Bailey Mcdonald holds a nasty note left on her mother’s windsheild. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Bailey Mcdonald holds a nasty note left on her mother’s windsheild. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

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1. What would you do if your mother found a hateful note on her windshield?

On Oct. 29 one Vernon woman found out.

Bailey McDonald is still reeling after seeing a “disturbing” note her mother, Medea Gunnip, found on the windshield of her car while it was parked in an accessible parking spot outside the Walmart Vernon Supercentre.

“Your not disabled!” the note read. “Your just an obese lazy cow abusing handicap parking, because your to lazy to walk, thats why your fat.”

2. Allan Schoenborn, who was found not criminally responsible for the killings of his three children, has been granted escorted leaves into the community while in custody at Colony Farm Forensic Psychiatric Hospital.

The decision of the three-member B.C. Review Board to allow escorted outings was released Friday, following a lengthy and – at times delayed – review, as part of Schoenborn’s rights while at the hospital in Coquitlam.

3. Vancouver magician/comedian Wes Barker will be performing at the Lake Country Creekside Theatre next week.

“My whole life I’ve always loved making jokes in class and I just loved when I would say something and everyone would laugh. It made going to the principal’s office worth it,” Wes Barker said.

The outgoing magician has been featured on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, America’s Got Talent, Wizard Wars and MTV’s Greatest Party Stories Ever, offering a twist in the magic world.

4. A U.S. man is now in jail after Canada Border Services Agency discovered he had an outstanding felony warrant from Washington State.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a news release Friday afternoon titled “No shirt, no service, no Canada,” saying the Tacoma man arrived northbound at the Peace Arch (Douglas) crossing in South Surrey, shirtless, and told officers he was heading to Toronto to visit friends.

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