Headlines Sept 12:
Next strike: Superstore. Nearly 4,000 MB from Real Canadian Superstore, No Frills, and Extra Foods, members of UFCW Local 832 voted more than 97% in favour of a strike mandate on Monday.
-A man from Melita is celebrating a lotto win of $100,000. Dwayne Jones bought the winning ticket from a grocery store kiosk in Brandon on Aug. 9 and says he’ll keep it safe in the bank, but added the windfall has already changed his day-to-day life.
-Brandon police officer cleared of perjury allegations – Independent Investigations Unit.
-6-year-old girl critical after struck by school bus near Steinbach, Man. high school. She was taken to hospital with serious injuries, then airlifted by STARS Air Ambulance to the Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg in critical condition.
-Manitoba’s three main political party leaders are to take part in their first leaders forum today, hosted by The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association.
-Driving instructors call for an end to MPI strike, say it’s hurting their business. Instructors join striking workers on the picket line in show of support.
DINE & DASH EPIDEMIC- The Manitoba Restaurant & Foodservices Association says it’s monitoring a disturbing trend in restaurants across the province: customers skipping out on paying for meals — sometimes leaving bills of hundreds of dollars unpaid. Dining and dashing is on the rise in Manitoba. And it’s hurting local restaurants and their staff! The MB restaurant industry is reporting an exploded of incidents in recent months, with some restaurants taking a bath on hefty bills every few days. Many are sharing with members and the media that $100 and $200 walkouts are not unheard of anymore, and it’s playing heavily on an industry still struggling.
TYLER GLEN SHOW DIGITAL FISHING Derby! Inspired by the big catch by Markus over the weekend at the Riverbank, we asked listeners/viewers to share fish pisc. So many pictures! Check out this thread on Facebook for some great catches!
Vegas Shutdown. Not by choice. An MGM cyberattack leaves thousands of guests on Vegas strip LOCKED OUT of rooms. Thousands at MGM Resorts in Las Vegas LOCKED OUT after cyberattack Thousands of guests at MGM Resorts, about 48,000 rooms, on The Strip. The company’s properties include Mandalay Bay, the Bellagio, Luxor and MGM Grand, among others.
Baby for MINOT’S Josh Duhamel. Not only does he have a new show on CBS, but a new addition to the family cmoing! Josh Duhamel and Wife Audra Mari Duhamel Expecting First Baby Together the couple announced on Instagram Sept. 11.
Ed Sheeran walks into a wedding on the strip in Vegas. Crashing a Vegas wedding, he serenades bride and groom with new ‘magical’ single. What if they didn’t know who Ed was?
The Worst Thing They’ve Seen Happen at a Wedding. If there is one day in your life that you want everything to go to plan, it’s your wedding day. But even with meticulous organization and the best will in the world, even best laid plans can go awry – particularly when alcohol is involved.
Canadian PM on his way home. Justin Trudeau is flying out of India (on an ageing A310 aircraft). Trudeau was stranded in India for two days after the G20 Summit in Delhi.
Say goodbye to self-serve soft drinks at McDonald’s. McDonald’s said it is phasing out soda fountain machines in dining rooms across the US. Franchisees say shrinking dining room visits and food safety are factors.
Atari Introduces a New Old Console. I want this for Christmas! 50 years after it’s original release, the Atari 2600 is back.
NEW Lunchables. It’s a crispy grilled cheese. A Microwave pouch makes the new crispy grilled cheese. Lunchables expands beyond its signature cracker packs for the first time ever with the debut of new, crispy Grilled Cheesies.
First Madonna, then Bruce Springsteen, and now Steven Tyler. Aerosmith postpones multiple dates of final tour after Steven Tyler suffers ‘vocal cord damage’: ‘I’m heartbroken’. Aerosmith postpones tour for the next 30 days.