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

13 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Bike lanes closed on eastbound Bloor Viaduct

Cyclists found the eastbound bike lane on the Prince Edward Viaduct blocked by barriers Tuesday evening, forcing them to merge with vehicular traffic on the busy route.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Post

Is Karen Stintz dropping out of Toronto mayoral race? Campaign team...

At a time when mayoral candidates are jockeying for the limelight, denouncing tweets from rival operatives, attacking transit plans and going so far as to call for drug and alcohol testing, one candidate has been conspicuously silent.

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CBC News

New Aga Khan Museum will showcase Islamic art

The first museum in North America that will display only Islamic art will open to the public next month in Toronto.

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CBC News

Chow says Tory transit plan promises 'fewer lines, later'

Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow, seen above in a photo taken in May, took aim at John Tory's transit plans in an announcement on Wednesday.

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Torontoist

Reel Toronto: Orphan Black - Season Two

Toronto's extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn't always hold up to scrutiny.

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Related Topix: Canada, Tatiana Maslany, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

680News

UPDATED Executive committee to discuss Scarborough subway, Pearson night flights

The Scarborough Subway extension, night flights out of Pearson and parking tickets are just a few of the topics expected to be discussed at Wednesday's executive committee meeting.

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GlobalNews

Man violently pistol-whipped in his driveway during carjacking

A man was allegedly the victim of a violent pistol-whipping and carjacking at the hands of two teenagers in north Etobicoke.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BlogTO

The story of the last new streetcar launch in Toronto

At the end of this month, the TTC will debut a new design of streetcar for the first time in 26 years.

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Beach Metro Community News

Missing boy last seen at Danforth and Woodbine

Police are asking the public for help finding a missing boy who was last seen at 9 a.m. Saturday near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues.

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680News

Toronto man, 24, killed in double shooting identified

A 24-year-old man who was gunned down Monday evening at Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West has been identified as Olatoyebi Waheed by Toronto police.

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CBC News

Olatoyebi Waheed identified as man shot dead on Jane Street

Toronto police are investigating after one male was shot dead and another was left with life-threatening injuries in an incident that unfolded near Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West on Monday evening.

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Torontoist

Newsstand: August 19, 2014

Happy birthday, John Stamos. In the news: the centre-loading Eglinton Crosstown LRT platforms will be dangerous to the vision-impaired, Union Station's Bay concourse will not be ready for the Pan Am Games, plans move forward to shorten election lawn sign campaigns, and a new study looks at the use of anti-psychotic drugs on dementia patients.

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The Toronto Star

Landlord to pay $10,000 for denying teen apartment

In a rare case, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ordered a Toronto landlord pay a young woman $10,000 for denying her an apartment because she was under the age of 18. The young woman was 17, a minor, when the complaint was filed.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CNews

Man dead in Toronto double shooting

One man is dead and another in hospital after a double shooting in the area of Jane St. and Eglinton Ave. W. at the tail end of evening rush hour Monday.

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680News

2 pedestrians struck & killed in separate incidents in Toronto

In one incident, a male pedestrian was struck and killed on Dawes Road, just west of Victoria Park Avenue, late Sunday night.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Toronto Star

Cyclist struck by van in Brampton

A 45-year-old male cyclist has been airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre from Brampton after he was struck by a van Sunday afternoon.

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The Toronto Star

Iranian-connected house in Toronto at centre of international showdown

It's rather hard to believe that the empty red-brick backsplit house on Sheppard Ave. W. with the overgrown grass and damaged roof finds itself at the centre of an international showdown.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Canada, Terrorism, Adel, IA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Free Flicks For Final Week of Summer For Kids

Summer is quickly winding down for most kids around here, and the people who put on the free movies from Beltway to Beltway seem to have noticed.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Baltimore, MD, Anacostia (Washington, DC), Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Buster Keaton, Drama Movies, College, Canada,

Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 15, 2014

Festivals: The one-day In Honour Festival , celebrating queer and radical communities in Toronto , kicks off with a kids dance party from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., then shifts into an all-ages potluck dinner, outdoor concert, art-making, and community gathering, with many special guests, including LAL, Sedina Fiati, Lido Pimienta, and many more.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Torontoist

Weekend Planner: August 16-17, 2014

Sports: The world is about to get a whole lot mellower this Saturday, thanks to Yogathon , which is taking over 43 different cities.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Canada, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Family, Kids

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