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Blue $5 Bill In Your Pocket Could Be Fake

Would you be able to tell if a $5 bill was being held together by sticky tape and tin foil? CTV reports that a cunning counterfeiting trend called “splice and tape” is affecting Canadians, with no clear geographical pattern. Police say

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, January 5th

January 5th: 1914 – Ford Motor Company announced that there would be a new daily minimum wage of $5 and an eight-hour workday. 1956 – In the Peanuts comic strip, Snoopy walked on two legs for the first time (Image

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Wacky… But True, January 5th

Police say a man in western Germany ran into a wall, literally, as he opened his front door to leave the house earlier this week. The man was heading out of his house in Mainhausen, near Frankfurt, on Monday morning

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, January 5th

January 3rd, Grey County OPP investigated a break-in and theft from a storage container at Nuhn’s Auto Supply Shop located on Hwy. 6 inf Chatsworth. Sometime between 11:30 a.m. on New Years Eve and 7:30 a.m. on January 3, 2017,

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, January 5th

SNOW SQUALL WARNING IN EFFECT Today: Flurries and a few local snow squalls ending late this morning then mainly cloudy with flurries likely… about 10 cm. Winds northwest at 40 km/h, gusting to 60. A high of minus 6. Tonight:

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, December 5th

December 5th: 1945 – The so-called “Lost Squadron” disappeared. The five U.S. Navy Avenger bombers carrying 14 Navy flyers began a training mission at the Ft. Lauderdale Naval Air Station. They were never heard from again (Image Courtesy of pdxretro.com)

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Wacky… But True, December 5th

The International Space Station astronauts won’t get their supplies on time after a Russian spaceship carrying 5,400 pounds of material exploded. With hope that that urgent grocery list didn’t include toilet paper. In Rhode Island, a man did a Facebook

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, December 5th

The AIR MILES® Reward Program announced it is cancelling the expiry policy that was scheduled to take effect on December 31st. The decision means that there will no longer be a deadline in place for Collectors to use their Miles

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, December 5th

Today: Snow ending early this morning then mainly cloudy with the chance of rain showers or flurries. Winds southeast at 20 km/h, becoming light early this morning then becoming west 20 gusting to 40 later this morning. A high of

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, October 5th

October 5th:   1921 – The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The game was between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees.   1962 – “Love Me Do” by the Beatles was

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Wacky… But True, October 5th

By now, numerous studies have shown that there are some serious benefits to new moms practising skin to skin contact the moment a baby is delivered. But should that contact come at a price? It did for Reddit user halfthrottle, who shared

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Latest Local News Headlines Provided By muskoka411.com, October 5th

Ontario is taking action to reduce concussions experienced by children and youth in organized sports and in school settings, by establishing the Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee. As part of its work, the committee will focus on how parents, coaches, officials

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 5th

Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Winds becoming south at 20 kph gusting to 40 this morning. A high of 23. The humidex making it feel like 26. The UV index 5 or moderate.

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