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Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as “the Berlin patient,” the first person known to be cured of HIV infection, has died. He was 54. Brown died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California, according to a social media post by his partner, Tim Hoeffgen. The cause was a return of the cancer that […]


Sunset is arriving noticeably earlier, meaning less mood-lifting daylight for everyone. The weather is turning colder, so we’ll soon spend even more time cooped up inside the homes where we’ve huddled, and sometimes completely quarantined, for six months. Many of us are working and studying at home by day, then trying to shift into relaxation […]


A new study has determined which wedding songs are most likely to lead to a happy marriage! Topping the list is Elton John’s “Can You Feel The Love Tonight?”. Couples who had their first dance to that jam, were the most likely to describe their marriage as a happy one. Here is the full top […]


NEW YORK — Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. NBC and dick clark productions on Tuesday announced the performers for the show, which will broadcast live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Oct. 14. With restrictions set due to the […]


TORONTO — Thanksgiving fanatic Genna Buck is used to going all-out with an elaborate turkey spread for as many as 30 friends. But this year, COVID-19 will force her annual “friendsgiving” potluck bash to move online, where the avid party host plans to dine with pals over videoconference — on a turkey meal she’ll prepare […]


NEW YORK — Amazon is aiming to kickstart the holiday shopping season early this year. The company is holding its annual Prime Day over two days in October this year, after the pandemic forced it to postpone the sales event from July. It’s the first time Prime Day is being held in the fall, and […]


Sudbury’s Elgin Street is the scene of the newest messaging effort from Black Lives Matter Sudbury and other social awareness groups in Sudbury. Organizers said the event is being done in collaboration with: Fierte Sudbury Pride, UpHere, ROCS (Regroupement des organismes culturels de Sudbury). The downtown street was closed at 7 a.m. as more than […]


The Weeknd has been named one of Time’s ‘100 most influential people’ of 2020.   View this post on Instagram @theweeknd is one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2020. "Like Prince, he marches to his own beat," writes @eltonjohn. "That's an exemplary way for an artist to be." Read more, and see the […]


Who doesn’t enjoy watching videos of cute animals? Chances are you have watched more animal videos than normal over the past few months. Recent research has found watching ‘cute animal videos’ can reduce our blood pressure and overall stress.  Martha Stewart passed on the story on her web site.  You can read more here   The […]


TAMPA, Fla. — A neighbour called sheriff’s deputies on some rabid Tampa Bay Lightning fans who were screaming “shoot! shoot!” as they watched Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final on television Wednesday night. The call prompted several Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies to show up at Devon Garnett’s apartment door. He and two friends had […]


LAS VEGAS — Evel Knievel’s son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom. A federal trademark infringement lawsuit filed in Las Vegas accuses the movie company of improperly basing the new character in last year’s “Toy Story 4” on Knievel, whose famous […]


LOS ANGELES — Singer-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months. Lovato and her former fiance have parted ways, according to a person close to Lovato who spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter. The split comes after the couple announced their engagement […]


How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what’s making you miserable. Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two. […]


City council has approved the Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) and has directed staff to move on with next steps. Jennifer Babin-Fenske, co-ordinator of EarthCare Sudbury Initiatives for the City of Greater Sudbury, provided an update for councillors on Tuesday night. She said the CEEP has five goals: to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce […]


HALIFAX — A Halloween night that falls on both a Saturday and a full moon would normally be ideal for spooky festivities, driving up sales of candy, costumes and decorations. But with cases of COVID-19 on the rise, experts expect retailers to see soft demand for Halloween supplies as plans are scaled back and trick-or-treating […]


NEW YORK — After postponing several shows because of the coronavirus pandemic, Elton John is saying hello to the yellow brick road of touring. The pop icon announced Wednesday that his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” will return to North America on Jan. 19, 2022, in New Orleans. John also announced rescheduled 2022 dates for […]


There has been lots of discussion about what Halloween might look like this year. Is it safe to trick-or-treat? Are there alternative activities that could be planned? Is it even responsible to be handing out candy? Well, the Centre for Disease Control has released their guidelines for Halloween 2020. And they have suggested the concept […]


One couple has been going viral after a photo of the RSVP card started circulating online. The RSVP card asks guests to circle the amount of money they intend to give as a wedding gift. The amount of money they give will equate to the quality of meal they are served! Basically, those who provide […]


NEW YORK — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. The multi-platinum 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, dick clark productions and NBC announced Tuesday. Malone’s nominations include top artist, top male artist, top rap artist and top streaming songs artist. His 2019 album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” — which featured the hits “Circles,” […]


NEW YORK — Ellen DeGeneres used her opening monologue of the new season of her daytime talk show to addressed allegations of a toxic work environment, apologizing for things “that never should have happened.” “I know that I’m in a position of privilege and power and I realize that with that comes responsibility, and I […]


LOS ANGELES — “Schitt’s Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday’s Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The CBC show’s awards included best comedy series and awards for its stars, including Catherine O’Hara, and father-son Eugene […]


TORONTO — Nearly three years after Gord Downie’s untimely death, a new double album of solo material will be released next month. “Away is Mine” is a 20-track collection of what Toronto record label Arts & Crafts calls “Downie’s final solo recording.” The project was laid down at the Tragically Hip’s studio in Bath, Ont., in July 2017, three months before […]


LOS ANGELES — The smash Canadian comedy series “Schitt’s Creek” has won its first Emmy Award. Actor Eugene Levy, one of the stars and co-creator’s of the show, congratulated John Comerford and Lisa Parasyn on Twitter for winning the Emmy for Outstanding Casting For a Comedy Series. The Television Academy announced the award Thursday night to honour outstanding […]


This should be one of the biggest Halloweens in years……there is a full moon, it falls on a Saturday……but a little thing known as a pandemic has the potential to ruin all the fun. We’re still over a month away from the big day but Hershey’s is doing their best to help. They have created […]


CALGARY — Real-world Jann Arden is handling the COVID-19 pandemic better than she thinks TV Jann Arden would. “She would have been doing crowdfunding for herself,” the singer and actress said of her messy, self-involved alter-ego on the Calgary-set CTV sitcom “Jann,” which returns for its second season Monday. “I think she would have been feeling very sorry for herself and making […]


Vale says the iconic stack is ready to go…but it won’t be taken down anytime soon. Vale announced they completed the last steps, the tie-in to the flue systems to the two new 450 foot stacks, officially taking the 1,250 foot stack out of commission. The two smaller and more efficient stacks will require far […]


Greater Sudbury Police say a suspect is still at large after a crazy stolen vehicle situation along Lasalle Boulevard this morning. We got calls from listeners telling us about two separate cars in snowbanks, one near the taxation centre and one near Smith’s Market. We put in a call to police and this is what […]


The Sudbury Wolves revealed their ever popular Superhero themed jerseys they will wear for their upcoming 5th annual Superhero Jersey game. The Wolves will wear Thor themed jerseys that will be auctioned off throughout the game as well a limited number of them available for auction online at auction.chl.ca. Proceeds will go towards the Children’s Wish […]


World and Olympic champion Meagan Duhamel gave birth to a daughter this week, a little ahead of schedule. Duhamel and her husband, Bruno Marcotte, welcomed Zoey to the world, according to a tweet by Duhamel Friday. Zoey was born a bit earlier than expected, but mother and daughter are doing well, the tweet said. Duhamel and figure skating partner […]


Residents in Greater Sudbury are receiving garbage bag tags in a mass mailout that started last week, and many are confused about the purpose of the tags. City spokesperson Kelli Sheppard said the mailout is part of preparations for the Oct. 1 switch that will limit residents to throwing out one bag of garbage a […]


Hi! My name is Shannon King and I am the Morning Show Host on KiSS 105.3 in Sudbury, Ontario. I am planning to shave my hair off. Why?! I am raising money for the son of my co-worker. Lise Diotte is an angel and is going through every parent’s worst nightmare. Her son Mario was diagnosed […]


Greater Sudbury Police are requesting the public check their property to look for a local 25-year old man who may have taken shelter in a garage or shed. He has not been seen or heard from since December 3rd and the family of Brandon Bodson-Gratton has concern for his well-being because of his medical condition. […]


Sudbury Probation and Parole is hoping the public can assist them in locating a man who is wanted on several charges and breaching his parole. 23-year old Austin Asha-Wasagai is known to spend time on Manitoulin Island and Greater Sudbury. He’s got brown hair and eyes and is about 5-10 and weighs 160-pounds. Information that […]


Kotex tampons are being recalled in Canada and the United States. This, after reports that pieces of the products remained inside consumers’ bodies after removal. There have been reports of infections, irritation, pain, bleeding and injury. The recall is for Kotex Sleek Tampons and Regular Absorbency tampons sold between Oct. 17, 2016 and Oct. 16, 2018. If […]


The man facing a first degree murder charge in connection with the Renee Sweeney case is a lab technician at the North Bay Regional Health Centre. 39-year old Robert Steven Wright was arrested yesterday morning at the hospital and was to appear in bail court in Sudbury today more than two decades after the Laurentian […]


We had the pleasure of speaking with Sudbury’s own Bruce Bell of Bruce Bell Tours in Toronto who left the Nickel City to pursue a life of acting and comedy. He now has been taking people on history tours of the Big Smoke for the past 20 years and recently one of the worlds top […]


The first snow day of the season as school buses have been cancelled for Greater Sudbury, Massey and Espanola districts. The Sudbury Student Services Consortium made the call due to snowy and icy road conditions. This includes all areas such as St-Charles, Noelville, Monetville, Markstay, Hagar, Warren, Wahnapitae, Coniston, Killarney, Whitefish, Whitefish River First Nations, […]


DONATE HERE https://ca.gofundme.com/marathon-for-mario Imagine being told that your son or daughter has cancer and the treatment will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars – what would you do? One of our co-workers sons received some horrific news back in September and now he needs our help. You already know that Sudbury ALWAYS helps out when there’s […]


Greater Sudbury police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year old Hunter Rickard. He was last seen in Val Caron on Halloween and was wearing black pants, a grey coat and running shoes. He’s about 6-1, 240 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about him is asked to contact […]


A who’s who of Canadian figure skaters including Lively’s own Meagan Duhamel will be on the Sudbury Arena ice THIS Friday as part of the Thank You Canada Tour. KiSS Mornings Shannon & Gary spoke with Meagan this morning to talk about the tour which started in B-C and is working it’s way across the […]


This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the Sudbury Santa Claus Parade and while the youngsters are getting revved up for the big day, the elves and reindeer are also in full preparation mode. First off … here is the parade route all the floats will follow this year. The festivities start with a full […]


  A 15-year old girl has been missing since Sunday afternoon from her Little Current home and the Manitoulin-Espanola detachment of the OPP is requesting the public’s help in trying to find her. Dailynn MISHIBINI-JIMA-Clark was last seen by family members around 2:30 on October 7th. She’s about 5-7 with a medium build and short […]


There’s been a tragic end to the story of a local family with a newborn who needed a transplant.  We told you about Dean and Sherri Waddel’s youngest son Killian who was born September 4th with a heart condition that requires him to get a new heart. His mom Sherri wrote on the Killian”s Courage Facebook […]


  The 2018-19 edition of the Sudbury Wolves will open up their home schedule Friday night when the Oshawa Generals come to town for a 7:00 game. Wolves Vice=President of Marketing and Business Development Andrew Dale and new Assistant coach Bud Stefanski stopped by the KiSS 105.3 studios to speak with Shannon and Gary about […]


After starting out as 3-day event in 1989 …the little festival that could is marking it’s 30th anniversary.  Film lovers from Sudbury, across the North and beyond have come to enjoy the more laid back feel of the 8-day event that brings millions of dollars to the city.  Money is generated through accommodation bookings, restaurant […]


It’s been almost 50-years since a rare Tornado blasted through the communities of Lively, Copper Cliff, parts of Sudbury and beyond. On August 20th, 1970, the massive storm lifted some houses off their foundations, collapsed garages and caused more than $ 17-million dollars damage across the area. Six people were killed and more than 200-others […]


The Greater Sudbury Police Service has an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Tiffany-Ann Solomon. It is alleged the 29-year old breach court-ordered conditions last month and she is known to be in the city. She’s wanted for two counts of breach of recognizance and failing to attend. If you have any info that leads […]


The popularity of the NHL versus Docs game will be moving to the Sudbury arena on Sunday August 12th beginning with a BBQ at 11:30am in front of the rink. Proceeds from the game go to the NEO Kids foundation whose Mission is to raise funds to support the health of our children in the North. Children […]



Greater Sudbury Police are investigating a fatal boating incident on Lake Wanapitei. Patrol Operations, along with Fire and Paramedic Services responded to a marine vessel collision early Sunday morning. Paramedics provided life saving measures to the male involved in the collision, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased has not […]