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Local news for Windsor, ON continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

Collecting our region's disaster stories

One tool is a national database of major disasters to have hit our country since 1900.

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11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit

A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their bills.

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11 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

Windsor firefighters douse east end plastics fire

Firefighters quickly doused a blaze near Ground Effects in Windsor on Thursday, July 24, 2013.

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16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Council considering land deal for US-Canada bridge

Gov. Rick Snyder and Canada have agreed to build the New International Trade Crossing over the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

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Yesterday | Brandon Sun

Cdn activists to lug jugs of water to Detroit in H2O march to help residents

Activists in Windsor, Ont., plan to lug 1,000 litres of water across the river to Detroit today to help residents who have had their water cut off.

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Yesterday | The Windsor Star

Low turnout at the movie theatre this summer

A man and woman walk up to the front door of the Silver City movie theatre on Walker Road in Windsor, Ontario on July 23, 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Windsor Star

Downtown Windsor mental health clinic slated for Ouellette Avenue

A mental health clinic is being proposed for the commercial building at 736-744 Ouellette Ave. in Windsor, Ont.

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The Windsor Star

Four properties snatched up in city property tax sale

Developers are flying in from across the country to scrape up deals from Windsor lots being sold off after owners neglected to pay their property taxes - with some going for more than $20,000 over the minimum required bid.

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The Windsor Star

Community gardens set to sprout up across Windsor

Windsor is looking to greatly expand community gardens across the city by opening up parks and other municipally owned properties to those seeking to grow fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers for themselves and their neighbours.

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The Windsor Star

Part 2: The Rivers that Run Through It: A liquid landfill chokes the city

A sign at the Lou Romano Water Reclamation Plant is pictured here, along Ojibway Parkway, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Windsor Star

Declining membership forces changes at private Windsor Club

Windsor Club events co-ordinator Shelby Odom looks out to the Detroit River at the Windsor Club on July 22, 2014 in Windsor, Ontario.

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Cape Breton Post

Private gathering in Cape Breton will honour the late Farley Mowat

The late Farley Mowat will be remembered by family and close friends in a private gathering this summer in his beloved Cape Breton.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Windsor Star

Windsor cigar lovers to get downtown sidewalk patio

Jay Henderson, manager of the La Casa Del Habano cigar shop in downtown Windsor, Ont.

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The Windsor Star

Windsor to investigate tougher panhandler restrictions

File photo of a panhandler known as Gramps on Ouellette Avenue in downtown Windsor, Ont.

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Canadian HR Reporter

In praise of bereavement leave

Things like maternity leave benefits, short- and long-term disability and bereavement leave are barely on the radar when it comes to what jobseekers are looking for - generally, it's "How much does the job pay?" and "How much vacation do I get."

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The Windsor Star

Bonduelle plant set to restart food production

The wreckage from Friday's large industrial fire at the Bonduelle plant, is pictured Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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CFRA

Production to resume at fire-damaged vegetable plant near Windsor, Ont.

Production is set to resume Wednesday at a vegetable-processing plant in Tecumseh, Ont., east of Windsor, after a multimillion-dollar fire at the facility.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Windsor Star

Federal workers protest unsafe working conditions at Paul Martin building

Hundreds of federal employee union reps closed down a block of Pitt Street Friday, to call attention to the "disgraceful" condition of the Paul Martin building where 400 of their members work.

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The Windsor Star

Fire raises concerns over Bonduelle plans to build housing for migrant workers inside plant

An aerial view of the Bonduelle plant fire taken approximately 13 hours after it started in Tecumseh, Ont.

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GlobalNews

Vegetable plant fire prompts evacuation order in Tecumseh, Ont.

A community just east of Windsor, Ont., remains in a state of emergency after a massive fire broke out overnight at a vegetable processing plant.

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