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Grit gains cause for Tory concern

Gone are the days the Conservatives could run a “yellow dog” in southwestern Manitoba’s two federal ridings and come away with a comfortable win.

According to a Brandon Sun exclusive, a new Probe Research poll says the Liberal party has made substantial gains in Brandon-Souris and Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette.

In Brandon-Souris, the poll surveyed ...

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    Yesterday’s Brandon Sun showcased two shining examples of what Westman can, and usually does, accomplish when residents rally in support of a good cause.

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