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Preliminary hearing begins for 19-year-old murder suspect

A young woman charged with first-degree murder is a step closer to going to trial. Day one of a week-long preliminary hearing began at the provincial courthouse in Thunder Bay Monday.

Cause of Simpson Street fire unknown, investigators conclude

Investigators say they have been unable to determine the cause of a fire that completely destroyed a former hotel on Simpson Street last week.
Demolition begins

Demolition begins

The city has begun demolition of the former Inntowner building. City of Thunder Bay officials announced they have begun demolition of the building on 301 Brodie St. S Monday.
Greenpeace brings protest to Minister’s front door

Greenpeace brings protest to Minister’s front door

Greenpeace cares about caribou. The environmental activists were in Thunder Bay on Monday, the tail end of a three-day visit, protesting what they say is the province’s failure to act to protect the threatened species.
Polls open

Polls open

Municipal Election Day has landed in Thunder Bay, and John Hannam hopes the city’s ramped up efforts to convince people to get out and vote will return the city to its historical voter turnout levels.
Last Sunday Service

Last Sunday Service

Area residents say they’re disappointed the First Church United will permanently close its doors, but during the church’s final Sunday service they said they would continue to look at the positive.
Checkmate

Checkmate

André and Jocelyn Morin’s grandfather taught them everything they know about chess. The siblings from Red Lake, Ont.
Howling fashion

Howling fashion

Halloween went to the dogs on Saturday with a fashion show held at Victoriaville Mall. About 10 dogs and their owners participated in the second Halloween Dog Fashion show, which started on Friday.
Dwindling attendance, finances force church to close

Dwindling attendance, finances force church to close

The congregation for the First Church United formed in 1926 and 84 years later the Brock Street church is permanently closing its doors.
Canada AM co-host speaks of hope and survival

Canada AM co-host speaks of hope and survival

When Canada AM co-host Beverly Thomson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, she had herself dead and buried. "You’re planning your funeral. You hear the word and you can’t think straight," she said.
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