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University Gets A Whole New Kind Of Athlete

University Gets A Whole New Kind Of Athlete

🕔12:13, 11.Apr 2014

By Alice Hewitt If the competitors were nervous, they weren’t letting on. The Windsor Essex FIRST robotics challenge was held at the University of Windsor’s St. Denis Centre this past weekend. Forty-two high school teams from across the Great Lakes

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Established reporter inspires students

Established reporter inspires students

🕔14:15, 4.Apr 2014

By Chris Jackman CBC’s David Common spoke to up-and-coming journalists at St. Clair College’s seventh annual Journalism Awards Night. The event was held at the St. Clair College Centre for the Arts to recognize the students of the journalism and

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Bridal Ball holds sold-out event

Bridal Ball holds sold-out event

🕔10:56, 4.Apr 2014

by Jolene Perron Gowns, dresses and tiaras have been the focus of an event aimed to assist local charities each year. The second annual Bridal Ball was a sold out event March 28, with proceeds to benefit Run for Rocky.

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Comic Con invades Toronto

Comic Con invades Toronto

🕔15:02, 21.Mar 2014

By Chris Mailloux A comic convention in Toronto attracts guests from all over the world.  This year’s guests included comic book creators from Windsor. Thousands of fans were given the chance to meet comic book creators, actors and voice over

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“Divergent” brings new actors and established stars together

“Divergent” brings new actors and established stars together

🕔14:22, 21.Mar 2014

by Sean Previl With a slew of films based on young adult novels in its wake, one would expect the common attributes of the genre to be evident in the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s best-selling novel Divergent.  Providing a

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Local woman creates pattern for success

Local woman creates pattern for success

🕔11:49, 21.Mar 2014

A Windsor woman is stitching together a livelihood by fulfilling her creativity and love for artistry with scarves and teddy bears. Lee Sartori attended the University of Windsor. She studied visual arts until 2008, before settling into a comfortable management

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Viral drinking game proves deadly

Viral drinking game proves deadly

🕔15:20, 28.Feb 2014

by Adam Lucier A new Internet drinking game has become popular amongst kids and young adults on social networks. To date, the game has been connected to at least five deaths, including a 10-year-old boy, according to BBC news. Even

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Gamers unite as tabletop gaming gains popularity

Gamers unite as tabletop gaming gains popularity

🕔15:09, 28.Feb 2014

by Bobby-Jo Keats The Windsor Gaming Resource is teaming up with the Green Bean Café Feb. 28 in an effort to unite gaming enthusiasts within the community. The Games and Grub event is open to people of any age and runs

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Architectural designs requested for Adventure Bay wall

Architectural designs requested for Adventure Bay wall

🕔14:11, 28.Feb 2014

by Shelbey Hernandez Windsor residents are looking to spruce up their view by creating an architectural design on the exterior west-facing wall of the adventure Bay Family Water Park. Residents living in the area of University Avenue West to the

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Short supply of places to play live for teens

Short supply of places to play live for teens

🕔14:00, 28.Feb 2014

by Ryan Brough Musicians find age limit restrictions aren’t holding them back from their passion. With all-age venues like the Chubby Pickle and The Blind Dog closing, it’s becoming harder for underage musicians to perform around the city. Some bars

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Windsor gamers ‘want to be the very best, like no one ever was’

Windsor gamers ‘want to be the very best, like no one ever was’

🕔13:17, 28.Feb 2014

by Justin Thompson Windsor’s local gaming community is evolving into something bigger with the creation of a local Pokemon video game tournament. Nintendo’s two newest games in the Pokemon series Pokemon  X and Y were released for the handheld Nintendo

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These kids aren’t ‘playing’ around

These kids aren’t ‘playing’ around

🕔10:39, 28.Feb 2014

by Sean Frame A local theatre company is using the performing arts to bring out the best in Windsor’s youth. The Riverfront Theatre Company is a charitable organization that provides performance experience and theatre training to youth in Windsor and Essex

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Drink in the local art

Drink in the local art

🕔17:24, 27.Feb 2014

by Richard Riosa A local winery is combining art and wine to support independent female artists. Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, located between Harrow and Kingsville, hosted GlamaRama Feb. 22. The event featured wine produced by CHV, as well as a handful

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Griff’s Gone Geeky

Griff’s Gone Geeky

🕔12:20, 21.Feb 2014

by Kenneth Bullock A college bar is mixing more into the lineup than just alcohol. Griff’s Tavern held the Game Vortex pub from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. at St. Clair College on Feb. 20. The animation club came with

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Comedy pub produces twice the laughs

Comedy pub produces twice the laughs

🕔12:11, 21.Feb 2014

by Kenneth Bullock A local pub is sending audience members home chuckling by bringing comedians to town each week. The Rockhead Pub brought in Gad Holland, a comedian from Detroit and Michael Harrison, a comedian from Saskatchewan to entertain Windsorites

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Miss Universe Preliminary Competition begins

Miss Universe Preliminary Competition begins

🕔12:05, 21.Feb 2014

by Shelbey Hernandez Fifteen women from the Windsor and Essex County have made it through the Miss Universe Canada Western Ontario Preliminary Competition. According to Sonny Borrelli, the regional director and executive producer for the preliminary competition, this is the

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Growth in movie piracy but bigger growth in box office sales

Growth in movie piracy but bigger growth in box office sales

🕔12:41, 14.Feb 2014

by Justin Prince For the past decade, movie piracy has been on the rise across the world. Despite the rise, movie studios and cinemas are continuing to thrive in both Canada and the U.S. According to websites such as WIRED.com

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Photo exhibit evokes memories of Windsor’s past

Photo exhibit evokes memories of Windsor’s past

🕔11:45, 14.Feb 2014

by Y. MuradErzinclioglu Windsorites are being given the opportunity to connect with their automotive past through photographs on display at the Art Gallery of Windsor. The exhibit features portraiture works of the late Yousuf Karsh, who was commissioned by the

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Comedy Pub produces double the laughs

Comedy Pub produces double the laughs

🕔11:25, 14.Feb 2014

by Kenneth Bullock A local pub sent audience members home chuckling after bringing two great comedians to town. The Rockhead Pub brought in Gad Holland, a comedian from Detroit and Michael Harrison, a comedian from Saskatchewan to entertain Windsorites Feb.

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Family Day

Family Day

🕔11:03, 14.Feb 2014

Many Windsor Residents are are getting ready to enjoy a long weekend as the province marks its second statutory holiday of the year. On Feb.17, many businesses will shut down to allow for the seventh consecutive Family Day. In 2008,

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