Report: Oshawa Finishes First In Online Poll For KISS Date

Adrian Morrow of reports: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada's loud campaign to bring heavy-metal heroes KISS to a city hushed by auto-plant layoffs may have paid off.

Voting in an online poll to determine KISS's route for a fall tour closed today, with Oshawa far in front with 14,573 votes, with Winnipeg next at 12,929. Organizers have said they'll weigh the results to take into account the size of cities in the running. Toronto is in eighth place with 5,304 votes.

The result caps a two-month campaign by Oshawa to win the contest, with residents urged to vote early and often — by radio ads, a Facebook web page and a booth at Oshawa Centre mall.

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