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Cut cable leads to phone disruptions on south side

Cut cable leads to phone disruptions on south side

A fibre and cable cut could leave TBayTel customers on the south side of the city without service Wednesday night.
Homeowner captures suspected thief

Homeowner captures suspected thief

Geoff Mackenzie found out that when it comes to an intruder in your house, a baseball bat will beat a hammer most of the time. Mackenzie has lived on Mark Street with his two sons for the past 20 years.
United Way campaign still half-a-million short

United Way campaign still half-a-million short

The United Way of Thunder Bay is still about $575,000 short of its annual fundraising goal, but campaign chairman Jules Tupker remains convinced they’ll hit their $2.52-million target.
Christmas Cheer campaign can't meet community's demand

Christmas Cheer campaign can't meet community's demand

Christmas Cheer has hit an unfortunate first. Officials running the annual campaign have been forced to turn people away this year. The charity is giving hampers to feed 6,600 people this season, an increase of more than 600 hampers compared to 2010.

Homeowner captures intruder, hands suspect over to police

A homeowner captured an alleged intruder early Wednesday. Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service say two men entered a home on the 500 block of South Marks Street after 1:30 a.m.

Knife-wielding man robs convenience store

Police are looking for a male suspect after an early Wednesday morning convenience store robbery.
Power plans

Power plans

Solar farms might be spotted on highways around Thunder Bay in the future. Calgary-based GTE Solar is looking to put up solar farms in Thunder Bay and Shuniah to generate 60 megawatts.

Minister, Attawapiskat chief to meet in Thunder Bay

Federal Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan and Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence will meet half way in Thunder Bay.

City transit revisiting emergency response strategy

Thunder Bay Transits’ first involvement in a major evacuation of more than 1,300 Bombardier workers proved to be unprecedented, says the city transit manager.

Christmas Cheer campaign begins handing out hampers

Christmas hampers were heading out the door Tuesday at the CLE Coliseum. Officials with the Thunder Bay Christmas Cheer Fund say things are busier than ever this year.