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Plane down in the North Okanagan, pilot rescue underway

globalnews.ca — NORTH OKANAGAN-RCMP and BC Ambulance crews are on the scene of a small plane crash off Westside Road in the North Okanagan. The report came in early this evening and crews were dispatched to an area up Six Mile Creek Rd.

Toronto mayoral debate only open to East York residents

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Anyone hoping to watch a mayoral debate tonight being held in Toronto's East York neighbourhood could be out of luck if they can't prove they live in the area.
Jul 28, 2014

WATCH: Heated confrontation b/t Doug Ford and debate organizers over not being allowed inside globalnews.ca/news/1478849/t… (GOOD QUALITY)

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globalnews.ca — Weather Update: Monday July 28 th 4pm Expect a repetitive forecast over the next few days. The omega blocking pattern will provide stagnant conditions - hot, dry and sunny weather - from now until at least Friday.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @GlobalOkanagan: #Okanagan forecast: More SUN! @weslawong & @duanewx with new blog post that explains the blocking pattern: http://t.co/…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @GlobalOkanagan: #Okanagan forecast: More SUN! @weslawong & @duanewx with new blog post that explains the blocking pattern: http://t.co/…

1 dead, 14 injured after lightning strike at California beach

globalnews.ca — WATCH: Venice Beach went from being a spot for Californians to cool off on a muggy day to a medical triage unit in a flash, as a sudden thunderstorm hit and a lightning strike killed one person and injured several others. Francis Silvaggio reports.

Boonstock’s liquor license rejection is final

globalnews.ca — PENTICTON, BC - Despite Boonstock organizers' optimism, the BC Liquor Control and Licensing Branch's decision to deny the festival's liquor license application is final. The branch says organizers have not been able to prove they have contracts with several groups, including security and emergency health services.

Parachutist taken to hospital after landing on roof

globalnews.ca — VERNON, B.C. - A man has been taken to Vernon Jubilee hospital in stable condition after landing on the roof of a home while parachuting. The accident happened at around 4:30 p.m. Monday in the 2400 block of Myriad Road. Okanagan Skydive has yet to issue a statement about the accident.

Man killed by cow in north Okanagan identified

globalnews.ca — CHERRYVILLE - The BC Coroners Service has released the name of a man who died after being attacked by a cow. Allen Donald Powder, 49, was killed on July 1st while working on a farm near Cherryville. He was helping move cattle from one corral to another when an agitated and aggressive cow butted Powder with its head.