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GTA - Thousands of Americans are expected to float down the St. Clair River this Sunday. The border is closed. The current is strong. The pandemic persists. What could possibly go wrong? 6 mins ago

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Breakaway Blog - Opinion - Mailbag: What is wrong with the Maple Leafs? This week, the big question is "What went wrong?" Was it the Shanaplan? Was it the coach? Was it the players? You had a lot to get off your chest. Rightly so. 38 mins ago

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GTA - Police release shocking video of shooting ambush that killed 45-year-old Scarborough man - 44 mins ago

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GTA - 'Parents are so stressed out.' Confusion reigns as parents asked to make quick back-to-school decisions - The deadline for registration looms on while parents await sufficient information around class sizes, safety protocols, and what online learning will actually look like. 19 hrs ago

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CPP Investments reports 5.6 per cent return in Q1 in broad rally from March low

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United States - Trump's younger brother, Robert, is hospitalized in New York - 3 mins ago

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Middle East -- Families of Lebanese blast victims plead for outside inquiry

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United States -- Chicago officials pledge swift response to theft, vandalism

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Entertainment - Opinion - Vinay Menon: Tom Cruise won't run with other actors onscreen and we deserve to know why - 8 mins ago

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Canada - Are Canadian doctors sending their kids to school this fall? Here's how they're weighing the risks of COVID-19 - 3 hrs ago

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GTA - Toronto school board says it needs more space, more time to prepare for smaller classes. The city says it can help - In order to create smaller class sizes, school reopening may need to be delayed a week, TDSB chair Alexander Brown says. 1 hr ago

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How Mafia and outlaw bikers are using GTA street gangs as a 'disposable army'

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Ryan Reynolds to B.C. partiers spreading COVID: 'Don't kill my mom'

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Billionaire Stronachs split their company to end family feud

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Star Columnists - Opinion - Bruce Arthur: Nobody wants schools to drive COVID outbreaks. Why rush to reopen?

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Canada -- He was accused of owning the MV Sun Sea migrant ship that reached Canada. Ten years later, he's speaking publicly for the first time

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Star Exclusive -- Reduced hours, job loss and bankrupt employers — it's 'not a happy time' for CERB recipients as benefit winds down

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Free Digital Access - Today's coronavirus news: Canada preparing for COVID-19 surge in fall, Tam says; Canada-U.S. border restrictions extended to Sept. 21 - As Canada continues to reopen and as more people gather together indoors, the federal government is planning for a "reasonable worst-case scenario." 1 hr ago

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Brass Rail strip club issued non-compliance order after some 550 people potentially exposed to COVID-19, Toronto Public Health says

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Click here for the COVID-19 hub: Read the latest coronavirus news from around the world

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Canada -- Family reunited with First World War family treasure after Toronto man finds Bible on the street

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Canada -- Nova Scotia mass shooter's common-law wife files lawsuit against his estate

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Business -- Who should pay for the big shift to online grocery shopping? A fierce battle is breaking out and suppliers say consumers could suffer

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Podcasts | This Matters -- Public spaces: Thinking outside the blocks

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Emma Teitel -- At last, something to make us truly proud of the Toronto Maple Leafs

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Uzma Jalaluddin -- I'm a teacher and a parent — even I'm confused about schools reopening

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Thomas Walkom -- It's too soon to count Trump out

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Star Editorial Board -- U.S. voters face the starkest choice they've ever had

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GTA - Ontario students are disappointed with Doug Ford's COVID-19 response to climate: 'We're still here and we're still watching' 4 hrs ago

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Provincial Politics - Cluster of COVID-19 cases in GTA linked to weekend spent at Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka - The outbreak of 11 COVID-19 infections in a group of 30 people who visited the resort underscores the risk of violating pandemic guidelines, chief medical officer says - 7 hrs ago

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GTA -- Man charged in 'horrific' and random assault on Whitby jogger in July

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City Hall -- U.S. slave who found freedom in Etobicoke will be memorialized — with a 'cyborg' twist

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Provincial Politics -- Doug Ford open to 'suggestions' as U.S. pediatric agency urges mandatory masks for students ages 2 and up

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GTA -- SIU investigating after crash sends 24-year-old woman to hospital Friday

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STAR INTERACTIVE -- COVID-19 hit Ontario's cities first and hardest. Here's how it spread to rural areas — and why they're more vulnerable now than ever

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GTA -- Learning pods could be an answer to large class sizes in September. Here's why they're not as safe as you might think

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Race does not determine health outcomes — racism does. As medical professionals we see this reflected in stark COVID-19 realities

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GTA -- Will the downward trend in new cases continue? Infectious disease experts explain four charts with latest COVID-19 numbers for Ontario

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An extra $2,000 a month helped young people struggling during COVID-19. Now we need to support them with a guaranteed livable income

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Free Digital Access -- The lives they lived: Remembering the Canadians lost to COVID-19 -- Jun. 24, 2020

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Cineplex reports $98.9-million Q2 loss with movie theatres closed

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Apple and Google can hold out longer than a Fortnite

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Canada -- In the shadow of COVID-19, Canada's opioid epidemic has suddenly become deadlier

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Star Exclusive -- Starbucks Canada store managers fight for overtime pay with $50-million class action

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Canada -- This nanny had been working toward her Canadian dream. It's been derailed by a pandemic 'nightmare'

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Canada -- Top militant linked to beheadings of Canadians, Malaysian surrenders in Philippines

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Canada -- 'Prime targets': Are Canada's local politicians in the sights of Beijing's global PR machine?

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Provincial Politics -- As B.C. delays start of school year, Ontario is urged to follow suit

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Analysis from Washington -- Here's how Donald Trump could attack mail-in voting and claim a second term

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Provincial Politics -- Premier Doug Ford blasts optometrists for protest that costs health-care system $250,000 a day

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Federal Politics -- Bloc will try to force an election unless Justin Trudeau, Bill Morneau and Katie Telford resign

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United States -- US West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now

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Chicago mom of four donates bone marrow to seven-year-old boy she doesn't know. 'You just want to protect them.'

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Moms and daughters growing closer during coronavirus pandemic, survey finds: 'I could see her, really, really see her.'

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Don't be ashamed of those extra pounds

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How eliminated NBA teams are handling leaving safety of Disney campus bubble

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Bulls fire coach Jim Boylen after missing playoffs

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Canadiens coach Claude Julien has stent installed in coronary artery, will return home

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Celebrity news: Cousin Greg of 'Succession' has a hit pandemic punk video

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Robert J. Sawyer: We're all living in a science-fiction novel now

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Advice -- Is it shallow to care about trends right now? Ask the Kit

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CULTURE -- Model Judith Maria Bradley proves there's no age limit on style

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SKIN CARE -- A test-drive of the buzziest cleansers of the moment

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Advice -- Get expert help as you look at condos for a downsized lifestyle: Ask Joe

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Opinion -- Home renovation tax credits can help kick-start our post-pandemic economy

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Homes - How to go back to minimalist basics for farmhouse style - 1 day ago

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Jeep Cherokee more than a suburban shopping cart

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Cadillac looks to 2023 model year for release of Lyriq EV

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Genesis enters SUV fray with GV80

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