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Jays able to avert sweep

TORONTO—With such a thin line between being on the N.Y. Yankees’ heels and getting swept at home, the Toronto Blue Jays didn’t hesitate and handed the ball to their fifth starter with the 5.26 ERA.

Drew Hutchison took it, threw a gem, and helped the Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 yesterday afternoon at Rogers Centre to move to a half-game back in the AL East.

Gas prices take big jump

CALGARY—Western Canada is being hit with the twin pains of the lowest prices for heavy crude in years alongside a significant spike in gasoline prices following a shutdown at a major U.S. refinery.

Much of Canada west of Ontario saw gasoline prices jump 15 cents a litre last week for one of the biggest increases on record, says Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com

Half of post-secondary students worried about debt, job after graduating: poll

TORONTO — Worry over tuition and living expenses is dogging almost half of post-secondary students as they head back to school.

They’re also afraid they won’t be able to pay back debt once they graduate because they’re concerned about finding a well-paying job, a poll issued by CIBC (TSX: CM) shows.