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Morning Brew: July 4, 2006

Your post-Canada Day long weekend news roundup for Tuesday, July 4, 2006:

The Leafs cut Domi and Belfour in an effort to rebuild. The Blue Jays' rebuilding is going quite well, as five Jays have been named to this year's All-Star team.

More and more and more shootings occur in the city on a weekend where the only thing people should be shooting is fireworks into the air.

Is the trunk of your car being held down by duct tape? Get it fixed soon, because the police crackdown that resulted in over 1,000 charges this weekend isn't ending soon.

A jetliner from Montreal gets a military escort to Toronto after taking a detour from its course. Let the conspiracy theories begin.

A study finds that video billboards on the Gardiner Expressway can potentially distract drivers. How is that new information?

The National Post lists some summer festivals in the city that you possibly didn't know about. Or actually, that everyone else doesn't know about, because you've already got the scoop on most of these here on blogTO.

(Image: G. Freeman)


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