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Some buildings

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Keon Clark, former Raptors forward, sentenced to eight years in Illinois prison

Keon Clark, former Raptors forward, sentenced to eight years in Illinois prison

DANVILLE, ILL.—Former Toronto Raptor forward Keon Clark, who has said he is trying to turn his life around, was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday in a plea agreement with prosecutors on weapons and [Read entire story]

Woman injured after being struck by car in Toronto

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Bixi Toronto isn’t shutting down after all because toilets

Bixi Toronto isn’t shutting down after all because toilets

(Image: MaxGag) Bixi Toronto, the bike-share service whose demise once seemed virtually assured (largely due to the financial missteps of its Montreal-based parent company), is back in business—and it’s all thanks [Read entire story]

The cost of gridlock: Are more toll roads the answer?

The cost of gridlock: Are more toll roads the answer?

Karen Gutteridge has a love-hate relationship with Highway 407.She loves that the tollway can get her reliably from her Burlington home to her office in Richmond Hill, but she knows she’ll be faced with a whopping [Read entire story]

Former Raptor Keon Clark sentenced to 8 years in prison

Former Raptor Keon Clark sentenced to 8 years in prison

Former NBA player Keon Clark has received an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to two charges. The former 1998 first round pick faced weapon, drug and traffic-related charges. On Wednesday he pleaded [Read entire story]

In the neighbourhood !

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Maple Leafs: Nazem Kadri mourns his grandfather

Maple Leafs: Nazem Kadri mourns his grandfather

It was a downcast Nazem Kadri as the Maple Leafs forward spoke about his namesake grandfather, who died in his sleep on the weekend. He was 77.Kadri went home for the funeral Tuesday, missing the game against San [Read entire story]

Proposed logos for Canada’s sesquicentennial look like they were designed in the nineties

Proposed logos for Canada’s sesquicentennial look like they were designed in the nineties

Canada will celebrate its sesquicentennial in 2017 (that’s a 150th anniversary, for those without without dictionary-level knowledge of Latinate prefixes) and the federal government is already at work on the [Read entire story]

Oldest human DNA discovered in Spain muddies family tree

Oldest human DNA discovered in Spain muddies family tree

NEW YORK- Scientists have reached farther back than ever into the ancestry of humans to recover and analyze DNA, using a bone found in Spain that’s estimated to be 400,000 years old. So far, the achievement has [Read entire story]

TIMELINE: Jeffrey Baldwin 1997-2002

A coroner’s inquest into the death of five-year-old Jeffrey Baldwin began Sept. 9, more than a decade after the boy’s death at the hands of his grandparents, Elva Bottineau and Norman Kidman. He weighed only [Read entire story]

Toronto Parking Authority to take over Bixi bike-share program

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City will take over Bixi bike-share program

The city will take over the Bixi bike sharing program, Coun. Denzil Minnan-Wong said at Toronto City Hall on Wednesday. “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride,” he told reporters, quoting [Read entire story]

Paul Walker died of ‘traumatic and thermal injuries’ in car crash, coroner says

Paul Walker died of ‘traumatic and thermal injuries’ in car crash, coroner says

LOS ANGELES—Actor Paul Walker, best known for his roles in the Fast & Furious action films, died from “combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries” in a car accident, the Los Angeles County [Read entire story]

TTC relief line & recreation fees up for debate at city hall meetings

City councillors were debating a proposed downtown relief line for the TTC as well as recreational fees in two separate meetings on Wednesday. The planning and growth management committee will also consider changes to [Read entire story]

Woman hit by car on Bathurst Street

A woman was seriously hurt when she was hit by a car on Bathurst Street on Wednesday. It happened just before noon at Wells Street, south of Dupont. Paramedics said they took the woman to hospital with serious injuries, [Read entire story]

Freezing rain warning ends for southern Ontario

Environment Canada has lifted its freezing rain warning for southern Ontario, but it continues for parts of eastern Ontario, Wednesday. The warning was issued by Environment Canada on Wednesday morning for a large swath [Read entire story]

Proposed Ontario labour law extends to foreign workers

Proposed Ontario labour law extends to foreign workers

Ontario will bar employers from charging recruitment fees and seizing personal documents from all temporary foreign workers, says Labour Minister Yasir Naqvi.However, advocates for migrant workers say the proposed labour [Read entire story]

CityNews at 5 & 6 preview: Dec. 4, 2013

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NFL Picks: Buffalo Bills need a new dance partner: Kelly

NFL Picks: Buffalo Bills need a new dance partner: Kelly

Having watched Toronto dance with their girlfriend once too often — spending most of the time stepping on her feet — the Buffalo Bills have had enough.Well, not quite ‘enough’. Maybe one more [Read entire story]

Girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in Mississauga stabbing

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with second-degree murder after a man was fatally stabbed in a Mississauga home Tuesday.The girl, whose name cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was scheduled to [Read entire story]

Rob Ford crack admission among top 2013 apologies, Time says

Rob Ford crack admission among top 2013 apologies, Time says

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has made Time magazine's list of "Top 10 Apologies" of 2013, slotting into the number 2 position behind celebrity chef Paula Deen but ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama. [Read entire story]

Girl, 15, charged with murder in Mississauga man’s death

Peel police have charged a 15-year-old girl with second-degree murder in the death of a Mississauga man. The victim, believed to be in his 50s, was stabbed on Tuesday. She was formally charged on Wednesday. Emergency [Read entire story]

Crews battle St. Clair West restaurant fire

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Statue stolen from downtown church

Police are looking for help finding a statue which was stolen from a church near Kensington Market on the weekend. The bronze-coloured Jesus the Panhandler statue went missing from the Church of Saint [Read entire story]

Tim Hudak targets ‘giveaways to government workers’

Tim Hudak targets ‘giveaways to government workers’

Tory Leader Tim Hudak says if elected he will target public sector workers, including stripping news hires of their “gold plated” pensions that private sectors workers only dream of.Hudak on Wednesday [Read entire story]

Recalled defibrillators from Philips may fail, FDA warns

Recalled defibrillators from Philips may fail, FDA warns

Federal health regulators in the U.S. are warning the public that certain cardiac defibrillators recalled by Philips Healthcare may fail to deliver a needed shock in an emergency. [Read entire story]

3 suspects sought in Rexdale community centre murder

Police have released photos of three people believed to be responsible for the murder of a 25-year-old man in Rexdale last week. At a news conference on Wednesday, Det. Sgt. Brian Borg said within minutes of arriving at [Read entire story]

Entertainment City A.M.: Dec. 4, 2013

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November Housing Market Charts Available

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Hwy. 401 reopens after crash at Victoria Park

The westbound collector lanes of Highway 401 have reopened after a crash at Victoria Park Avenue. It happened before 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Traffic was diverting at Warden Avenue, Ontario Provincial Police say, and an [Read entire story]

Police looking for 3 suspects in murder of Neeko Mitchell

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Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate unchanged at 1%

The Bank of Canada says it sees some encouraging signs in the Canadian and global economies, but the improvement is not sufficient and inflation remains too low to justify moving off its view that the recovery remains [Read entire story]

Flip through the Gutenberg Bible, ancient texts online

Flip through the Gutenberg Bible, ancient texts online

Rare, fragile ancient manuscripts such as the 600-year-old Gutenberg Bible can now be viewed by almost anyone online. [Read entire story]