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Monday August 31 2015
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Fresh Air, Cyclepath owner vows return after "suspicious" fire

Even though his cycle and ski shop was badly burned in a fire on Friday night, Fresh Air Experience owner Peter Tofinetti wasn't about to take Saturday off work. Tofinetti was surrounded by friends and family under a tent in the parking lot...

Glance at Crime: 15 weapons offences, four sexual assaults CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 267 incidents during the week of Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 through Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

Gas Watch: Prices hold steady throughout weekend BUSINESS

THUNDER BAY – Despite predictions that gas prices would spike throughout the weekend, prices at local pumps remained relatively unchanged Saturday and Sunday. According...

Drowning in Ear Falls claims life of 49-year-old woman NORTHWEST

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a drowning on the English River. In a release issued on Sunday night, police say the body of a 49-year-old woman was recovered from the water in the town of Ear Falls, near the Bailey bridge on Hwy....

Police investigate Highway 61 crash near Chippewa Road TRAFFIC

UPDATE: Highway 61 is open and clear THUNDER BAY -- A multi-vehicle pile-up has sent three people to hospital with undetermined injuries on Sunday night.  OPP...

Ribfest so successful it runs out of ribs (15 PHOTOS) LOCAL

When the smoke cleared after Ribfest, it still wasn't clear how much pork had been served.  The four ribbers who traveled from Southern Ontario ran out of ribs...

Highway 11 closed near Longlac

The Ontario Provincial Police has closed Highway 11 west of Sturgeon River near Longlac.  A police release says a two-vehicle collision is the cause of the closure.  More details are expected shortly. 

Experimental Lakes Area expands mandate far beyond fish

For Michael Rennie, whole-ecosystem research has come full-circle in a very short time at the Experimental Lakes Area.  Rinne was among the Department of Fisheries...

Education workers will "work to rule" on the first week of school

PRESS RELEASE -- Leaders of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 55,000 education workers in Ontario's schools, voted overwhelmingly on the weekend in favour of escalating job actions to begin the first week of school....

Neys Provincial Park celebrates 50 years

It's hard to believe this used to be a prisoner of war camp.  The beautiful beaches of Neys that were once a forced home to German prisoners captured in World War...

Thunder Bay wins Coors Light Games

THUNDER BAY -- No one keeps score in backyard games. Horeshoes and murderball have always been played for fun -- until now. Now, Thunder Bay is known as backyard game champions....

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