Newsstand: June 5, 2009
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Newsstand: June 5, 2009

Talks halted as city, CUPE cite other’s bad faith (Toronto Star): “A dispute over sick time has derailed talks between the City of Toronto and its biggest union local, with each accusing the other of bargaining in bad faith.” [More coverage in the Globe and the Post.]
Woman Found Not Guilty In Bedroom Axe Murder (CityNews): “They told the judge they couldn’t decide on the guilt or innocence of a woman accused of a horrible crime. But on Thursday, the panel judging Ashleigh Pechulak’s fate came back with a stunning verdict—not guilty of first-degree murder.” [More coverage in the Post and the Star.]
Police urge sex partners of HIV patient to get tested (Globe and Mail): “Toronto police are asking anyone who has had sex with a 46-year-old Toronto man to get tested after the man was arrested for allegedly having unprotected sex without disclosing his HIV-positive status.”
Cop honoured as ‘best among best’ (Toronto Sun): “Toronto cop Ann-Marie Tupling was moved by the plight of a family whose young daughter was caught in the talons of a pimp. Known as ‘Sweet Marie,’ her eyes teared as she accepted the 2009 Toronto Police Officer of the Year Award for her work in finding the 16-year-old girl and then bringing to court the Markham man, now 24, who allegedly lived off her.” [More coverage in the Post.]
Group unveils bid for 2nd Toronto NHL team (Toronto Star): “One of the greatest hockey players who never made the NHL because of his race, and a politically connected Liberal fundraiser are the latest to join an ever-growing line of people interested in bringing another hockey team to this city.”
Wavedeck curves, dips on waterfront (National Post): “The whimsical wavedeck bridge under construction at Lower Simcoe Street will be open for public use next Thursday, says Adriaan Geuze, the Dutch mastermind behind the city’s gradually improving waterfront.”
Have Nose, Will Travel: Dog Detective Finds Lost Pets (CityNews): “If you have a dog or a cat, you know the fear—someday they may get out of your home or your yard and disappear, lost in a place you can never find them.”