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Morning Brew: February 14th, 2007

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday February 14th, 2007:

SNOW DAY!
(list of school closures)
(winter driving tips)

A major boost for the Toronto arts scene - in June we'll be hosting the Luminato arts festival and some big names like of Leonard Cohen, Philip Glass, Eric Idle and Atom Egoyan are on board.

A Wal-Mart greeter was punched in the face when she attempted to stop a man from stealing a cart full of baby food. This story shouts desperation.

The convicted killer of two Ontarians has escaped from a BC prison and is described as a former rapist and psychopath. Why was he in a minimum security facility?

Hydro One is saying that they had no legal grounds to fire and no choice but to pay their crooked CEO his $1.5million salary and $3million severance to let him go, even though he billed $45,000 in expenses on his secretary's company credit card and then approved those expenses himself.

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