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City dealing with slush, snow and ice

City crews are out in full force working at clearing the slushy mess of the streets. Roads Division Manager Brad Adams says crews have cleared the main roads and are moving into secondary roads.
Haircuts for Haiti

Haircuts for Haiti

Staff at a local salon wanted to do something to help those in need in Haiti. So they did what they do best — cut hair. The Terra Nova Salon and Day Spa on Edward Street cut hair for donations for the Haiti relief effort on Sunday.
Kinsmen lottery finale

Kinsmen lottery finale

The Fort City Kinsmen is donating more than $19,000 to five local charities at the conclusion of their latest lottery. The Kinsmen held its final wrap up event of the 2009 Getting Out of the House lottery at the Sports Dome on Saturday.

Man assaulted with machete

An unidentified man is in hospital with severe facial and hand injuries following what appears to be a machete attack at a Pearl Street address.
Protesting prorogation

Protesting prorogation

Protesters at a weekend rally say they want perogies, not prorogation.

LU sees spike in applicants

More high schools students appear to be choosing Lakehead University as the place to continue their studies.

Bentz going for re-election

Another member of Thunder Bay City Council hopes to retain his position at city hall. Mark Bentz filed his nomination papers at the City Clerk's office Friday.

Common Voice wants Northern input

Common Voice Northwest wants a northern voice in political decision-making and is asking for a Northern Ontario Public Policy Institute to be included in the Northern Growth Plan.
Calling for more cash

Calling for more cash

The city will ask for more money from TbayTel’s pot at the next council meeting. The City of Thunder Bay will propose a 15 per cent increase to the performance dividend it receives each year from TBayTel at the Monday meeting.

Fort Frances mill expected to resume operations

Operations at Abitibi Bowater's Fort Frances Mill are expected to return to normal Friday night. The shutdown came on Tuesday when staff discovered the mill exceeded its biochemical oxygen demand limits.
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