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7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

This land is our land

Just about every person I met while driving across the country last summer told me it was their dream to take that trip someday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Accused chased by police

A 22-year-old man was charged with break and enter and resisting arrest in the wee hours Thursday after police chased down a suspect on Thunder Bay's south side.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Dryden woman wins $1 Million Prize

Dryden resident Marie Martin is living her lottery dream after winning the Guaranteed $1 Million Prize from the March 12, 2014 LOTTO 6/49 draw, the OLG reports.

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SeacoastOnline

Good luck, people return missing ring to Canadian man

After Paul Marshall's ring took a road trip earlier this year from Ontario, Canada to York, getting it back to him on Thursday required at least five honest people and some screwy good luck.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Exclusive sounds for Record Store Day

William Rutledge, owner of New Day Records and Accessories, cues up a record in his St. Paul Street shop.

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City police arrest break-and-enter suspect

Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a report of a break and enter in progress on Hamilton Avenue just after 2 a.m. Officers arriving at the scene immediately began a foot chase with a young adult male running away from the scene.

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Canada NewsWire

Media Advisory - Celebrating the completion of the new Thunder Bay Courthouse

Prior to the ribbon-cutting celebration, there will be a series of First Nations ceremonies at the front of the courthouse.

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Head-on crash

Arthur Street was closed just west of Mapleward Road after a car and an SUV collided.

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Giving back

Cops for Cancer hairstylist Rene Rypkema shaves Kris Story's head at the 18th annual Cops for Cancer kickoff Thursday morning at the Balmoral Street police station.

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Seeking Alpha

Platinum Group Metals, Ltd.: Encouraging Recent Progress On The Waterberg JV Project

PLG is scheduled for production in 2015, with a yearly production of 275 KozEq. The 2 main precious metals are platinum and palladium, with some rhodium and gold.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Volunteering shows your best side

Two Thunder Bay youth are making a difference in their community. Janine Collison and Sierra Gilbert are members of ChangeTheWorld - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge, a group that encourages high school students to volunteer in their communities.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Coal days are over

The Thunder Bay Generating Station has burned its last piece of coal. The province announced Tuesday that it has become the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Beneficiaries announced for Staal Foundation Open

Left, Scott Smith, the executive director of the Staal Foundation Open; Glen Craig, president/CEO of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation; Tracy Buckler, president/CEO of St. Joseph's Care Group and Michael Nitz, campaign chairman for the United Way of Thunder Bay were on hand for the announcement of the charitable organizations that ... (more)

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Fort Frances puts casino on October ballot

When Fort Frances residents go to the municipal election polls in October, they'll also be voting on whether or not to licence a casino in their town.

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Daily Kos

Spotlight on Green News & Views: Keeping fossil fuel in the ground, this land is not your land

Many of the dozens of environmentally related posts that appear at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.

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Wawatay News

Energy East Pipeline sparks debate and protests in Thunder Bay

Crystallee Mouland/Special to Wawatay News Keywehnini of Mishkeegogamang and Dr. Paul Berger of Lakehead University were among those who held a protest against the TransCanada Energy East Pipeline project on April 10. An open forum on the TransCanada Energy East Pipeline proposal in Thunder Bay was met with debate and protests by First Nations ... (more)

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Playing it safe?

City manager Tim Commisso is seen in this 2012 tbnewswatch.com file photograph. The City of Thunder Bay manager says Thunder Bay will not follow Abbotsford, B.C., which is on the hook for more than $5.5 million after losing its AHL franchise.

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Daily Kos

Ontario is now 100% Coal Free

I write periodical "War on Coal" diaries summing up the past few weeks or months of news in the floundering coal industry, but this headline is not one to wait for the next update.

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Fort Francis Times

OLW student to be in spotlight tonight

A student from Our Lady of the Way School in Stratton will receive the "Recognition of Excellence" from the Northwest Catholic District School Board at its regular meeting tonight.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Counting Time carefully adds key members

Megan Keene sang alongside Sharon Toomczyk for years in a local choir, but she didn't recognize the singer had a remarkable and gripping voice until she saw her on stage in Errington.

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