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Two killed in 401 truck collision
Two people have been killed in a transport truck collision on Highway 401 near Shannonville Road Highway 401 is closed in both directions at Shannonville Road after two eastbound transport trucks collided and burst into flames Tuesday afternoon.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 19:14:54



Girls rugby, soccer semifinalists set
La Salle Black Knights and Sydenham Golden Eagles advanced to the high school girls rugby semifinals Wednesday by posting victories Monday afternoon. The Gaudet sisters accounted for La Salle's points in a 7-3 win over the visiting Regiopolis-Notre Dame Panthers.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 11:13:50



Don't make it easy for thieves: Police
An Acura with a large purse on the front seat. A Nissan Rogue with a GPS on the dash. A blue Mazda with a GPS on its dash. Another car with a women's purse plainly visible on the back floor. And one with an Ipod or other type of tablet sitting on the back seat, only partially covered by a jacket.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 11:13:49



Project immerses students in history
A group of local high school students are getting a novel view of Kingston's history thanks to a unique pilot project sponsored by the local Rotary Club.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 11:13:48



Westport woman killed in single-vehicle crash
A woman was killed in a single-vehicle collision Monday in Westport. Moira Kelly, 37, of Westport, was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination will be conducted at Kingston General Hospital on Tuesday.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 11:13:47



Attachment parenting at its best, 1945-style
I wonder how many trees now lie in recycling bins that runneth over with paper.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 07:15:19



Sewers vs. affordable housing
City councillors will decide tonight whether sewers trump affordable housing when it comes to developing a policy for secondary suites. Two representatives from the Kingston Faith and Justice Coalition will speak at council in favour of allowing the additional apartments in all parts of the city.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 07:15:19



Vendors want more say in future of market
While some vendors and residents have voiced concerns over the city-commissioned report on the future of the Kingston Public Market, vendor Ian Stutt said there are more positive points and ideas in the report than there are bad.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:17



Prison guards take protest to ministers' offices
Federal correctional guards took a page from the Occupy movement in their fight to keep three federal correctional institutions open, two of those in Kingston.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:16





Putting student mental health in focus
As staff and students of Kingston's post-secondary institutions know all too well, mental health is playing an increasing role in discussions about student life.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:15



Mr. Toews, here's where I got my facts
I welcome Public Safety Minister Vic Toews' interest now in discussing the facts around the slated closure of Kingston Penitentiary and Regional Treatment Centre ("Ted Hsu needs to check his facts," May 11).[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:15



Second national title for Holy Cross cheer team
Winning a second straight national title is something to cheer about. Getting the top performance marks in Canada will make you cheer a little louder.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:14



Soldiers prepare for longest march
The beds of tulips they march past in Confederation Park each day are a brightly-coloured reminder of their eventual destination as troops from CFB Kingston get in shape for a gruelling four-day march in Holland this summer.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:14



RCMP has 'head in the sand' on PTSD
A retired RCMP officer from Bath has filed a complaint with the Auditor General of Canada demanding members of the federal police force have access to more mental health treatment programs.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 19:13:13



Ponies win season opener
OTTAWA - Kingston Loyalist Farms Ponies scored four runs in the second inning and coasted to a 6-3 victory over the Ottawa Cubs Sunday in the opening game of the National Capital Baseball League season.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 11:12:32



City, CN go to court over station
The City of Kingston is set to go to court next week in its campaign to have CN restore the Outer Station to heritage condition. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday where the city will try to force CN to make repairs to the former train station on Montreal Street.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:09



Citizens rat out would-be thief
A 40-year-old male was arrested over the weekend after breaking into a vehicle to steal a wallet in broad daylight, Kingston Police said. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon. The suspect allegedly smashed in the window of a truck parked in the parking lot of the Kingston Memorial Centre.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:09



Man avoids jail, though judge was tempted
A 22-year-old who attacked a man in the downtown area known as "the hub" for calling his group of males a bunch of goofs after they made crude remarks to man's girlfriend has been placed on probation for a year and ordered to stay away alcohol and street drugs.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:08



Queen's researcher honoured by cancer society
A researcher at Queen's University was surprised to learn he was the recipient of the Canadian Cancer Society's Young Investigator Award. In fact, he'd forgotten he was even nominated.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:07



Ventus team propelled by success
Changes are in the wind, or more precisely, wind turbine, for La Salle Secondary School's Knights Ventus team.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:06



K-Rock restaurant still rent-free
If SMG Canada wins a new five-year contract to manage the K-Rock Centre from city council on Tuesday night, the company will continue to enjoy rent-free operation of the arena's restaurant space.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:05



Musicians lend their talents
Hundreds of music lovers descended on downtown Kingston this past weekend for this year's Homegrown Live Music Festival, a local event like no other.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:04



Religious leaders united in call for help
As Mental Health Week drew to a close over the weekend, religious leaders from the Kingston community took the opportunity to speak out about the need for more training and active outreach regarding mental health issues.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:04



History column: The best Britain had to offer
Kingston's Napier Street recalls Sir Charles Napier (1786-1860), according to early Kingstonian historian Edwin Horsey, and why not? Sir Charles Napier was a gallant British naval officer who led a diversion up the Potomac River in August 1814 while the British attacked Washington.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-12 11:13:31



'An extraordinary, outrageous mother'
A lot has been written about mother-daughter relationships. Mine would fall into the "it's complicated" category. Life was never dull with mom.[...]
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Feed: The Whig Standard's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-12 11:13:30



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