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Queen’s U. Bleeding Disorder Experts Named Researchers of the Year

Queen’s pathology and molecular medicine professors Paula James and David Lillicrap were named Researchers of the Year by the National Hemophilia Foundation in Chicago for their work in helping to improve the lives of patients living with bleeding disorders. The pair earned the distinction for their ongoing clinical, translational and basic studies of the inherited… Keep Reading

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Pay Your Kingston Parking Tickets with Toys

Drivers who have received a parking ticket in the last month can pay for it with a toy at City Hall, 216 Ontario St., from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 and 9. Last year the Toys for Tickets program collected 232 toys for the local toy drive – that’s $3,695 in parking… Keep Reading

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5th Company Lane Productions Presents “The Woman Before”, “The Ugly One”

Fifth Company Lane Productions believes that theatre is the perfect medium for intimate storytelling. The company grew out of a desire to showcase the on-stage and behind-the-scenes talents of Queen’s students through small-ensemble theatre. Their focus is to present high-quality production that underscores challenging performances in dialogue, in conjunction with evocative stage, lighting, and costume… Keep Reading

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Tickets on Sale for Jann Arden’s K-Rock Centre Concert

The K-Rock Centre in Kingston has announced that Jann Arden will be making her return to the arena on March 13th.  Tickets to the concert go on sale today, November 25. Arden, who previously appeared at the K-Rock Centre in January of 2010, will begin her coast-to-coast Canadian tour in Victoria, BC on February 19.… Keep Reading

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Invading Shrimp Being Consumed by Great Lakes Fish

The latest invader of the Great Lakes—Hemimysis anomala, or more commonly the bloody red shrimp after its bright red spots—may become a new food source for fish, allaying concerns about how it will impact native fish populations. “Forecasting how an invader will affect the growth and production of a specific native fish species is very… Keep Reading

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Hospice Kingston Launches New Website

A new interactive website is helping Hospice Kingston change the way it reaches out to the community. The site, which launched this past Friday, allows Hospice Kingston to address several audiences at once. With sections directed toward clients, caregivers, volunteers, healthcare professionals and prospective donors, the website allows readers to receive information relevant to the… Keep Reading

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Kingston’s Winter Parking Rules to Begin December 1

Starting Dec.1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.  The overnight winter parking bylaw ensures that cars are kept off the streets so that snow plows can effectively respond to winter weather events. “Parked cars are an obstacle to safe and efficient weather response efforts. Our work is most… Keep Reading

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Avril Lavigne Back in Studio, Friends Rally After Assault

Although her Black Star tour concert dates in Canada were completed just last month, Avril Lavigne is already back in the studio working on her next album. That announcement came just over a week after she and boyfriend Brody Jenner were assaulted by five people outside a Los Angeles Hotel. Since that assault, Lavigne has… Keep Reading

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