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Hike For Hospice Fundraiser 
05/1/2016
Six communities in Grey-Bruce to hike on National day to raise funds for palliative care.
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12 Women On Banknote List
04/30/2016
No Agnes Macphail but Nellie McClung makes short list of women for Banknote. 
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Trees for Sale Today
04/30/2016
Saugeen Conservation and Grey Sauble Authority are selling trees on Saturday. 
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FEASIBILITY STUDY CAUSES DELAY
4/30/2016
The proposed construction of a Hotel-Conference Centre on a portion of the former Victoria Public School lands in Goderich has hit a snag. Mayor Kevin Morrison tells myFM that Town Council has agreed to an extension of one of the conditions to the agreement of purchase and sale.
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PART-TIME SPECIALIST HIRED FOR PROJECT
4/30/2016
When our area Mayors visited EPCOR Headquarters in Edmonton they were impressed. The elected officials were doing their due diligence to explore the functions of the utility they had entered into a franchise agreement with for prospective Natural Gas Delivery.
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Goderich Results For EmployerOne Survey
04/30/2016
65 per cent of respondents in Goderich are have difficult time filling positions.
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A WIN-WIN FOR TREES AND RESIDENTS
4/29/2016 
The Tall Tree Day in Kincardine is tomorrow. The Penetangore Watershed Group provided the opportunity for residents to purchase trees at a reduced cost, thanks to contributions from Bruce Power and the Municipal Public Works Department.a
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GBHS Visitor Policy May Change
04/29/2016
GBHS says it is looking at the idea of getting rid of visiting hour limitations.
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PINE RIVER WATERSHED INITIATIVE NETWORK HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED INTERNATIONALLY
4/29/2016
The Pine River Watershed Initiative Network is being honoured for taking the bull by the horns. Many years ago the volunteer group undertook a tree-planting project in Huron Kinloss. Mayor Mitch Twolan says the planting program has been so successful it has been recognized internationally.
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MUSIC HOP AT KINCARDINE LEGION TOMORROW NIGHT
4/29/2016
The Kincardine Legion will be doing a blast from the past when they host a 50's and 60's Music Hop. Bob Fletcher from the Legion tells myFM News that Little Peter and the Elegants will be on stage.
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Fraudsters Improving CRA Scam
04/29/2016
Retired officer warns of fraudsters citing badge number, put OPP on call display.
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ONE OF DUNCAN HAWTHORNE'S LAST OFFICIAL DUTIES FOR BRUCE POWER
4/29/2016
Day of Mourning Commemorations have been held at Bruce Power, in Hanover, and in Owen Sound. April 28th is the International Day of Mourning for workers killed on the job.
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MANDARIN WALK FOR MS IN KINCARDINE ALL SET FOR SUNDAY AT DAVIDSON CENTRE
4/28/2016
They are looking for people to take part in this years Mandarin Walk for MS in Kincardine. Sabrina Poirier tells myFM News that they love holding the event in Kincardine due the natural beauty of the shore of Lake Huron.
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KINCARDINE COUNCIL LOOKING AT ANOTHER WIND TURBINE STUDY
4/28/2016
The Swallow Acoustics Infrasound Study on stray emissions from the Armow Wind Farm is being criticized on two fronts. Last fall Kincardine Council commissioned the study to measure existing infrasound in the area prior to the big blades being switched on last December.
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NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING TODAY
4/28/2016
Every year an average of 902 workers are killed on the job in Canada. Today is the National Day of Mourning for workers who have lost their lives in the pursuit of gainful employment. 
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KINCARDINE THEATRE GUILD PRESENTS MRS PARLIAMENT'S NIGHT OUT
4/28/2016
The latest Kincardine Theatre Guild production is getting set to hit the stage. Mrs.Parliament's Night Out is written by Norm Foster. Director Jim Peddie tells myFM News that the show is funny with some serious parts as well. 
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No Penalties For Goderich Council
04/28/2016
Former council removed repercussions for violating member's Code of Conduct. 
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More Parking Fines near Sifto Mine
04/28/2016
Council considers fine hike, hears some people are removing wipers to avoid ticket.
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CANS ARE COOL FOR SUMMERFEST
4/27/2016
A request from the Goderich Kinsmen Club to be able to served canned beer at Summerfest has been approved by elected representatives.
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FANSHAWE COLLEGE APPROVES 2016-17 STRATEGIC PLAN
4/27/2016
The 2016/17 Strategic plan has been approved by the Fanshawe College Board of Governors. The plan includes investments in infrastructure expansions, as well as other ways to support students and staff members.
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GODERICH TOPS THE LIST OF ONTARIO'S QUAINTEST TOWNS ON MSN
4/27/2016 
Topping the list of Ontario's quaintest towns is Goderich. The list was compiled by MSN.com and used the criteria of towns that offer that perfect balance between old-fashioned charm, quirky culture, and a welcoming community.
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SAUGEEN SHORES POLICE CHARGE A MAN WITH DRUG POSESSION
4/27/2016 
Saugeen Shores police attended at a residence on Victoria Street to assist Bruce County EMS. A female attending a party required medical attention after apparently consuming a combination of alcohol and illicit drugs.
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Goderich In Need of Doctors 
04/27/2016
Two doctors tour town, after numerous vacanies left in local health system. 
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ASHLEY MACISSAC RETURNS TO KINCARDINE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL THIS JULY
4/27/2016
They are starting to get the tartan out for the 2016 Kincardine Scottish Festival. This year it takes place on the Canada Day long weekend.
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Unit 8 at Bruce Back Online 
04/27/2016
$116 million maintenance work on Unit 8 is complete, unit producing power. 
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Warning for Kids, Pets in Hot Cars
04/27/2016
OPP say it only takes 10 minutes for suffocation to happen in sweltering car. 
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