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7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada,

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Your Best Shot finalists chosen

After sifting through more than 2,100 entries for the Your Best Shot photography contest, 75 finalists have been selected, and this includes 15 Abbotsford and Mission residents.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Canada

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Langley Advance

Chef Dez on Cooking: Melons and summer go hand-in-mouth

Chef Dez is a food columnist and culinary instructor in the Fraser Valley. Visit him at www.chefdez.com.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Fruits, Food

BayStreet.ca

Biomass Secure Power Inc. Announces Notice of Intent Approved

ABBOTSFORD, BC / ACCESSWIRE / July 22, 2014 / Biomass Secure Power Inc. is pleased to announce that on July 21, 2014 the Board of Directors of the Natchitoches Parish Port Commission has approved the Notice of Intent to lease the Company 75 acres within the confines of the port.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Langley Advance

Detour all summer on River Road in northeast Langley

A stretch of River Road is closed until further notice after a culvert collapsed near the Abbotsford-Langley border.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

Abbotsford home surrounded by police after early morning shooting

Police in Abbotsford, B.C., have surrounded a home and are trying to gain access to one of its suites, which is believed to have a connection to a shooting that wounded a man early Saturday morning.

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GlobalNews

Man shot in Abbotsford

A man was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries as a result of the shooting.

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Related Topix: Canada, 9, Israel, World News, Middle East

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Slice of Life: July 20 to 26

The fourth annual Touch a Truck event takes place Sunday, July 20 at Abbotsford Centre from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vehicles and interactive displays will be on site from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service, Jack's Towing, Eagle West Cranes, Abbotsford Forestry and many more.

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Related Topix: Sumas, WA, Canada

CBC News

Van plows into Abbotsford, B.C., apartment suites

Miraculously, no one in the two damaged suites was injured when a van plowed into an Abbotsford apartment building early Friday morning.

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The Abbotsford News

Van plows into Abbotsford apartment building

The incident took place at about 3 a.m. in an apartment building in the 2400 block of Countess Street.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBC News

Hit-and-run death of Dwayne McCormick investigated as homicide

A hit and run in Abbotsford, B.C., that killed a 41-year-old man last weekend may have been a homicide, say investigators who have passed the case to the Lower Mainland's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Rotary Club of Abbotsford donates to three charities

Rotary Club of Abbotsfor president Hugh Ellis stands with Dave Murray of the Abbotsford Food Bank, Shona Brown from the Center for Epilepsy, and Bev Olfert from the Abbotsford Youth Commission.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Jam in Jubilee concert series runs through the summer

Opening night of Jam In Jubilee Thursday, July 10 featured an arts market, food booths and the opening act of Rachel and Ted.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Newsletter author accused of hyping stocks to artificially raise prices

Investors reading the popular Elite Stock Report newsletter in 2010 learned dramatic news about a largely unknown penny stock called Guinness Exploration Inc. The company, whose shares traded on the U.S. over-the-counter market, was sitting on one million ounces of recoverable gold in a property in the Yukon, the newsletter reported, and its share ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets,

Brandon Sun

Tout sheet author pockets $5M on 'grossly misleading' reports: B.C. regulators

A British Columbia-based tout sheet author made more than $5 million from writing glowing but "grossly misleading" reports on three OTCBB-listed companies, regulators said Tuesday.

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Prince George Citizen

Fire that gutted barn of popular tourist attraction considered suspicious

Fire officials in Abbotsford, B.C., aren't saying exactly what sparked a blaze that destroyed the barn of a well-known commercial farm and tourist attraction, but the incident is now being called suspicious.

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Canada.com

Old-school men's haircuts return

Even so, Jesse Pooni believes adding a sixth option in the city's oldest and largest retail mall isn't overkill.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Jamie Bacon faces new charges for alleged plot to kill Person X

Accused killer Jamie Bacon, formerly of Abbotsford, faces three new charges in relation to an alleged plan to kill a fellow Red Scorpion gang member.

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Related Topix: Canada, Violent Crime

GlobalNews

Maan Farms damaged in an early morning fire in Abbotsford

The top floor of the building is gutted, although it's not clear yet if that's where the fire broke out.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

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