Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Wednesday June 4th, 2018

Navaneeth Mohan

CAMPUS NEWS
- Concrete beach, the space between UCC and Weldon Library will be hosting the Western Farmer's Market this summer. 
- Western’s farmers market has been a yearly fixture on campus for the last four years. Vendors can vary from week to week, but it will always include staples such as kettle corn, fresh vegetables, and apple fritters.
- The Farmers’s Market is organized through Hospitality Services at Western University. 

- Turn your entrepreneurial idea into a business venture. Western Accelerator is a startup incubator open to any members of Western's community.
- The four month intense training will provide participants with funding, mentorship and co-working space on campus. Each team receives $12,000, weekly workshops on leadership, sales, digital advertising, investors, pitch skills and beyond as well as weekly mentorship sessions with successful entrepreneurs.
- Teams in the past have been tackled questions such as "Where is the best place for Wings?" Or "How do we make laundry affordable for low income families?".
- Applications are due before July 8th, so hurry up and check out the Western Accelerator at uwo.ca/accelerator


LOCAL:
- A 26-year-old man has been charged following a crash with a cyclist in the city’s northeast end Monday.  
- The cyclist went through a green light at the intersection at Highbury Avenue and Killarney Road and was struck by a pickup truck going east, officers said.
- The cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He is currently in fair condition.
- The driver was charged with impaired driving, with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood, causing bodily harm.  The accused is set to appear in court July 26 in relation to the charge.

SPORTS:
- The London Majors defeat the Cardinals 14-4 after a tough loss to Barrie Baycats 14-2.
- London slugger Cleveland Brownlee is just homerun behind Dave Byers' record for all time homeruns for the Majors.  
- London is back in action Friday night when they are back home to host the Toronto Maple Leafs, with the first pitch slated for 7:35pm.


WEATHER:
- Environment Canada has released another heat warning with Humidex values reaching an expected 43.
- Temperatures today and Thursday are once again forecast to climb into the low to mid thirties. Humidex values will also increase, reaching values near forty on both days.
- A cool down is expected by Friday with the passage of a cold front.