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Tuesday Morning News – July 16

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – partly cloudy. Low 12. News Tidbits – The flashing lights that warned motorists of moose along the bottom of the Mile Hill have been discontinued. 10 years ago they were installed in a pilot project to warn ...

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Thunderstorm Warning

11:30 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm watch ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville     11:24 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville 10:59 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White ...

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Wawa Faith Community Presents the SonQuest Rainforest VBS

The Wawa Faith Community presents a free SonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible School program for children ages 4 to 12 at Calvary Pentecostal Church (12 Government Rd, Wawa) and the Faith Community Churches (Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and United). The program will run during the week of Monday, July 22, to Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 14

There were two new fire in the region at the time of this report. Sault Ste. Marie 2 is being held at 0.2 of a hectare and is located north of Batchawana River Provincial Park. Sudbury 11 is not under control at this time at 0.2 of a hectare. This fire is located east of Red Deer Lake. At the ...

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BUCK Likes SALT on his CHERRY

Yeah, well you’ll get what I mean after listening to the audio clip attached haha . Anyhow, I had the privilege of speaking with Josh Todd of Buckcherry the other day as Pop Evil and Cherry will be cranking out their hits at Kewadin on Aug 3 with an outdoor concert that is sure to bring out the masses. Before ...

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Monday Morning News – July 15

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 21. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this evening and overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming ...

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Debt, Credit and Value: Could we Pay for a New Economy?

In my last article on the topic of use-value, exchange value and the carbon tax, we considered the idea of money as a form of social credit. While last week’s paper focused on the creation of value through the production of commodities, money —as a token of credit —is ultimately created outside of the process of commodity production. If money ...

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Aircraft crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:06 – Superior East OPP have confirmed that two adults are deceased as a result of the crash.  Community Safety/Media Relations Officer Trevor Tremblay stated in a media release that “Their identities are being withheld until post mortem examinations are conducted.” A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is currently at the scene conducting their investigation. ...

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SE OPP investigate plane crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:05 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) ...

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Ladies Golf Night Results – July 10

51 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Suzanne Lacasse, Lise Noel, Gerry Rose  37 2nd Flight Winner–Barb Leschishin, Luan Buckell, Lynne Zuliani 42 3rd Flight Winner – Kathy Turyk, Wendy Bonitzke, Karen Tail  48 4th Flight Winner –Chrystal Morden, Cheri Lowe, Rabecca Dumont  53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – Northern Lights Ford $15 cash–Suzanne Lacasse Hole #2 Longest Drive ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 11

96 Players 1st FLIGHT: Brandon Case, Dylan Buckell, Mike Fell-5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Butch Terris, Luke Morden, Tom Terris-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Dave Castonguay, Gilbert Bouchard, Stephane Bouchard-1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Jim Oleynik, Luc Belanger, Francis Dechamplain–even par 36 5th FLIGHT: Jeff McMurdo, Spike Spreng, Vic Sillanpaa-1 over par 37 6th FLIGHT: John, Don ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 11

There was one new fire in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. North Bay 4 is being observed at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located on an island is Denedus Lake and will be monitored to allow for the natural ecological benefits of fire to occur. At the time of this update, there are two other wildland fires in ...

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Friday Morning News – July 12

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 11. News Tidbits – If you head to the Soo this weekend – check out ...

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UPDATE on Outage affecting Hawk Junction, Dubreuilville, Lochalsh, Missanabie and Goudreau

Jul 11, 2019 @ 13:20 – Wawa-news has been told that power has been restored in Dubreuilville and Missinabie. Jul 11, 2019 @ 12:13 – Wawa-news has been informed by Algoma Power that this morning at approximately 9:15 a.m. Algoma Power experienced an outage to approximately 576 customers in the area of Hawk Junction, Dubreuilville, Lochalsh, Missanabie and Goudreau. 153 customers have ...

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