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It’s Not Really Clear What The New Reese’s Christmas Chocolates Are Supposed To Be

It’s that time of year. Companies are ramping up for the holidays. Reese’s just revealed some new Christmas candies for this year, and they are “Mystery Shapes” for now. For now, there are three shapes, and one of them is clearly supposed to look like a stocking, but the others are just lumpy, indecipherable chocolate blobs. Could they … Read more

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People Are Losing Their Patience With Being On Hold

Ok here’s the scenario: You have to call customer service but they put you on hold. How long until you have had enough and hang up? According to new research conducted on behalf of Kustomer, the average person starts to get ticked around the 3 1/2 minute mark of that call, getting progressively more angry as time goes on and … Read more

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What’s Open And Closed For The Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Welcome to the Thanksgiving long weekend. Monday is a holiday so be sure to get your grocery and alcohol shopping done by Sunday. Most stores will be closed on Monday. Here is a list of what is open and closed on holiday Monday:… Read more

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The OPP Are Running A Thanksgiving Weekend Traffic Safety Blitz

The Ontario provincial police say they’ll be keeping an extra eye on the roads starting today and throughout the long weekend. They say they’ll be part of a national traffic enforcement blitz called Project Impact. The OPP say 239 people have died in crashes so far this year. They say the Thanksgiving weekend usually comes with some of the highest … Read more

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Survey Finds The Apps We Cannot Live Without

A new survey has found that on average we have 20 apps installed on our phones.  But, certain ones are more important than others. When asked which app you couldn’t do without? … Facebook ranked #1. Instagram came second, followed by Gmail, YouTube and Snapchat. But the answers change, based on demographics. Check out the list below:

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The Most Searched For Halloween Costumes Of 2019

With Halloween now 3-weeks away, Google has released the most searched for costumes this year. If you don’t like clowns, you won’t like trick-or-treating this year because the “It” / Pennywise costume is number one. It is followed by a witch and Spiderman. The top couples costume is Lilo & Stitch. The top costume search for babies …. Is a … Read more

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These Nike Shoes Are Filled With Holy Water

A design company in Brooklyn called MSCHF just released a new limited-edition line of Nike shoes called “Jesus Shoes.”  Get this … they’re filled with Holy Water. The shoes are white ’97 Air Max Nikes with a crucifix weaved into the laces . . . frankincense-scented insoles . . . and turquoise-tinted holy water from the Jordan River … Read more

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Costco Is Now Selling A 76 oz Bucket Of Cookie Dough

Costco just started selling a 76oz bucket of Pillsbury chocolate chip Cookie Dough.  That’s almost five pounds …. of cookie dough or roughly 150 cookies.  delish.com reports … Read more

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Rob Gronkowski Is Returning To The NFL … Kind of

There’s been a lot of rumours circulating about “The Gronk”, (Rob Gronkowski) returning to football. Yesterday, he announced that he is.  But not as a player. He’s joining Fox Sports as a football analyst, and he’ll make his debut tomorrow night during Fox’s pregame show for the New England Patriots’ game against the New York Giants.  Former teammate … Read more

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Bad Bosses Have Many Canadian Professionals Quitting Their Jobs

New research from global staffing firm Robert Half suggests there’s some truth to the saying, “people leave managers, not companies.” About two in five professionals surveyed in Canada (39 per cent) have quit a job due to a bad boss. “Managers set the tone for the office and have a considerable amount of influence over the daily Read more

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Hamilton Police Arrest Two More Suspects In the Murder Of A 14-Year Old Boy

UPDATE:

Hamilton Police have now released two of the four teens they’d taken into custody.  A 16-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl were both arrested on Tuesday, but police say they have not been charged. Two of the teens, an 18-year-old and a 14-year-old have already appeared in court on charges of first-degree murder.

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Groom Robs A Bank The Day Before His Wedding – Fiancée Recognized Him In Surveillance Footage

A Texas groom was arrested after he robbed a bank just one day before his wedding to pay for the rings and the wedding venue – and he was busted when his fiancée found his photo circulating on social media for the heist.

Heath Bumpous robbed Citizens State Bank in Groveton, Texas on Friday around 11:30am where he approached a … Read more

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Lego Will Take Back Your Old Bricks And Recycle Them

Lego is looking to keep its plastic bricks out of the trash. They are now testing a way for customers to ship their unwanted bricks back and get them into the hands of other kids. They have announced that customers can print out a mailing label on its site, dump their used Lego bricks in a box, and ship them … Read more

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14-Year Old Stabbed To Death In Front Of His Mother In Hamilton Yesterday

Police in Hamilton say three suspects are in custody and the search continues for two others after the stabbing death of a 14-year-old student outside his school yesterday that was witnessed by his mother.  The attack happened Monday afternoon outside Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in Hamilton’s east end. Police say the assault was captured on video and they are … Read more

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The Best And Worst Halloween Candies To Hand Out

An online candy retailer has compiled a list of the worst Halloween candies — and candy corn has come out on top. Or shall we say, bottom.   CandyStore.com ranked the ten worst and ten best Halloween candies based on a dozen media rankings and 30,000 surveys on their own site.  They found that candy corn is most overwhelmingly considered the … Read more

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These Are The New Edible Cocktail Capsules

What went viral this weekend? Booze in a capsule.  The Glenlivet is behind these.  Enjoying them is simple.  The capsules are popped in the mouth for an instant burst of flavour, and the capsule itself is simply swallowed.  The Glenlivet, which is the world’s second best-selling brand of Scotch, unveiled their Capsule Collection and call them “a first of Read more

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Tonight Is The English Language Leaders Debate

The six major federal party leaders are gearing up for tonight’s English language debate in Ottawa. It’s the only time during the campaign … Read more

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The Education Workers Strike Has Been Averted – Schools Are Open

Ontario students will be in class as usual this morning. The threatened strike that would have closed hundreds of schools across Ontario has been averted. Last night, just before 9pm, the province reached a tentative deal with CUPE, which represents 55,000 education workers. The custodians, early childhood educators and clerical staff perform vital roles that at least two dozen school … Read more

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The College Admissions Scandal Now Has A Sexy Halloween Costume

From the company that brought you the sexy “Beyond Burger” costume comes a scintillating new Halloween get-up inspired by the college admissions bribery scandal.  “Oops, you can’t always trust those motherly instincts,” a description of the costume by online retailer Yandy reads. “Can’t row your way out of this one!”  The garish, bright orange … Read more

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The McRib Returns Monday

Big news for the fans of McDonald’s: McRib season is coming early.  McDonald’s announced yesterday that the iconic barbecue sandwich is set to return for a limited time “as early as Monday” in more than 10,000 restaurants. The McRib is a seasoned boneless pork sandwich with barbecue sauce, onions and pickles on a hoagie-style bun. It first launched … Read more

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