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  1. Mirim Lee continues impressive play heading into weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... actually dropped today." Maude-Aimee Leblanc of Sherbrooke, Que., (71) was at 2 under while Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., (72) was at 1 under. All three Canadians will play on the weekend after finishing above the cut of 1 over. "It's like ...

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  2. Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson are ranked No. 1 and 2, respectively, in the Rolex Rankings.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Golfweek

    ... for the future. "I learned a lot about mentally how I was feeling and also physically," said Henderson, 18, of Smiths Falls, Ontario. "Every week, it was just one little thing that I learned. I was always learning something about my game, which I ...

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  3. Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | CTV

    ... less than two weeks before the start of the games in Rio de Janeiro. Brooke Henderson, the star prospect from Smiths Falls, Ont., has emerged as one of the top women's golfers in the world. She is also one of Canada's best bets for a podium ...

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  4. Canopy Growth hits new high as marijuana stock moves to TSXRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Globe and Mail

    ... eight months after becoming the first weed producer in North America to graduate to a major exchange. Shares of Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy, which will take its place on the Toronto Stock Exchange starting Tuesday, jumped 14 per cent to $3.24 at ...

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  5. Smiths Falls, Ont. killer who brutally raped, murdered teen girl released from prison after 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | National Post

    Thirty-one years ago, teenager Heather Fraser was brutally raped and murdered in the sleepy town of Smiths Falls, Ont. The man responsible, James Harold Giff, served more than three decades behind bars for the crime.

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  6. Rail travel disrupted as freight train derails at Smiths FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Canada.com

    A freight train derailment at Smiths Falls has thrown a monkey wrench into summer weekend travel plans for Via Rail passengers. A Via spokeswoman said a CP Rail train derailed around the supper hour Friday, bringing traffic in both directions between Ottawa and Brockville to a halt.

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  7. 'People were pretty horrified': Smiths Falls murderer released after over 30 years behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Canada.com

    Thirty-one years ago, teenager Heather Fraser was brutally raped and murdered in the sleepy town of Smiths Falls. The man responsible, James Harold Giff, served more than three decades behind bars for the crime.

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  8. 12 sex-related charges laid against Smiths Falls teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Canada.com

    Smiths Falls police charged Blair Cathcart on Wednesday with six counts of sexual assault, five counts of sexual interference and one count of sexual exploitation. Police launched an investigation on June 10 following allegations that the 36-year-old acted inappropriately at Smiths Falls Collegiate Institute, where he worked.

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  9. High school teacher charged with sexual assault, exploitation in Smiths FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBC News

    A 36-year-old Smiths Falls Collegiate Institute teacher has been charged with numerous sex offences following a police investigation. On Thursday they announced they'd charged Blair Cathcart with six counts of sexual assault, five counts of sexual interference and one count of sexual exploitation.

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  10. Olympic Preview:a look at five Canadian storylines to watch in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Brandon Sun

    ... along with the women's basketball, women's rugby and men's field hockey teams. Teen phenom Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., is among the top-ranked female golfers in the world and has already won a major this year. She's a serious contender ...

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  11. Brooke Henderson's Olympic opportunity a dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... to get onto the team and now I'm really happy. Hopefully we'll make Canada proud." The 18-year-old phenom from Smiths Falls, Ont., was on Tuesday named to the Canadian squad which will compete at the Rio Olympic Games next month. Along with Alena ...

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  12. Eastern Ontario farmers talk turkey about opening local slaughterhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CBC News

    ... security in this part of Ontario," said Barb Schaefer, who raises about 350 heritage pigs on her farm between Smiths Falls and Brockville. "If you don't have the infrastructure for [local meat], then you won't have it. There are farmers considering ...

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  13. Lydia Ko outlasts Jutanugarn, Lee in Marathon playoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Brandon Sun

    ... ANA Inspiration - and later in Arkansas. She's 4-1 in playoffs, with the loss coming to Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., this year in the KPMG Women's PGA. Ko missed a 5-footer birdie putt on the third extra hole, sending the trio back to the ...

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  14. Environment Canada issues storm warning for Ottawa, parts of Eastern OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Canada.com

    Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Ottawa, Gatineau and for much of eastern Ontario and west Quebec. The warning was issued just before 4 p.m. Friday afternoon for Ottawa, Gatineau, Cornwall, Morrisburg, Alexandria, Renfrew, Pembroke, Barry's Bay, Smiths Falls, Sharbot Lake and Lanark. 1 comment

  15. Investigation ongoing into widespread bush fire near PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Ottawa Citizen

    An investigation is ongoing into a bush fire possibly caused by a train travelling between Perth and Smiths Falls on Wednesday. "A train was heading from west of Perth to Smiths Falls and something happened with the train to cause sparks or something to come off it," said Greg Saunders, chief for the Drummond North Elmsley Tay Valley Fire Department.

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  16. Henderson, Ko headline Manulife LPGA ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... has been named to Canada's Olympic golf team and is expected to be joined by Henderson, who hails from Smiths Falls, Ont. Sharp was the top Canadian finisher at the 2015 Manulife Classic and will compete at the event for a fifth time. "It's ...

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  17. Landlords beware: Keep that copper tubing out of sight, out of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Canada.com

    Smiths Falls police put out a news release Monday to say a 31-year-old Smiths Falls man had been charged with theft over $5,000, mischief over $5,000 and two counts of theft under $5,000. Police said a landlord of a Brockville Street residence was completing an inspection when he discovered that the tenant had allegedly caused significant damage and had removed items from the unit.

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  18. Landlords beware: Keep that copper tubing out of sight, out of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Canada.com

    Smiths Falls police put out a news release Monday to say a 31-year-old Smiths Falls man had been charged with theft over $5,000, mischief over $5,000 and two counts of theft under $5,000. Police said a landlord of a Brockville Street residence was completing an inspection when he discovered that the tenant had allegedly caused significant damage and had removed items from the unit.

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  19. Sharp's long, long, Olympic wait overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Fergus

    ... mathematically impossible to not be on the team," said Sharp, who will join world No. 2 Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., as Canada's women's pairing. "Last night the rankings came out early and it was obviously done that I was the second ...

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  20. Alena Sharp's long Olympic wait over after making Canada's golf teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Globe and Mail

    ... mathematically impossible to not be on the team," said Sharp, who will join world No. 2 Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., as Canada's women's pairing. "Last night the rankings came out early and it was obviously done that I was the second ...

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