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On the bright side with Julie Atchison


To brighten your week with good news, CTV London Meteorologist Julie Atchison is showing us the sunny side of things.

Here's a look at the good news stories from the past week.

  1. The new London children's museum got a funding boost this week. 3M Canada handed over a cheque for half a million dollars, towards the new science, technology, engineering and mathematics lab.
  2. The London Humane Society is nearly at its fundraising goal after a recent donation.
  3. Several London first responders have earned recognition for heroism on the job. The 2023 Ontario medals for bravery were handed out in Toronto Monday night ù honouring first responders who risk their lives to save others
  4. Brescia University College held its final convocation ceremony on Monday.
  5. Museum London kicked off the official day of summer by celebrating eight new exhibitions.
  6. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed its latest induction class in St. Marys last weekend.
  7. A grade 12 student here in Ontario is getting international recognition for a 3D film she created.
  8. It’s national day of pink! Top Stories


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DEVELOPING Motive of man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump remains elusive

Former U.S. president Donald Trump called for unity and resilience after an attempt on his life injected fresh uncertainty into an already tumultuous presidential campaign, while President Joe Biden implored Americans to 'cool it down' in the final stretch and 'resolve our differences at the ballot box.'

Donald Trump announces Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance as VP pick

Former U.S. President Donald Trump chose Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate on Monday, picking a onetime critic who became a loyal ally and is now the first millennial to join a major-party ticket at a time of deep concern about the advanced age of America's political leaders.

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