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Two summers ago, a cave-in at Chile's San José Mine left 33 men stranded 700 metres below the surface of the Atacama Desert. Initially assumed dead, the miners were discovered alive and well in the hot and humid bowels of the copper and gold mine. They spent a total of 69 days underground.
Sorry, but survival beats looking cool
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION As a short, stocky, balding, hairy, middle-aged male, I suffer from no delusions of being able to get away with wearing skin-tight anything. Men of a certain age, to borrow the Ray Romano phrase, only look attractive in a well-tailored suit, and even then only after three fittings or six weeks at the gym.
Demolition DERBY
If it's been said once, it's worth repeating 100,000 times: Small, independent businesses form the heart of any neighbourhood. Technically speaking, Winnipeg's downtown is not one neighbourhood. There are actually 11 different officially designated neighbourhoods inside our city's sprawling central business district.
$1.9M to get evacuee info
The province has set a price tag of $1.9 million on records that could help the public get to the bottom of questions surrounding flood compensation to First Nations. That hefty bill is what the province said it will cost to produce copies of correspondence between Manitoba's Emergency Measures Organization and other key players that provide flood compensation to Manitoba First Nations.
NDP debate in city shows no sure winner
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION Posted: 02/27/2012 1:00 AM | Comments: (including replies) Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 27, 2012 A5 A big thanks to the Canadian Public Affairs Channel (CPAC) for televising Sunday's debate among candidates seeking the leadership of the federal NDP.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Justin Morneau arrived for spring training ready to go, stepping immediately into the batting cage at Lee County Sports Complex. Ultimately, however, the specter of his concussion issues looms large.
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Jets must shake back-to-back blues
Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION Posted: 02/17/2012 1:04 PM | Comments: (including replies) | Last Modified: 02/17/2012 1:56 PM | Updates Updated on Friday, February 17, 2012 at 1:56 PM CST: adds video It is a trend that must change if the Winnipeg Jets are to become a playoff team and tonight another opportunity is served up to get the arrow pointed in the right direction.
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Another opportunity lost for the Jets, now in a nosedive that is taking them further and further away from ... Won two of three games last week but ended it on a sour note, dropping an 8-5 score ...
The Non Sports Fan’s Guide to Jeremy Lin
LINSANITY! is sweeping the nation, and you're still fairly certain that that's not even a word. That's OK; it's not, really. But every now and then, a figure from the sports world emerges, words are invented (remember Tebowing?), and the athlete in question very quickly becomes impossible to...
Announcing the Wade Belak Memorial Fund drive
Anyone who’s known me long, or has been following my work, knows how important Wade Belak was to me. More than a hockey player, more than a brother firefighter, he was a friend. I have been trying to come up with a way to honor him since last summer’s news.
A lot of things have happened during the past few years. New media have become far more than just toys for nerds; they now have an impact on everybody's life to a greater extent than ever before - from the cell phone in your pocket and industries fighting to survive down to your old high-school friend you block on Facebook to prevent him from bothering you every time you're online.
Apple - OS X Mountain Lion - Inspired by iPad. Made for the Mac.
You're about to use your Mac in all-new ways with OS X Mountain Lion. Because it's designed with innovations from iPad and it works even better with iCloud. And that makes everything you do on the Mac smarter, easier, and even more fun. Watch the video iCloud It just works.
Province on the sidelines as PUB, Hydro do battle
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION Posted: 02/16/2012 1:00 AM | Comments: (including replies) Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 16, 2012 A8 Perhaps couples' counselling would help. Something needs to be done to ease the hostility between Manitoba Hydro and the Public Utilities Board.
Don't Toews Me Bro: on Feb 21 email Vic Toews to oppose C30
Canadians deserve online privacy and the government has not adequately explained why it needs the pervasive powers created by Bill C30. Do you want Bell, Rogers and Telus to keep track of your online habits ("even if you have nothing to fear")? Get informed, share this with your friends, and don't be silent on this important issue.
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Free Press interviews Goon director, live at the News Café
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION Posted: 02/15/2012 1:00 AM | Comments: (including replies) | Last Modified: 02/15/2012 10:09 AM | Updates MICHAEL Dowse, the director of the hockey movie Goon, is returning to Winnipeg (where much of it was shot) to be at the première on Wednesday at Silver City Polo Park.
How Not To Write About Female Musicians: A Handy Guide - New York Music - Sound of the City
By Maura Johnston Fri., Feb. 10 2012 at 12:00 PM Maybe it's all that misguided Year of the Woman chatter that dominated year-end roundups, or the slow, agonizing creep of Fashion Week, or the coming apocalypse, but hoo boy has there been a lot of terrible writing about female musicians in the past few weeks.
Citizen Kane - Winnipeg Free Press
At only 20 years old and in his third year in the NHL, Winnipeg Jets star power forward Evander Kane has been bringing fans to their feet in the MTS Centre with his blinding speed, aggression to the net and finishing touch.
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