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Friday Jul 25 | Marshall Independent

Settling in at MHS

A bit of personal history, if you will. For the past 10 school years, I served as the superintendent in the Morris School District.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Thomson: Licence plate debate rapidly becoming thorny issue

Premier Dave Hancock announced the plan for new licence plates for Alberta in Calgary on July 8. A recent public-opinion poll of 603 Albertans shows the majority of those surveyed are in favour of keeping "Wild Rose Country" on Alberta's licence plates, writes Graham Thomson, who says the government botched the whole matter.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Few services for Albertans hit with early-onset Alzheimers, advocates say

Marty Boogaart, from left, Patricia Dehaeck, Lori Auld, Charlene Wing and Mark Johnson outside the Alberta legislature on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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GlobalNews

Province eyes plan to make licence plates that benefit charities

On Tuesday, the province unveiled a Support Our Troops plate to benefit the military, which will see $55 from each sale going to the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

Prentice faces monumental task

Jim Prentice's visit to the Gazette last week was a telling one. The frontrunner in the provincial Tory leadership race has a quiet self-confidence about him.

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Edmonton Journal

Alberta politicians challenged to play poor

To watch her jump on the bed or wrestle with her sister, Abigail Fraser is the picture of happy, active, slightly misbehaved three-year-old girl.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

No records? That's 'good news,' government says about...

Airport officials in Edmonton are testing an unlikely way to humanize air travel with a pair of robots.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Canada.com

Tory leadership candidates say they'd revisit licence plate debate

The three candidates vying to become the next Progressive Conservative party leader and premier said Thursday they want to revisit the current online voting competition to pick the province's next licence plate.

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CBC News

Wildrose licence plate competition not ethical, says Alberta artist

Some Alberta artists don't support a plan by the Wildrose Party for a contest for a new licence plate design.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Western Wheel

New licence plates coming

Your vehicle's back end will be getting a makeover this spring when the province rolls out a newly designed licence plate for Albertans.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBC News

Edmonton designers come up with own Alberta licence plate

Graphos, an Edmonton design firm, came up with this license plate after becoming frustrated over the three options presented by the Alberta government.

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Canada.com

Tory hopefuls urged to fight sale of AltaLink

The men running to become the next Progressive Conservative leader - and Alberta premier - say they are closely watching the proposed sale of AltaLink as the debate heats up over the planned purchase of the transmission company by Berkshire Hathaway.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Canada.com

New plates will help police catch 'the bad guys'

City law enforcement officials say the province's shift to high visibility licences on vehicles will make it easier to catch scofflaws.

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Canada.com

Raising vehicle fees no better than a tax grab, critics say

Critics charge that the Alberta government is breaking a promise to hold the line on taxes by hiking the annual fee to register a car or truck.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Fort Macleod Gazette

Alberta debt clock will roll into Fort Macleod

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is bringing its debt clock to Fort Macleod on Monday, July 14. The clock, shown here at the Alberta Legislature in January, will be parked across from the Fort Museum from 3:15-3:45 p.m. Fort Macleod and district residents concerned with Alberta's mounting debt can send a message next week to the government.

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Calgary Herald

Albertans to vote on new licence-plate design

Service Alberta Minister Doug Griffiths, left, and Justice Minister Jonathan Denis unveil the three designs Albertans will choose from as the province introduces new licence plates next year.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Canada.com

Arguments continue over $5-billion ring road price tag

Alberta's premier supports proceeding with Calgary's southwest ring road despite its estimated $5 billion price tag - as do the three men vying to replace him.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Canada.com

Contentious bill won't turn Heritage fund into slush fund: Hancock

Alberta Premier David Hancock says a bill that enables the provincial government to dip into the Heritage Savings Trust Fund for large one-time investments is not creating a slush fund.

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Castanet.net

Alberta leadership hopefuls work the crowds at premier's pancake breakfast

The three men running to be Alberta's next leader reiterated their concerns about changes to the federal temporary foreign worker program on Monday and said if they become premier, they'll fight to make sure the province's unique labour needs are taken into account.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Failing grade for minister

Alberta Education Minister Jeff Johnson is on a mission. He believes that any organization with 35,000 professionally-certified employees - such as the public school system at 62 school boards across the province - is bound to contain a few duds.

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