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Significant Mill Rate Jump if City Needed to Cover MVA Costs
If the province was to pull its direct funding and flow-through funding at the University for the Meewasin Valley Authority, the MVA would be stuck with a $1.5 million hole.
Pipeline Oil Spill Could Reach Prince Albert by Sunday Night
200 to 250 thousand litres of oil flowing in the North Saskatchewan River could reach Prince Albert as early as Sunday night.
National Drowning Prevention Week Raising Awareness of Hazards of Water
This is National Drowning Prevention Week.
This Day In Music
On this Day July 24, 2007
Beyonce tripped down twelve stairs while performing "Ring the Alarm" on tour in Orlando, Florida. Video from the night of the concert captured her stepping on her trench coat and then tumbling head-first down twelve steps at the Amway Arena appeared within hours on YouTube.
On this Day July 24, 1993
UB40 started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Can't Help Falling In Love. had the first hit with the song, in 1961, Corey Hart was next up with a top 30 hit in 1987, and Hall and Oates recorded the song for 1990s, The Last Temptation of Elvis charity album. UB40 originally covered the song for the Honeymoon in Vegas soundtrack, but Bonos version was chosen instead. Also on the same day UB40 went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Promises And Lies'.
On this Day July 24, 1976
scored his first UK number 1 single with Don't Go Breaking My Heart a duet with Kiki Dee. It was written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin under the pseudonym "Ann Orson" and "Carte Blanche" and was Elton's first UK No.1 after 16 Top 40 hits. John had met Dee when she was working as a backing singer. John would later re-record the song with RuPaul for his 1993 'Duets' album.
On this Day July 24, 1969
Paul McCartney recorded a demo of his new song Come and Get It at Abbey Road studios in London. McCartney gave the song to The Iveys, (soon to become known as). The song was later used as the theme for the movie The Magic Christian. also recorded Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard for their forthcoming album.
On this Day July 24, 1967
meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, whose lecture on Transcendental Meditation (TM) they had gone to hear at the Hilton Hotel in London. TM involved the silent repetition of a word or sound to produce a state of mind that reduces stress, calms the mind, and energizes both mind and body. The Maharishi invited The Beatles to travel with him to Bangor, in North Wales, to attend more lectures. They accepted his invitation.
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