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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Gatineau school driver allegedly tests four times over limit

A Gatineau man will appear in court Tuesday after allegedly driving students with a blood-alcohol level almost four times the legal limit.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Flooding worsens for Kemptville area residents

Homeowners along the Rideau River south of Ottawa are playing a waiting game to see if rising waters that are filling basements and flooding roads will subside.

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6 hrs ago | Beach Metro Community News

The Beaches, the band, from the Beach

When it came time for a name, local indie rockers The Beaches wanted one that hints where they're from.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Kelly Egan: Your tree, your problem, your expense

City parks now look bare, suddenly too full of sky. Backyards have gone barren. And homeowners are being handed eye-popping estimates for tree removal, followed by near fainting spells.

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Ottawa police chief wants prostitution laws to target johns

Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau says he'd like to see the country's prostitution laws follow the leads of countries like Sweden and France, who have laws that target the men who buy sex instead of the prostitutes themselves.

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Premier Wynne seeks $2-million in libel damages from Hudak, PCs

Tim Hudak and Kathleen Wynne do battle in the provincial legislature, and possibly in court as well as an election.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

Heartbleed SIN breach suspect ID'd by RCMP

RCMP have identified a "possible offender" after the Canada Revenue Agency saw 900 social insurance numbers stolen in a web security breach due to the Heartbleed bug.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ottawa man charged with first-degree murder in wife's death

Minutes after murder-accused Bhupinderpal Gill's brief appearance in a packed courtroom Monday, an emotional group of relatives and friends from Ottawa's tightly-knit Sikh community gathered for an impromptu sidewalk prayer.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

21 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Ray An Fuentes in Christian Fellowship concert April 20

One of the most revered performers in the Philippines, Ray An Fuentes, will showcase his singing and dancing talents on stage in An Easter Concert: We Exalt You Jesus! on April 20 at Praise Christian Fellowship in Los Angeles.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Chacounne Goes to DC and New York, Part One

As some of you know, I was able to attend a conference in Washington, DC, at the end of March, thanks to some Kossacks and other wonderful and generous family and friends.

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Related Topix: New York, Canada, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Martin Heinrich, Representative Martin Heinrich

CBC News

Ottawa Senators reflect after disappointing season ends

The Ottawa Senators ended the season on a high note, winning their last five games, including Sunday's win over Pittsburgh .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Kyle Turris, Jason Spezza, Marc Methot, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Canada

CBC News

Missing boy Matthew Zhang, 8, found safely

Police believe Matthew Zhang, eight, who's been missing since Sunday, may be with his mother Wei Chen.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Steely Dan Announces North American Summer Tour

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Walter Becker and Donald Fagen will bring Steely Dan to the road in 2014, taking their "Jamalot Ever After" Tour across the U.S. and Canada.

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Related Topix: Steely Dan, Pop/Rock, Everything Must Go, Jazz, Bend, OR, Canada,

CBC News

Kemptville, Ont., residents fill sandbags ahead of rainfall

Some residents of Kemptville, Ont., were filling sandbags over the weekend ahead of rain expected this week as water levels remain high along the Rideau River.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Brandon Sun

Flaherty had looked forward to starting new life, more family time, say friends

The former finance minister for two conservative governments - Stephen Harper's in Ottawa and Mike Harris' at Queens Park - had only three weeks ago stunned observers by announcing he was leaving politics for more family time and to pursue a private sector career.

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CBC News

Man arrested at home of Jagtar Gill, Ottawa homicide victim

Jagtar Gill, 43, was found dead in her home by her husband and 15-year-old daughter.

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CBC News

St. James church building in Gatineau damaged by fire

The 113-year-old building that used to house the congregation of the St. James Anglican Church in Gatineau was engulfed in flames overnight, but the fire was contained to the church lobby, according to fire officials.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Centretown News

Gluten-free trade show deemed a success

Gluten-Free Utopia, an inaugural Ottawa trade show for those with sensitive dietary needs, was declared a success by organizers after it took place last weekend at Library and Archives Canada.

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CBC News

Highway 15 crash near Smiths Falls sends 7 people to hospital

Seven people were taken to hospital, including five younger than 18, after a tractor-trailer and van collided on Highway 15. Ontario Provincial Police said the crash happened at about 12:10 p.m. Saturday on the highway just north of Smiths Falls.

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CBC News

Ontario family suing GM dealing with 2nd death of child

A Cornwall, Ont., family that has launched a $500-million lawsuit against General Motors related to their son's death, is dealing with the second tragedy involving a child.

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