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Hearts out for Humboldt

Hearts out for Humboldt

🕔13:57, 20.Apr 2018

By Ryan Jones   An echo of sympathy continues to resonate in response to the recent tragedy from Humboldt, Sask. People not only in Windsor-Essex County, but all over Canada, are propping up hockey sticks outside their front doors.  

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Revival by Stephen King

Revival by Stephen King

🕔10:28, 6.Apr 2018

5 stars But who is screenwriting our lives? Fate or coincidence?   Although Stephen King is a favourite in the heart of many readers, Revival is the first book I have read by him.   I plan to read more.

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An increase in women police officers

An increase in women police officers

🕔11:17, 5.Apr 2018

  By Ryan Jones   There are more male than female police officers in the city of Windsor.   According to a Statistics Canada report released March 28, 2018, Windsor had the fourth-lowest amount of female police officers nationwide in

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An 11-year adventure

An 11-year adventure

🕔14:05, 2.Mar 2018

  By Ryan Jones A local author shared her new book with family, friends and supporters over the weekend. Last Friday, Feb. 23, Veronique Mandal read aloud from her novel, Getting Off: A Criminal Lawyer’s Road To Redemption, at Eatery

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green

🕔14:02, 2.Mar 2018

  5 stars Miles likes last words and great perhapses.   Growing up in Florida, Miles chases a great perhaps by attending Culver Creek boarding school in Alabama.   ‘That’s why I’m going. So I don’t have to wait until

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Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

🕔11:52, 23.Feb 2018

I would have cried if I had any sorrow left. I would have shouted if anger still burned within me. But there was nothing, nothing but hope and despair, and despair was winning.   Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones was a

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Makeup – the making of expression

Makeup – the making of expression

🕔12:57, 16.Feb 2018

By Ryan Jones Foundation, concealer, eyeshadow, mascara and eyeliner. Some cosmetics in the makeup industry can be seen as a necessity and others see as pointless. An article titled 5 Research-backed reasons we wear makeup found on psychologytoday.com, lists suggested

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Sadia by Colleen Nelson

Sadia by Colleen Nelson

🕔12:10, 16.Feb 2018

 (This book was sent to me by Dundurn Press) Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Publishing Company: Dundurn Press Publication date: Feb. 3, 2018 in Canada                            

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Talk about sweater weather

Talk about sweater weather

🕔11:53, 16.Feb 2018

By Ryan Jones Students and employees of the Greater Essex County District School Board are bundling up to combat climate change. The first Thursday in February is known as Sweater Day, which kicks off  sweater month. People wear sweaters to

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Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman

Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman

🕔10:25, 2.Feb 2018

(This book was sent to me by Raincoast Publishing) Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Publishing Company: Swoon Reads Publication Date: June 20, 2017 Genre: YA Contemporary …you make me feel okay, even when it mostly sucks — you always

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Steps away from sexual assault

Steps away from sexual assault

🕔13:47, 26.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones With the Times Up and #Metoo movements gaining traction, people are feeling more confident sharing their stories of sexual assault. The criminal code defines sexual assault “as an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a

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My NaNoWriMo journey

My NaNoWriMo journey

🕔12:51, 26.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones When Ontario colleges went on strike around the end of October I never thought the stoppage of school would turn into something miraculous. Even though I was not able to attend class, I was able to work

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One for the books

One for the books

🕔12:38, 26.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones Picture a little girl, dirty blonde hair flooding over her shoulders, sitting at the kitchen table with her mom, a Goosebumps book joining the party, waiting to be read. The grade school she attends, St. Gabrielle’s in

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Where humanity is lost, some are never found

Where humanity is lost, some are never found

🕔11:47, 12.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones   Traffic.   Not the type a passerby will see zooming along the streets of New York City. Not the type where people will slam the heels of their hands against the steering wheel out of frustration

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‘An issue that is never really going to go away’

‘An issue that is never really going to go away’

🕔11:27, 12.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones   More women in the city of Windsor have started to use local shelters, creating a demand for feminine hygiene products.   According to Statistics Canada, as of 2016 there are a total of 130 emergency shelters

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Rupi Kaur – Duo Review

Rupi Kaur – Duo Review

🕔11:10, 12.Jan 2018

  Last month, when a cardboard box labeled Indigo came in the mail, I got excited. This meant that Rupi Kaur’s second book of poetry, the sun and her flowers, would be in my possession. From the minute I held

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The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

🕔11:28, 8.Dec 2017

Review By Biblio Virgo   (This book was sent to me by Simon and Schuster Canada in return for an honest review.)   Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars   Publishing Company: Touchstone   Publishing Date: August 2017   Genre:

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Coping with kale

Coping with kale

🕔11:01, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones You can blend it, you can toss it and yes, you can even bake it. According to an article from mindbodygreen.com, the green superfood called kale has been grown globally for more than 2000 years. Why has

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Windsor Goodfellows two-year streak

Windsor Goodfellows two-year streak

🕔10:45, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones For the second year in a row, the Windsor Goodfellows have exceeded its fundraising goal.     Every year near Christmas, around 600 Windsor Goodfellows volunteers take to the streets for three days, newspapers in hand, to

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Lifestyle Roundup

Lifestyle Roundup

🕔12:53, 1.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones   In this week’s lifestyle roundup, explore Windsor’s food industry, discover a new Canadian beauty product and look into a new form of diet.   WindsorEats gets noticed WindsorEats has won Small or Medium Sized Business of

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