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Blue Jays not likely on Joe Maddon’s radar: Griffin

Posted by Oped 4 hours ago Toronto Star| blue jays joe maddons radar griffin All
http://www.thestar.com — SAN FRANCISCO—Whenever you ask Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos whether he’s involved in trade talks regarding major-league stars on the market, his answer is the same. He insists he never talks specifics. All he can do is confirm his strong belief in exploring any move that will make his club better, even if it does not bear fruit. That being said, one would expect the Jays GM to have Read More
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Unpreparedness rooted in Tory policy, public’s parsimony: Mallick

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http://www.thestar.com — It never occurred to me that one could run into Centre Block on Parliament Hill at full speed and make it through, much less with a rifle and a scarf over one’s face. For every building one enters, a strategy would surely be required, a level of preparedness. Dress for the job you want, the lobby you want to invade. In media buildings one generally signs in, pastes on a lapel badge and wan Read More
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What's behind the 'crybaby' taunts from Rogers CEO?

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http://www.thestar.com — Guy Laurence isn’t one to mince words.The brash British telecom executive, who took over as CEO of Rogers Communications last December, used the word “crybaby” to describe rival Bell, during an earnings call this week.He went further, suggesting that Bell’s own bid for the coveted NHL hockey rights wasn’t innovative, theorizing that’s why it lost, and now Read More
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‘Dead’ hearts successfully transplanted into patients

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http://www.thestar.com — Australian surgeons are credited with performing the first-ever transplants of so-called “dead” hearts from patients whose circulatory systems have ceased to function.Up to this point, transplants have been forced to rely on hearts from patients who are brain dead but whose hearts continue to pump blood.St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney reported that three such transplants wer Read More
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Gunman bought car used in Ottawa attack for $650

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http://www.thestar.com — OTTAWA—He was swearing, he was fidgeting, and he needed a car — fast.Michael Zehaf-Bibeau found the grey 1995 Toyota Corolla on Kijiji just hours after it was posted Monday by a University of Ottawa student helping her dad sell the family car they had owned for years.“Now that I think about it, I get really scared, like this man could have harmed us,” said the student, Read More
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Royals edge Giants in World Series Game 3: Griffin

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http://www.thestar.com — SAN FRANCISCO—It was a game any manager would love. On Friday at a sold-out AT&T Park, the Royals defeated the Giants 3-2 to take a one-game lead in the World Series heading to Game 4. Though AL managers have often struggled with the NL rules, Royals manager Ned Yost made bold lineup changes that paid off, both offensively and defensively, while deprived of the bat of DH Billy Butler, on t Read More
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Big Ideas: Your Top 10 and your Toronto mayoral candidates’ stance

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http://www.thestar.com — What do Torontonians want? A better, more livable city. After 10 months, the Toronto Star/Martin Prosperity Institute Big Ideas project has now set the stage for change and produced a transformative Top 10 list of the civic ideas that matter most to Torontonians. The top mayoral candidates were presented this list in a series of weekly questions that were published in the Star, and they tackled t Read More
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Former Chow strategist suing Tory official for $100K

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http://www.thestar.com — Former Olivia Chow strategist Warren Kinsella is proceeding with a $100,000 lawsuit against John Tory campaign official Nick Kouvalis for tweets he alleges are defamatory.The Twitter showdown in question dates back to late August, when Kouvalis tweeted: “The campaign made a very smart move dumping Kinsella et al today.” The message came shortly after the Chow camp announced Kinsella Read More
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