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A tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece that has been the subject of a legal battle will be released next week. Publisher Simon & Schuster cited “high interest and extraordinary interest” in the book by Mary Trump titled “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family C... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Fire & Flower Holdings Inc. has unveiled the first examples of its new cannabis retail partnership with the owner of Circle K convenience stores and gasoline bars. The Edmonton-based cannabis company says it expects to benefit from high-traffic Circle K locations while complying with all applica... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality. Trump tweeted, “They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins & Cleveland Indians,... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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UPDATE: 12:42 p.m. Highway 5 north of Kamloops is closed due to "a multi-vehicle incident," according to Drive BC. The crash occurred between Sadler-Brown Road and Carilla Road between McLure and Barriere. Traffic both directions is shut down with no estimated time of reopening, as an asse... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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"It happened so fast, and it was very scary." Kelsey Anderson says she was standing outside Brexit Pun on Nanaimo Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning, having a smoke with her son and a few friends. Suddenly, a group of three men approached, and when another man exited [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Oil analysts say a rebound in the world's hunger for oil has already started after demand destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic fell far short of what many experts had expected. Amrita Sen, co-founder and director of research for international consultancy Energy Aspects, says the bounce in... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Animal control officers in Victoria have evicted a male peacock from an apartment entrance after the bird's daily courtship activities escalated to an attack on a resident over the weekend. Ian Fraser, Victoria's senior animal control officer, says a resident was injured when the large bird ... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. Highway 1 is reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic at the scene of a crash between Sicamous and Salmon Arm. ORIGINAL: 11:45 a.m. The Trans-Canada Highway is closed eastbound between Sicamous and Salmon Arm, due to a crash. DriveBC reports the incident is between Canoe Beach... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Prince George RCMP have made an arrest regarding the homicide of a 26-year-old woman killed on July 2. Mounties received a report of a stabbing outside the Prince George Courthouse around 10 p.m. and when officers arrived they found the woman suffering from injuries that appeared to be from [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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A skydiving death claimed an experienced jumper's life Sunday on Vancouver Island. RCMP say the 34-year-old Victoria-area man died after a miscalculation on his landing. CTV News reports the accident happened Sunday evening near Nanoose Bay, between Nanaimo and Parksville. Police say the man&rsq... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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A family had some scary moments recently when a waterspout passed over the houseboat they were vacationing on. Last month YouTuber Kristan Enciso, along with friends and family, were enjoying a few days on a houseboat on Shuswap Lake when the weather took an unexpected turn. In his video Enciso [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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The Trans-Canada Highway is closed eastbound between Sicamous and Salmon Arm, due to a crash. DriveBC reports the incident is between Canoe Beach Drive and Bernie Road. A scene assessment in progress. Watch for traffic control.... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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A 23-year-old man is facing potential charges after a bear macing incident in Lake Country on Saturday. On July 4, at 10:30 p.m., RCMP received a report of an assault with a weapon after the victim followed a vehicle that he witnessed driving erratically in Lake Country. The suspect [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Lights, camera, action! While Kelowna is known as the hot spot for movie production in the Okanagan, it's Penticton's turn in the spotlight. Film crews will be in town for two weeks as a movie, possibly titled "Unlocked" based on set signage, is shot all around the city. Activity [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC says, unlike many outdoor recreational sports, fishing is on the rise this year. While many sports are taking a hiatus over the summer or making a limited restart, the sport of freshwater fishing in British Columbia is experiencing a surge in participation. &qu... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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The winner of Castanet's Total Restoration Staycation contest has been chosen – and Richard Toperczer will be enjoying a huge collection of prizes. He's the lucky winner of an Okanagan staycation package worth more than $3,500. Prizes from our sponsors include: O'Keefe Ranch &ndas... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Kamloops probably has at least one fish, and it would make sense it has two fish, and there are likely some red fish. But soon it will absolutely, certainly, definitely have a Blue Fish. Katie Yun, owner of the Korean BBQ joint GUI in Aberdeen, is opening Blue Fish Japanese [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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My blood ran cold when Tig'ger disappeared from the front yard. Perhaps she caught the scent of a deer, or was lured by a coyote or dognapper. Three hours later, we were reunited though when a kindly woman named Gwen, stopped my straying dog that had been romping [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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A federal judge on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending a more thorough environmental review, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe three years after the pipeline first began carrying oil following months of protests. In a 24-page order, U.S. District Judge James ... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monday to New York to face charges that she recruited women and girls, one as young as 14, for him to sexually abuse, the Bureau of Prisons confirmed. Prosecutors have asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in M... [...]
Mon, Jul 06, 2020
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