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Tree sale takes root May 14

ESSA TWP. (Submitted) – The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority holds its annual Arbour Day tree sale on Saturday, May 14.

Barrie police Const. Jeff Frouws performs a test flight with a Unmanned Air Vehicle for a group of Outdoor Education students at Eastview Secondary School, Thursday, during an Emergency Preparedness event hosted by the Barrie Police Service, Barrie Fire and Emergency Services and the Simcoe County Emergency Management. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Joining forces in an emergency

Emergency Management Simcoe County and the Simcoe County District School Board, in collaboration with regional emergency services partners, hosted an Emergency Preparedness Survivor event at Thursday at Eastview Secondary School.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Charleston, W.Va., Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws outrage

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump's social media post on Thursday to mark Cinco de Mayo immediately went viral, spawning criticism from some Latino groups that found it offensive and pandering.