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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 20, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                AUGUST 2001 Winnioeg Free Pre A jftntft itttfr clock is far The Weather D6 Last of the rumrunners A Boissevain man recalls his career smuggling booze into the United States during prohibition 01 Toms terrific as PGA champ Winning strategy bound to be widely debated C1 o High 25 13 V GARBAGE DAY 1 Inside Ball players cry foul Winnipeg Goldeyes ball play ers say its hard to eat proper ly on the road when their daily food allowance is a stingy US C1 Murder charge Police charged a 27yearold man yesterday with second degree murder in the robbery and beating death of a down town watchman nine days ago Silencing turncoats Palestinian are step 112 i Charges in hotel fire Of ficiais were preparing criminal charges yesterday looking for the owner of a Philippine hojtel afire killed 72 of after being trappedjnside by barred win dows 11 4BL T f Thebufinessoffun cational bput successful for tljepepwinte of Nature toy store at the Manitoba Childrens managed by Its doing a booming business over the Internet and has la second POOH POWER packs park PHOTOS BY JEFF DE FREE PHESS Yesterday was storybook perfect for Allison as she gets cuddly close with Pooh and Sydney top waits her turn while wearing her Pooh Organizers estimate up to attended the Please see story on UofW helps restore core Four more decaying homes will be fixed for students By Nick Martin THE University of Winnipeg is spending to transform four more rundown inner city houses into residences for 32 with its longterm goal to fix aban doned core houses and even apartment buildings for up to 600 The ambitious plan is to house more university stu dents near campus and strengthen the neighbour hood at the same The four houses are on Spence Street just north of Ellice within a few metres of the U of W president Constance Rooke By they will house 32 The plan is to go on and on with The desire of students to live in these places is very Rooke said in a recent inter Last U of W spent to renovate and furnish four dilapidat ed houses on Balmoral Street just south of Portage for 32 who each have a room and share common Continued Please see HOUSING A4 Man badly hurt as shots ring out near playing kids By Paul McKie A 27yearold man was in critical condition last night and undergoing surgery after he was shot once in the chest on the sidewalk of a downtown Winnipeg neighbourhood while kids played The who is known to was shot with a smallcal ibre handgun in front of a Pacific Avenue duplex at directly across from the Freight House field where local childrep Police said the shooting appears to be Continued Please see SHOOTING A2 Blaikie considers bid to lead NDP By Paul Samyn OTTAWA Support is quietly building to propel Winnipeg NDP MP BUI Blaikie into an expected leadership race for his partys top NDP sources in Manitoba and Ottawa say Blaikie is increasingly being men tioned as a possible successor for New Democrat leader Alexa who has hinted she may step down before the next Blaikie confirmed he is interested in the job and has been receiving calls from potential If the leadership of the party comes I would consider said the NDPs House Blaikie said the party needs to sort through a number of issues at its November convention in Winnipeg before he would make a final The party needs to go through this before anyone can that is the kind of party I would consider running for the leadership who was first elected to the Commons in has been one of the partys strongest performers and com mands respect from all The 50yearold ordained United Church minister considered a run for the partys leadership in 1995 and said if the right combination of factors is there I will if not I Pat Blaikies NDP colleague from Winnipeg said the Win nipeg Transeonas MPs courage and conviction would serve him well in a leadership Continued Please see BUIKIE A4 Blaikie says hes waiting for right combination of factors COMPUTERS 17 MARYS ROAD 9589400 WWW ICCOMPUTERS COM AMP Duron 800 Mhz Ugrade Mothtrboird MB Rf m 1FREE ON THE INTERNET 369 256 MB PC133 Ram 40 OB Hard Qrlve 32 MB Video 3D Sterao Sound 90 Modem 52X CD Rom 140 Watt Spaakeri Scroll mouit Internet keyboard 1 FREE YEAR ON THE INTERNET AMD DURON1 850 MHZ Intel Pentium III 1 GHZ Computer loaded Memory PC 133 from ENTERNET Internet Access Domain Registration Unlimited ACCeSS peryev No Payments QAC Open 106 MonSaf com   

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