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Local news for Edmonton, AB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 hrs ago | CBC News

Matthew de Grood charged in Calgary's worst mass murder

The man suspected of fatally stabbing five people in their 20s at a northwest Calgary house party is the son of a veteran police officer, according to the chief of police.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Age-related brain decline starts at 24

Joe Thompson and two other researchers at Simon Fraser University analyzed the way 3,305 players aged 16 to 44 played the popular science fiction strategy computer game Starcraft 2. If you're in your late 20s or older, you're not as sharp as you used to be, suggests a study of gamers playing the popular video game Starcraft 2 .

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14 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

900 SINs stolen from CRA online systems during Heartbleed breach

The fallout from the Heartbleed bug could go far beyond just 900 social insurance numbers compromised at the Canada Revenue agency.

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18 hrs ago | CBC News

Alberta government not selling fleet of planes, Hancock says

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock is brushing aside opposition calls for the government to sell its fleet of planes in light of new questions about their use by former premier Alison Redford.

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20 hrs ago | CBC News

3 youths stabbed to death, 2 critical in northwest Calgary

The homicide unit is investigating after three youths were stabbed to death, and two others later died in hospital in Calgary.

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22 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Ftse Live: Shares flat ahead of Easter; Debenhams up

Markets are expected to be relatively quiet two days ahead of the late Easter holiday despite the release of a number of annual and economic reports.

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Yesterday | Reuters

Canadian payday loan provider seeks bankruptcy protection

Canadian payday loan provider Cash Store Financial Services Inc said on Monday it will seek protection from creditors as it faces liquidity problems resulting from the suspension of its right to offer loans in the province of Ontario.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Alberta could repeal law that allows employers to pay disabled less than minimum wage

Juliette Max-Peters helps Caroline Gregg search for work. Goodwill Industries shares what they are doing to train and employ people with disabilities at their training facility and store, and share employee experiences in Edmonton, April 14, 2014.

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CBC News

Downtown tagging rampage ends in 160 charges

Police arrested the pair after responding to a call in the 118th Avenue area at about 6:30 a.m., April 5th, that two men were spray painting numerous buildings throughout the area.

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CBC News

Alberta firm guilty for shipping nuclear-use product to Iran

Lee Specialties Ltd. in Red Deer, Alta., has been charged with violating international sanctions against Iran by exporting Viton o-rings, a product that could be used in nuclear applications.

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CBC News

Edson family's well water contaminated with sulfolane

Mersadese Royale says her husband and two children became sick with diarrhea and headaches after drinking the tap water on a dairy farm near Edson, Alta.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Pharmacists can significantly improve blood pressure, cholesterol in stroke patients

Stroke patients managed by a pharmacist had a 12.5% improvement in blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein , or "bad" cholesterol levels compared with a control group, according to a clinical trial published in CMAJ .

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CBC News

New cancer study needed, says Fort Chipewyan Chief

The Chief of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is looking for money to do an independent cancer study in Fort Chipewyan.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBC News

Massive Penhold fire not suspicious, say investigators

The Penhold Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a three-storey apartment building on Thursday around 5:40 p.m. MT.

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CBC News

Recent auto recalls impact decisions at Edmonton Motorshow

Visitors at the Edmonton Motorshow this weekend said they have low consumer confidence after several mass recalls in the past few months.

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CBC News

Flaherty's state funeral to be held at Toronto's St. James cathedral

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty's state funeral will be held in St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto.

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CBC News

Ron Liepert wins Tory nomination in Calgary Signal Hill

Former Alberta finance minister Ron Liepert will be the federal Conservative candidate for 2015 in the new riding of Calgary Signal Hill.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBC News

Kitimat, B.C., votes 'no' to Northern Gateway in plebiscite

One of the most divisive issues in Kitimat, B.C., in a generation came to a head Saturday night as residents voted 'no' against Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project.

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CBC News

Parents, educators rally against Alberta's "new math"

Nearly 200 protesters gathered outside of the Alberta Legislature Saturday to fight for a return to basics-first math instruction.

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In-Plant Graphics

A New Rap for a New Era

In an attempt to attract new business from new target markets, a commercial printing operation in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, decided to develop a new product called the "BOB award," based on the name of the company's president.

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