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  1. Looking to build up the game of broomballRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Red Deer Advocate

    ... and ringette for people. There was a time, albeit roughly 25 to 30 years ago, when broomball was a viable sport in Alberta and western Canada in general. The game hasn't disappeared entirely from these parts, but it's all but faded away. Meanwhile, ...

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  2. Weather forces cancellation of RDC athletic eventsRead the original story

    8 min ago | Red Deer Advocate

    The winter weather wreaked havoc on the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference schedule on Thursday, the biggest casualty being the entire Fall Bonspiel at the Pidherney Curling Centre in Red Deer. Also getting cancelled was the Red Deer College Kings men's hockey game in Camrose against the Augusta Vikings and the RDC basketball road trip against the Briercrest Clippers in Caronport, Sask.

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  3. By the numbers: Edmonton's first blast of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... 70 centimetres blanketing some locations west and east of the city. Randy Loyk, technical services manager for the Alberta Motor Association, advised motorists to give themselves extra time to get to work in the morning, and to plug their vehicles ...

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  4. Former soldier sorry for planning attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Barriere Star Journal

    ... that we have agreed to, it was very detailed." Roulston said Gieschen is still receiving treatment at the Southern Alberta Forensic Psychiatric Centre. He was brought to court Thursday in a wheelchair, but declined an opportunity to come into the ...

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  5. Michael Cooper wins nomination race in St. Albert-EdmontonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Michael Cooper will be the Conservative Party of Canada's candidate for MP in the St. Albert-Edmonton riding during the next federal election. Cooper, 30, is a lawyer and a lifelong St. Albert resident.

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  6. A call to consciousnessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Tom Jackson started the Huron Carole project in 1987 to raise money for Canadian food banks. His next benefit concert will be on Thursday, Dec. 4, at Red Deer's Memorial Centre.

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  7. Lower prices, no major power outages in Alberta in 2014: electricity operatorRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lifestyles

    The organization that oversees Alberta's electricity says wind power and a new natural gas plant helped meet growing demand this year at a lower price to consumers. "We have been breaking records every year in terms of electricity use.

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  8. CN, Superior Silica Sands and Di-Corp Partner in Frac Sand TransloadingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AndhraNews

    CN, Superior Silica Sands and Di-Corp will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal near Rocky Mountain House, Alta., located southwest of Edmonton, in early 2015 to meet rising demand for frac sand in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Di-Corp of Edmonton is building the new 30-acre facility, which will have three tracks capable of holding 95 rail cars for unloading and six silos with 2,000 tons of storage capacity.

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  9. Candidate withdraws from South Vancouver Liberal nomination race, citing 'best interests of party'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Calgary played host to its annual Grey Cup Pancake Breakfast in downtown Vancouver Thursday as fans arrived for the Sunday game. Looking for some awesome bargains? From tech and toys to clothing and candles, here's a look at what's out there.

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  10. Centre Ave. cycle track proposedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    Divided bike lanes could be added to a busy road on Okotoks' north side as the Town explores a major facelift for Centre Avenue. The proposal was unveiled at a Nov. 17 open house in town council chambers where residents were able to provide feedback on the two proposed concepts for the street, which are aimed at improving mobility for cyclists and pedestrians.

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  11. Wedding commissioner says 'I do' to retirementRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... each other saying their vows. Pitura said she does believe the demand for non-religious ceremonies has increased in Alberta during her span. She said when she was first appointed, 40 per cent of weddings in Alberta were being performed by a ...

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  12. Grand opening of field house this weekendRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... for their programs. 'It's fantastic, it's state of the art, it rivals anything that anybody else has to offer in Alberta for sure, so we're very lucky,' he said. 'Registrations have gone up by 92 per cent from last indoor (season), so basically the ...

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  13. UBC dentistry professor to receive highest military honour for forensic advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Calgary played host to its annual Grey Cup Pancake Breakfast in downtown Vancouver Thursday as fans arrived for the Sunday game. Looking for some awesome bargains? From tech and toys to clothing and candles, here's a look at what's out there.

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  14. Man charged in Vancouver stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Calgary played host to its annual Grey Cup Pancake Breakfast in downtown Vancouver Thursday as fans arrived for the Sunday game. Looking for some awesome bargains? From tech and toys to clothing and candles, here's a look at what's out there.

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  15. Council leans toward two-for-one deal on police helicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Members of the public check out the Edmonton Police Service helicopter, Air-1, in Hawrelak Park during Emergency Preparedness Week in May 2013. EDMONTON - Edmonton could be ready to plunk down money on the greatest pre-Christmas sale ever - almost two police helicopters for the price of one.

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  16. CANCELLED: Cold Specks and We Are The City. What about tonight's other gigs?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Which means Cold Specks - the singer - and Vancouver rockers We Are The City can't make it to Edmonton for tonight's show at the Royal Alberta Museum Theatre. "Horrible weather has stranded the band in Jasper, and they are unable to continue," reads a Facebook post from the show's promoter, Steve Derpack of JCL Productions.

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  17. Funeral scheduled Sunday for Filipino workers killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... All four were from the Philippines. EDMONTON - The funeral for four workers from the Philippines who died in an Alberta motor vehicle accident has been scheduled for Sunday. Mourners are welcome to pay their respects from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the ...

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  18. Canada's oldest person dies a month before her 114th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CJAD

    Canada's oldest person, who was known for celebrating her birthday with a cold beer, has died just one month and one day shy of her 114th birthday. Merle Barwis, who lived at The Priory residential care facility in Victoria and held the oldest-person title for almost two years, died Nov. 22. Her grandson Terry Barwis, 65, a resident of the nearby community of Sooke, said she had few tips to share with her family about longevity.

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  19. Appeal court reduces sentence for Leduc man who set girlfriend on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    A Leduc man who lit his bound girlfriend on fire and threatened to blow up an RCMP detachment has had his sentence reduced by the Appeal Court of Alberta. Tyrell Ivan James Lee was originally given 14-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to 17 charges, including assault causing bodily harm and aggravated assault.

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  20. Staples: Traffic jams the new normal for booming EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    It's not just blizzards that now bring Edmonton to a crawl. It's an every day fact of our traffic.

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