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Nature League Trivia Night, Friday, October 20th

The Nature League is presenting Trivia Night in celebration of our sesquicentennial, on Friday October 20th, at the Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood. Doors open at 6pm with the first question at 7pm. Make up a team of 8

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Famous Birthdays, October 20th

Born October 20th: Actress Melanie Mayron is (Primetime Emmy winner, known for the tv series “thirtysomething” as Melissa Steadman” and the film “Missing” with Jack Lemmon) is 65. Baseball player Keith Hernandez (two-time World Series champion with St. Louis in

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Events, October 20th

October 20th: 1803 – The U.S. Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase. 1818 – The U.S. and Great Britain established the boundary between the U. S. and Canada to be the 49th parallel. 1910 – A baseball with a cork center

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Wacky… But True, October 20th

Two-thirds of those who call in sick to work aren’t really sick. In a recent survey, personal illness accounts for only 34 percent of unscheduled absences. Family issues account for 22 percent, followed by personal needs (18 percent), entitlement mentality

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In TheatresToday, First Look At Margot Robbie As Tonya Harding

In TheatresToday: Only the Brave (PG-13) Geostorm (PG-13) Same Kind of Different As Me (PG-13) The Snowman (R) Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (PG-13) First Look At Margot Robbie As Tonya Harding: Tonya Harding has become one of

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The Orionid Meteor Shower Is Back — Here’s What You Need to Know

We tend to think of outer space as a void, but it’s filled with lots of little pieces of space junk. One example: tiny fragments of rocky debris left behind by Halley’s Comet. This happens when the comet is exposed

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Blackie And The Rodeo Kings, Saturday, October 22nd

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings hit the stage at the Meaford Hall on Sunday October 22nd, 8 pm. As promised, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings will deliver the companion to the 2011 collaboration album “KINGS and QUEENS”. While KINGS and

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, October 20th

The Collingwood Skate Park will be hosting a grand opening ceremony of the reconstruction at  Heritage Park at the Corner of Third Street & High Street, Monday, October 23rd, 3:00 p.m. It features a mix of street and traditional style

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 20th

Today: Mainly sunny. Winds becoming southwest at 20 km/h this afternoon. A high of 20. The UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight: Clear skies. Light winds. A low of 8. Tomorrow: Sunny. Increasing cloudiness early tomorrow afternoon. A high of

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Famous Birthdays, October 19th

Born October 19th: Actor Michael Gambon (Golden Globe, multiple Primetime Emmy, nominee, multiple Screen Actors Guild winner, known for such films as “Gosford Park”, “Toys” with Robin Williams, “Sleepy Hollow” the “Harry Potter” films as Dumbledore and “The King’s Speech”)

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Events, October 19th

October 19th: 1781 – British General Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered to U.S. General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia. It was to be the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War. 1812 – Napoleon Bonaparte’s French forces began their retreat out of

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Wacky… But True, October 19th

The “fatberg” that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed. The city’s Public Works department used a camera, pressure washer and truck-mounted industrial vacuum to clear the mass of curdled grease, wet wipes

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Canada Faces A Cold, Snowy Winter Even Though Summer Stayed Late

Despite the late summer much of eastern Canada experienced this year, temperatures will drop substantially as we move into the new year. In the western side of the country, snowy conditions will come to Rockies, coupled with blasts of Arctic

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, October 19th

This afternoon (Thursday, October 19th), 3;30 pm at Waterfront Promenade, Walk the ‘400’ Gallery Collingwood celebrates Canada with a community mural project comprised of 150+ pieces that were cut and primed by Collingwood Collegiate Institute students and painted by community

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 19th

Today: Mainly sunny. Winds west at 30 km/h gusting to 50. A high of 19. The UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight: Clear skies. A low of 6. Tomorrow: Sunny. A high of 20. Tomorrow Night: Clear skies. A low

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