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Police seek snakes stolen from Ontario home

A number of snakes, including poisonous breeds, stolen from Ontario home

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Ontario

Ontario legislature set to resume

Ontario legislature to resume following winter break

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Business

Food fraud concerns 63% of Canadians

63% of Canadians are concerned about food fraud, 'the big elephant in the room'

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News

North Huron intersection to receive $60,000 in upgrades

The intersection of London Road and Josephine Street at the north end of Wingham is to receive...

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Canada

Family Day tragedy: Young boy dies on ice

1 boy dead, 1 in hospital after falling through ice in neighbourhood canal

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World

France slaughtering all ducks in key region due to bird flu

France slaughtering all ducks in key region due to bird flu

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Nerd Night expands

The Cultural Collective is expanding its board game nights, dubbed Nerd Night, to Centralia and Huron Park. Above are participants Shannon Rogers, left, and Jeff MacFarlane at the January Nerd Night in Centralia.

Watchful eye

Town of Minto Mayor George Bridge keeps a watchful eye on fellow bowler Josh Portelance, age 10 from Palmerston, after giving him a few tips during last Sunday’s Bowl for Kids Sake event in Mount Forest.

'These belong to you'

It was the end of an era on Feb. 8, as Audrey and Dennis MacDonald (left) handed over the keys to MacDonald’s Home Appliances to new owners Dan and Wanda Foertsch (right). The Foertsch’s say that it will be “ business as usual” at the downtown Mount Forest store.

Show of support

People were lined up out the door to meet members of the PAW Patrol during Hearts for Hayden at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex on Saturday, Feb. 11. An estimated 700 people attended the daytime event, with 300 more attending the dance that night.

Tragic fire

Wellington North Fire Services responded to a structure fire on the 5th Line outside of Arthur the morning of Feb. 10, which claimed the life the homeowner's two pets - one cat and one dog.

News From Beyond Southwestern Ontario

World

Romania: 1,300 officials prosecuted for graft last year

Romania: 1,300 officials prosecuted for graft last year

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World

Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball sold in Indiana

Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball sold in Indiana

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Canada

Police to reveal details of guns and drugs probe

Police to reveal details of international guns and drugs probe today

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Business

After record rallies, TSX takes step back

North American stock indexes mixed in late morning trading, loonie declines

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Canada

Refugee talk takes over GG's trip

In Sweden, Governor General talks immigration, refugees alongside trade

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