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Crime

Two Arrested Appear in Court - Thursday, April 18, 2019

Update:Two Arrested Appear in Court
linked to Hammarskjold threats

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 18,  2019   (LSN) Two people arrested as the result of an ongoing investigation into threats targeting Hammarskjold High School were formally charged Thursday, April 18.

Investigators with the Thunder Bay Police Service learned the first accused, an 18-year-old Shuniah woman, submitted Crime Stoppers tips about pending threats to the high school on April 8, 9, 10, and 16.

The threats ranged from planned shootings, to possible explosives. The information provided required police to quickly respond to the school to ensure public safety.
Each response included extensive searches of the building.

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Health

Helping Canser Patients in Hearst - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Northern Cancer Fund  Helping Canser Patients in Hearst

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THUNDER BAY, HEARST, ONTARIO - April 16, 2019  (LSN) –  New computer funded thanks to donors from the Northern Cancer Fund are, from Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital, Pascalle Payeur-Jacques, Registered Nurse for the Oncology Center and (right) Josée Mitron, Executive Leader Ambulatory Care. This computer will help facilitate the transmission of orders and documentation, allowing the caregiver to remain at the patient's bedside, providing safer patient care.

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Raises $90,236 - Monday, April 15, 2019

Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction Raises $90,236

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 15, 2019  (LSN) –  This year’s Co-Operators Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction raised a remarkable $90,236 for the Northern Cancer Fund, bringing the 21-year total to $1,330,957.76. Funds raised directly support breast cancer research, education, diagnosis and treatment in Northwestern Ontario, ensuring women (and men) have access to exceptional cancer care at home.

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PublicSafety

Counterfeit Products from Canada - Monday, April 15, 2019

CBP Officers Seize Counterfeit Products
from Canada

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INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MINNESOTA   – April 15, 2019, 2019  (LSNU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers working at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted multiple rail containers destined to arrive in Ranier, Minnesota.  CBP officers inspected the rail containers and discovered merchandise in violation of intellectual property rights (IPR) regulations.

The containers held 50 amplifiers, 662 cartons of earbuds and cables, and 57 cartons of sandwich boards and touch lamina.  All three containers were found to contain counterfeit merchandise protected by copyright laws.  As a result, CBP seized those items in March. The counterfeit merchandise has an aggregate manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $715,868.

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Arts

Improv Show - Sunday, April 14, 2019

Cambrian Players Improv Show

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   -  April 14, 2019   (LSN)   Multiple Personality Date, Human Puppets, Dead Bodies… it may sound like a horror movie, but these are just a few of the games you may see performed when Thunder Bay’s favourite Improv group, Cambrian Players Improv, once again takes to the stage on April 27 at the Cambrian Players Theatre (818 Spring Street)!

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Great Lake Shipping

April LAKE SUPERIOR OUTFLOWS - Wednesday, April 3, 2019

LAKE SUPERIOR OUTFLOWS
 EXPECTED CONDITIONS April

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#LSN_Shipping    water levels in the upper Great Lakes

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  April 3, 2019  (LSN) Relatively wet conditions continued across the upper Great Lakes basin in March, and water levels of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron remain well above average. The above-average levels coupled with strong winds and waves continue to result in shoreline erosion and coastal damages across the upper Great Lakes system. Additional shoreline erosion and coastal damages may occur this spring should active weather continue.  

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Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaking Lake Superior - Sunday, March 24, 2019

Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaking Lake Superior

Captain Signe Gotfredsen Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley
#LSN_Shipping Captain Signe Gotfredsen

DULUTH, MINNESOTA -  March 24, 2019  (LSN)  The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley is breaking out the Port of Thunder Bay in preparation for the 2019 commercial shipping season.
Captain Signe Gotfredsen describes the voyage across Lake Superior from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay and talks about life on board the icebreaker.

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