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Events, July 13th

July 13th: 1812 – The first pawnbroking ordinance was passed in New York City. 1832 – Henry Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. 1836 – John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for

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Wacky… But True, July 13th

And the key to turning a dairy cow into a cash cow?… give her a bigger stall, increase air circulation and provide some shelter to prevent overheating. That’s according to a University of Wisconsin study that focuses on making dairy

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Britney Spears Not Performing At Super Bowl 2018

The head of sports marketing for PepsiCo cleared up a rumor that Britney Spears, who performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2001, might be returning to football’s biggest stage in 2018. Pepsi sponsors the halftime show and executive

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Neil Armstrong’s Storied Lunar Bag, Used To Collect First Moon Rocks, Up For Auction

You’ll recall the Apollo 11 moon landing July 20th, 1969. Well, the lunar sample bag in the care then of Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong has had a long and complicated journey over the past half-century. It started when the

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, July 13th

July 11th, just after 6 a.m., Grey County OPP investigated a break-in reported at Maxwell Meats located on Grey Rd. 4, east of Flesherton, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands. Sometime between 11:00 p.m. on July 10th and 6:00 a.m. July

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, July 13th

Today: Mainly cloudy. Showers likely, changing to just the chance of showers this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Winds becoming east at 20 km/h this afternoon. A high of 22. The humidex making it feel like 27. The UV

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Celebrity Birthdays, July 12th

Born July 12th: Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II (who wrote music for such musicals as “Showboat”, “Oklahoma!”, “Carousel”, “South Pacific”, “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music”… we hear a number of his songs on “The Lounge” here on

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Events, July 12th

July 12th: 1870 – The first rotary can opener with a cutting wheel was patented by William W. Lyman. 1931 – A major league baseball record for doubles was set as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs combined for

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Wacky… But True, July 12th

Mo, an elderly Chesapeake Retriever, has been reunited with its owners, Darwin and Cindy Cameron after spending nine months, including winter, in the mountains of Idaho after she wandered away from the Camerons during a hunting trip last September. Deep

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TV Tonight: The 25th ESPYs, Canadian National Anthem At All Star Game Criticized

TV Tonight: THE 25TH ESPYS: Outstanding athletes are honored at the 25th ESPY’s (that’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award). NFL great Peyton Manning hosts, and Jon Stewart will present U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro with the

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Why You Need That Vacation

Does this sound like you? “I love my job, so I don’t need a vacation”. If so, you’re not alone. American figures show 40% of all employees do not take all their paid vacation time and 5% take absolutely no

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Mental Health Drop In Clinic (EVERY Wednesday)

There is a mental health drop in clinic every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm at the Bethany Church of the Nazarene, 24 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford. Need a referral? Looking for support? Drop in – no appointment necessary and it’s

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, July 12th

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is reminding residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites following confirmation that mosquitoes collected from a trap in the Town of Collingwood tested positive for the West Nile virus (WNv). It’s the first lab confirmed

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, July 12th

Today: Fog patches dissipating this morning. A mix of sun and cloud today. Showers likely this afternoon with the risk of a thunderstorm. Winds becoming south at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 near noon. A high of 25. The humidex

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Celebrity Birthdays, July 11th

Born July 11th: Actor Tab Hunter (one of the hottest teen idols of the ‘50’s) is 86. Fashion designer Giorgio Armani is 83. Actress Beverly Todd (known for such films as “Moving” with Richard Pryor, “Lean On Me” and “The

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