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LAX: LAKERS WIN SHOWDOWN IN SIX NATIONS
7/26/2017 7:14:09 AM
The Lakers have clinched the number one seed and home floor advantage throughout the MSL playoffs. Peterborough got nine points from Curtis Dickson last night and beat Six Nations 15-10. Evan Kirk made 32 saves between the pipes.

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LOCALLY DEVELOPED VIDEO GAME NOW AVAILABLE FOR XBOX ONE AND STEAM
7/26/2017 7:05:16 AM
If you're a fan of Canadian Football, you finally have a video game to enjoy. A special kick-off was held yesterday for 'Canadian Football 2017', which was developed by locally based 'Canuck Play Inc.'. President David Winter says this wasn't something that happened overnight.

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'HOME FREE' RETURNS TO MUSICFEST
7/26/2017 6:55:26 AM
Peterborough Musicfest has enjoyed some big numbers through its first handful of shows and it's expected to continue to draw well. Tonight, 'Home Free' takes to the stage in Del Crary Park. General Manager Tracey Randall says the group brings something a little bit different.

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VEHICLE EMERGENCY KITS ARE NOT JUST FOR THE WINTER
7/26/2017 6:46:31 AM
More and more people are taking to the highways and traveling over the summer months, and if there is a major crash or incident on those roadways, those extra travellers could potentially add longer wait times and backlogs.

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CITY CONSIDERING NEW TAGLINE
7/26/2017 6:38:27 AM
The city is considering establishing a new tagline and wants to hear your thoughts. The tagline that was been presented to city councillors on Monday by marketing agency Brandhealth is 'Peterborough - Where Roads and Rivers Meet'.

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VIOLENT CRIME UP IN PETERBOROUGH LAST YEAR: STATS CANADA
7/26/2017 6:31:11 AM
Is Peterborough getting to be a more violent place to live? According to the latest data put out by Stats Canada this week, the Peterborough census metropolitan area had a 20 per cent jump in violent crime in 2016 from 2015.

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'TINY GREENS' TO HOST OPEN HOUSE
7/26/2017 6:21:52 AM
A local business is holding a special open house. You can check out 'Tiny Greens' on George Street today. Tiny Greens, which grows and sells microgreens, was the winner of the DBIA's 'Win This Space' competition earlier this year. The open house will be from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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FORMER TRENT STUDENT MAKES BIG DONATION
7/25/2017 9:18:11 PM
A Trent Alum has once again opened up his wallet and supported his alma mater.

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THEFT PROMPTS WARNING FROM POLICE
7/25/2017 10:10:34 AM
The reminder is coming from police once again about making sure doors and windows are locked and secure, following a theft at a Waterford Street home. Theives apparently got inside the home through an unlocked door while the homeowners were away, and a laptop was stolen.

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JAKE GRIMES ON HIS WAY TO GUELPH
7/25/2017 9:54:04 AM
Jake Grimes is packing his bags and leaving the Petes. The OHL veteran coach has announced he'll join the Guelph Storm as an associate coach next year. General Manager Mike Oke says they are still deciding on a replacement.

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PETERBOROUGH CHAMBER SUBMITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE PROVINCE
7/25/2017 6:51:53 AM
Debate over the best way to increase Ontario's minimum wage is continuing for local business leaders. Right now, the plan from Queen's Park is to jack the wage up to $15 an hour by 2019. The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has submitted a list of recommendations.

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COUNCILLORS SUPPORT SPENDING MONEY TO IMPROVEMENT GEORGE STREET
7/25/2017 6:34:23 AM
It looks like it's going to cost a bit more for repairs to George Street but that's ok with city councillors. At last night's meeting, Committee of the Whole members said yes to doubling the budget for improvements between Lake and Hunter for a final price of almost $2.2 million.

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POLICE BLOTTER: SUSPECTS WANTED TO FOR LOCAL BREAK-IN
7/25/2017 6:27:03 AM
Peterborough Police are once again reminding all residents about the importance of locking homes and businesses to avoid being the victim of a theft. This warning comes after a Bolivar Street home was broken into early Friday morning while the home owners were sleeping.

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THIBEAULT COMING TO PETERBOROUGH THIS WEEK
7/25/2017 5:28:49 AM
Peterborough will be getting a visit from Ontario's Energy Minister this week. It has been announced on Friday, Glenn Thibeault will be in the city speaking at a 'Power Lunch' put on by the Chamber of Commerce at Peterborough Golf and Country Club.

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THE CITY SUPPORTS PUTTING UP APARTMENTS ON BONACCORD STREET
7/25/2017 5:20:54 AM
Peterborough city councillors have given the preliminary thumbs-up to supporting the development of a couple of new apartment complexes.

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LOCAL WOMAN WINS $50,000 PRIZE
7/25/2017 5:12:45 AM
The Peterborough-area has once again proved to be lucky when it comes to winning cash prizes. The OLG has announced Cheryl Smith won $50,000 on Instant Bingo Doubler Game. The winning ticket was purchased at the Daisy Mart on Water Street.

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HABS VS LOCAL DOCS IN CHARITY HOCKEY GAME
7/24/2017 10:35:23 PM
The Montreal Canadiens are playing a game in Peterborough in November. The Canadiens Alumni Tour will make a stop at the Memorial Centre November 10th and will feature Habs Alumni facing local doctors who make up the Peterborough Quacks, in a charity hockey game.

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LAX: KODIAKS DROP HOME FINALÉ
7/24/2017 7:10:51 AM
The home schedule of the 2017 season came to a close for the Cobourg Kodiaks last night with a hard fought game against Six Nations. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Asher Roth has the game report. Six Nations will host the Peterborough Lakers tomorrow night.

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TWO WOLVERINES TEAMS ADVANCE TO RAMSAY CONFERENCE FINAL
7/24/2017 6:58:28 AM
The Peterborough Wolverines were victorious in two of the three OFC Ramsay Conference semi-final games played over the weekend with the Jr. Varsity and Sr. Varsity squads both moving on to the conference finals. The Jr.

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UPGRADES ON GEORGE STREET TO COST OVER $2 MILLION
7/24/2017 6:26:20 AM
Major upgrades along George Street will be a main focus for city councillors this evening.

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A FORMER PETERBOROUGH POLICE SERGEANT DIED OVER THE WEEKEND
7/24/2017 5:40:07 AM
Members of the Peterborough Police Service are mourning the loss of one of their own. Over the weekend, flags at Police Headquarters on Water Street were at half-mast to pay tribute to former Sergeant Mark Round, who died on Saturday.

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TOWN HALL MEETING UPCOMING FOR OTONABEE WARD
7/24/2017 5:16:46 AM
As the city considers changes to its electoral boundaries ahead of the next municipal election, those in Otonabee Ward are being invited to give their two cents. A town hall meeting will be held on August 8th at the Canadian Canoe Museum on Monaghan Road.

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INSTALLATION OF STRAW BALE WALLS AT SUSTAINABLE BUILDING AT THOMAS A. STEWART
7/24/2017 5:08:28 AM
Fleming College's Sustainable Building Design and Construction program showed-off their progress on a future outdoor education centre located at Thomas A Stewart Secondary School.

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LOCAL ARTISTS WANTED FOR SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION PROJECT
7/24/2017 4:59:25 AM
Peterborough Social Services Division has issued an open call for artists who live in the area to produce two-dimensional work in any medium, that includes painting, drawing, photography and mixed media. The project will aim to see art that promotes the values of the Social Services Division.

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WEEKEND ACCIDENT BEING INVESTIGATED BY POLICE
7/24/2017 4:47:48 AM
Peterborough Police are still looking for information regarding a weekend crash just outside the city. The accident took place just after 6 o'clock on Saturday morning at the roundabout on County Road 28 at County Road 21 towards Millbrook.

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ARRESTS MADE IN TWO RECENT INCIDENTS OF THEFT AND ASSAULT
7/21/2017 3:38:00 PM
A 36 year old Peterborough man has been arrested as a result of a robbery investigation. It's alleged that the suspect broke into a McDonnel Street apartment at around 3am on Tuesday and was involved in a physical altercation with a man in his 50's who he knows.

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MAN AND WOMAN CHARGED IN DRUG INVESTIGATION
7/21/2017 3:18:50 PM
A man and woman are facing drug charges. On Wednesday, the Peterborough Police Drug Unit began investigating reports that drugs were being trafficked in the city. Later in the evening, the suspects were picked up in the area of Lansdowne and Sydenham Road.

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NEARLY EVERY AREA BEACH IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
7/21/2017 1:35:15 PM
It's a great day to go for a dip and there are a number of choices in the area on where to go for a swim. Peterborough Public Health has revealed its weekly list of beach testing results, and has determined that Ennismore is the only beach posted as unsafe.

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OSCAAR RETURNS TO KAWARTHA SPEEDWAY TONIGHT
7/21/2017 1:26:08 PM
OSCAAR Racing is revving up to make it's return to Kawartha Speedway tonight.

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CAVAN MONAGHAN RECEIVES PAYMENT FOR HOSTING SLOTS AT KAWARTHA DOWNS
7/21/2017 12:23:25 PM
The OLG has handed over another big cheque to Cavan Monaghan Township. The township received its first-quarter payment for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs, equaling $806,572.

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POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR VANDALISM SUSPECTS
7/20/2017 12:10:38 PM
City police are asking for help in the public with any information after a number of vehicles were vandalized in the City's north-east end. The incidents took place sometime between 930pm Tuesday night and 8am Wednesday.

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TRAFFIC LIGHTS AMONG SOME OF THE NEW IDEAS FOR A BUSY COUNTY INTERSECTION
7/20/2017 10:03:07 AM
The area around Highway 28 and County Road 4 may look a little different in the future.

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ALTERCATION BETWEEN A CYCLIST AND DRIVER LEADS TO CHARGES
7/20/2017 9:47:51 AM
A Peterborough man is facing charges as a result of an assault investigation. On Tuesday morning, a 74 year old man was riding his bike in the area of Erskine Avenue when he became involved in an argument with the driver of a truck.

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WARSAW SWING BRIDGE CLOSED
7/20/2017 6:51:20 AM
The Warsaw Road Swing bridge is being shut down for 24 hours starting today. Construction is being done to the Parkhill Road East bridge starting at 7 o'clock today until 7 o'clock tomorrow morning. Officials say that both vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be affected.

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