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Sunday February 14 2016
6:05 PM EST

St. Paul Street gas line rupture under control LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – A "significant" natural gas line break in the downtown North Core that caused an evacuation on Friday afternoon has been brought under control.  Buildings on St. Paul Street were evacuated after a gas line ruptured...

Jenny songwriter turns attention from 867-5309 to 807’s homeless LIFE

The songwriter who gave the world Tommy Tutone’s 867-5309/Jenny has turned his attention to Kenora’s homeless. Alex Call’s new song There’s An Angel...

Police located 12-year-old boy LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- A 12-year-old boy reported missing Saturday afternoon has been located safely.  Thunder Bay Police Service officials confirmed the boy had been located...

Province seeks public feedback on Strategy for a Safer Ontario

Ontario is launching public consultations across the province on the development of its Strategy for a Safer Ontario - a new blueprint for effective, sustainable, and community-based policing. The nature of policing and the role of police officers...

Minister says First Nations policing status quo 'unacceptable' POLICE

THUNDER BAY -- On the heels of a tour Yasir Naqvi took of police detachments in Nishnawbe-Aski Territory, the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services is reinforcing...

Reported motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrians, cyclists growing at an alarming rate TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY – In 2015, there were 111 reported motor vehicle collisions in the city involving pedestrians or cyclists. Those numbers were included in the Thunder...

Red Lake author pens call to action on climate change LITERATURE

It’s the end of the world as we know it and a Red Lake author understands how that can paralyze most people from taking action. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed...

Fire burns garage in Current River FIRE

THUNDER BAY -- Altough a fire caused considerable damage to a Current River neighbourhood garage on Saturday afternoon, the structure is still intact.  Fire crews responded...

Firefighter students get suited up for Hazmat training LOCAL

Pre-service firefighter students dropped the books and learned firsthand about what it takes in Hazmat situations. "We got called to a hazmat leak, we didn't know...

LHINs report lays out plan for improving North’s complicated health-care system HEALTH

Pieces already exist to improve outcomes in this region’s health-care system, say officials with the North West Local Health Integration Network. The North West LHIN...

SSSAA results for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Boys Curling Playoffs At Fort William Curling Club Draw 5 - 12:00 PM A-Side - SSSAA Championship Game M: (1)Westgate (Black)  7  (2)Hammarskjold  6 Westgate (Black) are SSSAA Champions and will qualify at NWOSSAA as SSSAA...

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