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Meet Viola Desmond: The New Face Of Canada's $10 Bill

Pauline Johnson; Elsie MacGill, who received an electrical engineering degree from the University of Toronto in 1927; Quebec suffragette Idola Saint-Jean; and 1928 Olympic track and field medallist Fanny Rosenfeld. Then they told me how Viola had inspired them. "Today is about recognizing the incalculable contribution that all women have had and continue to have in shaping Canada's story".

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Snow This Weekend Leads to More Cold on the Way Next Week

Snow is expected to start falling Saturday evening and continue through late Sunday night, according to the weather service. The service says accumulation of 2 to 4 inches is expected around Highway 30 north of Des Moines to 6 to 8 inches northeast in areas around Mason City and Waterloo.

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Community Brief: Military cemetery to host wreath ceremony

Monroe will be at the Mulhearn's Memorial gardens and mausoleum on Hwy 80. Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown will hold its wreaths ceremony at 10 a.m. Additional fundraising efforts are also underway. "I am very proud of it", said Guardians President Joseph F. Hogan III, a Vietnam War veteran. A local business owner and veteran continues to raise funds for Wreaths Across America.

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Carrier job deal hurts competing companies

With all the edginess between the Carrier jobs, President-elect Donald Trump's tweets and his response to the tweets, it would be fair for him to be a little tense. "We agreed with the re-importation tax Trump's campaign proposed to punish companies that outsource production from the U.S.to other countries with 35 percent tariffs on products imported here for sale", Gerard said.

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Carmelo Anthony Admits Jackson Comments Prompted Instagram Posts

Jackson is expected to join the club this weekend in Los Angeles, where the team president could meet with his star player. On Tuesday, Jackson went on CBS Sports Network and commented on Anthony's tendency to hold the ball too long. "I just feel if it was something he wanted to address and had a stance on something, the door has always been open both ways", Anthony told reporters Friday after the Knicks' shootaround in Sacramento, California.

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Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

In his position as attorney general in Oklahoma, Pruitt has stood up for common-sense, effective regulation that protects the environment and the rights of the regulated community, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall.