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1 hr ago | Thunder Bay's Source

$4-million visit

Premier Kathleen Wynne's recent trip to Northwestern Ontario was her first since winning a majority government in the June election.

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5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Terry Fox gets his day in Manitoba

The August civic holiday will be now known as Terry Fox Day, named after the Winnipeg-born athlete who was just 22 when he died in 1981 during his attempt to run across Canada on one leg in his Marathon of Hope.

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13 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

New court date set

Police investigate the scene of a fatal highway crash on the Thunder Bay Expressway in this March 2014 file photograph.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Bear visit

For the second time in two weeks, Thunder Bay Police Service officers and Ministry of Natural Resources officials were called to the Garden Avenue area for a bear sighting.

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Breaking ground

The sound of volunteers shoveling gravel was a sign for two local families that a new home is on the way.

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Pretrial set

Linda Gambee had her most recent appearance Tuesday at the Thunder Bay Courthouse, where lawyer Gil Labine set a date for a judicial pretrial hearing.

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The Toronto Star

Woman can claim $17,500 tax deduction for winter in Thailand, court rules

For the second year in a row a court has decided that a Thunder Bay woman suffering from chronic pain can deduct the cost of spending the winter in a hot climate.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Ontario Shores patient found in Thunder Bay

Richard Landry, 46, was reported missing from Ontario Shores on Sunday and on Monday afternoon, Durham police appealed to the public for help finding him.

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The Windsor Star

No fuel spill as ship carrying wheat runs aground off Windsor's shore

The freighter Federal Rideau is shown Monday, July 28, 2014, aground at the mouth of the Detroit River east of Windsor, ON.

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Critical condition

The Ministry of Labour is investigating a workplace incident at the local Resolute Forest Products pulp and paper mill that sent a worker to hospital with serious injuries.

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Unifor, TTC to meet

The union representing local striking Bombardier workers will head to southern Ontario later this week to meet with Toronto Transit Commission officials.

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CFRA

Thunder Bay Police to soon provide update in Gee Gees investigation

Thunder Bay Police say they will soon be able to update the public on their investigation into an alleged sexual assault that took place in the Northern Ontario city while the University of Ottawa Gee Gees were in town.

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Hyperallergic

Native Activist Charges Art Students with Plagiarism

A Native activist and organizer is claiming that a group of students at the California College of the Arts stole her work for a project that received a monetary award from the school's Center for Art and Public Life .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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'Biggest tragedies'

After Martin Spriggs lost two veteran friends to suicide, he was compelled to do something to shed light on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on soldiers.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Power authority nixes wind energy deal

It may take months to confirm, but it appears there won't be a wind farm on the Nor'Wester mountain range south of Thunder Bay.

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Blue Line Station

New York Rangers Give Back - Marc Staal

Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal in the first period during game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.

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Wawatay News

Friendship centre's abuse program to return in the fall

While the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre's men's abuse program, Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin, has gotten attention from various places in Ontario, it's the women's program that are coming out from under the shadows.

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$10,000 up for grabs at Mid-Canada Open

By Gary Moskalyk About 70 players are vying for $10,000 in total prize money at the Port Arthur Family Dental Mid-Canada Open.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Suspect in robbery of pharmacy sought

Police are looking for a man who's about 35 years old in connection to a robbery at a pharmacy in Thunder Bay's north side on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wawatay News

Airport/port authority possible for Ring of Fire

A former deputy minister of Transport Canada recently recommended an airport/port transportation authority model for the Ring of Fire mineral development area.

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