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Pokemon Go may prompt city police to enforce bylaws against late-night gamers. #tbay
THUNDER BAY - The Pokemon Go craze is drawing hundreds people to city parks at all hours, day and night, but it has also led to some stern warnings from police and security staff, about breaking city bylaws. All city parks have a curfew from 11 p.m. in the evening until 6 a.m. Anyone in the park after 11 could get a warning or a fine. This poses a problem for Pokemon GO players who want to catch 'em all at all hours of the night. Cit...
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Local man wins $100,000 in Encore draw. #tbay
Toronto, ON – Donald Zimak of Thunder Bay said yes to ENCORE (February 26, 2016 LOTTO MAX) and won $100,000. Donald matched six of seven winning numbers on his ENCORE selection. “I had a few old tickets to check that date back to February,” shared Donald while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto where he picked up his winnings. “I grabbed them all and decided to head to the store.” At the store, Donald and his wife scanned the tickets in t...
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Texas teen and woman killed while camping in Quetico Park. #OPP
A teenage boy and a woman, both from Texas, have been killed while camping in Quetico Park. The fatalities occurred as severe storms swept through a remote area. The boy and woman volunteer were camping with a Boy Scouts adventure program when strong winds blew through the park early Thursday. Ontario Provincial Police identified the two who died as 13-year-old Christian James Sanchez of Lewisville, Texas, and 39-year-old Rorth Lac o...
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Bombardier contract moved from local plant may now be subject of legal action. #tbay
TORONTO, Ont. – Metrolinx may be moving forward with legal action against Bombardier for breach of contract due to the ongoing turmoil involving its light rail vehicle contract. Originally a project for the Thunder Bay Bombardier plant , the 182 LRT-vehicle Metrolinx contract was shipped to Kingston. The move was made to allow the local plant to focus exclusively on its $1-billion TTC streetcar contract, which has failed to meet deadlines on...
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Call for peace made in memory of devastating Gifu bombing. #tbay
THUNDER BAY – Seventy-one years ago the city of Gifu, Japan was nearly bombed out of existence. It was the dying days of the Second World War, July 9, 1945 to be exact. Within a 30 minute span, 131 allied aircraft dropped 907 tonnes of bombs on Gifu City, setting off a nighttime inferno that scorched a two-mile radius in the centre of the heavily populated community. When the last flames flickered out, 900 were dead, 1,200 were injured an...
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Golf Links intersection reclaims infamous title as city’s worst. #tbay
THUNDER BAY -- The corner of Golf Links Road and the Harbour Expressway is again the worst for reported collisions. The Thunder Bay Police Service released its second-quarter traffic statistics Friday, showing that the Golf Links intersection had reportedly hosted nine collisions. The corner of Central and Memorial Avenue shares the infamous top spot, as it too reported nine crashes between Jan 1 and June 30. The first-quarter traffic re...
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Artists decorate the downtown North core. #tbay
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Province on defensive over lack of Nipigon Bridge answers. #tbay #ONpoli
The province is on the defense after opposition accusations that it’s hiding information regarding the Nipigon River Bridge’s January failure. In January 2016 the west end of the Nipigon River Bridge rose 30 centimetres and stopped trans-Canada traffic for 17 hours. The failure happened only 42 days after the bridge was officially opened to traffic. In an effort to learn what happened the Ministry of Transportation sent bolts from the bri...
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Chill looking for redemption in post season. #tbay #tbaysports
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Local man's muscle car among nine stolen from U.S. car show. One recovered vehicle was reportedly 'torched.'
At least one local man became victimized by a major vehicle theft that took place at a classic car show in St. Paul, Minn. Gerald Chartier brought his two-door 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS to the Street Machine Nationals this past weekend. Unfortunately for Chartier, his car was one of at least nine stolen from the show. Chartier spoke to CKPR Radio Thursday afternoon, and said his car was stolen between 2 and 5 a.m. Sunday from the hotel p...
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Sister city delegates from sister city Gifu, Japan visit Thunder Bay. #tbay
Thunder Bay is playing host to some guests from one of its Sister Cities this week. A delegation from Gifu, Japan landed shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday for a two-day visit. Next year will be the 10th anniversary of Thunder Bay and Gifu's formal sister city relationship, and the mayor of Gifu says the exchange of culture is key to that relationship. The group will be visiting several locales around the city. That includes a tour o...
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