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Willie predicts an early spring

Wiarton Willie has predicted an early spring! The groundhog in South Bruce Peninsula didn't see his shadow at 8:07 a.m. on Thursday morning, meaning sprin gis on the way.

A crowd is starting to gather in Wiarton for Wiarton Willie's annual prediction, Feb. 2, 2023. (Scott Miller/CTV News London)

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Take Me Home Tuesday: Donny

In this week's episode of Take Me Home Tuesday, we are featuring a three-year-old pup that was transferred to the Sudbury SPCA shelter from another centre.

Sault Ste. Marie

Take Me Home Tuesday: Donny

In this week's episode of Take Me Home Tuesday, we are featuring a three-year-old pup that was transferred to the Sudbury SPCA shelter from another centre.

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Take Me Home Tuesday: Donny

In this week's episode of Take Me Home Tuesday, we are featuring a three-year-old pup that was transferred to the Sudbury SPCA shelter from another centre.

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Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

Authorities in Western Australia on Wednesday recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 1,400-kilometre Outback highway last month in what an official said was like finding the needle in the haystack.

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After Tyre Nichols funeral, Biden faces pressure on policing

In Washington progress on police brutality appears difficult, if not unlikely. Bipartisan efforts to reach an agreement on policing legislation stalled more than a year ago, and President Joe Biden ended up instead signing an executive order named for George Floyd, whose murder at the hands of Minneapolis police set off nationwide protests nearly three years ago.

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: HOW THEY WORK

Few and far between: population density in northern Ontario

No matter how many pages of the budget you go through line-by-line, some key factors in northeastern Ontario make annual budgeting a challenge.

Algonquin Boulevard East in Timmins by City Hall. (CTV Northern Ontario file)

Between a rock and a hard place: local government in northeastern Ontario

Despite a long list of responsibilities, local governments have the least power and are heavily regulated by the province.

Public lookout at Newmont Porcupine's Hollinger open pit mine in Timmins. (Lydia Chubak/CTV Northern Ontario)

Northeastern Ontario politicians reflect on their time at city hall

One of the biggest surprises many newly elected city councillors face is just how complicated it is to get things done – and that they are not the boss of every city staffer they meet.

Public hearing at Sudbury's city hall

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