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Early Lunch Break Tour 2.0 In The Books

Last Friday was the last stop on Ted and Tom’s Early Lunch Break Tour Fall/Winter 2018-19, and we wrapped it up in the company of the fine men and women of the Hudson Fire Department. Thanks to Rockaberry and Arte

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The First Income Tax

On this date in 1799, the world’s first income tax was imposed.   I wonder what the reaction was…   Photo Credit: The Tax 

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Staying Alive Can Actually Save Lives

Londoner Bob Attewell recently used the Bee Gees song ”Stayin Alive” to save another man’s life. Bob was putting air into his tires at a gas station when he saw fellow customer Jimmy Smith fall to the ground because of

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Happy New Year (and to our moms: HAPPY NEW YEAR!)

Tom Whelan and I are back from Christmas holidays and exhausted from yelling at our elderly deaf mothers. Happy New Year to all.

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Naked News

An unidentified man recently stripped naked on an Air India Express flight from Dubai to India. The man disrobed before walking naked down the center aisle. Flight attendants got him seated and covered him with a blanket for the duration

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Bridezilla Demands Cash

A bridezilla recently uninvited friends and family members to her wedding after they gave her gifts instead of cash at her engagement party. The unidentified woman started trending online after she posted the following message on Reddit .. “I specified

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Strength in numbers as a fitness strategy

This week on Khryssfit with personal trainer and nutrition expert Khrystal Milot, we talked about the benefits of participating in a regular exercise class directed by qualified fitness professionals. It’s what I’ve been doing at OrangeTheory Fitness in Vaudreuil, and

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Early Lunch Break Tour Stop #8

Cathy Clarke and the staff at the MUHC Vaccine Study Center in Pierrefonds took us at our word when Tom Whelan wondered on the air whether they would set us up with our very own smallpox sample. (Actually, they gave

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New Year’s Eve Bash For Palliative Care

A 2017 New Year’s Eve bash to benefit the West Island Palliative Care Residence was such a huge success that organizers have decided to reprise the event in almost identical form for New Year’s Eve 2018. Please click on the

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Thank You!

$12,000 raised for Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation in the second annual Jewel 106.7 On Air For Healthcare radiothon! Thank you to everyone who contributed and participated. You made a difference in our community!

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On Air For Healthcare

Jewel 106.7 FM is proud to partner with the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation for their second annual radiothon fundraiser this Tuesday, December 11th. “On Air For Healthcare” will be live from Dunn’s Famous deli at 11602 Salaberry Blvd. west of

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Early Lunch Break Tour Stop #7

The Jewel 106.7 FM Early Lunch Break Tour was used as a pretext to get Ted and Tom into a library this week, although they were more interested in the meticulously-assembled model ships at la bibliotheque municipale de St. Lazare

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Principal Grinch

A Omaha, Nebraska school principal Jennifer Sinclair was recently placed on administrative leave after she sent a notice to teachers directing them to ban Christmas decorations in their classrooms. The memo told teachers not to display Santa-related items, Christmas trees,

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White Reindeer

A hiker in Norway recently came across a rare white reindeer. Photographer Mads Nordsveen tells the TV show; “He was quite relaxed when he saw that I was calm and friendly. It was almost as if he posed for the

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Christmas Dinner In Spaaaaace!

A rocket was launched yesterday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It is heading to the space station and contains a Christmas dinner featuring turkey, fruitcake, candied yams and cranberry sauce. The rocket also has 40 mice and 36,000 worms on board

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