Happy Doughnut Day: Here are the places giving out free ones

Happy Doughnut Day: Here are the places giving out free ones

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) --The first Friday of June is Global Doughnut Day, and that means bakers around the country are giving the pastry away for free in celebration.
Matt Bradwell

Toronto mayor's brother apologizes for handing out cash

TORONTO, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's brother, a city councilman, apologized for handing out cash to residents of a community housing building.

Former Ohio State player in scam charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 13 (UPI) -- A former Ohio State University quarterback has been declared indigent, making him eligible for public defense against felony charges in a sports-ticket scam.

Canadian meat product recall is expanded

OTTAWA, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said it expanded its warning issued last week concerning contaminated meat products to include additional brands.

Woman fired over free doughnut rehired

LONDON, Ontario, May 9 (UPI) -- A Canadian international doughnut chain apologized and rehired a woman fired this week for giving away a 16-cent doughnut to a child.

NHL: Atlanta 6, Colorado 3

DENVER, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Marian Hossa and Slava Kozlov each had two goals and two assists Thursday night as the Atlanta Thrashers beat Colorado, 6-3.

NHL: Colorado 5, Florida 4

DENVER, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Joe Sakic's game-winning goal in overtime helped Colorado overcome a two-goal deficit and defeat Florida, 5-4, Tuesday.

Canada troops to get a taste of home

HAMILTON, Ontario, March 8 (UPI) -- Canadian troops in Afghanistan will be getting a taste of home soon -- coffee and doughnuts from the Tim Hortons chain.

Wendy's to spin off Tim Hortons

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 30 (UPI) -- After of 10 years of control by a U.S. company, Wendy's International, Tim Hortons may come under Canadian control again.

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Toronto 3, Montreal 1

TORONTO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- On the evening they raised Darryl Sittler's No. 27 to the rafters of the Air Canada Centre, the Toronto Maple Leafs extended their winning streak to a season-hi

Today's Consumer: News you can use

The venerable Wendy's restaurant chain, originally headed by the late Dave Thomas, recently has diversified, and according to quarterly report information on the company's Web site, is continuing to develop new food products through its two sister compani
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Hockey Hall of Fame members

TORONTO, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Hockey Hall of Fame members:
Tim Horton
Former record holder Tim Horton's daughter Tracy Horton-Simone (L) and Colorado Avalanche General Manager Francois Giguere (second from left) unveil gift for Avalanche defenseman Karlis Skrastins (R) of Latvia on the eve of his NHL record breaking night against the Atlanta Thrashers at the Pepsi Center in Denver February 8, 2007. Skrastins wife Zane stands by during the unveiling. Skrastins was honored for his 487 consecutive game played by a defenseman breaking a 39-year old record held by Toronto Maple Leafs Tim Horton. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (January 12, 1930 – February 21, 1974) was a Canadian professional hockey defenceman from Cochrane, Ontario. He played in 24 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Buffalo Sabres. He was also a businessman and the co-founder of Tim Hortons, now Canada's largest restaurant chain. He died in an automobile crash at St. Catharines, Ontario, in 1974 at the age of 44.

Miles Gilbert Horton was born in Cochrane, Ontario, at Lady Minto Hospital. His parents were Aaron Oakley Horton (a CNR mechanic) and Ethel Horton. Miles had one brother, Gerry Horton.

His father was English and his mother Irish. The Hortons moved to Duparquet, Quebec, in 1935, but returned to Cochrane, Ontario, in 1938. In 1945, Horton moved to Sudbury, Ontario.

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