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Environment Canada issues Tornado Watch for Windsor-Essex
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Environment Canada issues Tornado Watch for Windsor-Essex
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Environment Canada

Windsor - May. 11, 2015: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes. Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and evening ahead of a cold front. Damaging winds to 90 km/h and large hail are possible. There is also the risk of a tornado. Affected areas include Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park and Windsor - Leamington - Essex County. FULL STORY



    The 8 Week Challenge - It’s Not A Diet
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The 8 Week Challenge - It’s Not A Diet
Tim Cornett
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Windsor - May. 7, 2015: Today’s column comes with a disclaimer. It’s not for the faint of heart. To my family, friends and associates, the following may be quite shocking to all of you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. I haven’t had a coffee in over a week. Or French fries. Or pizza. Or a lot of things I used to eat and drink. Why? Because along with ten of my colleagues at DJ Galvanizing, and our spouses, I began a program called the 8 Week Challenge. FULL STORY



NBL Canada Board issues fines to Halifax Rainmen
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NBL Canada Board issues fines to Halifax Rainmen
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Windsor Express

Windsor - May. 1, 2015: The National Basketball League of Canada's Board of Governors met today to get to the bottom of the incidents that led to Game 7 of the NBL Finals not being played. Windsor's staff and players were at the arena and ready to play the game last night and the Halifax Rainmen did not show up. Under the league's written forfeit rules, the Windsor Express are declared winners of Game 7 and by thus winning the series 4-3, are declared the 2015 NBL Canada Champions. FULL STORY



Liberal Government Selling Off Assets Without Accountability
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Liberal Government Selling Off Assets Without Accountability
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Jim McDonell

Cornwall - Apr. 17, 2015: The Government’s plan to sell 60% of Hydro One and direct the funds to infrastructure building is being challenged by opposition parties and major stakeholders as illegal. Once Hydro One is sold off, revenue from the sold-off components will no longer be available to service the $27 billion debt, driving up rates. We do not trust a Government that has mismanaged the Province’s finances for over a decade to deliver a transparent and economically sound asset sale, especially when their stated intention is to waste shareholders’ money in dubious infrastructure schemes. FULL STORY



Our Volunteers, Our Community
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Our Volunteers, Our Community
Letter to the Editor

Toronto - Apr. 17, 2015: Volunteers are leading social change and impacting communities around the world. Every year during National Volunteer Week, we have the opportunity to celebrate their efforts and contributions. This year, during National Volunteer Week, taking place between April 12-18, let’s shine the light on the hard work and dedication of all the volunteers who are making our communities better places to live, work, and play. FULL STORY



CCVS Bursary set up in Judy Bobka
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CCVS Bursary set up in Judy Bobka's memory
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Bobka Family

Cornwall - Apr. 14, 2015: Judy Bobka was a staunch advocate, organizer and champion for CCVS, the high school she graduated from and taught at for most of her career. To honour her, we are creating the ‘Judy Bobka Memorial Fund’ in order to establish a bursary/scholarship for a deserving student at CCVS, the school that was so close to her heart. FULL STORY



Judy Bobka will be forever missed
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Judy Bobka will be forever missed
Chris Savard
OurHometown.ca

Stoney Point - Apr. 10, 2015: Today, I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a great lady, relentless supporter and a dear friend. Judy Bobka passed away yesterday. Our sympathies to her husband Dan, her daughter Sarah and family. Cornwall, SDG, and the province at large has lost a wonderful human. FULL STORY



McNaughton bows out of PC Leadership race, supports Brown
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McNaughton bows out of PC Leadership race, supports Brown
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Monte McNaughton

Toronto - Apr. 9, 2015: Despite a successful campaign, Monte McNaughton announced today that he will begin taking the steps to wind-down his campaign for Leader of the Ontario PC Party. McNaughton will be endorsing Patrick Brown today for leader of the Party, stating that Brown is the best choice to lead the Ontario PC Party at this time, and Monte is pleased to support him. FULL STORY



Cornwall Police make arrest in Carleton Street murder
Cornwall Police make arrest in Carleton Street murder
Media Release
Cornwall Police Service

Cornwall - Apr. 7, 2015: On Monday, April 6th, 2015, shortly after 9:00 am, the Cornwall Community Police Service was called to a residence on Carleton Street and located a 52-year-old woman with no vital signs. Investigation revealed that the Jacqueline Martin had been stabbed and as a result her 28-year-old son Jonathan Michaud was arrested on April 6th, 2015 and charged with first degree murder. He will appear in court on April 7th, 2015 for a bail hearing. FULL STORY



Cornwall Lift-Off cancelled
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Cornwall Lift-Off cancelled
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Cornwall Lift-Off

Cornwall - Apr. 7, 2015: The Board of Directors of the Cornwall Hot Air balloon Festival has voted to cancel Lift-Off 2015 citing an inability to garner major sponsors. The Board was relying on raising funds to secure this year’s entertainment roster and to cover the remaining deficit from the 2013 Lift-Off festival which suffered a large loss due primarily to adverse weather conditions. FULL STORY



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