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Four injured, one critical after Sunday night crash

(CNS): Police are investigating the cause of a two-vehicle crash on Shamrock Road Sunday night that left one person with life-threatening injuries and another with serious injuries. The RCIPS is appealing for information about the crash, which happened at about 10:20pm in the Spotts Newlands Road area involving a white Hyundai minivan with a sole
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Monkeypox on local radar but no Caribbean cases

(CNS): Health officials around the world are increasingly concerned about the number of cases of monkeypox emerging in more countries. The Cayman Islands Public Health Department said it is aware that this smallpox-related virus could appear in the Caribbean, but so far no cases have been reported. But with a suspected case in Florida, Interim
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Tourism stipend phases out with $106M pricetag

(CNS): Today the government issued what is likely to be the penultimate payment to displaced workers who were registered for the tourism stipend programme, as it transitions those who have still not returned to jobs in the sector onto different grants or other support initiatives through the Needs Assessment Unit. By the end of June
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Cayman should preserve at least 30% of land

(CNS): The Cayman Islands needs to place at least 30% of its terrestrial habitat under formal protection to have a chance of preserving the nation’s natural resources, according to Fred Burton, the director of the Terrestrial Resources Unit at the Department of the Environment. Speaking on Radio Cayman’s Talk Today programme last week, the local
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Saharan dust drifting into Cayman area

(CNS): The Cayman Islands National Weather Service (CINWS) has said the hazy conditions on Friday were caused by “an intrusion of Saharan Dust in the Caribbean”, which is moving into our area and expected to linger for the next few days. The poor visibility on Friday from the arrival of the very dusty dry air
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Falklands beats out Cayman to secure first OT city

(CNS): Port Stanley, the capital of the Falklands Islands, has become the first town in a British Overseas Territory to win the competition for city status, and Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man, is the first town on a Crown Dependency to be given the same honour. However, the Cayman Islands’ application for
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CMO hints at need to reduce COVID restrictions

(CNS): Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr Autilia Newton, who last week was urging people to help curb the spread of COVID-19, now says that the risk of increasing infections needs to be balanced with the benefits of a more normal lifestyle. Despite the still high transmission levels, she said consideration needs to be given to
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Line in the sand is coming for 7MB development

(CNS): Over-development is compounding the problem of erosion from rising seas due to climate change, but Premier Wayne Panton has said that government will soon be literally drawing a line in the sand on Seven Mile Beach. A fixed high water mark (HWM) is being calculated based on accumulative data, from which a new setback
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Airshow returns as part of Jubilee celebrations

(CNS): Two decades after the Cayman Islands last held the much loved annual event, the Air Show is returning as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration weekend. On the morning of Friday, 3 June, world-class pilots and aerospace specialists will perform aerobatic demonstrations in the airspace above Grand Cayman’s Public Beach, followed by an
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OfReg reviewing rules on ICT outage reporting

(CNS): OfReg has begun a public consultation on proposals to update the rules relating to reporting on outages of Information Technology and Communications (ICT) services by providers. It is mandatory for networks to report any issues with service provision but the utilities regulator said it believes the rules need updating to make information gathering more
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Ruling on Jews who prayed in Al-Aqsa compound ignites controversy

A court in Jerusalem has issued a controversial ruling that critics say threatens the fragile agreement regulating access to Jerusalem's most disputed holy sites.
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Russian soldier sentenced in Ukraine conflict's first war crimes trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed man in Ukraine's first war crimes trial since Russia's invasion.
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Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz on first African tour

Germany wants to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday during his first trip to Africa, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine and its impact on energy and food prices.
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7 dead after blaze on Philippine ferry

Seven people have died after a high-speed Philippine ferry carrying 134 people caught fire on Monday, with seven passengers still missing, the coast guard said.
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Kylian Mbappé says sport has been his 'refuge'

Kylian Mbappé says that playing football became his "refuge" as he battled with a "tough decision" as to whether to sign a contract extension with Paris St-Germain or join Real Madrid.
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A new billionaire has been minted nearly every day during the pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has been good for the wallets of the wealthy.
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The bull market minted millions of day traders. They're in for a rough ride

In early 2021, in the midst of speculative stock market euphoria, a pair of day traders went viral on TikTok with a video explaining their winning strategy.
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Nissan is launching a comeback. Here's what it's like road tripping in its newest sports car

The new Nissan Z is one of the most important models in the car maker's recent history — not for any concrete business reason (two-seat sports cars aren't big sellers), but because even a car company needs a soul.
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Inspired by spiders, one Japanese startup is inventing a new generation of textiles

Five times stronger than steel, spider silk's unique qualities were recognized by the Ancient Greeks — and more recently, scientists have looked at applications from medicine to engineering.
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Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too

Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.
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These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.
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Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?

As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.
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He's a famous self-esteem guru but he's not immune to his own insecurities

Karamo Brown is something of a self-esteem guru. Whether giving motivational speeches, campaigning for mental health or life-coaching on hit makeover show "Queer Eye," he has built a career on his seemingly infectious sense of confidence.
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Visiting Venice this summer? Don't miss this

The recently opened Venice Biennale -- an 8-month-long international festival of art and culture staged every other year (though it skipped 2021 due to the pandemic) -- is an opportunity to see some of the world's best artists all in one place.
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Experiencing the tingling taboo of ASMR

ASMR -- short for autonomous sensory meridian response -- is a physical sensation that has dominated a corner of the internet for the best part of a decade. It has a dedicated following, with more than 14 million monthly searches on YouTube, and has launched entire careers, where digital creators ever so gently release ASMR-inducing content -- soap-cutting, slime-kneading and whispered role play all fall under the perplexing genre -- in the hopes of gaining loyal viewers.
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How to dress for the office after years of remote working

If the thought of retiring your comfortable sweats and choosing a new outfit to leave the house in each morning is an intimidating prospect, you're in good company. For the better part of the pandemic, I've lived in a pair of stretchy, soft wool trousers in the cooler months, switching allegiance in summer to a white linen dress that my brother-in-law dubbed "the ghost dress" (likening its so flowy, so oversized shape to that of a large bedsheet with a hole cut out for my head).
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Japanese photographer's family portraits are literally breathtaking

Having a family portrait taken by Haruhiko Kawaguchi comes with one unusual condition: That he wrap your entire house in plastic and then vacuum-seal you into an airtight bag.
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Gianni Versace's lavish New York mansion is on sale for $70M

Gianni Versace's former townhouse in Manhattan has gone on sale for $70 million.
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You can get unlimited summer travel for $9.50 in this European country

A whole month of unlimited transport for just $9.50 -- that's a great deal at any time, but in a time of fuel price hikes, rocketing car rental rates and a worldwide cost of living crisis, it becomes unbeatable.
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She sat next to the annoying guy on the plane. Then they fell in love

The first time Krystina Burton met Gabriel Solberg, she rolled her eyes.
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The world's best fried foods

People have never been able to resist the crunchy craving of deep-fried food.
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The remarkable story behind one of Asia's most beautiful trains

Taiwan's first-ever gourmet dining train has just hit the tracks -- and this stunning creation is earning fast fans not just for its food, but for its appearance, too.
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23 of the world's best sandwiches

Is there a food more humble yet universally adored than the sandwich?
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Hot Wheels launches first remote-controlled wheelchair toy in partnership with Paralympian

Hot Wheels is expanding representation for kids who use wheelchairs -- with the company's first-ever remote-controlled wheelchair toy.
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Horrified by the surge of anti-Asian violence, she's giving her community tools to protect themselves

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, attacks on Asian Americans have surged across the country. In the first half of 2021, New York City alone saw a 395% increase over the previous year in reported anti-Asian hate crimes.
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Florida deputy climbs building to rescue a baby from an Orlando apartment fire

A Florida deputy climbed the outside of an apartment building to rescue a one-year-old girl from a fire early Saturday and the dramatic scene was captured on the deputy's body camera, officials said.
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Boris Johnson pictured drinking at No 10 lockdown event

The photos published by ITV News show Boris Johnson holding up a glass at a leaving do in November 2020.
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says Iran made her confess as condition of release

Iran made a last-minute release demand at the airport with a UK official present, the former prisoner says.
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Imran Ahmad Khan: Ex-MP jailed for sex assault on teenage boy

Former Wakefield Conservative MP Imran Ahmad Khan is sentenced to 18 months in jail for the assault.
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Downing Street says it instigated Sue Gray meeting about party report

The civil servant is expected to publish her findings on lockdown breaches in government within days.
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Queen uses buggy to visit Chelsea Flower Show

The Queen makes another public appearance as she is driven around the flower show in west London.
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Wrexham: Man dies after being bitten by dog at house

Police say the dog was put down by a vet at the scene of the attack.
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ScotRail and drivers' union return to pay talks

Hundreds of services were cut on Monday in a temporary timetable to cope with driver shortages.
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Monkeypox: UK discovers 36 more cases

It brings the total number of infections to 57, say UK health officials.
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Birmingham Children's Hospital worker held on suspicion of poisoning child

The woman, 27, is suspended from Birmingham Children's Hospital after the sudden death of a child.
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Gene-edited tomatoes could soon be sold in England

A bill is to be introduced in Parliament in two days' time to allow the commercial growing of gene-edited crops in England.
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Llanfair school bus crash: Three children flown to hospital

A school bus has crashed into a group of children in a rural mid Wales town.
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Kurt Zouma: West Ham defender prosecuted for three animal welfare offences

West Ham defender Kurt Zouma will appear in court after being accused of three offences under the Animal Welfare Act for allegedly harming his cat.
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ScotRail: Why have hundreds of trains been cancelled?

About 700 daily services have been axed in Scotland in a dispute between unions and rail bosses.
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'I was repeatedly ignored' - report finds maternity racism

The charity Birthrights conducted a year-long investigation into "racial injustice" in maternity care.
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'Please let our dogs be with us' - Ukrainians parted from pets

One family arrived in Cardiff via Dover but their dogs have been sent to kennels in Blackpool.
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'Welcome to Luton' stunt panics Gatwick Airport arrivals

YouTuber, Max Fosh, says the "prank" is to put smiles on faces and is sorry for any confusion caused.
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Spaghetti Junction at 50: What lies beneath?

Images capture life below one of the UK's best known road structures on eve of its 50th birthday.
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Coventry 'buzzing' ahead of Radio 1's Big weekend

Music fans say they are looking forward to soaking up the atmosphere at Coventry's War Memorial park.
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'How the state tried to silence my abusive agent expose'

BBC News reporter Daniel De Simone on his courtroom fight to reveal how an MI5 agent abused women.
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Queen tours Chelsea Flower Show in golf buggy

This year's show includes a Platinum Jubilee floral tribute to the monarch's 70 year reign.
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe tells BBC she was forced to sign confession in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she was told she couldn't get on the plane home without signing the papers.
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Carol Kirkwood: BBC weather presenter reveals engagement live on air

Weather presenter Carol Kirkwood is spotted with a "giant rock" on her finger as she reveals engagement.
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Professor Brian Cox: Maybe humans are the Martians

The renowned physicist reflects on whether civilisation, like us, exists in other galaxies.
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Special Olympics: Teaching Makaton to help win football medals

Liam is non-verbal and communicates with his teammates using a mixture of symbols, signs and speech.
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Laura Jones: The former grid girl who wants to be a racing driver

After starting her career on the track as a grid girl, Laura Jones is set on driving her own car.
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North East Ambulance Service: Cover-up claims to be probed by government

The government will investigate if North East Ambulance Service withheld details of patient deaths.
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Abertillery: Outrage after Raheem Bailey loses finger

Celebrities back a boy who lost a finger reportedly fleeing bullies and his school closes for a day.
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Scotland's first monkeypox patient in hospital

Contacts of the person are being offered the smallpox vaccine, Public Health Scotland confirms.
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NI Protocol: Unilateral action 'will not work', say US politicians

A delegation from the US Congress is visiting the UK and Ireland amid heightened tensions over the NI Protocol.
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Ava White: Boy showed 'callous disregard after stabbing girl'

A boy accused of murdering 12-year-old Ava White took selfies after the stabbing, a court hears.
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Ceremonies open daylong memorial at former Kamloops residential school

As the sun poked out from behind the mountains in Kamloops, B.C., early Monday morning, dozens of people gathered at the Tk?emlúps Powwow Arbour to mark the one-year anniversary of the announcement that potential unmarked graves had been found at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.
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Canadians could have 15 more national parks by 2030

Canadians could have 15 more national parks by 2030. The federal government has mandated Parks Canada to create a network of national urban parks. Here's where it's at and what's to be learned from the only example we have so far, Rouge.
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In Niagara Falls, Ont., high gas prices aren't keeping tourists away but border confusion still a worry

Soaring gas prices may mean some people will stay close to home this summer, but Niagara Falls, Ont., is so far seeing no shortage of visitors as the tourism season picks up.
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Winnipeg's Grace Hospital emergency room 'at the breaking point,' nurse says

At any given time, as many as 20 patients are waiting in the hallway. Jan Wynn's 90-year-old father spent seven hours in a hallway. "I didn't want anybody to forget that he was there."
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How this man fought for $5,200 after a travel agency spent his airline vouchers — on other clients

A Brampton, Ont., man was owed more than $5,200 in airline vouchers after his flights were cancelled in the early days of the pandemic. But instead, his travel agency used them to pay for other people's trips. He's one of thousands of people battling with travel agencies over airline vouchers.
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Montreal police issued more public health tickets in diverse neighbourhoods, study finds

A study that analyzed 31,845 tickets issued for public health violations by Quebec police during the first 15 months of the pandemic found there was a higher concentration of fines in some of Montreal’s more diverse neighbourhoods.
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First Canadian rare earth mine starts shipping concentrate from N.W.T.

Canada has begun supplying the world with minerals critical to a greener economy with the country's first rare earth mine, Nechalacho Mine located in N.W.T., delivering concentrated ore.
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Crash site of small plane that disappeared from radar in April found in Lake Superior Provincial Park

The wreckage of a small plane that disappeared last month in northern Ontario with two men aboard has been located in Lake Superior Provincial Park.
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After a pandemic renaissance, Canada's drive-ins still have stories to tell

Many enjoyed a resurgence in the last few years when restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic forced entertainment outdoors. But with indoor theatres reopened, what’s the outlook for the country’s drive-in industry?
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What Ontario's major political parties are promising on public transit

The four major political parties are promising billions in transit spending. All of them pledge expand transit networks, and three of them say they'll subsidize fares and operations. Here's what they're promising.
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Local talent on new pro team look to fuel Montreal's rise as a basketball city

Montreal has a new professional basketball team and it's loaded with local talent. Players aren't just out rack up wins, they want to contribute to Montreal's growing reputation as a basketball city.
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Why the owners of floating homes in Toronto are worried about their neighbourhood's future

Residents in a neighbourhood of floating homes at the Scarborough Bluffs have been without leases since last month and some say they're worried they might have to leave if they can't get the problem resolved.
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Some Jif peanut butter products recalled in Canada due to potential salmonella risk

The makers of Jif peanut butter are urging Canadians to check their recent purchases as they issue a recall for some products due to potential salmonella contamination.
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Soaring fuel prices hamper Canadians' long-awaited travel plans

After two years of lockdowns and travel restrictions, many Canadians are eager to travel. But while travellers no longer have to worry about a Covid-19 test to return home, they face a new hurdle: skyrocketing fuel costs.
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Why there is no fencing, safety equipment or lifeguards at Peggys Cove

There have been multiple drownings over the decades at iconic Peggys Cove near Halifax, including one in April. With another tourist season approaching, CBC News looks at why some safety measures proposed over the years were abandoned or never implemented.
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Hundreds of international students in limbo after Scarborough, Ont., college suspends spring enrolment

Approximately 400 international students studying at a private school in Scarborough say they are under extreme emotional distress after the college suspended their enrolment.
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Steven Del Duca vows he will win his riding, Doug Ford begs to differ

If there is one riding in the province the Ontario Liberals most desperately want to win on election night, it's Vaughan-Woodbridge, where party leader Steven Del Duca is running.
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Marineland, in Niagara Falls, Ont., bans lawyer, filmmaker and scientist among others from entering park

Marineland has banned a number of people from its premises, some of whom have never visited the Niagara Falls, Ont., tourist attraction, days before the facility was set to open for the season.
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