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

3 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Tanya Tagaq returns to Aeolian Hall in London

Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut will be in town with slam-poet Shane Koyczon on July 20. Tagaq plays the historic 795 Dundas St. hall on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m., her label announced on Tuesday.

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8 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Justin Bieber charged with assault after car accident in Canada

Ontario Provincial Police said the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber's hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Canada,

9 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Man celebrating birthday killed by van in Toronto

A University of Waterloo graduate was struck and killed by a van while celebrating his 31st birthday in Toronto Saturday morning.

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9 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Metrolinx CEO casts doubt over GO rail electrification timeline

A GO Train heads west toward Dufferin Street along a Toronto rail corridor on Feb. 19, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | Torontoist

Newsstand: September 2, 2014

Oh, back to school! Back to school! To prove to Dad that I'm not a fool. In the news: A man is taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after joyriding on a TTC bus, Rob Ford drops out of two debates scheduled for this week, some members of the Bloordale Village BIA want fresh leadership, and Ontario workers begin to embrace getting paid in ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Passenger restrictions reduced on Eglinton Avenue East HOV lanes

The City of Toronto has reduced the High Occupancy Vehicle lane restrictions along Eglinton Avenue East between Leslie Street and Cedar Drive from three or more passengers to two or more beginning today.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

CBC News

Munyaradzi Sithole's family seeks funds to send body to Zimbabwe

Munyaradzi Sithole was a student at the University of Waterloo and had plans to start his own moving business.

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DurhamRegion.com

Sci-fi musical 'Bang Bang Baby' at TIFF

The original inspiration for "Bang Bang Baby," a surreal sci-fi musical about a 1960s small town that suffers mass mutations, came from "Viva Las Vegas."

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Related Topix: Canada, Viva Las Vegas, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Vocal, Ann-Margret, Celebrities,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Homicide detectives probe deadly beating

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation into the beating that has claimed a man's life in the Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue area over the weekend.

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CBC News

Woman seriously hurt in 9-metre fall near parking garage

A 50-year-old woman was seriously hurt after falling from a ledge near a parking garage, and police want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBC News

Sexual assault suspect sought by police

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a sexual assault that happened Friday afternoon.

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680News

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Around 1 a.m., a teen was hit by a vehicle at Bathurst Street and St. Clair. She was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Art Daily

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In the wake of the death of Jean Sutherland Boggs on August 22, at age 92, the National Gallery of Canada offers its heartfelt condolences to her family and salutes her outstanding contribution to the advancement of the visual arts.

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Related Topix: Photography, California, Canada,

The Miami Herald

Outman in, Hill out for Yankees

Toronto, ON - A day after trading for pitcher Josh Outman, the New York Yankees selected his contract from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated pitcher Rich Hill for assignment.

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Canada.com

TSX lower amid strong Canadian growth data, weak U.S. spending

The Toronto stock market was lower as traders played it cautious going into the long Labour Day weekend amid fears of a wider Russian invasion into Ukraine and a big letdown in U.S. consumer spending data.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Torontoist

Weekend Planner: August 30-September 1, 2014

Music: Forget California dreaming-we want you to partake in a full Hawaiian Fantasy with A Polynesian Music Theatre Extravaganza! Musician Laurance Tan will perform songs from the islands with the help of classical concert pianist Dr. Michael Berkovsky, guitarist Clifton David Broadbridge, and percussionist Conor Hall.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

IDF Vets Begin College Careers at YU

One night, as Ethan Gipsman, a light machine-gunner in the Israeli Defense Force from San Diego, California, stood guard over a group of suspected terrorists in Judea and Samaria, one of them asked him a surprising question: What was Ethan, an American, doing there? "He said, 'I thought America had everything,' " Gipsman recalled.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Yeshiva University, Canada,

BlogTO

Sukhothai to open new location on Dundas West

West side fans of guaytiaw and gaeng garee have something to celebrate. Sukhothai , founded by husband and wife team Jeff and Nuit Regular, is home to some of the most authentic regional Thai cuisine in Toronto, and already boasts two locations .

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Globe and Mail

Cover boy: John Macfarlane dishes on the stories behind his storied career

Earlier this month, John Macfarlane announced his intention to step down, at the end of 2014, as editor and co-publisher of The Walrus.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: August 29, 2014

Offbeat: There'll be a full moon in the sky, so it'll be a good night to take a stroll as the sun goes down and learn about some of Toronto's spookier history.

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