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Kristina Walz & Rock of Ages Are Almost Here !

Regina, (Kristina Walz) and the rest of the cast are set to arrive in Sault Ste Marie next Tuesday (19) to entertain the GFL faithfull with the musical performance of the Broadway hit musical Rock of Ages. I had the chance to chat with Kristina recently and ask her about her personal history and her experience touring with the show. Before ...

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Monday Morning News – March 11

Weather – A few flurries ending near noon then mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 4. Wind chill near minus 9. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill minus 8 in the evening and minus 21 overnight. News Tidbits – Congratulations to ...

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Life is a Balance

Like many Ontarians, I often find myself trying to balance my career life with that of being a dad. I can honestly say that while being a politician and a father, both jobs come with some real challenges, but I couldn’t be happier and more proud to have the opportunity to fulfill my duties for each of these roles. I ...

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SAARINEN, Janice Sue

Peacefully at Algoma Residential Community Hospice with her sister by her side on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Harold Saarinen. Loving sister of Gail Greeley (late Stan). Janice leaves behind many dear friends and relatives in Sault Ste. Marie and Wawa. She retired after working 30 years at Algoma Ore. Special thanks to the wonderful and ...

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EC- Blustery Night with snow

8:40 PM EDT Sunday 10 March 2019 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Blustery night on tap. A stiff westerly flow has developed across Northeastern Ontario in the wake of a large Colorado low which will move over Western Quebec tonight. Most areas will receive ...

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VOGT, Patrick Lee Kevin

Passed away at the Sault Area Hospital on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the age of 40. Beloved and proud father of Krystyn Christiansen-Vogt. Loving grandpa of Marie. Dear son of Mariann Vogt. Predeceased by his grandparents Wolfgang and Mary Vogt. Nephew of Bob, Anton (Lois), Norman (Lisa), Leo, Donald and Eddy. Pat will be missed by many cousins and ...

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Snow and possible freezing rain today from St. Joseph Island to Montreal River

5:20 AM EDT Sunday 10 March 2019 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snowfall totals of near 10 cm by late today. Brief freezing rain possible this morning. Snow associated with a Colorado Low is falling over Northeastern Ontario and will persist through the day ...

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BELANGER, Roland Joseph “Roly”

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the age of 82 years. Beloved husband of Ann for 62 years. Loving father of Lynda Gilchrist (Tony), Kevin Belanger (Maureen) and Julie Lundquist (Gary Currie). Proud grandfather of Angela (Steve), Trevor (Janet), Sarah, Conor (Lindy), Moria (Dave), Kevin ...

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Spring Forward!

Daylight saving time 2019 in Ontario will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 9. When you go to bed tonight, put your clocks ahead by one hour. Many electronic devices though, like your cell phone and computer, will automatically adjust when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends. So be careful which ones you adjust or you could have a very ...

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SSM Man Charged in MVC on Harte Gold Road

On March 5, 2019, at approximately 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a motor vehicle collision on Harte Gold Road, north of White River, Ontario. Upon speaking with the driver of the commercial motor vehicle (CMV), officers detected an odour of alcohol on his breath. Officers demanded breath ...

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Weight Loss and Diabetes II Remission

This article describes the findings of a study of the effect of weight loss on type 2 diabetes. This is the common type which often comes on with older age and weight gain. Unfortunately, it is also becoming more common in younger-aged persons because of the obesity epidemic in Canada. In this article remission from diabetes means that the Hemoglobin ...

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The King is Still Alive in Los Angeles

        Southern California that is… Yes.it’s true, the legend’s wife during a recent conversation needed to get permission from “The King” regarding a phone interview I was requesting; “let me check when the King wakes up” was her exact words; so there you have it. I just gave you proof and feel free to let the tabloids ...

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Receive money from a source? why would you send ANY back?

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) say money transfer scams extort money and personal information from unwitting victims. Money transfer and cheque fraud scams are successful for fraudsters because they constantly find ways to put a new spin on an old scam. Victims sometimes educate themselves on ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 8

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 13 15 BUCKELL, Chris 2 9 14 McCOY, Joe 2 9 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 7 14 SPENCER, Diane 4 7 14 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 6 5 12 HALL, Dave 7 4 13 BOYD, Katherine 7 4 14 HOFFMANN, Jim 7 4 14 Schedule for Thursday – March 21, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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OPP Launch Distracted Driving Campaign

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)  are launching their Distracted Driving Campaign during March Break. Tougher penalties took effect on January 1, 2019, including a fine increase up to $1,000, three demerit points and a three-day licence suspension. The penalties increase with subsequent offences. For novice drivers in the graduated licencing system, there is no fine or additional demerit points but ...

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