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Sheriff: Dog Stops Attempted Rape in Florida by Biting Woman’s Attacker

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. —  A Boston terrier stopped a rape attempt by biting a Florida woman’s attacker, police said.

By News on the Net - Monday, January 26, 2009 - Full Story

Golf experience in Cap Cana

imageNowhere else in the world will the golf experience be like this. With a tropical setting and Nicklaus details. Three courses, fifty-four holes, each offering their own challenges and rewards.
Nicklaus Design is the global firm founded by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and owened by the Nicklaus family.

By Guest Column - Saturday, January 24, 2009 - Full Story

Almost perfect

Announcing TV Version of “On With The Show!”
If you’re like me, you like watching movies. When the chance came up to produce a TV version of “On With The Show” I got excited!

  The next thing I knew, I was in my studio facing a camera with two Collie pups in my arms, telling a story and showing people how to make a collectible figurine to remember it by. Talk about fun!

  I hope you enjoy this special story about a Collie puppy with a secret. At the end of the story, there is a link to watch the TV version.  Come on .... Let’s enjoy this story together and get “On
With The Show!”

- Ron Hevener.

By Guest Column Ron Hevener- Thursday, January 22, 2009 - Full Story

CAW Local 1001 Members Approve Closure Agreement at St. Thomas Truck Plant

TORONTO, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - CAW Local 1001 members who work at the Sterling truck plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, overwhelmingly voted Sunday in favour of a closure agreement that provides enhanced severance, extended benefits for those who qualify and funding for a job action centre.

By Guest Column - Monday, January 19, 2009 - Full Story

“Jesus Freak” Kurt Warner Headed to Super Bowl 43!

- Satire -
Sports fans who have followed Kurt Warner’s pro football career know that the man is a humble, God fearing player who always gives due credit to HIS main man: Jesus Christ, whom Warner calls his Lord and Savior.

Warner’s religious transparency leaves some feeling squeamish, none of whom are among the 50,000 crazed Arizona Cardinal fans who are still celebrating Warner’s performance in a 32-25 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles this afternoon.

By John Lillpop - Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Full Story

Grimo Nut Nursery 2009 Catalog

Grimo Nut Nursery,
979 Lakeshore Road, RR#3,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Canada L0S 1J0
grimonut.com

By Wes Porter - Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Full Story

Honda “Fury” makes North American debut at the Edmonton and New York City Motorcycle Shows

It’s the chopper you would build for yourself - if you had a factory instead of a garage. Introducing the Fury, a machine that radiates attitude and delivers a total riding experience approaching the outer limits of motorcycling. Welcome to the wild side - of Honda.

By News on the Net - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

Mom to the rescue

From a CFP Reader,
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By Guest Column - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

General Motors 2-Mode Hybrid Powertrain Wins Inaugural 2009 Best New Green Technology Award

General Motors 2-mode Hybrid Powertrain was declared the inaugural winner of the 2009 Best New Green Technology award by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The award was announced today during a press conference at the Montreal International Auto Show.

By News on the Net - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

CTF: School Taxes Must Drop

REGINA: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) calls for a reduction in school taxes in its annual pre-budget submission to the province of Saskatchewan.

By Canadian Taxpayers Federation - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Expert says UAW will fight concessions

The United Auto Workers is not likely to make any major concessions on wages and benefits during the round of negotiations with U.S. automakers.

By News on the Net - Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - Full Story

Government stops short on brake pads: local CEO

The next time you step on the brake pedal of your car or truck, consider this: Do you know who made your brake pads?

By News on the Net - Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - Full Story

Mickey Rourke wins Best Actor at Golden Globes and thanks his dogs in acceptance speech

Mickey Rourke won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama at the Golden Globes this evening for his lead role in The Wrestler.

By Guest Column - Monday, January 12, 2009 - Full Story

Book Review: The Deniers

Reposted with permission from TCSDaily

There appears to be a great spiritual thirst for predicting great catastrophes. I call it Armageddon chic. In Lawrence Solomon’s 2008 book, The Deniers, however, we hear from a good many moderate voices. There are no sensational prophecies, but there are many reasons to take a deep yoga breath.

By Guest Column Ben-Peter Terpstra- Sunday, January 11, 2009 - Full Story

Chinese Year of the Ox and Gifts of Citrus

Last year it was the Year of the Rat. This year, according to the Chinese Zodiac, it is the Year of the Ox. Over much of East Asia, it is time for ushering in the Chinese New Year. As in the Western festive season, it is a time for celebration. Traditional gifts, especially to children, are red envelopes and, inside, cards concealing money.

By Wes Porter - Sunday, January 11, 2009 - Full Story

Do You Have A ‘One Problem Doctor’?

Have you seen this sign in your doctor’s office? It reads, “One problem per visit, please.” An editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says this sign is popping up in the offices of some family physicians. So how will the one-problem-doctor affect your medical care?  And how did this asinine situation happen?

By News on the Net - Monday, January 5, 2009 - Full Story

January Gardening

The weather was, as the late Benny Hill was wont to observe about an entirely different subject, “not pretty – not horrible . . . pretty horrible.” An enviro-skeptic observed: “Why does Ontario have blizzards while B.C. has David Suzuki? – Ontario had first choice.”

By Wes Porter - Sunday, January 4, 2009 - Full Story

Top ten favourite videos and DVDs 2008

2008 was an exciting year for innovative films and DVDs.  Many of the world’s leading filmmakers presented new works.  Let’s take a look at ten of my favourite DVDs of the past year produced in North America and five DVDs of films made overseas.

By Larry Anklewicz - Friday, January 2, 2009 - Full Story

Can Anyone Bail Out The Detroit Lions?

With the federal government now prepared to bail out America’s automobile industry it is now clear the only thing in worse shape in Detroit than GM, Chrysler and Ford is the Detroit Lions.

By Guest Column Aaron Goldstein- Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - Full Story

Toothless Enforcement by EPA

Recently, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, ranked as one of the ‘best of the best hospitals’ according to public opinion and a recent study by US News, was fined nearly a quarter of a million dollars for improperly disposing of chemotherapy waste and other hazardous materials. Chemicals used for chemotherapy, along with mercury poisoned waste, were improperly stored and labelled as regulations require.  Christine Hickey, a hospital spokeswoman, said the chemotherapy chemicals were originally handled and labelled as regular medical waste and not as hazardous chemical waste, as regulations require.

By Guest Column William McCreary, PhD.- Monday, December 22, 2008 - Full Story