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Brandon Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Step-Grandson, Stepdaughter

Brandon Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Step-Grandson, Stepdaughter

Brandon Police Service CrestAllegations of sexual assault against a young boy in Brandon have revealed the same man may have also sexually assaulted the boy’s mother.

Brandon police say they began investigating in March after a complaint that the boy — who was between the ages of three and five — was sexually assaulted by his step-grandfather between 2011 and 2014.

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Pallister in Brandon to Announce New K-8 School

Pallister in Brandon to Announce New K-8 School

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The Manitoba government is sharing more plans for a future school to be built in southeast Brandon for kindergarten to Grade 8 students.

Premier Brian Pallister was in the Wheat City on Thursday, where he made the announcement at the future site of the school, located at Maryland Avenue and Ninth Street.

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Sheldon Kennedy to Receive Courage Award from Manitoba College

Sheldon Kennedy to Receive Courage Award from Manitoba College

By Tyler Sutherland

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Sheldon Kennedy will receive the Courage Award from Assiniboine Community College on October 25. (ACC)

Former NHL hockey player and sexual abuse survivor Sheldon Kennedy is being honoured by Assiniboine Community College this fall.

Kennedy is the recipient of the Courage Award, which was established last year to commend and honour people who demonstrate courage in all its forms in their business, community, professional or personal life.

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Brandon Man Robbed After Meeting Woman Online

Brandon Man Robbed After Meeting Woman Online

Brandon Police Service CrestA Brandon man was assaulted and robbed after meeting a woman through an online dating website, who police say, later returned with accomplices.

Police say the victim met the woman Monday morning when she arrived at his home with another female. They allegedly stole a computer and later came back with three other people.

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Powering Up Portage la Prairie: New Tesla Charging Station on the Way

Powering Up Portage la Prairie: New Tesla Charging Station on the Way

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A new Tesla charging station will go online in Portage la Prairie this summer. (HANDOUT)

Construction on a new six-stall Tesla Supercharger Station will soon begin in Portage la Prairie.

Winnipeg-based real estate development company Shindico has partnered with the automobile maker to bring the charging station to a parcel of land they own at Portage’s Westfield Crossing shopping centre.

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Stolen SUV Crashes into Brandon Transit Bus

Stolen SUV Crashes into Brandon Transit Bus

Brandon Police Service CrestA stolen Mazda SUV slammed into a Brandon transit bus on Monday morning, sending the driver of the vehicle to hospital with injuries.

Police say the two-vehicle collision happened shortly after 6 a.m. at the intersection of 26th Street and Princess Avenue as the SUV was travelling in excess of 120 km/h.

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Flying Tire Damages Parked Brandon Police Cruiser

Flying Tire Damages Parked Brandon Police Cruiser

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A Brandon police vehicle was damaged Sunday when a tire flew off a truck along Highway 1. (BPS / HANDOUT)

A Brandon police cruiser was struck by a wayward tire off a passing truck Sunday morning along the Trans-Canada Highway.

Police say one of their officers called for assistance after their cruiser suffered a flat tire on a service road adjacent to the highway. When a second police unit responded and parked, a rear tire from a passing truck came loose from the south side service road and bounced across the ditch, the eastbound and westbound lanes of the highway, and hit the responding police vehicle as it was parked.

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