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PETES NEED TO FIND A WAY TO RESPAWN IN SERIES WITH THE STEELHEADS
4/22/2017 9:57:11 PM
The Petes were hoping for a better response against the Steelheads as Mississauga rolled into town on Saturday night for game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.

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FUNDING PROVIDED TO HELP ESTABLISH MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE CITY
4/21/2017 5:00:02 PM
Thanks to huge investments by through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement, more people will have a place to call home.

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LOW WATER LEVEL CONDITIONS LIFTED
4/21/2017 4:49:23 PM
Peterborough's water levels are back on track as of today. ORCA's Water Response Team lifted the level 2 low water condition thanks to all of the rain and snowmelt we've experienced lately. Dan Marinigh, ORCA's CAO, says people should still take steps to use less water.

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CAVAN MONAGHAN RECEIVES ANOTHER HEFTY CHEQUE FOR HOSTING SLOTS FACILITY
4/21/2017 3:39:19 PM
The OLG has handed over another big cheque to Cavan Monaghan Township. The township received its fourth-quarter payment for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs, equaling more than 724-thousand dollars.

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SUSTAINABLE PETERBOROUGH HANDS OUT ANNUAL AWARDS
4/21/2017 7:04:28 AM
Sustainable Peterborough has handed out its annual awards to recognize local environmental leaders. A ceremony was held at Market Hall last night and it was attended by just under 100 people.

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PETES FALL IN GAME 1 OF THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL
4/21/2017 6:56:06 AM
For the first time this playoff year, the Petes' have tasted defeat. EXTRA 90.5 FM's Rob Snoek has your game report from last night's matchup against Mississauga. Listen to Game 2 of the series on EXTRA 90.5 tomorrow night beginning with the Petes' Tailgate Show at 6.

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FEBRUARY INCIDENT STILL BEING LOOKED AT BY POLICE
4/21/2017 6:33:15 AM
Peterborough Police are still investigating an incident from February and are looking to track down the parties involved. Officers say the situation took place in the area of Woodglade and Glenforest Boulevard and involved two teens, one boy and one girl.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR YWCA AWARD
4/21/2017 6:23:46 AM
Applications are now being accepted for the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Long Term Education Award. The YWCA is offering a renewable Education Award of up to $2,000 to help train women for careers that will improve their quality of life.

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DICKINSON WINS UNITED WAY SCHOLFIELD AWARD
4/21/2017 5:18:49 AM
The United Way of Peterborough and District unveiled the 2017 recipient of the Scholfield Award for Community Distinction. Faith Dickinson creator of "Cuddles for Cancer" was the big winner.

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LOCAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE WAY
4/21/2017 4:57:42 AM
Representatives from all levels of government will be on-hand for a big announced this morning. More information is expected to be released on the opening of new affordable housing in Peterborough. The event takes place at 1545 Monaghan Road at 10:30.

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PETERBOROUGH POLICE PUT OUT REMINDERS FOR HOME OWNERS
4/21/2017 4:47:46 AM
Opening windows and doors because of warmer weather makes it easier for your house to be broken into. Lauren Gilchrist, the communications coordinator for the Peterborough Police, says home owners need to be more precautious this time of year.

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GUILTY VERDICT FOR ANDREW WATSON
4/20/2017 9:27:20 PM
Andrew Watson is guilty of killing Lise Fredette in November of 2014 according to a jury. After 5 hours of deliberation, the verdict was read out this afternoon at a Peterborough courtroom.

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SUDDEN DEATH INVESTIGATION AT LANSDOWNE PLACE MALL
4/20/2017 7:24:02 PM
A police presence remains at the rear food court entrance of Lansdowne Place Mall. Emergency officials were called to investigate a sudden death of a male in one of the washrooms near the food court.

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FLOOD WARNING STILL IN PLACE
4/20/2017 11:11:48 AM
ORCA's Flood Warning remains in place. They say that the inflows from the Haliburton Lakes have decreased and the levels in the Kawartha Lakes and Otonabee River have peaked and are dropping but flooding continues and are hazardous.

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PUCK FINALLY READY TO DROP ON OHL'S EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL
4/20/2017 7:10:53 AM
For the first time since 2006, the Petes' will be hosting a game in the Eastern Conference Final. Tonight is Game 1 against Mississauga. Assistant Coach Kurtis Foster was a guest on THE REGULARS yesterday and says the Steelheads are a tough team to play against.

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FLEMING COLLEGE INTRODUCES BIKE SHARE PROGRAM
4/20/2017 6:48:47 AM
Fleming College is putting the pedal to the metal for its new 'Bike Share' program. Yesterday, the college's Student Administrative Council unveiled 15 bikes that will be located at three different racks across the city.

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'A TASTE FOR LIFE' FUNDRAISER RETURNS NEXT WEEK
4/20/2017 6:38:16 AM
Peterborough's longest running Foodie-Fundraiser is back for its 14th year. 'A Taste For Life' is back on next Wednesday and it has a total of 12 restaurants taking part.

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PETERBOROUGH WELCOMES NEW BISHOP
4/20/2017 6:29:45 AM
The local Catholic community showed up in big numbers to welcome the city's new bishop. Around 1,000 people jammed St. Peter-in-Chains yesterday for a special mass, where Bishop Daniel Miehm was installed.

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INNOVATION CLUSTER SHOWS OFF NEW SPACE
4/20/2017 5:32:59 AM
The ribbon has been cut and now it's time to get down to business. The Innovation Cluster - Peterborough and the Kawartha launched its newly renovated incubator on George Street yesterday.

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JURY DELIBERATIONS UNDERWAY IN WATSON TRIAL
4/20/2017 5:23:22 AM
Jury deliberations will continue today in the murder trial of Andrew Watson. The Examiner reports jurors began deliberating around 6:30 last night and didn't reach a verdict.

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COUNTY COUNCIL CONCERNED WITH HYDRO RATES
4/19/2017 8:11:12 PM
With no apparent end to rising hydro rates, Peterborough County Council is taking matters into their own hands. Earlier this year county council looked at hydro bills for public buildings, and Cavan Monaghan Mayor Scott McFadden says its the tax payers who are taking the extra hit.

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TIME RUNNING OUT FOR HOLNBECK AWARD NOMINATIONS
4/19/2017 8:02:37 PM
You have just a little more than a week left to nominate someone for the Gordon and Arbie Holnbeck Award. This award recognizes a volunteer who has helped someone with disabilities improve their quality of life and is in honour of two long time local volunteers.

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SUSPECT WANTED IN RELATION TO TRACTOR THEFT
4/19/2017 7:54:49 PM
Peterborough Police are asking for help in locating a stolen tractor. The 2015 John Deere compact tractor model 1025R was stolen from the yard of a Highway 7A home in Cavan Monaghan sometime Saturday morning and Monday afternoon.

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PETES' WELLS GETTING READY FOR TOUGH TEST AGAINST MISSISSAUGA
4/19/2017 7:08:08 AM
We are just one day away from the start of the Eastern Conference Final between Peterborough and Mississauga. The Petes' won three of four meetings between the two teams during the regular season. We caught up with goalie Dylan Wells who says the Steelheads are dangerous.

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CITY TO SPEND $4.5 MILLION TO REPLACE STREETLIGHTS
4/19/2017 6:56:56 AM
Peterborough is going to be spending some big dollars on energy-efficient LEDs for its nearly 7,000 streetlights. Committee of the Whole met last night and approved plans to spend $4.5 million on the upgrades.

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MEMORIAL CENTRE FLOOR REPAIRS MOVED TO 2019
4/19/2017 6:46:38 AM
Repairs to the floor at the Memorial Centre are being pushed back a year. Last night at Committee of the Whole, councillors supported the idea of doing the $2 million renovation in 2019 and not 2018 as originally discussed.

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'FARMS AT WORK' TO RECEIVE PROVINCIAL GRANT
4/19/2017 6:34:26 AM
A local food program is getting a $15,000 grant from the province to help hire a part-time manager. 'Foods at Work' is among more than 20 projects across Ontario that will be splitting $800,000 according to Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal who made the announced in Buckhorn yesterday.

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PED MOVING TO VENTURENORTH BUILDING IN EARLY MAY
4/19/2017 5:50:21 AM
A major announcement has been made regarding the future of home of Peterborough Economic Development. The organization is moving its corporate office and the Peterborough and Kawarthas Tourism Visitors Centre to the main floor of the VentureNorth building at 270 George Street.

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POLICE LAY CHARGES IN THEFT AND ASSSAULT INVESTIGATIONS
4/18/2017 8:28:49 PM
An 18 year old is facing a slew of charges following a weekend investigation.

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PARK ST CLOSED DURING INVESTIGATION
4/18/2017 8:02:41 PM
A police investigation Tuesday afternoon led to one man being taken into custody. Very few details have been released, except that officials shut down Park between Wolfe and Dalhousie for about an hour.

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CAUSE OF EAST CITY FIRE STILL A MYSTERY
4/18/2017 7:12:25 PM
Fire crews are still trying to determine the cause of a mid afternoon fire at an East City home Tuesday. At around 2pm, crews were called to battle a shed fire which also led to the damage of a fence, car and nearby items. Water and foam were used to extinguish the flames.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR 'POLICE CHIEF FOR A DAY' CONTEST
4/18/2017 6:47:46 AM
Do you know someone in Grades 6, 7 or 8 that you think could be our city's top cop? Submissions are being accepted for the annual 'Peterborough's Police Chief for a Day' contest.

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COUNCILLORS TO LOOK AT PMC RENOVATION COSTS THIS EVENING
4/18/2017 6:39:21 AM
Peterborough city councillors will be back in chambers tonight following an extra day off. The meeting of Committee of the Whole was delayed because of Easter Monday.

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LOCAL SCHOOLS TAKE PART IN 'EARTH WEEK'
4/18/2017 6:30:37 AM
'Earth Day' has been spread out to 'Earth Week' at schools in the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. Chair of the Board, Cathy Abraham, says she hopes that by getting students involved in cleaning up, they will be less likley to litter.

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FAMOUS AUTHOR COMING TO PETERBOROUGH
4/18/2017 5:46:17 AM
Peterborough is getting set to welcome one of Canada's best current authors to the city. William P. Young, who wrote 'The Shack', will hold a book signing at the Chapters on Lansdowne Street on April 28th and is also going to be speaking at an event at the Selwyn Outreach Centre.

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GET RID OF SOME E-WASTE THIS WEEKEND AND SUPPORT THE HOMELESS
4/18/2017 5:18:33 AM
You can help people in need by de-cluttering this weekend. 'A Place Called Home' is holding an e-waste drive to help support the homeless. Operations Manager, David Tilley, says money raised will directly impact those who use the shelter.

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REMAINS FOUND IN OTONABEE RIVER
4/17/2017 7:56:21 PM
The search for a missing Peterborough man has come to a tragic end. Early this afternoon, emergency crews rushed to the end of Mervin Line to investigate after a car was located in the Otonabee River, and a man's body was found inside.

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NO CHANGE IN ORCA'S FLOOD WARNING
4/17/2017 2:35:34 PM
ORCA's Flood Warning remains in place but the worst of the spring floods may be behind us.

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SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR OHL'S EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL
4/17/2017 8:04:27 AM
It'll be the Petes and Steelheads for the Eastern Conference title in the OHL. With Peterborough defeating the Kingston Frontenacs in four straight games, and the Steelheads eliminating the Oshawa Generals in five, the East's top two seeds are set to play for the Bobby Orr Trophy.

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LIBRARY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
4/17/2017 6:48:04 AM
A new project hopes to improve services so that more young people will continue to read. The Peterborough Public Library Foundation launched the 'Help the Children Find a Seat' fundraising campaign last week.

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VOTES STILL ROLLING IN FOR ANNUAL 'WORST ROADS' CAMPAIGN
4/17/2017 6:27:04 AM
If you believe you travel on one of the worst roads in the entire province, the Canadian Automobile Association wants to hear from you. Votes have been pouring in for the annual Worst Roads campaign.

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FLEMING ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR PREMIER'S AWARDS
4/17/2017 6:17:15 AM
Fleming College is looking for nominations for some special awards. The Premier's Awards are for outstanding college graduates in six categories: business, community services, creative arts and design, health sciences, technology and recent graduate.

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MAN PULLED FROM LOVESICK LAKE IN PETERBOROUGH COUNTY
4/17/2017 5:12:12 AM
One man is dead following an incident on the water over the weekend in Trent Lakes. Peterborough County OPP say yesterday afternoon, a paddle boat sank in Lovesick Lake with two men in it and only one was able to make it to shore.

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POLICE LOOKING FOR MISSING 88 YEAR-OLD MAN
4/17/2017 3:25:53 AM
The search is on for a missing 88 year-old man. Peterborough Police put out a myBeat alert earlier this morning asking for your help in location Al Turner.

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