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Tuesday February 9 2016
6:45 AM EST

Emergency workers unpack post trauma in ranks HEALTH

When they’re forced to step into action, they’re praised as heroes. But for many paramedics, firefighters and police officers, there’s a part of the job that lingers long after the wailing sirens are silenced and flashing lights...

Angus presents $3.5-million plan to subsidize regional bus lines TRANSPORTATION

THUNDER BAY -- Claiming weak inter-community transit leaves Northwestern Ontarians “vastly underserved,” Iain Angus launched a plea for between $3.5 million and...

Public board to consider closing schools in 2017 LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Facing declining enrolment, the public school board is looking at options that include closing schools. At a board meeting Tuesday night, the Lakehead...

MPs ask North for feedback as feds head to budget season CANADA

THUNDER BAY -- Don Rusnak said a top-down approach to government spending isn't working. It's why the federal Liberal government is heading out across the country...

Staffing shortage left several residents without breakfast on Saturday at Hogarth Riverview Manor HEALTH

Sue Gammond was irate on Saturday after learning her 90-year-old mother-in-law and several other residents missed breakfast because a staff member called in sick at the newly...

Taxi driver robbed at knife point CRIME

Thunder Bay Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a taxi driver which occurred this morning in the city's south side. A male had taken a taxi to an address...

Looking for work? MNR has opportunities for 'young people' ONTARIO

Job Opportunities for Young People in Natural Resource Management Province Offering Summer Employment Opportunities to Build Skills and Careers Ontario is offering summer employment opportunities for young people in natural resource management...

‘Serial sexual predator’ to serve five years in prison COURT

WARNING: The following story contains graphic details that may not be suitable for all readers. THUNDER BAY – A local man, labelled a “serial sexual predator”...

Police release video of hotel robbery CRIME

Officers responded to a robbery at the Landmark Inn on Dawson Road early Saturday morning. At approximately 12:48 a.m. on February 6, 2016, a female approached the front...

How did drivers do during the weekend’s snowfall? TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY – City police responded to fewer reports of collisions during this weekend’s snowfalls than expected. In a media release issued Monday morning, Thunder...

Ear Falls man charged with impaired driving, failure to comply TRAFFIC

(ATIKOKAN, ON) – Shortly after 2:00 am on February 6, 2016 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle driving...

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