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Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla by Brian Wheat

No, it’s not a play on words. Brian Wheat was actually conceived by the neighborhood milkman according to the bass player of Tesla and we’ll get closer to Brian in a minute. I have always been a huge fan of Tesla since the Mechanical Resonance album came out in 1986. Not only was it a great guitar riff-driven album, but ...

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Cher+Night Ranger+TSO+Whitesnake+H13= the Kick A$$ album Running Games

I am sure I got your attention;  But Cher you say? What does she have to do with some follicly gifted dude that played/plays in all of these hard rock bands? Well as a matter of fact, Joel Hoekstra is quite sought out for his guitar slinging abilities, and along with playing lead guitar for the legendary band Whitesnake and ...

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There Will Be Greyhound Hockey After All

**Opinion Piece represents only the thoughts of the writer and not Wawa News as a company** I don‘t need confirmation from the Hounds Public Relations department, the Ontario Hockey League, Doug Ford, or the Minister of Health for that matter. Things started to change the other day when OHL guiding light and commissioner Dave Branch came out of his hibernation ...

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Railroaded – Well, Hee Haw!

      A group of self-proclaimed advocates is demanding the government immediately restore Ontario Northland Railway (ONR) passenger service, have that publicly-funded agency buy CN’s Algoma Central line from Sault Ste. Marie to Hearst, restore the passenger train on that line and push a private freight operator off the Sudbury-Soo line.  These grand pronouncements are in their submission to ...

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Railroaded – Strange Bedfellows

Vic Fedeli has dug himself into a pit with endless promises to restore Ontario Northland Railway (ONR) passenger service “before the next election.”  He’s now appealing for help from Liberal Speaker of the House of Commons Anthony Rota.  Politics, passenger trains, and ill-advised promises make strange bedfellows.   The good news is MP Anthony Rota has offered to assist the ...

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Railroaded – Nose Stretchers?

Frank magazine employed an effective and evocative word when reporting on dubious political statements back in its heyday:  nose stretchers.   What’s a nose stretcher?  Think of Pinocchio when he told tall tales.  Think of actor Leslie Nielsen in the movie, Airplane, whose proboscis grew each time he uttered soothing words to calm the frightened passengers without regard for the ...

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Update !!! Hounds Players To Step On the Ice Very Soon

🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Yeah  I know ; click bait. But it’s all done tongue and cheeky you know 🤣. I was just having my coffee this Christmas Eve and it dawned on me and my thick skull ; hey I can watch the Hounds on ice ; World Junior Ice that is. Unfortunately, they will not be representing Canada, but hey it’s ...

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This GO GO Still Has the Beat & Brings the Heat !!

Holy schnikes ! as good old Tommy Boy would say. Yes some people tend 2 age gracefully and the Go Go’s bassist is certainly one of them. I had a chance to chat with Kathy Valentine yesterday about her autobiography “All I Ever Wanted” Concerning Belinda Carlisle and the rest of the Go Go’s (Jane, Charlotte, Gina, Kathy) ; if ...

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A great conjunction

  2020 will be a year that will never be forgotten. For the past months, the entire world has suffered a high level of stress and anxiety from this pandemic. Normal routines of going to work, school, restaurants, concerts, sporting events and movies came to a screaming halt. Other than reading, playing games or binge-watching TV, people began looking skyward, ...

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A Telescope for Christmas

As we move closer to the most wonderful time of the year, what do you get that budding astronomer? I always suggest for those who have an interest in the night sky, to begin with a pair of wide-angle binoculars such as 7X35. This translates to seven power magnification with 35-millimetre objectives lenses located in the front. These are not ...

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Rob Halford : Book ReView and InterView

Piss up you blag knocks & bloody rags. Yonks blimey chinwags rubbed bollocks eh ? Right ?? I have to admit that when I starting reading Confess, I ran for my British dictionary immediately. I mean, if they can translate books into Japanese and Spanish, while the bloody hell not North American English ? Actually I already knew what a ...

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Antiquity Meets High Tech

Over the past decades, we have witnessed and embraced the advancement of technology in cars, TVs, computers and cell phones. The list goes on and on. We have the opportunity to learn anything via reputable websites over the internet as well as YouTube videos. Although technology has changed, the night sky has appeared the same for countless millennia.   Back ...

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Mars the Red Planet

  Over the past few months, the planet Mars has been steadily brightening and is now at its peak. While it takes Earth 365 days to orbit once around the sun, Mars lies farther away from the sun taking 687 days to complete one lap. Every 26 months and an odd number of days, Earth catches up with slower Mars, ...

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