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Morning Brew: March 12th, 2007

Your morning news roundup for Monday March 12th, 2007:

Aliens are staking out Mississauga. Strange lights in the sky were reported to Peel region police, and the GTAA say it wasn't a plane.

The earlier than normal "spring forward" time change happened this weekend, without any reported catastrophic Y2K7 effects thus far.

Some sad news - an elderly woman has died from injuries sustained after being hit by a TTC bus on Friday.

Toronto Police are facing a $2.6million lawsuit after a Muslim man was injured by plain-clothed police officers. The case claims that the man was a victim of racial stereotyping, that the police didn't identify themselves as officers, and that police used excessive force.

The executive director of the NHL Players Association has been suspended with pay for allegedly accessing players private email accounts.

Considering teacher's college? Apparently we're seeing the exact opposite of the situation a decade ago, as teacher's colleges are seeing twice as many applicants than they can accept. Better make that application stand out!

The blogTO Flickr pool reached a milestone this weekend when long-time contributor and talented photographer Ryan Raz aka "Metrix X" made the 10,000th submission to the collection (seen above). Thanks to all of our over 500 members for your amazing contributions.

(photo: blogTO Flickr pool member Metrix X)


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