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Ontario champs!

East Nepean Eagles’ players celebrate their Ontario Intermediate Little League championship victory by splashing bubbly water over coach Matt Hamer. The Eagles defeated the Kingston Colts 7-6 in the final to earn a trip to the Canadian Intermediate Little League (age 13 years) Championships in Langley, BC. For the full story, see page 14.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Search still on to find a bone marrow donor for six-year-old girl
Six-year-old Hillary McKibbin is in need of a bone marrow transplant. Close to 1,000 people attended one of two clinics held by Canadian Blood Services to find a match to be a donor.
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Main stage
Ellie Gadzos, a Grade 9 student at Pierre-Savard, played the Bluesfest main stage on July 10. The 14-year-old singer/songwriter has been in the studio recording and hopes to release one of her original songs soon.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Lipstick Dragons
The Lipstick Dragons once again represented Barrhaven with a strong showing at the recent Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, winning silver medals in the 100 meter and 500 metre races. The team was formed nine years ago, when a group of moms from the community who worked out at the same gym got together to challenge themselves to compete. The team is still going strong and continues to get better every year!
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In the News
Promoting diversity a passion for St. Joseph High School student


Daniella Akat will be studying Law at Carleton University and has dreams of becoming a judge.  
Phill Potter photo
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Crash victim identified
At the request of the family, Ottawa Police have released the identity of the motorcyclist killed following a two-vehicle collision at the corner of Greenbank Rd. and Highbury Park Dr. in Barrhaven on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Kevin Lepine-Charter, 32 years old of Ottawa, succumbed to his injuries in hospital. “He was the proud father of two amazing children as well as a talented car wrapper. He was and forever will be the light in our lives.” says Caitlin Charter, mother of his two children. The investigation continues.  

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