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55 min ago | Thunder Bay's Source

Fighting on

The 52-year-old Thunder Bay Police Service staff sergeant was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, in December 2012 and is determined to keep up the fight.

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6 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

Saturday, July 12, 2014

THUMBS Up to Bluesfest. "It was awesome? I have to say the porta-potties there are the cleanest that I have ever been in at any outdoor event around town.

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10 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

Bridge on the River KamBy Gary Laine

By Gary Laine 'It's too old! It's obsolete! It needs to be replaced!" No, I'm not referring to the Fort William Gardens.

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15 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

WestJet launches more flights to Thunder Bay

CALGARY, AB: FEBRUARY 3, 2006 -- A February 3, 2006 file photo of a Westjet airplane taking off from the runway at Calgary International Airport.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Mining employee killed after becoming pinned under a large rock

An industrial accident near Thunder Bay led to the death of an employee on Thursday, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.

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Northern Ontario Business

Fatality reported at Thunder Bay mine

One person is dead following an incident at North American Palladium's Lac des Iles mine near Thunder Bay.

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Canada NewsWire

Steelworkers at OLG Casino Thunder Bay Ratify First Contract

The casino employees, who joined the Steelworkers last November, voted by an 85-per-cent margin Thursday in favour of a three-year contract with the casino.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Deal approved

Local gamblers won't have to take their fun and games south of the border after all.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Bombardier Union Sets July 14 Strike Date at Rail Plant

Unionized Bombardier Inc. employees at a rail plant in Ontario threatened to walk off the job in four days if a labor contract hasn't been reached by then.

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Canada.com

Search of cadets' belongings violates charter: liberties group

Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett, Chief Reserves and Cadets, with air cadets from 66 Challenger Squadron in Thunder Bay, Ont.

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Thunder Bay's Source

On the right track

"Thunder Bay has been noted actually as having the most progressive drug strategy in Canada," said Patty Hajdu, executive director of Shelter House Thunder Bay.

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Suspects arrested

City police have arrested two of four suspects connected to a vicious Canada Day assault that eventually became a homicide case.

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Wawatay News

Anti-racism rally held at Thunder Bay newspaper office

In response to a controversial ad published in the Chronicle Journal in Thunder Bay, a group of nearly 30 people took part in an anti-racism rally held outside the newspaper's office building on June 26. "It bothered me quite a bit when I heard about what was written in the paper," said former Thunder Bay resident John Bell Fox.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Airport turns 20

When Thunder Bay International Airport's new terminal opened 20 years ago it was state-of-the art and the newest facility in Canada.

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The Chronicle Herald

Taking part in a story he knows well

Dan Harvey, David Shannon, centre, and Joshua Dvorkin are among the disabled actors appearing in Borne, by award-winning playwright Judith Thompson.

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Airport Destination Disappears

Statistics Canada says itinerant flights to and from Hamilton airport fell in 2013 for the seventh consecutive year.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Thunder Bay's Source

Housing starts down

This Cougar Crescent home is one of just 43 single-detached homes that have started construction in 2014.

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Fort Francis Times

Falls' dialysis access to be explored

There's definitely a will. Now they'll have to find out if there's a way. A cross-border task force will put together a business plan for a pilot program so International Falls area residents might be able to access renal dialysis treatment at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's satellite unit at La Verendrye Hospital here.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Bell ceremony unites sister city in continued call for world peace

City of Thunder Bay officials and members of the public rang the bell in front of City Hall during the annual Peace Bell Ceremony Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Thunder Bay's Source

Assault victim dies

Christopher Adams succumbed to his injuries at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre around 1 p.m. Tuesday; he was a victim of an assault in front of city hall on July 1. Thunder Bay Police Service officials say officers responded to the scene at the corner of May and Donald Streets just after 2:30 a.m. following a 911 call by a passerby.

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