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Updated: Rock slide prompts Sherman Access slope inspection

The city is inspecting and proactively "scaling" more of the sodden slopes above the Sherman Access after a rock slide Friday closed the west leg of the Mountain-climbing road until further notice.

But it remains unclear when the closed west leg of the busy Mountain-climbing road will reopen. An update is expected Sunday afternoon.

The city blames...

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At Flag Day ceremony, Mexico’s ‘tri-colour’ flies upside down

MEXICO CITY — A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country's red, white and green "tri-colour" upside down.

Local media show images of the giant flag fluttering over Mexico City's Campo Marte parade ground Saturday with its iconic eagle inverted.

President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged the gaffe, but he added that,...

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Updated: Fire Marshal to probe Cora’s blaze

A fire broke out in a booth at Cora's in Ancaster Friday afternoon, causing close to $250,000 in damage.

Firefighters were called to the breakfast and lunch restaurant in the plaza at 73 Wilson St. W. around 4:15 p.m., said Hamilton Fire Department spokesperson Dave Forster.

They had knocked the fire down by 4:45 p.m.

The restaurant was...

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UPDATE: Tim Hortons customers, staff sprayed with suspected bear spray

Customers and staff at a Barton Street East Tim Hortons needed medical treatment after a substance, possibly bear spray, was dispersed inside the coffee shop.

Police were called to a disturbance at the 200 Barton St. E. Tim Hortons, near Wellington Street North, about noon Friday after two "younger males" sprayed an unknown substance into the...

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