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Two dead in Almaguin following a collision between a truck and train

North Bay Nugget Two people are dead following a collision between a truck and a train Monday around 10 a.m. on Machar-Strong Boundary Road in Machar Township. The Almaguin Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, South River Machar Fire Department and Sundrige-Strong Volunteer Fire Department responded to the collision. Two people from the truck […]

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Sudbury entertainment briefs, Oct. 14

Sudbury Star Comedian Derek Seguin. Postmedia file photo / Postmedia file photo Derek Seguin returns to Sudbury on Nov. 9 Montreal-based Derek Seguin is one of the most sought after stand-up comedians on the international circuit. He has performed at the prestigious invitation-only Just For Laughs festival an impressive six times. Last year he filmed […]

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Sudburians inspiring Sudburians

Sudbury Star Sudburians inspiring Sudburians Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sudbury welcomed members of the public to a ceremony to celebrate Big Brothers Big Sisters Day. The celebration included the official recognition of the $225,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Grow grant awarded to the organization in September 2018, as well as the kickoff of […]

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Wiggles ready to get Sudbury fans moving

Sudbury Star The Australian children’s entertainers have a show here on Thursday The Wiggles are bringing their newest Canadian tour, The Wiggle’s Party Time Tour!, which supports their new Party Time! album, to Sudbury, on Thursday, Oct. 17, for a 6 p.m. show at Sudbury Community Arena. Supplied photo jpg, SU After a dozen and […]

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Maxwell: Solar contractor’s advice is questionable at best

Sudbury Star Photovoltaic panels like these are becoming more and more mainstream, but they need to be installed correctly to generate their full energy potential. Steve Maxwell jpg, SU Q: What should I make of a solar energy contractor who wants to install photovoltaic panels facing east and west on my house? My plan is […]

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Halloween takes over Dynamic Earth, Science North

Sudbury Star Richard Gamelin, left, owner of Gamelin Design, and crew members Courtney Gamelin and Elijah Manitowabi install elements of Dynamic Earh’s Pumpkininferno, located outside of Dynamic Earth in Sudbury, Ont. on Wednesday September 26, 2018. Dynamic Earth is offering Halloween fun for the entire family this month with the Pumpkininferno and Tunnel of Terror […]

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Near North looks abroad to fill classroom seats

North Bay Nugget Getty Images The Near North District School Board is looking to attract more international students. Up to 20 students from China will attend F.J. McElligott in Mattawa starting next September, and the school board has expanded its partnership with Muskoka Language International of Toronto to attract more students to its schools from […]

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SNAP: More great photos from Nugget Readers

North Bay Nugget Kaylee Carmichael Do you have a photograph to share with our readers? The Nugget welcomes your contributions for our weekly nugget.ca, Nugget, Nugget Extra Snap feature.  Please send yours, as an .rgb .jpg and large (at about 1MB) to nbay.snap@sunmedia.ca. Due to the volume of photos we receive, we cannot guarantee yours […]

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North Bay’s Bull defends U.S. collegiate slalom title

North Bay Nugget Jaimee Bull Jaimee Bull of North Bay successfully defended her women’s U.S. collegiate slalom title from 2018 Thursday at Bell Acqua Waterski Facility near Sacramento, Calif. Skiing for the University of Louisiana, Bull ran 5.5 buoys at the 10.75m line length (39.5 off), beating the U.S. collegiate slalom record co-held by current […]

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Accused offers theories how child porn ended up on computer

Timmins Daily Press Timmins man being tried in superior court on two counts of possessing child pornography, one count of making child porn available and one count of breaching of recognizance. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Timmins. RON GRECH/THE DAILY PRESS jpg, TD The Timmins man at the centre of an ongoing child […]

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