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Boost your immune system to beat the flu on Our Ottawa

National News - 1 hour 12 min ago

On this week's episode of Our Ottawa, we look at some healthy eating tips that can help boost your immune system and could help you avoid the flu bug.


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The delicate balancing act of 21st-century couch living

National News - 1 hour 12 min ago

For some years, there has been a website where, with a couple of clicks, you can find a couch anywhere in the world where you can sleep for a night or two. "A couch surfer would come for two or three days," she says, "you find them online, it's a great community.  


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Christmas music in stores: When is it too early?

National News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Rhonda Scharf got straight to her point. "I think it should be illegal to have Christmas music in stores before Halloween! Who will sign my petition?" Scharf tweeted last week, after hearing holiday tunes at a Bed Bath & Beyond in Florida. Scharf was joking about the petition, but the motivational speaker from Ottawa said she quickly found many like-minded sympathizers on social media when addressing the perceived seasonal creep of Christmas music.
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Bangladesh goes dark in blackout as transmission line bringing electricity from India fails

National News - 1 hour 18 min ago
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighbouring India failed, an official from the state power company said.
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Leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists denies cease-fire, says all kidnapped girls married off

National News - 1 hour 38 min ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.
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