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Headlines July 17:

-More than ½ of Manitobans feel less safe now than they did 3 years ago, Probe Research poll suggests.

-Woman, 79, dies from injuries 1 month after fatal bus crash near Carberry. RCMP say the woman is 17th victim of the bus crash last month.

-$40M in upgrades underway on Rivers Dam, after record flooding on Little Saskatchewan in 2020 caused concerns the dam would fail. | ‘I was warned about Winnipeg’: Cross-country cyclist’s bike stolen in Manitoba.

-ACC’s Prairie Innovation Centre receives $100K from Simplot Canada. The new ag training facility nearing $20M fundraising goal.

-Protesters are preparing for city officials to take down the barricade blocking the entrance road to Brady Road landfill today, say teepees and a wigwam next to the road will stay as a memorial and a new camp will be built outside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

-Redblacks rally to stun Blue Bombers 31-28 in overtime.

Camp Day is WEDNESDAY! Greg Crisanti from Tim Hortons’s Westman joined the show to talk about Tim’s Camps and how important it is to have kids attend these special places with your support. 100% of every hot or iced coffee purchased also goes to the foundation. That day look for a raffle table and  volunteers and special guests to help out during Camp Day. On July 19th weather permitting Tim’s will be cleaning vehicles windows in the drive thru again for donations. AND celebrate Camp Day with FREE samples! Along with tons of prizes and excitement, join us during our sample hour, 1:30-2:30pm for delicious treats and beverages!

HEAD for the BORDER. The International Peace Garden has introduced a feature on its website that describes what’s in bloom each week. It’s online guidance guidance on when the 80,000 plants that went in the ground over the last six weeks matured. Officials say the best time to see everything in peak bloom is from late July through August. Here’s more:

ANOTHER BIG BURGER-Sun Seeker Porky Jr. took down a monster burger in SK over the weekend and came on the show to discuss the Triple Windsor. And you don’t have to drive far to get one in Fleming SK.

Today is World Emoji Day! It is a day to celebrate all emojis and to use and spread the enjoyment of their use to others. July 17 was chosen because it was on that date in 2002 that iCal for Mac was announced. World Emoji Day was created in 2014 by Jeremy Burge, the founder of Emojipedia, a site that keeps track of all emojis and their definitions. According to emojipedia.org, an emoji is “a standardized set of characters that is available on iOS, Android, Windows and macOS. While the artwork for each emoji character varies by platform, the meaning of each symbol remains the same.” Today there are close to 5000 emojis. Some of our favorites are:

A cruise ship in Manitoba!?!?! Yes it happened. The luxury boat originating from Greenland made a stop in Churchill over the weekend, something that hasn’t happened in well over a decade. The Silver Endeavour, a 10-deck luxury polar cruise ship with a 200-passenger capacity, is a first for Churchill in 15 to 20 years. More below, and a tour of this ship is in the video under the article. Entry level pricing is $2700 USD all the way up to a 2 week Arctic cruise for $25K USD.


The World’s Largest Ship Named “Icon Of The Seas” sets sail in January 2024 and will carry 5610 passengers and 2350 crew members. It’s 5 times larger and heavier than the Titanic, weighing 250,800 tons, while the Titanic weighed 50,210 tons. It has 19 floors with more than 40 bars, restaurants and bowling alleys; it will have 6 slides, 7 swimming pools and 9 hot tubs. It promises more than 40 ways to dine, drink and entertain, many of them included in the cruise fare with each ticket costs $5,195 CAD!

STILL with CRUISES! Hallmark Channel fans are excited about the first-ever Christmas-themed cruise with all the channel’s holiday spirit is setting sail next year. The Hallmark Channel, known for its holiday season films, announced it will host a themed Christmas cruise that will set sail in November 2024. 4 night cruises departing from Miami will features Christmas décor, meet and greet with the stars, crafts, Christmas food and everything you could ever want in a “Christmas Cruise” minus the snow.


PLUS +60? Incredible heat in the US Southwest. A Heat Dome Could Threaten All-Time Records, Including Las Vegas as a hot dome of high pressure is the culprit for this heat wave.


I have to eat the whole bag. But what if it’s the biggest bag of chips ever? The World’s Largest Bag Of Potato Chips Held Over 2,500 lbs of snacks. It took employees at Corkers Crisps about 20 hours to make the record-setting bag of chips.


Another Hidden Camera Claim! ‘We had no idea if someone was actually watching us.’ A Woman sayd she found a Hidden Camera in Her Airbnb Rental. There have been quite a few viral stories lately about people finding hidden cameras, GPS trackers, AirTags, and all kinds of other surveillance gadgets in their cars, homes, and other places. And a woman took to TikTok and shared a video about how she and a friend found a hidden camera in a light fixture. But was it a camera?


AIR B’n B Handled it.

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