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Fort Frances Times Online Edition - November 9, 2015

‘Bollywood’ number

Photos
Heather Latter

Elizabeth DeGagne, along with the rest of the cast, performed a “Bollywood” dance number to “A Thousand and One Nights,” the finale of the annual fall musical revue “Magic!” staged by Fort Frances High School’s music department last week.

Vehicle fires probed

News
Staff

The OPP is investigating a series of suspicious fires that took place here early Saturday morning.

In both occurrences, vehicles were lit on fire.

One of the incidents took place at the Rainy River District School Board office on the Second Street East, where a trio of board vehicles were damaged.

Museum staff sought

News
Staff

The Fort Frances Museum is hoping town council will allocate extra dollars for another staff member in its 2016 budget.

The museum currently has a collections management co-ordinator, Bethany Waite, who is being employed through a grant until the end of next July.

The Museum Advisory Committee has requested council consider hiring a full-time person at the end of that term.

Close-in shot

Photos
Joey Payeur

Laker Carter Chorney was denied on this scoring chance against North Stars’ goalie Riley Corbin during the second period Saturday night. But Chorney finished with a goal and three assists in an 8-2 triumph.

Woman found

District
From the OPP

The Rainy River District OPP is thanking the public for assistance in locating a missing Rainy River woman.

Julie Tesarsky was located Friday in Rainy River.

She had been last seen there Oct. 31.

Lakers romp to win

Sports
Staff

It was short and sweet for the Fort Frances Lakers here Saturday night.

The two-time defending SIJHL champs notched three short-handed goals, including two during the same penalty kill, as they romped to an 8-2 win over the Thunder Bay North Stars 8-2.

The Lakers (14-2) now have won seven-straight.

Pouring tea

Photos
Duane Hicks

Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary member Randi Roth, left, topped up Linda Booth’s coffee during the annual Remembrance Day tea yesterday afternoon at the local Legion. The popular event featured not only tea, coffee, and dainties, but a baking and candy table, a cookie walk, as well as a variety of meat pies, cabbage rolls, and perogies for sale. There also were numerous draws.

OFSAA course reels in Muskies

Sports
Staff

The Muskie cross-country running team went to the school of hard knocks on Saturday.

Team captain Jenny Hammond was the lone Muskie to finish in the top half of the field, coming in 136th place out of 278 runners in the senior girls’ division at the OFSAA championships near Collingwood.

Remembrance Day still relevant: poll

National
Paola Loriggio
The Canadian Press

TORONTO—Canadians overwhelmingly find Remembrance Day as relevant today as when it began nearly a century ago, but are split on whether younger generations properly appreciate and honour the country’s veterans, according to a new survey released days before the ceremony.

Canada Day bash on the move

National
The Canadian Press

OTTAWA—Federal officials are on the hunt for a new location for the country’s marquee party for Canada Day celebrations.

A select group of companies were invited to bid on the project to find a new location near Parliament Hill for the federally-organized Canada Day bash once the Centre Block is closed in 2018 for a decade of badly-needed repairs.

Female nude painting by Amedeo Modigliani could sell for $100 million at Christie’s auction

Business
By Ula Ilnytzky THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK Works by Amedeo Modigliani, Roy Lichtenstein and Paul Gauguin are poised to set artist auction records in a curated auction at Christie’s.

Redblacks clinch East title

Sports
The Canadian Press

OTTAWA—Veteran Henry Burris never doubted his ability—despite age not being on his side at this point in his career.

Burris threw for six touchdowns, and set a single-season record for completions, as the Ottawa Redblacks clinched first place in the East Division with a 44-28 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday afternoon.

Johnson wins with late pass

Sports
The Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Tex.—Brad Keselowski was dominating at Texas, leading lap after lap and getting oh so close to a victory that would have given him one of the four championship-contending spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup finale.

Until Texas fall favourite Jimmie Johnson came charging after the final restart.

Heat burn Raptors

Sports
Tim Reynolds
The Associated Press

MIAMI—The jerseys that the Miami Heat are wearing this week have a military theme and say “Home Strong” on the chest—a nod to the name of the program the team founded to honour soldiers at every game.

For the next few days, those words may as well be a mantra for the Heat.

Rare blue diamond expected to fetch up to $55 million in 2 days of jewelry auctions in Geneva

International
By Jamey Keaten The Associated Press

GENEVA Two rare colored diamonds go under the auction hammer this week in Geneva, with one standout blue diamond discovered in a South African mine last year expected to fetch up to $55 million — which would set a world record for any gemstone.

Suu Kyi party projects landslide win in Myanmar, she tells supporters not to gloat

International
By Esther Htusan And Shonal Ganguly The Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party was confident Monday that it was headed for a landslide victory in Myanmar’s historic elections, as the democracy icon urged supporters not to provoke losing rivals who mostly represent the former junta that ruled this Southeast Asian nation for a half-century.

World Bank says climate change could thrust 100 million into deep poverty by 2030

International
By Karl Ritter The Associated Press

STOCKHOLM Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank said in a report Sunday.

Recipe for cheesy pasta shells with butternut squash

Recipes
By Katie Workman The Associated Press

Need to know what to do with all that leftover butternut squash from Thanksgiving? I’ve got you covered.

Recipes for coleslaw, braised and roasted cabbage, Asian-style buns, borscht

Recipes
The Canadian Press

Coleslaw is one of those versatile recipes that you can enhance with almost any ingredients with crunch or colour.

“Poppy seeds are nice. Sesame seeds work well,” says Brian Faulkner of BCfresh and an avowed cabbage lover.

“Apple is great. You can use sesame oil or rice vinegar, any of the lighter vinegars.”