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TALL SHIPS KICK OFF MARINE HERITAGE FESTIVAL IN KINCARDINE
8/26/2016
The tall ships are back in Kincardine for another year of Marine Heritage! Stormy weather and mechanical problems forced the TS Playfair and the STV Pathfinder into Kincardine harbour in the summer of 2011. Volunteer Peter Humble spoke to myFM news about the history of the event.
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GREAT TOURISM WEEKEND FOR KINCARDINE
8/26/2016
It's a busy weekend for Kincardine Tourism, with the Marine Festival and Mass Band Gathering overlapping. Tourism Manager Kelly McDonald tells myFM her department has been busy preparing. McDonald says Ontario's Scottish Destination is known for its frugal attractions. 
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SAUGEEN SHORES EXTENDING WATER ALONG CONCESSION SIX?
8/26/2016
The parched August conditions the Lake Huron Shoreline has been experiencing are posing a particular problem for some Saugeen Shores residents. Those whose water is furnished from shallow wells on their properties along Concession Six are finding the supply is drying up. 
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FANSHAWE STILL ACCEPTING ENROLLMENT
8/25/2016
One of the programs that still has space is the business entrepreneurship management program in Goderich, Fanshawe's newest Huron-Bruce location. 
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OH CANADA, WE SING FOR THEE! FINAL SHOW TONIGHT
8/25/2016
A fantastic, nationalistic celebration of the singers and songwriters who have contributed to making Canada the best country in the world is coming to Bluewater Summer Playhouse! Join Leisa Way and her sensational guest singers, as they take you on a journey across the True North Strong and... 
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JEEP, SHOTGUNS, CROSSBOWS STOLEN IN BRUCEFIELD
8/25/2016
Huron County OPP say there's always more urgency in solving a theft when there's weapons involved. Police say early Monday morning a Brucefield resident was awakened to the sound of a vehicle leaving his farm property. 
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TRACTOR AND MOTORCYCLE COLLIDE RESULTING IN ONE DEATH
8/25/2016
Collisions between vehicles and farm machinery are a concern wherever they happen in Southwestern Ontario. A fatal accident in Grey County is a case in point. 
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U-S Responds To Sarnia's Hospitality
8/25/2016
Crowdfunding campaign looks to raise $8 thousand for bussig back of 1,500 Americans. 
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Health Canada Recalls Strollers
8/25/2016
6,000 strollers are being recalled because of falling hazard.  
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NATURAL GAS IN OUR AREA IS NOW A WAITING GAME
8/24/2016
It's a waiting game as far as bringing Natural Gas to our area. Our three local municipalities, Arran-Elderslie, Huron-Kinloss and Kincardine are backing an application by EPCOR, an Alberta-based utility, to bring service to what is the biggest area without the product in the Province.  
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Man Rescued In Grand Bend
8/24/2016
21 year old revived by life guard, off-duty paramedic before being taken to hospital. 
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UPDATE: No Swim Advisories In Huron
8/24/2016
Several no-swim noticed lifted, while others imposed. 
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Goderich Food Bank Prepares For School
8/24/2016
Food bank in need of school lunchables, break, dinner items ahead of school year. 
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IS GLOBAL ADJUSTMENT A CASH DRAIN ON YOUR POWER BILL?
8/23/2016
These days you need a masters degree in economics to understand your electricity bill. Francesca Dobbyn, Executive Director of the United Way for Bruce Grey says a system of Global Adjustment used in calculating power bills is a cash drain on those who can least afford it. 
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HURON-KINLOSS SEEKS TO STREAMLINE WINTER GATHERINGS
8/23/2016
Before we are too quick to chastise local government leaders for racking up big bills attending Municipal conferences, here's a story from Huron-Kinloss that may require us to hold our tongues. 
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Group Fights Wisconsin Water Diversion
8/23/2016
Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative has written to PM Trudeau, President Obama. 
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REST OF THE YEAR BY ARRANGEMENT
8/22/2016
You could almost see this one coming! Bruce Power has decided to offer its popular bus tours year-round. The summer program at the Visitors' Centre ends September 3rd and has seen over 3,000 participants take part in more than one hundred tours. 
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CAR CRASHES INTO KINCARDINE CEMETERY GATES
8/22/2016 
There's an old saying that a community's burial ground is among its most popular venues, people are just dying to get in. South Bruce OPP are investigating a collision at the gates of the Kincardine Cemetery. 
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BLOOD DONOR CLINICS START SOON
8/22/2016
There are three upcoming blood donor clinics in the area in the month of September. In Kincardine on Wednesday September 14th from 1:30pm to 7:30pm at the Davidson Centre, then on Thursday at the Plex in Port Elgin from 1pm to 7pm and finally in Goderich at the Knights of Columbus Hall on the 18th. 
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Huron CAO To Serve With AMO 
8/22/2016
CAO Brenda Orchard to sit on County Caucus of Association of Municipality of Ontario. 
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