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Rolling a 5 pound wheel of cheese down the street isn't as easy as it looks (5 photos)

Rolling a 5 pound wheel of cheese down the street isn't as easy as it looks (5 photos)

GuelphToday's Tony Saxon just didn't want to finish last in Festival Italiano's "celebrity" cheese roll event
Missing kayaker swims to shore after being stranded on Lake Simcoe

Missing kayaker swims to shore after being stranded on Lake Simcoe

Man swims to shore several hours after storm capsizes kayak on Lake Simcoe near Gilford
Want to pilot a 3,000-horsepower racing boat this summer?

Want to pilot a 3,000-horsepower racing boat this summer?

Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with summer Poker Run
Free WIFI coming to North Bay's downtown bus terminal?

Free WIFI coming to North Bay's downtown bus terminal?

“We would start with a one-year trial and in that year we will be able to see how much usage it gets.”
Don't eat these red peppers

Don't eat these red peppers

Some of them may be contaminated with salmonella
Ever taken a payday loan? You may be entitled to cash from lawsuit

Ever taken a payday loan? You may be entitled to cash from lawsuit

Borrowers from The Cash Store and Instaloans encouraged to seek more information
Ministry pushing boards to close schools as enrolment falls, director of ed. says

Ministry pushing boards to close schools as enrolment falls, director of ed. says

Rainbow Board losing up to 300 students a year as schools running at 67% capacity on average
FedNor cuts to broadband expansion hurts economy, says Angus

FedNor cuts to broadband expansion hurts economy, says Angus

But FedNor says a Canada-wide program will cover broadband Internet needs
Climb aboard a search and rescue Herc with Sudbury.com

Climb aboard a search and rescue Herc with Sudbury.com

Sudbury.com staff shoot photos and video of rescue squadron and volunteers during high-altitude simulated exercises
Are these the Tory leaders who could win Northern Ontario?

Are these the Tory leaders who could win Northern Ontario?

Patrick Brown and Rona Ambrose seek to rebuild the provincial and federal branches of the party, and they're courting the North to help do it