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Morning Start: Theft at Walmarts

Your morning start for Tuesday, June 27
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Good morning Okanagan! Time to start your Tuesday.

Fun Fact: It’s estimated that Walmart loses around $3 billion every year because of theft.

On this day

In 1778, the Liberty Bell returns to Philadelphia.

In 1994, Aerosmith becomes the first band to allow fans to download their music for free from the Internet.

In 2008, Bill Gates steps down as the Chair of Microsoft.

In 2021, Lytton, B.C. recorded, at the time, the hottest temperature ever in Canada - 46.6 C. It was broken two days later, again in Lytton.

National holidays

Today is National Bingo Day, National Sunglasses Day, National Ice Cream Cake Day, and National Onion Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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In case you missed it

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Bond remains strong between parents of women missing in North Okanagan-Shuswap


The Pittsburgh Pirates are debuting these jerseys tonight, thoughts?

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with reality star Khloe Kardashian (39), actor Tobey McGuire (48), actor Chandler Riggs (24), singer H.E.R. (26), actor Drake Bell (37), actor Ed Westwick (36), actor Matthew Lewis (34), director JJ Abrams (57), actress Alanna Masterson (35), and activist Helen Keller (would’ve been 143).

Have a great Tuesday 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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