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After delays, cost overruns, and tragedy, a subway to Vaughan is complete
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:04:46 EST

The $3.2-billion project extends the subway network outside of Toronto for the first time, but critics wonder if it's money well spent.
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Police investigating possible murder-suicide in deaths of billionaire and his wife
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:32:01 EST

The bodies of Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found in their North York mansion just before noon Friday.
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Rosie DiManno: His letters to a girlfriend were the undoing of Dellen Millard
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:12:49 EST

It was a batch of letters from killer Millard to girlfriend Christina Noudga that proved the coup de grâce for the prosecutors in the trial into Laura Babcock’s murder, Rosie Dimanno writes.
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Held in maximum security without charge, she begged her husband to get her out. A week later, Teresa Gratton was dead
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 06:00:00 EST

Teresa Michelle Gratton, 50, a beloved wife and mother and a permanent resident of Canada, died Oct. 30 after she was found in medical distress inside a Milton jail. A month earlier, the Canada Border Services Agency had detained her, looking to deport her to the U.S. This is her story.
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Annual carol concert brings in $44,067 for kids this Christmas
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:45:00 EST

The Christmas Carol Concert, which marks its 40th anniversary next year, has been a long-time supporter of the Star’s Santa Claus Fund.
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Hunter Harrison, railway executive who led turnarounds at CP and CN, dies at 73
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:35:57 EST

American railroad giant CSX announced the death of its current chief executive on Saturday, saying Harrison died in Wellington, Fla. Harrison, who engineered dramatic turnarounds at Canadian Pacific and Canadian National went on medical leave from CSX earlier this week.
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Dellen Millard, Mark Smich found guilty of murder in Laura Babcock’s death
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:08:50 EST

Millard and Smich had pleaded not guilty to the charges related to the death of 23-year-old Babcock, whose body has not been found. Babcock’s family and several jurors cried as the verdict was read out, amid quiet cheers from the courtroom.
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‘Fetus’, ‘transgender’ and diversity — just a few of the words the U.S. Centers for Disease Control are forbidden from using
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:58:00 EST

Policy analysts at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention have reportedly been told to avoid using words including “science-based,” “transgender” and “vulnerable,” when preparing documents for next year’s budget.
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A Virginia jury convicted a 19-year-old maid for stealing. Then they paid her fine
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:10:47 EST

The jurors agreed that the teen, pregnant with her second child, had made a dumb mistake. But they also felt she was guilty — so they fined her the equivalent of one day’s wages, and then paid the $60 for her.
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Fuelled by surging winds, massive California wildfire triggers new evacuations
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:43:59 EST

The 11-day-old Thomas fire surging through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties had devoured some 1,000 square kilometres of brush and timber and burned more than 1,000 buildings, including well over 750 homes.
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6-year-old boy dies in hospital after Hwy. 403 crash near Mavis Rd.
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:14:24 EST

A pregnant woman and male driver were also taken to hospital in critical condition, but have stabilized. The crash happened on Hwy. 403 near Mavis Rd. Friday.
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She was ‘the woman who loses all the babies.’ Then she learned what might have saved them
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST

In developing countries, there are many like her, whose children have died of Rh disease. Yet the illness, which decades ago was defeated in the West, has a simple cure. Now, a Toronto doctor is helping to lead an international effort to save hundreds of thousands of babies.
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