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U.S. watchdog: Nursing home deaths up 32 per cent in 2020 amid pandemic

WASHINGTON — Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32% last year, with two devastating spikes eight months…

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3-year-old boy drowns on his birthday while visiting family in Ohio

A 3-year-old Texas boy drowned on his birthday while visiting family in Ohio last week, authorities said Monday. Austin Smith…

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Hockey

Isles F Barzal ejected from loss after cross check

TAMPA, Fla. — New York Islanders star Mathew Barzal was ejected from Game 5 of their series against the Tampa…

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College Football

Rubio: Grant ex-Navy CB waiver to play for Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. — Florida Senator Marco Rubio penned a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to assist former Navy…

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Baseball

HOF returns to standard seating for ’20 induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Baseball Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony is returning to its standard seating format, opening the door…

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Canada

Collingwood clock tower lit up in orange for National Indigenous Day

COLLINGWOOD, ONT. — The town hall clock tower in Collingwood has been lit orange in honour of National Indigenous Peoples…

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Canada

This year’s National Indigenous Peoples Day one of reflection and change

TORONTO — Twenty five years ago, Indigenous groups and Canada set aside June 21 to recognize and celebrate National Indigenous…

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Canada

Dozens of Mississauga homes to remain evacuated overnight due to gas leak

TORONTO — Residents from nearly 30 homes in Mississauga will be spending the night somewhere else because of a gas…

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Canada

London Children’s Museum founder Carol Johnston passes away

LONDON, ONT. — The founder and longtime supporter of the London Children’s Museum passed away over the weekend. A museum…

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College Basketball

Bacot backs away from NBA draft, returns to UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina big man Armando Bacot is returning for his junior season after making himself eligible…

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