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Battalion are the Beasts of the East! Win Eastern Conference Championship in four game sweep

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Flood Watch continues

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Area waterways continue to experience the spring melt and the Conservation Authority says water flows remain high.

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Triplex on Galt Street proposal to undergo further review

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housing construction About a handful of North Bay residents turned out to a public meeting regarding a Galt Street rezoning issue. Residents were concerned over parking as well as changing the neighborhoods characteristics.

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Near North Board has decision to make regarding declining numbers

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nndsbThere are three area high schools under the control of the Near North District School Board. With 2,063 students combined at Widdifield, West Ferris, and Chippewa, Chair of the Board Dave Thompson says these numbers aren’t high enough, and are actually in decline.

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Police Wrap

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Police (north bay)North Bay Police are reporting an incident has led to charges for a city woman.  It’s alleged a 27 year old woman requested a cigarette after approaching another woman, who was using a walker, in the King and Ferguson Streets area around 230pm Tuesday. 

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Council discusses hike in insurance premiums

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City hall2A 20% increase in the city’s insurance premiums was the focus of a report presented at Council Tuesday night.  Deputy Mayor Tanya Vrebosch says they are hoping to only see a 7% increase, as the report suggests increasing their deductible to $50,000.

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2 Catholic schools the focus of a public meeting involving accommodations

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schoolsOn May 27th The Nipissing Parry-Sound Catholic District School Board will make their final decision regarding John XXIII and Corpus Christi.   Tuesday evening, members of the public were encouraged to discuss their concerns with the Accommodations Review Committee’s recommended option.

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A Taste For Life for a good cause!

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AIDS CommitteeSeven local restaurants are involved in supporting the AIDS Committee of North Bay and area. Kirk Titmuss is the Communications Coordinator for the committee.  He says the idea is pretty simple you go out to dinner at either Average Joe’s, Farina Ristorante, Lu Lu’s Bar and Grill, My Thai Palace, Raven and Republic, Pinewood Park Restaurant or Zorba’s Grill and 25 per cent of your bill supports the AIDS Committee.

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Bobby Orr trophy within reach for the Battalion (AUDIO)

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OHL-North-Bay-vs-Oshawa_210x155The Battalion, in their first year in North Bay, are a win away from competing for the OHL championship.  They won their 5th straight playoff game 5-3 over Oshawa Tuesday night and now lead the Eastern Conference final 3 games to none.

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Over 70 jobs created with new project in Burk’s Falls

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highway-1421812-m Highway infrastructure is being improved near Burk’s Falls and the province says it’s creating jobs.
A $7.3 million contract has been awarded to improve service roads providing local access to Highway 11 near Burk’s Falls. 

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