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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter smiles as he waits to receive an honorary degree at York University on Oct. 14, 2005 in Toronto. Carter, the former American boxer imprisoned nearly 20 years for three murders before the convictions were overturned, has died at his home in Toronto. He was 76. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies in Toronto

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Eurico Da Silva and Up With The Birds race to victory in the Breeders' Stakes.

Up With The Birds named Canada's Horse of the Year

MILTON — It was a banner year for Up With The Birds — one capped with a Sovereign Award as Canada’s Horse of the Year.

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In this June 28, 2013 photo, tourists walk on the shore of the Raymond les bains beach in Jacmel, Haiti. Although its sandy white beaches may rival any country in the Caribbean, Haiti's troubled past has set the country far behind its neighbours when it comes to tourism. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Dieu Nalio Chery

Canadian tourists head back to Haiti

Canadian visits to Haiti on rise as country continues tourism push

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Father and sons of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, wait for his body to arrive at Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The Sherpa people are one of the main ethnic groups in Nepal's alpine region, and many make their living as climbing guides on Everest and other Himalayan peaks. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

Everest search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa killed in mountain's deadliest avalanche

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UFO over Cobourg; Trailer Park Boys return lead your top 5

UFO over Cobourg; Trailer Park Boys return lead your top 5

What articles caught your eye this week? Here are the top five stories on OurWindsor.ca for April 13-19, 2014

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Buddhists pray during a service to wish for safe return of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol, at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Park Dong-joo) KOREA OUT

10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry by divers

Captain, 2 crew members of sunken SKorean ferry arrested; confirmed death toll climbs to 32

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Pot recall issued by Health Canada

Pot recall issued by Health Canada

Medicinal pot users are being warned not to spark up the Purple Kush.

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City of Windsor: Municipal sports fields to open in May

City of Windsor: Municipal sports fields to open in May

The City of Windsor Parks and Recreation department is advising residents that all municipal sports fields remain out-of-bounds for team...

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'Not criminally responsible' law misses point: Critics

Vince Li and Richard Kachkar have become poster boys for a Tory bill on mentally ill offenders — but the new law wouldn't...

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VIDEO: Meteor-like fireball explodes over Russia

Observers in the Russian city of Murmansk saw a late-night fireball streak across the sky Saturday night.

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Flood threat eases in New Brunswick village

Water levels in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick drop more than a metre overnight

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Paska bread on display at Nana's Bakery April 17.

Easter deserts

Paska bread on display at Nana's Bakery April 17.

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A woman participates in  group exercise at Dolce Vita Retirement Living April 14.

Expansion of senior exercise...

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John Elliott, Ward 2 candidate

2014 Municipal Candidates

John Elliott, Ward 2 candidate

Three types of yummy -- my chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

Sweet Revenge Bakeshop

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Pieter van Oudenaren shows off his two winning cheeses. Left: A sheep's milk cheese called Lenberg Farms Reserve by Celebrity Tania Sheep Cheese. Right: A goat's cheese called Lenberg Farms Classic Reserve by Celebrity Lindsay Bandaged Cheddar.

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Passengers on flight warned about measles

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned to watch out for measles