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Famous Birthdays, August 8th

Actor Dustin Hoffman (multiple Best Actor Oscar winner, known for such films as “The Graduate”, “Midnight Cowboy”, “Little Big Man”, “Straw Dogs”, Papillon”, “All the President’s Men”, “Marathon Man”, “Kramer vs. Kramer”, “Tootsie”, “Rain Man”. Hook”, “Wag the Dog”, “Finding

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Today In History, August 8th

1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena, in the South Atlantic. The remainder of his life was spent there in exile. 1899 – The refrigerator was patented by A.T. Marshall. 1900 – In Boston, the first Davis Cup

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Wacky… But True, August 8th

A dairy farmer in Singapore proposed to his girlfriend by sliding a diamond ring onto a cow’s udder. The photo was shared on social media. One commenter said: “He’s really trying to milk the proposal.” (Source: 10Daily) M&M’S fans have

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, August 8th

Grey Bruce OPP responded to 378 calls for service from Friday, August 2nd to Monday, August 5th. Officers issued 102 Provincial Offence Notices (PON) for various Provincial Act violations. 25 motor vehicle collisions, minor in nature, were reported to OPP.

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, August 8th

Today: Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning this morning and ending this afternoon then showers likely later this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm. Windy. High 22. Humidex 27. UV index 3/moderate. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers early this evening with risk

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Famous Birthdays, August 8th

Born August 8th: Actor Dustin Hoffman (multiple Best Actor Oscar winner, multiple Golden Globe winner, Primetime Emmy winner, multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for such films as “The Graduate”, “Midnight Cowboy”, “Little Big Man”, “Straw Dogs”, Papillon”, “All the

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Events, August 8th

1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena, in the South Atlantic. The remainder of his life was spent there in exile. 1899 – The refrigerator was patented by A.T. Marshall. (Image: zealousgood.com) 1900 – In Boston, the first

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Wacky… But True, August 8th

Ten years ago only about 1 in 3 adults (35%) said it was OK to use a phone while using the toilet. Today that number’s quite a bit higher… about 81%! Further tech news… a recent study in the Journal

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Joke Of The Day, Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

A customer in a New York restaurant gushed to the chef, “Your veal parmigiana is superb! I spent a month in Italy, and yours is better than any I had over there.” “Naturally,” the chef said. “Over there, they use

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, August 8th

Bruce Peninsula OPP responded to 180 calls for service over this past August long weekend, including 33 traffic complainants for speeding, unsafe passing and distracted driving. Five drivers were charged for stunt driving, more than 50 km/h over the posted

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, August 8th

Today: Mainly cloudy with showers likely and the risk of a thunder-storm. The fog patches lifting this morning. A high of 24. The hu-midex making it feel like 32. The UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight: Clearing this evening. Fog

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