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The Ridge Runner at Blue Mountain Resort. SUPPLIED PHOTO

Worker injured at Blue Mountain Resort

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating after a male employee of Blue Mountain Resort was injured Wednesday afternoon in an incident involving the Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster.

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET AND TIMES Tom Carrothers, a representative with the Family Network 4 Advocacy Committee, and CUPE Ontario official Kelly O’Sullivan want provincial byelection candidates to commit to better long-term-home care.

Tackle violence: CUPE

The state of Ontario's long-term-care system should be near the forefront of next week's Simcoe North byelection campaign.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks at an emergency meeting of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Central Military Commission, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 21, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

Kim Jong Un dismisses top officials

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, a move that suggests the young leader holds them responsible for allowing the confrontation to nearly spin out of control.

In this June 23, 2015 photo provided by Gordon Royle, his father Paul Royle poses for a photo holding a picture of himself in uniform during World War ll, in Perth, Australia. Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. He was 101. (Garry Sarre/Gordon Royle via AP)

Australian WWII 'Great Escape' survivor dies

PERTH, Australia -- Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.

This March 12, 2014 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Bruce Davis. After 43 years in prison, parole officials on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, again decided it is safe to free Davis, a Charles Manson follower. They recommended that Davis be paroled in the 1969 slayings of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea. The previous three such recommendations by the Board of Parole Hearings were blocked, once by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and twice by Gov. Jerry Brown. (Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)

Manson Family killer granted parole

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Bruce Davis, an associate of 1960s mass murderer Charles Manson, was granted parole on Thursday for the fourth time, although previous such decisions have all been reversed.

This file photo from March 2012 shows a part of a subterranean system built by Nazi Germany in what is today Gluszyca-Osowka, Poland. (AP Photo,str)

Radar images may show Nazi gold train

A Polish official says he has seen images made by ground-penetrating radar that seem to prove the discovery of an armoured Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since the Second World War.

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