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From Alcatrazz to New England

Yes, New England and Alcatrazz bassist Gary Shea enjoys his isles. The much sought after bassist has always surrounded himself with water. Currently he enjoys living on Amelia Island as his sanctuary, and has continuously surrounded himself with a sea of talent, having worked with industry giants such as Herman Rarebell (Scorpions), Steve Vai, (David Lee Roth, Whitesnake), Yngwie Malmsteen, ...

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Monday Morning News – October 14

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning then 40 percent chance of rain showers this afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 6. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of rain showers changing to 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers this evening. ...

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Sunday Morning News – October 13

Weather – Flurries changing to a few rain showers near noon. A few flurries inland this afternoon. Local snowfall amount 5 cm inland. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few rain showers ending late this evening then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. A few flurries inland this evening. Local snowfall amount 2 ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory Continues

5:22 AM EDT Sunday 13 October 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport City of Thunder Bay Cloud Bay – Dorion Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect. First heavy flurries of the season continue this morning. Flurries, at times ...

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Winter weather Travel Advisory

3:55 PM EDT Saturday 12 October 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect. First heavy flurries of the season tonight. Flurries, at times heavy, will develop off Lake Superior tonight. While snowfall accumulations are not forecast to be particularly heavy due to temperatures hovering near zero, significantly ...

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Fill the Hunger Wagon!

Northern Lights Ford will be on location at John’s Valumart today Saturday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as part of the We Scare Hunger Campaign. Look for the “Hunger Wagon” to donate any monetary or non-perishable food items.  Our goal this year is to collect 1,500 lbs of food.  Since 2014, Ford – with the support from Canadians nationwide – has helped nearly 1.5 ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 12

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Showers. A few flurries inland. Local snowfall amount 5 cm inland. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low plus 1. News Tidbits – Northern Lights Ford will ...

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ABBOTT, Michael Kirby “Mike”

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the age of 62 years.  Beloved husband of Colleen for 42 years.  Proud dad of Emily and Michael.  Loving son of the late Joseph “Sonny” and Reta Abbott.  Dear brother of Joanne Thompson, Jennifer Abbott and Melissa Abbott.  Dear ...

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Found on FaceBook – 2nd Round of Proposals for on-ice recreation programming

The following post was found on FaceBook: “Thanks for all your comments and feedback on our new on-ice recreation programming. We have taken them into account and would like to present a second round of proposals. Included here is a schedule, as well as better definitions of Public Skate, Family Skate, Youth Pick-Up and Family Pick-Up. We would love to ...

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Manitouwadge OPP looking for Public Assistance in SUV Theft and Collision

The Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public’s assistance regarding the theft of a motor vehicle (MV) from a residence in Manitouwadge, ON. On October 4, 2019 at 6:10am, a silver 2015 Nissan Murano was located badly damaged by a motorist and reported to police. The MV was 8.5km south of Manitouwadge on 614 Highway. Travelling south bound ...

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Bob Mann Wins Dream Vacation Lottery!

The Dream Vacation Lottery draw has been made and the lucky winner is Bob Mann, ticket #1432! Bob won a return trip for two to any Westjet destination and $2,000 cash. Congratulations!! Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets to support the Foundation’s current campaign for a washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Devices Reprocessing Department. Thank you to each ...

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Hounds Looking To Sweep the Highway

The Soo Greyhounds, who have lost two straight games this past weekend, will look ahead to their past. No, they are not looking back per se, but they will be looking back to the fact that over the past three or four seasons they have been very good and dominant at times in opposing barns. In fact, without fact-checking, I’d ...

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OPP Takes Part in Operation Impact Campaign (October 11 – 14, 2019)

As Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers prepare to police some of the heaviest traffic volumes of the year, they are reporting 216 fatal motor vehicle collisions that have claimed the lives of 239 people so far this year. Heading into the Thanksgiving Long Weekend, motor vehicle collisions on OPP-patrolled roads sit at 53,036, up from last year when collisions had ...

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