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Friday, Nov 30

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Horoscopes for Friday, November 30, 2018

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A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Virgo.

Today in sports history

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2000:Mike Mussina signs a $88.5-million contract with the Yankees.

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After a messy divorce and an unfaithful husband how do I learn to trust again?: Ask Ellie

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Staying “alone” and living with perpetual distrust of all men is a cop-out when you’re mature and experienced enough to assess a person’s character for the purpose of having company and friendships, Ellie writes.

This Old Thing: Artist captures a tranquil night

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Q. This beautiful, peaceful scene is a painting by John William Schofield (1865-1944). It belonged to my British grandmother, who received it from the Hart Collection in the 1950s. It was brought to Canada from England in 1982. The…

Out There: A card for any, or every, occasion

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A card was being passed around the office today. A card gets passed around the office several times a week.

These 5 Caribbean rum distilleries are worth a vacation in themselves

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There are more than 50 legal distilleries in the islands alone, and Burrell has visited every one of them. Here are the best of the best, from historic farmhouses to postcard-worthy plantation houses.

Challenging beliefs that ‘boys will be boys’: book review by Chuck Erion

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I’ve been a fan of Miriam Toews from her first book, “Summer of my Amazing Luck,” in 1996. She won the Governor General’s Award for her fourth book, “A Complicated Kindness,” in 2004 and the Roger’s Trust Fiction Prize for 2014’s “All My…

In the Garden: Emma and Margaret have it covered

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Two books — one by a 13-year-old and the other by a 65-year-old — are great resources for any budding garden enthusiast.

The Keene murder of Donald Comrie, 1968

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Third in a series of excerpts from Ed Arnold’s new book

Review: Take the time to visit Saving Thyme

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Alexandra and Phil Kinsman make a good team and are the only bakers in a kitchen with tremendous output.

’Tis the season to be … worried about everything

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Sit back, relax and light up that big roll of salami.

Dundas Holiday House Tour

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This is the 26th year of the Dundas Holiday House Tour.

A force for change

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Angela DeMontigny has been dispelling stereotypes about Indigenous fashion for more than 20 years.

Going back to work when you work at home

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It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it

Setting picturesque cottage country ablaze in new thriller

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With his latest novel, No Quarter, John Jantunen cranks up the heat in Ontario’s divided cottage country.

FORTE: Spring Valley Gardens — a growing tradition

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On a dark November day, with clouds so low you could almost touch them, I stepped out to pick up some lunch, and maybe, some flowers to brighten my office.

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Leonard leads Raptors over Warriors in thrilling 131-128 overtime victory

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Kawhi Leonard poured in 37 points, his best as a Raptor, to lead Toronto to its seventh win in a row, a thrilling 131-128 overtime defeat of two-time NBA defending champion Golden State at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Thursday.

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Colorado's Pikes Peak Cog Railway plans 2021 reopening

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Colorado's Pikes Peak Cog Railway plans 2021 reopening

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Bekker and Nanco first two Forge FC signings

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As part of the Canadian Premier League’s coast-to-coast reveal of its first 10 player signings on Thursday, Forge FC unveiled midfielder Kyle Bekker of Oakville, and forward Chris Nanco as Hamilton’s Original Two.

Pedestrian dead after being struck on Upper Wentworth

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The collision took place just before 7 p.m.

Signpost: Impaired driving, incarceration session and holiday grieving

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Hamilton Police Service and the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club are partnering to reduce impaired driving this holiday season. Bulldogs ticket vouchers will be issued by Hamilton police to motorists who successfully go through RIDE lanes.…

Canada on track for Friday signing of USMCA once details finalized: Freeland

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Canada will put pen to paper on its new trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico on Friday, even though officials were still combing through the fine print Thursday.

In Brief: U.S., Canada women to renew hockey rivalry in February

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The United States and Canada are renewing the top rivalry in women’s hockey with a three-game series in February. USA Hockey and Hockey Canada announced Thursday the only countries to win Olympic titles will play three games between Feb.…

Group files rights suit over Airbnb's Israel settlement ban

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Group files rights suit over Airbnb's Israel settlement ban

Police officer shoots fellow NRP cop during argument

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A Niagara Regional Police officer is in critical condition after being shot Thursday by a fellow officer during an altercation between the two men in rural Pelham, says provincial Special Investigations Unit spokeswoman Monica Hudon.

News outlet Mic lays off most of its staff

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The phrase “pivot to video” haunted digital journalists in 2016 and 2017, as publication after publication announced that they were laying off writers to redirect their resources into making videos. Mic, a digital publication focusing on a…

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Downtown hockey arena needs millions in repairs: is it worth it?

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Hamilton Bulldogs owners Michael Andlauer suggests building a new arena — maybe at Lime Ridge Mall — would be a better use of taxpayer cash.

Premier Ford’s ‘he wants an LRT, he’s gonna get an LRT’ reveals a weakness for iron-handed politics

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Whether Hamilton proceeds with light rail is up to council not Eisenberger