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The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count is running in Barrie until Aug. 15. PHOTO: COURTESY OF VICTORIA MACPHAIL OF WILDLIFE PRESERVATION CANADA

Barrie ripe for bumblebee count

If you see Barrie residents seemingly urging shrubbery and flowers to smile as they take close-up snapshots, they may not be as crazy as they seem.

Two are dead following a Highway 401 multi-car accident on Sunday.

Charges pending in cattle truck crash

(NEW TECUSMETH) - OPP expect to lay charges against the driver of a tractor-trailer carrying 40 cows that collided with a pickup truck on Highway 89 west of Alliston.

Yonge Street (County Rd. 4) is down to a single lane, at times this week for resurfacing from Fennell's Corners to Bradford. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Roadwork snarls traffic near Bradford

(STAFF) - Traffic has been snarled on Yonge Street (County Road 4) this week warning motorists of construction planned between Fennell's Corners (County Rd. 89) in Innisfil, and the north limit of Bradford.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Brant Mawdsley heads the Orillia branch of People First of Ontario, a group that provides support and advocacy for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.

Putting people first

Brant Mawdsley wants to help people with intellectual and physical disabilities become champions for their own rights -- as someone who knows well what it means to be marginalized.

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'Psychopath' girl, 14, slit teen's throat: Cops

A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl tried to kill her brother's girlfriend, slitting her throat and telling her during the attack that she was a psychopath looking for her first kill, according to investigators.

This undated photo posted on Facebook on April 30, 2016, shows Micah Johnson, who was a suspect in the slayings of five law enforcement officers in Dallas, July 7, 2016, during a protest over recent fatal police shootings of black men. (Facebook via AP)

Army report: Dallas gunman stole grenade

The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him.

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