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Jazz At The Library, August 23rd at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, Thornbury

• Thornbury Jazzworks presents Jazz at the Library on Friday, August 23rd, 7:30 pm in the Galleries of the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, Thornbury. • Lorne Lofsky remembering Ed Bickert – Artistry on a Jazz guitar with Keiran Overs on

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Famous Birthdays, August 22nd

Actress Honor Blackman (known for the tv series “The Avengers pre-Diana Rigg as Catherine Gale, “The Upper Hand” and “Coronation Street” and the films “Goldfinger” and “Bridget Jones’s Diary”) is 94. Retired baseball player Carl Yastrzemski (who played all of

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Today In History, August 22nd

1485 – The War of the Roses ended with the death of England’s King Richard III. He was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field. His successor was Henry VII. 1642 – The English Civil War began when Charles I

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Wacky… But True, August 22nd

A German city that’s the subject of a long-running joke alleging that it doesn’t exist is offering a $1.1 million reward to anyone who can prove the conspiracy theory is true. The mayor of Bielefeld said the 800-year-old city will

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Meaford Hospital Auxiliary Yard Sale, August 24th at the Fujiki Fruit Farm

• The Meaford Hospital Auxiliary is holding a Yard Sale on Saturday, August 24th, at the Fujiki Fruit Farm, 142 Swathmore Drive – look for the signs on HWY 26 just East of Valumart. • If you have items to

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Stephan James, Hong Chau Returning for ‘Homecoming’ Season 2… Bethenny Frankel to Exit ‘Real Housewives of New York’… Sony Confirms Spider-Man’s Story Will Continue Without Marvel…

Stephan James and Hong Chau are coming back for more, as far as ‘Homecoming’ is concerned. James, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in season 1 opposite Julia Roberts, will reprise the role of Walter Cruz, while

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Famous Movie Props Auction

The axe Jack Nicholson famously wielded in Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror ‘The Shining’ is to be sold at auction in London. The prop is one of 900 items of movie memorabilia set to be sold during an auction at London’s

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, August 22nd

The Commanding Officer of the 4th Canadian Division Training Centre has announced upcoming military training activities in Meaford. Artillery Units will be firing at the training centre, Friday, August 23rd as part of Exercise STALWART GUARDIAN. Noise from an artillery

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, August 22nd

Today: Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Windy. High 21. UV index 8/very high. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Windy. Low 10. Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. High 22. UV index 7/high. Tomorrow Night: Clear. Low 8. Sunrise at 6:31

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Mental Health Drop In Clinic, Every Wednesday At Meaford’s Bethany Church of the Nazarene

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

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Meaford Rotary Club BBQ, Friday August 23rd

• Friday, August 23rd, the Meaford Rotary Club is hosting a fundraising Barbecue on the front steps of the Meaford Hall between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. • The Barbecue is a fundraiser supporting the Golden Town Outreach Food Bank

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Famous Birthdays, August 21st

Actor, director Melvin Van Peebles (known for the films “ Watermelon Man” and “The Shining” and the tv series “Sonny Spoon” as Mel Spoon) is 87. Singer, songwriter, actor Kenny Rogers (multiple Grammy nominee, is 81. (Image: Subliworks) Actor Clarence

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Today In History, August 21st

1841 – A patent for Venetian blinds was issued to John Hampton. 1888 – The adding machine was patented by William Burroughs. 1923 – In Kalamazoo, Michigan, an ordinance was passed forbidding dancers from gazing into the eyes of their

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Wacky… But True, August 21st

A chef in Kenya set a new world record by cooking for 75 consecutive hours. She made over 400 different recipes. Maliha Mohammad, 36, finished cooking Sunday at the Kenya Bay Beach Resort in Mombasa. (Source: UPI; Image: Citizen TV)

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Fourth Matrix Movie Is Happening… ‘James Bond 25’ Title… Jessica Chastain Spy Thriller ‘355’ Set for January 2021 Release… ‘Succession’ Renewed for Season 3

About 16 years after the last movie in the series, Warner Bros. has confirmed work on a fourth movie in ‘The Matrix’ universe. And it doesn’t appear to be a spinoff — Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will star in

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