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Man’s body found

The story of the search for a Georgian Bay Township man missing for more than two weeks has a sad ending.

Deanna Peacock, of Orillia, has to take 53 pills a day to help manage the rejection of her lung transplant and other issues related to the procedure that happened five years ago. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

Organ donation on the rise in area

Always on edge, eating very little and confined to the house, Deanna Peacock's only chance at surviving a diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis was a lung transplant.

Art policy moves forward

The city will soon have a public art policy and committee that should help drive future projects involving brushes, palettes and sculpting materials.

Third station discussed

Improving response times and adding another fire station in the west end of the city were among recommendations included the Orillia fire protection services master plan.

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Mom accused of sitting on child

Prosecutors say a suburban Atlanta woman accused of sitting on her 2-year-old son’s head to gain his submission has been indicted on a charge of first-degree child cruelty.

A judge strikes his gavel in a courtroom in this file photo. (AndreyPopov/Getty Images)

Cop search illegal: Top court

A man with a marijuana grow-op in his basement has had his drug conviction thrown out because police had no right to enter his home — even though his four-year-old had been found wandering alone near a busy intersection dressed only in a diaper, Ontario’s top court ruled on Wednesday.

U.S. President Donald Trump, accompanied by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt, third from left, and Vice-President Mike Pence, right, signs an Energy Independence Executive Order, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at EPA headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump dumps Obama's climate-change plan

Declaring an end to what he’s called “the war on coal,” U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources.

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