Toronto student Soohyun Park took top prize at the CanSpell Cup nashional spelling bee. Her corect spelling of ‘hypobulia’ trumped ‘cerumen’ and ‘moiety’.
A Virginia Tech student gunned down 33 of his classmates yesterday, the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Shortly after 3:00 a.m., a three alarm fire gutted a house at Spadina and Baldwin, between College and Dundas. One southbound lane on Spadina is closed to traffic, but the streetcar is running normally.
Toronto’s health board will ask the province to change its strict policy on street food. Where are all the knishes, arepas and giant salty pretzels that diversify NYC’s street menu? Salmonella and hepatitis be damned, where are all the noodle stands?
Toronto’s smallest house is up for sale. Located at 128 Day Avenue near St. Clair West and Dufferin, the 300-square foot house is built in what should have been an urban driveway. I can think of better ways to spend $139,000.
The elbow sprain heard ’round the city: Blue Jays closer B.J. Ryan will be out of the game for 4-6 weeks recovering from his injury, but won’t require surgery. Mighty third baseman Troy Glaus has also been placed on the disabled list.
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