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Morning Start: The record for the most lights on a Christmas tree is 194,672

Your morning start for Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

 

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Morning Start: The world’s tallest Christmas tree was over 200 feet tall

Your morning start for Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021

 

Dogs and their owners rendezvoused at the Kelowna Christian School soccer field at approximately 11 a.m., before walking to Pioneer Town for the Kelowna’s Dogzies Canine School of Excellence’s fourth annual Santa Paws fundraising event on Nov. 27. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Dogs and their owners rendezvoused at the Kelowna Christian School soccer field at approximately 11 a.m., before walking to Pioneer Town for the Kelowna’s Dogzies Canine School of Excellence’s fourth annual Santa Paws fundraising event on Nov. 27. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Actors Harry Lennix (left) and Laura Vandervoort share a scene outside Vernon’s The Roxy Cafe in the Hallmark Christmas movie A Christmas Together With You, shot in Vernon in the summer which made its debut on the Hallmark channel Saturday, Nov. 20. (Twitter photo)

Black Press Media Weekly Roundup: Top headlines this week

Here’s what made headlines across the Okanagan-Shuswap during the week of Nov. 21

Actors Harry Lennix (left) and Laura Vandervoort share a scene outside Vernon’s The Roxy Cafe in the Hallmark Christmas movie A Christmas Together With You, shot in Vernon in the summer which made its debut on the Hallmark channel Saturday, Nov. 20. (Twitter photo)
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Morning Start: The heaviest turkey in the world weighed 86 lb

Your morning start for Friday, Nov. 26, 2021

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Morning Start: The smallest mobile nightclub in the world is 1.88 metres high

Your morning start for Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021

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Morning Start: A Youtuber chugged a 2 L bottle of soda in under 20 seconds

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021

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Rhonda Caron posted this photo to Facebook of the flooding in Princeton on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Over 290 homes were evacuated in Princeton and the entire town of 7,000 residents of Merritt have been evacuated from flooding. (Facebook)

Black Press Media Weekly Roundup: Top headlines this week

Here’s what made headlines in the Okanagan-Shuswap during the week of Nov. 14

Rhonda Caron posted this photo to Facebook of the flooding in Princeton on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Over 290 homes were evacuated in Princeton and the entire town of 7,000 residents of Merritt have been evacuated from flooding. (Facebook)
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Morning Start: The world’s longest basketball game lasted 5 days

Your morning start for Friday, Nov. 19, 2021

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This group of CP Rail passengers helped remove rock from the tracks on Oct. 29, 1978. This photo, along with many other recently digitized photos, can be found in former CP conductor John Cowan’s new book. He hopes the book will help him reconnect with those helpful passengers that day. (John Cowan photo)

Former CP conductor on the hunt for helpful strangers in 70s photo

John Cowan is looking for the group of strangers who helped clear the tracks east of Golden in 1978

This group of CP Rail passengers helped remove rock from the tracks on Oct. 29, 1978. This photo, along with many other recently digitized photos, can be found in former CP conductor John Cowan’s new book. He hopes the book will help him reconnect with those helpful passengers that day. (John Cowan photo)
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Morning Start: The oldest living dog is 21-years-old

Your morning start for Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021

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Morning Start: The longest eyelash in the world is measured at 20.5 cm

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021

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Syilx veteran Patrick Paul holds up a photo of himself from his time in the military at his Westbank home on Nov. 3. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)

Syilx veteran reflects on military experience

Patrick Paul was a member of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Syilx veteran Patrick Paul holds up a photo of himself from his time in the military at his Westbank home on Nov. 3. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)
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Morning Start: An avid gamer has collected over 2,400 gaming systems

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021

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Morning Start: The oldest land animal alive is 189 years old

Your morning start for Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

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Morning Start: A lion’s roar can be heard 5 miles away

Your morning start for Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021

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Morning Start: The world’s heaviest pumpkin weighs more than a small car

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021

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Morning Start: The world’s most expensive hot dog costs $169

Your morning start for Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

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Morning Start: The ‘most expensive ghosts’ sold for over $2,800 US

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021

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