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Another year of fun, games, and family activities is on tap for this year's 5th annual Eganville Fair, running from Friday, July 31 through to Sunday, August 2.

Eganville Fair set for 5th year

For the fifth year in a row, the Eganville Fair will be bringing music, entertainment, fun and games to the Bonnechere Valley this weekend, with festivities kicking off at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 31.

Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer <br> Frank Sapach and his nine-year-old German Shepherd companion Shiela share a moment before hitting the road once more after receiving emergency repair work at Eggert's Auto Service in Pembroke on the motorized trailer that both pushes the bike and gives Shiela's paws a much-needed rest. Last year, the pair walked from Victoria to Moncton, NB, before wintering there then setting out to take their custom motorized bicycle all the way back to the West coast.

"Barking across Canada"

When Frank Sapach of Chilliwack, BC set off on his epic cross-Canada trek nearly two years ago, it was with something of a resigned mindset, but since then he and his traveling companion, a nine-year-old German Shepherd named Shiela, have found a new lease on life, and have brought joy to innumerable people along the way.

A combination picture shows (L-R) New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Thomas Mulcair, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau attending the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alta., on July 3, 2015. (REUTERS/Todd Korol)

Stephen Harper calls Oct. 19 election

Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called a parliamentary election for Oct. 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power.

US Presidential Candidate Donald Trump answers questions from the media at a press conference during a visit to his Scottish golf course Turnberry Action Images via Reuters / Russell Cheyne Livepic

Trump's companies have sought visas for workers

NEW YORK - Donald Trump is staking his run for U.S. president in part on a vow to protect American jobs. But this month, one of his companies, the elite Mar-a-Lago Club resort in Florida, applied to import 70 foreign workers to serve as cooks, wait staff and cleaners.

The twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministers hold a press conference to discuss progress in the negotiations in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii July 31, 2015. Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared between Japan and North America over autos, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs. REUTERS/Marco Garcia

Pacific Rim free trade talks fail to end in deal

Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared up over auto trade between Japan and North America, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs.

Hyeon Soo Lim speaks during a news conference at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 30, 2015. (REUTERS/KCNA)

Pastor confesses to trying to overthrow state

The head pastor of one of Canada's largest congregations who has been detained by North Korea since February appeared before media in Pyongyang and confessed to crimes aimed at overthrowing the state, the North's official news agency said on Friday.

A file photo of a wild turkey. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Wild turkey terrorizes University of Michigan

DETROIT - A wild turkey is ruffling feathers at the University of Michigan, chasing pedestrians and cyclists, sneaking into dorms and even causing traffic delays by lying down in the middle of streets.

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Decomposed baby found in crib in Ohio

CLEVELAND - An Ohio judge ordered a father held on a $1 million bond Thursday after a cable installer discovered the badly decomposed body of a young child in a crib at his apartment and notified authorities, the Medina Police Department said.

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Connecticut police find human torso in building

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Police found a human torso in a vacant building in New Haven, Connecticut, on Thursday that they said likely belonged to a homeless man whose arms and legs were found earlier this month near a downtown train station.

<p>Kristopher Cadieux holds up a handful of worms on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Cornwall, Ont. He and his siblings run a worm selling business and were served with a bylaw notice telling them to remove their signage and stop selling worms off of their doorstep. Brent Holmes/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder/Postmedia Network

Hide your gummy worms

"Hello children! Just another reminder that according to a city bylaw you can't sell worms. In addition, you can't eat worms. Also we are banning the sale of gummy worms from the candy store! And another thing, if your puppy has worms we are going to take him away, too!"

This undated photo provided by the Santa Cruz Police Department shows missing Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, from Santa Cruz, Calif. (Courtesy of Santa Cruz Police Department via AP)

Teen charged with murdering 8-year-old

SAN FRANCISCO - A 15-year-old boy was charged as an adult on Wednesday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl whose body was discovered in a recycling bin at a residential complex in Santa Cruz, California, officials said.

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