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8 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

City planners hatching strategies to attract residents downtown

The City of Windsor looking south from the Windsor Club in downtown Windsor, Ont.,on Mar. 15, 2011.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Windsor Star

Big tax breaks have companies planning expansions, job creation in Windsor

The former Nemak Plant on Cantelon Drive is being dismantled for scrap, but a portion of the property to the north end is part of a redevelopment proposal.

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The Windsor Star

Should Windsor council candidates live in the ward in which they're running?

Ontario's municipal election rules don't require candidates to live in the ward they're running in - a fact that's being exploited by seven of the 49 people who have filed for council candidacy so far.

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The London Free Press

Canadian police services go easy on military purchases, say cops

As the United States questions a federal program that funnels surplus military equipment to local police departments, a similar Canadian program has not warranted the same scrutiny.

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Norwalk Reflector

Pelee Island water doesn't make waves

Sean McNeil waded sandal-deep in Lake Erie's gently lapping waves, unperturbed by a bright red sign just yards away warning of a beach closure.

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Related Topix: Canada, Sandusky, OH, Environment, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Windsor Star

What it will take to win the little Ford engine that could be built in Windsor

Under the hood of the Ford Fiesta SE is a 1.6L, 4-cylinder engine producing 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque When will Ford make an announcement on possible investment in Windsor? Stephanie Brinley, senior analyst at IHS Automotive, said the engines that could be destined for Windsor are currently in production.

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Related Topix: Ford Fiesta, Hatchback, Ford, Sedan, Canada, North America, World News, Germany

The Windsor Star

Adventure Bay age restrictions lowered for children

The Adventure Bay Family Water Park in downtown Windsor, Ont. is shown Wed. Jan. 22, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Toledo Blade

Bad water invades Pelee Island

Richard Hamm, at the bar of his Scudder Beach Bar and Grill on Pelee Island, keeps calm about water quality concerns, even as a big tourism weekend approaches.

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Related Topix: Canada, Environment, Science, Sandusky, OH, Toledo, OH

MacLeans

Dorm room gift registries on the rise

Before 19-year-old Meaghan Vital moved away from home and into a dorm at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ont., she attended a baby shower for her cousin's wife.

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The Windsor Star

Man, 60, dies after falling off roof of downtown pub

Windsor police officers investigate after a man fell from the roof of The Manchester in downtown Windsor, late Monday morning, August 25, 2014.

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Detroit News

Pelee Island residents warned not to use well water due to toxic algae in Lake Erie

The blue-green algae blooms causing the warning are the same stuff that contaminated the drinking water of about 400,000 people in the Toledo area earlier this month.

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The Windsor Star

What you can do to protect your bike

After having four bicycles stolen from him in the past two years , Larry Leeder is always on the lookout for bikes poorly locked up on sidewalks.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Windsor Star

Priscilla Campbell remembered as little but fierce

WINDSOR, ON.: AUGUST 26, 2014 -- Shelley Voakes, Peter Campbell and Randy Voakes sit next to a wedding photo of Priscilla and Peter Campbell in Essex on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

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The Globe and Mail

The economic dashboard the Bank of Canada is watching

Traffic makes its way to the Ambassador Bridge connecting Canada and the U.S. in Windsor, Ont.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Windsor Star

Windsor city council votes to build $4.3 million bike lanes on Cabana Road

The city will spend nearly $4.3 million creating separated bike lanes on Cabana Road as part of an ambitious plan to have Windsor encircled by cycling paths.

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The Windsor Star

Police seize nearly $28,000 of cocaine, arrest one

File photo of a cocaine brick seized in Project Greymouth supplied by OPP on May 22, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Auto Channel

Dodge 100 Years: How Two Brothers Rose To The Forefront Of The Automotive World +VIDEO

The brothers John Francis and Horace Elgin Dodge would never have guessed that one hundred years after they had built their own motor vehicle, the Dodge brand would still be alive and kicking.

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The Guardian

RCMP honoured with sunset ceremony in Charlottetown

Retired staff Sgt. William John Roderick Macdonald, right, holds up a flag he received from P.E.I. premier Robert Ghiz and Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall, left, during a sunset ceremony recognizing the RCMP at the 2014 Celebration Zone in Charlottetown Sunday.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

TSN.ca

Panthers top pick Ekblad ready to work after concussion

The first overall draft pick of the Florida Panthers said on Saturday he's free of any concussion-like symptoms less than three weeks after he took a hard hit in a world junior exhibition game.

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CBC News

My Guitar: Chris Feener stays committed to his guitars

Chris Feener says he forms committed relationships with his guitars, and will continue fixing them up until they are completely worn out.

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