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Barrie,

city (1991 pop. 62,728), S Ont., Canada, on the west shore of Lake Simcoe. It is a commuter city in the Toronto metropolitan region. Among the city's diverse manufactures are clothing, spirits, electronics, and leather goods. A large military base is nearby.
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Barrie

Sir James Matthew. 1860--1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)
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Barrie, 41, lifted the Links Championship trophy for a recordequalling fifth time in June, and now has his sights set on an amazing treble by adding the Bon Accord club championship again.
(Nasdaq: VRNT), The Customer Engagement Company, today announced that the City of Barrie, Ontario, is partnering with Verint to simplify, modernize and automate its customer service operations for improved overall customer experience and employee satisfaction.
Barrie, who played Alma Sedgewick in Coronation Street on and off for 20 years until 2001, said she yelled for a neighbour, who came to her aid, before 'incredibly good-looking paramedics' arrived and took her to hospital.
But it was to Cardiff City that Barrie's early allegiances lay: he made his league debut for the Bluebirds at 17 during a season when City gained promotion to the first division.
But it was to Cardiff City that Barrie's early allegiances lay: he made his league debut for the Bluebirds as a 17-year-old during a season when Cardiff gained promotion to the first division.
Cardiff City's Barrie Hole and Swansea's Eddie Thomas in a duel for the ball during their 1-1 draw in 1963
Close friend and leader of Walsall Labour Group Sean Coughlan said: "I was lucky to have known Barrie for over 30 years as a personal friend.
Barrie's daughter and Karen went missing in Brighton after going out to play on the evening of October 9, 1986.
This was made possible through the Barrie Wells Trust's Box4Kids initiative, which invites seriously ill and disabled children to enjoy VIP experiences at sport and entertainment venues in boxes donated by generous box holders.
It will be an extra-special evening for two Dumfries teenagers who are following in Barrie's footsteps.
Barrie and his wife Mary used the property for nine years and there are pictures of the author playing with children in the garden.