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2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

How Do Residents of Saskatchewan Want to Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday?

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover visited Regina today to meet with community and private-sector representatives of the Regina area for a roundtable discussion on how Canada should celebrate our 150th birthday in 2017.

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6 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Saskatchewan RCMP Blotter - April 17, 2014

Over 20 calls for service/occurrences reported. 4 False Alarms. 3 Traffic related complaints.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBC News

Teens on the run plow through road block, arrested near La Ronge

An unoccupied RCMP patrol cruiser was severely damaged when a suspect crashed through a road block on Highway 2, south of La Ronge.

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CBC News

Vintage Vinyl manager no longer facing drug charges

The shop, Vintage Vinyl and Hemp Emporium, and a private residence in Regina were the focus of police raids in March of 2013 that led to a number of people facing charges related to marijuana production.

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Canada.com

Judge reduces bail for Salim Kaddura accused in Calgary teen's killing

After four months of being unable to raise $30,000 to gain his release, a man accused of aiding a teen in the 2007 shooting death of Calgary teen Adam Cavanagh has had his bail cut in half to $15,000.

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CBC News

Mall cops, police, EMS and bystanders win praise over knife attack

The Cornwall Centre, a downtown Regina shopping mall, was the scene of a violent random knife attack early Tuesday night.

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CBC News

Social media jacks up syphilis rate in Saskatoon: doctor

Recently, an outbreak of the sexually transmitted infection in the city was declared, prompting the University of Saskatchewan to email its students advising regular testing for the disease.

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Saskatchewan's Ukrainian community endures a time of worry and tumult

Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer is warning that social media and smartphone dating apps could be driving a syphilis outbreak in the city.

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Bill and Pete's Not So Excellent Adventure: Hate Group Leader Back on American Soil

After a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan that started with a prolonged detention at the Canadian border and ended in a jail cell, Peter LaBarbera, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality is back on American soil looking for cash to pay his legal bills.

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CBC News

Roughriders extend QB Darian Durant's contract

Durant, who led the Riders to a Grey Cup victory in Regina last year, has been signed to a new multi-year contract, general manager Brendan Taman said.

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CBC News

Community rallies to make sick boy's wish come true

Hudson holds one of the thousands of bottles strangers have donated to fund the boy's wish trip to England.

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

SIAST honours aboriginal student success

Keynote speaker Colleen Charles delivers her address to students at the 2014 Aboriginal Honour Ceremony hosted by the SIAST Aboriginal Student Achievement Plan and the SIAST Woodland Campus Aboriginal Activity Centre.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Weyburn Review

Weyburn police watch over protest, chase speeding car

Weyburn Police Service officers monitored the Pro-Life/Intolerance Free Weyburn protest at Memorial Park and subsequently McKenna Hall on Friday and Saturday.

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CBC News

Farmers divided over plant breeders' rights proposals

"This system is going to generate massive revenues," said Terry Boehm, past president of the National Farmers Union.

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CBC News

Scott Collegiate scene of bear spray incident, Regina police say

Scott Collegiate, a high school in Regina's North Central area, was the scene of a bear spraying incident Wednesday, police say.

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Design for Saskatchewan kids hospital on pause because it may be too small

Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the design of the new Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan is on pause because it might be too small.

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CBC News

Mixed emotions for Sask. runners returning to Boston

He's going back to compete in this year's marathon but told CBC his return will come with some unpleasant memories.

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Press-Telegram

a Orphan Blacka sa Tatiana Maslany adds clone to her roles in second season

Until about a year ago, she was a relatively obscure actress from Saskatchewan, Canada.

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CBC News

Tuition rebate unknown to many Sask. newcomers

About 50,000 graduates, most from post-secondary schools in Saskatchewan, are currently taking part in the government's tuition rebate program.

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CBC News

Ex-Girlfriend takes stand in Lorry Santos murder trial

The girlfriend of accused murderer Randy O'Hagan said that members of the White Boy Posse threatened to kill O'Hagan unless he killed a former gang member.

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