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Free fitness classes in Port Hope

Sept. 14 to 20 is Wellness Week at the Town Park Recreation Centre, highlighting the extensive selection of fitness programs available for adults and older adults.

LYNN HILBORN / WWW.NIGHTOVERONTARIO.COM Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, could be seen farther south than expected on the weekend, colouring the sky a rich palette of hues from red and orange to purple and blue. The reaction of particles from two solar flares with the Earth's atmosphere caused the spectacular show. This photo was taken at the Nauwatin Nature Sanctuary in Grafton on Friday evening.

Northern Lights show

Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, could be seen farther south than expected on the weekend, colouring the sky a rich palette of hues from red and orange to purple and blue.

Y announces new CEO

Antony Pitts, board chair for YMCA Northumberland, has announced that former chief executive officer Kyle Barber has been replaced.

Sweden's Social Democrats Leader Stefan Lofven (C) casts his vote at a polling station during the Swedish general election in Stockholm Sept. 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency

Sweden elects minority left government,

Sweden's centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven emerged as victor in Sunday's general election after a voter backlash against tax cuts and trimmed welfare by a centre-right government, but he fell short of a parliamentary majority.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media following the killing of Scottish aid worker David Haines, at Number 10 Downing Street in London Sept. 14, 2014. REUTERS/John Stillwell/POOL

U.S. sees Middle East help fighting IS

Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.

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