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NOTO hosts Celebration of Lights to kick off six-week event
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NOTO hosts Celebration of Lights to kick off six-week event

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The NOTO Arts & Entertainment District began the Celebrations of Winter, a six-week event, with their annual Celebration of Lights at Veterans Park Saturday evening.The Celebration of Lights included a carriage ride and the lighting of the Christmas tree. Local art performances by the Kansas Youth Choral, Seaman High School Show Choir, and Seaman Viking Steel Drum Ensemble were available for the public to see. Thomas Underwood, executive director of the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District, says that this also kicks off the holiday shopping season. “These are all small businesses and mom & pop shops run by a skeleton crew of people contributing to the economy of our area,” Underwood said. The Celebrations of Winter is a six-week celebration of the holiday...
Icy roads lead to dozens of crashes as snowfall warning remains for Calgary – Calgary
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Icy roads lead to dozens of crashes as snowfall warning remains for Calgary – Calgary

Calgary emergency crews were kept busy Tuesday night as falling snow caused slippery conditions and poor visibility around the city. Police say there were over 70 crashes between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. many on roads, including Deerfoot Trail, Crowchild Trail, Sarcee Trail and Stoney Trail.Ten of those resulted in minor injuries.CPS says at one point, officers were responding to a crash every four minutes.They say drivers should give themselves more time and more space during their morning commute.Highways to the west of the city were also in bad shape, with black ice and poor visibility causing poor driving conditions. Trending Now Dry shampoo recall: More than 100 injuries reported in Canada so far ...