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Grayson Gillespie, 7, centre, with Cathy O'Connor, back, did the ceremonial puck drop for an Orillia Minor Hockey League game Sunday afternoon. Players of team Major Atom A such as Nathan Healy, left, worked over the summer to raise money to send Gillespie and his family to an NHL game in November. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

The power of teamwork

A lesson in strong work ethic for a minor hockey league team became a special gift for Grayson Gillespie.

A elderly woman is transported to hospital after being stabbed in Windsor, Ont., on Sept. 28, 2016. (JASON KRYK / WINDSOR STAR)

83-year-old woman stabbed in face

Four Windsor schools were locked down Wednesday while police hunted for a man who ambushed an elderly woman at random, stabbed her repeatedly in the face and left her screaming and bleeding on the sidewalk.

This file photo provided by the Ashland County Sheriff Office shows Shawn M. Grate, arrested Sept. 13, 2016, in Ashland, Ohio. Grate is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in the killings of two women in Ashland, Ohio, and has pleaded not guilty in the case. (Ashland County Sheriff Office/Ashland Times-Gazette via AP, File)

‘Meet the other me'

An occasional drifter linked to the slayings of at least four women in little over a decade could always find a place to stay and someone to give him a lift.

Nathan Carman arrives in a small boat at the US Coast Guard station in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Carman spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Man rescued at sea suspect in granddad's death

A man who was rescued from a life raft after seven days on the Atlantic Ocean said suspicions about his account of the sinking of his boat are compounding his grief over the apparent drowning of his mother.

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