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  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Syrian air force attacks IS-held northern town wfp.to/nY5 6:10 am on Sep 18

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Breivik's father feels guilt over son's dark path wfp.to/nYt 6:10 am on Sep 18

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Scots decide whether to declare independence wfp.to/nYU 6:10 am on Sep 18

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Duchess of Cambridge cancels Malta visit wfp.to/nYq 6:10 am on Sep 18

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Over 2,000 homes threatened in California fire wfp.to/nYw 11:42 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Escape at knifepoint... almost on Thursday's front page: pic.twitter.com/9Mx3z64acj
    11:02 pm on Sep 17

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: RCMP say mass bee poisoning occurred in RM of Elton, NW of Brandon, between Aug. 14 - Sep. 3. No arrests. Info? Call 204-726-7522. 10:58 pm on Sep 17

  • WFPJasonBell

    @WFPJasonBell: Someone poisoned hundreds of honey-producing bee hives, killing thousands of bees northwest of Brandon, RCMP say. Big financial loss. 10:58 pm on Sep 17

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Just released by Manitoba RCMP: Someone poisoned hundreds of honey producing bee hives near Brandon. 1000s of dead bees, huge $$$ loss. 10:56 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Jackson croons his way into hearts of country-lovin' MTS centre crowd wfp.to/nYB 10:34 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Beautiful buildings, bad planning dominate discussions at mayoral forum wfp.to/nY4 10:22 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: MEDIUM; citywide trap average: 7. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 10:00 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: If you missed tonight's mayoral debate on design and the city, check out the livestream replay here: winnipegfreepress.com/special/civice… 9:28 pm on Sep 17

  • walsht

    @walsht: Okay, @BrianBowmanWpg's mic is which one? I'm in way over my head. #wpg14 pic.twitter.com/DK16dYlJfw
    8:32 pm on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: #wpg14 mayoral ballot order on Oct. 22, set by random draw: Ouellette, Wasylycia-Leis, Steeves, Fillion, Sanders, Bowman, Havixbeck. 7:15 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Watch the mayoral forum on urban planning live right now! winnipegfreepress.com/special/civice… 7:08 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: More boats in the water, more chances of finding something: Nepinak on 'Drag the Red River' wfp.to/nYY 6:54 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Man alleged to have caused a 3 car crash & was then seen brandishing a knife: winnipegfreepress.com/local/Knife-wi… by @jbryksa pic.twitter.com/m5at2cN0oo
    5:35 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger to split? wfp.to/nYu 5:22 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Knife-wielding driver subdued at scene of crash wfp.to/nYm 4:42 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vogiatzakis hoping to appeal to get on mayoral ballot wfp.to/nYP 4:30 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ford's tumor is "a very rare tumour and a very difficult tumour" but they are very optimistic says his doctor. 4:11 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diganosed with malignant liposarcoma. 4:10 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Doctors to update Rob Ford's condition wfp.to/nuk 4:08 pm on Sep 17

  • WFPAshleyPrest

    @WFPAshleyPrest: Media; supports wait for dragging Red River to begin; arrival of GC Derek Nepinak to arrive Alexander Docks pic.twitter.com/tUBu20O8gY
    4:06 pm on Sep 17

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Man in critical condition after being stabbed this afternoon in downtown Winnipeg (Vaughan/Graham). No word on arrests from police. 4:00 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: MEDIUM; citywide trap average: 7. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 4:00 pm on Sep 17

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Tory Leader Brian Pallister to make case for an early election in Manitoba on back steps of legislature 12:30 p.m. Thursday. 3:51 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bowman offers up solutions to city's infrastructure woes wfp.to/nui 3:34 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman's solutions for infrastructure woes recycle city policies/practices- @WinnipegNews shar.es/1ao120 via @ShareThis #wpg14 3:33 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Hustler and Lawless: Live at the News Café wfp.to/nuW 3:28 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low wfp.to/nuA 3:08 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: RT @stevenchase: Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko mobbed by well wishers on Parliament Hill: Photo: pic.twitter.com/wDKOQ3QhGu
    2:35 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Province giving $100K to help with Ebola wfp.to/nuC 2:26 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Mayoral candidates offer no vision for city: Chamber of Commerce - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1abUfo via @ #wpg14 2:10 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: RT @yowflier: Scene inside the Commons for speech by @PoroshenkoEng pic.twitter.com/OTGkgwzjOJ
    1:39 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: MT @stevenchase: Poroshenko says deal signed Tue between Kiev + EU was "last farewell from Ukraine to the Soviet Union." 1:37 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Poroshenko thanked Canada for every life Canada has saved in Ukraine by "each bullet proof vest or helmet" Canada gave them. #cdnpoli 1:29 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Mb MP @jamesbezan gets shout out from Poroshenko as one of Canada's great Ukrainians, along with former MB prem Gary Filmon. #cdnpoli 1:25 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Poroshenko jokes that he will speak briefly in "canada's third official language, Ukrainian," #cdnpoli #mbpoli 1:23 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman denies he is Wpg Chamber of Commerce candidate; says he has support of Chamber prez & others. #wpg14 1:20 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: There are 1.2 million Canadians of Ukrainian heritage, 175,000 in Manitoba. #cdnpoli #mbpoli 1:19 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: "This is family. This is personal. And we will stand by you." - @pmharper #cdnpoli 1:18 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman open to BOLD idea to replace property tax system. no solution but wants to start discussion. #wpg14 1:17 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Canada will never recognize any illegal operation of "any Ukrainian territory" says @pmharper #cdnpoli 1:17 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman: will not borrow to fix streets, expects province to provide "our fair share" of PST revenue. #wpg14 1:16 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ukraine will never be alone because Canada will always support it, says @pmharper #cdnpoli 1:14 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman promises to do what no mayor has done before: get more $$ from provincial government. Will make it issue in prov election #wpg14 1:14 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman: won't make promises to fix potholes overnight.#wpg14 1:12 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman's plan includes: bonuses to contractors for finishing early, on budget; no tenders until designs completed. #wpg14 1:11 pm on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Poroshenko getting a standing ovation in the H of C right now; he's about to speak to MPs. #cdnpoli 1:09 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman: no quick fixes, no selling civic assets to solve infrastructure woes. #wpg14 1:09 pm on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Bowman unveils infrastructure plan, long term & short term: adopt measures already in place by city hall; more $$ from province. #wpg14 1:07 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mayoral candidates offer no vision for city: Chamber of Commerce wfp.to/nuj 12:56 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Soprano Gauvin earns bravos at MCO season opener wfp.to/nu6 12:32 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bones discovered on riverbank still have be examined wfp.to/nuN 12:32 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Steeves would boost speed limit signage, takes aim at photo-radar wfp.to/nu0 12:08 pm on Sep 17

  • eascpaul

    @eascpaul: Police say they're not ready to identify bones found yesterday on the banks of the Red River. 12:01 pm on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: CFL needs to follow NFL's lead, adopt policy against domestic abuse wfp.to/nuS 11:52 am on Sep 17

  • lrkusch

    @lrkusch: But an estimated 70,000 Manitobans still without a family doctor. 11:48 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Chamber says none of the mayoral candidates have spoken of their vision of and for Winnipeg, says voters need to hear this. #wpg14 11:40 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: No mayoral candidates attend Chamber's BOLD event but CofC says several candidates have borrowed from the platform. #wpg14 11:38 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: More BOLD: replace property tax with growth-oriented taxes, fees, ie municipal income tax. #wpg14 11:16 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: More BOLD: citizen advisory council to council & CAO; neighbourhood social enterprise centres; #wpg14 11:13 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: BOLD: arms length agency to build roadways; improve civic info online, council job descriptions, online & smart phone voting #wpg14 11:04 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: WPg Chamber of Commerce releases BOLD initiatives for mayoral & council candidates. #wpg14 10:58 am on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ukrainian Pres Poroshenko thanks @pmharper for Cda's friendship, says "Canada is most Ukrainian country outside of Ukraine." #cdnpoli 10:43 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Brian Mayes opposes Kilcona Park redevelopment, can't support $25M price tag. #winnipeg 10:41 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC endorses doubling of fines; Browaty lone vote against. #winnipeg 10:31 am on Sep 17

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Ukrainian pres Poroshenko arriving on Parliament Hill with @pmharper Ukrainian anthem playing. #mbpoli 10:30 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Browaty says notification of parking ban confusing; Swandel, too many ignore ban; Katz, fine more effective if cars towed. #winnipeg 10:30 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC debating doubling fines for breaches of winter residential street parking ban. #winnipeg 10:28 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Collision in Brokenhead proves fatal wfp.to/nuQ 10:28 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: City hall pays all injured workers costs, city self-insures. #winnipeg 10:23 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: One journey ends, another begins: CMHR's opening the culminaton of years of blood, sweat and tears - shar.es/1abWiD 10:22 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Injured workers rate: 1,393 hours lost/100 workers in 2012; in 2010, 860 hours lost/100 workers. #winnipeg 10:21 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Forecast: retirement! And Doug Speirs is in mourning b/c meteorologist Dale Marciski is hanging up his barometer - shar.es/1abWpq 10:21 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Injured workers cost city hall $9M in 2012, up from $4.7M in 2010. #winnipeg 10:19 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC told civic workers being hurt on the job at a higher rate; higher than provincial workers. #winnipeg 10:18 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC sends lane closure request back to community committee for new admin report; Browaty opposed. #winnipeg 10:09 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Browaty moves to kill closure request; Pagtakhan lobbies on behalf of Frank Motors. Motion lost 4-1.#winnipeg 10:07 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Coun. Browaty says deal with it now; Swandel: send it back. #winnipeg 10:02 am on Sep 17

  • WFPRewards

    @WFPRewards: 6-day subscribers email fpmarketing@freepress.mb.ca to win a pair of Alan Jackson tickets TONIGHT! 7 pm must pick up at WFP by 4:30 today 10:02 am on Sep 17

  • WFPEditorials

    @WFPEditorials: From @JenZoratti: #activism shouldn't be underestimated - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1abXi0 #WFPvent 10:02 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Coun. Swandel says issue should go back to community committee with admin's new position, rather than deal with it today. #winnipeg 9:59 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: City admin admits they didn't do due diligence, failed to see impact on Keltek. No longer supports closure. #winnipeg 9:57 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: City admin says originally supported lane closing but now realizes will have "injurious effect" on Keltek & they could sue. #winnipeg 9:56 am on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: Garburator ban, urban chickens and more: A recap of last night's mayoral forum on food security. shar.es/1aHi8p #wpg14 9:55 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Muskox makes rare appearance in Manitoba - shar.es/1ab0SU (And a barren-lands grizzly!) pic.twitter.com/QBbf1NYJfW
    9:53 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fielding will be PC candidate for Kirkfield Park wfp.to/nu1 9:50 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: We've selected the best ever Bombers in 9 positions. This week it's up to you to select the top quarterback -alltimebombers.winnipegfreepress.com 9:48 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Keltek: not safe to have big trucks back into lane as Frank Motors suggest. Keep lane open. #winnipeg 9:40 am on Sep 17

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: City Coun. Scott Fielding acclaimed as Progressive Conservative candidate for Kirkfield Park for next provincial election. 9:35 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Keltek: safety concerns can be addressed without closing lane & selling it to Frank Motors; improved lighting, cameras. #winnipeg 9:33 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities wfp.to/nuH 9:32 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Streets near Forks closed Friday for CMHR opening ceremonies wfp.to/nu7 9:32 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Keltek lawyer: no guarantee Frank Motors will not build across lane for expansion some day; erecting gates troublesome. #winnipeg 9:29 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Street closures in effect on Friday for CMHR opening wfp.to/nuG 9:26 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Scheffer alleges neighbouring firm Keltek regularly blocks lane for their own deliveries, posing safety hazard to school kids #winnipeg 9:23 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Frank Motors owner Dieter Scheffer: will buy lane to ensure neighbourhood safety, guarantees access for neighbouring firm.#winnipeg 9:18 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Frank Motors originally wanted to buy lane for expansion; now just wants to erect gates to deter speeders & johns. #winnipeg 9:09 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC asked to rule on Frank Motors request to close lane, neighbour opposed; P&D unable to resolve it at committee Tuesday. #winnipeg 9:07 am on Sep 17

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: At Wpg city hall this morning: Mayor Sam Katz and executive policy committee. #winnipeg 9:04 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Rally to shed light on African Ebola epidemic wfp.to/nuD 8:38 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vigier analyzes Maurice's likely impact as Jets head coach wfp.to/nuh 8:24 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Extra blast of summer-like weather headed our way wfp.to/nu3 8:14 am on Sep 17

  • danlett

    @danlett: A Friday column: Can absence of incumbent drive voter turnout?? - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/1aHD9A 8:13 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Expect lots of new faces on Winnipeg school boards wfp.to/nu9 7:50 am on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: The big beasts are back! First muskox spotted in Manitoba since 1800s. shar.es/1aHK46 #wildlife 7:47 am on Sep 17

  • bkives

    @bkives: Nomination-day wrap: Sam Katz signed Coun. Havixbeck's mayoral papers and other tidbits. shar.es/1aHKbd #wpg14 7:46 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: At 10am at campaign office, mayoral candidate Gord Steeves talks 'abuses of photo radar', and 'ending predatory photo radar enforcement.' 7:42 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Judy W-L vows to help spur ideas wfp.to/nud 7:42 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Searchers find bones near river wfp.to/nup 7:28 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: A fond farewell to my buddy, Dale wfp.to/nub 7:26 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Muskox makes rare appearance in Manitoba wfp.to/nuK 7:26 am on Sep 17

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: One journey ends, another begins wfp.to/nus 6:56 am on Sep 17

Café Snaps

Gail Asper speaks to Free Press reporter, Geoff Kirbyson, at the News Cafe, about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights currently under construction at The Forks in Winnipeg, on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. (HADAS PARUSH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

Gail Asper speaks to Free Press reporter, Geoff Kirbyson, at the News Cafe, about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights currently under construction at The Forks in Winnipeg, on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. (HADAS PARUSH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

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