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The Westman News Update Podcast (WNU). The Latest Local News On Demand. Weekdays.

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Friday Jul 22, 2022

Fewer Manitobans were admitted to hospital last week with COVID, A Winnipeg man accused of killing a Saskatchewan RCMP officer to stand trial for first-degree murder, A 29-year-old Brandon man faces assault charges - and Brandon car enthusiasts are gearing up for next weekend's Super Run Car Show. These stories and more in today's update. 

Thursday Jul 21, 2022

Mosquitos carrying West Nile virus have been found near Headingley, Brandon's Cando Rail has reportedly been sold - and some economist believe inflation may have peaked. These stories and more in today's update.

Wednesday Jul 20, 2022

An RCMP officer was hit by a fleeing vehicle during a traffic stop at a campground in Roblin last weekend, Canadian pilots are having long waits getting their licenses from Transport Canada, MB will soon unveil its COVID vaccine program for younger kids - and Canada's passport is ranked 8th in the world. These stories and more in today's update.

Tuesday Jul 19, 2022

Brandon police arrested a man for allegedly paying for a cab ride with a fake $100 bill, MPI is warning about a text scam, Atlantic Canadians are the most eager to get a second COVID booster shot - and Manitobans still love their plastic straws. These stories and more in today's update. 

Monday Jul 18, 2022

More wildfires sprang up across Manitoba over the weekend, Brandon City Council will discuss a proposal to borrow $30-million dollars to pay for water and sewer infrastructure at its meeting tonight, Brandon police busted a man for allegedly threatening a security guard with a handgun at the Victoria Inn, and if you're under 40 researchers say no amount of alcohol is beneficial. These stories and more in today's update. 

Friday Jul 15, 2022

Be prepared for bears and bugs when heading to Riding Mountain National Park this weekend, the MB government is helping send Ukrainian newcomer children and youth to summer camp, Canada is bringing back mandatory random COVID testing for incoming travellers next week - and the prime minister is getting a new Can Force One. These stories and more in today's update.   

Thursday Jul 14, 2022

A member of Manitoba's Wildfire Service from The Pas died on the job this week, yesterday's interest rate hike will mean higher loan payments if you have a variable rate, Brandon's Kayak Cove at the Riverbank Discovery Centre is to open today - and a Canadian study says there's a 1-in-10 chance of getting killed by falling space junk in the next decade.

Wednesday Jul 13, 2022

Canadian food suppliers warning about higher grocery store costs this fall, MPI has applied to reduce some vehicle insurance rates, Rogers is compensating customers equivalent of 5 days of service after last week's massive outage, the MB government wants your feedback on personal care homes - and Brandon's 'Doors Open' event is this weekend. These stories and more in today's update. 

Tuesday Jul 12, 2022

Small Canadian companies fear they won't be fully compensated after last week's Rogers outage, a second candidate has entered the race for Brandon councillor in Green Acres ward - and Brandon Riverbank's Kayak Cove is set to open today. These stories and more in today's update. 

Monday Jul 11, 2022

Three in five Canadians are not interested in international travel this summer, Brandon police laid charges in two incidents of alleged impaired driving over the weekend, the premiers are meeting in Victoria this week with health-care the main topic of discussion - and Thor: Love and Thunder topped the weekend box office. These stories and more in today's update. 

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