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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - September 6, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba C M Y K PAGE A2 The people in these photos are of interest to police and may be able to provide investigators with information about the offences. These images are released for identification purposes only. The people pictured may or may not be responsible for the crimes indicated. If you are able to identify either of them, call Winnipeg Crime Stoppers at 204- 786- TIPS ( 204- 786- 8477), text TIP170 and your message to CRIMES ( 274637) or send a secure tip online at winnipegcrimestoppers. org. . SCIENCE ONCE OVER Horseplay The giant white big top off Wilkes Avenue is ready to dazzle you. From Thursday through Oct. 4, Cavalia’s Odysseo combines equestrian arts, stage arts and high- tech effects in a larger- than- life production. The Montreal- based equestrian ballet features 70 horses and 45 theatrical artists. Tickets start at $ 39.50, with special pricing for children and seniors. Go to cavalia. net for tickets. 2 3 4 5 6 7 Baby bikers This is the last week to get your tots on a hog. Hands- On Harley Davidson is at the Children’s Museum until Sept. 13. Bring your minimotorhead to this interactive exhibit, where kids learn to design and ride the cutest little motorcycles. Learn about mechanics, safety and gear. Go to childrensmuseum. com for details. Cooking for a cause Forget your lunch at home Wednesday and stroll over to Bijou Park, just outside the Paterson Globalfoods Institute, for the Jerk Chicken Cook- off. Between 11 a. m. and 1 p. m., Winnipeg Police Service Chief Devon Clunis will face off against Red River College chef Tim Appleton to make the best jerk chicken. For a donation ($ 5 minimum), you get chicken, rice, beans and a drink. Then cast your vote. All proceeds go to the RRC Youth in Care bursary and the WPS Endowment Fund. Fun fall mixer Kick off the United Way campaign season this Thursday at the GenNext fall mixer. From 5 p. m. to 8 p. m. at the National Leasing head office at 1525 Buffalo Pl., groove to live music by Jamil the DJ & Mav- One, enjoy food by Mona Lisa Ristorante and attend an informal afterparty at Moxie’s, 1620 Kenaston Blvd. Tickets are $ 12. Go to unitedwaywinnipeg. ca for more information. Feast at the farmers market The seventh annual Farmers’ Feast at the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market is happening Thursday. Spend a late summer evening having a dinner prepared by local chefs using local products at this rustic- chic event. From 6: 30 p. m. to 9: 30 p. m., you can enjoy live music and Manitoba- themed dishes beneath a canopy draped in chandeliers. Funds raised go to Food Matters Manitoba. Go to farmersfeastmanitoba. com for tickets. Many- mania The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ presents ManyFest, next Friday through Sunday on Broadway. It’s an entire weekend of eating, playing, dancing, shopping, running and so many other things. The festivities include a wine and beer festival, live music and a farmers market. The Food Truck Wars are back with more than 25 vendors competing for your tummy, and the electric donkey run is Saturday night. There are too many things to mention. Go to manyfest. ca for the many details. Celebrating works by women Sarasvati Productions presents FemFest 2015 at the University of Winnipeg’s Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, from next Saturday through Sept. 19. FemFest, now in its 13th year, is a showcase of women in theatre, including directors, playwrights, performers and the women behind the scenes. What successful production doesn’t have women behind the scenes? Visit sarasvati. ca for tickets. BY TAMMY SCHUSTER EYE ON CRIME A2 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2015 winnipegfreepress. com INCIDENT 529 When: May 8 Where: Real Canadian Superstore, 1035 Gateway Rd. A woman filled up a shopping cart, then allegedly left the grocery store without paying. She was stopped by security and fled on foot. INCIDENT 530 When: July 14 Where: Liquor Mart, 21 Marion St. A man took three bottles of liquor off a shelf and stuffed them into a backpack before he allegedly walked out the store without paying. 1 THING S TO DO W ASHINGTON — Earth’s first big, predatory monster was a weird water bug, newly found fossils show. Almost half a billion years ago, way before the dinosaurs roamed, Earth’s dominant large predator was a sea scorpion that grew to 170 centimetres in length with a dozen claw arms sprouting from its head and a spiked tail, a new study states. Scientists found signs of these new monsters of the prehistoric deep in Iowa, of all places. Geologists at the Iowa Geological Survey found 150 pieces of fossils about 18 metres under the Upper Iowa River, part of which had to be temporarily dammed to allow them to collect the specimens. Then, scientists at Yale University determined the impressions were of a previously unknown species from about 460 million years ago, when Iowa was under an ocean. Back then, all the action was in the sea, and it was pretty small- scale, said James Lamsdell of Yale, lead author of the study published last week in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology . “ This is the first real big predator,” Lamsdell said. “ I wouldn’t have wanted to be swimming with it. There’s something about bugs. When they’re a certain size, they shouldn’t be allowed to get bigger.” Technically, this creature — named Pentecopterus decorahensis, after an ancient Greek warship — is not a bug by science definitions, Lamsdell said. It’s part of the eurypterid family, which are basically sea scorpions. Those type of creatures “ are really cool,” said Joe Hannibal, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Hannibal wasn’t part of the study, but praised it for being well done, adding, “ This species is not particularly bizarre — for a eurypterid.” Unlike modern land scorpions, this creature’s tail didn’t sting. It was used more for balance and in swimming, but half this creature’s length was tail, Lamsdell said. There were larger sea scorpions halfway around the world at the same time, but those were more bottom- feeders than dominant predators, he said. Lamsdell could tell by the way the many arms come out of the elongated head how this creature grabbed prey and pushed it to its mouth. “ It was obviously a very aggressive animal,” Lamsdell said. “ It was a big, angry bug.” — The Associated Press WINNIPEG FREE PRESS SUNDAY 1355 Mountain Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2X 3B6 PHOTO REPRINTS SWITCHBOARD ADVERTISING FP. Advertising@ freepress. mb. ca EDITORIAL NEWSROOM 204- 697- 7301 HOW TO REACH US Winnipeg Free Press est 1872 / Winnipeg Tribune est 1890 VOL. 143 NO. 294 2015 Winnipeg Free Press, a division of FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership. Published seven days a week at 1355 Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 3B6, PH: 204- 697- 7000 A member of the Manitoba Press Council 204- 697- 7063 204- 697- 7000 204- 697- 7122 By Seth Borenstein Fossils of huge creature found in Iowa ‘ Aggressive’ sea scorpion was a primordial predator PATRICK LYNCH / YALE UNIVERSITY LOTTERIES INSIDE Canada A 3 Local news A 4 World A 5- 7 This City A 8- 9 Opinion A 10 Entertainment A 11- 12,14 Movies A 13 Miss Lonelyhearts A 15 Wired A 15 Sports B 1 Comics B 13 Diversions B 14 Horoscope B 15 Television B 15 In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. 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CORRECTION An article in Saturday’s paper stated a famous photograph from the Vietnam War was taken after a napalm bomb was dropped by North Vietnamese forces. The bomb was dropped by South Vietnamese forces. A_ 02_ Sep- 06- 15_ FP_ 01. indd A2 9/ 5/ 15 11: 30: 39 PM

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