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Following Up articles share stories about local people previously featured in the news.

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The victim and accused look back at one of Guelph's most notorious court cases

The victim and accused look back at one of Guelph's most notorious court cases

Twenty years ago it was a case that made headlines across North America and changed forever the lives of the two Guelph boys
Guelph company close to bringing 15 minute saliva-based COVID test to market

Guelph company close to bringing 15 minute saliva-based COVID test to market

Company says the test, not yet been approved by Health Canada, is similar to a pregnancy test: portable, disposable and affordable with almost instant results
'Lucky to be alive,' Fergus burn victim returns home after life changing fire mishap

'Lucky to be alive,' Fergus burn victim returns home after life changing fire mishap

After multiple surgeries, Cathy Bilton, a well-known hairdresser in Fergus returned home late August
A Q&A on QAnon and the power of critical thinking

A Q&A on QAnon and the power of critical thinking

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with philosophy professor and author Christopher DiCarlo to get some tips for using critical thinking skills to debunk and respectfully discuss conspiracy theories with family and friends
Guelph Tool Library gets a new home

Guelph Tool Library gets a new home

Tool Library 's new home is in Old Quebec Street Shoppes and plans to reopen in late September
Local historical tours see rise in popularity

Local historical tours see rise in popularity

Jay Wilson said people have shown an interest in discovering tourism in their own backyard
Experts warn of added back-to-school stress this year

Experts warn of added back-to-school stress this year

Expert says there are signs of stress and anxiety parents can watch for when their children return to the classroom
Local Nepalese grocer launches own product line

Local Nepalese grocer launches own product line

Suraj Chhetri owns Himalayan Grocers has launched 'DrukCan’ and is making Nepali and Bhutanese products more widely available
Guelph Lebanese couple raise money through their restaurant for Beirut relief efforts

Guelph Lebanese couple raise money through their restaurant for Beirut relief efforts

Layla and Joe Hamzi own Retour Bistro and are donating 10 per cent of their August sales to help those affected by the explosion
Up and Running Guelph stays connected during trying times

Up and Running Guelph stays connected during trying times

Since 2016 Up and Running Guelph has offered supportive running and walking programs for women looking to improve their mental and emotional well-being