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

3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

INTERACTIVE: Why College Street is Toronto cyclists' 'dooring zone'

Of the 1,308 Toronto cyclists hit by opening car doors between 2005 and 2013, most were hurt but only one was killed: A 57-year-old man biking east on Eglinton Avenue West on a May afternoon in 2008 when a 43-year-old woman opened her car door and sent the man flying into traffic, where he was hit by a truck.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Amid Ford Fest row, Olivia Chow vows to cut red tape on park permits

Mayor Rob Ford listens to fellow mayoral contender Olivia Chow during an election debate hosted in Scarborough by the Canadian Tamil Congress on July 15, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Torontoist

Newsstand: July 23, 2014

A spokesman for the the provincial liquor control agency says Ford Fest was denied a booze permit because the event was deemed not "municipally significant."

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14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Video shows Toronto bus running red light, narrowly missing pedestrian; TTC investigates

This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly hitting a pedestrian at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. and Ionview Rd. This screenshot from a dashcam video posted on Youtube July 21, 2014, shows a Toronto Transit Commission running a red light and nearly ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | AdLand the commercial archive

Nature Valley 'Field Trip'

The sad fact is fewer than 10% of kids spend any time in nature. And it's not just because they love their tablets and smart phones.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Post

Debt, culture shift and rising Toronto rents behind surge of 20-somethings staying in parental homes

Justis Danto-Clancy, a 24-year-old graduate of the University of King's College, moved back in to his parent's home near Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue about a year and a half ago.

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680News

Suspect hospitalized aftea

A man, who fired a gun outside an apartment building in Newmarket shortly after midnight, is in serious condition following a police shooting, and the province's police watchdog is now investigating.

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The Toronto Star

Four arrested, one outstanding in alleged gang sexual assault and robbery

Four people have been arrested and police are searching for one man after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed on Thursday.

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Torontoist

Newsstand: July 22, 2014

Happy birthday, Prince George. Here's to another year of bashing other kids on the head at playgroup as the most popular member of the Royal family.

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National Post

Police crack down on dangerous driving in Toronto neighbourhood after ...

Police are cracking down on speeding and hazardous driving in the Leaside neighbourhood where a seven-year-old was struck and killed last week.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

Fear of flu vaccine fight infects Liberals: Cohn

With flu season months away, preparations are underway to get the right influenza vaccine into the hands of medical workers.

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The Toronto Star

The Pulse: Streetcars a no-go, say east-end residents

Every week, until the municipal election this fall, the Star is trekking around the city to find out what issues are on peoples' minds.

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The Toronto Star

Opinions on Rob Ford divide Toronto's black community

Andray Domise, a city council candidate in Etobicoke North, has penned an open letter questioning why the city's black community would support a mayor who uses racial epithets and opposes community programs.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Torontoist

Historicist: The Battle of the Belles

Always good for a colourful quote, East York Reeve True Davidson didn't disappoint when the province announced in January 1966 that it would merge her township with the Town of Leaside, which was headed by Mayor Beth Nealson.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

680News

Group of friends beaten, robbed while responding to Kijiji ad

Police are looking for a Toronto man accused of beating and robbing a group of four friends who were responding to a Kijiji ad for a car for sale.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBC News

Skyway's Toronto-bound lanes closed overnight this weekend

Toronto-bound lanes of the Burlington Skyway will be closed at night over this weekend to complete ongoing anti-corrosive maintenance on the bridge's steel trusses.

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The Toronto Star

Danzig neighbours show Rob Ford and Olivia Chow what genuine leadership is

This week marked the two year anniversary of the mass shooting at a block party in the Danzig neighbourhood of Scarborough, a night that that left the city stunned and grieving, 22 people injured and 20-year-old Joshua Yasay and 14-year-old Shyanne Charles dead.

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Globe and Mail

Summertime roadwork fest the start of a noisier - but sounder - future

Construction work at the intersection of Dundas St. West and Spadina Ave. on July 15 2014.

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The Toronto Star

Honda Indy, Toronto festivals to cause major road closures this weekend

It's going to be another challenging weekend for drivers in Toronto. If you're planning on going anywhere, it might be a good idea to look to public transit.

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The Toronto Star

Mayor Rob Ford: "I'm as sober as a judge"

Mayor Rob Ford during a city hall press conference on Thursday. The mayor called the conference to discuss spending at Waterfront Toronto but also fielded questions from reporters about his drinking and the death of Georgia Walsh, who was killed Wednesday after being struck by a van in Leaside.

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