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33 Charged with Drunk Driving in Manitoba Over Long Weekend

33 Charged with Drunk Driving in Manitoba Over Long Weekend

By Sarah Klein

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Manitoba RCMP were kept busy over the May long weekend, despite the dreary weather seen throughout much of the province.

From May 16-22, officers were focused on increased enforcement looking for high-risk driving behaviours.

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Talk, Country Rule Winnipeg Airwaves in Spring Radio Ratings

Talk, Country Rule Winnipeg Airwaves in Spring Radio Ratings

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Commercial-free radio, news talk and country music round out the top three radio stations in Winnipeg.

The latest spring radio ratings book, released on Thursday, shows that listeners still have their favourites on the dial. CBC Radio One increased its share compared to last spring, while 680 CJOB dipped slightly. QX 104 remained strong as the #1 FM radio station in Winnipeg.

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New App Allows for Virtual Dig at Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

New App Allows for Virtual Dig at Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

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The new Fossil Discovery Adventure app accompanies visitors to the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden, Manitoba. (HANDOUT)

A new augmented reality smartphone app is adding another layer of interactivity for those who visit the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden.

The “Fossil Discovery Adventure” app is the first-of-its-kind for a Canadian museum, allowing visitors to collect AR fossils throughout CFDC by finding 12 digital dig sites and applying their knowledge of the exhibits to the app’s built-in trivia game.

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Winnipeg Man Charged After Woman Stabbed, Suspect Flees in Stolen Vehicle

Winnipeg Man Charged After Woman Stabbed, Suspect Flees in Stolen Vehicle

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A 20-year-old woman is in stable condition in hospital after being stabbed on Tuesday morning.

Winnipeg police were called to the 900 block of Dominion Street at around 2:35 a.m., where a passerby attempted to help the female victim, but was chased off. Police say the suspect, who was armed with a knife, then stolen the passerby’s vehicle and took off.

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Winnipeg Welding Company Supplying 300 Trailers to Canadian Military

Winnipeg Welding Company Supplying 300 Trailers to Canadian Military

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Load handling system trailer built for the Department of National Defence of Canada by Arne’s Welding Ltd. in Winnipeg. (ARNE’S WELDING LTD.)

A Winnipeg-based manufacturer has won a $20 million contract to produce 300 trailers for the Department of National Defence of Canada.

Arne’s Welding Ltd. will produce the load handling system trailers and provide spare parts for up to 30 years. The contract also includes an option for an additional 270 trailer units, potentially bringing the contract up to $38 million.

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Are 30-Somethings Earning More Than Their Parents? StatCan Study Says Yes

Are 30-Somethings Earning More Than Their Parents? StatCan Study Says Yes

By Jordan Press, The Canadian Press

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OTTAWA – A new study from Statistics Canada appears to suggest that 30- and 40-something Canadians are more likely to live the American dream of earning more than their parents than their counterparts south of the border.

The research released Tuesday by the national statistics office found that overall, Canadian children who turned 30 and 40 between 2000 and 2014, earned more than their parents did at the same age.

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