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Regina police probe string of pedestrian mishaps

Police said a man, 23, will make his first court appearance Friday morning in connection with a hit-and-run Tuesday where a little boy ended up with a broken leg.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lifestyles

Canadian laboratory team evacuated from Ebola zone back in Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada says the three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada.

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CBC News

Defence wants mistrial in Douglas Hales murder case

"When the law changes this significantly and this dramatically, it's almost impossible to re-visit the evidentiary landscape of a trial and re-jig that to conform to the new law, " he said.

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GlobalNews

Inquest called in Prince Albert, Sask. police shooting death

A public inquest will be held into a July 2013 Prince Albert police shooting death in the northern Saskatchewan city.

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GlobalNews

Ban on pruning elm trees in Saskatchewan ends Sept. 1

The pruning ban in Saskatchewan ends at the end of the month, so get ready to keep elm trees free of Dutch elm disease .

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Weyburn This Week

Saskatchewan Highway Hotline adds new cameras

"We take pride in providing timely road information to travellers, and these new tools will help motorists with their route planning," Highways and Infrastructure Minister Nancy Heppner said.

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CBC News

CP train derails in eastern Saskatchewan, wind may have been factor

Initial reports indicate that about 33 rail cars were off the track, and that the derailment occurred around 7:30 p.m. CT east of Waldeck, a rural town about 200 kilometres west of Regina, said CP spokeswoman Salem Woodrow.

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Lifestyles

Concert boasted several performers

Estevan's Spencer Lafrentz and his band performed at the Summer's End Concert on August 23 at Frehlick Hall.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Southwest Booster

Jacqueline Hudec unveiling CD Prairie Girl at Lyric Theatre on Friday

Swift Current's Jacqueline Hudec will be releasing her debut EP Prairie Girl during a launch concert at the Lyric Theatre on Fri.

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InsideHalton.com

Silver medal in javelin for 101-year-old woman

Florence Storch of Hanna has won a silver medal in javelin at the Canada 55-Plus Games in Strathcona County, east of Edmonton She was bested by the only other female athlete in the over-85 category - 87-year-old Doreen Erskine of Moose Jaw, Sask., who threw slightly more than five metres.

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GlobalNews

Saskatchewan acting on recommendations made after boy, 10, kills six-year-old

The Saskatchewan government and a child welfare agency are reporting progress on 18 recommendations made after a 10-year-old boy killed a six-year-old boy.

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CBC News

Saskatchewan acting on recommendations made after boy, 10, kills six-year-old

Lee Bonneau was six when he died of blunt force trauma. The suspect in his slaying was too young to be charged.

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Lifestyles

Annual rodeo will be entertaining

The rodeo features competitors from the Canadian Cowboys Association . Rodeo chair Laura Mantei expects there will be approximately 200 competitors at the rodeo, including at least 15 local entrants.

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Lifestyles

Southeast residents will benefit from fundraiser

Southeast Saskatchewan communities that were victimized by the flooding in the region earlier this summer will benefit from an upcoming fundraiser in Oxbow.

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CBC News

Kevin Boychuk gets dump truck back, upset over losing money

Owner of K3 Excavating Kevin Boychuk is upset after one of his trucks was impounded because an employee was caught using his mobile phone while driving.

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GlobalNews

Saskatchewan a hidden gem in Canada for golf courses

Capilano Golf and Country Club in West Vancouver, Glen Abbey in Oakville and Royal Montreal Golf Club are just a few that come to mind when you think of extraordinary golf courses in the country.

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Weyburn Review

Weyburn author Lazurko wins WILLA literary award

Weyburn author Anne Lazurko's first full-length novel, "Dollybird", has been recognized with an award for historical fiction by the Women Writing the West organization in the United States.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Weyburn Review

Premiers call for action on missing & murdered aboriginal women

Provincial leaders are building to a consensus on the issue of missing and murdered aboriginal women, and are searching for new ways to resolve the issue.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

The Village of Calder

A village 56 km east of Yorkton off No. 10 Highway. The Canadian Northern Railway arrived in Calder October 26, 1909.

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Times-Herald

A rockin' celebration hitting Moose Jaw

Council approved an exemption to the noise bylaw regarding the Temple Gardens Ballroom Rockin' Celebration Inc. for an outdoor event with music.

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