Newsstand: June 12, 2009
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Newsstand: June 12, 2009

Rain puts damper on Bolt’s flash at Toronto meet (CBC): “Despite the conditions, the star of the Festival of Excellence, world record holder and triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt, still managed to give the soldout crowd some excitement, generating a buzz the sport of track and field hasn’t seen in Canada in more than a decade.”

eHealth’s Choco Bites consultant steps down
(Toronto Star): “An eHealth Ontario consultant who was paid $2,700 a day—and still charged taxpayers $1.65 for Tim Hortons tea and $3.99 for Choco Bites—left the troubled agency yesterday…”
Miller warns unions as strike deadline looms (Globe and Mail): “With a strike deadline by garbage and other workers only ten days away, Mayor David Miller yesterday warned union leaders that they have to take into account the troubled economy and the city’s strained finances as negotiations drag on.”
Teen stabbed (Toronto Sun): “A 19-year-old man, who was apparently trying to turn his life around to provide a better future for his girlfriend and their one-year-old daughter, is in critical condition after being jumped by up to five assailants and stabbed at a plaza in a violence-plagued Scarborough neighbourhood yesterday.”
Toddler, 3 struck by car expected to survive (Toronto Star): “The 3-year-old Mississauga boy injured in a hit-and-run “is going to be all right,” a family member said last night.”

U.S. to boost Canada border presence by 45%
(National Post): “Just days after a passport requirement for Canadians crossing U.S. land borders took effect, the United States is preparing to dispatch 700 more agents to patrol its northern border, the Ottawa Citizen has learned.”
Red Wings, Penguins ready to give all in Game 7 (CBC): “The Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins face off for the seventh and final time [tonight]…and to the victors go the spoils—the Stanley Cup.”

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