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Under pressure

Under pressure

Federal NDP leader Jack Layton, constituents and some labour groups have pressured Bruce Hyer, but the area MP says he wont budge on his decision to scrap the long-gun registry.

18-year-old-woman charged with careless driving

Police charged an 18-year-old-woman with careless driving in connection to a three-car collision on that sent several people to the hospital with minor injuries.
30 years running

30 years running

There were plenty of feet hitting the pavement on Sunday, but runners weren’t out of breath after participating in two running events in the city, says an organizer of the Terry Fox run.
Toys ride in

Toys ride in

With Christmas a few months away, Santa Clause continued to deliver holiday cheer as he rode to the Salvation Army on his motorcycle.
Fastest yet

Fastest yet

Three years ago Thunder Bay’s Joe O’Blenis set the world record for the fastest travel time around Vancouver Island in a kayak.
Harper rallies troops during local visit

Harper rallies troops during local visit

Prime Minister Stephen Harper told local supporters on Friday night that voting for anyone other than a Conservative candidate in the next federal election would be akin to approving a coalition government.

Landlord’s complaint leads to pot bust

The area’s combined forces drug unit made what it is calling another major pot bust in Thunder Bay. Thunder Bay Police Service officers were called to a Nelson Street residence on Monday following a complaint from a landlord.
Survivor man

Survivor man

In 1982, Dick Beardsley narrowly lost the Boston Marathon by one-hundredth of a second to Alberto Salazar. Beardsley, a two-time Olympic qualifier and Minnesota-born athlete, was one of the fastest American runners during his professional career.
Hospital and research institute to benefit from VP of research

Hospital and research institute to benefit from VP of research

When it comes to Michael Wood, it seems the local health community got their man.
Man hospitalized after being on fire

Man hospitalized after being on fire

A man is in hospital after being set on fire on the city’s south end Friday afternoon. Fire and police were on scene at the provincial courthouse on Arthur Street around 3:30 p.m. after receiving a call that a man was on fire.