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  1. Apple pie, Apple Pay, and a public sector freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alberta Venture

    ... the PCs have now fallen to third place in the polls . A chilling promise A cold pall has been cast over Alberta's government workers, after Premier Jim Prentice promised to freeze public sector wages . But don't worry, the freeze will only be in ...

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  2. Connor Paterson: From high school hallways to high fashion runwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Calgary Journal

    Calgary teen leaves behind an ordinary life to explore an unexpected passion and makes a name for himself in the world of high fashion modeling This time last year, Connor Paterson was just an average high school student from southeast Calgary who lived with his parents and his younger sister. You could usually find him sitting at home in his basement playing Xbox, like any other 17 year old.

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  3. Xtreme to offer first-ever spring campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Airdrie City View

    ... to compare where they are at in their development with other players.' The Xtreme placed third last season in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League's (AMBHL) Ram South Division with a 9-21-3 record, before being swept by the Lethbridge Golden Hawks ...

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  4. Harper Government helps children access new playground at West Dalhousie School in CalgaryRead the original story

    Friday | Canada NewsWire

    The new structure will include a ramp, U-swings and climbing events. The planned new rubber surface will ensure the playground's accessibility year-round, so families can enjoy the wide variety of activities the playground will offer after its revitalization.

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  5. Balzac's Coffee Roasters create a distinct Canadian experience for UP Express in Union StationRead the original story

    Friday | Canada NewsWire

    Founder and President says she was "immediately convinced that this is a good fit for the company. UP Express is genuinely committed to bringing in home-grown businesses whose identities are interwoven the unique spirit of finest establishments such as La Bamboche, Dufflet Pastries and Cinq Foods to name a few.

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  6. Rural voters ponder return to PCsRead the original story

    Friday | The Western Producer

    As a lifelong Progressive Conservative, Dale Nixon agreed to host a barbecue for PC candidate Jack Hayden and leader Jim Prentice at his rural Alberta home. It was a way for Nixon and his visitors to have a closer look at Prentice and see if they could be lured back to the PC fold in the May 5 Alberta election.

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  7. Flooding has always been a danger on the Prairies, as seen in this undated photo. | File photoRead the original story

    Friday | The Western Producer

    The Western Producer takes a weekly look at some of the stories that made headlines in issues of the paper from 75, 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Spring thaw in the Alberta foothills brought a rush of ice floes down the Red Deer River and forced more than 1,000 people from their homes.

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  8. VIDEO: NDP ag platform light on detailsRead the original story

    Friday | The Western Producer

    Running appears to be the operative word, because she visited most of Alberta's major cities during the first week of the campaign that culminates in a May 5 election. Notley made a campaign stop in Lethbridge April 8, where she officially launched the campaign of local candidate Shannon Phillips, an economic policy analyst who finished second to Progressive Conservative Greg Weadick in the last election.

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  9. Big opportunities lie in beef productionRead the original story

    Friday | The Western Producer

    Sayde Turcato's heifer is in full voice while being groomed before show time at the 20th annual Chinook Junior Stock Show in Claresholm, Alta., April 8. The Speckle Park-Angus cross had its eye on some of the other 236 cattle gathered at the Claresholm Agriplex for the show. Cattle prices are high, beef demand is high and good times are likely to keep rolling until at least 2019.

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  10. Fracking and earthquakes: Is there a connection?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canadian Content

    ... quite understand why people aren't voicing their concern." In regions like northeastern B.C. and the foothills of Alberta, there is so much fracking going on that it's difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint which project caused a quake. That's ... 1 comment

  11. Calgary private school discriminated against Muslim students, says human rights tribunalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Edmonton Journal

    Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB: November 20, 2013 - Neil Webber, founder of Webber Academy, at the private school in Calgary, Alberta Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The Alberta School Board Association recently approved a policy calling on the province to divert funding from private schools to public schools.

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  12. Manitoba hockey roundup - April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | My Manitoba.com

    ... CDT. The Terriers will complete the round-robin portion of the tournament on Thursday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m. against Alberta. The semifinals will be held on Saturday, May 2. The Fishermen play Game 2 of the tournament Friday morning against ...

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  13. Help locate 16-year-old Marley BurdickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Red Deer Advocate

    Police are trying to locate 16-year-old Marley Brudick who was last seen on Tuesday in Red Deer. Police believe it is possible she may be in Edmonton or Spruce Grove but this has not been confirmed.

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  14. RCMP Notebook: Collision claims life of young Airdrie residentRead the original story

    Friday | Airdrie City View

    A 17-year-old new mom and resident of Airdrie was killed on April 5 when the car she was driving, a 2006 Pontiac G6, collided with another vehicle at the intersection of 37 Street and Spruce Meadows Trail S.W. in Calgary at approximately 9 p.m., according to Calgary Police Services . The identity of the driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene, is not being released by CPS.

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  15. Sick Coyotes Are More Likely to Come into CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bad Astronomy Blog

    Run-ins are on the rise between coyotes and city-dwelling humans, and scientists aren't sure why. Now researchers in Alberta think they've found a piece of the puzzle.

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  16. Bad behaviour behind the wheel targeted by Capital Region law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | GlobalNews

    Edmonton police, RCMP and Provincial Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be conducting laser and photo radar, as well as commercial vehicle inspections, at several high traffic locations throughout the Edmonton-area during a one-day blitz on Friday. "EPS and its law enforcement partners are going to continue to hammer home the message of responsible driving with similar initiatives throughout the spring and summer months."

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  17. Rousing Medicine Hat reception for PrenticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medincine Hat News

    ... in Medicine Hat on Thursday but specifics on the changes to health care were left unanswered. A return to an Alberta Health Services (AHS) superboard has been in the cards for months but what that will cost is not known. Legally there must be a ...

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  18. Medicine Hat candidates get rough ride at forumRead the original story

    Friday | Medincine Hat News

    ... been sufficient to help all those who qualify, said Pedersen "Strong social policy is needed," said Jim Black of the Alberta Party. "We need people to be able to stay in their own home as long as possible." Pedersen garnered appreciation for stating ...

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  19. TheRide Finalizes CEO Contract with Matt CarpenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mass Transit

    The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority has named Matt Carpenter as its new chief executive officer. Carpenter, a Tennessee native who has more than 15 years of professional experience in the transit industry, including eight as the successful CEO of Strathcona County Transit in Sherwood Park, Alberta, has agreed on a salary of $160,000 and will begin work at TheRide on June 1. "Mr. Carpenter brings with him excellent management and communication skills and a forward-thinking mindset.

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  20. SDTC Announces New President and CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Market Wire

    ... Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, Alberta Economic Development, and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial ...

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