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Morning Brew: April 28, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Friday, April 28, 2006:

The Toronto police services board has decided to stop building fences around police stations, finally realizing that police stations are there to serve the community, not shut them out.

Computer Science professor Aaron Hertzmann was chosen as one of five researchers from across North America to join Microsoft Research's New Faculty Fellowship Program, proving once and for all that all the real computer nerds go to U of T.

Toronto's Festival of Art and Design recently launched and runs throughout May. Sadly, none of the events listed include redesigning the festival's website.

Former director of Toronto's Daily Bread Food Bank and seasoned Ontario MPP Gerard Kennedy joins the federal Liberal leadership race. Ontarians rejoice, and the rest of the country goes, "Gerard who?"

Sports broadcaster and radio host Pat Marsden, who covered historic 1972 Canada-Soviet Union hockey summit, passed away yesterday of lung cancer.


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