Red Wings Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Come Back to Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

Red Wings Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Come Back to Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Detroit Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg (40) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during shootout NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Henrik Zetterberg scored the deciding goal in the shootout with a backhand as the Detroit Red Wings came back from a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday.

Thomas Vanek also scored against Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck in the shootout and Patrik Laine had Winnipeg’s marker against Petr Mrazek.

Tomas Tatar, Anthony Mantha and Vanek scored in regulation for Detroit (13-11-3), which has at least one point in seven of its last eight games (5-1-2).

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Eddy the Goat Visits Winnipeg Students

Eddy the Goat Visits Winnipeg Students

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A Linden Christian School student pets Eddy the goat during an annual visit with World Vision Canada on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — An unusual visitor stopped in at Linden Christian School on Tuesday.

Eddy the goat — yes, a goat — was the star of a lunch hour pet n’ greet for students who raised $15,000 for the World Vision Gift Catalogue this year.

Focusing on “compassionate community members,” the students spent time with one of the animals they have given as gifts to families in developing countries as part of their fundraising efforts.

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Woman Trapped Outside Dies: Storm Warnings, Extreme Cold Continue on Prairies

Woman Trapped Outside Dies: Storm Warnings, Extreme Cold Continue on Prairies

By The Canadian Press

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A person waits for a bus in blustery conditions in Winnipeg on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (CHRISD.CA)

Freezing temperatures and poor weather conditions that have hit the Prairies in recent days are believed to have contributed to a woman’s death and caused school closures and service delays.

Paramedics say a woman in her 80s was trapped for at least an hour outside a home near Didsbury in central Alberta on Monday.

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‘Find the Courage’: Winnipeg Police Appeal for Help in 18-Year-Old Killing

‘Find the Courage’: Winnipeg Police Appeal for Help in 18-Year-Old Killing

By The Canadian Press

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Tania Marsden is shown in a Manitoba RCMP handout photo. Winnipeg police are asking for members of the public to help solve the killing of an indigenous teen 18 years ago. Tania Marsden was last seen celebrating her 18th birthday at a Winnipeg hotel in September, 1998. (RCMP HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg police are asking for members of the public to help solve the killing of an indigenous teen 18 years ago.

Tania Marsden was last seen celebrating her 18th birthday at a Winnipeg hotel in September 1998. Her body was found weighed down with a cement block in the Assiniboine River several weeks later.

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Winnipeg Snowfall Prompts Major Cleanup Operation

Winnipeg Snowfall Prompts Major Cleanup Operation

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Commuters make their way to a bus stop in south Winnipeg on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Commuters woke up to a snowy reality check from Old Man Winter Tuesday morning as the first real dose of seasonal weather arrived overnight.

After a relatively warm and dry fall, the Prairies are receiving a dose of what the first week in December should normally look like.

About 15-30 cm of snow is expected to fall on the city and southern Manitoba over the next two days, not easing up until late Wednesday and possibly into Thursday with some lingering flurries.

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RAW:almond Tickets Being Sold Online This Year

RAW:almond Tickets Being Sold Online This Year

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RAW:almond is January 20 to February 13, 2017.

Winnipeg’s favourite built-on-the-river-ice restaurant is back for another season.

RAW:almond returns in 2017 with a brand new innovative design and dining menu, treating those who visit with the delicious fare of 26 world-class chefs.

The pop-up river restaurant is the genius idea of deer + almond chef Mandel Hitzer and designer Joe Kalturnyk.

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Manitoba Premier Says He is Not Alone in Wanting Delay in Marijuana Bill

Manitoba Premier Says He is Not Alone in Wanting Delay in Marijuana Bill

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The federal government should postpone legislation to legalize marijuana, planned for the spring, because there are still too many details to work out, says Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister.

“We’ve done a fair bit of preparatory work here and research, and the more we do, the more we unlock complexities that need to be addressed that are not minor things,” Pallister told reporters Tuesday.

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Families to Spend Up to $420 More on Groceries, Restaurants in 2017, Report Says

Families to Spend Up to $420 More on Groceries, Restaurants in 2017, Report Says

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

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Vegetables are on display for sale at the Jean Talon Market on January 11, 2016 in Montreal.The typical Canadian family will spend up to $420 more on groceries and dining out next year, getting little relief from a recent drop in the cost of food, suggests a new report released Monday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

TORONTO – The typical Canadian family will spend up to $420 more on groceries and dining out next year, getting little relief from a recent drop in the cost of food, suggests a new report released Monday.

A study by researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax estimates food inflation will increase in 2017, driven by a fallingloonie and U.S. president-elect Donald Trump’s first year in the White House.

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