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Beardy wins, becomes new Regional Chief for Ontario elect

Beardy wins, becomes new Regional Chief for Ontario elect

First Nations communities across Ontario now have a new leader. Nishnawbe-Aski Grand Chief Stan Beardy won a close vote in Toronto Wednesday morning to become the new Regional Chief for Ontario.

Public school board passes operating budget

Lakehead Public Schools trustees passed the school board’s 2012-2013 operating budget. The balanced statement comes in at just less than $131.4 million.

Wal-Mart intends to hire 200 as company prepares to open new stores

Officials with Wal-Mart say they intend to hire 200 people as the company readies its new stores at County Fair Plaza and the Arthur Street Marketplace. The company is taking over the former Zeller's locations.
R.O.C.K. in T.Bay

R.O.C.K. in T.Bay

At this stage of his career, rocker John Mellencamp has nothing to prove to anyone.
Province hopes new project will energize troubled forestry sector

Province hopes new project will energize troubled forestry sector

The province is moving ahead with a pilot project that it hopes will modernize and revitalize the troubled forestry sector. The first local forest management corporation was announced Tuesday afternoon.
Hit-and-running

Hit-and-running

In the dozen years Doug Powell has lived on Secord Streets he’s seen countless collisions. The most recent one was Tuesday afternoon.

LU power outage likely to be fixed by Friday

Officials at Lakehead University say a power outage there will likely be fixed by Friday.
Courthouse transition

Courthouse transition

The Thunder Bay Police Service is looking to hire a courthouse project co-ordinator to help with the transition into the new courthouse in 2014.
Parade returns

Parade returns

If you love a parade, you’re going to love Canada Day celebrations in Thunder Bay.

Former principal given fine, probation for crossing border with Airsoft guns

A former Thunder Bay high school principal received a fine and probation after being charged with smuggling replica firearms at the Pigeon River border. Rowan Seymour, 52, was fined $5,000 and was also given 12 months probation.
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