Matthew McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures

NEW YORK — Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey didn’t want to write an ordinary celebrity book. “This is not a traditional memoir, or an advice

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Search for Bridgewater, N.S., fugitive enters fifth day

HALIFAX — The search for a runaway fugitive in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, entered its fifth day on Saturday – yielding no arrests. While town

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Barrington man charged with aggravated assault after someone was hit with a piece of lumber

HALIFAX — Things got a little rowdy in Clyde River, N.S. on Saturday night leading to the arrest of one man for aggravated assault.

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Toronto Police Association President Mike McCormack is retiring

TORONTO — The head of Toronto’s police union will be stepping down from his role this summer.   A spokesperson for Toronto Police Association

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Mental health support for front-line workers during unprecedented times

PENETANGUISHENE, ONT. — Since the pandemic was declared, rushing to assist victims in distress hasn’t been the same for Simcoe County paramedics. Mike Hargreaves,

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Bradford boy with sweet intentions sparks missing person search

BARRIE — An eight-year-old boy with good intentions sparked a missing person search on Tuesday. South Simcoe Police say the Bradford boy’s mother called

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Pompeo admits the U.S. can’t be certain coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan lab

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. does not have certainty about the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, despite claiming over the weekend

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First Nations call for Manitoba Hydro Keeyask Generating Station’s closure amid the COVID-19 pandemic

WINNIPEG — First Nations in northern Manitoba are calling for the Manitoba Hydro Keeyask Generating Station to shut down in order to avoid the

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Discarded cigarette behind Windsor apartment fire

WINDSOR, ONT. — A fire at a downtown Windsor apartment building has been put out by Windsor Fire and Rescue crews. Fire crews responded

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Italy to quarantine quarter of population amid coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — Italy’s prime minister announced a sweeping coronavirus quarantine early Sunday, imposing restrictions on the movement of about a quarter of the country’s

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