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Morning Start: Are Jack and Meg White of the White Stripes related?

Your morning start for Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Happy humpday! Expect some showers and a possible thunderstorm today.

Fun Fact of the day:

Are the White Stripes’ Jack and Meg White related?

Meg and Jack White publicly portrayed themselves as siblings. However, public records emerged in 2001 that showed Meg and Jack were not related; in fact they had married in 1996 prior to the band’s formation. They divorced in 2000, before The White Stripes ascended to international fame.

Weather forecast according to Environment Canada:

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In case you missed it:

As pandemic restrictions ease across the province, several businesses in Kelowna are planning to reopen.

And, Mayor Colin Basran thinks they could use a little extra help — or patio space.

Several municipalities across the globe have begun closing busy downtown streets to vehicles. This allows for restaurants to spread out into the street, expanding the footprint — and subsequently patronage — of businesses while ensuring that physical distancing measures can still be safely implemented.

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READ MORE:Kelowna events company goes virtual with 50 % of functions


Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
Email me at Brendan.Shykora@vernonmorningstar.com
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