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Northeast adding to world’s dino knowledge

Northeast adding to world’s dino knowledge

Dinosaurs may be creatures of the past but interest in the monstrous beasts seems to be growing exponentially in these post-modern times. At least this seems to be true of the artifacts these animals have left behind.
Moves like Jagger, Taylor Swift, Prince George and the Fonz

Moves like Jagger, Taylor Swift, Prince George and the Fonz

JAGGER JEST: We start this week’s news chewing with an item for rockfans. Mick Jagger - who is already a great-grandfather - announced he will soon become a father again. This will be his EIGHTH child.
Money, music, mosquitoes, and a lock of hair from Ziggy Stardust

Money, music, mosquitoes, and a lock of hair from Ziggy Stardust

PENSION TENSION: First stop on our news chewing tour is Ottawa, where politicians argued furiously about making big changes to the Canada Pension plan. Most politicians don’t have to worry about their CPP benefits. That’s because the letters “M.P.
Chetwynd mayor reflects on solid waste issues

Chetwynd mayor reflects on solid waste issues

Solid waste: the euphemism for the junk we no longer want and are able to transfer to someone else’s custody.
Ontario announces sweeping climate action

Ontario announces sweeping climate action

$3.8 million for new grants, rebates and subsidies to help improve the energy efficiency of buildings.
Chews the News: Alberta MDs learn spoon bending

Chews the News: Alberta MDs learn spoon bending

COSTCO CHAOS: Every week I’m here to chew the news—so you don’t have to. A very nasty Canadian video was viewed by millions online and on TV. Fists flew as two angry oldsters fought over a parking spot at a Toronto area Costco.
Chetwynd & the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Chetwynd & the Second Law of Thermodynamics

This is a story about real people who live in a real town in real time in real houses. They have real issues with which they have to deal on real days whether the weather is sunny or overcast, sleeting or balmy. They are like you and me.
Gobsmacked by gun-toting Goldilocks

Gobsmacked by gun-toting Goldilocks

The green-eyed girl talks little Red Riding Hood.
Chews the News: talking about a big squeegee

Chews the News: talking about a big squeegee

KFC turned down Bob's idea for a tie-in promotion with the Angry Birds film
Plug in and question; do electric cars make sense?

Plug in and question; do electric cars make sense?

Today’s electric vehicle (EV) is primitive compared to what’s just around the corner, and still expensive to purchase. But that’s changing quickly: as mass production ramps up, prices are plunging.