Jan 24, 2012

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Family wonders how ill mom ended up in middle of highway

Cindy Ciarafoni’s daughter, Renee Ciarafoni-McGrath, said that when her mother was sent to hospital on New Year’s Day, the family thought she had been admitted to the mental-health unit. Such admissions had become sadly routine as her mother’s health deteriorated over the past three years.

Romney comes out swinging against Gingrich in debate

A more aggressive Mitt Romney took the fight to Newt Gingrich in Monday’s Republican debate after Gingrich’s landslide win in South Carolina on Saturday.

Ford delays vote on sale of TCHC homes

Mayor Rob Ford is delaying for one month a vote on his controversial plan to sell 675 Toronto Community Housing Corp. single-family homes.

Five ideas to help RIM find its marketing mojo

The BlackBerry-maker promises to get better at communications. Maybe this will help.

 
 
Winterlicious Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary
 
 

Check out Toronto.com's Winterlicious Guide

Over 175 top restaurants to choose offering prix-fixe menus January 27th to February 9th. Find all participating restaurants and menus at Toronto.com and reserve your table January 12th.
 
Must Reads - Home Page Editor's Picks
 
 

Heritage is the way of the future

Now that CB2 has opened its first Toronto outlet, in a restored 19th-century storefront, the case for heritage preservation is there for all to see.


 
Business
 

RIM’s new CEO already under fire

Takeover talk resumed Monday as investors and analysts pondered whether the little-known Thorsten Heins had been appointed to lead a RIM turnaround or prepare it for sale.

 
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Sports
 

Feschuk: Lessons from a Maple Leafs win

Following are four things we learned from Leafs Game 48, Toronto’s final home date before the all-star break, a 3-0 win over the New York Islanders.

Christine Sinclair scores twice, Canada cruises into women’s soccer semis

Hosts finish 3-0 in preliminary round and will face U.S. or Mexico on Friday, while star striker boosts goal total to seven.

 

Maple Leafs shut out Islanders

Matthew Lombardi leads offence with pair of goals while Jonas Gustavsson registers third shutout of January.

Blue Jays add Omar Vizquel, set to lock up Brandon Morrow

One-year, minor league deal for 44-year-old Gold Glover no-brainer for Jays, while long-term deal with right-hander leaves just one player with arbitration hearing.

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Entertainment
 

Oscars 2012: The Artist’s dog Uggie has his day

If Fate had given the back of her hand to poor Uggie, canine star of Oscar-bound The Artist, his story might have been a doggone tragedy.

Dancap’s Prince of Broadway cancels Toronto tryout

Musical biography of famed stager Hal Prince will open directly on Broadway.

 

Jim Carrey’s daughter auditions for American Idol

Jane Carrey, 24, won her golden ticket to American Idol’s Hollywood round during a San Diego audition in front of judge Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler Sunday night.

Oscars 2012: Who will be nominated? Our predictions

The Academy Awards will announce this year’s Oscar nominees on TV. Here are Peter Howell’s predictions for the nominations.

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Living
 

Chinese horoscope for 2012

Good fortune lies ahead for hotheaded dragons in 2012.

In Chinese astrology, the year of the dragon is the luckiest

The Dragon: smart, energetic, ambitious and passionate, extroverted, often conceited, quick-tempered and sharp-tongued.

 

How accurate were 2011's predictions?

How did he do? A look back on astrologer Paul Ng’s 2011 predictions and what he expects for the year to come.

Chinese New Year e-fu noodles: Recipe

Eating long noodles at Chinese New Years symbolizes longevity. Here's a dish you can make at home.

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Travel
 

Lake Placid: A perfect weekend in upstate New York

Skiing, Olympic sports, great hotels and terrific food await folks taking a holiday in upstate New York.

Italy cruise tragedy: mainlanders come to gawk

Costa Concordia accident brings strong reactions on island of Giglio

 

Cruise vacations: top trends for 2012

More to eat, drink, see and learn on 2012 ships.

Tourists sample Patagonia’s harsh beauty in Chile’s Torres del Paine national park

Chile’s Patagonia is a haven for hikers, a taste of Alaska, the Alps, the Himalayas and the High Sierra all in one place. It is considered one of the Top treks in the world.

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