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Relay for Hope

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From left: Curtis Boucher, Janice Patterson and Christopher Salas are running from Winnipeg to Regina as part of the Mylan Relay for Hope, to raise funds for HIV and AIDS research. The team ran through Brandon on Sunday morning. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun)

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From left: Curtis Boucher, Janice Patterson and Christopher Salas are running from Winnipeg to Regina as part of the Mylan Relay for Hope, to raise funds for HIV and AIDS research. The team ran through Brandon on Sunday morning. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun)

Dog Day Afternoon

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A set member carts a stuffed toy dog during production of

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A set member carts a stuffed toy dog during production of "A Dog's Purpose", Friday afternoon on 15th Street. The Dennis Quaid movie will also film in Virden after finishing in Brandon. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun)

Lending as assist for MS research

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Kids get their photo taken with Brandon Wheat Kings Colton Waltz and Macoy Erkamps, as well as Wheaties mascot Willie, at the North Hill A&W during the restaurant chain’s Cruisin’ to end MS day on Thursday. The annual campaign raises funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

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Kids get their photo taken with Brandon Wheat Kings Colton Waltz and Macoy Erkamps, as well as Wheaties mascot Willie, at the North Hill A&W during the restaurant chain’s Cruisin’ to end MS day on Thursday. The annual campaign raises funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

Sorry . . . the drive-thru is closed

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A tow truck driver sweeps up glass as a car rests inside the dining room of Ken’s Restaurant & Chinese Food on the 700 block of 18th Street after the driver lost control and drove through the front window of the restaurant and into the side wall on Wednesday. No one was injured in the collision, but the restaurant was heavily damaged.

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A tow truck driver sweeps up glass as a car rests inside the dining room of Ken’s Restaurant & Chinese Food on the 700 block of 18th Street after the driver lost control and drove through the front window of the restaurant and into the side wall on Wednesday. No one was injured in the collision, but the restaurant was heavily damaged.

Rough ride

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Barbara Bohune pedals with her dog Gina in a basket in front of her while out for a bike ride with her husband Larry on Tuesday afternoon.

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Barbara Bohune pedals with her dog Gina in a basket in front of her while out for a bike ride with her husband Larry on Tuesday afternoon.

They shot a movie once . . .

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A movie crew shoots scenes in a downtown Brandon alley on Tuesday afternoon. They’re filming for “A Dog’s Purpose,” a movie starring actor Dennis Quaid. Shooting also continues at a closed set on a farm north of Minnedosa, where Quaid is expected to work next week. Filming is also to take place in Virden.

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A movie crew shoots scenes in a downtown Brandon alley on Tuesday afternoon. They’re filming for “A Dog’s Purpose,” a movie starring actor Dennis Quaid. Shooting also continues at a closed set on a farm north of Minnedosa, where Quaid is expected to work next week. Filming is also to take place in Virden.

Gearing up for the gridiron

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Players run through a workout during the first day of the Vincent Massey Vikings’ high school football training camp on Monday afternoon. All Winnipeg High School Football League football teams opened camp on Monday. The league begins exhibition games next week.

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Players run through a workout during the first day of the Vincent Massey Vikings’ high school football training camp on Monday afternoon. All Winnipeg High School Football League football teams opened camp on Monday. The league begins exhibition games next week.

Making the cut

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A farmer swaths a field, creating a pattern of lines on the field north of Wawanesa on Monday afternoon. But in other parts of the province, crops have been damaged from storms last weekend. Keystone Agricultural Producers president Dan Mazier says the Selkirk, Gladstone and Interlake areas were hit hardest by rain and hail, and that crops will be affected. Manitoba Public Insurance says so far, more than 300 hail claims have been filed.

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A farmer swaths a field, creating a pattern of lines on the field north of Wawanesa on Monday afternoon. But in other parts of the province, crops have been damaged from storms last weekend. Keystone Agricultural Producers president Dan Mazier says the Selkirk, Gladstone and Interlake areas were hit hardest by rain and hail, and that crops will be affected. Manitoba Public Insurance says so far, more than 300 hail claims have been filed.

Buzzing with activity

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Beekeepers with Treesbank Apiaries collect hives from a field northwest of Wawanesa on Monday afternoon.

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Beekeepers with Treesbank Apiaries collect hives from a field northwest of Wawanesa on Monday afternoon.

House fire

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Police responded to a fire at 3401 Rosser Avenue late Sunday evening. The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported. Foul play is not suspected.

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Police responded to a fire at 3401 Rosser Avenue late Sunday evening. The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported. Foul play is not suspected.

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