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Jerry Lewis, Dead at 91

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Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.

Publicist Candi Cazau says Lewis passed away Sunday morning of natural causes at age 91 in Las Vegas with his family by his side.

Lewis first became a star in a duo with Dean Martin, entertaining audiences in nightclubs, on television and in the movies. After their split in 1956, he starred in and directed a slew of hit films such as “The Nutty Professor.”

Later generations knew him primarily as the tireless conductor of the Labor Day weekend telethons to raise funds for victims of muscular dystrophy. Lewis retired from making movies in 1995, but returned as star of the 2016 drama “Max Rose.”

(The Associated Press)

 

Rider Injured in Crash Near Lakeshore

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Essex County OPP continue to investigate a serious motorcycle crash near Lakeshore.

Last evening, a 54 year old man lost control of his bike on Essex County Road 27. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say further informaiton will be

released as it becomes available.

(MH)

 

Human Remains ID's as Missing Brantford Man

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Human remains, found on the Oneida of the Thames First Nation have been confirmed as those of 48 year old Douglas Hill.

The Brantford man was reported missing in late June and police quickly began a suspicious death investigation. So far, 4 people have been arrested in connection to the

death. A 17 year old girl, who cannot be named because of her age, is charged with second degree murder. Police say the investigation continues.

(MH)

 

Solar Eclipse Today

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There will many eyes on the skies today as a solar eclipse will partially block out the sun for most of North America. The US will get the best show with many states experiencing a total eclipse.

Here in Southern Ontario, a partial eclipse is the best we can hope for, it's expected to begin around 1:00 pm, peak around 2:30 and be all wrapped up around 4. Viewing parties are being held right across the continent. You are reminded to use special eclipse sunglasses to view the celestial event, or risk serious eye injuries.

Windsor is closing its six outdoor pools this afternoon because of the eclipse.

The city's aquatics manager says it's a precautionary move due to the fact swimmers would be unlikely to resist looking up at the sky, even without protective eyewear.

Morning and evening swimming hours will not be affected.

 

Monday's Schedule

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MLB

American League

Minnesota (Melville 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Rodon 1-4), 5:10 p.m., 1st game

Oakland (Smith 0-2) at Baltimore (Jimenez 5-8), 7:05 p.m.

Boston (Fister 2-6) at Cleveland (Clevinger 6-5), 7:10 p.m.

Minnesota (Gee 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Fulmer 0-0), 8:10 p.m., 2nd game

Texas (Hamels 8-1) at L.A. Angels (Skaggs 1-3), 10:07 p.m.

National League

L.A. Dodgers (Wood 14-1) at Pittsburgh (Cole 10-8), 7:05 p.m.

Arizona (Walker 6-7) at N.Y. Mets (Gsellman 5-5), 7:10 p.m.

Milwaukee (Davies 14-6) at San Francisco (Stratton 1-2), 10:15 p.m.

Interleague

Seattle (Albers 1-0) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 10-8), 7:35 p.m.

 

NFL Pre-season

N.Y. Giants at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

 

Monday Morning Scoreboard

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Intercounty Baseball Leauge

Kitchener 21 London 3

(Kitchener wins series 4-1)

Barrie 7 Brantford 4

(Barrie wins series 4-0)

 

MLB

Interleague

Chicago Cubs 6 Toronto 5 (10 innings)

Detroit 6 L.A. Dodgers 1

Minnesota 12 Arizona 5

American League

Tampa Bay 3 Seattle 0

Boston 5 N.Y. Yankees 1

L.A. Angels 5 Baltimore 4

Oakland 3 Houston 2

Kansas City 7 Cleveland 4

Chicago White Sox 3 Texas 2

National League

Miami 6 N.Y. Mets 4

Atlanta 8 Cincinnati 1

Milwaukee 8 Colorado 4

Philadelphia 5 San Francisco 2

Washington 4 San Diego 1

Pittsburgh 6 St. Louis 3

 

NFL pre-season

Pittsburgh 17 Atlanta 13

New Orleans 10 L.A. Chargers 7

 

MLS

New York City FC 2 New England 1

Seattle 2 Minnesota United 1

 

Monday Morning Environment Canada Forecast

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TODAY...A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD WITH A CHANCE OF ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH 30, HUMIDEX 38. UV INDEX HIGH

TONIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDINESS WITH CHANCE SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS, BEFORE MORNING. LOW 19

TUES......RISK OF MORNING SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS. VERY WINDY. SHOWERS ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN MAINLY CLOUDY. HIGH 25, HUMIDEX 33.

TUES NIGHT....CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOW 12

WED.....MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD. HIGH 22

WED NIGHT....CLOUDY. LOW 9

THURS...MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD. HIGH 20

THURS NIGHT...CLEAR. LOW 8

FRI...SUNNY. HIGH 22

FRI NIGHT..CLEAR. LOW 9

SAT...MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD. HIGH 23

SAT NIGHT...CLOUDY. LOW 10

SUN...MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD. HIGH 24

 

Sunday Results

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(All times Eastern)

MLB

American League

Tampa Bay 3 Seattle 0

Boston 5 NY Yankees 1

L.A. Angels 5 Baltimore 4

Oakland 3 Houston 2

Kansas City 7 Cleveland 4

Chicago White Sox 3 Texas 2

National League

Miami 6 N.Y. Mets 4

Atlanta 8 Cincinnati 1

Milwaukee 8 Colorado 4

Philadelphia 5 San Francisco 2

Washington 4 San Diego 1 (8th)

St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 3 (2nd)

Interleague

L.A. Dodgers 1 Detroit 6 

Minnesota 12 Arizona 5

Toronto 5 Chicago Cubs 6 10 innings

 

Intercounty Baseball League

Kitchener 21 London 3

(Kitchener wins best-of-seven semifinal 4-1)

Barrie at Brantford, 8 p.m.

(Barrie leads best-of-seven semifinal 3-0)

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NFL pre-season

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m.

New Orleans at L.A. Chargers, 8 p.m.

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MLS

New England at New York City FC, 6 p.m.

Minnesota United at Seattle, 10 p.m.

 

Two Motorcyclists Dead In Seperate Incidents Friday

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Police would like to remind drivers to give motorcycles their space, as two people on motorcycle's died last night in separate incidents.

The first one happened around 7:25 p.m. at the intersection of Dundas Street and Churchhill Place in Woodstock.

A 46 year old male was driving his Harley eastbound on Dundas when it collided with a Ford van.

The driver of the motorcycl was ejected and died as a result of his life threatening injuries.

The second incident happened about two hours earlier where OPP were called to a collision on the 401 just west of Foldens Line. The bike was travelling westbound when it struck the rear of a Toyota vehicle that was stopped in the middle lane. The female driver was also ejected and she was pronounced deceased in hospital. The initial collision caused a domino effect where three other vehicles were stopped ahead of the Toyota car.

Both names of the victims are not being released until next of kin is notified.

Investigations are both on going.

(Meghan Spotswood)

 

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