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Monday Morning News – August 28

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 21. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine – Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to southeast 10 near noon then becoming light near midnight. Wind becoming southwest 10 Tuesday evening. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less this afternoon. News Tidbits – Business is almost back to normal after a ...

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UPDATE 9:45 a.m. – Vehicle Collides with wall of Valumart

Aug 27, 2017 @ 09:45 At 9:11 a.m. another update to the situation at John’s ValuMart was posted to FB. Johns Valumart is open for business today. We ask the public to please be patient as there is limited access to the produce area. We are working as quickly as possible to restore the produce department back to normal. Please ...

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Au Canada, nous devons tout faire pour éviter la politique raciale amère

Une voiture qui fonce sur des contre-manifestants antiracistes dans un rassemblement de militants pour la suprématie blanche à Charlottesville, en Caroline du Nord, montre bien à quel point les tensions raciales s’intensifient au sud de la frontière. La réaction du président Trump — qui a blâmé les deux côtés — n’a rien fait pour apaiser la situation. Les propos du ...

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Canada should do all we can to avoid bitter racial politics

The car attack on counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, North Carolina highlights the rising temperature in race relations that is taking place south of the border.  The response from President Trump – assigning blame to both sides – did little to calm the situation.  Instead, the President only ratchetted up the idea that America is increasingly divided ...

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Sunday Morning News – August 27

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 early this morning and to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to east 15 overnight. Wind east 15 Monday.

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Today is the Great Trail Opening Ceremony!

  The Great Trail is a trail that goes from one end of Canada to the other, and we are lucky that here in Wawa, Ontario, we have a section of the trail that passes through us. There are land and water trails, and our section is a beautiful water trail that goes from Naturally Superior Adventures (NSA) to Buck’s ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 26

Weather – Sunny. High 20. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots this evening then increasing to southeast 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Sunday evening. Waves less than one half metre building to one Sunday morning and to 2 Sunday evening. News Tidbits – There may be some delays ...

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How Others See Us

My lawnmower was acting up, and my handy son number one (who can fix anything) took a look and diagnosed, “It needs a new spark plug” – and out he went to purchase one. When he returned, he had a big grin on his face. “Mom, there is a red German “Feuer wehr” van in front of Canadian Tire, you ...

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Men’s Night Golf – August 24

87 Players 1st FLIGHT: Scott Carruthers, Bill Carruthers-5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Spencer Hall, Jarret Asselin, Anders Morden-3 under par 33 3rdFLIGHT: Al MacDonald, James Morden, Jeff Lamon-2 under par 34 4th FLIGHT: Eric Mitrikas, Victor Sillanpaa, Tony Thomas-3 under par 33 5th FLIGHT: Andre Bedard, Kevin Auger, Don Humphries-1 under par 35 6th FLIGHT: Spike Spreng, Joey McCoy, ...

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Dream Vacation Lottery

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will be in the community promoting its Annual Dream Vacation Lottery.  Tickets are available at local businesses and hospital admitting.  Watch for volunteers selling tickets at local businesses and community events. With only 2000 tickets printed your odds for winning are great.   By purchasing a ticket today you are helping to fund ...

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2017 Solar Eclipse from Wawa

The solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, was visible within a band across the United States from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Much of Canada was able to see this as a partial solar eclipse. In Wawa, Marcus Grundt took photographs every 15 minutes during the event, using welding glass to protect the camera and lens. Below are the resulting ...

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Friday Morning News – August 25

Aug 25, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – It is a chilly 4C out there this morning. Just glad it doesn’t feel like the -2 in Timmins with the windchill 🙁 Today is expected to be sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 20. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots Saturday evening. Waves less than one ...

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EC – Issues Frost Advisory for much of Northern Ontario

Aug 24, 2017 @ 22:24 Issued at 10:21 PM EDT Thursday 24 August 2017 Frost advisory in effect for: Sioux Lookout – Savant Lake Armstrong – Auden – Wabakimi Park Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa Manitouwadge – Hornepayne White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst Timmins – Cochrane Chapleau – Gogama Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Clear ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – August 23

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We have enjoyed sharing Morning Worship with  the Congregation of St. Paul’s during the months of July & August. Only one more ...

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Ladies Golf – August 23

Number of players – 55 1st in 1st  Flight – Suzanne Lacasse, Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier – 39 2nd in 1st Flight – Helene Morin, Sue Lord, Nancy Morin – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Josee Legault, Valerie Levesque, Sonya Gendron – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Linda Guindon, Joan Jewell, Sandra Case – 44 2nd in 2nd Flight ...

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