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Homeless Jesus sculpture to be featured in cities around the world

St. Jacobs artist Tim Schmalz made headlines last year when two Catholic churches in New York and Toronto refused to accept his sculpture of Jesus depicted as a homeless man. The work has since been blessed by Pope Francis and will be sent to churches acr

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The Morning Edition - K-W - Flavoured tobacco concerns UW researcherSep 11, 2014 | 7:17The Morning Edition - K-W Flavoured tobacco concerns UW researcher Audio
The Morning Edition - K-W Flavoured tobacco concerns UW researcher Sep 11, 2014 | 7:17The Youth Smoking Survey has been released by the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo. Steve Manske, a senior researcher at the centre, explores some troubling trends.
The Morning Edition - K-W - Using smartphones to learn more about life on EarthSep 11, 2014 | 5:42The Morning Edition - K-W Using smartphones to learn more about life on Earth Audio
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The Morning Edition - K-W - Wet shelters for homeless with addiction an option for region, councillor saysSep 11, 2014 | 10:16The Morning Edition - K-W Wet shelters for homeless with addiction an option for region, councillor says Audio
The Morning Edition - K-W Wet shelters for homeless with addiction an option for region, councillor says Sep 11, 2014 | 10:16Waterloo Region councillor Sean Strickland says region is prepared to deal with Out of the Cold closures through emergency shelters but some rules surrounding identification and substance use could be relaxed.
The Morning Edition - K-W - Waterloo Spur Line to get a face liftSep 10, 2014 | 4:38The Morning Edition - K-W Waterloo Spur Line to get a face lift Audio
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