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Morning Brew: July 23rd, 2007


Photo: "Burst" by blogTO Flickr pooler dave_in_t_o.

Your morning news roundup for Monday July 23rd, 2007:

Another child has been killed in the crossfire of a gun battle, and once again, no one is coming forward to reveal any details. This was just one of a series of unrelated shootings this weekend. We need to get rid of guns.

The Premier is on clean-up duty after one of his contracted cabinet staffers accidentally sent an email meant for co-workers to a black job applicant in which she refers to him as "ghetto dude". I wonder if racist chick has been asked to clean out her office desk and leave the building yet.

[Darwin award nominee] A burglar, surprised when the family residing in the apartment unit he ransacked returned home, ended up falling to his death from the 26th floor balcony.[/Darwin award nominee]

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a $40-million hand-carved Hindu temple, opened this weekend at 401 & Finch. Made from 24,000 individual pieces of limestone and marble, it's being called an architectural masterpiece.

The FIFA U-20 tournament ended with an exciting final that saw Argentina reign champion by defeating the Czech republic 2-1. Thankfully there were no major incidents in the bronze medal game, where Chile beat Austria 1-0.

Today's Crossroad Puzzle after the jump...

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Recognize this part of the city? Post your answer in the comments, and check for the answer in tomorrow's blogTO Morning Brew.

Friday's answer: Warden and Lawrence

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