West Nile Virus Hits T.O.

Morning Brew: August 21, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Monday, August 21, 2006:

The first human case of West Nile has hit Toronto, and all of a sudden, everyone's forgotten about the avian flu.

Yet another reason to quit smoking: you might burn down your house.

TTC busker auditions are taking place at the CNE all week, so now you can preview the music you're going to be hearing on your way to work every day.

A French school in Scarborough is calling on the government to help it get out of a warehouse and into a real building, because nobody wants to have a gym class without basketball.

First buses, then subways, then cabs, now ferries: Spacing is reporting that island ferries are now being wrapped in advertising to generate more revenue. (Okay, so maybe this is old news, but sure it's still news.)

You know that chemistry and that law professor you really like? Well, they may just have a chance to win Ontario's "academic idol," so get out there and vote!

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