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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, August 21st

Today: Sunny. A mix of sun and cloud late this afternoon with the chance of showers. The risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. A high of 29. The humidex making it feel like 37. The UV index 7 or

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Dieppe: 584 Fusiliers Mont-Royal Went In, 125 Got Out

Montreal-based regiment was the only French-Canadian unit in doomed raid on French port 75 years ago today By Stephen Smith, CBC News Posted: Aug 19, 2017 6:00 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 19, 2017 8:12 AM ET For the 584

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Famous Birthdays, August 19th

Born August 19th: Actress Debra Paget (known for such films as “Les Miserables” as Cosette, “Broken Arrow” “The Ten Commandments” as Lilia and “Love Me Tender”) is 84. Actress Diana Muldaur (two-time Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series

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Events, August 19th

August 19th: 1856 – Gail Borden received a patent for his process of condensing milk by vacuum. 1934 – Adolf Hitler was approved for sole executive power in Germany as Fuehrer.  1940 – The new Civil Aeronautics Administration awarded honorary

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Famous Birthdays, August 18th

Rosalynn Carter (former U.S First Lady, wife of Jimmy Carter) is 90. Director Roman Polanski (Best Director Oscar winner for “The Pianist” and Golden Globe winner,, also known for such films as “Rosemary’s Baby”, “Chinatown” and “Tess”) is 84. Actor,

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Events, August 18th

August 18th: 1587 – Virginia Dare became the first child to be born on American soil of English parents. The colony that is now Roanoke Island, North Carolina mysteriously vanished. 1840 – The American Society of Dental Surgeons was founded

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Wacky… But True, August 18th

In February, Jennifer Simmons’ husband was diagnosed with stage four (laryngeal) cancer. Simmons became the only income with little to no time off to take care of her Tucson, Arizona, home. But recently, after some storms, she needed a lot

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In Theatres, Today, August 18th

In Theatres: The Hitman’s Bodyguard is likely to be No. 1 at the box office, but bring in at or just under $20 million. • The Hitman’s Bodyguard (R) (Image Courtesy of wikipedia.org) • Logan Lucky (PG-13) (Source: Interprep.com)

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Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Passed Around For Selfies With Tourists

Baby dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies with tourists A baby dolphin died after being passed around and photographed by tourists who found it stranded at a busy Spanish beach. Curious holidaymakers flocked to examine the calf – some of

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, August 18th

Approval for eight wind turbines that had been proposed near the Collingwood Regional Airport has been revoked, following an Environmental Review Tribunal decision indicating that the turbines would cause too much danger to human life and safety. The Town of Collingwood

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, Aug. 18th

Today: Mainly cloudy with the chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Winds becoming southwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 this morning. A high of 23. The humidex making it feel like 30. The UV index 6 or

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Famous Birthdays, August 17th

Born August 17th: Actor, director Robert De Niro (two-time Best Actor Oscar winner, multiple Golden Globe winner, Primetime Emmy nominee, known for such films as “Bang the Drum Slowly”, “The Godfather: Part II”, “Taxi Driver”, “The Deer Hunter”, “Raging Bull”,

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Events, August 17th

August 17th: 1815 – Napoleon began serving his exile when he arrived at the island of St. Helena. 1896 – The Klondike gold rush was set off by George Carmack discovering gold on Rabbit Creek in Alaska. 1915 – Charles

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Wacky… But True, August 17th

Add Spotify to the growing list of companies taking a stand against hateful, racist content. On Monday, Digital Music News published a story that pointed out 37 white supremacist bands that could be found on Spotify. A Spotify spokesperson for

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TV Tonight: Season Premiere: Project Runway

There’s a big twist for season 16: the runway models will range from sizes 0 to 22. And two of the 16 designers are twins, another first for the show. Heidi Klum, Zac Posen, and Nina Garcia return as judges,and

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