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3 hrs ago | CBC News

ATV rides injured 38 kids since May, says AHS

The AHS said that at least 38 children in the province have been injured on ATVs since May; 14 were hospitalized and two have died.

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Related Topix: Extreme Sports, All Terrain Vehicles, Canada

4 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Lamphier: Movie industry hopes new Marvel flick will spur summer rebound

It's no secret: this summer has been a dud at the box office, with North American movie revenues running 20 per cent below last year's record haul.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Canada,

4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Future up in the air after Sobeys shuts downtown Edmonton location

Located on Jasper Avenue and 104 Street, the store was popular with pedestrian shoppers in the downtown core since opening in 2008 in what was then a new development.

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9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Alberta mother mocked for showing off stretch marks

Tanis Jex-Blake is not sorry for giving birth to five children, but in an open letter she apologizes that her stomach is no longer tight and flat and cause to laugh at while sunbathing in a bikini at an Alberta beach.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Spin

Broken Bells Get Intimate in Live 'Holding on for Life' Video

Broken Bells have shared a live video for "Holding on for Life," aptly immortalizing a performance of the song at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Canada,

GlobalNews

Edmonton police investigating bloody shooting north of downtown

Just before 6 a.m., several people called 911 to report a weapons complaint. Officers converged on 97 St., north of 111 Ave., where they found an injured 26-year-old man.

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CBC News

Cross stitch patterns concealed oxycodone pills, police say

The drugs were inside a courier package with five cross stitch patterns. Border officials opened the packages after noticing they were sealed on all sides.

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CBC News

Skull mystery emerges from garage in Hinton

Does anyone remember a party in the late 60s or early 70s where a human skull was shown or passed around? The question comes after a local family turned in a skull found while cleaning out the garage of a family member who died years ago.

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Related Topix: Canada

Edmonton Journal

Thursday's Editorial: Parks merit our protection

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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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Opinion

CBC News

Police investigating shooting north of downtown

A man was taken to hospital with a single gunshot wound after he was found on the meridian of 97th Street just north of 111th Avenue.

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CBC News

Bissell Centre launches fundraiser to reopen thrift shop

The Bissell Centre has launched an online fundraising campaign to help reopen its thrift shop that was destroyed by fire in June.

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MTV

5SOS Announce First U.S. Headlining Tour: Are They Coming To Your Town?

Get ready U.S. 5SOSFam; you're about to Rock Out With Your Socks Out with 5 Seconds of Summer.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, us Travel, North America Travel, Las Vegas, Travel, Punk, Las Vegas Travel, Canada,

CBC News

Asian carp private members' bill to be tabled in Ottawa

Asian carp have infested much of the Mississippi River basin and are threatening to gain a foothold in the Great Lakes through rivers and canals.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Simons: Controversial new law shines harsh light on First Nations finances

Hundreds of supporters participated in a Tea Dance with the Dene Tha' Drummers during at an Idle No More rally held at Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton on Jan. 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel,

CBC News

Changes made to Alberta's list of 'at-risk' animals

The birds, which biologists say are on their way to recovery, are still identified as a "species of special concern" meaning that while they are not immediately in danger of disappearing, they are still classified as vulnerable in the province.

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Brooklynvegan

Alvvays share new video, opening for Fucked Up in Canada, Real Estate ...

Canadian band Alvvays were just in NYC, playing a free show at Rough Trade on Monday .

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CBC News

Redford's former supporters distance themselves over 'false passengers' flights

May 5: Former Alberta premier Alison Redford returned to work as the backbench MLA for the riding of Calgary-Elbow at the legislature.

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The Guardian

Trinity Bradshaw ecstatic to be opening for Shania Twain

The Summerside born singer/songwriter is returning to her home province to open for country music sensation Shania Twain's 2014 Founders Week concert set for the Charlottetown Events Grounds on Aug. 30. "There were a couple of weeks there I could not tell anybody.

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Related Topix: Shania Twain, Country, Canada,

CBC News

Justice served up in a sputtering car

RCMP in Leduc received an unexpected boon Tuesday when a car carrying a wanted man sputtered to a stop in front of a group of officers.

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CBC News

Electricity consumption spikes with hot weather across Alberta

"Due to the hot weather, low wind and generators being offline, the electricity system is operating at near full capacity," AESO said in a release.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada

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