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Peeps Marshmallow Cereal Is Coming This Easter

This year, you can celebrate Easter early with Peeps cereal, thanks to Kellogg’s.  The limited-edition Peeps Marshmallow Flavoured Cereal with Marshmallows, made by Kellogg’s, will be available nationwide.  The cereal is inspired by the popular chick and bunny-shaped Easter treat. The sweet whole grain cereal will mimic Peep’s traditional springtime colors, while marshmallows that look like mini-versions of Peeps themselves … Read more

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[Video] Man Now Facing Charges After Rescuing A Deer That Fell Through The Ice

A Pennsylvania man who helped save several deer from a frozen lake is now facing fines after taking one of the animals home in an effort to nurse him back to health. John Stoll Jr. assisted with rescue efforts when the deer fell through the ice near Gifford Pinchot.  But now he is facing two fines, one that could be … Read more

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Taco Bell Will Have A Nacho Cheese Dispensing Billboard In Toronto Tomorrow

Taco Bell has announced Nacho Fries are coming back.  Taco Bell will add the seasoned fries back to the menu starting next Thursday, a year after they first debuted.  Management attributes the return to “fan demand”. Nacho Fries are Taco Bell fries with bold Mexican seasoning and served with a side of warm Nacho Cheese sauce. It is … Read more

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Multiple Warnings And Watches Posted About This Weekend’s Winter Storm

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There are watches and statements popping up all over southern Ontario regarding tomorrow’s winter storm. Environment Canada says periods of snow associated with this system will begin Saturday morning and taper off late Saturday night. … Read more

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Six People Charged In The Taxi Fare Scam – Police Warn It Is Ongoing

Toronto Police are warning the public about an ongoing taxi fare scam. There are still a number of incidents occurring, and there are still outstanding individuals actively defrauding the public utilizing various cabs in the GTA. They say customers taking various cabs would attempt to pay the fare utilizing their debit or credit card. After being handed an altered debit … Read more

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Durham Police Seize Over $2 Million Worth Of Drugs And Cash

Police have seized more than $2 million dollars worth of drugs and cash after carrying out search warrants around southern Ontario. Durham Regional Police say the warrants were carried out early yesterday at 15 residences in Durham Region, Toronto, Peel Region and Kingston. Officers allegedly seized more than $600,000 dollars in cash, as well as four firearms, five vehicles and … Read more

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Cyclist Dead After Being Hit By A Dump Truck Yesterday

Toronto Police say a pedestrian suffered fatal injuries when he was hit by a dump truck yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Marlee Ave and Lawrence Ave.  Police say the truck left the scene. It was a fairly large truck and it’s too early to determine whether the driver knew the pedestrian had been hit. The man was taken to … Read more

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Serious Injuries After Collision That Closed The Ramp From The Allen To The 401 Last Night

A 49-year-old Barrie man is in critical condition with life-altering injuries following a two-car crash last night on the Allen Road … Read more

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Police Looking For A Man Who Performed A Lewd Act In Front Of A Child Near Orangeville

Dufferin OPP are asking for witnesses to come forward after a man reportedly dropped his pants and performed a lewd act in front of at least one kid at an outdoor hockey rink. It happened in the early evening on Tuesday when the young boy was playing hockey at the outdoor rink at the Mono Community Centre.  The boy told … Read more

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Forecasters Still Unsure About A Snowstorm This Weekend

You’ve probably heard that we are expecting a snowstorm this weekend. That is definite possible but there is still a lot of uncertainty about the track of the “Colorado Low” that is approaching our area. As of right now, Environment Canada only says there is a 60% chance of snow. That is a cautious estimate, mainly due to the possibility … Read more

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Burger King Trolls Donald Trump On Twitter

Burger King trolled President Trump yesterday — joking about the commander-in-chief’s tweet that he had sprung for “1,000 hamberders” for Clemson’s national champion football team.  “Due to a large order placed yesterday, we’re all out of hamberders. Just serving hamburgers today,” the fast-food giant snarked on Twitter.  Earlier in the day, the president sent out a tweet celebrating … Read more

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Almost One Third Of Millennials Live With Their Parents

Nearly a third of Millennials live with their parents – but those who live alone or with roommates are happier about their housing circumstances, more financially independent and have more savings, according to a new survey.  Some 31 percent of people born from 1981-1997 live at home with their parents, according to U.S. Census data.  More than 22 percent of … Read more

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New Art Exhibit Will Play Africa By Toto On Repeat For All Eternity

Namibian-German artist Max Siedentopf has set up a sound installation somewhere in the Namib Desert in the coastal areas of Namibia, which consists of six speakers attached to an MP3 that only has one song on it: Toto’s Africa.  “The song is put on loop and the installation runs on solar batteries to keep Toto going for all eternityRead more

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Bomb Threat Against Credit Valley Hospital Last Night

Peel Police are investigating a bomb threat against Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga. The hospital switchboard received a call from an unknown male just after 6pm last night, threatening there was a bomb somewhere in the hospital. Police temporarily advised anyone who was not experiencing a life-threatening emergency to avoid the hospital while they cleared it. They later confirmed there … Read more

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Introducing The Nike Adapt BB – Self Lacing Basketball Shoes

Nike has teased their first self-lacing basketball shoes, which will be controllable from a smartphone.  Nike posted a video showing a number of high-profile basketball players trying on the shoes and appearing to interact with them via a phone.  The video is accompanied by the message: “The game will never be the same.”  The new Nike Adapt BB … Read more

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The Government Is Cutting University And College Tuition Fees

Here is some good news for students: The Ford government is cutting tuition fees for college and university students. The government says the 10% cut means the average university arts and science undergraduate student would save about $660 dollars and the average college student would save $340 dollars. The current tuition fee framework, which has capped increases for most programs … Read more

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Police Looking For This Man After 17-Year Old Girl Sexually Assaulted In The PATH

Toronto Police have released a picture of a suspect they are looking for related to a sexual assault in the PATH system near Union Station. On Friday around 2am a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted. The suspect is described as in his 20s, medium build, goatee, curly short black hair with acne. He identified himself as James and Jay. The … Read more

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Mother Uses A Vibrator To Ease Her Baby’s Chest Congestion

A mother has shared her unconventional trick for easing her baby’s chest congestion.  The mom, who hasn’t been identified, said that when her little one is sick, she rests her vibrator on his back to make her feel better.  She shared her secret with the Facebook group Melons and Cuties, where it’s leaving thousands of people in stitches.  In a … Read more

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A Disney World Giraffe Gave Birth At Animal Kingdom Yesterday

If you’re heading to Disney World anytime soon, you’re in for a treat. A giraffe gave birth yesterday at the Animal Kingdom park, and it’s in an area that guests can see. Disney officials say it’s still too … Read more

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Canadian Government Warning About Travel To China

The government has updated its travel advisory for Canadians visiting China. Global Affairs still advises Canadians to “exercise a high degree of caution” when visiting the country, but yesterday’s update explains that the warning is “due to the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws.” It also now warns of the death penalty, as well as … Read more

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The Popcorn Is Free This Saturday At Cineplex Theatres

This Saturday movie-goers will get a nice treat. Saturday January 19 is National Popcorn Day so Cineplex is giving away Popcorn Day for free. The offer is only available to the 9 million Scene Club Members in Canada. To take advantage of the deal, Scene members can visit any one of Cineplex’s 165 theatres from coast-to-coast and scan their membership … Read more

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President Trump Welcomes The Clemson Football Team With A Huge Fast Food Spread

President Trump welcomed the NCAA college football national champion Clemson Tigers to the White House yesterday evening with a spread of “great American food”—McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, Arby’s and Domino’s.  Trump, who personally paid for the food, was asked if he had a favoyrite among the fast food chains he chose for the dinner.  He diplomatically chose all … Read more

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New Study Links Oral-B Glide Dental Floss To Toxic PFAS Chemicals

Oral-B Glide dental floss contributes to elevated levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in the body, according to a new study from the Silent Spring Institute in collaboration with the Public Health Institute in Berkeley, California.  Scientists are concerned about widespread exposure to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in the population because the water- and grease-proof substances have been linked with … Read more

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Are You Ready To Start Tipping Flight Attendants?

Frontier Airlines has instituted a tipping method allowing passengers to leave individual contributions for flight attendants.  The budget-friendly airline began accepting voluntary contributions on January 1, when a message was first issued via a digital payment tablet that said: “Gratuities Are Appreciated!”  Travel blogger JT Genter shared a photo of the checkout screen showing the option to provide … Read more

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Newfoundland Town Dealing With Seals That Are Wandering Through The Streets

Here’s an interesting problem that we don’t ever have to deal with in Toronto: A tiny western Newfoundland town called Roddickton is dealing with an invasion of harp seals. The town’s mayor says about 40 seals have been trapped by ice in the town’s harbour since last week and they’re now clumsily moving around looking for food and crying out. … Read more

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Finance Minister Vic Fedeli Serves Notice Of Libel Against Patrick Brown And Publisher Over This Book

A publisher says Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli has demanded a full retraction of allegations of sexual misconduct that Patrick Brown made in his tell-all book. Dean Baxendale says the finance minister’s lawyers served both him and Brown with a notice of libel.

Brown, who resigned as party leader last year amid allegations of sexual misconduct that he denies, portrays … Read more

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Several New Products Introduced At Starbucks Including The Cinnamon Shortbread Latte

Starbucks is welcoming a new drink to its winter lineup.  They announced yesterday that the Cinnamon Shortbread Latte is now available for a limited time.  The drink, which can be ordered hot, iced or as a Frappuccino blended beverage, features espresso combined with notes of brown butter and vanilla, and topped with cinnamon and nutmeg.   On the food side, Starbucks … Read more

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The Owner Of The Dallas Cowboys Reportedly Spent A Quarter Billion On This New Yacht

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has a new toy: a 357-foot yacht that costs a reported quarter billion dollars.  The “Bravo Eugenia” was completed near the end of 2018, and according to The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the ship came in at $250 million and is named for Jones’s wife, Gene.  The yacht reportedly has a pad to land … Read more

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Toronto Police Launching A Major Blitz Next Week

Toronto Police have announced a major blitz for next week. First: They are going after distracted drivers. Police say officers will be out in marked and unmarked vehicles, pick-up trucks, vans, bicycles and even riding TTC vehicles to try and catch drivers hiding a phone in their lap. They will also be doing a ‘tag-and-tow’ blitz to catch … Read more

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General Motors Announces Details On Employee Payouts – Confirms Oshawa Will Close

Update: 7:00am – It appears G.M. workers are on the job as-of this morning.

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G.M. workers in Oshawa appear to be on strike this morning. Yesterday G.M. made it clear that it is proceeding with the closure of the Oshawa plant. They rejected union proposals to keep the plant open past 2019. It’s not clear how many or … Read more

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Check Out The New Oreo Cookie Flavour

Oreo is releasing a limited edition new flavour – Buttered Popcorn. Details are light at the moment, however without knowing what flavour it was a food blogger was sure the new Buttered Popcorn Oreo was actually … Read more

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Bus Cancellations – January 8, 2019

Due to the weather, there are some school bus cancellations. Here are the details, being updated until 8:00am:… Read more

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Parking Rates At Green P Lots Will Go Up Starting Later This Week

Monthly and hourly rates are going up at Green P parking lots across Toronto, starting later this week.  Monthly rates are going up between $5 and $30 while the half-hour rates are increasing, on average of 25 to 50 cents.  The rate increases will vary based on location at 160 different lots. In a memo, Green P says the … Read more

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President Trump To Address The Nation Tonight

President Trump is taking his case right to the American people. Tonight, he will address the nation in an Oval Office speech — his first as president – to explain why there is a national emergency crisis at the U.S / Mexico border, and why he needs $5.6 billion dollars from congress to pay for a wall. Reports say Trump … Read more

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Man Crashed His Car Through The Window Of A Toronto Porsche Dealership Last Night

A driver has been arrested after crashing through the window of a Porsche dealership in downtown Toronto last night. Police were called to the dealership at Front St. and Parliament St. just before 11pm. A few vehicles inside were damaged, but no one was injured. Apparently, after the vehicle crashed into the dealership the driver revved the engine and spun … Read more

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Petition Calls For America To Give Part Of Minnesota To Canada

petition on the White House website calls for the government to make America great again by giving part of the country to Canada.  The petition urges the government to correct a centuries-old geographic error by giving Canada a part of Minnesota known as the Northwest Angle.  The Angle, which lies between the provinces of Manitoba and Ontario, is the … Read more

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The Top 103 Of 2018

This is the Top 103 of 2018 chart: … Read more

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[Video] WWE In Uproar Over Star Forcing Tampon Down Rival’s Throat

Warning: This story and the video below may be disturbing to some. Discretion is advised. 

A WWE competitor pulled out her tampon and shoved it down an opponent’s throat.  Priscilla Kelly’s stunt from December’s Suburban Fight event quickly went viral as thousands were left repulsed by the spot in her match.

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross was one of … Read more

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Daily Go Train Service From Niagara Falls And More Trains To Halton And Waterloo Region Begins Today

This is a good day for commuters. Daily Go Train service to and from Niagara Falls began this morning.  The Go Train leaves Niagara Falls at 5:19am and stops in St. Catharine’s before reaching Hamilton and then continuing on to Union Station. The return train from Union Station leaves at 5:15pm, goes to West Harbour station in Hamilton and continues … Read more

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Cambridge Woman Hit By A Car While Changing A Tire On The 401

A 22-year-old woman suffered critical and life-altering injuries when she was hit by a car on Highway 401 in Cambridge yesterday morning. Police say the woman had pulled onto the shoulder near Highway 8 and was changing her tire when she was hit by a vehicle around 5:30am. The vehicle involved fled the scene. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says police … Read more

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Scott Fox