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Wacky… But True, June 24th

The owner of a hot pot restaurant in China has launched a promotion offering customers a discount if they can make him laugh, with different levels of discounts depending on how funny they are. Customers get a 10 percent discount

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In Theatres… Nik Wallenda and Sister Lijana Successfully Complete ‘Highwire Live’ Tightrope Walk Above Times Square

In Theatres: Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 topped the weekend box office and did so with the franchise’s largest opening weekend yet, but even it seems to have been bitten by the summer’s sequel slump as it too delivered

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Three out of Four People Believe They Have Good Neighbors

Think you have a good neighbour? Three out of four people believe so, according to Good Neighbor Report. All demographics agreed that the ideal neighbor is trustworthy, quiet, friendly and respectful, but there’s no need to maintain a close friendship

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Blue Mountains Animal Shelter BBQ Fundraiser, June 29th at Thornbury Foodland

• Saturday June 29th, the Blue Mountains Animal Shelter is holding a fundraising Barbecue at Thornbury Foodland on Highway 26, from 11 am to 2 pm. • Come shop and enjoy a hamburger, veggie burger or hot dog and drink

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, June 24th

The Meaford Museum’s new exhibit is a little farther from home than usual as Meaford Museum was chosen to be among the 8 cultural institutions to have an exhibit on display at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Grand Hall in

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, June 24th

Today: Becoming cloudy this morning. Chance of showers this afternoon. Windy. High 22. Humidex 27. UV index 5/moderate. Tonight: Cloudy. The chance of showers this evening. Showers beginning late this evening. Risk of thunderstorm late this evening and overnight. Windy.

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Today In History, June 22nd

1611 – English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers. 1772 – Slavery was outlawed in England. 1807 – British seamen board the USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to

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Famous Birthdays, June 22nd

Singer, songwriter, actor Kris Kristofferson (Best Music/Original Song Oscar nominee, Golden Globe winner, known for the films “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”, “A Star Is Born”, “Blade”, “Blade II”, “Planet of the Apes”, “Dreamer” and “Blaze” and the mini-series “

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Ongoing and Upcoming Events

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

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Events Mentioned On the Jewel, Saturday, 9 am To 2 pm

9 am: Annual Yard And Plant Sale And Fish Fry, June 22nd: · Bright and early on Saturday, June 22nd it’s the St. George’s Anglican Church’s 139th Annual Yard and Plant Sale!..at the church – 166 Russell Street East, Clarksburg

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6th Annual Artisan Sale, June 22nd at Ormsby’s Garden Centre, Meaford

• Saturday, June 22nd, it’s the 6th Annual Artisans Fair featuring all hand-made items. • It’s at Ormsby’s Garden Centre on Hwy 26 Meaford, from 10 am to 4 pm. • Parking and Admission is FREE. (Source: Ormsby’s Garden Centre;

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20th Annual Cruiser Fun Run Wasaga, June 21st & June 22nd

• The 20th Annual Wasaga Cruisers Fun Run is on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd. • Head to Wasaga Beach – Main Beach Area for the weekend to view over 400 custom classic cars and trucks. • This

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Annual Yard And Plant Sale And Fish Fry at St. George’s Anglican Church, Clarksburg, June 22nd

• Bright and early on Saturday, June 22nd it’s the St. George’s Anglican Church’s 139th Annual Yard and Plant Sale!..at the church – 166 Russell Street East, Clarksburg from 7:15 am to NOON • Tomato plants, BBQ, Books, Collectables &

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St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church Thornbury Humungous Yard Sale, June 22nd

• At 8 am, Saturday, June 22nd, round up your cars, trucks, trailers and wagon and head on up to the HUMUNGOUS Yard Sale at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Thornbury. • There is sure to be something for everyone and

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Famous Birthdays, June 21st

Actor Bernie Kopell (known for the tv series “Get Smart” as Sigfried and “”The Love Boat” as Dr. Adam Bricker) is 85 (and still active) is 86. Actor Ron Ely (known for the tv series “Tarzan” in the lead role

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