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The wall of ice........... 05/03/2015 09:42

Have you ever been stuck in your driveway thanks to a snowplow? That’s what happened to me this morning. Getting up real, real early, you tend to go to bed real, real early. So I hit the hay Wednesday night, and wake up this morning bright and ugly. I start the car to warm it up from inside the house, and just by habit, check to see it’s started O.K. .No problem there, but holy cow, sometime last night, a plow had gone down the residential street where we live, (for ...
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Dude, grab the catnip and come over 04/03/2015 10:26

‘Scientists at the University of Wisconsin and University of Maryland have created brand new music specifically for CATS.’

This is where you research dollars are going

I’m thinking...get Mittens a little catnip an...
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Winter lingers, but the fun begins! This Weekend- actually leading off Thursday- three Niagara Events are set to raise funds and awareness for some truly worthwhile causes.

The Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls features the annual Komedy for Kidneys Laugh a Thon to raise money in support of the Niagara Falls Dialysis Centre in the downtown Hatch building. On my weekend shows, I talked with funny man Mark Matthews, one of Canada's most notorius comedians about...
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I know it's pretty, but get off my a**! 03/03/2015 09:57

I'm a pretty easy going person

BUT (oh, you knew there was going to be a but...and in this case, BUTT) there are some things I don't understand

What is the logic behind tailgating?

It makes people slow down

Dosen't make the car 4 cars ahead (the one that slowing everone else down) go any faster

It kills people

and if the person is already in the slow (ie:right hand)...
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Trade deadline day a snoozer.............. 03/03/2015 06:39

NHL trade deadline day was a quiet affair.........there were no major blockbuster, headlining grabbing trades made, despite efforts by the Leafs, you would have to think, to unload high-priced, underachieving players (see Mr. Kessel, Mr. Phaneuf, Mr. Lupul, Mr. Van Reimsdyk, etc, etc, etc......

Here’s a quick list of some deals of note......

The Leafs made but 2 minor deals, sending forward Ollie Jokanen to the Blues for late a pick and ...
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TOP GUITAR CUTS.. 01/03/2015 14:01

Today (Sunday) is a Guitar Hero Super Sunday, always a listener favourite. Had a chance to dig deep into some of the best and most lasting riffs and solos of Classic Rock of all time. When you first picked up a guitar, quite possibly you and your skinny teenaged friends had visions of stardom and groupies floating in your head, like visions of sugarplums from the old Christmas story. It probably wasn't as easy as you thought it would be, and at about age 18, you gave it up, and got a r...
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What colours do you see in thid dress? 27/02/2015 15:01

What colours do you see in this dress? Blue and Black? or do you see white and gold?

Comment below and tell me what you see.

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Deadline day approaches.................... 26/02/2015 08:44

Is there a day in hockey,, other than maybe the day of the draft , the start of free agency on July 1st or the opening night of the Stanley Cup playoffs that has more buzz around it than trade deadline day? And is there a day in hockey that can be as anti-climactic as trade deadline day in the salary-cap era in which we live? Smart teams don’t wait until the deadline, they make their moves in advance and acquire available players without necessarily havi...
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Now You Cam Make BOOTY Music 25/02/2015 15:00

New device creates dum beats from the rhythmic movements of your BUTT!!!

Click to see the video on Youtube

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Got cats? Hazel dosn't care 25/02/2015 10:22

World, meet Hazel

Hazel, this is the world, and one lucky human is going to give you a furever home

Maybe you?

She is an amazing girl, very cuddly and cat friendly with the sweetest disposition

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Junior B Hockey honours it's finest 24/02/2015 05:45

The Golden Horseshoe Junior B Hockey Conference awards banquet was held Monday night at Club Roma in St. Catharines. Here is a list of the award winners from the evening............................

Volunteers of the year.......................

Kelly Barber of Ancaster

Larry Devuyst of Caledonia

Amy McCombs of Fort Erie

Michel ‘Frenchy” Dompie...
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The R.I.D.E. Program runs All Year! 23/02/2015 16:59

Reporting the Giant FM Weekend Morning Information Updates, I constantly monitor the Niagara Regional Police blotter. Each weekend morning, I get the results of the latest RIDE program, and how many vehicles were stopped and checked. Generally about 350 are pulled over when the police conduct traffic spot checks, and maybe several violations for various offences are handed out to drivers who should have known better than to drink and drive.

So as a publ...
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are playing poor hockey. The fans are fed up and want them to lose as many games as possible to get a decent draft pick. The players (not all) are going through the motions and many of them are avoiding "The Media" because it's a bad situation in "Hogtown" right now.

One of the bright spots over the last few games has been the play of defenceman Morgan Rielly, the other day he spoke to the press and made a comment about the teams pathetic...
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And the Oscar goes to... 23/02/2015 09:39

For some of my friends, THIS is their Superbowl

Oscar night

These are some of my favorite moments...

Oprah gets a Lego

Merryl and J Lo want equal pay too

ans JT needs to learn about personal space....
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Twitter twits 23/02/2015 08:19

Social media has, in many ways, revolutionized our society. Thanks to Twitter, Instagram ,Facebook and the like, it’s so much easier , for those who care, to keep up with what people like the Kardashians are up to. Another thing social media has done is give a voice to anyone who has anything to say about events happening around the world. Case in point, this past Sunday night’s Academy Awards. It was amazing how many different news outlets, be it print or electronic...
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I'll be back Tomorrow- and the day after that too! 22/02/2015 08:40

Just wanted to let you know that when I finish today's shift, you haven't heard the last of me for this week! Starting Monday night, I'll be picking up where Jef Brown leaves off. At 7pm, Monday-Friday, I'll be in the Giant FM Studio until Midnight, dispensing my particular brand of wisdom- to use a term that may or may not fit. Management has searched the world over, and has decided to put ME on the air weeknights- until Arsenio or Leno becomes available.

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MDP Update OR How to stay warm this winter 20/02/2015 11:38

Check out the Match Dot Paws blog for an update on Bear, Chunk (I love him soooo much!) and Lucy

and see how they can become a warm part of your family this winter!

Nothing beats the love of a rescue

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