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Local news for York (Toronto, ON) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | CBC News

Munyaradzi Sithole's family seeks funds to send body to Zimbabwe

Munyaradzi Sithole was a student at the University of Waterloo and had plans to start his own moving business.

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6 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Sci-fi musical 'Bang Bang Baby' at TIFF

The original inspiration for "Bang Bang Baby," a surreal sci-fi musical about a 1960s small town that suffers mass mutations, came from "Viva Las Vegas."

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Related Topix: Canada, Viva Las Vegas, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Vocal, Ann-Margret, Celebrities,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Homicide detectives probe deadly beating

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation into the beating that has claimed a man's life in the Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue area over the weekend.

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CBC News

Woman seriously hurt in 9-metre fall near parking garage

A 50-year-old woman was seriously hurt after falling from a ledge near a parking garage, and police want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBC News

Sexual assault suspect sought by police

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a sexual assault that happened Friday afternoon.

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680News

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Around 1 a.m., a teen was hit by a vehicle at Bathurst Street and St. Clair. She was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Art Daily

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In the wake of the death of Jean Sutherland Boggs on August 22, at age 92, the National Gallery of Canada offers its heartfelt condolences to her family and salutes her outstanding contribution to the advancement of the visual arts.

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The Miami Herald

Outman in, Hill out for Yankees

Toronto, ON - A day after trading for pitcher Josh Outman, the New York Yankees selected his contract from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated pitcher Rich Hill for assignment.

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Canada.com

TSX lower amid strong Canadian growth data, weak U.S. spending

The Toronto stock market was lower as traders played it cautious going into the long Labour Day weekend amid fears of a wider Russian invasion into Ukraine and a big letdown in U.S. consumer spending data.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Torontoist

Weekend Planner: August 30-September 1, 2014

Music: Forget California dreaming-we want you to partake in a full Hawaiian Fantasy with A Polynesian Music Theatre Extravaganza! Musician Laurance Tan will perform songs from the islands with the help of classical concert pianist Dr. Michael Berkovsky, guitarist Clifton David Broadbridge, and percussionist Conor Hall.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

IDF Vets Begin College Careers at YU

One night, as Ethan Gipsman, a light machine-gunner in the Israeli Defense Force from San Diego, California, stood guard over a group of suspected terrorists in Judea and Samaria, one of them asked him a surprising question: What was Ethan, an American, doing there? "He said, 'I thought America had everything,' " Gipsman recalled.

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BlogTO

Sukhothai to open new location on Dundas West

West side fans of guaytiaw and gaeng garee have something to celebrate. Sukhothai , founded by husband and wife team Jeff and Nuit Regular, is home to some of the most authentic regional Thai cuisine in Toronto, and already boasts two locations .

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Globe and Mail

Cover boy: John Macfarlane dishes on the stories behind his storied career

Earlier this month, John Macfarlane announced his intention to step down, at the end of 2014, as editor and co-publisher of The Walrus.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 29, 2014

Offbeat: There'll be a full moon in the sky, so it'll be a good night to take a stroll as the sun goes down and learn about some of Toronto's spookier history.

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GlobalNews

Toronto weekend road closures

Fan Expo - Thursday to Sunday closures a Front Street West south curb lane from John Street to Simcoe Street and Bremner Boulevard north curb lane from Simcoe Street to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre driveway will be closed: - Thursday, August 28 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Sunday, ... (more)

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The Toronto Star

Inside Canada's most expensive condo

The “Super Penthouse” at the Trump Toronto hotel, in the city's Financial District, spans three floors and has panoramic views of the city from 58 storeys up.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Exclusive Photos from Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS'

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Cirque du Soleil 's brand new show, KURIOS - now playing in Toronto through October 26th.

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680News

2 women charged after Suna

Two women were arrested and both face five charges on Thursday after a disturbance on a Sunwing flight that was halfway to Cuba when it was forced to return to Toronto on Wednesday.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 28, 2014

Festivals: Since you're probably going to notice an increase in the number of interestingly dressed people downtown this week, we'll let you in on the secret: Fan Expo is back, bringing celebrities, exhibitors, and genre enthusiasts together at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for four days of panels, celebrity appearances, demonstrations, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel,

Torontoist

Nick Dominelli Seeks Office in York-South Weston

Nick Dominelli made a bid for council seat in Ward 12, York-South Weston, during the 2010 election, finishing a close second to incumbent councillor Frank Di Giorgio-and now he's preparing to face Di Giorgio at the ballot box once again.

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