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Guelph Olympian falls just short of making final

Guelph Olympian falls just short of making final

Seccafien finishes 11th in 5,000 metre semifinal
Sault siblings remember heroic father (6 photos)

Sault siblings remember heroic father (6 photos)

Ron Giddens fought in epic Second World War battle while brother was in POW camp; wrote memoirs years later
Firebugs starting forest fires?

Firebugs starting forest fires?

A person can be held responsible for the costs of extinguishing a forest fire, as well as for any property damage incurred.
Twister sightings on Manitoulin Island

Twister sightings on Manitoulin Island

Wild weather spotted on the island this afternoon
Crab apple shakedown at the university is benefiting the community

Crab apple shakedown at the university is benefiting the community

If you’ve been on campus at the University of Guelph over the last few weeks you may have seen folks in crab apple trees shaking the fruit right
Orillia firefighters rescue man trapped in car during flood

Orillia firefighters rescue man trapped in car during flood

Huge downpour takes us from drought to drenched

VIDEO: Sip on this while you watch the Olympics

With eyes around the world on Rio, Brazil is hoping to see its national drink gain some exposure internationally as well. SooToday's Jasmyn Rowley stopped by The Barrelhouse on Queen Street to learn how to make a caipirinha cocktail. 
Northern Ontario neglected, opposition says

Northern Ontario neglected, opposition says

They aren’t standing up for what the North wants...
Could Angus become the next NDP leader?

Could Angus become the next NDP leader?

Longtime Timmins-James Bay MP is mentioned as a potential victor
Building hope for Lesotho

Building hope for Lesotho

Bracelet of Hope founder envisions new HIV/AIDS clinic for Lesotho