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Community Superheroes On The Rise

Community Superheroes On The Rise

🕔14:06, 30.Nov 2012

by Alice Hewitt Everyone has heard of at least one superhero whether it be Superman, Batman or the green muscle bound Incredible Hulk. These seemingly ordinary folk, if you don’t count in the super strength and x-ray vision, come to

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Bill 115 having positive impacts

🕔13:52, 30.Nov 2012

by Sandee Nho Organizers of Riverside Secondary School’s Open Mic Night are crediting its success to the impacts of Bill 115. On Nov. 29 Riverside had their third Open Mic Night organized by social committee chairs Maggie Lyons, 15, and

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Residents play key role in driving local tourism

🕔12:56, 30.Nov 2012

by Maureen Mariampillai Windsor residents will play a key role in driving the tourism industry in the region according to a local tourism official. The number of tourists visiting Windsor has been dropping, especially since the near collapse of the

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Button: Portland punishment unfair

🕔12:22, 30.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian They may play their games nearly 4,000 kilometres apart, but the Windsor Spitfires and Portland Winterhawks are now painted with the same tainted brush. The Spits were handed a record-breaking fine of $400,000 and forfeiture of five

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Police blotter

🕔12:18, 30.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian Windsor Police Service hit impaired drivers with a traffic blitz on the evening of Nov. 23 and into the following morning. Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere check points were set up throughout the city. As a result of

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Santa slims down

Santa slims down

🕔11:04, 30.Nov 2012

by Maciejka Gorzelnik Santa Claus got his cardio workout Nov. 24 in Amherstburg when over 400 people dressed up in Santa gear for the fourth annual Essex Region Conservation Foundation Super Santa 4km Run/Walk. The ERCF hosts the annual event

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Retail recruitment number one priority downtown, DWBIA

🕔18:25, 28.Nov 2012

By Richard Dawes Nov. 28, 2012 Retail recruitment number one priority downtown, DWBIA Retailers, artists and crafters are being invited by the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association to spend the holidays amidst the city’s December festivities. At least 19 businesses

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Ambassador Bridge in poor conditions

Ambassador Bridge in poor conditions

🕔13:54, 27.Nov 2012

By Kenton Wolfe University of Windsor students are feeling uncomfortable about the condition of the Ambassador Bridge. The 83-year-old bridge is starting to show its age, with several holes in the concrete driving deck, exposing debris and precipitation. The bridge

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Soldiers awarded the Jubilee Medal brief

🕔12:57, 26.Nov 2012

by Hailey Trealout The Essex & Kent Scottish awarded soldiers with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal Nov. 13 at the Major F.A. Tilston V.C. Armoury. The Jubilee is a symbol of how Canada evolved under Queen Elizabeth II’s rein. The

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Cooper’s Hawk released after four-day ordeal

🕔12:54, 26.Nov 2012

by Hailey Trealout A young Cooper’s Hawk was released Nov. 26 after spending nearly four days in the University of Windsor’s Dillon Hall. The hawk was freed at the Ojibway Nature Centre in LaSalle after it was fed, hydrated and

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Van crashes into Magic Comb salon

Van crashes into Magic Comb salon

🕔12:42, 26.Nov 2012

by Sarah Ryrie Business has been interrupted at a LaSalle hair salon after a hole was punched in the building by a car driven by a young man. Shortly after 1:30 p.m. Nov. 22, he drove his van into the

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Black Friday breaks record

Black Friday breaks record

🕔11:45, 26.Nov 2012

A carnival of consumerism, Black Friday offers great discounts to attract shoppers. The day after American Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of Christmas holiday shopping and offers significant discounts to entice consumers to begin the shopping frenzy. With a record-breaking

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Master electrician tussles with misogyny

🕔14:49, 23.Nov 2012

by Chanel Beckford After decades in her field a master electrician said she deals with racism and sexism. Shelley Harding-Smith is a trustee with the Greater Essex County District School Board. The mother of three said when she was young

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Teachers urged not to participate in after school activities

Teachers urged not to participate in after school activities

🕔14:36, 23.Nov 2012

By Mandy Matthews The cancellation of extracurricular activities due to Bill 11 has caused mixed feelings among some Windsor teachers and students. Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario president Sam Hammond has urged his 76,000 members to not participate in activities

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Canadians still can’t consume cannabis

Canadians still can’t consume cannabis

🕔14:30, 23.Nov 2012

By Richard Dawes Nov. 20, 2012 Colorado and Washington State have legalized the possession and sale of up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use  for people 21-years-of-age and older, but Canadians shouldn’t expect to see the sticky green

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Shanfields Meyers ending its long tradition

🕔14:29, 23.Nov 2012

A local china and jewellery business that has been around since 1949 will be closing due to a lack of customer demand. Shanfields-Meyers Jewellery & China Shop in Windsor has been in the same location for over 40 years and is closing

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Made in Windsor

Made in Windsor

🕔14:23, 23.Nov 2012

By Maciejka Gorzelnik Holiday shopping was in full swing Nov. 16-17 as Windsorites made their way through Walkerville Brewery purchasing handmade goods at Made in Windsor’s holiday craft sale. Approximately 2,000 people and over 40 local vendors were in attendance

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University students creating awareness

University students creating awareness

🕔14:16, 23.Nov 2012

By Sandee Nho Students at the University of Windsor are working to improve the awareness of local charitable organizations by enrolling in the Management and Organizational Life program.   The program gives students the opportunity to help raise awareness in

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Goodfellows paper drive in full swing

Goodfellows paper drive in full swing

🕔14:08, 23.Nov 2012

by Sean Previl A local charitable organization is raising money through their annual holiday paper drive. Goodfellows Windsor started their annual Christmas paper drive Nov. 22 with more than 500 volunteers passing out The Windsor Star Goodfellows Edition to motorists

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Local Shop creates custom $250,000 Car

Local Shop creates custom $250,000 Car

🕔13:58, 23.Nov 2012

By Samuel McEachern Windsor-based auto customs shop Xcentrick Autosports has been working on a customer’s 1950 Mercury for a little over a year. Chris Darmon, one of the head mechanics and co-owners at Xcentrick said the vehicle, which is the

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