5 Things You Need to Know: May 2, 2016

Today's top stories

It’s Emergency Preparedness Week!

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Follow our series of special reports this week on how to prepare for an emergency and deal with the aftermath. Today we focus on having a plan. Read more about it here.

 

Alleged Abduction in Ramara
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A Ramara Township man says he was abducted Sunday morning after being assaulted. He was able to escape when his captors stopping at a gas station. See above for pictures of the two of the suspects, and read more here.

 

Ringling Bros. Elephants Retire
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After 200 years, elephants have performed for the last time at Ringling Brothers Circus. The company has created a 200-acre sanctuary for their retirement.

 

Burgers Priest Arrives in Barrie

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Redemption day has arrived in Barrie. The Burger’s Priest has begun preaching the virtues of fresh ingredients from its pulpit at Park Place, and redeeming the burger one day at a time. Read more here.
 

Jungle Book is #1 (…Again!)

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Mowgli still reigns supreme at the box office; Jungle Book easily fended off a handful of new releases including the star-studded romantic comedy Mother’s Day.