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Morning Brew: November 23rd, 2007


Photo: "sunset swoon" by blogTO Flickr pooler jasfitz.

Your morning news roundup for Friday November 23rd, 2007:

It's hard to find interesting news items today that don't involve car crashes, snow and ice, and 3-down (3 yard run, incomplete pass, punt) football.

Boat restaurants aren't exempt from paying property taxes when they've been docked for 30 years and have water, hydro, and sewer connections. Captain John responded to the court's decision with a wailing "Arrrrrgggh!"

Ontario has too many teachers. In 2006, only 41% of teacher's college graduates found regular jobs within one year of their degree completion. New grads: be prepared to supply teach for a while.

A "despicable duo" horny couple who've watched one too many internet porn clips are wanted by police, after they went cruising, picked up a female passenger, and tried to get hardcore with her and with each other (in the moving car).

Public skating at Nathan Phillips Square opens on Saturday!

The TTC didn't want to force bus and streetcar drivers to call out stops. After spending $500,000 in court fees and being ordered to pay the complainant $35,000, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has made its final recommendations and wants the TTC to take some sensitivity training.

Two armed men are wanted following the botched execution of a 16-year old girl.


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