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If Eugenie Bouchard had her way, Maria Sharapova would have been banned from tennis for life. The 2014 Wimbledon finalist from Canada, who has been ranked as high as fifth in the world, called Sharapova a cheater upon the Russian's return from a 15-month doping suspension for using the banned... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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It appears Mother Nature wants us to know who's really in charge. She won't seem to let Spring arrive gracefully without one last reminder of the season that was. Joe Rich residents woke this morning to a large dusting of snow. Depending where you live, accumulations could have been... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Bowling is a thing of beauty. Ben Ketola captures the art of the sport in spectacular fashion. The bowler set a world record by bowling twelve straight strikes in just under 90 seconds.... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Nicolas Cage has reportedly broken his ankle after a "freak accident" on the set of his new movie. The 53-year-old actor has been shooting new heist movie #211 in Bulgaria in recent weeks, but production on the film is said to have shut down in the wake of Cage's injury. After th... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Officials with the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District are investigating a stabbing on a school bus two weeks ago. “A young student brought a pocketknife on the school bus and stabbed at another student. There were no injuries as a result of this incident,” stressed Alice Hucul, di... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Smelly bathrooms clogged toilets and a leaky roof at School District 22's administration office finally convinced trustees it was time to spend serious money on renovations. The school board was presented with the not so pretty picture during a meeting Wednesday night but it still took a lot ... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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More snow is falling on the Highway 97C, the Okanagan Connector. Most accumulations appear to be settling in the areas around Pennask Summit and the Elkhart Lodge. The forecast for the Connector calls for snow to taper off to flurries by about noon today as the snow level rises from 1,000 to [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Castanet News reached out to candidates running in the ridings encompassing the Central Okanagan. These include Kelowna-Lake Country, Kelowna-Mission and Kelowna West. Each candidate was given the same six questions, and asked to respond by Monday, April 24. Here are the answers to question three... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. United is also vowing to reduce, but [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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The Conservative leadership race now enters the final weeks with penultimate debate showcasing the task at hand for the majority of candidates: take down clear front-runner Maxime Bernier. Wednesday night's final party debate in Toronto was supposed to be a big political spectacle in its own ... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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