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BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

BOB’S BLOG: My problems with this provincial campaign

Every time an election is called, any kind of election, like that old dog who wants to hunt, I’ve got this hankering to head out and track down votes or hammer a sign into someone’s lawn. Until now.

Canadian tourism in Florida sets new record

Canadian tourism to Florida set an all-time record in the first quarter of 2014.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Hamilton Halton Datebook: Hollywood Sings, Patsy Cline, Lez Miz

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Jul 31, 2014 - 0 comments

Concerts In The Park, a summer staple in Burlington at Central Park, presents Now and Then, Aug. 3 / Wednesdays at Whitehern presents live music plus all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade for $1 until Aug. 6 at Whitehern Historic House - click for a lot more entertainment ideas right through September

Toronto/Ontario Datebook for August: Smokey Robinson, Wasaga under Siege

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Jul 30, 2014 - 0 comments

The 12th TD IRIE Music Festival takes place Aug. 1-4 at Nathan Phillips Square / Smokey Robinson, Aug. 1 at Casino Rama, Orillia - click for a lot more entertainment options happening now, in August and beyond

Home of the Sage Confucius's hometown houses his teachings

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Jul 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Disillusioned and depressed near the end of his life, he returned to Qufu and continued to teach until he died poor and unrecognized at the age of 73. Although his students numbered around 3,000, only 72 became disciples who gathered his teachings into a book called the Analects and spread his word that led to his eventual recognition as the Sage of China - click headline

Newbie golf journalist has his eyes opened

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Jul 20, 2014 - 0 comments

It's clearly bad form for playwrights or film directors to give away their endings but I'm neither so I'll break with tradition and go against the norm - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Celebrating for a lost friend

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I celebrated my 67th birthday this month, happy to be on this side of the dirt - click headline

Datebook: What's going on around Kitchener-Waterloo

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Jul 16, 2014 - 0 comments

Twist and Shout: The British Invasion, music that rocked the world, a revue featuring classic songs by The Beatles, Gerry and The Pacemakers, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, and more, is on stage at Huron Country Playhouse July 17-Aug. 2 - click for a lot more entertainment ideas this month and next

Datebook: Goings on around Hamilton Halton

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Jul 15, 2014 - 0 comments

Look, No Hans! at Drayton Festival Theatre to July 19 - click headline for a lot of great entertainment options for this month and beyond

Datebook: Goings on around Toronto

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Jul 14, 2014 - 0 comments

Porch View Dances July 16-20 / Counting Crows, July 17 at Casino Rama / Habari Africa July 18-20 at Harbourfront Centre / Beaches International Jazz Festival July 18-27 / Woodbine Park Concerts, July 18 and 25 / Look, No Hans! at Drayton Festival Theatre to July 19 - click for a huge number of entertainment ideas in July and into August

Dreaming big: Dolly Parton tours with new album

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Jul 09, 2014 - 0 comments

Superstar Dolly Parton has her millions of fans among both males and females, but among her fiercest supporters are music critics who argue that her larger-than-life persona tends to get in the way of recognizing her as one of the most talented songwriters in the history of country music - click headline

Sensitive Skin: Cattrall returns to small screen

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Jul 08, 2014 - 0 comments

“I was immediately drawn to the intelligence and the humour of it, and very much reminded of Sex and the City" - click headline