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Cause of hotel fire still unknown, investigation continues

Cause of hotel fire still unknown, investigation continues

The cause of the fire that left the Travelodge Hotel on Memorial Avenue with extensive damage is still under investigation.

Police seize cocaine, arrest man following Kenora traffic stop

Police in Kenora seized nearly 100 grams of cocaine after a traffic stop on Friday.

Council preview: budget update, NORD 21 hit the agenda

City Council will get an update on where the 2011 budget currently sits on Monday night. The third quarter variance report will be coming forward and will include a large budget overrun from Thunder Bay Police.

Expressway construction may face more delays

Construction along the Thunder Bay Expressway could take longer than expected. The project was originally supposed to wrap up by early this week, but it appears that might not be the case.
Occupied again

Occupied again

For the second time in about a week, activists with the Occupy Thunder Bay movement held a rally in protest of corporate greed but this time outside city hall.
Music in the blood

Music in the blood

Music is in the Abrams Brothers blood. Brothers John, 21, and James, 18, along with their cousin Elijah, 21, make up the trio that is the Abrams Brothers, a bluegrass band hailing from Kingston, Ont.
Smoke damage from fire closes hotel

Smoke damage from fire closes hotel

Smoke from a kitchen fire forced all of the guests from the Travelodge Hotel to evacuate the building. Thunder Bay Firefighters responded to a call about a fire at the Memorial Avenue hotel just after 5 a.m. on Saturday.
TV host, author Marla Shapiro speaks at annual retreat

TV host, author Marla Shapiro speaks at annual retreat

Television host and author Dr. Marla Shapiro says her experience with cancer helped her see clinical trials through a whole different perspective.
Banking on help

Banking on help

RBC employees continued to give a Habitat for Humanity home the royal treatment over the weekend. RBC employees volunteered to help put some of the finishing touches to a Johnson Avenue home on Saturday.
Drug strategist not a fan of potential impact minimum sentences may have

Drug strategist not a fan of potential impact minimum sentences may have

Thunder Bay’s drug strategy co-ordinator says the federal government’s plan to implement mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences is frightening.