Day: June 11, 2019

Wage cap ‘a race to the bottom’

North Bay Nugget Nipissing University Faculty Association concerned for contract faculty Nipissing University File Photo A planned provincial wage cap only “hastens a race to the bottom for contract faculty,” according to the president of the Nipissing University Faculty Association. Nathan Kozuskanich said contract faculty at the university are “overworked and underpaid, a situation made […]

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North Bay Raptors’ fan wonders if he’s bad luck

North Bay Nugget ‘Just one extra three-pointer and they could have done it’ Jazz Mathon and Allen McCauley take in the experience outside Scotiabank Arena in Toronto prior to Monday night’s Toronto Raptors game.Jazz Mathon Photo Jazz Mathon is in a quandary. If the NBA championship series goes to Game 7, does he travel to […]

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North Bay web designer creates Godzilla-sized shadfly

North Bay Nugget To celebrate the release of the new Godzilla movie, North Bay web designer Avery Ross decided to add a local oddity, the shadfly, to a photo he took of First Avenue West and Commercial Street. Avery Ross Photo Towering over the streets of North Bay, you would think this photo of a […]

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Beauty blooming in North Bay

North Bay Nugget Annual garden competition underway North Bay Blooms kicked off its 2019 campaign Tuesday morning at the North Bay Post Office. Letter carriers and members of the public can nominate a front yard garden for top honours. Nominations will be accepted until July 2.Chris Mayne Photo The annual competition to find the most […]

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Mammothon challenge targets women’s to-do list

North Bay Nugget Breast screening challenge June 19 at North Bay Regional Health Centre North Bay Regional Health Centre charge technologist Natalie Kohlsmith, right, reviews the Ontario Breast Screening Report with with Anne Dockendorff. Supplied Photo Anne Dockendorff admits she was putting off getting a mammogram. “I was one of those people that neglected to […]

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Hong Kong crisis deepens as China extradition bill moves forward

World Police patrol outside the Legislative Council building Tuesday ahead of Wednesday’s hearing on an extradition bill in Hong Kong. (Thomas Peter/Reuters) By Timothy McLaughlin June 11 at 1:30 PM HONG KONG — Police cordoned off Hong Kong’s main legislative complex Tuesday as thousands of protesters streamed past in a show of resolve amid a […]

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Trump’s arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia to face their first test in Congress

World June 11 at 8:08 PM House Democrats on Wednesday will launch their bid to block the Trump administration from completing 22 arms sales largely benefiting Saudi Arabia, but hurdles in the Senate — and expected veto threats — could undermine what’s become a bipartisan effort to prevent the president from completing the deals. Members […]

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Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hiding a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece on his yacht?

World An employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” on display at Christie’s auction rooms in London on Oct. 24, 2017. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP) Rick Noack Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security June 11 at 1:03 PM When the renowned “Salvator Mundi” painting was sold to an anonymous bidder for about $450 […]

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La Liga fined €250k for using its app to catch illegal soccer streams

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links S3studio via Getty Images Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged La Liga with a fine of 250 thousand euros for violating several EU laws on transparency and data privacy, and ordered the app’s […]

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47 international early-entry candidates withdraw from Draft

NBA.com: News Go to Source NEW YORK — Forty-seven international players who had declared as early-entry candidates for the NBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm® have withdrawn their names from consideration. Two collegiate players who previously had declared as early-entry candidates have also withdrawn. There are 86 collegiate and 12 international prospects that remain […]

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