Wild Clouds at Sunset

Morning Brew: August 8th, 2008

Photo: "Wild Clouds at Sunset" by wenli85, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.

Your Toronto morning news roundup for Friday August 8th, 2008:

In perhaps a sign of what we should expect from the Igor Kenk trial, bike thief Jean Laveau was sentenced to two weeks in jail for helping Kenk steal a bicycle. Is the sentence worth the crime?

Quick update: turns out Pastor Phelps didn't quite make it across the border. Again. And I'm pretty happy about that.

Children in Toronto will still have the chance to get some swimming as part of their physical education program — the city is keeping school pools open for at least one more year until they can figure out where to get more funding.

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Okay, for all you marketing majors out there: is the decision to take the iconic "Dominion" and "A&P" grocery brand names and replace them with "Metro" a good one? Will you keep calling your local grocery store Dominion (like I still call it the Skydome instead of the Rogers Centre) instead of Metro?

After reports of funnel clouds being seen in the GTA yesterday and grey skies outside this morning, it looks like a good day to stay inside. That is, of course, until the party later this evening.

It wasn't quite quicksand, but a Scarborough man got stuck in the mud last night, requiring an EMS rescue team to extract him from a bog. Watch your step.

I'ts a sweep! The Jays once won again last night, and it looks like everyone's favorite manager Cito Gaston is here to stay. Great to see the Jays playing well, especially after the Argonauts continue to under-perform.


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