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Windsor Youth Centre seeks funding

Windsor Youth Centre seeks funding

🕔15:57, 1.Mar 2013

by Shaneka Williams The Windsor Youth Centre is looking for further funding to keep the centre open for at-risk teens. The Windsor Youth Centre, a non-profit organization located at 1321 Wyandotte St. E.,  is a drop-in centre for homeless youth

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Awareness for self-injury

Awareness for self-injury

🕔15:30, 1.Mar 2013

By Sandee Nho Students at the University of Windsor are setting out to raise awareness for self-injury. The Mental Health Awareness Club held their Self-Injury Awareness Day at the university’s CAW Student Centre Feb. 28. According to the Canadian Institute

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New programs offered at St. Clair College

New programs offered at St. Clair College

🕔15:26, 1.Mar 2013

By Sarah Ryrie St. Clair College will be introducing two new programs at the Windsor campus this year. As technology and times change, the employment industry is requiring new and different forms of education for future employees to fulfill the

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Downtown bar promoters the centre of criticism in Windsor

Downtown bar promoters the centre of criticism in Windsor

🕔15:20, 1.Mar 2013

by Kurtis Friesen Over the last couple years, Windsor nightclub owners have adopted the practice of hiring people to stand on street corners in order to entice people to their bars. Due to a number of resident and downtown business

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Students delay going to college

Students delay going to college

🕔14:50, 1.Mar 2013

Some high school students have been postponing attending college. There is a lot of pressure put on students as they near graduation to make a career choice. It all stems from the fear of unemployment and cost of tuition. Avery

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Journalism students prepare for Blitz

Journalism students prepare for Blitz

🕔14:46, 1.Mar 2013

Journalism students at St. Clair College’s MediaPlex rushed to get news stories for their Blitz day, March 1. Blitz is a feature of the St. Clair College converged journalism program where first-year students simulate a real day in the newsroom

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Local artist works on first comic book

Local artist works on first comic book

🕔14:45, 1.Mar 2013

  A local comic book artist is working on her first comic which will be released by a local publisher. April Fawler is getting ready to release her first comic book Apes in the Woods #1. Fawler started working with

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More Porter Airlines flights between Windsor and Toronto

More Porter Airlines flights between Windsor and Toronto

🕔14:44, 1.Mar 2013

A local airline is adding an extra round trip between Windsor and Toronto. Porter Airlines currently has three round trips between Windsor and will be adding a fourth next month. According to the Porter Airlines press release, the flights are

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Hygenist students learn new anesthesia

Hygenist students learn new anesthesia

🕔14:42, 1.Mar 2013

By Jolene Bulmer The coordinators of the St. Clair College dental hygiene program are bringing in a new needle free anesthesia. Oraqix is a non-injectable local anesthetic applied onto and underneath the gums to moderate pain during scaling. It is

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Demolition of Grace Hospital begins

Demolition of Grace Hospital begins

🕔14:33, 1.Mar 2013

by Mitchell Brandner Grace Hospital is being demolished after standing abandoned for nearly a decade. The initial stages of the demolition began this week with crews starting to remove debris and asbestos from inside the building. The demolition of the

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Windsor Independent releases first print

Windsor Independent releases first print

🕔13:09, 1.Mar 2013

By Liam Higgins A local newspaper has released their first print issue to inform Windsorites about their cultural surroundings. Alternative newspaper Windsor Independent released their first print issue Feb. 15. Editor-in-chief Dean Scott and publisher Fred Sorrell created the paper

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Bowling for a cause

Bowling for a cause

🕔10:23, 1.Mar 2013

by Jolene Perron Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windsor Essex held their county bowling sessions for Bowl for Kids Sake Feb. 23. Over 100 people showed up from the county area at Empire Lanes in Ruthven Ont. and raised nearly

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Spits fall to Knights

🕔07:10, 1.Mar 2013

by Evan Mathias Time is quickly running out on the Windsor Spitfires season. The Spits suffered a 5-2 loss at the hands of the London Knights at the WFCU Centre Feb. 28. Windsor got off to a slow start to

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Police blotter Feb. 25

🕔20:32, 26.Feb 2013

By Sean Previl Windsor Police Service are asking for help in locating two men involved in a robbery. Percy Scott and Maurice Heptbourne are wanted for their involvement in a home invasion robbery in the 1900 block of Ellrose Avenue.

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Police blotter Feb. 21

🕔13:35, 22.Feb 2013

By Sean Previl Windsor Police Service is searching for several males in relation to two separate robberies which took place the morning of Feb. 21. WPS were dispatched to the Metropolitan Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital and the 300 block

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Police blotter Feb. 22

🕔13:34, 22.Feb 2013

By Sean Previl Windsor Police Service is asking for assistance in locating a suspect involved in the break and enter at the XS Family Fun Centre. The suspect, whose gender is currently unknown, entered the business between 7 p.m. and

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Comic book artists meet with fans

Comic book artists meet with fans

🕔13:27, 22.Feb 2013

Comic book writers and artists had a chance to meet with fans and promote their latest work at a book signing. Cartoon Kingdom celebrated its fifteenth anniversary Feb. 20. The event featured Johnny Desjardins, Jason Fabok, David Finch, Tony Gray,

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Is plagiarism a problem at St. Clair College?

Is plagiarism a problem at St. Clair College?

🕔12:16, 22.Feb 2013

By Taylor Desjardins Colleges in Ontario are utilizing strategies and programs to help control plagiarism and St. Clair College is one of those schools. Waseem Habash, the associate vice president of academic operations for St. Clair College, said www.turnitin.com, which

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Local band to participate in CBC Searchlight contest

Local band to participate in CBC Searchlight contest

🕔12:00, 22.Feb 2013

  By Liam Higgins A local band is participating in a contest held by CBC to find Canada’s next great new artist. CBC’s Searchlight contest consists of various bands from around Canada competing for a chance to win $20,000 towards

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Police blotter Feb. 20

🕔22:31, 20.Feb 2013

Four local men have been arrested in relation to a recent drug investigation. Members of the Windsor Police Drug and Gun Unit conducting an investigation obtained a warrant for a residence in the 700 block of Josephine Avenue. Officers witnessed

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