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9 hrs ago | The Abbotsford News

Abbotsford sport events receive $15K in grants

Three upcoming Abbotsford sporting events are receiving $15,000 in combined funding from the provincial government's Hosting BC program to help stage the competitions.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Canada.com

Rick Hansen points to others as he's named one of our Top-5 heroes

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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Edmonton Journal

RCMP ask for help locating missing woman

It's here: August. The pulsing epicentre of our city's annual entertainment scene, with - count them - 12 festivals in the Edmonton area, including our top bananas, the Folk Fest and the Fringe.

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The Abbotsford News

Cannon Conflict: Alternatives to the artillery

On a hot July morning, the Geldermans' blueberry fields on Sumas Prairie are peaceful.

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The Abbotsford News

Police have identified deceased woman found in Mill Lake Park

The deceased woman found Wednesday morning in Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford has been identified as a 36-year-old Mission resident.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Chilliwack Times

Chilliwack crime rate down 38% over last decade

He has a Grade 10 education, but by his own admission he even cheated his way through school to get that.

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The Abbotsford News

Woman's body found in Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford

Few details are available at this time, but the body was discovered in an area of the park at Emerson Street and Bevan Avenue .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Canada.com

Brothers' sound shop booming

Rick and Daryl Francoeur developed a taste at a young age for free enterprise and heavy piggy banks when raking leaves and mowing lawns near Sproat Lake.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Charges laid in connection to Abbotsford stabbing

Abbotsford Police Const. Ian MacDonald said Butz is the former boyfriend of the 18-year-old woman seriously wounded in the attack.

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The Abbotsford News

Motorcylist injured in crash on West Railway in Abbotsford

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a crash with a vehicle in the 2400 block of West Railway Avenue in downtown Abbotsford.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Stabbings injure four Abbotsford and one on SkyTrain

Department has announced the arrest of a man in his 30s in connection with four stabbings in the 31400 block of Springhill Court.

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The Abbotsford News

Abbotsford man given Order of B.C.

Local Abbotsford businessman Barry Marsden was among 23 civic leaders honoured Tuesday in Victoria with the province's highest form of recognition, the Order of British Columbia.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Four people stabbed in Abbotsford

Details are not known at this time, but reports indicate that two of the four were critically injured, and one of those was taken to hospital by air ambulance, which landed at Ten-Broeck elementary, not far from the scene.

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The Abbotsford News

Gas supplier forced to repay Abbotsford company $25,000

An Abbotsford businessowner is urging gas customers to check their invoices after winning a protracted battle against a third-party provider who had him paying triple the normal gas rate.

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Canada.com

Abbotsford police search for sexual assault suspect who attacked woman in a parking lot

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Prince George Citizen

Abbotsford police search for suspect in alleged sexual assault of woman

A sketch of an alleged sex assault suspect is shown in this undated police handout image.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Deadly drunk driving accident nets jail sentence

His leg shaking, Matthew Hamon issued a tearful apology Tuesday for driving drunk and causing an accident that killed his best friend and injured two young women.

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The Abbotsford News

Cannon Conflict: Farmers say devices needed to keep birds away

But the Huntingdon Road farmer says that without the devices, birds would devour a large proportion of the blueberries that grow on his 36-acre farm.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Cannon Conflict

First in a series of stories in which The Abbotsford News examines the role, use and effect of propane cannons.

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Nova News Now

Onslow man to be sentenced this fall on child porn, luring charges

An Onslow man will be sentenced in September on charges of accessing child pornography and luring a child under age 16 for the purpose of facilitating an offence, invitation to sexual touching.

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