUAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY
5/19/2017 7:05:11 AM
The long weekend is upon us, and several events around the Peterborough area will be celebrating Victoria Day. The Peterborough Rotary Club will be hosting an event on Saturday at Del Crary Park filled with music and activities for the entire family.

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OPP HAVE A FEW REMINDERS FOR COTTAGE OWNERS
5/19/2017 6:55:45 AM
As the warmer weather starts to roll in, many cottage owners are opening their property for the first time this year. With the recent heavy amount of rainfall, some properties may have damage. Peterborough County OPP Jason Folz says you should be prepared for a clean-up.

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HUSKIES FOUNDERS' TRIAL SET FOR NEXT JANUARY
5/19/2017 6:47:19 AM
We now know when the founders of the Peterborough Huskies Special Needs Hockey Team will be put on trial. The Peterborough Examiner reports Dave and Cathie Tuck will face a one-day, judge-alone trial on January 15th, 2018.

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MPP LEAL READY TO VISIT THE U.S.
5/19/2017 6:40:03 AM
Jeff Leal is getting ready to go to bat for Ontario's dairy industry. Peterborough's MPP and Minister of Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is heading to the U.S. next week to discuss the province's supply-management program.

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GE WORKERS EXPOSED TO OVER 3,000 TOXIC CHEMICALS: REPORT
5/19/2017 6:31:40 AM
A new report was released that documents workers at the GE Plant in Peterborough were exposed to more than 3,000 toxic chemicals. 'UNIFOR' presented the report on Thursday.

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PETERBOROUGH POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING 14 YEAR-OLD GIRL
5/19/2017 5:23:42 AM
Peterborough Police are asking you for help to find a missing 14 year-old girl. Investigators say Jaden Burton was last seen around 11 o'clock in the morning on May 9th at Adam Scott High School.

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WATER LEVELS DROPPING BUT FLOOD WARNING REMAINS
5/18/2017 3:30:17 PM
The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority says water levels are continuing to drop, but it could be about a week or so before high water levels and flows drop below flood thresholds.

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PETES SIGN MIKE OKE TO 2 YEAR EXTENSION
5/18/2017 3:06:52 PM
The Petes have inked General Manager Mike Oke to a brand new deal Oke's contract was set to expire next season, but the Petes have extended his contract through the 2019-2020 season Under Oke, the Petes have compiled a record of 141-121-5-19 including three playoff series wins, four consecutive...

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CUDDLES FOR CANCER FOUNDER BLANKETS HERSELF WITH ROYALTY
5/18/2017 1:56:30 PM
A local teen has received a prestigious award. Faith Dickinson, the founder of Cuddles for Cancer was in London, England as a recipient of the Diana Award, in honour Diana, Princess of Wales who believed that young people have the power to change the world.

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PETES' WELLS SIGNS ENTRY-LEVEL DEAL WITH EDMONTON
5/18/2017 7:17:20 AM
A standout season has led to a new deal for Dylan Wells. The Petes' goaltender has agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS LOSE; JR. C LAKERS WIN
5/18/2017 7:08:21 AM
The tough start to the season continues for the Jr. A Lakers. Peterborough was dropped 7-4 last night in St. Catharines. Jake Fox had a goal and an assist in the losing effort, while Landon Kells made 40 saves between the pipes. A much better result for the Jr. C Lakers.

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LOCAL OFFICERS AND CIVILIANS HONOURED BY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
5/18/2017 6:59:40 AM
The Peterborough Knights of Columbus have saluted both local police and civilians for doing their part in keeping our community safe. Last night marked the 39th annual Police Appreciate Night at Bishop Doyle Hall on Hunter Street.

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EMMA BAKER SERVES AS PETERBOROUGH'S 'CHIEF FOR A DAY'
5/18/2017 6:37:30 AM
An 11 year-old from St. John Elementary School served the city as its 'Chief for a Day'. Emma Baker was selected as the winner of the annual competition by Peterborough Police based on an essay she wrote on how to stop bullying.

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PARENT GETTING READY FOR PETERBOROUGH CARES FUNDRAISER
5/18/2017 6:15:18 AM
The May long-weekend is almost here but that doesn't mean everyone is going to enjoy a lot of time off. This weekend marks the 7th annual Peterborough Cares fundraiser. Founder Camille Parent says he's hoping those who are staying home will take time to give.

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CHANGE IN VENUE ANNOUNCED FOR ANNUAL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS
5/18/2017 6:06:40 AM
There is going to be a change in venue for the upcoming Peterborough Business Excellence Awards. Due to flooding at the Trentwinds International Centre, organizers announced yesterday the ceremony will be held at Showplace.

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INTERIM DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION NAMED BY PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
5/18/2017 5:28:47 AM
The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has named an interim director of education. Jennifer Leclerc will be temporarily filling the role vacated by Rusty Hick, who submitted a retirement notice in late April.

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DBIA AND HUMANE SOCIETY WANT A 'PET FRIENDLY' DOWNTOWN
5/18/2017 5:18:06 AM
The Peterborough Humane Society and the DBIA are partnering for a campaign to promote a pet friendly downtown. DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel says you'd be surprised with how often people need to be reminded of these simple responsibilities when it comes to their pets.

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PARKS CANADA KEEPING THE ANCHOR DOWN ON 2017 BOATING SEASON
5/17/2017 2:25:42 PM
Boaters are going to have to wait a little while longer to sail down the wild blue yonder, or the Trent Severn Waterway.

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STRETCH OF HIGHWAY 28 RE-OPENED FOLLOWING CRASH
5/17/2017 8:29:46 AM
A stretch of Highway 28 that was closed for several hours has been re-opened. Peterborough Police say from Hannah Road south of Bailieboro to 2nd Line north of Bailieboro is no longer shut down.

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SUSPECT BEING SOUGHT IN CONNECTION TO INCIDENT AT BUS TERMINAL
5/17/2017 6:50:59 AM
Peterborough Police are asking for help in identifying a suspect who they believe was involved in an assault and robbery at the downtown bus terminal Saturday night. Officials say shortly after 8:00 p.m., a 69 year-old man was assaulted and robbed of cash while in the washroom area.

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'POLICE WEEK' CONTINUES IN PETERBOROUGH
5/17/2017 6:40:39 AM
It's 'Police Week' with the Peterborough Police Service, which allows officers to get better connected with the younger residents.

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TRENT REACHES $100,000 TARGET TO HELP PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM
5/17/2017 6:31:37 AM
A challenge to raise $100,000 to support philosophical debate at Trent University has been met. Officials announced that thanks to some donations and a $50,000 person gift from President Dr.

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DETAILS OF 'TOUR DE LION' RIDE UNVEILED
5/17/2017 5:49:00 AM
There is going to be a new component to a popular local festival. Yesterday, officials with the United Way of Peterborough and District and Transition Town Peterborough helped announce details of The Dandelion Day Tour de Lion Ride for Fun, Health and Community.

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'WORKING AT HEIGHTS' CERTIFICATION NOW AVAILABLE AT FLEMING
5/17/2017 5:11:17 AM
Fleming College is offering the Working at Heights certification, a training program approved and accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The certification is now mandatory in Ontario for all workers who have the potential of working at heights.

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EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT CLOSES A PORTION OF HIGHWAY 28
5/17/2017 4:43:19 AM
A stretch of Highway 28 has been closed. Peterborough Police say from Hannah Road south of Bailieboro to 2nd Line north of Bailieboro is shut down due to a motor vehicle collision.

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WATER LEVELS STARTING TO DROP
5/16/2017 12:59:58 PM
The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has provided an update to the ongoing Flood Warning.

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DAVE SMITH ENTERS RACE FOR LOCAL PC NOMINATION
5/16/2017 12:23:40 PM
Another name has stepped forward in the race to represent the Progressive Conservatives in the next provincial election. Dave Smith discussed his decision on THE REGULARS this morning and says he believes he will appeal to local party members for a number of reasons.

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RBC CUP: COUGARS LOSE IN OVERTIME
5/16/2017 7:18:44 AM
The Cobourg Cougars lost a thriller in their second game of the RBC Cup. Taylor Sanheim ended it 6:29 into overtime last night, as the Penticton Vees edged the Cougars 3-2. It was the second overtime in as many games for both teams, and both sit at three points in the overall standings.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS FALL TO TORONTO BEACHES
5/16/2017 7:10:56 AM
A bad start and tough finish did in the Jr. A Lakers in their latest outing. Peterborough was outscored 4-1 in the first period of last night's game against Toronto and 5-0 in the third, ultimately losing 11-5. Despite four points by Jake Fox, the Lakers fall to 0-2 on the season.

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CITY SIGNS OFF ON NEW AGREEMENT WITH AG SOCIETY
5/16/2017 6:47:10 AM
A new agreement signed off on by city council will help redevelop Morrow Park. At last night's meeting, councillors voted to accept the new seven-year deal with the Peterborough Agricultural Society which would lead to the construction of new horse barns, public washrooms and office space.

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COUNCIL WANTS QUEEN'S PARK TO HELP OUT IN PROPOSED LAND ANNEXATION
5/16/2017 6:36:21 AM
The city will be calling on Queen's Park to help end the stalemate with Cavan Monaghan over the much talked about land annexation. Last night, councillors voted one final time on the matter and it passed easily. Councillor Andrew Beamer says supported the plan.

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YOU'RE INVITED TO TAKE PART IN 'RIDE DON'T HIDE' EVENT
5/16/2017 6:09:42 AM
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge are inviting you to participate in 'Ride Don't Hide'.

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MORE INFORMATION TO BE RELEASED ON 'TOUR DE LION'
5/16/2017 5:18:28 AM
Details of a special new event in the city will be unveiled a bit later this morning. Officials with the United Way of Peterborough & District will be on-hand with those from Transition Town Peterborough and organizers of Dandelion Day to make the announcement about the 'Tour de Lion'.

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