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Fort Frances Times Online Edition - December 29, 2016

Snow on the way

News

Skies will gradually clear overnight, with an overnight low of minus-21 C (five below zero F).

Winds will be northwesterly at five-10 m.p.h., becoming light from the west after midnight.

Snow is likely tomorrow afternoon, with a possible accumulation of 2.5-five cm (one-two inches).

Muskie girls fall short of bronze

Sports
Joey Payeur

It was a bonus “Battle of the Border” for the Muskie girls’ hockey team—and nearly a winning one this time.

Fort High led twice but eventually fell 3-2 to the International Falls Broncos yesterday in the bronze-medal game of the Girls’ Bronze High School Division at the Schwan Cup tournament in Blaine, Mn.

NFL, Canada’s CTV hopeful for favourable Super Bowl ad ruling

Business
The Associated Press

OTTAWA — The company that owns the right to broadcast the Super Bowl in Canada and the NFL went back to court Wednesday in an effort to reverse a decision banning the substitution of Canadian ads over American ones during the game.

What it means if Trump names China a currency manipulator

Business
By Paul Wiseman The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to name China a currency manipulator on his first day in the White House.

Groups seek NY constitutional right to clean air, water

International
By Mary Esch The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. — Environmental and public policy groups in New York are calling for a state constitutional amendment that would guarantee residents a right to clean air and water.

Race to save rare breed of pig hinges on eating them

Science
By Patrick Whittle The Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Maine — A push is on to save one of the rarest domestic pig breeds in the country, and a Maine farmer is helping lead the charge by convincing consumers to eat them.

Race to save rare breed of pig hinges on eating them

Science
By Patrick Whittle The Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Maine — A push is on to save one of the rarest domestic pig breeds in the country, and a Maine farmer is helping lead the charge by convincing consumers to eat them.

Russian plane crash probe rules out explosion

International
By Vladimir Isachenkov The Associated Press

MOSCOW — Flight recorders revealed no evidence of an explosion on board a Russian plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board, but investigators haven’t ruled out foul play, a military official said Thursday.