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  1. Are you ready to pull a fire truck?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    WATCH: Men's, women's and mixed teams gather pledges to pull a 20-ton firetruck over a measured distance in the shortest time possible. The 2018 "Pulling for Dementia" event takes place on September 14 and the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton is looking for teams to take part.

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  2. Canadian Superbike: Jordan Szoke Adds Another Race Victory, At Atlantic Motorsport ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roadracing World

    ... season. It was a crucial second-place finish for reigning champion and current points leader Tomas Casas out of Peterborough, ON, who continued his run of podiums as he looks to successfully defend his title

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  3. Thousands flock to fourth annual Peterborough PulseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | GlobalNews

    A car-free street festival brought thousands of people into Peterborough's core, packing the area with pedestrians and cyclists on Saturday, July 21. "We're hanging out on the streets, and we're trying to get folks to engage in active transportation," said Hillary Flood, one of the organizers behind Peterborough Pulse. "Before they know it, they're walking, biking and heck, even socializing in a space that's usually dedicated to cars."

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  4. Woman allegedly abandoned infant in hot car while test driving new vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | 680News

    Police say a 38-year-old woman is charged after allegedly leaving a child in her sweltering car while taking a new vehicle for a test drive. Investigators say the woman went to a Peterborough, Ont., dealership last Saturday to take a new car for a test drive.

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  5. #Cannabisstocks: MPX (CSE:MPX) (OTC:MPXEF) Enters Into Extraction...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | InvestorIdeas.com

    ... has received its cultivation license from Health Canada, will operate a cultivation and production facility in Peterborough, Ontario. The Company also leases a property in Owen Sound, Ontario, for which an application to Health Canada has been made ...

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  6. 3 charged in Peterborough, Ont., after fentanyl, heroin and cocaine seizedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Brandon Sun

    Three men, two from Toronto and one from Peterborough, Ont., are facing several charges after police seized fentanyl, cocaine, heroin and a large quantity of cash. Peterborough police say the seizures were made Tuesday during a traffic stop at a gas station and a search of an apartment.

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  7. Lonely Parade on growing up in - The Pits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Metro Times

    Canadian rock band Lonely Parade's forthcoming record, The Pits , is a quintessential coming-of-age album. The three singles preceding the album's release map out the peaks and valleys of young adulthood, landmarked by the fast food chains and parking lots of Peterborough, Ontario, the hometown where the band's members grew up.

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  8. EASA Announces New Officers and Executive CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    The Electrical Apparatus Service Association recently announced new international officers for the 2018-2019 administrative year. The new officers are: Vice Chairman: Brian Larry of Larry Electric Motor Services, Ltd. in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.Secretary/Treasurer: Jerry Gray of Sloan Electromechanical Service & Sales in San Diego, Calif.

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  9. Canadian Superbike Championship Heading To Atlantic Motorsport Park This Coming WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Roadracing World

    ... sponsored event will be the first of two Pro double-headers this season, offering both Lynden, ON's Szoke and Peterborough, ON's Casas ample opportunity to move closer to a successful title defence. Three-time reigning Mopar Pro Superbike trophy ...

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  10. Owner of Peterborough travel agency branches out to new business at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | GlobalNews

    For many years, George Johnson, owner of Complete Aviation, supplied fuel and services to aircraft at the Peterborough Airport. Johnson is retiring, so the city went looking for a replacement.

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  11. Clockmakers reunite in Peterborough after nine yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | GlobalNews

    ... Mary Kearns. "And kind of snicker and smile and feel good about old times gone by." Westclox opened in Peterborough in 1920. At its peak, the East City factory manufactured timepieces which were sold all over the world. "I used to have to sound the ...

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  12. The Most Important Video Game on the PlanetHow Fortnite became the Instagram of gaming.Brian FeldmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | New York Magazine

    ... Now that her boyfriend had conquered Fortnite , it was time to focus on prom. Milligan, a 17-year-old from Peterborough, Ontario, told me she found the promposal "actually really hilarious." when ur bf is addicted to fortnite that he even uses it in ...

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  13. University degree may not be ticket to job in Guelph:Grads may have to lower standards to find workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | The Guelph Mercury

    ... successfully completing a welding test at Canadian Welding Skills. She eventually moved to Guelph from the Peterborough area because of the seeming wealth of manufacturing jobs in the Royal City, applying to Skyjack where a fellow welding student ...

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  14. Bighill, Sinopoli, and Wilder named CFL top performers for Week 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Truro Daily News

    ... win in Montreal in Friday. It was his eighth career game of at least 100 yards receiving for the native of Peterborough, Ont. After a frustrating start to 2018, Wilder had a breakout Week 4 with 120 rushing yards and 27 receiving yards as the ...

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  15. Bighill, Sinopoli, and Wilder named CFL top performers for Week 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Cape Breton Post

    ... win in Montreal in Friday. It was his eighth career game of at least 100 yards receiving for the native of Peterborough, Ont. After a frustrating start to 2018, Wilder had a breakout Week 4 with 120 rushing yards and 27 receiving yards as the ...

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  16. Four charged after Peterborough loss prevention officer sprayed, threatened with deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | GlobalNews

    Peterborough police say the officer confronted four alleged shoplifters at a Chemong Road business but they all fled in different directions. Police say security pursued the group and was about to apprehend one of the suspects when they turned and sprayed the officer with silly spray.

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  17. U-Haul Customer Contributions to Tree Canada Exceed $400,000Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 3 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in Sudbury; providing 161 emerald ash borer treatments for mature trees to protect the urban forest of Peterborough; planting 20,000 trees to reforest Kamloops in an area devastated by mountain pine beetles and wildfires; planting 1,600 trees for ...

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  18. Regional Driving Championship to Guy GagnonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | HarnessLink.com

    Guy Gagnon from Gatineau, Quebec, finished at the top of the driver standings to win the 2018 Eastern Ontario / Quebec Regional Driving Championship at Kawartha Downs, near Peterborough, Ontario on Saturday night and advances to the National Driving Championship at Grand River Raceway on September 26. Gagnon, a winner of 4,979 races and over $23 million in purse money during his career, finished the competition with 49 points. In runner up position, and also advancing is Stephane Brosseau, of L'Assomption, Quebec with 41 points.

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  19. Thomas Walkom: Preparing policy for post-NAFTA eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Cape Breton Post

    ... and processed in Canadian canneries. Washing machines were manufactured in Kitchener and outboard motors in Peterborough. To remember this is not to suggest we can easily return to those days. The World Trade Organization frowns on nations that try ...

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  20. Former Jays minor league catcher says Borucki's call up was "matter of time"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Burnaby Now

    ... making the game feel like a victory. "That's the type of guy Ryan Borucki is," Reeves said from his hometown in Peterborough, Ont., hours before Borucki made his big league debut for Toronto on Tuesday night. "He knew it was my last game, it was ...

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