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Barrie Colts hockey players took part in the 12th annual Colt For the Day Charity Hockey Game, held at the Barrie Molson Centre Sunday afternoon and hosted by the Barrie/Kempenfelt Rotary Club. Six teams — including the Rockbrune Movers (pink) and Western Mechanical (blue) — had the opportunity to play in three games with Colts players to support Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Barrie and District. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Colts for a day

Barrie Colts hockey players took part in the 12th annual Colt For the Day Charity Hockey Game, held at the Barrie Molson Centre Sunday afternoon and hosted by the Barrie/Kempenfelt Rotary Club. Six teams — including the Rockbrune Movers (pink) and Western Mechanical (blue) — had the opportunity to play in three games with Colts players to support B

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Footage from a video showing someone stealing Travis Kvapil's car. (TMZ Sports screen grab)

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Miami Heat forward Anthony Mason, left, drives past Dallas Mavericks centre Shawn Bradley during first half action at Reunion Arena in Dallas, in this file photo from Feb. 1, 2001. Mason died Feb. 28, 2015, at the age of 48, ESPN and other media reported. (REUTERS/Files)

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