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NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Niagara Regional Police have identified a 17-year-old who died after being hit by a vehicle on Lundy's Lane, just west of Beaverdams Road, Tuesday morning in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Austin Cummings, of St. Catharines, Ontario, was walking westbound at 6:40 a.m. when he was struck by an eastbound 2007 GMC van being driven by a 53-year-old Niagara Fa…

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The search for the Shaw Festival's new artistic director is over. Tim Carroll, a British theater and opera director best known for his boundary -breaking productions of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III" on London's West End and on Broadway, will succeed longtime artistic director Jackie Maxwell on Dec. 1, 2016. Carroll's appointment comes after a yearlong s…

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Deranged pirates. Young lovers. Big spenders. You'll find all these seemingly disparate characters and many more at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., now  well into its 53rd season. All 10 productions, from well-worn classics like George Bernard Shaw's "You Never Can Tell" to jarring contemporary shows like Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" and Tony Kushner's r…