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Hoping the return of HOCO will take the edge off FOCO

Western University has returned Homecoming to its traditional late September time frame — the move comes after years of what has become FOCO, a fake Homecoming weekend launched by students and geared specifically to partying. Western officials are hoping to put the emphasis back on university pride.

Western University students celebrate Homecoming weekend in the Broughdale Avenue area of London, Ont. on September 24, 2022. (Gerry Dewan/CTV News London)

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Who is running in the 2022 municipal election in London

London and area voters will head to the polls on Monday, Oct. 24 to elect the next round of municipal mayors, councillors and school board trustees. The upcoming election will be to choose local leaders for a term of office starting Nov. 15 to Nov. 14, 2026.

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'This is a sacred symbol': Holy Roller vandalized again

Months after London, Ont.’s famed Holy Roller was returned to Victoria Park after a year-long restoration, the WWII-era Sherman tank has once again been vandalized. Over the weekend, it was discovered that a suspect(s) had taken an object and carved words onto the front of the tank.

London, Ont.'s Holy Roller is seen in Victoria Park on August 28, 2022. (Brent Lale/CTV News London)

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Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine, sees protests in Russia

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow, while hundreds of people were arrested in Russia for protesting a military mobilization order aimed at beefing up the country's troops in Ukraine.

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