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Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 of cancer

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Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 of cancer

- OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Longtime NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray has died at 74. He worked in the league in some capacity for 35 consecutive seasons. The Ottawa Senators said in a statement Saturday he was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2014. Murray most recently served as general manager of the Senators from 2007-2016 before stepping down, citing health and family concerns
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First human case of West Nile virus found in Ottawa

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First human case of West Nile virus found in Ottawa

- Ottawa Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Ottawa. The virus has been found in the northern house mosquito, an insect that likes to live and breed around humans, and one that has been discovered in urbanized areas of Ottawa. Ottawa Public Health said it has a proactive plan to deal with WNV through weekly surveillance and man-made standing water sites located on city property, such as ditches and stormwater management ponds
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Over 2,500 Expected For LaSalle Road Yoga

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Over 2,500 Expected For LaSalle Road Yoga

- West Hartford Yoga's annual yoga takeover of LaSalle Road is returning for the seventh straight year, on July 22. Barbara Ruzansky, the owner of West Hartford Yoga, said she expects at least 2,500 - maybe more - yoga enthusiasts to put their yoga mats down on LaSalle Road for 75 minutes of free yoga, from 8 to 9:15 a.m. "It brings people together in public," Ruzansky said
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Matt Murray Will Start in Goal for the Penguins in Game 4

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Matt Murray Will Start in Goal for the Penguins in Game 4

- Photo OTTAWA — The Pittsburgh Penguins will give Matt Murray his first start of the playoffs in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night in Ottawa. Coach Mike Sullivan announced the decision a few hours before the game. Murray replaced Marc-Andre Fleury in the first period of A one-sided Game 3 loss on Wednesday after Fleury allowed four goals on nine shots
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Resource center for tornado victims opens in Ottawa

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Resource center for tornado victims opens in Ottawa

- One week ago, deadly tornadoes touched down in the towns of Ottawa and Naplate. Since then, people from near and far are joining forces to bring supplies to those who lost everything.
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Clean-up continues from Ottawa tornado, 2 dead

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Clean-up continues from Ottawa tornado, 2 dead

- Thursday, March 02, 2017 06:09PM Neighbors came together to help those affected by the Tuesday evening storms in northern Illinois, while mourning Wayne Tuntland and David Johnson. Crews from all over northern Illinois were in Naplate, Ill., on Thursday, working furiously to clean up the mess from the tornado. Michael Carlson was raised in Ottawa and has moved away. But when he saw the damage, he immediately offered to pitch
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Illinois man dies, raising U.S. Midwest storm death toll to 4

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Illinois man dies, raising U.S. Midwest storm death toll to 4

- OTTAWA, Ill. -- A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional storms to four. Peoria County's coroner says 31-year-old David A. Johnson of Ottawa died Wednesday of severe head trauma at a Peoria hospital. Johnson was in a backyard with his spouse and father-in-law Tuesday when the storm uprooted a tree that landed on
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Falling tree kills 2 men; one victim hailed as a hero

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Falling tree kills 2 men; one victim hailed as a hero

- OTTAWA, Ill. – A second person has died from injuries sustained during Tuesday’s deadly tornado in Illinois, struck by the same falling tree that killed another resident. DJ Johnson, 31, died a hero, his family members told CBS Chicago. “He stepped in harm’s way to pull his partner away, so he would not get hurt,” said Johnson’s father, Donald. The tornado was part of the massive system that produced 26
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National Weather Service says tornado that hit north-central Illinois was EF3

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National Weather Service says tornado that hit north-central Illinois was EF3

- Residents of communities in north-central Illinois on Wednesday determinedly began the process of putting their towns and lives back together after tornado-producing storms a day earlier left one man dead, several injured and dozens of buildings leveled. "Last night everyone was in shock," Naplate Mayor Jim Rick said of his town, 3 miles southwest of Ottawa in LaSalle County. "I think this morning we see it, we'll address it and
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2 killed after severe weather hits downstate Illinois: 'My whole neighborhood is pretty well destroyed'

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2 killed after severe weather hits downstate Illinois: 'My whole neighborhood is pretty well destroyed'

- A man was confirmed dead in Ottawa in north-central Illinois after a tornado touched down there, part of a storm that produced severe weather across the northern part of the state Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. The Ottawa Fire Department reported one fatality from the tornado that hit the town about 4:45 p.m., according to the weather service. The victim, Wayne Tuntland, 76, was killed
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The Latest: Storms flood West Virginia roads, creeks

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The Latest: Storms flood West Virginia roads, creeks

- OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local): Authorities say a deadly storm system that pounded the central U.S. is causing flooding in parts of northern West Virginia. Lawrence Messina, spokesman for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, says the agency is monitoring conditions throughout the state with the help of county and municipal authorities. He
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Tornado caught on camera near Ottawa, Illinois

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Tornado caught on camera near Ottawa, Illinois

- OTTAWA, IL - (KTVI) - The St. Louis area wasn't the only hit by tornadoes. A tornado hit the town of Ottawa, Illinois, just southwest of Chicago. One person is dead. Buildings are heavily damaged, including a nursing home that had walls blown in and the roof ripped off. There were no serious injuries. Patients were evacuated to a nearby school before the twister hit.
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Ottawa firefighter charged in 11-year-old murder case

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Ottawa firefighter charged in 11-year-old murder case

- OTTAWA, Ill. (AP)–A LaSalle County grand jury has indicted an Ottawa, Illinois firefighter on first-degree murder charges in the 2006 death of his wife. Kenneth Cusick was indicted Tuesday and arrested by Ottawa police at a tavern he owns. He is being held in lieu of $5 million bond at the LaSalle County Jail. Cusick’s wife, 32-year-old Tracy Lynn Cusick, was found dead in her home’s bathroom on Jan. 17,
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1 dead as tornado hits Ottawa during repeated rounds of severe storms

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1 dead as tornado hits Ottawa during repeated rounds of severe storms

- One person was confirmed dead in Ottawa in north-central Illinois after a tornado touched down there, part of a weather system that produced severe weather across the northern part of the state Tuessday night, according to the National Weather Service. The Ottawa Fire Department reported one fatality from the tornado that hit Ottawa about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Another round of storms spurred tornado warnings
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Ottawa Senators prospects Colin White and Thomas Chabot shine at world junior hockey championship

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Ottawa Senators prospects Colin White and Thomas Chabot shine at world junior hockey championship

- The Senators are off on a bye this week. Their fans aren’t off. They are fully invested in a world junior hockey championship that is turning into a showcase for Senators prospects Thomas Chabot of Canada and Colin White of the United States. Chabot has quite simply been Canada’s best player, a big, free-wheeling defenceman who quarterbacks the power play but also provides a strong all-around game. What presence. Chabot
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Cause of deadly Ottawa 6-vehicle crash determined

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Cause of deadly Ottawa 6-vehicle crash determined

- The cause of a deadly six-vehicle pileup crash on I-80 near Ottawa has been determined, Illinois State Police said.
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  • First human case of West Nile virus found in Ottawa
    First human case of West Nile virus found in Ottawa

    , ottawasun.com

    Ottawa Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Ottawa. The virus has been found in the northern house mosquito, an insect that likes to live and breed around humans, and one that has been discovered in urbanized areas of Ottawa. Ottawa Public Health said it has a proactive plan to deal with WNV through weekly surveillance and man-made standing water sites located on city property, such as ditches and stormwater management ponds
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  • Ottawa Senators prospects Colin White and Thomas Chabot shine at world junior hockey championship
    Ottawa Senators prospects Colin White and Thomas Chabot shine at world junior hockey championship

    , ottawasun.com

    The Senators are off on a bye this week. Their fans aren’t off. They are fully invested in a world junior hockey championship that is turning into a showcase for Senators prospects Thomas Chabot of Canada and Colin White of the United States. Chabot has quite simply been Canada’s best player, a big, free-wheeling defenceman who quarterbacks the power play but also provides a strong all-around game. What presence. Chabot
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  • Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 of cancer
    Longtime NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 of cancer

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Longtime NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray has died at 74. He worked in the league in some capacity for 35 consecutive seasons. The Ottawa Senators said in a statement Saturday he was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2014. Murray most recently served as general manager of the Senators from 2007-2016 before stepping down, citing health and family concerns
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