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Saskatchewan writes letter for couple trying to get adopted son into Canada

The Saskatchewan government has signed a letter that says it does not object to a Saskatoon couple bringing their adopted son home from Pakistan.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Lifestyles

Strike-lockout interrupts production at two Saskatchewan uranium facilities

Cameco shut down production at the McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill when the union's strike deadline early Saturday morning approached.

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[News] Next Up returns for fifth year in Sask

Over the next seven months, young leaders in Saskatoon will have a chance to come together as Next Up - an environmental and social justice forum - returns for a fifth year.

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Saskatoon comfort food spot, Mel's Cafe, closes after 14 years

Mylinda Isaac stands next to her restaurant sign just after it was torn down Saturday on Saskatoon's west side.

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Deadly weekend on Saskatchewan highways

A 16-year-old boy is dead after his pickup truck collided with a semi near Milestone Saturday night.

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Two Melfort-area rollovers believed to be alcohol-related

Two serious rollovers that happened hours apart in the Melfort, Sask. area on Friday night are believed to be alcohol-related.

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Childhood friends discover they are brothers

When Ron Cole, a 71-year-old retired cattle farmer from Saskatchewan, Canada, accidentally knocked an envelope full of pictures off a shelf at his home nearly one year ago, only one photo fell out.

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Sask. government reviews distracted driving law

Kevin Boychuk, owner of K3 Excavating, welcomes a review of the province's distracted driving law after one of his company vehicles was impounded this month when an employee was caught using a mobile phone.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Bus routes suspended as school starts

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in two single-vehicle rollovers that Melfort RCMP responded to Friday night.

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Missing Saskatchewan man located in Saskatoon

An Alberta appeal board says the Edmonton Public School Board was unfair in suspending and firing teacher who gave out zeros to his students.

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March for missing and murdered Aboriginal women wraps up

Cree elder Emil Bell is walking 400 kilometres with a petition calling for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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One person dead in gravel truck crash near St. Benedict

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 near St. Benedict, Sask. involving a gravel truck has left one person dead.

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Going from reserve to recruit a culture shock for some aboriginals: report

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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Baby, 2-months-old, victim of 'severe' assault, RCMP say

RCMP in Kamsack, Sask., say a two-month-old child was severely injured at the end of July and has been in hospital for a month.

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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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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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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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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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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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