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Born inside Beltway, Kavanaugh part of GOP legal elite

Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a Republican White House and now is an influential member of what is often called the second most powerful court in the country. The 53-year-old Kavanaugh was even born inside the Beltway and has lived there virtually his entire life. “He can still recite the section and seat numbers of the upper deck seats his dad hadRead More


‘Bridging North America’ to design and build cable-stayed Gordie Howe Bridge

Gordie Howe Bridge concept cable-stayed

Rich Garton, CTV Windsor Published Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:36AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:58AM EDT The builder who will construct the Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor and Detroit was announced today in Windsor, Ont. The preferred proponent ‘Bridging North America’ will soon start construction on an 853 metre cable-stayed span, being touted by Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority officials as the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America. WDBA communications director Mark Butler says “it’s going to be as tall as the Ren Center,” one of mostRead More


Construction to widen a portion of Bow Trail Southwest about to begin

Bow Trail widening

Motorists in southwest Calgary will soon be driving into more road construction when the city officially kicks off the Bow Trail Southwest widening project Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m.       It will include adding an eastbound and westbound lane between Old Banff Coach Road and 85th Street Southwest. The project will also see pathways on the north and south side of Bow Trail to Old Banff Coach Road and Strathcona Boulevard extended to allow for better walking and cycling connections between the communities, the speed limit will be reduced to 60Read More


Heritage group in small N.S. town says part of history stolen

Heritage group in small N.S. town says part of history stolen

People in a small community in Nova Scotia’s Cumberland County say part of their history has been stolen. Thieves broke into a 175-year-old house stole artifacts from inside and ransacked the historic Seamon House. Members of the Minudie Heritage Association are still trying to account for all the stolen artifacts that used to be in the home of the descendants of Amos Seamon. When the last descendent died, the vacant home was given to the local heritage association. “It makes me very sad to think that somebody would come intoRead More


Cambridge townhouse fire deemed suspicious

Dundas Street fire

A fire at a townhouse complex in Cambridge’s east end is believed to have been set intentionally. Fire crews were called to the townhouses on Dundas Street South near Fitzgerald Drive, east of Franklin Boulevard, around 5 p.m. Structure Fire on Dundas Street close to Fitzgerald Drive. Avoid the area if possible. — Cambridge Fire Dept (@CambridgeFD) June 12, 2018 Significant damage was seen at the back of one of the townhouses. Further details were not immediately available. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


City committee wants to play it safe with cannabis rules at public events

Cannabis

Calgary is one step closer to allowing pot smoking at concerts and festivals, but regulations could end up keeping marijuana confined to particular areas of those events. A city committee, looking into the creation of marijuana bylaws in the city, has voted in favour of a a bylaw that would allow events to apply add areas on their venues for people to smoke and vape cannabis. According to the results of a survey completed by thousands of Calgarians, 57 percent said that pot should be allowed within defined zones whileRead More


Alberta woman says beaver attack left her pit bull needing 40 stitches

Alberta woman says beaver attack left her pit bull needing 40 stitches

Nick Kirmse, CTVNews.ca Published Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:40PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:51PM EDT An Alberta woman is warning fellow pet owners to be careful around water after she says her pit bull dog was viciously attacked by a group of beavers. Gabbie Andrews was walking her three dogs along a popular trail in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. last Thursday when she says three beavers attacked eight-year-old Kilo. Andrews says she saw three beavers slapping their tails on the water before diving under, surrounding her dogs. SheRead More


Neighbours rejoice as notorious home up for sale

Neighbours rejoice as notorious home up for sale

Neighbours claim the Courtenay home has hosted drug activity for years – and say it’s the same home where a window was shot out last week. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Hospital officials still looking for funding for a second cath table

Hospital officials still looking for funding for a second cath table

Officials at Windsor Regional Hospital are still looking for funding for a second table at the catheterization lab. President and CEO David Musyj says tells CTV News the funding was promised four years ago. “To say we are in 2018 and we haven’t moved ahead is a big disappointment,” says Musyj. The first cath table was installed at WRH in 2005, and was replaced in March. WRH says the lab, inside the Ouellette campus performs around three thousand operations every year. Musyj says that number could double if the provincialRead More


Police search for missing woman in Thompson

Dianne Mae Bignell

CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:28AM CST Last Updated Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:33AM CST Thompson RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find missing 60-year-old Dianne Mae Bignell. Police said she was last seen around the Juniper Street area of Thompson at 8:30 a.m. on May 17. Bignell is described as five feet four inches, with a heavy build, grey shoulder length hair, brown eyes and wears glasses. Police are concerned for her well-being and anyone with information is asked to call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6911.Read More