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World curling champs

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Lois Fowler, far left, and the rest of her Brandon Curling team along with coach Brian Fowler hold up the world senior champions trophy after beating Italy 6-2 in the final. From left to right, Fowler, along with third Maureen Bonar, second Cathy Gauthier and lead Allyson Stewart won the title Saturday at the championship game in Sochi, Russia.

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Lois Fowler, far left, and the rest of her Brandon Curling team along with coach Brian Fowler hold up the world senior champions trophy after beating Italy 6-2 in the final. From left to right, Fowler, along with third Maureen Bonar, second Cathy Gauthier and lead Allyson Stewart won the title Saturday at the championship game in Sochi, Russia.

Browsing for a bargain

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Hundreds of bargain hunters browse through the items at Brandon’s Largest Garage Sale in the Manitoba Room at the Keystone Centre on Saturday. Admission and table rental fees will go to support the United Way of Brandon and District.

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Hundreds of bargain hunters browse through the items at Brandon’s Largest Garage Sale in the Manitoba Room at the Keystone Centre on Saturday. Admission and table rental fees will go to support the United Way of Brandon and District.

Drumming up a good time

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Drummers with the Lord Selkirk Boys Pipe and Drum Band practise their beat under blue skies as they prepare for their performance at the Brandon Highland Festival at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School on Saturday.

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Drummers with the Lord Selkirk Boys Pipe and Drum Band practise their beat under blue skies as they prepare for their performance at the Brandon Highland Festival at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School on Saturday.

Scoping out a new set of wheels

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Mike Briol uses a tape measure to find the right size bicycle during the annual Kiwanis Club Bike Auction at the Brandon Curling Club on Saturday.

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Mike Briol uses a tape measure to find the right size bicycle during the annual Kiwanis Club Bike Auction at the Brandon Curling Club on Saturday.

Two down

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Brandon Wheat Kings' John Quenneville celebrates Tyler Coulter following his game-winning goal over the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday night to lead their their WHL play-off series 2-0, at Westman Place.

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Brandon Wheat Kings' John Quenneville celebrates Tyler Coulter following his game-winning goal over the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday night to lead their their WHL play-off series 2-0, at Westman Place.

Faerie magic at WMCA

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Yoshiko Kamikusa strides onto the stage during the setup for a performance of “The Faerie Queen” by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Thursday afternoon. The ballet, based on Shakespeare’s “A MIdsummer Night’s Dream,” was presented at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium last night.

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Yoshiko Kamikusa strides onto the stage during the setup for a performance of “The Faerie Queen” by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Thursday afternoon. The ballet, based on Shakespeare’s “A MIdsummer Night’s Dream,” was presented at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium last night.

Speed limit increase

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Premier Greg Selinger and Herb Mahood, director of regional operations with Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation, announced the speed limit on the Trans-Canada Highway between Brandon and Winnipeg will be increased to 110 km/hr as of June 2.

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Premier Greg Selinger and Herb Mahood, director of regional operations with Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation, announced the speed limit on the Trans-Canada Highway between Brandon and Winnipeg will be increased to 110 km/hr as of June 2.

West-end standoff

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A BPS member trains a weapon on a semi-trailer parked in the Sobeys West parking lot west of 34th St. as BPS responds to a call for a suicidal male with a weapon in the vehicle. The male spoke with police officers before exciting the vehicle after a standoff and was handcuffed before being put into an ambulance. Businesses in the mall were closed and a portion of Victoria Ave. was blocked off during the incident.

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A BPS member trains a weapon on a semi-trailer parked in the Sobeys West parking lot west of 34th St. as BPS responds to a call for a suicidal male with a weapon in the vehicle. The male spoke with police officers before exciting the vehicle after a standoff and was handcuffed before being put into an ambulance. Businesses in the mall were closed and a portion of Victoria Ave. was blocked off during the incident.

Getting a check up

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Yi Fan Dong, 3, has his teeth checked by dentist Dr. Elham Elahiyoun, left, during the Preschool Wellness Fair at the Keystone Centre on Tuesday.

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Yi Fan Dong, 3, has his teeth checked by dentist Dr. Elham Elahiyoun, left, during the Preschool Wellness Fair at the Keystone Centre on Tuesday.

Flipping out

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Arhianna Hackert does a front flip while playing on a trampoline at a home on Stickney Avenue with friends on a cool Monday afternoon.

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Arhianna Hackert does a front flip while playing on a trampoline at a home on Stickney Avenue with friends on a cool Monday afternoon.

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Winnipeg police looking for 'person of interest' in deaths of two street men

WINNIPEG - Police in Winnipeg have removed trash bins from a downtown alley as officers investigate the weekend deaths of two men who spent much of their time on the streets.

A lane near a homeless shelter was blocked off with police tape and a flatbed was used to remove the tarp-covered bins.

Police say they believe one suspect who was ...

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