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Wed, Jun 26, 2019
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Air quality inside your home is something that can't be ignored. The Environmental Protection Agency, after all, has found that the air inside your four walls can be two to 10 times worse than outside. As a result, it can be tough for some immune systems to fight off all [...]
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
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Di Slaney runs Manor Farm Charitable Trust, a sanctuary for disabled animals in Nottinghamshire, England. She left the city to care for arthritic sheep, geese with dietary issues, elderly poultry, and other disabled livestock. The eclectic farm houses 170 animals who need extra love and attention to... [...]
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
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Authorities say six people, including four children, have died in a house fire in a small Wisconsin town. The Langlade County Sheriff's Office says the fire was reported about 6:23 a.m. Tuesday in a multifamily home in Pickerel. Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadlick says the victims were a 34-y... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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The Shuswap Trail Alliance will run the day-to-day operations of the Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail. The Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Corridor Governance Advisory Committee endorsed a recommendation to bring the Shuswap Trail Alliance on board, noting their expertise with trail projects in the area.... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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Comedian Bill Cosby has filed a lengthy appeal of the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison and says the judge allowed testimony from other women accusers that wasn't relevant. Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to tha... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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A summer downpour was not enough to dampen spirits at the annual Ride Don't Hide event in Vernon. More than 170 people, including 127 riders and striders, took part in the seventh annual Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ride Don't Hide event at Creekside Park. More than $50,000 t... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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Heath Canada says sales of legal dried cannabis grew 16 per cent in April compared with the prior month. More than 8,800 kilograms of recreational and medical cannabis was sold in the month, up from 7,627 kilograms in March. Total cannabis oil sales grew 3.5 per cent to 8,196 litres. [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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Health Canada says sales of legal dried cannabis grew 16 per cent in April compared with the prior month. More than 8,800 kilograms of recreational and medical cannabis was sold in the month, up from 7,627 kilograms in March. Total cannabis oil sales grew 3.5 per cent to 8,196 litres. [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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UBCO is getting serious about its food. The university's food services division has been operated by a contractor since the campus opened in 2005, but on July 1 it will be taken over by Student Housing and Hospitality Services. “This is great for our students, faculty and staff, and the [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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The newest supportive housing project operated by the Canadian Mental Health Association in Kelowna won't become reality for nearly two years. But, that isn't stopping residents of the McCurdy and Rutland Road area from voicing their concerns. Read more... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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A black bear has been caught and put down one day after taking a swipe at a woman in Burnaby. RCMP and conservation officers were searching for the bear, described as aggressive, and warned the public to avoid hiking Burnaby Mountain until it was caught. They say the bruin challenged [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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FedEx Corp. posted weak quarterly results in its core express business and warned Tuesday that its profit in the year ahead will be hurt by slowing growth in the world economy and the decision to drop a contract with retail giant Amazon. The delivery company reported a quarterly loss of [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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An RCMP officer in northern Manitoba made a disastrous tactical decision to step in front a vehicle before he shot the driver, an expert in police use of force testified at the officer's trial Tuesday. Const. Abram Letkeman is charged with manslaughter in the November 2015 death of Steven Campbe... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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Josh Gorges wants to continue giving back to his home town, and he's bringing a few friends to help the cause. Gorges, who captained the Kelowna Rockets to their only Memorial Cup title in 2004, played parts of 14 seasons as a reliable, stay-at-home defenceman in the NHL. Eight of [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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The City of Penticton has hired a new economic development specialist. Andrew Kemp comes to the city from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, where he assisted with municipal infrastructure initiatives across Canada. Prior to that he worked with the economic development consulting firm, MDB ... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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UPDATE 9:32 p.m. According to DriveBC, Highway 97 is now open following a serious accident. UPDATE 9:12 p.m. DriveBC has revised it's estimated time Highway 97 will open to 9:30 p.m. There is no detour and the highway has been closed for several hours. UPDATE 6:45 p.m. DriveBC [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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UPDATE 6:45 p.m. DriveBC is estimating Highway 97 north of Penticton will be closed until 10 p.m. while RCMP investigate the crash. UPDATE 5:50 p.m. Witnesses tell Castanet the accident was a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a white SUV. UPDATE 5:38 p.m. Traffic remains at a [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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Kamloops RCMP are looking for the driver of a suspicious vehicle that followed two young girls. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said on June 25 at approximately 2:40 p.m., two students from Beatty Elementary School were walking home on Dalgleish Drive when a vehicle described as a dark grey or dark blue [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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Shawnigan Lake RCMP are investigating after a child was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday morning in a Cobble Hill driveway. Police were called about 11:45 a.m. and arrived to find B.C. Ambulance and fire crews attempting lifesaving efforts. The driver is co-operating, police said. Preliminary ... [...]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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