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Woman who saved pig's bacon gets helping hand after mother's home burns down

A woman who took a stand — and won some hearts — when she came to the rescue of a piglet named Peaches, is now getting some help herself, after her childhood home burned to the ground. 260 more words

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Egan: From Brittons to General Store books, print makes for hard copy

The printed word is off to a bad start in 2015. Damn you, digital.

Argosy Books, a 30-year fixture on Dalhousie Street, closed Jan. 1. In the Glebe, Brittons — which carried more newspapers and magazines than almost anyone in town — unexpectedly shut its doors on the weekend, ending an almost 50-year run on Bank Street near Fifth Avenue. 698 more words

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Man sentenced to 13 years in prison for deadly stabbing

An Arnprior man going through withdrawal plunged a butcher knife twice into his friend’s heart to get a fix of cocaine, a Renfrew court heard Friday. 216 more words

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Reevely: Regional planning or UN plot? Depends who you ask

A regional plan for Eastern Ontario’s long-term growth is a bad idea because it would serve a hidden United Nations agenda to impoverish the developed world, suggest two conservative legislators. 716 more words

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Tag, you're it: Renfrew seeks a new slogan

Renfrew County is having a contest to find a new tagline, an important expression of its easily identifiable charms.

The old one — Renfrew: Way the Hell Over Here — was thought to be unsuitable for a modern, emerging people and a transitioning economy. 774 more words

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