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Friday, 17 April 2015 06:13

Morning News - April 17

Dastardly Brine Leak Still At Large
A brine leak in Credit Union Place is still in hiding.
Dauphin Rec Services general manager Terry Payne says the leak hasn't yet been found.
He says one possibility according to CIMCO is the pipes expanded when the system was turned off and the brine warmed up, closing the leak.
Payne tells CKDM the plan is to freeze it again on Sunday and look again Monday.
CIMCO has not yet responded.
Service Underway For Germanwings Crash Victims

A memorial service is under way in Cologne, Germany for the 150 people who were killed in last month's horrific jetliner crash in the French Alps.

Investigators allege first officer Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out of the flight deck, then deliberately crashed the Germanwings A-320 into a mountain.

The service in Cologne's landmark cathedral will include the lighting of one candle for each of the victims.

Among those attending are relatives of the dead and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.


Privacy Breach Lands Bell In Hot Water

A national class action lawsuit has been filed against Bell Canada, the country's biggest telecom company, over alleged breaches of privacy.

The suit alleges Bell subsidiaries tracked its cellphone customers' Internet use, and sold the information to advertisers.

The suit seeks $750-million in damages.

Although Bell dropped the practice, the company indicates it plans to bring it back.


Check Those Temps Before Spring Seeding

An agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada says producers should be out checking soil temperatures as they prepare for spring seeding.

Angela Brackenreed notes canola should be seeded into 10 degrees Celsius.

However, she adds four or five degrees will be OK if warmer temperatures are in the forecast.

Brackenreed suggests taking one reading in the morning and one in the afternoon, and averaging that out over a few days.


Herbicide Risk Reduction Measures Proposed

Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency is proposing some new risk reduction measures for the use of glyphosate.

The agency recently re-evaluated the herbicide.

It concluded products containing glyphosate do not present unacceptable risks to human health or the environment when used according to the proposed label directions.

The agency says farm workers should be kept out of fields treated with glyphosate for 12 hours after the treatment.


Saskatchewan Strippers Forced To Cover Up

Licenced strip clubs are no longer allowed in Saskatchewan.

Although the province legalized stripping in licenced establishments last year, Premier Brad Wall announced last month he has changed his mind over concerns about sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

Wall says an exception will be made for stripping-for-charity once a year.

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Training Pilot Dead at CFB Shilo (Updated)

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Malcolm Young of AC/DC dead at 64

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Support Local home based businesses at the WAC tomorrow

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Anyone looking for products from home-based businesses can attend a special event tomorrow where around 28 vendors are selling their goods.

Hylife Foods plan to expand

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Hylife foods in Neepawa are expanding their processing plant with a 100 million dollar investment.