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MISSING TEEN MAY BE IN PETERBOROUGH
9/19/2017 11:44:54 AM
Ottawa Police are asking for help in locating a missing teen, who they believe may be in the Peterborough. 14 year old Abigail Dormer has been missing since September 1st, and was last seen September 8th in downtown Ottawa.

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UNITED WAY SETS FUNDRAISING GOAL
9/19/2017 9:43:22 AM
We now know the official target for this year's United Way fundraising campaign. Earlier today, it was announced the organization will be trying to bring in $1.85 million this year. We spoke with Chair Neil Morton.

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WITHERS, CURRIER AND MILLIGAN ALL SELECTED IN NLL DRAFT
9/19/2017 7:17:22 AM
Some local boys will get a chance to play in the NLL. At last night's draft in Toronto, Jake Withers was taken second overall by Rochester and Zach Currier went third to Calgary. Also, just down the board, Cam Milligan went 54th overall in the sixth round to the New England Black Wolves.

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CANADIENS ALUMNI ROSTER ANNOUNCED FOR PETERBOROUGH GAME
9/19/2017 7:09:55 AM
Local hockey fans now know which Montréal Canadiens Alumni will be coming to the city later this year. The roster has been announced for the team's charity game on November 10th against the Peterborough Quacks.

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COUNCILLORS SEND PARKING BYLAW BACK TO STAFF
9/19/2017 7:00:50 AM
A decision on new parking rules is being put off for now by city councillors. After debate and public comments at last night's Planning Committee meeting, members voted to send the bylaw back to staff. Mayor Daryl Bennett believes this was the best course of action.

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WSIB CLAIMS FILED BY FORMER GE EMPLOYEES TO BE RE-OPENED
9/19/2017 5:29:56 AM
250 claims filed by former GE employees to the WSIB dating back to 2004 which were denied, will now be re-opened. The claims surrounded the use of chemicals, and the exposure to those chemicals by workers at the plant which led to both cancer and non cancer related claims.

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UNITED WAY SET TO ANNOUNCE FUNDRAISING GOAL
9/19/2017 5:19:58 AM
In just a few short hours, we'll know the campaign goal for this year's United Way of Peterborough and District annual fundraiser. Campaign Chair Neil Morton and United Way CEO Jim Russell are making that announcement at a breakfast this morning at the Evinrude Centre.

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PORTION OF GEORGE STREET TO BE CLOSED STARTING WEDNESDAY
9/18/2017 2:43:13 PM
If you use the southern portion of George Street to get to and from work, you'll want to come up with a new travel plan. CP Railway is doing some reconstruction of an existing railway crossing on George Street, and that work will force the closure of George from Sherbrooke to Townsend Street.

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ROOMING HOUSE OWNER FACES FINES
9/18/2017 2:11:36 PM
The owners of three rooming houses in the city have been fined. Peterborough Fire Services conducted Fire Safety Inspections in March, 2016, at properties owned by a city resident on Royal Drive, King Street and Water Street, as a result of fire safety complaints related to these properties.

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POLICE RELEASE IDENTITY OF HWY 7 CRASH VICTIM
9/18/2017 1:11:50 PM
OPP have released the identity of the 56 year old woman who lost her life last night. Officials say the woman was trying to cross Highway 7 near Lancaster Road when she was struck by a tractor trailer. Susan Little of Peterborough was pronounced dead at the scene.

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THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY STOLEN FROM EAST END APARTMENT
9/18/2017 10:31:59 AM
The warning by police once again about double and triple checking to make sure doors and windows are locked before leaving your home. This comes after an apartment on Armour Road was targeted by thieves during the morning hours of September 8th.

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PETES PICK UP 5-3 OVER GENERALS IN PRE-SEASON FINALE
9/18/2017 7:23:21 AM
It was a winning end to the pre-season for the Petes. Peterborough took down the Generals 5-3 last night. Jody Hull says he liked the emotion level. First-round pick Nick Robertson scored again and says he's adapting well to the speed and physicality of the league.

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LAKERS RETURN TO PETERBOROUGH FOLLOWING MANN CUP WIN
9/18/2017 7:14:31 AM
The Lakers are back home following their Mann Cup victory in New Westminster. The team bus pulled into Peterborough early this morning. On Friday night, the Lakers claimed the Canadian championship with a 14-10 victory in game 6 over the Salmonbellies.

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AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR TO MAKE STOP IN PETERBOROUGH
9/18/2017 7:06:19 AM
Peterborough will be playing host to an award-winning Canadian writer later this week. Mystery author Maggie Wheeler will be launching her newest book entitled All My Worldly Goods. She says the focus of the work focuses on British Home Children brought to Canada.

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NEW PARKING BYLAW WILL DOMINATE DISCUSSION AT PLANNING COMMITTEE
9/18/2017 6:58:18 AM
Parking rules will be the main topic of conversation this evening at City Hall. Councillors will meet as Planning Committee and comb over a newly proposed bylaw which would prohibit parking vehicles on front lawns.

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BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HELD IN SUPPORT OF FIVE COUNTIES CHILDREN'S CENTRE
9/18/2017 6:50:04 AM
Local basketball players laced up their sneakers to raise money for kids in need. A 3-on-3 tournament was held yesterday at Trent University in support of Five Counties Children's Centre. Executive Director Dave Adams says events like this help raise awareness.

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POLICE INVESTIGATE HIT-AND-RUN NEAR BETHUNE AND CHARLOTTE
9/18/2017 6:41:56 AM
Peterborough Police are still looking for information regarding a recent hit and run. On Friday afternoon, a pedestrian was hit by a car while crossing Bethune and Charlotte. The vehicle involved is described as a silver sedan and was being operated by an old white woman.

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HUNDREDS TAKE PART IN ANNUAL TERRY FOX RUN
9/18/2017 6:19:13 AM
The nice weather certainly brought out the crowds to watch and participate in the Terry Fox Run. The annual event took place yesterday at Nicholls Oval. Hundreds of runners took part while organizers believe about $21,000 was brought in to help in the fight against cancer.

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HIGHWAY 7 REOPENS FOLLOWING FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT
9/18/2017 6:11:37 AM
A woman is dead after she was hit by a tractor-trailer in Otonabee-South Monaghan. Peterborough County OPP say the 56 year-old victim was trying to cross Highway 7 at Lancaster Road around 8 o'clock last night when she was struck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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FATAL CRASH SHUTS DOWN HWY 7 EAST OF THE CITY
9/17/2017 10:28:27 PM
A 56 year old woman has died as a result of an incident on Highway 7. Officials say that the woman was crossing Highway 7 near Lancaster Road when she was struck by a tractor trailer unit.

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BIG BAND DAY HITS PETERBOROUGH SQUARE
9/16/2017 10:02:24 AM
Are you a fan of brass musical instruments? Well today is Big Band Day from 1pm-4pm with live perfomances happening at Peterborough Square DBIA Execute Terry Guiel, provides details of the event The event is free for the public to attend ...

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POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR HIT AND RUN SUSPECT
9/16/2017 8:38:30 AM
Police are asking for help in identifying a suspect in a mid-afternoon hit and run. Officials say the incident took place just before 4pm at Bethune and Charlotte Streets yesterday.

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PETES LOSE ONLY PRE-SEASON HOME GAME
9/15/2017 7:23:46 AM
The Petes hit the ice for their only pre-season home game. Peterborough was dropped 6-5 last night in a shootout by the Oshawa Generals. Head Coach Jody Hull says despite the loss, there were some positives to take away.

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SMITH WINS PC NOMINATION FOR PETERBOROUGH-KAWARTHA
9/15/2017 7:14:45 AM
The provincial election is creeping closer and now the Progressive Conservatives have chosen their candidate. Members elected 47 year-old Dave Smith at a nomination meeting last night at the Evinrude Centre. He beat out Ag Society President Ryan Moore and engineer Derek Andreoli.

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ANNUAL TERRY FOX RUN GOES THIS WEEKEND
9/15/2017 6:32:49 AM
The legend of Terry Fox continues to inspire Canadians. This weekend across the country, many will participate in the annual Terry Fox Run. Here in Peterborough, the run will take place at Nicholls Oval Park on Sunday starting at 8 a.m.

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GOLF TOURNAMENT TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT CANCER RESEARCH
9/15/2017 6:19:56 AM
A memorial golf tournament is being held later today in memory of a local boy. The event is being held in memory of Harrison McKinnon, a 2 year-old who died in June while battling lymphoma. His father, Barrett, says the date of the tournament has a true meaning.

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LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS GET $25,000 FROM STARTER COMPANY PLUS PROGRAM
9/15/2017 5:25:21 AM
The Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre has picked seven grant recipients as part of its Starter Company Plus program. A total of $25,000 will be handed out in the second intake of the entrepreneurship initiative.

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MBC NAMED TO PROFIT 500 LIST
9/15/2017 5:17:09 AM
My Broadcasting Corporation, the parent company of EXTRA 90.5 and Oldies 96.7, has reached a new milestone for the company.

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POLICE ASKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING STOLEN VEHICLE
9/14/2017 2:55:44 PM
The Peterborough Police Service is asking for the public?s assistance in locating a vehicle stolen out of the driveway of a Trailview Drive home. The vehicle, a 2012 brown, four-door Chevrolet Malibu Ontario Licence Plate #CBCP 235 was stolen sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 12:40 p.m.

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SUSPECTS CHARGED IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION
9/14/2017 2:02:29 PM
A 22 year old man and his teenaged girlfriend have been arrested following a human trafficking investigation.

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COPS BREAK UP GROW OP IN COKL
9/14/2017 1:55:03 PM
Three men of the GTA are in court today following a drug bust at a property in Bethany yesterday which police say housed an alleged grow op.

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LAKERS WIN THIRD STRAIGHT AT MANN CUP
9/14/2017 7:34:26 AM
The Lakers have moved within a win of bringing home the Mann Cup. Peterborough edged New Westminster last night 11-10 in Game 5 to grab a 3-2 series lead. Curtis Dickson and Adam Jones each had three goals. Game 6 will go tomorrow night starting at 10:30 eastern.

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MONSEF INVITES YOU TO FOOD POLICY TOWN HALL
9/14/2017 7:25:53 AM
Whether you grow food, sell food, buy food or eat food, Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef says she wants you to be a part of her latest town hall meeting. Monsef says the feds are working on a Food Policy for Canada, and she wants to bring Peterborough's voice to Ottawa.

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PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVES TO HOLD NOMINATION MEETING
9/14/2017 6:58:32 AM
With the provincial election less than a year away, the local Progressive Conservative Party is about to pick their candidate. Tonight is the Tory nomination meeting at the Evinrude Centre. Derek Andreoli, an Engineer and St. Pete's grad, is one of three men vying for the spot.

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DAN O'TOOLE WILL BE KEYNOTE SPEAK AT 'FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS'
9/14/2017 6:47:27 AM
The outline for this year's 'Friday Night Lights' has been revealed. The annual affair is organized by Team55 Let's Tackle Suicide Awareness.

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LOCAL MAN NAMED 'IRON CHEF'
9/14/2017 6:39:15 AM
This year's 'Iron Chef' has been crowned. The annual competition was held yesterday at the Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market.

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TWO INJURED FOLLOWING WORK SITE ACCIDENT
9/14/2017 5:19:23 AM
The Ministry of Labour has been called in to investigate an accident that left two workers injured at a work site. The workers were hurt yesterday just after 4 p.m. when a crane swung unexpectedly while they were at the Mount Community Centre.

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WOMAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION TO STOLEN U-HAUL
9/14/2017 4:24:36 AM
A 34-year-old Peterborough woman is facing theft charges following an investigation involving a stolen U-Haul. Police say they received a call yesterday from the U-Haul head office in Toronto claiming one of their rental trucks had been stolen.

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ANOTHER APPEAL DENIED FOR DEL MASTRO
9/13/2017 3:48:20 PM
It appears that former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro will be returning to jail to serve the remainder of his sentence. In 2014, Del Mastro was found guilty of overspending on his 2008 election campaign and took steps to cover it up.

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MANN CUP ALL SQUARE AT 2
9/13/2017 7:35:16 AM
The Lakers have evened the Mann Cup at two following a 9-7 win last night against New Westminster. Curtis Dickson and Thomas Hoggarth each had two goals for Peterborough. Evan Kirk, who was pulled early in game two, rebounded with 49 saves. Game 5 goes tonight at 10:30.

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HEALTH UNIT OFFERS TIPS ON HEALTHY LUNCHES
9/13/2017 7:27:17 AM
Packing school lunches can be something requires a lot of thought, especially if you want your child to have a fully balanced meal. Experts with Peterborough Public Health are issuing some reminders. Registered Dietician Lauren Kennedy says some basic principles remain tested and true.

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CARELESS SMOKING COULD HAVE PLAYED A ROLE IN LAKEFIELD FIRE
9/13/2017 7:18:55 AM
The fire that broke out at the Lakefield District Public School construction site might have been caused by careless smoking. The blaze erupted on Monday night and it took crews hours to put it out.

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POLICE SEARCH FOR STOLEN BIKES
9/13/2017 7:11:44 AM
Peterborough Police are asking for help from the public in locating a couple of stolen bikes and accessories.

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ORGANIZERS TO RELEASE INFO ON 'FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS'
9/13/2017 7:03:40 AM
Details of the annual Friday Night Lights event in Peterborough will be unveiled at a press conference this afternoon. Organizers will be gathering at 1 o'clock.

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COUNTDOWN IS ON TO UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
9/13/2017 6:54:40 AM
We're just under a week away from the United Way of Peterborough and District letting us know how much they are trying to raise through the 2017 campaign.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION TO BE HELD ON BRIDGENORTH BYPASS
9/13/2017 6:23:24 AM
Those in Peterborough County will soon be able to have their say on the Bridgenorth bypass. There will be a public information session coming up next week where details of the bypass, which would link the James A. Gifford Causeway with Chemong Road.

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GRAND CHIEF PATRICK MADAHBEE TO SPEAK IN PETERBOROUGH
9/13/2017 6:14:50 AM
Peterborough Public Health will be hosting a special speaker at an upcoming meeting, who will shed light on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action. Communications Manager Brittany Cadence says this will be a great opportunity to hear from Grand Chief Patrick Madahbee.

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