[VIDEO] A different first day: Starting school with autism

Posted: Sep 05, 2016

William O’Donnell, 5, will enter school for the first time this fall, an event months in the making

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Deadly drug carfentanil has been in Hamilton for nearly 2 months: police

Hamilton police found the substance in November, and have confirmed that it is elephant tranquilizer

CBC News Posted: Dec 30, 2016 4:22 PM

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Hamilton Police have confirmed that the deadly opiod Carfentanil has been seized in the city. (Dave Beatty)

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Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre giving naloxone to inmates when released

Barton Street jail is one of 2 detention centres providing anti-opioids to inmates upon release

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 30, 2016 10:31 AM

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Naloxone kits like this one are being provided to inmates of the Barton Street Jail upon release, and can help prevent deadly overdoses of opioids, like fentanyl. (Laura DaSilva/CBC )

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Biking in bed is good for ICU patients, says new McMaster study

A study found that cycling is safe for patients in an ICU, even if they are sedated

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 29, 2016 3:42 PM

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Dr. Michelle Kho’s research uses the RT-300 supine bicycle, which allows patients to work on strengthening their legs while they are in their hospital bed. (St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton)

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Running out of money, running out of time: Can the Westdale be saved?

‘Quite honestly, no one in our family is interested in running a theatre in Hamilton’

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 29, 2016 1:52 PM

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The iconic Westdale Theatre is for sale at $1.8 million, leaving concerned fans worried for the future of the movie house. (Royal Lepage)

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It’s a fruitful winter for Ontario icewine

Cold chilly temps have left icewine producers pleased, with many done their harvest weeks early.

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 23, 2016 5:45

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Icewine producers in Southern Ontario are happy after a cold December meant an early harvest. (Pillitteri Estates Winery)

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Police still ‘dedicated’ to busting pot dispensaries, even as laws set for change

Hamilton Police are investigating marijuana dispensaries, despite a promised legislation change

CBC News Posted: Dec 22, 2016

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Hamilton Police are continuing to raid marijuana dispensaries like Royal Farmacy on Main Street E, which had more than $20,000 worth of marijuana and marijuana derivatives. (Dave Beatty)

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Historic Westdale Theatre put up for sale for $1.8M

The iconic theatre has been officially listed, and is not protected under the Ontario Heritage Act

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 27, 2016 3:20 PM ET

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Westdale Theatre has been a staple in west Hamilton since 1935. It’s up for sale now. (Hamilton Public Library)

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Backyard hockey rink put on ice after neighbour complaints

6 weeks and $700 worth of permits later, Nick Radojevic’s rink for his sons got built

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 23, 2016 4:32 PM ET

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Nick Radojevic’s sons Josh, 7, and Ryan, 5, played on this rink last year, which their dad built just outside their property. Radojevic didn’t think he’d have any trouble when he built this year’s rink in his backyard. (Nick Radojevic)

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Slippery sidewalks a struggle in Hamilton and salt is hard to find

Hamiltonians are struggling with the buildup of ice on sidewalks.

By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Dec 21, 2016 12:10 PM ET

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James St. N was covered in ice after five days of Cold Alerts in Hamilton, making for a dangerous coffee run. (Rick Hughes/CBC)

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