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    Massive gas line fire in Orion Township, Mich. leads to evacuations

    Massive gas line fire in Orion Township, Mich. leads to evacuations


    In a live video posted to Facebook, a member of the police department described the blaze as an "apparent gas line fire," but said firefighters were on scene to contain the flames until a crew could arrive to shut off the...

    In a live video posted to Facebook, a member of the police department described the blaze as an "apparent gas line fire," but said firefighters were on scene to contain the flames until a crew could arrive to shut off the gas.

    Surprise motion to halt demolition of 'Dirt Church' BMX trail fails

    Surprise motion to halt demolition of 'Dirt Church' BMX trail fails


    City administration plans to remove the track that's tucked behind the Ganatchio Trail and called "Dirt Church" by some of its...

    City administration plans to remove the track that's tucked behind the Ganatchio Trail and called "Dirt Church" by some of its faithful.

    Group of 'elves' in Wallaceburg, Ont. make children's Christmas dreams come true

    Group of 'elves' in Wallaceburg, Ont. make children's Christmas dreams come true


    Forty children sat on St. Nick's lap in Wallaceburg, Ont. and read off their holiday wish list. Then a group of volunteers searched stores across the municipality to find exactly what the kids were hoping...

    Forty children sat on St. Nick's lap in Wallaceburg, Ont. and read off their holiday wish list. Then a group of volunteers searched stores across the municipality to find exactly what the kids were hoping for.

    Students meet with St. Clair College president to voice back to class concerns

    Students meet with St. Clair College president to voice back to class concerns


    Several paralegal students were worried about their eligibility to take their upcoming competency exam, while others had questions about childcare costs they didn't expect because the semester will now stretch into their holiday...

    Several paralegal students were worried about their eligibility to take their upcoming competency exam, while others had questions about childcare costs they didn't expect because the semester will now stretch into their holiday break.

    Province extends deadline to apply for disaster relief for Windsor-Essex flood

    Province extends deadline to apply for disaster relief for Windsor-Essex flood


    Ontario's Ministry of Municipal Affairs has extended the deadline to apply for disaster relief and expanded the area where residents affected by the record-breaking flood in August can...

    Ontario's Ministry of Municipal Affairs has extended the deadline to apply for disaster relief and expanded the area where residents affected by the record-breaking flood in August can apply.

    College students can get tuition refund if they withdraw from school, say officials

    College students can get tuition refund if they withdraw from school, say officials


    St. Clair College spokesperson John Fairley apologized for the strike and said students will receive a full tuition refund if they withdraw from college because of the work...

    St. Clair College spokesperson John Fairley apologized for the strike and said students will receive a full tuition refund if they withdraw from college because of the work stoppage.

    Auto safety group seeks Chrysler Pacifica recall for stalling problem

    Auto safety group seeks Chrysler Pacifica recall for stalling problem


    An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without...

    An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without warning.

    Can you opt out? St. Clair College's plan to make up for 5 weeks of lost time

    Can you opt out? St. Clair College's plan to make up for 5 weeks of lost time


    Administration at St. Clair College have outlined their plans to accommodate students for the five weeks of time they've lost this semester, after a province-wide strike. Plans include shortening the current semester, and cutting into holiday break...

    Administration at St. Clair College have outlined their plans to accommodate students for the five weeks of time they've lost this semester, after a province-wide strike. Plans include shortening the current semester, and cutting into holiday break time.

    Charles Manson, cult leader and killer, dead at 83

    Charles Manson, cult leader and killer, dead at 83


    Notorious cult leader Charles Manson, who had been imprisoned in California since being convicted of orchestrating the slayings of actress Sharon Tate and six others in the summer of 1969, has died at age...

    Notorious cult leader Charles Manson, who had been imprisoned in California since being convicted of orchestrating the slayings of actress Sharon Tate and six others in the summer of 1969, has died at age 83.

    Bell insider reveals high-pressure sales tactics required on every single call

    Bell insider reveals high-pressure sales tactics required on every single call


    A longtime Bell call centre employee says she is pressured to make a sale on every call, often talking customers into products they don't understand, don't need, and sometimes can't...

    A longtime Bell call centre employee says she is pressured to make a sale on every call, often talking customers into products they don't understand, don't need, and sometimes can't afford

    West end residents push to develop a residential rental licensing system in Windsor

    West end residents push to develop a residential rental licensing system in Windsor


    Mike Cardinal has been fighting for a residential rental licensing system in Windsor for the last 20 years. Windsor city council will discuss the licensing of residential rental housing at Monday night's council...

    Mike Cardinal has been fighting for a residential rental licensing system in Windsor for the last 20 years. Windsor city council will discuss the licensing of residential rental housing at Monday night's council meeting.

    Honda recalls Odyssey minivans after dozens of reported injuries

    Honda recalls Odyssey minivans after dozens of reported injuries


    Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly...

    Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.

    Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

    Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church


    A Detroit priest who focused his ministry on the poor and needy has been beatified by the Roman Catholic Church, a key step toward...

    A Detroit priest who focused his ministry on the poor and needy has been beatified by the Roman Catholic Church, a key step toward sainthood.

    Mother whose sons were taken by husband hoping to see them for the first time in years

    Mother whose sons were taken by husband hoping to see them for the first time in years


    Jolly Bimbachi is boarding a plane to Lebanon Saturday in hopes of seeing her sons for the first time in more than two years after her husband took them on a family vacation and never...

    Jolly Bimbachi is boarding a plane to Lebanon Saturday in hopes of seeing her sons for the first time in more than two years after her husband took them on a family vacation and never returned.