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Friday: Buried Canadian soldiers, worm shortage, Washington weed buyer, and more...

Before the factories are built on a site near Vimy Ridge, a Canadian researcher says the bodies of 44 Canadian soldiers killed during World War I must be exhumed and properly buried...If you like fishing, you may have had some trouble getting hooked up with worms, due to a massive shortage of nightcrawlers...and  Mike Boyer was the first man to...
  Before the factories are built on a site near Vimy Ridge, a Canadian researcher says the bodies of 44 Canadian soldiers killed during World War I must be exhumed and properly buried...If you like fishing, you may have had some trouble getting hooked up with worms, due to a massive shortage of nightcrawlers...and  Mike Boyer was the first man to legally buy marijuana in Washington state -- but to his employers, his enthusiastic celebration seemed half-baked. 

Part One

Buried Canadian soldiers
A Canadian researcher says the bodies of 44 Canadian soldiers are buried in a field near the famous battle site -- which is about to be developed in France.

Grassy Narrows First Nation ruling
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that the Ontario government has the right to permit logging on traditional First Nations land -- but the ramifications are unclear.

Washington weed buyer
A Spokane man achieves his dream of becoming the first person in Spokane, Washington to buy legal weed. But his employers didn't share his enthusiasm.

   

Part Two

Worm shortage
Ontario is one of the largest suppliers of nightcrawlers. But when suppliers headed to their fields this spring, they were faced with a dearth of earth worms not seen in decades.

Eritrean Consulate diaspora tax
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird orders the Eritrean consulate to stop collecting a tax from their compatriots in Canada -- or he'll shut it down.

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