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17 hrs ago | Ctl.ca

Truck seller becomes bio-fuel producer

CHATHAM, Ont. A used truck dealer plans on turning waste wood by-products into diesel fuel.

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Yesterday | The Toronto Star

Law students killed in WWI to be called to bar

Siblings Meta and Geoff Hall sit with a photo of their grand-uncle Matthew Maurice "Sonny" Wilson, a law student killed in France in late 1918. The phrase followed the names of 60 Ontario law students killed in France and Belgium in the First World War.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The London Free Press

Man stabbed in Tim Hortons drive-thru

Chatham-Kent police canvassed a number of Blenheim Tim Hortons patrons as witnesses to a stabbing at the popular eatery at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The suspect, who fled the scene, was apprehended shortly after.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The London Free Press

Cops suspect human trafficking, forgery in Lev Tahor

Men from a Jewish community shop at a store in the village of San Juan La Laguna August 24, 2014. A few months after moving from Canada to a remote part of Guatemala to find religious freedom, a group of ultra orthodox Jews have been forced out of their homes in a bitter conflict with hostile villagers.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Times of Israel

Extremist Jewish sect seeks new home in Guatemala

They stick out like a sore thumb in the steamy bustle of Guatemala's capital: 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, some speaking broken Spanish and eking out a makeshift living in a decrepit office building. The followers of a particularly strict interpretation of Jewish law, they had been residing in a Mayan Indian village until Thursday, when they were abruptly forced out in a culture and religious clash.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Western Producer

Pedigreed seed growers rare on East Coast island

David Mol's family has grown everything from onions to cattle, but he settled on pedigreed seed on his Prince Edward Island farm.

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The Globe and Mail

Lev Tahor expelled from Guatemala village after conflict with locals

Members of the Lev Tahor ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect walk down a street in Chatham, Ont., March 5, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

Lev Tahor expeled from Guatemala village after conflict with locals

Members of the Lev Tahor ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect walk down a street in Chatham, Ont., March 5, 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Most Lev Tahor haredi sect members leave Canada for Guatemala

Most members of the haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor have moved from Canada to Guatemala amid allegations of child abuse.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

CBC News

Lev Tahor sect quietly moves from Chatham, Ont., to Guatemala

Members of the Lev Tahor ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, some of whom have been involved in a bitter custody battle with child protection services, began leaving Chatham, Ont., for Guatemala in March and have now been joined by most of their sect.

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