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  • Spammers use social networking email templates to infect computers

    Irene Preklet and 680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – From Tweeting to updating their status on Facebook, Canadians have a love affair with social media. However, a new study from internet security firm Symantec found that cyber criminals are using the lure of social media to their advantage. Symantec’s Mark Fossey told 680News spammers will send an email that looks like

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  • Light rain didn't bother the royals as they travelled with the PEI premier and his wife through Charlottetown on Tuesday.

    Duchess Kate reveals baby hopes for the first time

    News1130 Staff

    Prince William’s wife Kate has spoken publicly for the first time about having children. A British ex-pat wished her well in her efforts to start a family, to which she replied, “Yes, I hope to.”

  • Durham Region’s first homicide victim of 2011 identified

    680News staff

    Durham Region’s first homicide victim of the year has been identified. Tyson Henry, 24, died in hospital after being stabbed in Pickering on Saturday morning. Police ruled out road rage as a motive and don’t believe the incident stemmed from nearby Canada Day celebrations.

  • Some cars involved in riot may be saved: ICBC

    Andrea Macpherson

    Roughly 100 cars were caught up in last month’s riot and now it looks like 80 can be saved. Adam Grossman with ICBC says right now 20 cars are complete write-offs but those numbers may change.

  • OPP continues crackdown on roads, water

    Jaime Pulfer

    TORONTO, Ont. – July 4 may not be a Canadian holiday, but the Ontario Provincial Police extended the long weekend blitz to include Monday after a deadly few days. The OPP plane will still be up in the air, with extra enforcement on the highways, and waterways. There’s been lots of warnings from police, but

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  • Motorcycle crash sends Kitchener woman to hospital

    570 News

    A Kitchener woman was rushed to hospital following a motorcycle/car collision in Kitchener.

  • Toronto Blue Jays player Jose Bautista

    Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista finishes first in All-Star balloting

    Peter Gross

    TORONTO, Ont. – In 2010, Toronto Blue Jays batter Jose Bautista was on his way to hitting the most home-runs, but was not voted onto the All-Star team. A year later, a much different story, as Bautista attracted a record number of votes from the fans. And he just keeps doing it — Bautista cracked

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  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Charlottetown, P.E.I., on July 3, 2011.

    Royals set for dragon boating, Sea King outing in P.E.I.

    Scott Simpson

    Will and Kate are set for a day of adventure on the water and in the air as the royal visit continues today in Prince Edward Island.

  • Ryerson's student union marched with a sign that read "We found Waldo, but where's Rob Ford?"

    One-million attend Toronto Pride parade, except Mayor Ford

    Amber LeBlanc, Irene Preklet, and 680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Pride Parade pounded the Toronto pavement on Sunday, while critics continue to pound Mayor Rob Ford for not showing up.

    Many people are upset over Ford’s unwillingness to attend the major pride events and instead, spend the weekend at the cottage.

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    Mounties targeting distracted drivers this weekend

    Tanya Fletcher

    Last year, RCMP say distracted driving was a contributing factor in 104 fatal crashes. Officers will be staked out across the province handing out tickets.