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Orlando Sentinel
Couples renew vows, marry on Orlando EyeWith a quick grab of the hand, Adam Barttelt pulled his wife of 10 years in for
Couples renew vows, marry on Orlando Eye
Orlando Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
With a quick grab of the hand, Adam Barttelt pulled his wife of 10 years in for their second first dance. Etta James' "At Last" softly played in the 6,600-pound Orlando Eye capsule as Donna Barttelt looked into her husband's eyes. The... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Woman dies after car plunges into ravineA 79-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving went off Front Ro
Woman dies after car plunges into ravine
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 3 hours ago
A 79-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving went off Front Road near Turkey Point on Saturday morning, plunged down a ravine, hit a tree, and rolled over. The identity of the Norfolk County woman is being withheld pending... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Woman dies after car plunges into ravineA 79-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving went off Front Ro
Woman dies after car plunges into ravine
Delhi News Record / Posted 3 hours ago
A 79-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving went off Front Road near Turkey Point on Saturday morning, plunged down a ravine, hit a tree, and rolled over. The identity of the Norfolk County woman is being withheld pending... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Trouble on the roads: SEE TWEETSWeather continues to cause trouble on the roads Saturday. The OPP has responde
Trouble on the roads: SEE TWEETS
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Weather continues to cause trouble on the roads Saturday. The OPP has responded to a number crashes throughout the region. A section of County Road 21 between the 9th Line and 8th Line of Essa Township was close for a few hours following a... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Trouble on the roads: SEE TWEETSWeather continues to cause trouble on the roads Saturday. The OPP has responde
Trouble on the roads: SEE TWEETS
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Weather continues to cause trouble on the roads Saturday. The OPP has responded to a number crashes throughout the region. A section of County Road 21 between the 9th Line and 8th Line of Essa Township was close for a few hours following a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Trouble on the roads: SEE TWEETSWeather continues to cause trouble on the roads Saturday. The OPP has responde
Trouble on the roads: SEE TWEETS
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
Weather continues to cause trouble on the roads Saturday. The OPP has responded to a number crashes throughout the region. A section of County Road 21 between the 9th Line and 8th Line of Essa Township was close for a few hours following a... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
OPP launch traffic campaignMembers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking part in the 2016 Fami
OPP launch traffic campaign
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking part in the 2016 Family Day Weekend Campaign. The campaign commences at midnight on Friday February 12, and ends at midnight on Monday February 15, 2016. This traffic safety initiative... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
OPP launch traffic campaignMembers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking part in the 2016 Fami
OPP launch traffic campaign
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking part in the 2016 Family Day Weekend Campaign. The campaign commences at midnight on Friday February 12, and ends at midnight on Monday February 15, 2016. This traffic safety initiative... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
OPP launch traffic campaignMembers of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Polic
OPP launch traffic campaign
Barrie Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking part in the 2016 Family Day Weekend Campaign. The campaign commences at midnight on Friday February 12, and ends at midnight on Monday February 15,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Beware theBrant County OPP along with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre are alerting citizen
Beware the
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 8 hours ago
Brant County OPP along with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre are alerting citizens to a fraud known as the “bank investigator” scam. Here's how it works: suspects contact potential victims – usually seniors – by phone advising that they require their... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario town mayor says councillor may have died protecting daughterA small-town Ontario mayor says that a beloved councillor was likely killed try
Ontario town mayor says councillor may have died protecting daughter
CTV News / Posted yesterday
A small-town Ontario mayor says that a beloved councillor was likely killed trying save his daughter from a gunman at his Almonte, Ont., home. Police have yet to confirm several key details surrounding the Thursday morning tragedy, but Mississippi... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Welcome to Hank's House of PainWith a glint in his eye and a mischievous grin, he welcomes a first-timer to hi
Welcome to Hank's House of Pain
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
With a glint in his eye and a mischievous grin, he welcomes a first-timer to his new Orillia gym: “Welcome to Hank’s House of Pain,” he says. He is only half-joking. Hank Ilesic, a CFL legend and seven-time Grey Cup champion, looks as if he could... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Wood-burning furnace destroyed in crashDamage was estimated at $70,000 following a single-vehicle crash west of Langto
Wood-burning furnace destroyed in crash
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
Damage was estimated at $70,000 following a single-vehicle crash west of Langton this week. Norfolk OPP report a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Bayham Township man was westbound on North Walsingham Road 12 Thursday when, for reasons unknown, the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Excavator stolenPolice are looking for a mini-excavator stolen in Oro-Medonte Township earlier
Excavator stolen
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
Police are looking for a mini-excavator stolen in Oro-Medonte Township earlier this week. Police say sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday, a locked commercial compound on School House Road was entered and a 2012 Kubota KX121-3ST mini-excavator,... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Councillor sets sights on city rejoining AMOCity/county Coun. Anne Marie Gillis is setting her sights on the city rejoining
Councillor sets sights on city rejoining AMO
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
City/county Coun. Anne Marie Gillis is setting her sights on the city rejoining Ontario's largest municipal lobby group after a decades-long absence from its membership roster. Gillis plans to bring forward a motion to the next city council meeting... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Wood-burning furnace destroyed in crashDamage was estimated at $70,000 following a single-vehicle crash west of Langto
Wood-burning furnace destroyed in crash
Delhi News Record / Posted yesterday
Damage was estimated at $70,000 following a single-vehicle crash west of Langton this week. Norfolk OPP report a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Bayham Township man was westbound on North Walsingham Road 12 Thursday when, for reasons unknown, the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Excavator stolenPolice are looking for a mini-excavator stolen in Oro-Medonte Township earlier
Excavator stolen
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Police are looking for a mini-excavator stolen in Oro-Medonte Township earlier this week. Police say sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday, a locked commercial compound on School House Road was entered and a 2012 Kubota KX121-3ST mini-excavator,... Read more
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The Advocate
Lawsuit: New Orleans deputies called suicidal inmate ‘rapist and pedophile,’ left him alone for hours before jailhouse hangingA young man who hanged himself last year at Orleans Parish Prison had been call
Lawsuit: New Orleans deputies called suicidal inmate ‘rapist and pedophile,’ left him alone for hours before jailhouse hanging
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
A young man who hanged himself last year at Orleans Parish Prison had been called a “rapist and pedophile” by a ranking deputy at the jail and was left unsupervised for hours even after warning guards that he felt suicidal, a new lawsuit claims. The... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
NEWS BRIEFS: Thin ice warning, vehicle recoveredStay clear of thin ice on Family Day weekend If you're heading outdoors this F
NEWS BRIEFS: Thin ice warning, vehicle recovered
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted yesterday
Stay clear of thin ice on Family Day weekend If you're heading outdoors this Family Day weekend, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) wants to remind you to stay clear of our hydro stations and dams. "Don't find yourself on thin ice," says Mike Martelli,... Read more
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ESPN
Tuesday Truths: Why West Virginia leads Big 12Welcome to Tuesday Truths, where I look at how well 86 teams in the nation's to
Tuesday Truths: Why West Virginia leads Big 12
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Welcome to Tuesday Truths, where I look at how well 86 teams in the nation's top seven conferences are doing against their league opponents on a per-possession basis. *Through games of Feb. 8, conference games only Pace: Possessions per 40... Read more
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dna
Check upsc.gov.in for for UPSC CDS Exam II written results 2015The long wait is over. The results for the UPSC CDS (II) 2015 have been declare
Check upsc.gov.in for for UPSC CDS Exam II written results 2015
dna / Posted yesterday
The long wait is over. The results for the UPSC CDS (II) 2015 have been declared. The exam was held on November 2015, and a total of 8351 candidates have qualified for the interview round for the following institutes: Here’s how you can check your... Read more
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CBC.ca
Almonte shooter turned gun on himself after killing councillor, injuring former partnerTravis Porteous is dead after he shot a municipal councillor to death and serio
Almonte shooter turned gun on himself after killing councillor, injuring former partner
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Travis Porteous is dead after he shot a municipal councillor to death and seriously injured his former partner before turning the gun on himself, sources say. Bernard Cameron, town councillor, and another man die after shooting at Almonte... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario government to unveil strategy to tackle human traffickingThis story is part of an ongoing Globe and Mail investigation into the hundreds
Ontario government to unveil strategy to tackle human trafficking
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
This story is part of an ongoing Globe and Mail investigation into the hundreds of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada The Ontario government will unveil a strategy in June to combat human trafficking, and while it will not focus solely... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
'Like Father, Like Son'Otis Harris can hardly believe his eyes. It’s been nearly 30 years since he wa
'Like Father, Like Son'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Otis Harris can hardly believe his eyes. It’s been nearly 30 years since he walked around his old stomping grounds of the B.W. Cooper Housing Development. A lot has changed. The B.W. Cooper, formally known as the Calliope, was notorious for drug... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
'Like Father, Like Son'Otis Harris can hardly believe his eyes. It’s been nearly 30 years since he wa
'Like Father, Like Son'
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Otis Harris can hardly believe his eyes. It’s been nearly 30 years since he walked around his old stomping grounds of the B.W. Cooper Housing Development. A lot has changed. The B.W. Cooper, formally known as the Calliope, was notorious for drug... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
'Like Father, Like Son'Otis Harris can hardly believe his eyes. It’s been nearly 30 years since he wa
'Like Father, Like Son'
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
Otis Harris can hardly believe his eyes. It’s been nearly 30 years since he walked around his old stomping grounds of the B.W. Cooper Housing Development. A lot has changed. The B.W. Cooper, formally known as the Calliope, was notorious for drug... Read more
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CTV News
Suspected shooter dies after Ont. town councillor killed in homeA small Ontario town is in shock after a local councillor was shot dead in his
Suspected shooter dies after Ont. town councillor killed in home
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
A small Ontario town is in shock after a local councillor was shot dead in his home and his daughter critically injured Thursday morning. Ontario Provincial Police say a third person believed to be the shooter has since died of his injuries. CTV... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Dirt bike stolenA dirt bike with an estimated value of $2,900 was stolen in Hagersville this we
Dirt bike stolen
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 2 days ago
A dirt bike with an estimated value of $2,900 was stolen in Hagersville this week. The bike – a black 2003 Yamaha YZ with a 450cc motor – was removed from a trailer on Jane Street Wednesday. Haldimand OPP are investigating. Anyone with information... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Process ongoing for former jail and courthouseFuture plans for the former Kent County Courthouse and Jail are still up in the
Process ongoing for former jail and courthouse
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Future plans for the former Kent County Courthouse and Jail are still up in the air, according to Infrastructure Ontario. The Stanley Avenue facility in Chatham, which housed inmates for about 160 years, was officially closed in 2014 with operations... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Town councillor killed in eastern Ont., shootingTHE CANADIAN PRESS ALMONTE, Ont. -- A councillor in a small eastern Ontario to
Town councillor killed in eastern Ont., shooting
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 2 days ago
THE CANADIAN PRESS ALMONTE, Ont. -- A councillor in a small eastern Ontario town is dead and his daughter and another man are seriously injured following a shooting at the politician's home in Almonte, Ont. "It is with profound sorrow and shock... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario town councillor killed, two injured in shootingA councillor in a small eastern Ontario town is dead and his daughter and anoth
Ontario town councillor killed, two injured in shooting
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A councillor in a small eastern Ontario town is dead and his daughter and another man are seriously injured following a shooting at the politician’s home in Almonte, Ont. “It is with profound sorrow and shock that I confirm that my colleague and... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
For the Record, Feb. 11, 2016Editor's note: All individuals arrested are presumed innocent until proven guil
For the Record, Feb. 11, 2016
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's note: All individuals arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Personnel responded to four calls for emergency medical services Wednesday. Police responded to the 900 block of F Street Wednesday morning on a report of a juvenile... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Town councillor dead, two seriously injured in Almonte shootingA Mississippi Mills councillor is confirmed dead and two others seriously injur
Town councillor dead, two seriously injured in Almonte shooting
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
A Mississippi Mills councillor is confirmed dead and two others seriously injured following a shooting incident in Almonte Thursday morning. Municipal officials in Mississippi Mills confirmed the victim was Bernard Cameron, a retired high school... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Beware of Valentine's scamsWith Valentine’s Day just around the corner, OPP are warning residents to be ca
Beware of Valentine's scams
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 2 days ago
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, OPP are warning residents to be cautious of online scammers that build a fake relationship in order to steal money. It’s important to be wary of romantic overtures that happen over the internet, police... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Man lost $1,000 at ONrouteOxford OPP is investigating after a man lost $1,000 in cash at the westbound ON
Man lost $1,000 at ONroute
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 2 days ago
Oxford OPP is investigating after a man lost $1,000 in cash at the westbound ONroute service station on Feb. 5. The man said he dropped an envelope with the money at the Esso Gas Station around 9:45 a.m. Security camera footage shows an unknown man... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Council floats idea of local OHL teamCity council members were in a sporting mood Wednesday, discussing everything f
Council floats idea of local OHL team
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
City council members were in a sporting mood Wednesday, discussing everything from a possible OHL team locating here to how to reap the rewards of sports tourism. During a day-long corporate planning retreat at Swanmore Terrace, council outlined... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
OPP officer cleared in rollover crashOntario's police watchdog won't press charges against a Lambton OPP officer in
OPP officer cleared in rollover crash
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Ontario's police watchdog won't press charges against a Lambton OPP officer in connection to a rollover crash in Warwick Township last July. A 62-year-old man suffered multiple fractures and other serious injuries after he was ejected from his red... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Hamilton Twp. council gets first look at budgetAn initial overview of the first half the 2016 budget for Hamilton Township was
Hamilton Twp. council gets first look at budget
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
An initial overview of the first half the 2016 budget for Hamilton Township was reviewed by the municipality’s new treasurer Paul Dowber for councillors on Tuesday. The second part has been set for a special committee of the whole meeting on... Read more
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CBC.ca
3 people found seriously injured in Almonte, Ont., home, OPP sayThree people were found seriously injured in a home in Almonte, Ont., on Thursd
3 people found seriously injured in Almonte, Ont., home, OPP say
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Three people were found seriously injured in a home in Almonte, Ont., on Thursday morning and an active police investigation is underway, OPP say. There is no risk to public safety, said Lanark County OPP Const. Dave Bird. OPP earlier confirmed... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi GrasUniversal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild wee
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi Gras
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Universal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild weekends remaining for the New Orleans-inspired festival which stretches this year into mid-April. Back are the bodacious, beady parade, Cajun cuisine and music from... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi GrasUniversal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild wee
How to let the good times roll and survive Universal Mardi Gras
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Universal's Mardi Gras got off to a wet start, but there are plenty of wild weekends remaining for the New Orleans-inspired festival which stretches this year into mid-April. Back are the bodacious, beady parade, Cajun cuisine and music from... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Fundraisers, 'Ellen' Show on President's CA ItineraryPresident Barack Obama will be in California for a weeklong stretch that includ
Fundraisers, 'Ellen' Show on President's CA Itinerary
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama will be in California for a weeklong stretch that includes four fundraisers Thursday in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. The president also is scheduled for a taping of "The Ellen DeGeners Show" during the Southern California... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Martial arts instructor loses franchise over past abuse as teacherThe owner of an Ottawa martial arts dojo has lost her franchise rights followin
Martial arts instructor loses franchise over past abuse as teacher
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The owner of an Ottawa martial arts dojo has lost her franchise rights following revelations that her school-teacher's certificate was revoked last year after the Ontario College of Teachers ruled she had emotionally and sexually abused a... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Cold weather alert issuedA drop in temperatures has promoted Brant County's medical officer of health to
Cold weather alert issued
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
A drop in temperatures has promoted Brant County's medical officer of health to issue a cold weather alert. The alert took effect Wednesday as temperatures are expected to drop to or below -15C. It will remain in place until a cancellation notice is... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Obama Returns To Los Angeles Thursday For Fundraisers, ‘Ellen’ Appearance(CNS) Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – 4:48 PM President Barack Obama wi
Obama Returns To Los Angeles Thursday For Fundraisers, ‘Ellen’ Appearance
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
(CNS) Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – 4:48 PM President Barack Obama will return to Los Angeles tomorrow to tape an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and attend a pair of Democratic National Committee fundraisers. As is typical with... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Council floats idea of local OHL teamCity council members were in a sporting mood Wednesday, discussing everything f
Council floats idea of local OHL team
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
City council members were in a sporting mood Wednesday, discussing everything from a possible OHL team locating here to how to reap the rewards of sports tourism. During a day-long corporate planning retreat at Swanmore Terrace, council outlined... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Four charged in drug bustPolice have taken a number of illegal substances off the street following a dru
Four charged in drug bust
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
Police have taken a number of illegal substances off the street following a drug bust Tuesday night. At about 7 p.m., members of the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit, in conjunction with the Orillia OPP Detachment Street Crime Unit, the Drug Enforcement... Read more
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CBC.ca
Trailer and truck in Tim Bosma trial left unsecured during transport by police, court hearsA trailer containing Tim Bosma's truck, key evidence in the murder trial of the
Trailer and truck in Tim Bosma trial left unsecured during transport by police, court hears
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
A trailer containing Tim Bosma's truck, key evidence in the murder trial of the two men accused of killing him, was left unsecured during transport to an Ontario Provincial Police facility, court heard Wednesday — allowing a box to fly out the rear... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Elmvale store clerk robbed at knifepointSPRINGWATER TWP. . – Two men wearing balaclavas robbed an Elmvale convenience s
Elmvale store clerk robbed at knifepoint
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
SPRINGWATER TWP. . – Two men wearing balaclavas robbed an Elmvale convenience store clerk at knifepoint Tuesday night. Huronia West OPP said two men wearing dark-coloured balaclavas and gloves entered the store shortly before midnight. One of the... Read more
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CTV News
Forensics expert testifies in Tim Bosma murder trialA Hamilton-area forensics expert testifying in the trial for two men accused of
Forensics expert testifies in Tim Bosma murder trial
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
A Hamilton-area forensics expert testifying in the trial for two men accused of killing Tim Bosma said she found a fingerprint on the victim's truck that matched the print of one of the suspects. Scroll down or click here for a recap of today's live... Read more
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