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Police looking for truck involved in hit and run

City police are investigating a hit and run that took place on the corner of Windemere and Van Norman Streets Monday afternoon. Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service say the incident took place at about 4 p.m.
Student Union president skeptical tuition rebate is enough to help students

Student Union president skeptical tuition rebate is enough to help students

The president of the Lakehead University Student Union says the province’s much-touted tuition rebate program is not nearly enough to keep students out of the poorhouse.
Population drop

Population drop

Mayor Keith Hobbs and Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce president Harold Wilson say while the 2011 census shows the city’s population has receded since 2006, there are plenty of positive indicators suggesting the city is on the grow.
Talking back

Talking back

The city needs to do more to keep its costs down some residents say while others want the city to spend. Council heard seven deputations during its pre-budget consultation meeting Tuesday night.
Local paramedics can now better diagnose heart attacks in field

Local paramedics can now better diagnose heart attacks in field

Thunder Bay paramedics can now save more lives by diagnosing heart attacks in the field.
Boy receives Governor General commendation for heroic act

Boy receives Governor General commendation for heroic act

A Thunder Bay boy is being called a hero in the eyes of Canada's Governor General, after coming to his grandmother's aid following a car accident in July 2011.
Beyond money

Beyond money

An independent education report concludes that jurisdiction, not just money, is what is needed to help NAN fix its education issues Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s educational co-ordinator advisor says that pouring more money into the political territo
Court hears recorded 911 call as second-degree murder trial begins

Court hears recorded 911 call as second-degree murder trial begins

A murder trial jury heard Andre Wareham tell a 911 operator that he was defending himself and just wanted William Atkins to leave him alone. The second-degree murder trial for Wareham began Tuesday at the Superior Court of Justice in Thunder Bay.

OPP tracking computer scam targeting area residents

Officials with the Rainy River District OPP are urging people in the area to be aware of an ongoing computer scam. Officials say it involves a cold-call to a potential online customer, advising them of possible software problems.

Meat processing regulations hurting small business, deli owner says

The owner of a local meat processer says unnecessary safety regulations are putting him out of business. Paul Bogdala owns Simpson Meat and Deli and said he's had enough.