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Windsor Star Leaves the Nest

Windsor Star Leaves the Nest

🕔12:28, 23.Nov 2012

by Alice Hewitt Only a couple of desk phones and a number of labeled chairs identified the empty second floor space of the former Windsor Star newsroom. The only daily newspaper in Windsor and Essex County, the Star moved to

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Spits lose their cool, game in Plymouth

🕔00:08, 22.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian The Windsor Spitfires fought tooth and nail to the final whistle Nov. 21 at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Mich. against the Whalers with the home side coming out on top by a 3-0 count. Plymouth was without

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Sarah Smith Rocks at the Dominion House

Sarah Smith Rocks at the Dominion House

🕔21:01, 21.Nov 2012

  By Joel Holosko London rocker Sarah Smith played an intimate concert at the Dominion House Nov. 15. Smith, who usually plays in a rock band called  The Joys, played an acoustic set without her full band.  She is doing

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Local nurses win award

Local nurses win award

🕔15:11, 20.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian Two local nurses have taken a rare step into the limelight by winning an international award. Debra Bezaire and Heather Brown, who work at Windsor Regional Hospital, were announced as co-winners of the DAISY Award, which stands

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Spits weekend recap

🕔15:06, 20.Nov 2012

Windsor Spitfires forward Kerby Rychel beats Spirit goalie Nikita Serebryakov as Saginaw’s Jeremiah Addison and Marselis Subban look on Nov. 15 at the WFCU Centre. The Spits won 6-1. (Photo by/Mitchell Brandner)   by Mitchell Brandner A weekend that started off

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Police blotter

🕔13:43, 16.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian In a 24-hour period spanning Nov. 14-15, Windsor Police Service: -answered 306 emergency 911 calls -responded to 82 calls requiring police attendance -issued 49 tickets for provincial offences -arrested and lodged 18 prisoners The prisoners include a

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Vipers defeat Maroons in OT

🕔12:19, 15.Nov 2012

The Lasalle Vipers were on the winning end of a barn-burner with the Chatham Maroons Nov. 14 at the Vollmer Recreational Complex. The Vipers battled back three times to finally win 5-4 in overtime. After a very rough first period

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Windsor Spitfires give back to community

🕔19:02, 14.Nov 2012

by Madison Duggan In an effort to give back to the Windsor and Essex communities, the Windsor Spitfires set up the Windsor Spitfires Foundation in August 2006. The primary focus of the foundation is to support local children’s charities, however

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Ralph Mayville gives thanks

Ralph Mayville gives thanks

🕔16:13, 14.Nov 2012

By Hailey Trealout Ralph Mayville is a World War Two veteran who served in the Devil’s Brigade, the first Special Service Force. On September 24, Mayville was sent to the Spearhead reunion in Washington where he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal,

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Gas leak at Holy Names

Gas leak at Holy Names

🕔15:11, 14.Nov 2012

by Tom Morrison Students at Holy Names High School were sent home early because of a gas leak that reportedly started in the automotive wing of the school Nov. 14. “We thought we had a gas leak. The fire department

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Local charity providing electronic equipment to those in need

🕔14:51, 13.Nov 2012

by Kyle Goodhue To help low income families, the charity group Computers For Kids is distributing computers donated to them by local businesses and government agencies. CFK works with local social service groups to acquire and distribute 80,000 pounds of

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St.Clair College construction

🕔14:50, 13.Nov 2012

by Natasha Wigle The new Schlegel Village and HealthPlex that has been under construction since August at St. Clair College is expected to be complete within the first quarter of 2014. Schlegel Village is a new senior’s long-term care facility

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St. Clair’s Mock News Day

🕔09:25, 13.Nov 2012

by Mary Anne Vanderaa Classroom learning is changing and St. Clair College is starting a new trend for journalism students as they experience what it is like in the real world. Blitz Day turns The Converged Citizen from a student

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Religion plays minor role in sports

🕔16:09, 12.Nov 2012

by Alec McNorton Religion and sports should remain separate, according to one local football coach. “There isn’t segregation with regards to religion. Each student has an equal opportunity to be involved,” said Khoury, adding sports gives students confidence regardless of

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Methadone clinics popping up in Windsor

🕔16:05, 12.Nov 2012

by Shaun Garrity Methadone clinics in the Windsor region are commonly being used by citizens who are struggling with addictions. Ten years ago Windsor had no programs to help with prescription drugs. Currently there are three methadone clinics in the

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Michigan voters nix Prop 6

🕔15:57, 12.Nov 2012

Proposal Six and the Proposed Crossing by Daniel Licata Michigan residents voted no on proposal six Nov. 6, leaving the decision to build the New International Trade Crossing in the hands of the government. The project would provide jobs to both

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Windsorites Remember

🕔15:41, 12.Nov 2012

by Jimmy LeBlanc With the number of World War I and II veterans remaining dwindling, schools and organizations are making a bigger effort to create awareness about Remembrance Day. James Zavitz, 17, has been serving in the armed forces as

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Assault leads to Amherstburg man arrested

🕔10:46, 12.Nov 2012

by Jolene Perron An Amherstburg man has been arrested pending charges of aggravated assault on an attack leaving another man in critical condition in the early morning of Nov. 11. The 33-year-old victim was reported by witnesses to be engaging

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Underage drinking at bars becoming less of a problem

Underage drinking at bars becoming less of a problem

🕔14:43, 10.Nov 2012

by Sarah Campbell While underage drinking has increased in Canada, Windsor bartenders believe fewer minors are trying to go to their establishments. Rayven Howard, bartender at Milk Coffee Bar, said that they don’t get many underage people who try to

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Local hospital uses computer innovation to improve standards

🕔14:42, 10.Nov 2012

by Colin Mansell Managers at Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital are depending on management technology to cut wait times and improve patient relations. Windsor hospitals report an wait time average of 11 hours between patient admission and departure and although it is

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