5 Things You Need to Know Today: August 29, 2016

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Would-Be Tenant Taken For A Ride In Kijiji Rental Scam

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Renting a home off Kijiji? Barrie Police warn would-be tenants to never send money electronically to someone you’ve never met, for something you’ve never seen in person. This scam is common, especially this time of year. Read more here.
 

No Postal Disruption, Not Today

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The Canadian Union Of Postal Workers has put off any job action for 24 hours after Canada Post agreed to a mediator’s request for an extension of talks.  Read more here.
 

Six Mars ‘Explorers’ Return To Earth After Year In Isolation

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(Photo by Zak Wilson via University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Six people who went into isolation for a year in Hawaii to help NASA plan for a mission to Mars emerged Sunday, happy to breathe fresh air an eat fresh food again.  Read more here.
 

Biker Sent To Hospital After Barrie Crash

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Police are looking for witnesses following a crash between a motorcycle and car at St. Vincent and Cundles at 3:30pm on Sunday afternoon. Read more here.
 

Tech Talk: Evidence is being gathered for a possible class action suit against Symantec over its anti-virus products

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Evidence is being gathered for a possible class action suit against Symantec over its anti-virus products. Aaron Weston at Northern Protocol in Barrie says he’s not surprised… Listen here.