6 stories to keep you “in the know” for Tuesday, October 31

Coat needed with the costume?

Flurries are in the forecast as many head out tonight to go trick-or-treating door to door… or perhaps out to a church function. Costume or no costume, extra layers may be needed. Michael Carder is with the Weather Network and explains.

KFM will have details on the Weather tonight every 1/2 hour as part of the KFM Satellite Weather Forecast.

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Cop hailed as a hero

A Sudbury Police officer is being hailed today, for saving his daughter’s life. This was after his 15-year-old daughter was trapped in back of a smashed in vehicle just before the weekend. After smashing in the window, the office said he managed to turn his daughter’s head, so she could breath until she was removed from the vehicle. She was flown to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, where she is recovering.

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Canned goods, please!

Have a canned good or two ready at the door. And number of area Timmins High School students say they’ll be out collecting non-perishable food items for the Food Bank. These students will be going door-to-door in the central Timmins and Mountjoy Township area between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. They will be wearing safety vests and name tags.

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Not in class? Get your work done.

Colleges remain on strike today, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. That’s according to Fred Gibbins from Northern College in Timmins. He says while teachers may be on the front lines, students know exactly what’s required of them.

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Woman tries to hit partner, with car

North Bay Police say they have a woman in custody after she allegedly tried to take out a victim, with a car. They say after allegedly assaulting the male at a local residence, she chased him out of the house, got into her car, and tried to run him over. The male ran into the ditch for safety, waiting for police to arrive.

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“Hold the Phone” – Elliot Lake OPP

East Algoma OPP Detachment say they’ve received more than 20 phone calls with reports of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam in the City of Elliot Lake. Two prominent telephone numbers that were displayed on local resident’s phones were: 1-613-499-9818 and 1-613-665-0999. Thankfully, no one who called in, fell prey to this scam.