Day: July 8, 2019

Game Recap: Pelicans 109, Bulls 72

NBA.com: News Go to Source Juan Carlos Blanco, RotoWire LAS VEGAS — The New Orleans Pelicans rode a team-leading 28 points from first-round pick Jaxson Hayes to a 109-72 win over the Chicago Bulls at the Las Vegas Summer League on Monday evening. The Pelicans (2-1) set the tone in the first quarter by taking […]

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Marathon Beach algae bloom linked to wet spring

North Bay Nugget A water advisory seen at Marathon Beach Monday warning of a hazardous algae bloom. Michael Lee/The Nugget Heavy snow and rainfall were likely contributors to a recent blue-green algae bloom detected on Lake Nipissing, a local university professor says. Dan Walters, a professor of geography and geology at Nipissing University who has […]

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Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars

Global Warming & Climate Change Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Two dozen governors from across the country, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are set to urge his administration on Tuesday to halt one of his […]

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Heat waves on in North Bay, northeast

North Bay Nugget File Photo A heat warning is in effect for Temagami, New Liskeard, Iroquois Falls, Timmins and Cochrane. Daytime highs are expected to be near 30 C both today and Wednesday. Humidex values could reach the mid 30s. Nighttime lows are expected to be in the mid to high teens, which will not […]

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What’s on TV: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links This week is light on big gaming releases, but sports fans can check out the MLB All-Star Game Tuesday, and ESPN’s Espy’s celebration on Wednesday. For movie fans, you can snag Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel from digital retailers before the Blu-ray edition lands in a couple of weeks, while […]

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Warning: The shads are flying in North Bay

North Bay Nugget Intern reporter finds first experience ‘repulsive’ A shadfly rests on the window of a downtown business. Nugget File Photo Shadflies. They’re everywhere in North Bay. For about 10 days around the end of June or early July, the locally well-known insects hatch on Lake Nipissing and swarm the city, huddling in groups […]

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A reminder that no one is alone: the power of Sudbury’s Pride week

Sudbury Star This year’s Sudbury Pride festival kicked off on Monday with a flag raising ceremony in the Tom Davies Square courtyard. Mia Jensen jpg, SU The Sudbury Pride festival kicked off Monday in the Tom Davies Square courtyard with a flag raising ceremony. The rainbow flag, which represents the LGBTQ2S+ community, is raised every […]

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North Bay woman celebrates 101st birthday

North Bay Nugget Elena De Luigi/The Nugget Avid card player and bingo lover Marguerite Chercuite turned 101 Monday. Born in 1918, Chercuite worked odd jobs, moving cities with her husband who was a chef. She currently lives in North Bay, is a member of the Filles D’Isabelle club and has four children. With her sense […]

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Sudbury briefs: Repair work continues in Onaping, Sudbury Pride youth barbecue, clothing swap, traffic update

Sudbury Star Repair work continues City of Greater Sudbury crews continue to repair and restore full water access to residents in Onaping and Levack. “However it could take several days before restoration is complete,” the city said in a release. “We thank residents in the area for continuing to conserve water while we work to […]

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City of Greater Sudbury may pay for green development initiatives

Sudbury Star Sudbury took a step forward Monday in the challenge to mitigate the effects of climate change. Ward 9 Coun. Deb McIntosh introduced a motion during the operations committee directing staff to “produce a report in the third quarter of 2019 describing steps required to introduce incentives, such as rebates equivalent to a portion […]

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