STUDENTS WORRY ABOUT LOST TIME IN CLASSROOM
10/17/2017 8:46:11 AM
You've heard from the faculty and the employer, but how do students feel about the strike at Ontario's Colleges, including Algonquin College in Pembroke and Ottawa? myFM News reached out to area students to see how they feel about the strike: Schools remain open...

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AB MAYOR WANTS ACTION ON DOUGLAS SPEEDERS
10/17/2017 8:33:29 AM
There are no free passes for speeding through the Admaston-Bromley hamlet of Douglas. Mayor Michael Donohue says he can't understand it, as motorists coming upon the community can see it for some distance before they arrive.

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PONTIAC MNA NAMED TRANSPORT MINISTER
10/17/2017 8:25:11 AM
Congratulations to Pontiac MNA Andre Fortin, who was appointed Quebec Transport Minister last Wednesday. The move was part of a cabinet shuffle by Premier Philippe Couillard.

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FALSE ALARMS COSTING PETAWAWA FIRE DEPT TOO MANY LOST HOURS
10/17/2017 8:21:56 AM
False alarms are a concern for the Petawawa Fire Department. Last month, there were four responses to smoke alarms going off and one report of smoke coming from a building.

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ALGONQUIN FACULTY SAY STRIKE ABOUT QUALITY OF EDUCATION
10/16/2017 3:31:14 PM
Faculty at Algonquin College in Pembroke are joining those at 23 other colleges in Ontario who are on the picket line today. The strike began at midnight, after the Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the College Employer Council failed to come to a deal.

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SNOWMOBILE THIEF GETS STUCK, ABANDONS MACHINE: OPP
10/16/2017 3:16:12 PM
Often when a snowmobile is stolen, police just follow the tracks to nab the thief. Problem is, not too many machines are taken before the first snowfall. Not so in Whitewater Region Township last Saturday.

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HEALTH PROFESSIONALS VOICE CONCERNS OVER CARFENTANIL DISGUISED AS HEROIN
10/16/2017 9:35:38 AM
A stern warning that illicit carfentanil is making its way into street drugs. It's happening in Ottawa, where users think they are buying heroin, only to find the samples are tainted with, or entirely composed of, fentanyl or carfentanil.

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12TH ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE GALA A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS
10/16/2017 9:29:49 AM
This Saturday (Oct 14) was the 12th annual Black and White Gala that supports the Pembroke Regional Hospital. President and CEO of PRH, Pierre Noel, says he was delighted to see so many people out at Normandy Officers Mess at Garrison Petawawa.

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STUNNING NEW CENOTAPH UNVEILED IN COBDEN
10/16/2017 9:17:02 AM
This year is the 75th anniversary of the 427 Squadron. In honour of the special operations airforce squadron, a cenotaph was installed in Cobden, which was unveiled Sunday afternoon.

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PEMBROKE DRIVERS REMINDED TO LOCK IT OR LOSE IT AS OPP COMPAIGN CONTINUES
10/16/2017 9:11:12 AM
You're reminded to lock it or lose it when you go out. The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police runs a Lock It Or Lose It campaign that serves as a reminder that if you don't lock your vehicle when you're in public, you may lose some of your valuables.

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GM MAYOR RECOVERING AT HOME, NO DATE SET FOR RETURN
10/16/2017 8:53:33 AM
The Mayor of Greater Madawaska Township is progressing well in her recovery from major injuries sustained in an ATV crash on August 26th.

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OVER 200 CUTOMERS WITHOUT POWER IN GREATER MADAWASKA
10/16/2017 8:02:13 AM
High winds and heavy rains that hit the region yesterday has knocked out power for a large group in Greater Madawaska. Hydro One is reporting that 238 customers are in the dark.

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ALGONQUIN COLLEGE FACULITY ON STRIKE
10/16/2017 6:07:08 AM
Faculty at 24 Ontario colleges are going on strike, affecting more than 500,000 students. The College Employer Council, which bargains for the colleges, says the Ontario Public Service Employees Union rejected its latest contract proposal.

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RAINFALL & HIGH WIND SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ISSUED
10/14/2017 2:04:47 PM
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for our entire listening area. A large amount of rainfall is expected tonight into Sunday, adding in powerful winds on Sunday. Before Sunday evening, 25 to 50 millimetres of rain is possible.

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COLLEGE OFFERS ADVICE FOR STUDENTS
10/13/2017 5:43:43 PM
We don't know yet whether there will be a walkout by unionized members at Ontario's 24 public colleges on Monday, and our best advice is listen to the radio.

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GET A TASTE OF THE VALLEY IN COBDEN SATURDAY
10/13/2017 3:43:03 PM
It's the last one of the season and this year's Taste of the Valley, Cobden-style, is shaping up to be quite an event as craft and produce vendors from across the region get ready to showcase their wares. That's organizer Joy Curry.

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NEW CENOTAPH TO BE UNVEILED IN COBDEN SUNDAY
10/13/2017 3:27:47 PM
Veteran?s Memorial Park in Cobden will be a focal point on Sunday. It's the 75th anniversary of the 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron and a ceremony in Cobden is planned to mark the occasion.

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MONDAY SESSION AIMS TO HELP TEENS COPE
10/13/2017 3:18:19 PM
Helping area teenagers dealing with stress is the focal point behind a lecture set for Monday night at Festival Hall in Pembroke. Dr.

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EGANVILLE OPEN HOUSE AN INSIDE LOOK AT FIREFIGHTING
10/13/2017 2:37:43 PM
Fire prevention week is drawing to a close and the Bonnechere Valley Fire Department invites you to an open house at their Eganville station tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am until 2pm.

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RENFREW CRAFT BEER AND FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL SET FOR SATURDAY
10/13/2017 8:58:50 AM
Rain or shine, the 2nd annual FrewTober event is a go. Held in downtown Renfrew and Low Square, the Craft Beer and Food Truck festival is an experience to remember according to Renfrew Councillor Arlene Jamieson.

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PEMBROKE LUMBER KINGS PRESENT 'BLAST FROM THE PAST'
10/13/2017 8:53:23 AM
Take a step back in time with the Pembroke Lumber Kings. The Pembroke Legion will be hosting what is being called a Blast From the Past from noon until 5pm on Saturday.

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GARRISON PETAWAWA WRAPS 2017 UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN
10/13/2017 8:50:45 AM
The Renfrew County United Way fundraising campaign at Garrison Petawawa has come to a close. Yesterday, the base wrapped up with its Campaign Wrap-up Spaghetti Lunch.

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GARRISON PETAWAWA WRAPS 2017 UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN
10/13/2017 8:48:06 AM
The Renfrew County United Way fundraising campaign at Garrison Petawawa has come to a close. Yesterday, the base wrapped up with its Campaign Wrap-up Spaghetti Lunch.

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EMERALD ASH BORER DISCOVERED IN COBDEN
10/13/2017 8:32:01 AM
The battle against the Emerald Ash Borer continues in Renfrew County. The bug, that attacks and can potentially kill ash trees, has now been discoverd in Cobden. However, all other traps that were placed earlier this year across the county turned up empty.

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UOV AND KILLALOE OPP RELEASE RESULTS OF OPERATION IMPACT
10/13/2017 8:20:10 AM
Operation Impact kept Upper Ottawa Valley and Killaloe OPP officers busy over the holiday long weekend.

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SHORTAGE OF CANDIDATES MEANS MANY ACCLAIMED IN QUEBEC ELECTION
10/12/2017 8:48:22 AM
The Municipal Elections in Quebec are November 5th, and the deadline for candidate nominations has passed. In Sheenboro, Shawville and Portage du Fort, a shortage of candidates means that many familiar faces will return.

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EXERCISE WALKING DRAGOON TAKING PLACE IN AREA
10/12/2017 8:37:56 AM
The Royal Canadian Dragoons are rolling out Exercise Walking Dragoon beginning today. The training will be ongoing until Monday, and will be centred around Renfrew, Cobden and Beachburg.

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NEIGHBOUR TESTIFIES IN BASIL BORUTSKI TRIAL
10/11/2017 4:38:48 PM
The court has heard more testimony in the trial of accused triple murderer Basil Borutski. Shirl Roesler lived in the same social housing building as Borutski in Palmer Rapids at the time of the murders of Carol Culleton, Anastasia Kuzyk and Nathalie Warmerdam.

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STRIKE THREAT LOOMS AT ALGONQUIN COLLEGE
10/11/2017 3:54:23 PM
Students attending Algonquin College in Pembroke or Ottawa could be in for some extra time off. There might be a walkout by faculty at Ontario's 24 community colleges as early as next Monday.

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DRIVE AWAY HUNGER TOUR TO VISIT RENFREW COUNTY
10/11/2017 3:41:14 PM
A nationwide food drive will travel through Renfrew County tomorrow (Thursday). The Drive Away Hunger Tour will collect food donations from seven different schools in the area, and Barclay Dick and Sons will drive the tractor and trailer.

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PETAWAWA FIRE CHIEF SOUNDS ALARM ABOUT RESPONSE TIME
10/11/2017 3:36:13 PM
With the start of school and Fire Prevention Week, means fire drills. Petawawa Fire Chief, Steve Knott, says that these drills are a chance to reveal some flaws.

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WHITEWATER APPROVES PTSD POLICY
10/11/2017 3:19:21 PM
A new Post Traumatic Stress Disorder policy has been passed for the Township of Whitewater Region Township. CAO Robert Tremblay explains why the change was neccessary.

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EGANVILLE SIGNS TO CARRY FORESTRY MESSAGE
10/11/2017 3:07:16 PM
The forest industry is very prominent in Renfrew County.

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NEW TOWN LIMIT SIGNS FOR WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP
10/11/2017 9:05:03 AM
Whitewater Township is going to get some new signs on Highway 17. At last week's (Oct 4) council meeting, it was approved that there would be a request sent in to the Ministry of Transportation, requesting enhanced boundary signs.

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LOCAL BUSINESSES BAND TOGETHER TO BOOST ZOMBIE THRILL RUN
10/11/2017 9:03:25 AM
The Zombie Thrill run is $11,250 closer to its fundraising goal. Petawawa Toyota got the ball rolling by donating $5,000, and soon, other local businesses stepped up as well.

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CHANGES TO TAX REBATES WILL AFFECT VACANT PROPERTIES
10/11/2017 9:00:45 AM
Pembroke city council is looking at its options after the Ministry of Finance decided to make changes to vacancy tax rebates on properties.

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COBDEN HOUSE FIRE DEEMED SUSPICIOUS
10/11/2017 8:42:49 AM
It's not clear yet what caused a house fire in Cobden early Tuesday. However, officials now say that it appears suspicious.

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BORUTSKI STILL SILENT WHILE JURORS SEE UNSETTLING PHOTOS IN TRIPLE MURDER TRIAL
10/11/2017 7:43:06 AM
It was not an easy day for jurors who bore witness to graphic autopsy photographs as the Basil Borutski murder trial continues in Ottawa. According to expert testimony from Forensic Pathologist, Dr.

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