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TORONTO, ON - JUNE 16 - Firefighter Tom McLean of London has earned a shout out from Jamie Oliver for the knife handles that he creates for old/new knives. He's a craftsman with a backyard shed and a passion for food. June 16, 2014. Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star

Mississauga firefighter and knife slinger earns praise from Jamie Oliver

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Majors turn purple

The London Majors wore purple jerseys for Friday’s (July 11) game against the Kitchener Panthers as part of the Purple in the Park event, which team’s up with the London Abused Women’s Centre.

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Library conference fuels discussion on public spaces

After more than a dozen years of success, staff at London Public Library are beginning to look at what it will take to revitalize the...

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Hit and run

London police traffic management unit officers work to reconstruct an early morning collision in West London Friday (July 11).

West London hit-and-run sends woman to hospital

One woman is in hospital and a man is in custody after what police are treating as a serious hit-and-run two-vehicle collision in West...

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Forest Edge

OPP Const. Ryan Griffith uses the explosive disposal robot to blow up two watermelons at the Forest Edge Community Pool's annual Emergency Services Night Thursday (July 10).

One giant BBQ and two exploding watermelons, please

There are barbecues and there are big barbecues and then there are barbecues mounted on their own trailer with flammable material signs...

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Sara Husni

Medical sciences student Sara Husni is working on a new program to help promote Junior Achievement London to potential sponsors, volunteers and even prospective participants this summer.

Junior business Ambassadors come to London

Say hello to London’s newest ambassador.

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The London Police Service has added a number of major crimes to its interactive map.

London police add major crimes to interactive map

London Police Service has provided the public an upgraded, interactive tool for helping them fight crime.

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Libro scholarships

Libro Credit Union president and CEO Steve Bolton shares a laugh with some of the 12 winners of the 2014 Community Builder Scholarships at the London West branch on Thursday (July 10). Pictured are four of the seven London-area winners, Elsie Richmond, Katelyn Andersen, Diana Idibe and Bilal Syed.

Libro gives credit where credit is due

If accumulating 2,500 volunteer hours in one year is wrong, there are about 12 young people in the region who don’t want to be right.

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