5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 20, 2016

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Heat Warning Remains in Effect


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It’s another hot and muggy day as the heat warning remains in effect, but relief is on its way. A cool front is expected to arrive this afternoon, bringing with it the chance of showers and thunderstorms.


Summer Arrives Tonight, So Does A Strawberry Moon


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It’s not pink or red, but the last time we had one was in 1986! A strawberry moon is when a full moon coincides with the first day of summer, which begins tonight at 6:34pm. Read more here.


Calgary Home On ISIS ‘Hit List’


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Buying a home and finding out you need a new roof is one thing. But finding out you’re on the ISIS ‘Hit List’ is quite another! Just eight months after moving in, a Calgary couple discovered the unthinkable. Read more here.


Refugee Numbers Staggering


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According to a new report from United Nations, more than 65-million people – more than the population of Britain – are seeking asylum. Read more here.


Finding Dory Finds Big Audiences at the Box Office

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Finding Dory blew all others out of the water at the weekend box office, becoming the highest-grossing animated debut of all time – $136-million in ticket sales at the weekend. Shrek the Third held the previous record at $121M!