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

Today: Mainly cloudy. Showers likely late this morning and this afternoon with the risk of a thunderstorm. A high of 24. The humidex making it feel like 30. The UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight: Partly cloudy. The chance of

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Harry Dean Stanton, ‘Big Love,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ Star, Dies at 91

(For full story with video, go to the Jewel, 99.3 on facebook, published Saturday) Harry Dean Stanton, the actor with a gaunt, bedraggled look who labored in virtual obscurity for decades until a series of roles increased his visibility, including his

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Famous Birthdays, September 15th

Born September 15th: Comedian, actor Norm Crosby is 90. Former MLB pitcher (and Ballball Hall of Famer) Gaylord Perry is 79. Director Oliver Stone (Primetime Emmy, multiple Oscar and multiple Golden Globe winner, Grammy nominee, known for such films as

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Events, September 15th

September 15th: 1857 – Timothy Alder earned a patent for the typesetting machine. 1916 – During the Battle of the Somme, in France, tanks were first used in warfare when the British rolled them onto the battlefields. 1928 – Alexander

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How’s this for curb appeal: Shane Broyles, a DeWitt Michigan real estate agent selling a house next to a cemetery is promoting it with a sign that says “quiet neighbors”. He says his grandparents knew a man who lived next

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In Theatres Today

“It” is expected to stay No. 1 at the box office. • Mother! (R) • American Assassin (R) • All I See Is You (R) – A blind woman’s relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and

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Lies It’s OK To Tell In A Job Interview

It’s good to be truthful when talking to a prospective employer, but being too honest could cost you the job. Here’s when you can — and probably should — fudge the truth or omit information. Your job title doesn’t reflect

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, September 15th

Ontario Provincial Police has received more than 142,130 9-1-1 calls from January 1st to June 30th and 299,100 in 2016. In 2016, the OPP was able to confirm over 2000 pocket dials however over 30,000 remained as unknown wireless calls.

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, September 15th

Today: Fog patches dissipating this morning. Sunny. A high of 27. The humidex making it feel like 33. The UV index 6 or high. Tonight: Clear skies. Fog patches developing after midnight. A low of 15. Tomorrow: Fog patches dissipating

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Collingwood & Meaford Terry Fox Runs, September 17th

Collingwood Terry Fox Run: The Collingwood Terry Fox run happens on Sunday, September 17th starting at the Harborview Park -Behind McDonalds on first street in Collingwood. Registration happens at 8:30 am – just look for the tent, and the run

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Famous Birthdays, September 14th

Born September 14th: Actress Zoe Caldwell (known for such films as “The Purple Rose of Cairo”, “Lilo & Stitch” and “Birth”) is 84. Actor Walter Koenig (known for the tv series “Star Trek” as Chekov and “Babylon 5” and the

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Events, September 14th

September 14th: 1812 – Moscow was set on fire by Russians after Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops invaded. 1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to the “Star-Spangled Banner”. The song became the official U.S. national anthem on March 3, 1931.

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Wacky… But True September 14th

An injured hawk that sought refuge in a Houston taxicab before Harvey made landfall last month has been returned to the wild. Cabdriver William Bruso dubbed the female Cooper’s hawk “Harvey the Hurricane Hawk” in online videos . He found

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TV Tonight: Truth And Lies: The Murder Of Laci Peterson

This new special uses archival footage and new interviews to provide a look at the arrest and conviction of Scott Peterson in the murders of his wife, Laci, and their unborn son after Laci mysteriously vanished Christmas Eve, 2002. (9pm,

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For $84K, Family Seeks Nanny For ‘Haunted’ House In Small Scottish Village

A family in Scotland is seeking someone to work in as a live-in nanny in their historic home in a small village in the Scottish Borders. For £50,000 per year (C$84,186.67), the nanny’s job will be to look after two

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