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CAVAN MONAGHAN RECEIVES ANOTHER HEFTY CHEQUE FROM GAMBLING REVENUE
1/19/2018 11:59:23 AM
Cavan Monaghan has received its third quarter payment from the OLG for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.

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TWO MEN CHARGED AFTER DRUGS SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP
1/19/2018 9:33:15 AM
Two men are facing charges after drugs were seized. Peterborough Police report officers found meth and heroin during a vehicle stop just before 10 o'clock yesterday morning in the area of Kirk and Reid streets.

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR BODY IS KEY TO WEIGHT LOSS
1/19/2018 7:28:27 AM
We are a few weeks into 2018 and many of us made a New Year's pledge to drop some pounds. The Reality Weight Loss Clinic has opened on Chemong Road and it wants to help you maintain a healthy weight. Dr.

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FRONT FLEX MUSCLE AGAINST PETES
1/19/2018 6:37:39 AM
It was a tough start to the week for the Petes against Kingston. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Rob Snoek has your game report. Peterborough will play next tomorrow night against Oshawa.

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CHAMBER MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS AHEAD OF PROVINCIAL BUDGET
1/19/2018 5:20:20 AM
Ahead of the upcoming Ontario budget, the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has put out its wish list.

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NO PETERBOROUGH STOP FOR DRAGONS' DEN PRODUCERS
1/19/2018 5:16:43 AM
If you have the next big idea, you'll have to travel a bit to show it off. Producers for Dragons' Den will be hitting the road soon to look for entrepreneurs to come on the show but unlike in previous years, there will be no stop in Peterborough.

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'GO FUND ME' CAMPAIGN CONTINUES FOR LOCAL WIDOW
1/19/2018 5:15:24 AM
A local widow and her three kids stand to benefit from an ongoing Go Fund Me page. Ashley Bartosh-Smith lost her husband Mike to cancer a year ago and is still adjusting to life as a widow.

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FLEMING PRESIDENT LOOKING AT NEXT PHASE OF HIS LIFE
1/18/2018 9:16:22 PM
Tony Tilly, President of Fleming College is stepping down at the end of the school year.

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SCULPTURE TO BE ADDED TO NEW DOWNTOWN SQUARE
1/18/2018 3:06:23 PM
The concept of a new public square next to the library at Aylmer and Simcoe is starting to take shape. Recently, a call for proposals was put out for artwork for the new space, and about 20 submissions were received from right across the province.

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PETES' GEAR UP FOR BUSY STRETCH AGAINST DIVISIONAL FOES
1/18/2018 7:57:22 AM
The Petes' picked up five of a possible six points last week and will be looking to have the same kind of success this time around. It'll all start with a home game tonight against Kingston.

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NEW PENALTIES ARE COMING IN FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING
1/18/2018 7:51:51 AM
It's only a matter of time before answering that phone call or writing that text while driving could lead you to an even heftier fine or even a licence suspension.

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TOWN HALL MEETING TO BE HELD NEXT MONTH IN ASHBURNHAM WARD
1/18/2018 7:48:21 AM
If you live in Ashburnham Ward, you're being given a heads-up on a town hall meeting coming up in a few weeks. Councillors Keith Riel and Gary Baldwin are planning to hold a gathering on February 21st.

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MP MONSEF ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE
1/18/2018 7:47:10 AM
Funding opportunities will be available via a "call for concepts" for projects that aid survivors of gender-based. Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef made the announcement on Wednesday in a packed room at Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre.

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MOORE FAMILY STEPS UP TO HELP WITH BATA LIBRARY RENOVATIONS
1/18/2018 6:15:05 AM
With a major facelift underway at Trent's Bata Library, the school is getting a very generous offer from one family. David and Joan Moore say they will match all new donations to the project up to $250,000.

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PETERBOROUGH COUNTY TO LOOK CLOSER AT ROADSIDE SIGN ISSUE
1/18/2018 5:20:54 AM
Peterborough County Council is going to look closer at its sign bylaw before making any major decisions. At yesterday's meeting, councillors voted down a proposal to ban roadside advertising signs.

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MPP LEAL NOT INCLUDED IN CABINET SHUFFLE
1/18/2018 5:10:27 AM
A shakeup at Queen's Park is not going to impact Jeff Leal's responsibilities. Despite some cabinet changes for Premier Kathleen Wynne, the Peterborough MPP will stay on as Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Minister responsible for Small Business.

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HINZ STILL WAITING TO GET FIRST POINT WITH PETES
1/17/2018 7:21:08 AM
The Petes are getting set for a busy stretch against some division rivals. Newly acquired Brady Hinz hasn't scored yet with his new team but likes how things are coming together.

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FUNDRAISER UNDERWAY FOR 'PETERBOROUGH CARES'
1/17/2018 7:07:46 AM
Peterborough Cares is hoping you can help 'fill the gaps' for local homeless shelters. The organization is looking for donations of basic necessities.

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TOWN HALL MEETING TO TAKE PLACE MONDAY
1/17/2018 6:59:37 AM
If you want an opportunity to raise concerns about things happening at City Hall, there will be a chance next week. With the new cycle for Peterborough city councillors, next Monday is technically an off-night but some still want to show up and answer questions.

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APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR ANNUAL YWCA AWARDS
1/17/2018 6:39:24 AM
The local YWCA has opened up the application window for two annual education awards. The first is the Hazel Award. Jen Cureton says this honour is a tribute to a woman named Hazel who, while battling cancer, left an abusive home with her three children.

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KAWARTHA FOOD SHARE GETS DONATION OF MORE THAN $11,000
1/17/2018 5:35:00 AM
After a busy month-and-a-half for Kawartha Food Share, the local food bank is looking to restock its shelves and has received a big boost.

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MAIN LIBRARY BRANCH TO OPEN ON JANUARY 30TH
1/17/2018 5:26:11 AM
We now know when the main branch of the Peterborough Public Library will open. A ceremony is set for January 30th at 9 a.m. and will feature a ribbon-cutting and tours of the facility.

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TUCK FRAUD TRIAL TO ENTER DAY 3
1/17/2018 5:18:06 AM
Peterborough Police Detective Constable Keith Calderwood took the stand during day two of an ongoing fraud trial, involving the founders of a special needs hockey team.

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31 YEAR-OLD MAN CHARGED AFTER FRAUD INVESTIGATION
1/16/2018 9:21:34 AM
Peterborough Police have laid numerous fraud charges against a 31 year-old man.

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PETES' VERNER REFLECTING ON HIS FIRST FULL WEEK ON THE JOB
1/16/2018 7:03:05 AM
The Petes will practice later today, gearing up for a meeting with Kingston. Peterborough will battle the Frontenacs at the Memorial Centre on Thursday night.

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COUNCILLORS GET UPDATE ON COMMUNITY WELLBEING PLAN
1/16/2018 6:39:45 AM
Peterborough city councillors have received an update on the city's new 'Community Wellbeing Plan'. The first stages of the plan included training for staff and the completion of an online survey by residents.

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CANNABIS STORE LOCATION EXPECTED TO BE ANNOUNCED NEXT MONTH
1/16/2018 6:30:54 AM
There continues to be more questions than answers when it comes to the legalization of cannabis and its impact on the Peterborough community. The topic was discussed at last night's General Committee meeting.

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WINNERS OF SPECIAL FISHING TRIP TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY
1/16/2018 6:20:44 AM
If you're interested in having a little fishing getaway then you might just be in luck. Over the past few weeks, tickets have been sold for a raffle to win a fishing trip with Peterborough County Warden Joe Taylor.

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CITY TO CONSIDER BID FOR ONTARIO 55+ SUMMER GAMES
1/16/2018 6:12:35 AM
The Ontario 55+ Summer Games might be coming to Peterborough. The city has been given the first right of refusal to host the games in 2020 according to community services director Ken Doherty.

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MPP LEAL TO SPEAK AT ROMA CONFERENCE
1/16/2018 5:21:14 AM
Peterborough's MPP will be among the speakers taking to the microphone at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference this weekend. Jeff Leal is scheduled to present on Sunday at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

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POLICE WATCHDOG LOOKING FOR WITNESSES TO SATURDAY MORNING CRASH
1/15/2018 10:13:22 PM
The Special Investigations Unit are looking into a crash that took place early Saturday morning in the area of Parkhill and Water at around 7:30am. They say that a city police officer witnessed a vehicle going the wrong way, heading north on George.

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FRAUD TRIAL OF HUSKIES FOUNDERS UNDERWAY
1/15/2018 5:12:14 PM
The founders of a Special Needs Hockey Team spent the first of a few days inside a Peterborough courtroom as they fight a fraud accusation.

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POLICE LAY CHARGES IN A NUMBER OF RECENT ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS
1/15/2018 2:13:57 PM
It was a rough week last week in the City, with arrests made following a couple of assault investigations. On Wednesday, two teens were arrested following a dispute.

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CRANBERRIES FRONT WOMAN DIES
1/15/2018 2:02:05 PM
A musical star who chose to make Peterborough County her home has passed away. Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan died suddenly according to a representative from the band today.

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LAX: TIMBERMEN FALL IN OSHAWA
1/15/2018 7:43:20 AM
A schedule swap because of the weather didn't help the Timbermen in Arena Lacrosse League play. Peterborough lost 15-9 to the Oshawa Outlaws on Saturday afternoon, dropping its record to 2-2 on the season.

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DOURO DUKES AND BANTAM AA PETES SHINE OVER THE WEEKEND
1/15/2018 7:30:18 AM
It was among the busiest weekend's of the year for hockey at local arenas. The 11 division Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey Tournament wrapped up with championship Sunday and one area team skated away with some hardware.

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PETES' LET LATE LEAD SLIP AWAY
1/15/2018 7:22:05 AM
The Petes allowed a late third period goal and ended up losing in a shootout to North Bay. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Rob Snoek has your game report. Peterborough will be in action next on Thursday night at home against the Kingston Frontenacs.

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PETERBOROUGH IS A LUCKY PLACE TO BUY LOTTERY TICKETS
1/15/2018 7:13:25 AM
Eight lottery winners of $50,000 or more came out of the Peterborough area in 2017. Of those winners, one area couple cashed a cheque worth $3.3 million.

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GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2018
1/15/2018 7:05:22 AM
Following a few weeks off, Peterborough city councillors will gather for the first General Committee meeting of the year.

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SOOS AND DAY BOTH SAY THEY'LL BE RUNNING FOR COUNCIL
1/15/2018 6:47:57 AM
More names are stepping forward to run for Peterborough city council. Steven Soos, a local social services worker and Trent grad, has said he plans to run in Otonabee Ward in October. The paperwork to officially run can't be submitted until May.

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MS SOCIETY TO HOLD ANNUAL 'FUNSPIEL'
1/15/2018 6:09:54 AM
A local fundraiser is hoping to help bring us closer to finding a cure for MS. The 3rd annual Funspiel Curling event is coming up. Anne Driscoll with the MS Society says all money raised will go towards research.

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SEARS CLOSES ITS DOORS IN PETERBOROUGH
1/15/2018 5:31:49 AM
This weekend marked the end of a retail era in Peterborough and across Canada. The Sears location at Lansdowne Place closed its doors for good last night. The store had been operating in the city since 1954.

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SPECIAL NEEDS HOCKEY TEAM FOUNDERS TO APPEAR IN COURT
1/15/2018 5:24:39 AM
The founders of a special needs hockey team will be before a judge at a Peterborough courtroom today.

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APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR BEARS' LAIR
1/15/2018 5:16:48 AM
The Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition is back for another year. Organizers announced details of the contest on Friday.

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PETES SCORE IN BUNCHES TO KNOCK OFF OTTAWA
1/13/2018 10:13:25 PM
After a big win over the Storm on Thursday night, the Petes looked to make it two in a row with the Ottawa 67's coming into town on Saturday night.

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