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RBG Has Died

WINNIPEG - US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead at 87. The diminutive yet towering women's rights champion was the court's second female justice. Ginsburg died at her home in Washington from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Despite her many health problems in recent years, she became a cultural icon, inspiring younger generations with her…

Wakanda Forever!

WINNIPEG - Actor Chadwick Boseman has passed away from colon cancer at 43. pic.twitter.com/aZ2JzDf5ai — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020 He was best known as Black Panther, the Marvel superhero, but he also portrayed Black American icons Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall. As the family statement says, he underwent "countless surgeries and…

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RBG Has Died

WINNIPEG - US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead at 87. The diminutive yet towering women's rights champion was the court's second female justice. Ginsburg died at her home in Washington from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Despite her many health problems in recent years, she became a cultural icon, inspiring younger generations with her…

Wakanda Forever!

WINNIPEG - Actor Chadwick Boseman has passed away from colon cancer at 43. pic.twitter.com/aZ2JzDf5ai — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020 He was best known as Black Panther, the Marvel superhero, but he also portrayed Black American icons Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall. As the family statement says, he underwent "countless surgeries and…

FLOTUS @ RNC

WINNIPEG - The republican National Convention continues. Last night, Melania Trump empathized with Black Lives Matter protesters while urging them to channel their energy into positive change. She defended her husband's controversial style by saying, "whether you like it or not, you always know what he's thinking." President Trump, meantime, appeared on night two of…

Tortoise Back Home

WINNIPEG - A 150 pound tortoise is home again, safe and sound, after escaping for 74 days. Soloman, an African Sulcata Tortoise, only traveled about an eighth of a mile from his enclosure in Ashland City, Tennessee. Owner Lynn Cole says a man and his son spotted Soloman grazing in a valley at a construction…

Ghost Or Not?

WINNIPEG - A security camera at a British building site has caught a very eerie image. People are now referring to it as "ghost bride." It appears to be a woman in a white dress. Many people are wondering if it's real or not. The security company says the footage was shot in the middle…

Biden Accepts Nomination

WINNIPEG - It's official, Joe Biden is the Democratic presidential candidate. He accepted the party's nomination last night. In his acceptance speech, Biden said the US election is about character, compassion, decency, science and democracy. The Republicans will hold their virtual convention next week where president Donald Trump is expected to be affirmed as his…

Panther! Not...

WINNIPEG - Here's a fun one. In Britain, police got a call about a black panther on the loose in a public park. When officers arrived, they found the animal but it turns out it was a stuffed one. It took them a while to realize that though... Reports of a large apex predator in…

WINNIPEG REACTS

WINNIPEG - Protests continue around the world after the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis. A cop held his knee to George Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes, even after he said he couldn't breathe and then stopped moving. There's also been some rioting and looting in cities across America, as anger over…

LIVING ARCADE CLAW GAME

WINNIPEG - A British dad has recreated an arcade claw game in the bathtub by hanging his daughter upside down to act as the grabber. He's holding his three year old girl by the ankles while his 11 year old daughter "controls" the human grabber with a joystick which is made from the family's kitchen…

SWARM OF BATS

WINNIPEG - We recently showed you how a flock of birds showed up on a Florida TV station's weather radar. Well, it's happened again. Only this time it's a huge swarm of bats in Texas. And as you can see, they're being blown around by a severe thunderstorm. The radar picked up the thousands of…

HAPPINESS MAY BE A COIN FLIP AWAY

WINNIPEG - A new study has found that people who flip a coin when making a big life decision are much more happy. Researchers at the University of Chicago say those who flipped a coin and had to change their position were more likely to make the change and be happier about it. They say…

COVID-19 ROBOT DOG

WINNIPEG - A robot dog is being used to patrol a park in Singapore to make sure people stay two metres apart. It was developed by Boston Dynamics. The four-legged yellow dog, named "Spot," is reminding people to social distance through a recorded message. There are also cameras so officials can keep track of potential…

IT'S A BIRD!

WINNIPEG - A big mass showed up on a Florida TV station’s radar this week but it wasn’t rain or other weather. WBBH says the display of bright colors between Cuba and South Florida yesterday was actually a large flock of birds heading north as temperatures rise. Photo: WBBH TV

GOLDFISH GETS LIFE-JACKET

WINNIPEG - A man in Massachusetts has built his goldfish a life-jacket to keep it alive. The five year old fish developed a swim bladder disorder, causing him to float upside down. The condition didn't improve after several months so the man came up with an ingenious solution, a custom floating device to keep his…

FREE NUGGETS

WINNIPEG - Participating Wendy's restaurants were giving away free chicken nuggets last Friday. It was the company's GroupNug promotion was aimed at helping people deal with the CoVid-19 pandemic. But a guy from Oregon took advantage of Wendy's generosity. Not only did he visited 11 different locations that day to get his four nuggets, he…

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