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08/5/2020 12:30 PM
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Most of 27 new COVID-19 cases outside Winnipeg

Public health, police keeping tabs on quarantined

Music educators offer sound suggestions

Manitoba risks loss of internet millions - Disputes threaten rural connectivity deal

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands - Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

Find Folklorama on the menu - Festival's scavenger hunt points you to restaurants to make up for missing out on pavilion food favourites

Stroke of luck - Business is booming at local golf courses

Canada must chart its own economic course

Developing a case for transparency - Civil lawsuits. LERA complaints. An IIU investigation. How one Winnipeg officer’s pattern of misconduct accusations makes the argument for greater public exposure when it comes to improper police behaviour

Trudeau's first instinct is deny, cover up

Hero pay denied, says gas bar attendant lacking online access

In a perfect world - This year Folklorama participants will need to make the most of past memories

Playing the oldies - Now's your chance to catch classic films best seen on the big screen

Jets in four - Jets look primed to extinguish Flames in qualifying round

Back in the ring - Roots-rocker Mark Reeves is working on his first album in 17 years

Can I get a refill? - Refills on tap: New local business offers sustainable re-ups

Police avoidance of IIU raises suspicion

Giant crossword for the week of July 31, 2020

Province to send kids back to school - Plan includes flexibility for schools, divisions, but no new money or mandatory masks

School plan makes grade, except in funding

Top doc satisfied with handling of fatal COVID-19 case

Suspect beaten unconscious with police baton warrants probe: expert

Fort Garry Hotel ascends - Historic institution 'becomes sort of the crown jewel' in Choice Hotel's Ascend Collection

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family's ties would lead to scrutiny - PM knew WE deal would face scrutiny

Tasty Transcona - City's eastern outpost packed with outstanding eateries

Patios popping - Restaurants celebrate patios as an escape from financial strain of pandemic

Navy steers around shoals of chauvinism

Lessons from around the world - As Manitoba gets set to unveil its fall school plans, there's no shortage of examples of what does and doesn't work

Murder, guns and mayhem: WPS 2019 annual report paints stark picture

One sprawling city! - Lowering greenhouse emissions becomes a Herculean task the more Winnipeg sprawls

Manitoba should heed Alberta's 'wake-up call'; time to reinstate 14-day self-isolation rule

Vivian Santos belongs on the Winnipeg Police Board

South side scrumptiousness - From fresh produce to personalized pizza, there are good eats to be found in sunny St. Vital

Xs, Os and here we go - We break down the most surreal Stanley Cup playoffs ever

Hanging out, and hanging in - A few moments of simple, stunning summer beauty during the beast that is 2020

Morneau can't escape conflict quagmire

Giant crossword for the week of July 24, 2020

Province bows to demands to slow down reopening - Quarantine order to remain in effect for eastern Canadians

Pallister ponders federal transit money, delay in COVID sick-pay program

Reading, writing and physical distancing - Summer school students, staff play pandemic guinea pigs for safe return-to-school strategy

Business is mushrooming - Loveday Farms acquired by South Mill Champs, one of the largest producers in North America

A Diamond in the pandemic rough - Athletic medical supplies company trying to keep up with demand

Fête accompli - Pop-up shows provide proof all the world really can be a stage

Diplomacy not among Payette's many gifts

Manitobans shelling out more for phone service, other Canadians paying less

Dynacare wait times double - COVID-19 causes delays, nightmarish lineups for patients seeking blood tests

Province expected to weather pandemic better than most - Manitoba economy 'well positioned, ... may attract business to province'

Scrapping self-isolating rules too risky - Easterners shouldn't get a pass

Politicians talk, CFL sweats - Negotiations continue over financial aid to save CFL season

Cheesy does it - From old house to new digs, family comes first at Khao

CFL hub-city plan a risky trick play

Two Manitoba Hutterite colonies enter voluntary COVID-19 lockdown

Province issues pandemic guidelines for early-years educators

Vows on the agenda as city hall reopens for weddings

Teams play name change game, everyone wins

Collaboration best way for city to make real impact

A call to serve - Since arriving from Syria, Nour Ali had a desire to build communities; even his tragic death became emblematic of his mission

City of suds - Mapping your way through Winnipeg's brewery scene a tapography of ever-growing tastes

Faithful servant - Chaplain Lorne Korol has never been busier counseling, comforting city's pro players

Councillor Santos deserves an explanation

Pallister shines little light on Ottawa trip

Better to play it safe with provincial borders - As cases rise to the west, Manitoba should reconsider easing travel restrictions

'There is space for everyone around that table' - Report shows little diversity among Winnipeg school trustees

Car seat safety lessons for newcomers important: expert

Santos steps down from police board after failed security check

Eakin itchin' to get back at it - Homegrown product fitting in well between Laine and Ehlers

Art fully hidden - Artist's watercolour treasure hunt helped him rediscover his passion for painting

Viewers just want to keep calm and Corrie on

Chiefs endorse common-sense approach

Roussin warns of COVID-19 complacency, hints at further reduced restrictions

Hydro seeks to raise on-reserve rates following court ruling

Multitude of questions follow sole-sourced contract

Retail revolution - If malls are to survive the COVID-19 crisis, they must adapt quickly to what consumers want

Jury trials to resume in September - Chief justice describes new post-pandemic order in the courthouse

Jets go for a skate - Jets hold first practice since Covid-19 shutdown

Proceeding with caution - Reopening Manitoba museums deal with fewer visitors, stringent safety regulations

Ottawa must enforce temporary-worker rules

Job stats show Manitoba economy bouncing back

Hard decisions ahead as city embarks on service review

Little by little, bit by bit - Waves of outrage wearing away at sexual predators' cover, bringing hope to victims

Stages of recovery - Local artists push past pandemic restrictions in pursuit of creative passions

New province, old hatred - Colonialism and racism have been a part of Manitoba's history almost from start

Season's unbelievings - The Winnipeg Jets' weird, wild ride in 2019-20 is about to resume, so fasten your seatbelts

Impact-fee loss just the latest city setback

Giant crossword for the week of July 10, 2020