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Woman battles to remove name from no-fly list

U.S. travel 'dicey,' Courtenay senior says

Top cop pledges to end disorder

Graham says he'll focus on troubled downtown core

Midday gunfire injures man, shuts city blocks for hours

Three men in custody after broad-daylight shooting downtown

Victoria's Savoie will play referee in parliament

MP named assistant deputy speaker of House in Ottawa

Driver, passengers not injured as rock creates instant bus stop

A B.C. Transit driver and 28 passengers escaped injury Sunday evening after a rock dropped from a pedestrian overpass smashed the bus windshield and forced the vehicle to a stop on the Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich.

Study favours powerboat ban on Elk Lake

The days of large powerboats and Jet Skis on Elk Lake could be numbered. "I'm not sure how long they're going to be compatible [with other uses]," said Oak Bay Mayor Chris Causton, who is also Capital Regional District parks committee chairman.

UVic students open a window on violence against women

Two fourth-year nursing students at the University of Victoria have turned a practicum at a local transition house into a personal effort to raise awareness about violence against women.

Driver dies after crashing into tree

A 20-year-old Shawnigan Lake man is dead after crashing head-on into a tree early yesterday morning. The man was driving south on Shawnigan Lake Road when he left the road and slammed into the tree. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Christmas Bureau forced to play catchup

If Maureen Quested of the Christmas Bureau was advising Santa on who's naughty and who's nice, she would have to put the province's Housing and Social Development office at the top of the naughty list.

Education tycoon buys University Canada West

He plans to go global with struggling Victoria institution