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Famous Birthdays, October 18th

Born October 18th: Actress Dawn Wells (known for the tv series “Gilligan’s Island” as Mary Ann) is 79. (Image Courtesy of wikipedia.org, Wells far right) Former football player, coach and sports commentator Mike Ditka (Super Bowl champion as player and

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Events, October 18th

October 18th: 1842 – Samuel Finley Breese Morse laid his first telegraph cable. 1867 – The U.S. took formal possession of Alaska from Russia. The land was purchased of a total of $7 million dollars (2 cents per acre). 1929 – The

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Wacky… But True, October 18th

A guy in Tuscon trying to kill spiders with a blowtorch accidentally burned down his house. The man was using a propane torch to burn the spiders living underneath his trailer home. (Source: Interprep.com) There’s a new world record for

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Rosanne Revival In 2018

The first photos of the upcoming Roseanne revival have hit the internet and there are some familiar and new faces — and all of them seem to be laughing and having a good time. The photos of the familiar set from the original

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Get Your Degree In Marijuana

A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class. The program combines chemistry, biology, botany, horticulture, marketing and

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, October 18th

October 10th, at 4:15 p.m. an OPP cruiser with subdued markings was travelling south on Highway 6 in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula when it was passed at a high rate of speed by a black 2014 Porche vehicle.

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 18th

Today: Sunny. Winds becoming southwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 this morning. A high of 19. The UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight: A few clouds. Windy. A low of 10. Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming

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Famous Birthdays, October 17th

Famous Birthdays, October 17th: Actress Julie Adams (known for the film “Creature From the Black Lagoon” as Kay, “The Private War of Major Benson” with Charlton Heston, and such tv series as “77 Sunset Strip” and numerous episodes of “Murder

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Events, October 17th

October 17th: 1777 – American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, New York. It was the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.  1888 – The first issue of “National Geographic Magazine” was released at newsstands.  1931 – Al Capone

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Wacky… But True, October 17th

A study says swearing at work can fight off stress. The study showed bad language serves the needs of people for developing and maintaining solidarity, and as a mechanism to cope with stress. Researchers at Keele University, in Staffordshire, England,

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New On Dvd: Released October 17th

• Spider-Man: Homecoming • Girls Trip • The Superman Motion Picture Anthology • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 2 • The Good Place: Season 1   (Source: Interprep.com; Image Courtesy of wikpedia.org)

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Six Reasons To Not Clean Up The Garden This Fall

If fall for you is all about how to clean up the garden… the roses neatly trimmed and wrapped in burlap with nary a fallen leaf in sight; everything raked up and hauled off, times have changed. And here are

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The Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, October 17th

Monday October 23rd from 4pm to close, New Orleans Pizza Meaford will donate 50% of money spent before taxes and delivery to Jaxon’s Road to Walking. Jaxon, a 7 year old boy in in the Meaford community, had major heart surgery

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 17th

Today: Mainly sunny. Winds southwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50. A high of 17. The UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight: Clear skies. Fog patches developing near midnight. Windy. A low of 8. Tomorrow: Fog patches dissipating in the

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Meaford Public Library Presents: Alan Doyle, Author, Wednesday, October 18th

The Meaford Public Library is please to host its signature author event of 2017 with the celebrated writer and musician, Alan Doyle, at the Meaford Hall on October 18th, at 7 pm. Following the fantastic success of his best-selling memoir,

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