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Peace Hopes Dented Ukraine Accuses Russia of New Incursion

Political change is underway in the Ukraine
Ukraine Heats Up With New Russian Moves KIEV – There are reports that Russian troops have advanced into Ukraine....

California Surfers Riding Big Waves from Hurricane Marie

Hurricane Marie is not a huge storm but the surf is massive.
Category 2 Hurricane Marie Blowing Up Surf California surfers are riding out Hurricane Marie and enjoying big surf. Marie...

ONWA – “Shocked and Appalled”

“ONWA’s vision is to be a unified voice for equity, equality and justice for Aboriginal women. On a daily basis, ONWA advocates on behalf of Aboriginal women and their families for safer communities, improved and increased access to social services, increased affordable housing, improved and self-governed education, and for the elimination of violence,” says Betty Kennedy, ONWA Executive Director.
THUNDER BAY - The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is shocked and appalled by an article published today by...

Building with Wood Makes Sense

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THUNDER BAY - Building with wood makes sense. It’s a fact; wood-frame construction has been the preferential construction option...

Canadians Ambivalent About Healthcare System

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Healthcare System and Personal Views Don’t Add Up WINNIPEG – LIVING – I had cataract surgery last year –...

The 100 Foot Journey: A Fait Accompli – Review

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Juxtaposing Two Cultures Preparing Cuisine THUNDER BAY – Entertainment The beginning to the brilliantly filmed 100 Foot Journey immediately...

NASA Planning SLS Most Powerful Rocket

Artist concept of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration launching to space. SLS will be the most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars. Image Credit: NASA/MSFC
HOUSTON – TECH - NASA officials Wednesday announced they have completed a rigorous review of the Space Launch System...

Ken Boshcoff – Close Down This Bar

Ken Boshcoff working hard on the campaign for Mayor in Thunder Bay
THUNDER BAY – CIVIC – Over the past number of months there has been considerable controversy surrounding the CLE....

Thrilling Racing at Keith McNally Memorial and Season Championship

Tyler Wilson continued his domination in August by taking his fourth feature win in a row.
EMO – MOTOR SPORTS - It was a typical Saturday at the Emo Speedway for 2014. Cloudy skies and...

E-Cigarettes Face Smoking Bans and Restrictions

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E-Cigarettes Face Global Regulation THUNDER BAY – Health - Toronto has moved to ban e-cigarettes. In a report released on August 1st 2014 Toronto’s Public Health Authority states, “Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery operated devices that mimic the use...

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Artist concept of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration launching to space. SLS will be the most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars. Image Credit: NASA/MSFC

NASA Planning SLS Most Powerful Rocket

HOUSTON – TECH – NASA officials Wednesday announced they have completed a rigorous review of the Space Launch System (SLS) — the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans beyond Earth orbit and to Mars — and approved the program’s progression from formulation to development, something no other exploration class vehicle has achieved […]


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U.S. sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 8, 2014. The carrier is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation

ISIS Syrian Unrest Spills into Iraq and Golan Heights

US Attacks Continue Against ISIS WASHINGTON – Syrian unrest which has spilled over into Iraq now threatens the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Israel’s northern frontier. Al Qaeda offshoot group, al Nusra Front has reportedly seized control of the border crossing into Israel from Syrian government troops. During the fight, a misfired mortar struck and wounded […]


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Danny, the RCMP K-9 German Shepard whose handler was killed in June in Moncton is returning to duty.

Danny – RCMP Police Dog Returns to Active Duty

Emotional Day for RCMP in Innisfail Innisfail, Alberta – LEGAL – Inspector André Lemyre, the Officer in Charge of RCMP Police Dog Services, hosted an event today at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alberta to update Canadians on the status of Danny, the Police Service Dog (PSD). PSD Danny’s partner, […]


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Hurricane Marie is not a huge storm but the surf is massive.

California Surfers Riding Big Waves from Hurricane Marie

Category 2 Hurricane Marie Blowing Up Surf California surfers are riding out Hurricane Marie and enjoying big surf. Marie is currently a Category 2 storm and is generating big swells along the west coast of California. Meteorologists say the waves could reach 15 feet in the coming days. Professional Surfer Laird Hamilton says, “It’s big […]


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A young girl walks through a severely damaged street in Gaza. Photo: UNICEF/Eyad El Baba

UN Secretary General Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire

Ceasefire Holds as Israel Withdraws from Gaza NEW YORK – INTERNATIONAL – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Tuesday announcement of an open-ended ceasefire for Gaza, brokered under Egyptian auspices, and said he hopes this will lead to a political process aimed at achieving a durable peace. “A brighter future for Gaza and for Israel […]


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