GRASSY NARROWS SEEKS MERCURY TREATMENT CENTRE: Leaders from a Northern Ontario First Nation urged the federal and Ontario governments to commit to building and funding a mercury treatment centre in their community ahead of a meeting with them Wednesday. Mercury contamination has plagued the English Wabigoon River system in northwestern Ontario for half a century, since a paper mill in Dryden, Ont., dumped 9,000 kilograms of the substance into the river systems in the 1960s. Researchers have reported that more than 90 per cent of the people in the nearby Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nation show signs of mercury poisoning.

Looking through the fine print it actually characterized as spending and not discretionary. The House will vote first on the plan most likely on Thursday. The Senate is expected to follow suit soon after. Due to the firmness of his beliefs I do believe that we will need to contact as many politicians in MN as possible and explain why the shooting of collared black bears is such a negative for Minnesota and how positive it could be for Minnesota to have a policy or law prohibiting the shooting of collared bears. Last year, 11 (23%) of 48 radio collared bears were shot. That percentage is no different from the portion of bears that hunters kill in the overall population.

Say what you will about young, tow headed Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd), but the pod race sequence in The Phantom Menace was a definite high point, as long as you ignored the goofy lead up and the dumb two headed announcer. The digital effects still hold up well today, and the sheer amount of imagination that went into the design of the various pod racers was pretty amazing. During the scenes in the Jedi Council chamber, I found myself tuning out Yoda and pals to gaze at the towering spires and flying cars in the background.

Past Results: At the last two Olympics, Scotty James struggled in the halfpipe with back to back 21st place finishes. He also competed in slopestyle four years ago and finished 16th. But after his big breakout last season, he’s now a gold medal contender.

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