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School break-in

School break-in

A man and woman face numerous charges following some intoxicated library browsing early Thursday morning. Thunder Bay Police Service officials say officers responded to a security alarm at Bishop E.Q Jennings School on 775 John Street around 2:30 a.
Three sent to hospital

Three sent to hospital

Paramedics rushed three people to the hospital, one in critical condition, after a single-vehicle rollover Thursday morning. Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service report that emergency service crews responded to the crash just before 7 a.m.

Local man dies while serving sentence at Stony Mountain penitentiary

A Thunder Bay man serving time for a murder-for-hire plot has died in prison. Damiano Cosmo Valente, 69, was arrested in 2007 on two counts of counsel to commit murder.
Small businesses optimistic, survey finds

Small businesses optimistic, survey finds

Small business owners are optimistic about their future but say the city isn’t meeting their needs. More than 100 businesses responded to the 15th annual Thunder Bay Ventures small business opinion survey, released Wednesday morning.

Swimming advisory issued for Boulevard Lake days before beach opens

City beaches don't officially open until Friday. But already, a swimming advisory has been posted at Boulevard Lake's main beach and Sunnyside beach.
Beardy wins, becomes new Regional Chief for Ontario elect

Beardy wins, becomes new Regional Chief for Ontario elect

First Nations communities across Ontario now have a new leader. Nishnawbe-Aski Grand Chief Stan Beardy won a close vote in Toronto Wednesday morning to become the new Regional Chief for Ontario.

Public school board passes operating budget

Lakehead Public Schools trustees passed the school board’s 2012-2013 operating budget. The balanced statement comes in at just less than $131.4 million.

Wal-Mart intends to hire 200 as company prepares to open new stores

Officials with Wal-Mart say they intend to hire 200 people as the company readies its new stores at County Fair Plaza and the Arthur Street Marketplace. The company is taking over the former Zeller's locations.
R.O.C.K. in T.Bay

R.O.C.K. in T.Bay

At this stage of his career, rocker John Mellencamp has nothing to prove to anyone.
Province hopes new project will energize troubled forestry sector

Province hopes new project will energize troubled forestry sector

The province is moving ahead with a pilot project that it hopes will modernize and revitalize the troubled forestry sector. The first local forest management corporation was announced Tuesday afternoon.