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Vancouver Headlines: June 11th

June 11, 2012 | by  |  Vancouver Headlines

Vancouver’s housing prices going down? The Toronto-Dominion Bank seems to think so.

Commercial Drive descended into jubilant madness yesterday, as the area’s 3rd annual Italian Day coincided with the Spain-Italy draw at Euro 2012.

B.C.’s liquor store owners are crying entrapment in the face of a program, touted as “one-of-a-kind” in Canada, which sends specially trained 17-year-olds into liquor stores to buy booze. The Minors as Agents Program has resulted in fines for 58 liquor stores provincewide, the fines being an average of $7,500. No word on whether these Under-Agents are allowed to keep the booze.

Yesterday, a small plane experienced trouble on the runway, and crashed into the side of a tanning salon near 100 Mile House. Even more surprising, there is actually a tanning salon near 100 Mile House.

And, thanks in part to SFU researchers, we now understand roughly .05% more about HIV and AIDS.

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