5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 10, 2016

Today's top stories

1. Alberta Premiere Declares City Saved

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was on the ground in Fort McMurray Monday and has declared the city saved. She found 2400 homes and other buildings destroyed, but 25-thousand others were saved – including the hospital, municipal buildings and schools. Read more here.

 

2. Helmets on Kids

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Image via Thierry Draus on Flickr

You might be surprised to hear the statistics on kids wearing helmets.… 90% of those killed during a collision with a car weren’t wearing one. A local lawyer what to make cycling safer…one Grade student at a time.

 

3. Barrie City Council Helps Georgian Expansion

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Barrie City Council will pony-up cash to help Georgian College build an Advanced Technology Centre; it may also finally mean a downtown campus will be developed.

 

4. Check Your Plates, Police Warn

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Check your licence plates! If the paint is peeling, or they are otherwise illegible, South Simcoe Police may pull you over.

 

5. Smart Phones Just Got Smarter

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Just what you need…a lamp for your smartphone.  It’s the creation of Italian designer Nazzareno Ruspolini, who has created many white accessories over the years.