Horse Racing

Stars net Oettinger with $12M, 3-year deal after 64-save 7th – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] The Dallas Stars signed Jake Oettinger to a $12 million, three-year contract on Thursday, securing the young goaltender whose 64 saves in Game 7 of the playoffs capped the season in which he became the team’s starter. Even after beginning last season in the minors with several veteran goalies also on the Stars roster, the 23-year-old Oettinger had a 30-15-1 record for them during the regular season. The 64
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Rogers outage relevant to approval of $26B Shaw deal, Competition Tribunal rules – Winnipeg Free Press

OTTAWA – Canada’s Competition Tribunal has ruled that the Rogers Communications Inc. July 8 service outage is relevant to the upcoming hearings on the telecom giant’s $26-billion takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. The ruling was made Friday after hearing submissions from Rogers and the Commissioner of Competition on the matter. The outage affected millions of Canadians, and to make sure it doesn’t happen again, Rogers is committing $10 billion over
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Columbus students returning after striking teachers ink deal – Winnipeg Free Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Students in Ohio’s largest school district were returning Monday to classrooms after members of the union representing teachers and other employees approved a contract, ending a strike that began a week ago. The Columbus Education Association’s nearly 4,500 teachers, librarians, nurses, counselors, psychologists and other education professionals on Sunday voted 71% to 29% to approve the new three-year contract with Columbus City Schools. The pact calls
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US, China reach deal in dispute over Chinese company audits – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have reached a tentative agreement to allow U.S. regulators to inspect the audits of Chinese companies whose stocks are traded on U.S. exchanges. In a long-festering dispute, U.S. regulators have threatened to boot a number of Chinese companies off the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq if China didn’t permit inspections. The deal announced Friday by market regulators in the U.S.
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U.S. seeks approval of plea deal for Quebec woman accused of trying to poison Trump – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] MONTREAL – United States prosecutors say they are seeking formal authorization to offer a plea deal to the Montreal-area woman accused of mailing poison to former president Donald Trump. Prosecutor Michael Friedman told the United States District Court in Washington D.C. that a draft plea agreement had been discussed with Pascale Ferrier’s lawyers. He added that he needs approval from the National Security Division of the Department of Justice
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to sign hydrogen deal – Winnipeg Free Press

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the German chancellor are visiting the western Newfoundland town of Stephenville later today, where they’re set to sign a green energy deal. A local company has plans to build a zero-emission plant that will use wind energy to produce hydrogen and ammonia for export. Hydrogen is seen as a critical component of Europe’s plan to reduce its reliance on Russian fossil fuels, particularly
Basketball

Spurs, Alize Johnson Agree To One-Year Deal

[ad_1] The Spurs have reached an agreement on a one-year contract with forward/center Alize Johnson, agent George Langberg tells Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). Wojnarowski says the deal is worth $2MM, which suggests it’s a minimum salary contract. Johnson’s minimum this season is $1,968,175. It’s unclear how much of that amount will be guaranteed. Johnson, 26, has bounced around the NBA since being selected with the No. 50 pick
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Deal flushes Pallister-caused clog in sewage-treatment plant upgrades – Winnipeg Free Press

After more than a year of intergovernmental limbo, the provincial and federal governments have struck a $500-million deal with the City of Winnipeg to fund the second phase of upgrades to the North End sewage treatment plant, the Free Press has learned. Premier Heather Stefanson is expected to join Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman and federal officials on Tuesday morning to confirm the Phase 2 funding deal. Sources confirmed Ottawa will
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New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects – Winnipeg Free Press

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The rolling prairie lands of northeastern Wyoming have been a paradise of lush, knee-deep grass for sheep, cattle and pronghorn antelope this summer. But it’s a different green — greener energy — that geologist Fred McLaughlin seeks as he drills nearly two miles (3.2 kilometers) into the ground, far deeper than the thick coal seams that make this the top coal-mining region in the United States.
Basketball

Nuggets Agree To Deal With Justin Tillman

[ad_1] The Nuggets have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent power forward Justin Tillman, Tillman’s agent Daniel Hazan informs Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Since going undrafted in 2018, Tillman has played for clubs in South Korea, Israel, Italy, Turkey, and Puerto Rico. He also appeared in eight games for the the Grizzlies’ NBAGL affiliate, the Memphis Hustle, during the 2018/19 season. Haynes notes that Tillman