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Timmins Times
Battle lines drawn on DSSAB fundingLEN GILLIS/The Daily Press (with files from KEVIN ANDERSON/The Northern Times)
Battle lines drawn on DSSAB funding
Timmins Times / Posted 7 hours ago
LEN GILLIS/The Daily Press (with files from KEVIN ANDERSON/The Northern Times) A clash has erupted between Northeastern Ontario mayors over a plan to change the funding formula for the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Denault makes an impactLong before Chad Denault emerged as a power forward for the Sudbury Wolves mino
Denault makes an impact
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Long before Chad Denault emerged as a power forward for the Sudbury Wolves minor midgets, he patrolled the blueline in his hometown of Iroquois Falls – well, sort of. "I started as a defenceman, but I really wanted to play forward, because I hated... Read more
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Timmins Times
Airport Rd. bridge in need of rebuildTimmins residents will have to prepare themselves for a detour that will see Ai
Airport Rd. bridge in need of rebuild
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
Timmins residents will have to prepare themselves for a detour that will see Airport Road closed for eight to 16 weeks. The good news is that this won’t be happening until the summer of 2018. Cost estimates at this point are upwards in the range of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
PASCAL: Plenty of parity in high school volleyballThe muddied waters that are the world of high school girls volleyball this year
PASCAL: Plenty of parity in high school volleyball
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
The muddied waters that are the world of high school girls volleyball this year did not become any more clear following tournament action this past weekend, nor the ensuing final few games of regular season play that followed. With just one game... Read more
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The Tyee
Dear Maclean's: Urban or Remote, Indigenous Communities Not Served EquallyScott Gilmore's 'move to cities' idea is as old as colonialism itself. Photo: T
Dear Maclean's: Urban or Remote, Indigenous Communities Not Served Equally
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Gilmore's 'move to cities' idea is as old as colonialism itself. Photo: Twitter. [Editor's note: This response from Indigenous rights lawyers Maggie Wente, Michael McClurg and Bryce Edwards first appeared on the blog of the legal firm Olthuis... Read more
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Timmins Times
Election-polling barber fondly rememberedTimmins lost one of the pillars of its political scene and business community l
Election-polling barber fondly remembered
Timmins Times / Posted 3 days ago
Timmins lost one of the pillars of its political scene and business community last week. Roger Picard passed away on Friday at the age of 71 after a long illness, leaving behind his wife, three children, and four grandchildren. Picard worked as a... Read more
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Investopedia
The Top 5 Gold Penny Stocks for 2016Many investors love penny stocks for their massive potential returns, but penny
The Top 5 Gold Penny Stocks for 2016
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
Many investors love penny stocks for their massive potential returns, but penny stocks are speculative and risky. This is especially true for companies in the resource sector. There is no concrete definition for a penny stock. One source might... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Controversial crematorium to go ahead in Nottinghamshire village after high court rulingOne of the country's leading judges has rejected a high court bid to overturn p
Controversial crematorium to go ahead in Nottinghamshire village after high court ruling
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
One of the country's leading judges has rejected a high court bid to overturn planning permission for a controversial crematorium in Lambley. Jean Timmins, a member of the Catfoot Crematorium Opposition Group, which was formed by local residents,... Read more
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Newton Daily News
PCM ends regular season with Heart of Iowa win over rival GilbertThe offensive set emphasized dribble penetration with the hope of finding open
PCM ends regular season with Heart of Iowa win over rival Gilbert
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The offensive set emphasized dribble penetration with the hope of finding open shooters on the outside. For a quarter, the adjustment didn’t appear to make the offense more productive. Once the shots started to fall though, the Mustangs seized... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Six of the best for Harpenden Town Alex Yearwood scored twice as Harpenden Town hit six. Picture: DANNY LOO Har
Six of the best for Harpenden Town
Herts Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Alex Yearwood scored twice as Harpenden Town hit six. Picture: DANNY LOO Harpenden Town scored a stunning 6-0 victory over Ampthill Town at Rothamsted Park on Tuesday night – leaping four places up the Spartan... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin couple finds love through singles group – Manitoulin ExpositorNelson, Julie and Sparky hiking the Cup and Saucer Trail, where the couple (and
Manitoulin couple finds love through singles group – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
Nelson, Julie and Sparky hiking the Cup and Saucer Trail, where the couple (and Sparky) went on one of their first dates. Nelson and Julie Rochefort-Wood: ‘hiking buddies for life’ SHEGUIANDAH—Playfulness, a love of winter and Christmas: three... Read more
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Timmins Times
Most ratepayers facing small property tax hikeTimmins city has passed its net expenditure budget for 2016, and for the “avera
Most ratepayers facing small property tax hike
Timmins Times / Posted 4 days ago
Timmins city has passed its net expenditure budget for 2016, and for the “average” taxpayer’s home assessed at $150,000, it means a property tax increase of roughly $140, according to the information filed by city finance director Jim Howie. As far... Read more
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Timmins Times
Lake Shore Gold to be bought by Tahoe ResourcesLake Shore Gold will soon become part of Tahoe Resources. The mining companies
Lake Shore Gold to be bought by Tahoe Resources
Timmins Times / Posted 4 days ago
Lake Shore Gold will soon become part of Tahoe Resources. The mining companies announced on Monday that Tahoe intends to buy a 75% stake in Lake Shore by exchanging shares in that company for Tahoe shares. This announcement comes after trading on... Read more
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Timmins Times
Councillors dig for details on loader purchaseDespite objections from at least one member of council, the city has purchased
Councillors dig for details on loader purchase
Timmins Times / Posted 4 days ago
Despite objections from at least one member of council, the city has purchased a new front-end loader to be added to the public works fleet. Council approved a price that was that not the lowest price. This is not to be confused with a low bid, which... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Proclamation declares Waskom Wildcats Week in Harrison CountyFor their historic feat, clinching a back-to-back state championship win, the H
Proclamation declares Waskom Wildcats Week in Harrison County
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
For their historic feat, clinching a back-to-back state championship win, the Harrison County Commissioners Court presented Waskom's football team with a proclamation Monday, declaring Feb. 8-14 "Waskom Wildcats Week" county-wide. "I'm so proud of... Read more
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Daily Journal
Prep scoresBOYS’ BASKETBALL Pleasantville 91, Buena 55 B: Wesley Shannon 20, DJ Velazque
Prep scores
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
BOYS’ BASKETBALL Pleasantville 91, Buena 55 B: Wesley Shannon 20, DJ Velazquez 5, Will Murphy 9, Sammy Rodriguez 4, Dom Caporale 9, D. Hammie 4, E. Cabrera 2, M. Johnson 2. P: Kenny Allen 21, Marquel Bridges 11, Malik Morgan 6, Omar Wallace 10, I.... Read more
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Calcutta News
Canadian miner Tahoe strikes C$945 mn deal for Lake Shore Gold VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canadian miner Tahoe Resources has entered into
Canadian miner Tahoe strikes C$945 mn deal for Lake Shore Gold
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canadian miner Tahoe Resources has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Lake Shore Gold in a deal... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Mustang girls can’t overcome talented NevadaThe Cubs, primed for another run at a state championship, have outscored oppone
Mustang girls can’t overcome talented Nevada
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The Cubs, primed for another run at a state championship, have outscored opponents 252-51 in the last four games, but Prairie City-Monroe made things interesting for awhile during Senior Night here Friday. The Mustangs stayed within single digits... Read more
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The Sault Star
T-Birds sweep CubsThere's nothing like good health for a team seeking victories. Just ask the So
T-Birds sweep Cubs
The Sault Star / Posted 6 days ago
There's nothing like good health for a team seeking victories. Just ask the Soo Major Thunderbirds. The Great North Midget League (GNML) team rode the return of four previously-injured players to three straight weekend victories. The wins helped... Read more
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The Sault Star
Hounds continue to be road warriorsTaking into account their youthful roster and the geographical lengths to which
Hounds continue to be road warriors
The Sault Star / Posted 6 days ago
Taking into account their youthful roster and the geographical lengths to which they must travel, the Soo Greyhounds road record becomes even-more impressive. After winning three straight on their most-recent road trip, which wrapped up with a 5-1... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Herts Ad Sunday League - Snug Bar head into first ever County semi-final Keith Harland of Brookmans Park Res heads over the St Albans Royals bar Snug
Herts Ad Sunday League - Snug Bar head into first ever County semi-final
Herts Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
Keith Harland of Brookmans Park Res heads over the St Albans Royals bar Snug Bar qualified for their first-ever County Cup semi-final with a 4-0 win over Broxbourne Bears in... Read more
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Timmins Times
Trading halted on Lake Shore Gold sharesThere was so much excitement and market speculation about a Lake Shore Gold Tim
Trading halted on Lake Shore Gold shares
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
There was so much excitement and market speculation about a Lake Shore Gold Timmins property that trading in company shares was halted on Friday and the company was asked by regulators to issue a public statement. This follows the positive news that... Read more
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Timmins Times
City considering fees for home-based businessesTimmins city hall is preparing changes to the business licence bylaw to require
City considering fees for home-based businesses
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
Timmins city hall is preparing changes to the business licence bylaw to require licences from the many home-based and mobile business that currently don’t have one. The issue was raised at a city council budget meeting this week when an 80-page... Read more
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Timmins Times
City hall workers win a small wage increaseThe City of Timmins has reached a new contract agreement with CUPE Local 434 (C
City hall workers win a small wage increase
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
The City of Timmins has reached a new contract agreement with CUPE Local 434 (Canadian Union of Public Employees), which represents most “inside” city workers, doing clerical and administrative functions in various city departments. This also... Read more
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Newton Daily News
PCM comes up big in fourth quarter, sweeps SaydelThe Mustang girls trailed 21-16 at halftime but outscored the Eagles 29-15 in t
PCM comes up big in fourth quarter, sweeps Saydel
Newton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
The Mustang girls trailed 21-16 at halftime but outscored the Eagles 29-15 in the second half during a 45-36 victory, while the PCM boys overcame a slow start with a 26-9 advantage in the final two quarters of its 54-41 triumph. Logan Gilman had 24... Read more
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The Sault Star
An ounce of prevention ...Dr. Alex Hukowich “distinctly” recalls the Friday afternoon during his days as
An ounce of prevention ...
The Sault Star / Posted 8 days ago
Dr. Alex Hukowich “distinctly” recalls the Friday afternoon during his days as a general practitioner in Timmins that a patient presented himself, complaining of a cough and not feeling well. One X-ray later, it was determined the man, a heavy... Read more
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Timmins Times
Police seek help locating missing Porcupine womanThe Timmins Police Service is seeking assistance in locating 61 year-old Timmin
Police seek help locating missing Porcupine woman
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Timmins Police Service is seeking assistance in locating 61 year-old Timmins resident Sharon Bielek. Bielek was reported missing at approximately 2:20 a.m. the morning of February 5, 2016, after having left her residence. She left the residence... Read more
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Timmins Times
Syrian refugee family of 6 confirmed for TimminsA Syrian family made up of a mother, father, two daughters and two sons, will s
Syrian refugee family of 6 confirmed for Timmins
Timmins Times / Posted 8 days ago
A Syrian family made up of a mother, father, two daughters and two sons, will soon be leaving a refugee camp in Lebanon to their new home in Timmins. After months of fundraising, making living arrangements and waiting in a queue to be assigned a... Read more
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The Indian Express
Madame Tussauds coming to Delhi, call goes out for KejriwaxDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal may be inimitable, but now he may get a do
Madame Tussauds coming to Delhi, call goes out for Kejriwax
The Indian Express / Posted 9 days ago
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal may be inimitable, but now he may get a double — in wax. Sources told The Indian Express that the India partner of London’s Madame Tussauds, which is set to open in Delhi next year, wrote to Kejriwal on January... Read more
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Spalding Today
Could rent a “cop” plan cut crime in Long Sutton?Private security patrols could help stamp out lawlessness in Long Sutton if the
Could rent a “cop” plan cut crime in Long Sutton?
Spalding Today / Posted 9 days ago
Private security patrols could help stamp out lawlessness in Long Sutton if the public agree to help foot the bill. District and parish councillor Jack Tyrrell spoke out as “professional” house burglaries grip the town, saying he believes Long... Read more
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Investopedia
The Top 5 Small Cap Gold Stocks for 2016 (KGC, SBGL)Metal commodities have performed extremely poorly over the past year, as hard a
The Top 5 Small Cap Gold Stocks for 2016 (KGC, SBGL)
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
Metal commodities have performed extremely poorly over the past year, as hard assets were hit across the board thanks to declining world demand and a strong U.S. dollar. Palladium has been the worst performer among metal commodities, returning -36.3%... Read more
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Timmins Times
Over The Hill by Diane ArmstrongBy Diane Armstrong We have seen news clips about people being the beneficiary
Over The Hill by Diane Armstrong
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
By Diane Armstrong We have seen news clips about people being the beneficiary of a family’s free meal, paid for by an anonymous patron at a restaurant, or of a person having a wallet containing a large sum of money returned. In lieu of thanks or... Read more
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Timmins Times
Council continues cash grants in Timminslen.gillis@sunmedia.ca City council decided this week to keep providing cash g
Council continues cash grants in Timmins
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
len.gillis@sunmedia.ca City council decided this week to keep providing cash grants and in-kind assistance donations to various volunteer groups and organizations in Timmins. This runs against the advice of the KPMG report, which was tabled last... Read more
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Timmins Times
Council hopes to prolong use of old grandstandThe old Hollinger Park grandstand should stay standing for at least another yea
Council hopes to prolong use of old grandstand
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
The old Hollinger Park grandstand should stay standing for at least another year. That’s the hope of Timmins city council, which this week decided to put off spending any new money to repair the structure. This represents a cut of at least $100,000... Read more
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Timmins Times
Long-range plan for new rec centre would cost $60MA multi-use recreation centre with twin-pad ice surfaces and aquatic centre wou
Long-range plan for new rec centre would cost $60M
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
A multi-use recreation centre with twin-pad ice surfaces and aquatic centre would likely cost the city about $60 million, a consultant told Timmins council Tuesday. Jonathan Hack, a director with Sierra Planning and Management, presented an updated... Read more
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Timmins Times
New charges for home repairs on council tableTimmins city council is planning to change the city’s building permit bylaw so
New charges for home repairs on council table
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
Timmins city council is planning to change the city’s building permit bylaw so that minor home repairs such things as installing new windows and doors will require a building permit. The change was outlined at Monday’s council meeting by Mark... Read more
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Timmins Times
TPS seek driver who rammed hospital parking gatePolice seeking public assistance in parking lot collision. On January 22, 2016
TPS seek driver who rammed hospital parking gate
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
Police seeking public assistance in parking lot collision. On January 22, 2016 at approximately 2:55 p.m., an unknown driver exiting the Timmins and District Hospital parking lot drove through the stop arm in order to avoid paying for parking. The... Read more
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Timmins Times
Court dismisses Fournel's bid to block filmCecile Fournel has failed in her efforts to block a Quebec TV film crew from ac
Court dismisses Fournel's bid to block film
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
Cecile Fournel has failed in her efforts to block a Quebec TV film crew from accessing court exhibits from her trial. A Timmins superior court judge ruled on Thursday there is “no reason in this case to restrict access, copying or publication of the... Read more
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Timmins Times
Firearm charges laidOn January 20, 2016, Timmins Police officers executed a search warrant in the a
Firearm charges laid
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
On January 20, 2016, Timmins Police officers executed a search warrant in the area of Elm St. N. As a result of the search warrant, police seized several firearms, including a 45 caliber handgun. Further investigation revealed that the handgun had... Read more
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Timmins Times
Over The Hill by Diane ArmstrongMea Culpa – I think By Diane Armstrong As a columnist who writes frequently w
Over The Hill by Diane Armstrong
Timmins Times / Posted 9 days ago
Mea Culpa – I think By Diane Armstrong As a columnist who writes frequently with historical facts and figures, I depend on several sources for my information. I try to dig deeply to ensure accuracy, knowing that many readers save my columns for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Decision Time at Barrick Gold Corp. As It Prepares for $3 Billion in WritedownsBarrick Gold's open pit mine at Pascua Lama remains a festering wound on its fi
Decision Time at Barrick Gold Corp. As It Prepares for $3 Billion in Writedowns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Barrick Gold's open pit mine at Pascua Lama remains a festering wound on its financial statements. Image source: Barrick Gold. Even though gold has seen a modest price jump recently, the precious metal has been in a slump for so long that Barrick... Read more
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chroniclelive
Kate Avery will lead the North East squad at the Inter-Counties Cross Country ChampionshipCooper has taken over the reigns of the county’s women’s squads after Val Gill
Kate Avery will lead the North East squad at the Inter-Counties Cross Country Championship
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
Cooper has taken over the reigns of the county’s women’s squads after Val Gill stepped aside after many years in charge, and will head for Birmingham on March 12 in confident mood. Glasgow-born and double Commonwealth Games marathon representative... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Voting record of all 166 TDs shows who was absent the most since 2011 | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 03:54 pm By Seán McCárthai
Voting record of all 166 TDs shows who was absent the most since 2011
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 03:54 pm By Seán McCárthaigh There must be a general... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Half of TDs effectively abandon Dáil in last few months | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 03:54 pm By Seán McCárthai
Half of TDs effectively abandon Dáil in last few months
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 03:54 pm By Seán McCárthaigh There must be a general election in the air…..as TDs’... Read more
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Boston Herald
National Letter of Intent Day (Where the student-athletes are going)Here is a list of student-athletes who are signing their National Letters of In
National Letter of Intent Day (Where the student-athletes are going)
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Here is a list of student-athletes who are signing their National Letters of Intent today. There are also other student-athletes who have committed to non-NLI schools and have been listed below. Information was attained through coaches and athletic... Read more
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Express and Star
Criminal fraternity: It's all relative as brothers, cousins and even mothers and sons are snared in Sandwell crime blitz « Express & StarToday police revealed for the first time just how close knit some of those snar
Criminal fraternity: It's all relative as brothers, cousins and even mothers and sons are snared in Sandwell crime blitz « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 10 days ago
Today police revealed for the first time just how close knit some of those snared in the operation were: Those sentenced include: Amandeep Kaur Gill, 23, unemployed of St Mark’s Road, Smethwick. She was jailed for 32 months for conspiracy to supply... Read more
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birminghammail
Mothers and sons among more than 60 jailed in massive drugs and crime blitzSome now face losing their homes as added punishment. Mothers and sons were am
Mothers and sons among more than 60 jailed in massive drugs and crime blitz
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
Some now face losing their homes as added punishment. Mothers and sons were among crooks convicted of a string of offences, including dealing drugs, handling stolen goods and other crimes. Watch: Police swoop on suspects Chief Insp Jane Perry, of... Read more
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Express and Star
Named and shamed: The families caught in a major Sandwell crime blitz that saw 100 years of jail sentences handed down « Express & StarAndrew Baker, 33, unemployed of Ramsey Close, West Bromwich. Handed a 12 month
Named and shamed: The families caught in a major Sandwell crime blitz that saw 100 years of jail sentences handed down « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 10 days ago
Andrew Baker, 33, unemployed of Ramsey Close, West Bromwich. Handed a 12 month community order and a 12 month supervision order for being concerned in the supply of cannabis. He was also ordered to undertake 100 hours of unpaid work. James Brennan,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Wicklow counters told to speed up for upcoming election | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 It took three days and 19 ro
Wicklow counters told to speed up for upcoming election
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 It took three days and 19 rounds of counting to elect five Wicklow TDs in 2011. Election... Read more
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Kiama Independent
St George Illawarra Dragons host clinic at MoruyaThe St George Illawarra Dragons Community Carnival program visited 11 schools i
St George Illawarra Dragons host clinic at Moruya
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
The St George Illawarra Dragons Community Carnival program visited 11 schools in the Eurobodalla Shire and held a skills clinic at Ack Weyman Oval over the past week. Dragons players guide the group through a draw and pass drill. An enthusiastic... Read more
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