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Russell Township to hold by-election in December after mayor dies

National News - 1 hour 13 min ago
Russell Township in eastern Ontario will have a by-election in December for the office of mayor after the incumbent died suddenly on Saturday. Jean Paul St. Pierre, 65, was pronounced dead just after 9:20 a.m. Saturday after paramedics responded to his home in Russell, Ont., south of Ottawa. Municipal election laws in Ontario state that when the death of a candidate in a two-person race would result in the one remaining candidate being acclaimed, a by-election is instead triggered.
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Family condemns RCMP response during B.C. manhunt that ended with suspect dead

National News - 1 hour 19 min ago

VANCOUVER - The sister of a British Columbia man who was shot by the RCMP after a manhunt says the force should have found a way to end the ordeal peacefully, but instead she says police wrote him off as a violent misfit and shot him in what amounted to an execution.


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US releases new Ebola gear guidelines for health workers; monitoring ends for some in Dallas

National News - 1 hour 19 min ago

ATLANTA - Health officials released new guidelines Monday for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients.


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RCMP continue to investigate Tignish ATV vandal case

National News - 1 hour 20 min ago

RCMP are continuing to investigate a case where a group of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders vandalized a property Saturday night in Tignish and threatened people inside a home. "Well, the number varies in the reports, but we believe there was a number up around 12, maybe even up to 20 ATVs involved," said RCMP Sgt. Leanne Butler.


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MSU Women To Offer First Hail State Hoops 101 On Nov. 4

Bulldog Beat - 1 hour 21 min ago
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Fans can learn the ins and outs of basketball with Vic Schaefer and the Mississippi State women's basketball staff during the first Hail State Hoops 101.