Get your quick news fix with “5 Things You Need to Know Today”, a daily feature that I’ll be posting on Indie88.com after the Morning Show. We’ll keep you up to date on the latest local and international stories buzzing today.
1. PRIDE THREAT
Pride organizers will meet with Police Chief Mark Saunders today to talk about increasing security. An image surfaced on a German language message board supporting Islamic state naming the date, time and location of the Pride Parade as an excellent target.
— CP24 (@CP24) June 15, 2016
2. HONEST EDS SIGN MISSING…AGAIN
Another sign has gone missing from Honest Eds. They are offering up a $3000 reward for this one. Honest Eds will close at the end of the year.
— Toronto Sun (@TheTorontoSun) June 14, 2016
3. PHIL KESSEL FAKE AD
A fake ad from Phil Kessel is making the rounds today. The former Maple Leaf thanks Toronto fans for driving him out of town. Kessel just won a Stanley cup with the Penguins.
— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) June 14, 2016
4. FIGHT OVER SHAPE OF EARTH
Brockville police are searching for the man who threw a propane tank in a campfire during an argument about the shape of the earth. It happened at St Lawrence Park Monday night. The 56 year old man got angry when his sons girlfriend said the earth was flat. If caught, he will be charged with mischief.
— CP24 (@CP24) June 14, 2016
5. NHL EXPANSION
Looks like Quebec City will not be getting an NHL team. The league decided to expand the franchise to Las Vegas
NHL has settled on Las Vegas as its choice for expansion, as long as organizers can come up with a $500 million fee. https://t.co/95uvqsCnFZ
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 14, 2016
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