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Morning Brew: January 18th, 2008

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Your morning news roundup for Friday January 18th, 2008:

Ahhh. I took today off work and slept in a little, hence the late post. Feels great. On with the news...

Forget about ultimate Frisbee or winter surfing. The newest sports craze in Toronto is 'bystander shooting'. It's quickly gaining in popularity, is taking the GTA by storm so far in 2008, and the equipment costs less than hockey gear.

Residents of Little Italy on College St. are losing their patience and filing complaints about the excessive noise, drunkenness, and problems that come when bars and clubs in the neighbourhood unleash customers at the end of the night. Earplugs, Etobicoke, or endurance is what you need folks.

A theft-proof bike commuter lockup in the downtown core could be a reality by May. It would very cool if showers and change rooms are installed.

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Imagine buying a condo and actually getting a parking space in Kensington? It happens. A recent con resulted in $4million worth of duped buying.

An Ontario firm is taking a Detroit company to court over mercury dumping in our waters. Next we'll see a major counter-suit from Michigan, for taking truckload after truckload of Ontario garbage into their state every friggin' day.

Another water main break this morning - this time Yonge and St.Clair is wet and closed while they attempt to clean it up. We've already been warned about the decaying state of our aging water system infrastructure.


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