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22 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

Police women from around the globe to gather in Winnipeg

Canada and its provinces last month celebrated 127 years of history. Canadians got into the spirit and we saw hundreds of flag-waving revellers, clad in red and white hats, red and white shirts, and matching umbrellas as they crowded onto the various provincial legislative grounds.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Yesterday | CBC News

Justin Trudeau, Liberals look to Alberta in 2015

The federal Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, are optimistic about their chances in Alberta in the next federal election despite the fact the party's last MP lost the seat in 2006.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

'Extra patrols' in downtown area keep police busy

Fights on the street, intoxicated people young and old, and at least one dine-and-dash - mostly in the downtown area - kept police on their feet this past weekend.

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Brandon Sun

'Extra patrols' in downtown area keep police busy

Fights on the street, intoxicated people young and old, and at least one dine-and-dash - mostly in the downtown area - kept police on their feet this past weekend.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Brandon Sun

Council returns from summer break

Representatives from the Brandon University Students' Union will appear before council, requesting the annual Rock the Block street party be designated as a community event.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Brandon Sun

Have your say on city's Greenspace Master Plan

In a hall at the Keystone Centre, city staff will present - and listen to - ideas for a new Greenspace Master Plan.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Switched

Flash Flood Rips Through Nebraska Hospital, Caught On Surveillance Camera

Flash flooding over the weekend stranded cars and caused damage in Kearney, Neb.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

My Manitoba.com

Brandon man faces slew of charges after stealing truck and driving drunk

Just after 4 a.m. this morning, police were called to the area of Neepawa Drive after a resident reported that a pickup truck had gone racing past his residence a couple of times with a front tire missing and traveling on the rim.

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Brandon Sun

28 properties left on city's tax sale list

The City of Brandon's tax sale deadline is two months away, and the whopping list of 220 properties has been whittled down to 28. "From our perspective, it doesn't matter when , as long as it is paid prior to the start of the sale," said Val Rochelle, the city's director of finance.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Canada.com

Fugitive cat with apparent insect catcher on its head safely captured

A cat, nicknamed Butterscotch, with its head stuck in an apparent insect catcher is shown in Brandon, Man., on July 23, 2014.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBC News

Wynne leads call for huge increase in federal infrastructure spending

The federal government should quadruple the amount of money it doles out each year for infrastructure projects in Canada once it balances the books, Ontario Premier Kathleen Ottawa currently spends about half a per cent of Canada's gross domestic product on infrastructure and should raise it to two per cent of GDP - or about $30 billion a year - ... (more)

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Fugitive Manitoba cat with bird feeder on head can eat and drink again

A cat with its head stuck in a small bird feeder is shown in a handout photo in Brandon, Man., on July 23, 2014.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Toronto Star

Man sabotaging efforts to rescue cat stuck in bird feeder

A cat with its head stuck in a small bird feeder has been evading rescue efforts with the aid of a saboteur, the Brandon and Area Lost Animals group says.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Brandon Sun

City eyes housing cash

Over the next five years, the province and the federal government will spend $104 million to create more affordable housing across Manitoba.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Neatorama

Cat Stuck in Bird Feeder

We make jokes about how cats look at bird feeders as food traps, but this bird feeder trapped the cat instead of the bird.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Times-Herald

Young Riders

From left to right: Emily Rowe, Brooke Brown, Christina Padfield, Abby Busch and Courtney Birkenshaw hang out at Carousel Riders farm to prepare for the Canadian National Appaloosa Horse Show in Brandon, Man., on July 28. Also attending nationals are April Bohn, Emily Leibel and Allyson Fitzgerald.

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Brandon Sun

Odd Job Squad provides work experience

As summer is well under way, many young people have settled into their summer jobs and are learning new skills to prepare them for future jobs.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

GlobalNews

Livestock get loose after pasture gates stolen in Manitoba

RCMP responding to reports of cattle wandering along the Trans-Canada Highway about 20 kilometres east of Brandon, Man., discovered a surprising cause.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CNews

Klutzy break-in suspect smashes head into window while trying to escape

A klutzy caper's comical attempt at leaving the scene of a crime may just be what leads to his capture.

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Brandon Sun

Sufferin' Succotash! Brandonites watching for cat stuck in bird feeder

A ginger-and-white feline nicknamed Butterscotch has been spotted numerous times with a small bird feeder stuck on its head in a Brandon, Man., neighbourhood.

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