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  1. HUNTER - Robert AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Robert Allen Hunter. 1928 - 2015. The family of Bob Hunter advises that he passed peacefully on February 17 at the age of 86, in Nanaimo, BC.

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  2. Crusaders march to finalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Ryan Porter, at left, of SSAC Don Wheaton and Mattias Neset of the St. Albert Crusaders battle for the puck in the third and deciding game in the Northern Alberta Midget AA Hockey League semifinal. The Crusaders rallied in the third period to win 5-4 at Akinsdale Arena.

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  3. Guzoo removing animals after Alberta government orders improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

    Stuart Gradon, Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB.: JUNE 9, 2011- GuZoo animal farm, seen from the gate, north of Three Hills, Alberta Thursday June 9, 2011. Lynn Gustafson owns GuZoo The Alberta government decided not to renew the permit for GuZoo after a review found deficiencies.

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  4. Alberta expands successful program that identifies mental health issues among studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

    Premier Jim Prentice's office said Tuesday it spent $13,000 on four 80-inch flat screen TVs, less than a week after the Alberta government tabled a budget that hiked taxes and a host of user fees. A string of tragic teen suicides in Red Deer has given life to a groundbreaking mental health program so successful the province has approved $5 million in new funding to expand it from one school district to five.

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  5. Fentanyl deaths prompt expansion of Edmonton overdose program across AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Edmonton Journal

    Premier Jim Prentice's office said Tuesday it spent $13,000 on four 80-inch flat screen TVs, less than a week after the Alberta government tabled a budget that hiked taxes and a host of user fees. Nearly 2,000 fentanyl pills, a highly addictive and toxic drug, were seized by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams during a recent drug bust in Edmonton.

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  6. [Sports] Huskie football reaches new radio dealRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sheaf

    ... to have all of their games broadcast live on the radio. The University of Calgary Dinos and the University of Alberta Golden Bears currently do not have broadcast partners, while the University of Manitoba Bisons only have their home games aired. ...

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  7. Retouch3D cleans up the glitches on 3D-printed itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Gizmag

    ... gear, environmentally-friendly technologies and anything that's designed to go underwater. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spends a lot of time going over the handlebars of his mountain bike, hanging out in off-leash parks, and wishing the ...

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  8. $13,000 TVs good deal for taxpayers, Prentice saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    The government spent $13,000 to buy four 80-inch television screens to save money on travel by cabinet ministers, Premier Jim Prentice says. The screens will be set up in cabinet rooms in the Alberta legislature and the McDougall Centre in Calgary and in two rooms in the Federal Building in Edmonton.

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  9. Bkool simulator creates any animated cycling route you want, on the flyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gizmag

    ... gear, environmentally-friendly technologies and anything that's designed to go underwater. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spends a lot of time going over the handlebars of his mountain bike, hanging out in off-leash parks, and wishing the ...

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  10. Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving Canada todayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    ... citizenship," Trudeau said. Several organizations, including the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and the Alberta Federation of Labour, have called for an easier path to permanent residence and eventually citizenship for temporary foreign ...

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  11. Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CTV

    ... temporary foreign workers." Several organizations, including the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and the Alberta Federation of Labour, have called for an easier path to permanent residence and eventually citizenship for temporary foreign ...

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  12. April Fool's Day 2015: Best pranks in and around EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... colour? Well, once every 100 years the lake is drained and the bottom of the lake is painted. April Fool's! Travel Alberta partnered with Pantone to pull off the trick Wednesday morning, saying the little-known activity of painting the bottom of the ...

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  13. Crossing floor to be Smith's memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... Fischer's victory in the Highwood PC nomination on March 28 caps off one of the most remarkable political endings in Alberta history. After removing this threat and joining the PC Party in December, Smith still had to earn a spot on the ballot. ...

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  14. Provincial funding for water program cutRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    The provincial government cut funding to the Water for Life program in its 2015 budget. The Town of Okotoks was hoping to secure funds from the program for a water pipeline from Calgary.

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  15. Delay of national terrorism intervention strategy prompts local upstartsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    The Lower Mainland's newest online marketplace will open on Monday, April 28, when LikeItBuyItVancouver.com begins previewing a limited-time sale of everything from household goods to consumer electronics to cruises, travel, cars, gift cards and personal services. Gavin Young, Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB: FEBRUARY 17, 2015 - Christianne Boudreau listens at the U of C launch of Extreme Dialogue, an online video project designed to prevent violent extremi,ross Canada.

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  16. New Calgary dates for alt-J, Decemberists, Skrillex and DiploRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    MARCH 28: Joe Newman of Alt-J performs during 2015 Lollapalooza Brazil at Autodromo de Interlagos on March 28, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It's been a busy couple of days for concert announcements in Calgary, perhaps enough to make citizens - and the rest of the country, for that matter - forget about the latest snub which comes from the Stones, who will be making Quebec the only national stop on their upcoming North American stadium tour.

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  17. Temporary foreign workers must leave-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    Mario Reyes , a temporary foreign worker living in Red Deer, Alta., discusses his case with lawyer Peter Wong in Calgary, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Reyes and his family will stay in Canada during his appeal.

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  18. Cocaine.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Whitecourt Star

    On Tuesday March 24, Cruz Davis, 24, appeared before Judge Jacqueline Schaffter in Whitecourt provincial court, and pleaded guilty to selling two grams of cocaine. A joint submission arranged between lawyers for the Crown and defense asked for an 18 to 24-month-long sentence.

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  19. Trial set for Robert Duncan AliRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Whitecourt Star

    A photo of Robert Duncan, which was distributed by the RCMP. Duncan remains at large while wanted on several charges.

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  20. Peace Officers to get pepper spray, batonsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Whitecourt Star

    ... be issued batons and pepper spray. CSO's perform many of the same duties in B.C. that Peace Officers perform in Alberta. The name 'OC spray,' is derived from the words oleoresin Capsicum. Oleoresin is a technical term that refers to a resin or ...

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