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Morning Start: Blockbuster

Your morning start for Friday, June 23

Good morning everyone! Let’s start your Friday morning on the right foot!

Fun Fact: Blockbuster’s main revenue stream came from late charges. After they decided to not penalize customers anymore, they went bankrupt within 10 years.

On this day

In 1976, the CN Tower in Toronto opens.

In 1980, the ‘David Letterman Show’ premieres on NBC as a daytime show.

In 1989, ‘Batman’ starring Jack Nicholson premieres.

National holidays

Today is National Hydration Day, National Pink Day, National Porridge Day, National Typewriter Day, and Women in Engineering Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

In Kelowna


In Penticton


In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

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In Vernon


In case you missed it

Charge of sexual assault against former Kelowna mayor Basran stayed

Indigenous bands raise red flags over Princeton’s Copper Mountain merge

KIJHL submits application to reclassify to Junior A


On Wednesday night, Bo Naylor got his first career MLB hit with his big brother and teammate Josh watching on.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with singer Jason Mraz (46), television show host Randy Jackson (67), actress Melissa Rauch (43), actor Joel Edgerton (49), and singer KT Tunstall (48).

Have a great weekend everyone!


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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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