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Wacky… But True, September 18th

A Guinness World Record was broken at a food festival in Japan when 18 vendors participated in cooking up the world’s largest serving of fried chicken. The Karaage Festival in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, featured 18 restaurants specializing in karaage, Japanese

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Matthew Broderick In Netflix Series About Apocalypse… ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reboot in the Works… ‘The Big Bang Theory’ to Stream Exclusively on HBO Max

From one of the most famous high school students in movie history in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ to being a teacher in the political satire ‘Election’, now Matthew Broderick’s graduated to playing a principal in ‘Daybreak’, a new Netflix series

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Six Flags Seeks Brave Pairs For ’30-Hour Couples Coffin Challenge’

A Maryland theme park is challenging couples to spend 30 hours together in an unusual tight space for the “30-Hour Coffin Challenge”. The competition, part of Six Flags America’s Fright Fest 2019, will see six “couples of any sort spending

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Seniors Exercise, Mondays And Wednesdays at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library

• Every Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 am, at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, enjoy Seniors exercise. • Sitting or standing, no matter your ability, improve your fitness and balance. Cost is $2. • For details, visit: The Blue Mountains

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, September 18th

A wave of unexpected repair costs for the Collingwood Centennial Aquatic Centre led councillors to suggest considering legal challenges against the pool’s contractor. A staff report to council this week reported there have been more than $360,000 in “unplanned expenditures”

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

Today: Mainly sunny. Fog patches lifting this morning. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 6/high. Tonight: A few clouds. Low 12. Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. High 24. Humidex 27. UV index 6/high. Tomorrow Night: Clear. Low 8. Sunrise at 7:03 am;

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Last Wasaga Beach’s Farmers’ Market at the RecPlex, Tuesday, September 17th

The final Wasaga Beach Farmers’ Market is today (Tuesday, September 17th) at the RecPlex from 4 pm until 8 pm at The RecPlex, 1724 Mosley Street. (Source and Image: Town of Wasaga Beach)

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Come Sing With Us – The Goldenaires, Through December 1st at Meaford United Church

• On the heels of their sell out 50th Anniversary concert at the Meaford Hall, women of all ages are being invited to sing with the Goldenaires. • Fall session is on September 10th through December 1st, taking place every

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Famous Birthdays, September 17th

Actress Pat Crowley known for the tv series “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies”, “Generations” and “Port Charles”) is 86. Musician Lol Creme (founding member of the group 10cc) is 72. Actor John Ritter (known for the tv series “The Walton”,

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Today In History, September 17th

1394 – In France, Charles VI published an ordinance that expelled all Jews from France. 1872 – Phillip W. Pratt patented a version of the sprinkler system. 1911 – The first transcontinental airplane flight started. It took C.P. Rogers 82

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Wacky… But True, September 17th

PepsiCo has announced it will aim to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic, as part of its sustainability strategy. According

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Jazz At The Library, September 20th at the L.E.Shore Memorial Library

• The NEW WAVE in Canadian Jazz is represented by two of the most prominent young jazz musicians in the country. • William Sperandei on trumpet and Alison Young on tenor sax will be performing at the L.E.Shore Memorial Library

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‘Mosquito Coast’ Series Starring Justin Theroux A ‘Go’… Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins To Star In Quibi Thriller ‘Survive’… Taylor Swift Joins ‘The Voice’ Season 17 as a Mentor… Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman ‘Under Doctor’s Care’ After Heart Emergency

Apple has given a formal green light to Mosquito Coast, a drama series from Luther creator Neil Cross starring Justin Theroux. The series is based on the 1981 novel ‘The Mosquito Coast’. ‘Mosquito Coast’ stars Justin Theroux as an idealist

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Meet John Turmel, Canada’s Most-Defeated Election Candidate

The Canadian man who holds a world record for most elections contested and lost is throwing his hat in the race again – for the 99th time. With the odds stacked against him, John Turmel is running in the riding

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, September 17th

After an incident last week involving a racist slur spray-painted on a garage and car in Collingwood, one resident is shedding light on another similar occurrence. Prabha Mattappally said she and her husband drove past a sign in August and

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