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2019-10-21

Bad Trades: A Houle Family Tradition Spanning The Generations

Posted by: Ted Bird

Revisionist History pokes gentle fun at a former Montreal Canadien and longtime CH ambassador who had a less than successful run as the team’s general manager.  

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2019-10-21

Election Day…What you Need to Know

Posted by: Tom Whelan

It is election day – the polls in our area open at 9:30 this morning and close at 9:30 this evening. While it is good to have, you do not need your voter registration card with you in order to

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2019-10-18

Today Is Reptile Awareness Day!!!

Posted by: Franco

Today is “Back to the Future” Day, Check Your Meds Day, Count Your Buttons Day, Garbanzo Bean Day, International Adjust Your Chair Day, International Day of the Nacho, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and Reptile Awareness Day!!!       photo

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2019-10-18

Jean-Claude Van Damme Celebrates His 59th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Belgian martial artist and actor Jean-Claude Camille François van Varenberg known as Jean-Claude Van Damme celebrates his 59th birthday today. Also celebrating a birthday today are: Zac Efron-32 Ne-Yo-40 Thomas Hearns-61 Martina Navratilova-63 Pam Dawber-68 Mike Ditka-80 Dawn Wells, aka Mary Ann

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2019-10-18

Accessing The Outbound Champlain Bridge Will Be Next To Impossible This Weekend

Posted by: Tom Whelan

Major closures will be put in place in both the Turcot and Angrignon interchanges over the coming weekend in order to facilitate new construction. Heading to the South Shore via the Champlain Bridge will be next to impossible due to

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2019-10-18

She’s Got This

Posted by: Ted Bird

Longtime Montreal broadcaster and cancer survivor Tracey McKee joined us in-studio this week to talk about her upcoming one woman play at John Abbott College’s Casgrain Theater, where she’ll revisit her emotional journey from cancer diagnosis to remission.  Please click

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2019-10-17

October 17th 1902, The First Cadillac Was Produced In Detroit!

Posted by: Franco

On this date October 17th back in 1902, the first Cadillac was produced in Detroit. Oh how times have changed.       photo credit: https://www.gm.com/

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2019-10-17

NORM! George Wendt Celebrates his 71st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Best known for playing Norm Peterson on the famous sitcom Cheers, George Robert Wendt III celebrates his 71st birthday today. Eminem-47 ‘N Sync star Chris Kirkpatrick-48 Wyclef Jean-50 Ziggy Marley-51 Norm MacDonald-60 Alan Jackson-61 photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-16

Disney Founded 96 Years Ago On This Day!

Posted by: Franco

On October 16th, 1923, The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney was founded!!!       photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-16

John Mayer Celebrates His 42nd Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American singer, song-writer,  guitarist, and record producer John Clayton Mayer celebrates his 42nd birthday today! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea-57 Tim Robbins-61 Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead-72 Suzanne Somers-73 Angela Lansbury-94   photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-16

Not-So-Great Moments In Military Procurement On Revisionist History

Posted by: Ted Bird

Tom Whelan seemed to enjoy this. I hope you do, too.

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2019-10-15

Wayne Gretzky Became The All-Time Leading Points Scorer In The NHL Back In 1989.

Posted by: Franco

On this date October 15th in 1989, the great Wayne Gretzky became the all-time leading points scorer in the NHL.         photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-18

Today Is Reptile Awareness Day!!!

Posted by: Franco

Today is “Back to the Future” Day, Check Your Meds Day, Count Your Buttons Day, Garbanzo Bean Day, International Adjust Your Chair Day, International Day of the Nacho, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and Reptile Awareness Day!!!       photo

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2019-10-18

Jean-Claude Van Damme Celebrates His 59th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Belgian martial artist and actor Jean-Claude Camille François van Varenberg known as Jean-Claude Van Damme celebrates his 59th birthday today. Also celebrating a birthday today are: Zac Efron-32 Ne-Yo-40 Thomas Hearns-61 Martina Navratilova-63 Pam Dawber-68 Mike Ditka-80 Dawn Wells, aka Mary Ann

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2019-10-17

October 17th 1902, The First Cadillac Was Produced In Detroit!

Posted by: Franco

On this date October 17th back in 1902, the first Cadillac was produced in Detroit. Oh how times have changed.       photo credit: https://www.gm.com/

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2019-10-17

NORM! George Wendt Celebrates his 71st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Best known for playing Norm Peterson on the famous sitcom Cheers, George Robert Wendt III celebrates his 71st birthday today. Eminem-47 ‘N Sync star Chris Kirkpatrick-48 Wyclef Jean-50 Ziggy Marley-51 Norm MacDonald-60 Alan Jackson-61 photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-16

Disney Founded 96 Years Ago On This Day!

Posted by: Franco

On October 16th, 1923, The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney was founded!!!       photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-16

John Mayer Celebrates His 42nd Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American singer, song-writer,  guitarist, and record producer John Clayton Mayer celebrates his 42nd birthday today! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea-57 Tim Robbins-61 Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead-72 Suzanne Somers-73 Angela Lansbury-94   photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-15

Wayne Gretzky Became The All-Time Leading Points Scorer In The NHL Back In 1989.

Posted by: Franco

On this date October 15th in 1989, the great Wayne Gretzky became the all-time leading points scorer in the NHL.         photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-15

Chris De Burgh Celebrates His 71st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Christopher John Davison known as Chris de Burgh celebrates his 71st birthday today. Also celebrating a birthday today are: Emeril Lagasse-60 Tito Jackson-66 Linda Lavin-82   photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-11

Today Is World Egg Day And World Obesity Day.

Posted by: Franco

Friday October 11, 2019 is World Egg Day and World Obesity Day. It seem researchers say a dozen eggs a week are just fine. Really???         photo credit: https://www.today.com

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2019-10-11

Daryl Hall Celebrates His 73rd Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American singer, song writer, multi instrumentalist and co-founder and lead vocalist of Hall & Oates Daryl Franklin Hohl known as Daryl Hall celebrates his 73rd birthday today! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Cardi B-27 Emily Deschanel-43 True Blood’s Stephen Moyer-50 Jane Krakowski-51 Joan

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2019-10-10

On October 10th 1886, The Tuxedo Was Invented!

Posted by: Franco

Did you know that On this date in 1886, the tuxedo was invented? Everyone’s crazy about a sharp dressed man!     photo credit: https://www.hollywoodsuits.com

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2019-10-10

Tanya Tucker Celebrates Her 61st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American country music artist Tanya Denise Tucker celebrates her 61st birthday today. Also celebrating a birthday on this October 10th are: Mario Lopez-46 David Lee Roth-65 Brett Favre-65 Peter Coyote-78   photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-10-17

October 17th 1902, The First Cadillac Was Produced In Detroit!

Posted by: Franco

On this date October 17th back in 1902, the first Cadillac was produced in Detroit. Oh how times have changed.       photo credit: https://www.gm.com/

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2019-10-03

Today Is National Boyfriend Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today October 3rd is National Boyfriend Day! Take the time and make it a special one for the BIG GUY in your life!     photo credit: https://lifehacks.io

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2019-10-01

Today October 1st Is CD Player Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today October 1st is CD Player Day. The Compact Disc was one of the most innovative storage solutions ever created. Do you still have or use your compact disc player? If yes pull your that CD player out and some

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2019-09-26

Guy Lafleur Underwent Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery Earlier Today.

Posted by: Franco

Montreal Canadiens have released the following update on Guy Lafleur’s health status. “Guy Lafleur underwent quadruple bypass heart surgery earlier this morning at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM). This procedure was necessary after a routine examination detected

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2019-09-20

Today Is National Gibberish Day.

Posted by: Franco

September 20th, National Gibberish Day is dedicated to a type of speech that is nonsensical. Gibberish can range from speech sounds that mean nothing to speech that actually means something via jargon that not everyone would understand. With that said

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2019-09-19

Alex Trebek Battles Pancreatic Cancer.

Posted by: Franco

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says when he’s gone, he wants people to talk about how good his life was. He’s also told A-B-C he does not want people to say when he dies that “He was taken from us too

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2019-09-18

The Impact Up Against Toronto F-C Tonight.

Posted by: Franco

The Impact will be hosting Toronto F-C at Saputo Stadium tonight in the first leg of the Canadian Championship final. The winner will represent Canada in the CONCACAF Champions League.     photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-09-16

Pre-Season Action For Some Canadian N-H-L Teams Tonight!

Posted by: Franco

Pre-season action for some of Canada’s N-H-L teams tonight. The Habs kick things off with a home game against the New Jersey Devils.     photo credit: https://www.nhl.com/

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2019-09-13

Eddie Money Dies From Esophageal Cancer.

Posted by: Franco

Eddie Money passed away from stage 4 esophageal cancer today. Cindy Ronzoni, Money’s publicist provided a statement from the family saying Money died peacefully this morning in Los Angeles. The husky-voiced, blue collar performer was known for such hits as

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2019-09-12

School Of Thought Not Of Spray!

Posted by: Franco

Schools usually nurture the curiosity of children, but a student accidentally went overboard this morning. The student found a can of bear spray on the property of Alphonse-Desjardins elementary school in Montreal’s east-end and inadvertently set it off, spraying the

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2019-08-30

Maxime Bernier, Leader of The People’s Party, Exclusive Interview With Brian Master

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  Maxime Bernier, the leader of The People’s Party, had a chat with Jewel Radio’s Brian Master the other night, talked about his party platform, and focused on his vision for the future. He says he tried to work with the

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2019-05-02

AMT Free Service Until 1AM May 3 2019

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Spoke to the AMT, the free train service will remain until 1AM tomorrow morning.   Highway 30 was also running toll free, they have updated their website Tolls will resume as of midnight tonight.   Photo Credit: AMT & A30

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