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GOOD START TO THE SEASON FOR THE WOLVERINES
5/29/2017 7:27:41 AM
It was an impressive start to the season for the Peterborough Wolverines program. The Varsity team took down the Sault Sabercats 35-13 on Saturday, while the Jr. Varsity blasted the 'Cats 57-21 on the road. The Bantams didn't have as much luck however, falling 39-20 to Sarnia yesterday.

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MSL: KODIAKS FALL IN OPENER
5/29/2017 7:19:35 AM
The 2017 MSL season is off-and-running. Last night, the Cobourg battled Oakville. Asher Roth with the call on EXTRA 90.5. The Rock ended up winning the game 13-5. Oakville will host Peterborough tonight.

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LAX: PETERBOROUGH WINS THREE TITLES AT LAKER CLASSIC
5/29/2017 7:11:26 AM
Peterborough was represented very well at the 32nd annual Laker Classic tournament. Play wrapped up yesterday and local teams brought home championship titles in the Tyke, Novice and Midget Divisions. The Tykes beat St.

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MIKE FISHER'S UNCLE THRILLED WITH POST-SEASON RUN
5/29/2017 6:50:10 AM
The Stanley Cup Final opens in Pittsburgh this evening and there is a major Peterborough connection. The upstart Nashville Predators are led by Bridgenorth's Mike Fisher.

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PLENTY TO DISCUSS FOR PETERBOROUGH'S COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
5/29/2017 6:41:03 AM
It's shaping up like a busy night for Peterborough's Committee of the Whole.

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2017 NATIONAL ACCESS WEEK IN PETERBOROUGH
5/29/2017 6:32:57 AM
National Access Week kicks off today with the goal of assisting those with disabilities get around to where they need to go. The City of Peterborough and the Council for Persons with Disabilities will be celebrating with a day of presentations.

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OPP INVESTIGATING FIRE NORTH OF NORWOOD
5/29/2017 6:24:16 AM
Peterborough County OPP are continuing to investigate a house fire north of Norwood. Firefighters from Douro-Dummer were called in early Saturday morning after flames broke out at a house on County Road 40.

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ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR THE GILMOUR STREET GARAGE SALE
5/29/2017 5:10:43 AM
The city's biggest neighbourhood sale is in the books for another year. On Saturday, hundreds showed up to try and take advantage of good deals at the annual Gilmour Street Garage Sale.

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SUMMER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT FAIRHAVEN
5/29/2017 5:00:40 AM
If you know any students looking for rewarding ways to spend the summer, Fairhaven wants to hear from you. The long-term care home is looking for teens to get involved in the Summer Volunteer Program.

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HUNDREDS OF MEN AND WOMEN WALKED A MILE IN HER SHOES
5/26/2017 4:29:36 PM
YWCA's Walk A Mile In Her Shoes charity walk kicked off today in support of women and children fleeing abuse The walk drew more than 420 men and women who wore red high heel shoes and marched together down George Street.

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THREE THEFT SUSPECTS ACCUSED OF STEALING A CAMERA
5/26/2017 4:16:56 PM
Police are asking for help in identifying three theft suspects. Officials say a Fuiji film camera was stolen from a Braidwood Avenue business at around 6:15am on Tuesday.

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PARKS CANADA SET TO OPEN LOCK 21 SATURDAY
5/26/2017 3:35:15 PM
The Peterborough Liftlock will be open for business starting tomorrow. Parks Canada decided to kick off the navigation season in stages because of the high water flows along the Trent Severn Waterway.

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MSL: KODIAKS PREPARING FOR SECOND SEASON
5/26/2017 7:05:32 AM
The Cobourg Nissan Kodiaks hit the floor to start their second season. General Manager John Webb spoke with EXTRA 90.5 and says last year he was blown away by the fan support. Webb adds the Kodiaks will also honour the Cobourg Cougars.

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LAKER CLASSIC TOURNAMENT BACK FOR ANOTHER YEAR
5/26/2017 6:55:38 AM
The lacrosse season will kick-off with a bang in Peterborough this weekend with the 32nd annual StringKing Laker Classic. Spokesperson Aaran Garfat was a guest on THE REGULARS. Opening ceremonies take place today prior to the start of the 5 p.m. game at the Memorial Centre.

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CASAS AIMS HIGH FOR RACING SEASON
5/26/2017 6:46:47 AM
An up-and-coming SportBike rider is looking for another win this weekend. Peterborough's Tomas Casas will be competing, coming off a victory last time out. He was a guest on THE REGULARS yesterday. Casas' next race at Shannonville Motorsport Park near Belleville.

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'WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES' EVENT SET FOR TODAY
5/26/2017 6:34:34 AM
If everything goes to plan, women and children will get more rest in a safe place thanks to members of the community. The 'Walk A Mile In Her Shoes' event goes today, raising money to give women and children who are escaping abuse 'Safe Nights' in the YWCA Crossroads Shelter.

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PETERBOROUGH READY TO PARTY FOR CANADA'S 150TH BIRTHDAY
5/26/2017 5:26:00 AM
With Canada's 150th birthday coming up quickly, Peterborough has unveiled its plans to mark the occasion. In total, there will be four days of events starting on June 29th. In addition to Canada's birthday, it is the 50th anniversary for the Peterborough Museum and Archives.

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BUSINESS HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW CLASS
5/26/2017 5:18:27 AM
The newest class to the Peterborough Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame has been honour. A ceremony and culinary showcase was held last night at The Venue. Among those who were inducted: Jack McGee, J.J.

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PETES CONTINUE SUPPORT OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS CANADA
5/26/2017 5:09:48 AM
It started with goaltender Andrew D'Agostini, but the legacy has continued. The Petes have announced a number of events they'll be taking part in for Cystic Fibrosis month. EXTRA 90.5 caught up with D'Agostini who says every little bit counts.

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TSW SET TO OPEN IN STAGES
5/25/2017 1:37:47 PM
The rainy weather is still causing a bit of havoc for the boating season. After being forced to delay the opening of the Trent Severn Waterway by a week because of high water flows, Parks Canada has decided to open the Waterway in stages, starting to the north.

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POLICE BLOTTER: CHILD PORN AND ASSAULT ARRESTS
5/25/2017 11:22:11 AM
A 36 year old is facing charges after a child porn investigation. Officials say they executed a search warrant at Benson Avenue home and found a number of child porn files that had been downloaded. Joshua Messier is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography.

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'GOLF FORE CARE' TOURNAMENT COMING UP THIS WEEKEND
5/25/2017 7:38:09 AM
If you are itching to get out and hit the links, you can do so this weekend and support a great cause. Community Care Peterborough is holding its annual 'Golf Fore Care' event on Saturday at Tamarac Golf and Country Club in Ennismore.

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BEAMER SAYS NO TO MAYORAL CAMPAIGN IN 2018
5/25/2017 7:28:34 AM
As names start to come forward to take a run at political office on the provincial level, it's important to remember the next municipal election isn't that far off either.

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TRENT PROFESSORS TAKING PART IN MAJOR RESEARCH
5/25/2017 7:19:49 AM
Three professors at Trent University will be a part of a research team that will challenge misconceptions about disability and marginalized communities. Dr. Nadine Changfoot, Dr.

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REPORT: REGULATOR SPEAKS OUT AGAINST ANTI-ABORTION ADS ON CITY BUSES
5/25/2017 6:58:41 AM
There seems to be more controversy surrounding anti-abortion ads posted on a couple of city buses. According to the Peterborough Examiner, Advertising Standards Canada has stated the ads should be pulled or amended right away because it could be disturbing for kids.

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LOCAL POLICE ISSUE REMINDER FOR CYCLISTS AND MOTORISTS
5/25/2017 6:40:18 AM
With the warmer weather now upon us, you are starting to see more and more people riding bikes. While it is a healthy activity and good for the environment, Peterborough Police want to make sure everyone knows the rules of the road.

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SIU INVESTIGATING COBOURG SHOOTING
5/24/2017 10:16:10 PM
The Special Investigations Unit is now investigating an incident in Cobourg Thursday where a 24 year old woman was shot and killed during a standoff with police.

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JEWELS AND ELECTRONICS STOLEN IN RECENT THEFTS
5/24/2017 10:06:05 AM
Peterborough Police are asking residents to be a helpful neighbour, and report any suspicious behaviour as they investigate a few more recent break ins. The first took place at an Argyle street home were thousands of dollars in property was stolen.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS EDGE SIX NATIONS
5/24/2017 9:34:43 AM
For the first time this year, the Jr. A Lakers have put a check in the win column. Jake Fox had two goals and two assists to lead the Peterborough attack, while Nick Finlay also netted a pair. The Lakers improve to 1-4 on the season.

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STUDENT TRUSTEES NAMED AT PVNCCDSB
5/24/2017 6:48:14 AM
Two new student trustees are getting ready to serve on the local Catholic school board. Last night, Calahndra Brake of Holy Cross and Winston Steward of St.

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PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPPORTS SITE PLAN FOR CASINO AND HOTEL
5/24/2017 6:38:54 AM
Members of Peterborough's Planning Committee are on-board with the site plan for the new casino and hotel. Councillors gave preliminary approval to the plan last night by rezoning property at Crawford and The Parkway. The City's Urban Design Planner Brian Buchardt gave a presentation.

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SHOWPLACE FINDS SPONSOR FOR 'GREEN ROOM'
5/24/2017 6:29:24 AM
The Showplace Performance Centre have announced the sale of the naming rights for its Green Room. The space will now be known as the 'David Goyette Green Room', which is named after the former Chair of Showplace.

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ANOTHER COURT APPEARANCE FOR CHAN
5/24/2017 5:22:01 AM
We will soon find out when the trial of Thomas Chan will get underway. The Peterborough Examiner reports Chan will be back in court this morning and expects trial dates to be scheduled. Chan, who is 20 years-old, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father Dr.

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WOMAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY POSTING INTIMATE PHOTOS
5/24/2017 5:12:57 AM
A 27 year old woman is accused of posting photos of an ex-boyfriend. It's alleged that the woman posted an intimate video of the ex without his knowledge or consent. The woman has been charged with publication of an intimate image without consent.

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FLOOD WARNING ENDS
5/23/2017 4:57:22 PM
ORCA has downgraded its Flood Warning to a Water Safety Statement. Buckhorn, Chemong and Pigeon Lakes have dropped 27 centimeters from their peak water level. Still, the tri-lakes must drop 28 centimeters more to reach navigation level (i.e., summer level).

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WASTE WATER PLANT RECEIVES FINANCIAL BOOST
5/23/2017 4:48:08 PM
$3.9M is being spent to revitalize and modernize the Peterborough Waste Water Treatment Plant. All three levels of government are contributing to the funding.

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PETES SIGN ROBERTSON TO STANDARD PLAYER AGREEMENT
5/23/2017 7:05:36 AM
The Petes have inked their first-round pick to a standard player agreement. The team announced yesterday it came to terms with Nick Robertson, who was taken 16th overall.

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LAX: JR. A LAKERS READY TO HOST SIX NATIONS
5/23/2017 6:58:03 AM
The Jr. A Lakers will try for their first win of the season at home against the Six Nations Arrows. Peterborough comes into tonight's game at 0-4, including an 11-5 loss on Saturday in Mimico. Game time is 8 p.m.

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RENOVATIONS TO START AT CITY HALL
5/23/2017 6:50:15 AM
A facelift for City Hall starts today so there will be some changes to accessibility. The Clerk's Office will be temporarily relocated to the 1st floor of the North Wing.

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OPP LAUNCH STAR PILOT PROJECT
5/23/2017 6:32:05 AM
In an attempt to stop road pursuits, the OPP has launched a Satellite Technology Apprehension Response or STAR Pilot Project.

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PLANNING COMMITTEE TO LOOK CLOSER AT CASINO SITE PLAN
5/23/2017 6:22:56 AM
The new site plan for the Shorelines Casino Peterborough will be combed through by the city's Planning Committee this evening. Councillors are expected to vote on the plan which includes not only the 52,000 square foot casino but also a 100-suite hotel next door.

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LOCAL HEALTH UNIT REMINDS YOU ABOUT TICKS
5/23/2017 5:38:39 AM
With summer quickly approaching, the province is reminding us to be cautious and protect ourselves from tick bites. Black-legged ticks are known to settle on grass and bushes until they attach themselves to a person or animal.

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KAWARTHA LAKES POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE
5/23/2017 5:17:20 AM
Police in the City of Kawartha Lakes are still investigating a murder after a missing Toronto man was found dead. Officers say the body of 19 year-old Bayram Abolhassani-Larki was discovered in a vehicle in a field on Post Road near Lindsay last week.

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