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NEWSCAST - Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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CAMPUS:

  • Hutton House received a donation of 23 computers from UWO’s USC. The computers were older and going unused, so they found a new home at the local London charity.

  • Hutton House provides services for people with disabilities to assist with literacy and technological skills, or even job-searching skills.

  • Cocoa and Canines has been set into motion at Western’s residences. This program seeks to bring some joy to students who may be feeling stressed as the semester drags on.

  • We caught up with Nicole Neill, a member of the Muttley Crew Dog Show to ask about why the show can be so important.

  • Therapy dogs and Muttley Crew will be visiting residences throughout November, for more information you can find the RezNet facebook page online.

 

LOCAL:

  • The Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada will be receiving all proceeds from classic Christmas movies shown on December 7 at Cineplexes across London.

  • The movies will be free, and concession items will be sold to raise money for the charities. The list includes Elf, A Christmas Story, and Gremlins. 

  • For a full list and times, look on the Cineplex website under Community Day 2019

 

SPORTS:

  • Mustangs cross country teams have secured their spot in the top 5 in the University Sports Championship in Hamilton.

  • Women’s placed 4th overall and men’s placed 5th, with team captains Kate Current and Isaiah Frienlink being recognized as OUA all stars.

  • Those who placed in the top 7 have the potential to go to the World University Cross-Country Championships.

  • This weekend will be a busy one for Mustangs with over a dozen games set to take place as the semester begins to wind to a close. A full list of games can be viewed in the composite schedule on the website.

 

WEATHER:

  • Today should be fairly consistent with the temperature hovering around -4 during the day and night, although feeling like -9 or -10 with some light snow overnight.

  • Tomorrow will see scattered flurries at 0 degrees, feeling like -5.