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One Second, One Life: The Dartis Willis Story

One Second, One Life: The Dartis Willis Story

🕔22:01, 1.May 2017

This is the world according to Dartis Willis: a person’s success depends on their will to push through adversity to become the person they want to be. Willis has become known in the Windsor community in the last few years

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Windsor widow finds new life through art

Windsor widow finds new life through art

🕔21:48, 1.May 2017

Amanda Dupuis writes her name on a nametag sticker, slaps it on her white blouse and checks herself on the mirror. She inhales deeply, exhales and pulls herself together. She has laid out all the paints, brushes, canvasses, crayons and

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Street Help in Windsor offers vital services to those in need

Street Help in Windsor offers vital services to those in need

🕔12:32, 21.Apr 2017

Windsorites who are enduring financial hardships have a safe place at Street Help to access  services, such as help with basic needs, employment and other necessities for living. Christine Furlonger, the manager of Street Help, has been working to help

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ADVISORY: Poison risk

ADVISORY: Poison risk

🕔12:04, 21.Apr 2017

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has issued a notice about a bookmark error regarding water bottle cleaning, which could cause potential health risks. The water bottle safety instructions listed on the back of a Take Charge bookmark may cause

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Abused or used

Abused or used

🕔10:39, 21.Apr 2017

By Chelsea Girard   In an unscientific online survey conducted among people between the ages of 18 and 65, all 34 participants said they believe mental illness affects a person’s physical capability. Almost 45 per cent said they believe those

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Windsor vs. everybody

Windsor vs. everybody

🕔12:41, 7.Apr 2017

By Grace Bauer Windsor’s music scene is changing and competition from across the river may be the reason. Every day, thousands of Windsorites cross the border to work, shop, dine and attend concerts in Detroit. According to Statistics Canada, about

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Windsors Retail space

Windsors Retail space

🕔11:51, 27.Mar 2017

By Nate Hinckley The executive director of Windsor’s downtown business improvement association says high hydro rates may be a leading cause of vacant retail space in downtown Windsor. Small businesses are open during regular business hours and have to pay

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Trump’s environmental budget cut “should wake Canadians up”: researcher

Trump’s environmental budget cut “should wake Canadians up”: researcher

🕔12:11, 24.Mar 2017

Home to the largest freshwater lakes on earth, Canada plays a pivotal role in protecting its water but U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent proposal to cut 31 per cent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget raises concerns. Initiated by the

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St. Clair’s downtown Health Centre offers more than you know

St. Clair’s downtown Health Centre offers more than you know

🕔12:05, 24.Mar 2017

By Amos Johnson Many students are unaware of the health facilities the St. Clair College Health Centre has to offer in downtown Windsor. The Health Centre offers pregnancy testing, bloodwork, smoking cessation, STI testing, health counselling and education on sexual

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Navigation device created at UofW

Navigation device created at UofW

🕔11:35, 3.Mar 2017

By Christina Chibani   A university student and professor created a device that can fit in your shoe to help you move around using acoustic waves and sensors. The device can help measure the distance from an object to where

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Art therapy: the latest way to relax

Art therapy: the latest way to relax

🕔11:07, 3.Mar 2017

By Chelsea Girard Art therapy is allowing cancer patients to relieve stress through creative expression. The brain has neuroplasticity, allowing the neurons or nerve cells in the brain to compensate for injury and disease through self-healing empowering aspects of the gentle approach of art therapy. This

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Shocking facts on use of force

Shocking facts on use of force

🕔11:01, 24.Feb 2017

The Windsor Police Service board held a public meeting and their findings in the use of force annual report may come as a shock. The number of injuries sustained by members of the community decreased in 2016 compared to previous

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Canadian Blood Services introduces new iron guideline

Canadian Blood Services introduces new iron guideline

🕔12:18, 17.Feb 2017

By Ryan Jones To ensure the overall wellness of donors, Canadian Blood Services has introduced a new iron guideline. The guideline went into effect Dec. 10, 2016 requiring women to wait 12 weeks in between blood donations, compared to the

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Alcohol could be an option at Adventure Bay

Alcohol could be an option at Adventure Bay

🕔11:59, 17.Feb 2017

By Christina Chibani   Windsor’s Adventure Bay is entertaining the idea of selling alcohol. A request for a proposal to operate the concession services serving wine and beer at Adventure Bay was brought to Windsor City Council. The process of

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Fourth “Clash at the Colosseum” basketball showcase a success

Fourth “Clash at the Colosseum” basketball showcase a success

🕔12:26, 10.Feb 2017

The fourth annual Clash at the Colosseum took place this Wednesday at Caesars Colosseum. The University of Windsor men and women’s basketball teams played against the Laurier Golden Hawks and the Windsor Express played against the Kitchener-Waterloo Titans at Caesars

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Windsor receives grant money from feds

🕔13:56, 6.Feb 2017

Windsor has received an early gift for its 125th birthday and the country’s 150th birthday. The city was granted more than one million dollars for community infrastructure projects. The cash will be distributed to the Dieppe River Walk, Willistead Manor and other

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Become a donor, save a life

Become a donor, save a life

🕔13:19, 3.Feb 2017

By Alyssa Leonard A Windsor family continues to urge young people to become bone marrow donors after losing their daughter to leukemia 12 years ago. Three-year-old Katelyn Bedard lost her battle with leukemia in June 2005 after being unsuccessful in

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Women’s March on Washington

Women’s March on Washington

🕔12:28, 3.Feb 2017

By Julianna Bonnett Many Windsorites joined the Women’s March on Washington. On Jan. 21, close to two million people marched in cities around the world for the Women’s March.  Michelle Mainwaring and Anne Elizabeth Rudzinski were two of the 50

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McDonald’s serving all-day breakfast

🕔11:08, 3.Feb 2017

By Christina Chibani Windsor residents will soon have the option of ordering hotcakes at dinner time. McDonald’s breakfast menu will be available all day across Canada starting Feb. 21. More than a year after McDonald’s all-day breakfast launched in the

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International tailor brings modern trends to Windsor

International tailor brings modern trends to Windsor

🕔13:33, 27.Jan 2017

A custom tailor with experience working for some of the biggest fashion houses in Europe has set up shop in Windsor. Windsor native Lazaros Dimitriou, 40, started his career working for fashion stores at Devonshire Mall. His work with Aldo

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