Day: April 26, 2019

Province cuts per-pupil funding

North Bay Nugget Union official believes ‘there will be an immediate recall’ of teachers declared redundant The true impact of the Ontario government’s latest funding announcement for school boards won’t be known until more information is received, Near North District School Board education director Jackie Young says. The province announced Friday that boards will receive […]

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E-bikes a silent, deadly menace on our roads and sidewalks

North Bay Nugget Postmedia File Photo E-bikes are a massive uninsured risk for riders and pedestrians when they are involved in an accident. Unlike motor vehicles or motorcycles, e-bike operators are not required to have any special documentation or training to operate. They are treated with the same rules as a regular pedal bike, which means operators […]

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Series Preview: Rockets aim to finally knock off rival Warriors

NBA.com: News Go to Source James Harden and the Rockets are looking strong as the West semifinals near. The Houston Rockets made the Golden State Warriors sweat bullets in the 2018 Western Conference finals, and bring a pair of All-Stars who can cause trouble once again. Meanwhile, the two-time defending champion Warriors are seemingly less […]

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Environment ‘taking a hit’ from province

North Bay Nugget But loss of 50 Million Tree Program may present opportunities for private foresters The Ontario government has cancelled the 50 Million Tree Program. Trees Ontario Photo The Ontario government’s cancellation of a long-running tree planting program will come at a cost for the environment and jobs, but may also present new opportunities, […]

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Northeast welcomes new senior regional justice

North Bay Nugget North Bay’s Greg Ellies overseas court from Wawa to the Quebec border, and from James Bay to Parry Sound Justice Greg Ellies Greg Ellies was working a summer job with the probation office in Kirkland Lake when he was dispatched by the presiding judge to chase down a young offender who had […]

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Accent: Looking out for an icon

Sudbury Star Loons may be common, but still need our help to thrive A loon cruises in search of food on Panache Lake, which hosts multiple pairs. Jim Moodie/Sudbury Star With the retreat of ice comes the return of waterbirds, among them a black-and-white flecked beauty that is perhaps the most revered and emblematic of […]

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Durant scores 38 points in half, 1 shy of NBA playoff record

NBA.com: News Go to Source Kevin Durant put on a clinic in the first half, leading the Warriors to a 72-53 lead at the break. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant has scored 38 points in the first half of Game 6, tied for the second-most points in a half in a playoff game. Durant […]

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FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Alex Wong via Getty Images In response to questions after a speech Friday in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI director Christopher Wray called Russian efforts using social media to influence elections in the US “pretty much a 365-days-a-year” threat. According to the New York Times, an unnamed […]

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Trump Pulls Out of Arms Treaty During Speech at N.R.A. Convention

NYT > Politics INDIANAPOLIS — In a speech to National Rifle Association members on Friday that was part political rally and part pep talk, President Trump called himself a champion of gun rights. Then he proved it, whipping out a pen onstage to sign a letter that would effectively cease America’s involvement in an arms […]

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Staal’s OT winner lifts Hurricanes past Islanders

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes to 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nino Niederreiter sent a shot that caromed off the end boards and came out to the right […]

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