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

5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Five classical shows that should not be missed

We're not really saying goodbye to Jeanne Lamon this year, although she is officially stepping down as the music director of the ensemble she has more or less built from scratch into one of the world's finest baroque orchestras.

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Related Topix: Classical, Canada, Symphony, Arts

9 hrs ago | CBC News

Blackout hits Toronto's west end

Residents near Bloor West were in darkness Tuesday night as a large blackout gripped the west end of the city.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

Police report sharp spike in Toronto bank robberies this year

Staff Insp. Mike Earl said the hold-up squad has seen 75 per cent more bank robberies occurring through the first three months of the year, compared to the same time period a year ago.

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17 hrs ago | Republican Journal

Screenings at Colonial, Strand

Callan McAuliffe and Emory Cohen star in the Maine-made "Beneath the Harvest Sky."

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Related Topix: Maine, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, POV, Canada, Bar Harbor, ME

22 hrs ago | CFRB

Ontario nursing homes give high-risk medications to dementia patients

When Kathleen Wynne began serving at Ontario's Premier, she dumped some high-profile Dalton McGuinty-era ministers when selecting her new cabinet.

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Yesterday | CBC News

Highway 427 southbound blocked by tractor-trailer rollover

All southbound express lanes on Highway 427 near the Burnhamthorpe Road exit have been blocked by a tractor-trailer that has rolled over.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Toronto Star

Spectators weep as duo charged in Andrea White murder appear in court

A 23-year-old former basketball star more accustomed to wearing jerseys was clad in an orange prison jumpsuit on Monday as he made his first court appearance in the murder of a Scarborough mother of four.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Canada,

DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa singer pumped about Classic Sabbath Live

Oshawa's Mark Konarowski has been living out his rock 'n' roll dream for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath, Canada,

CFRB

Monday, April 14 Commentary

An slap-in-the-face reminder of our winter just passed will be back to haunt us overnight up till at about noon tomorrow.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Weather,

Sys-Con Media

William Osler Health System Adopts Medworxx Patient Flow Solution

Medworxx Solutions Inc. , a leading healthcare patient flow software solutions provider, is pleased to announce that William Osler Health System has selected the Medworxx Patient Flow Platform to improve patient flow across its two hospital sites.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Post

Rob Ander's defeat, despite heavyweight backing, shows how...

The failure on Saturday of true-blue Tory MP Rob Anders to win the Conservative nomination in Calgary Signal Hill, a new federal riding that overlaps the one he has held for 17 years, did more than bring relief to those who resent his unparliamentary antics, such as calling Nelson Mandela a terrorist, falling asleep in the House, or blaming Tom ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Canada,

CBC News

2 men charged with first-degree murder in Andrea White's death

Toronto police were on scene at a Scarborough housing complex Sunday to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred the night before.

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Related Topix: Canada, Violent Crime

Torontoist

Weekend Newsstand: April 12, 2014

It is a little-known fact that the earth stopped spinning for 0.05 seconds yesterday due to the high-pitched screams emitted from Marvel fangirls when they realized Robert Downey Jr. had joined Twitter.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Canada,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Toronto Star

Person shot dead in Scarborough

One person is dead after a shooting on Forest Creek Pathway in Scarborough Saturday night, a Toronto Emergency Medical Services spokesperson confirmed.

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Mediaite.com

This High School Presidential Candidate Made a Badass Wolf of Wall Street Parody Trailer

Martingrove Collegiate Institute high school class presidential hopeful Joel Werenich wanted to get the attention of his fellow classmates and it looks like he succeeded.

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Related Topix: Books, Wolf of Wall Street, Canada, The Wolf of Wall Street

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Herald Star Online

Church happenings

A special service Sunday at Calvary Church located at 255 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will feature evangelist and pastor Kelly Caywood.

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Related Topix: Steubenville, OH, Canada, Alliance, OH, Prison, Serbia, World News, Sandusky, OH

The Globe and Mail

Does sustainable sushi pass the taste test? How a great idea falls flat

An order with rainbow rolls with organic purple sushi rice, nigiri made with yellow fin tuna, albacore toro and spring salmon, and sashimi with yellow fin tuna, sockeye salmon and albacore sashimi, is pictured at Just Sushi in Etobicoke, Toronto, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Japanese Cuisine, Food, Sushi, Canada, Hootie & the Blowfish, Pop/Rock, Dining

Torontoist

Urban Planner: April 11, 2014

Comedy: It's been three years since Todd Glass made his Comedy Bar debut-and liked the then-fledgling comedy venue so much, he returned for another three-night stand later that summer .

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The London Free Press

Treat yourself to finest voices

Dorchester violinist Celine Murray plays with the London Youth Symphony Sunday at Dundas St. Centre United Church.

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Related Topix: Canada, Symphony, Arts,

The Toronto Star

Eglinton LRT plan calls for $150 million in streetscaping

Residents seldom heap praise on city hall. But there were plenty of kudos this week for the city's plans to beautify Eglinton Ave. after the Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT opens in 2020, including construction of what would be Toronto's longest bike lanes.

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