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Famous Birthdays, June 27th

Born June 27th: Businessman, former independent U.S. Presidential candidate H. Ross Perot is 88. (1930) Canadian businessman, philanthropist Charles Bronfman (of Seagram’s liquor empire fame) is 87. (1931) Actress Shirley Anne Field (known for the films (Saturday Night and Sunday

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Events, June 27th

1693 – “The Ladies’ Mercury” was published by John Dunton in London. It was the first women’s magazine and contained a “question and answer” column that became known as a “problem page”. 1847 – New York and Boston were linked

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Wacky… But True, June 27th

A week or so after someone bought a billboard in Texas telling liberals to leave the state, someone else, in Amarillo, put up a billboard that reads: “Texas is for everyone — not for bigotry. Welcome, y’all.” (Source: Interprep.com; Image:

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Joke Of The Day, Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

I spotted several pairs of men’s Levi’s at a garage sale. They were sizes 30, 31, and 32, but I was looking for size 33. So I asked the owner if he had a pair. He shook his head. “I’m

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, June 27th

Today, you’re invited to see the floor plan for the new Meaford Public Library at 11 Sykes Street North. A final library design reveal will take place at 6 pm at the site of the new library facility. The architect

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay,June 27th

Today: Cloudy. A few showers beginning early this morning. The risk of a thunderstorm (15 to 25 mm of rain). Winds becoming southeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 this morning. A high of 21. The humidex making it feel

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Events, June 27th

June 27th: 1847 – New York and Boston were linked by telegraph wires. 1885 – Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter applied for a patent for the gramophone. It was granted on May 4, 1886. 1893 – The New York

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Wacky… But True, June 27th

Engineers in Boise, Idaho have done an amazing thing. In the path of a Boise hospital’s expansion, a 10-story tall 100-year-old sequoia tree was moved two blocks away to city property. (Image Courtesy of abcnews.go.com) Pop Quiz: Researchers are tackling

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New On DVD: Released Today, June 27th, Fuller House Season 3 Gets A Release Date

New On DVD: Released Today, June 27th: • Power Rangers • The Autopsy of Jane Doe • T2: Trainspotting • The Belko Experiment • CHiPs • Prison Break: Collector’s Set Fuller House Season 3 Gets A Release Date: Fuller House

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, June 27th

Grey County OPP received reports of overnight vehicle entries on Road 63 and South line C in Grey Highlands. A total of 6 unlocked vehicles were entered. The list of stolen property includes a wallet, a purse, personal identification and

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, June 27th

Today: Mainly cloudy. Showers likely. Fog patches dissipating this morning. The risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds becoming northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 near noon. A high of 18. The UV index 6 or high. Tonight: Clearing

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