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12 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

U.S. doctors migrating north

With the prospect of greater pay, fewer bureaucratic headaches and the opportunity to provide better care for patients, the number of American doctors migrating north is rising, according to Canadian recruiters and Canadian Medical Association data.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice, Psychiatry, Canada,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Truthdig

Stop Saying 'If X Fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, and Assumes We're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying, "If the U.S. was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, Alabama

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Windsor Star

Moy Avenue stabbing was a "chance encounter" say Windsor police

Police tape outside the plaza at Wyandotte Street East and Moy Avenue on the night of July 10, 2014.

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The Windsor Star

Rooftop 'swamp' a health and safety hazard, say neighbours who live with unsightly view

An urban marsh is starting to thrive on top of a vacant commercial building on Ouellette Avenue and neighbours worry the long, flat roof could rot and collapse.

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Juan Cole

Stop Saying 'If X fired Rockets at U.S.': It's Racist, & assumes we're Colonial

Is anyone else disgusted by the propaganda trick of trying to get Americans to sympathize with Israel's massive attack on the civilian habitations of Gaza by saying "if the US was subjected to rocket fire by X [usually Mexicans], what would it do?" This hope that Americans are racists and that their racism can be incited against the Palestinians is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Washington Post, Publishing, African-American, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, Alabama

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Windsor Star

Andrew Dowie enters the race in Tecumseh's Ward 1

Andrew Dowie, chair of the Windsor Essex chapter for Professional Engineers Ontario, talks about an early generation cellphone at A Wireless World - How We've Re-engineered the Way We Communicate, at Canada South Science City, Saturday, March 29, 2014.

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The Washington Post

In the Loop: For Obama, a a photo opa by any other name

You may have heard that President Obama didn't visit the Mexican border on his trip to Texas this week because he said a "photo op" would not solve the immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: Texas, Oil Spill, Beer, Canada, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Windsor Star

Distracted driving rates soar among teens, province to toughen penalties

The statistics are in, but teenagers still haven't gotten the message. Texting while driving is dangerous and illegal, and more than a third of them admit they've done it anyway.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Canada,

Globe and Mail

Marc Emery, Canadian 'Prince of Pot' released from U.S. jail

The "Prince of Pot" Marc Emery and his wife Jodie are pictured in Vancouver, in this May 10, 2010 photo.

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Related Topix: Prison, North America, Canada, World News, Marijuana, Federal Prisons,

Examiner.com

Deep Purple confirms 2014 summer tour of North America

Deep Purple will return to North America this summer for a coast-to-coast trek. The veteran British rockers are touring in support of their critically acclaimed 19th studio album Now What?! .

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Scottsdale, AZ, Canada,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Windsor Star

Surgical assisting robot arrives at Met campus

Patients suffering from prostate cancer will no longer travel up Highway 401 for special treatment after Windsor received a multimillion-dollar surgical assisting robot.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada,

The Windsor Star

Windsor hammer attack victim dies; Son charged with first degree murder

Police tape surrounds Gertrude Hawley's residence at 955 Reedmere Rd. on June 26, 2014.

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The Windsor Star

Arson caused 2013 west Windsor industrial fire, say police

An onlooker watches smoke rise from the fire at 730 Sprucewood Ave. on May 21, 2013.

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CBC News

Border agents to wear name tags during risk assessment: union

Front-line members of the RCMP, Canadian Forces, Correctional Service Canada and United States Customs and Border Protection already wear name tags.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Windsor Star

Updated: Fire breaks out at east Windsor home

Windsor Fire and Rescue on the scene of a fire on Ferndale Avenue in Windsor on July 7, 2014.

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The Windsor Star

Wyandotte construction slows Windsor business, creates traffic nightmare

Vito Maggio looks on as construction crews begin the work on Wyandotte Street in Walkerville in Windsor on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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The Windsor Star

Family demands city deal with derelict home after raccoon jumps into car

Taking her children to visit their grandparents shouldn't be a risky adventure, but that's what it has become for Catherine Srour after a raccoon jumped into her car over the weekend during a visit to their Langlois Avenue home.

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The Windsor Star

Five people displaced by Howard Avenue house fire

Five tenants will have to find new accommodations for a while after a fire broke out in a duplex home in south Windsor on Monday morning.

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CNews

B.C.'s Prince of Pot gets ready to leave U.S. prison

The "Prince of Pot" Marc Emery smokes a 15 gram joint during a protest in front of the police department September 18, 2003 in Vancouver, Canada.

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CBC News

Rise in carpenter ants causing problems in Canadian communities

Pest management companies in Canada say it's likely that an unusually snowy winter has allowed a high number of carpenter to survive the winter.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Entomology, Science

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