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Morning Brew: October 11th, 2007


Photo: "spiderweb" by blogTO Flickr pooler angiemckaig.

Your hard-to-find-anything-but-election-related-headlines morning news roundup for Thursday October 11th, 2007:

The provincial election is over and little has changed as a result. Despite the fixed election date, extending opportunities for advanced voting, more polling stations, and a later vote cutoff time of 9pm, voter turnout still hit a record low.

Police want to question a group of rappers that made an unscheduled performance at the talent competition where an 18-year old was shot in the head and died. Their manager insists that they were in their limo by midnight.

We're seeing lead in our drinking water again, this time in Toronto schools. Heavy metal never seems to die.

A man was arrested after two sex trade workers were held against their will, and police found over $100,000 in crack and a loaded submachine gun in his possession. There's no mention of any feather boas or broad-brimmed hats being confiscated.

Former Toronto Maple Leaf captain Rob Ramage was found guilty on all charges related to a car crash that killed his passenger, leaving many scratching their heads.

Apparently it's not a good idea to give young children cough syrup.


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