Newsstand: July 10, 2009
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Newsstand: July 10, 2009

Missing woman found dead in car trunk (Globe and Mail): “It was around 8:30 Tuesday morning when Consuelo (Connie) Valencia-Russo left her well-manicured North York semi-detached home, where she lived with her son and elderly mother.” [More coverage in the Post and the Sun.]
Toronto mayor urges U.S. tourists to visit city despite garbage strike (CP24): “American tourists should continue visiting Toronto despite a strike by city workers that has left mounds of rotting garbage throughout the city, Mayor David Miller said in an interview with CNN on Thursday.”
Miller, unions bashed in poll (Toronto Star): “The only thing that angers Torontonians more than its mayor, according to a new Toronto Star/Angus Reid poll, is the city’s striking unions.”
More police officers in neighbourhoods pay off with 30% drop in crime: chief (National Post): “Flooding neighbourhoods with hundreds of uniform officers has contributed to a 30% drop in overall crime in the city since 2005, Chief Bill Blair, pictured, said yesterday.”
The price of publicity (Toronto Sun): “The YWCA is evicting a tenant who complained publicly about assault, death threats, drugs and alleged prostitution in a housing residence run by the agency. Patricia Huculak, a 39-year-old mother of two living in the YWCA’s Riverdale apartment for battered women, received an eviction notice Wednesday afternoon that gives her until Aug. 31 to move out.”
Non-white patients face donor shortage (Toronto Star): “Steven Pho would be eight times more likely to beat his leukemia if he were Caucasian.”

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