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Morning Brew: December 8, 2006

Your morning news roundup for December 8, 2006:

A train came off the tracks on the CP line at Old Weston and St. Clair this morning. Fortunately, no one was hurt and GO Transit commuters won't be affected.

In a crackdown on illegal forms of indulgence, police have raided a Vaughn massage parlour, shut down illegal gambling machines in several conveniences stores, and the RIDE program is already showing some disturbing trends.

All 182 Taco Bell restaurants in Canada have yanked their green onions after an E.coli outbreak south of the border. But fear not - you can still indulge in their infamous liquid meat, which somehow remains legal.

A smart, brave, 4-year old boy is being touted as a lifesaving hero after he called 9-1-1 to report a severe asthma attack his mother experienced while shovelling snow in Penetanguishene.

The island airport battle just won't end. A new 15-page report from the Toronto Board of Trade gently stokes the fire it hopes will finally go out.

We're rich despite continued growth in debts. How do we fare internationally? This might provide some perspective.

(photo: blogTO Flickr pooler Michael's Way


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