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Lacombe Globe
Lt.-Gov. Mitchell visits LacombeIn a determined effort befitting the Habitat for Humanity philosophy, the show
Lt.-Gov. Mitchell visits Lacombe
Lacombe Globe / Posted an hour ago
In a determined effort befitting the Habitat for Humanity philosophy, the show went on despite cold, wet and muddy conditions last Friday as Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell helped Lacombe launch its first such housing project. Thanks to a $300,000... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
NDP sticks with veteran for Red Deer-LacombeA four-time NDP candidate at the provincial level, Hart makes his first foray i
NDP sticks with veteran for Red Deer-Lacombe
Lacombe Globe / Posted an hour ago
A four-time NDP candidate at the provincial level, Hart makes his first foray into federal politics as the party’s candidate in the new riding of Red Deer-Lacombe. The 65-year-old Ponoka resident defeated up-and-comer Katherine Swampy, 29, at the... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Lacombe tattoo fundraiser makes markColourful and personalized tattoos weren’t the only sign that the mental-health
Lacombe tattoo fundraiser makes mark
Lacombe Globe / Posted an hour ago
Colourful and personalized tattoos weren’t the only sign that the mental-health fundraiser last Friday in Lacombe had made its mark. With more than two hours left in the daylong schedule, staff at the host Cin City tattoo parlour had to advise a... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Monarchs eyeing AFL finalFor some teams entering their second year, reaching the championship game of th
Monarchs eyeing AFL final
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 7 hours ago
For some teams entering their second year, reaching the championship game of their respective league may be a lofty goal, but that’s not the case for the Fort McMurray Monarchs. Coming off of their semi-final berth last season, the Monarchs will... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Crematorium keeps family tradition aliveThe Gordon name has become synonymous with the funeral and cemetery business in
Crematorium keeps family tradition alive
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
The Gordon name has become synonymous with the funeral and cemetery business in Manitoba. Rick Gordon, the second generation in the business, recently opened a crematorium near Souris. NEAR SOURIS — Nestled in the tall oak and pine trees north of... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Joint squad finds redemption for championshipHistory makes it that much sweeter. After losing in the provincial championshi
Joint squad finds redemption for championship
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 21 hours ago
History makes it that much sweeter. After losing in the provincial championships in last year’s Sunburst League provincial tournament, the joint Fort Saskatchewan-Sherwood Park Senior AAA Athletics found themselves looking for redemption. And they... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
We’ve all got somewhere to beThe weather was horrible as I made my way up to the mountains a couple of weeke
We’ve all got somewhere to be
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 21 hours ago
The weather was horrible as I made my way up to the mountains a couple of weekends ago. It was like I was dropped into an East Coast fisherman’s tale with the pouring rain and whipping wind, pressing ever further into the black abyss. It was the... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Knights show promise at scrimmageThe Holy Trinity Academy Knights made a trip to Red Deer to get ram-tough for t
Knights show promise at scrimmage
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted yesterday
The Holy Trinity Academy Knights made a trip to Red Deer to get ram-tough for their opening game of the high school football season. The Knights scrimmaged against the Notre Dame Cougars in Red Deer on Saturday. �It was nice to stop hitting each... Read more
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Business Wire
EVRAZ North America plc Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Conference Call ScheduleCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EVRAZ North America plc (the Company) announced that,
EVRAZ North America plc Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Conference Call Schedule
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EVRAZ North America plc (the Company) announced that, in connection with the 7.5% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 issued by its subsidiary EVRAZ Inc. NA Canada, it will conduct a conference call on Friday, August 28, 2015, at... Read more
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Daily Mail
Barbaric chamber where antlers of frightened Maral are stags sawn offEnter the cutting room: Torture chamber where antlers of 'shell shocked' Maral
Barbaric chamber where antlers of frightened Maral are stags sawn off
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Enter the cutting room: Torture chamber where antlers of 'shell shocked' Maral stags sawn off to make 'natural viagra' blood baths WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Maral stags are bred in the remote Altai Mountains in Siberia where their antlers are sawn... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Arsenault to stand trialA Cold Lake man was committed to stand trial on charges of manslaughter and ind
Arsenault to stand trial
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A Cold Lake man was committed to stand trial on charges of manslaughter and indignity to a human body on August 5 in relation to the murder of 44-year-old Dennis Lenord Cardinal. Cardinal was reported missing to RCMP in December 2011. At the time of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Seagulls are no friends of mineSeagulls don't confine themselves to the seaside and mysteriously appear out of
Seagulls are no friends of mine
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
Seagulls don't confine themselves to the seaside and mysteriously appear out of nowhere when you start to plough, to feed on the worms and grubs exposed by the upturned furrows. While they do no harm to farmers, I believe that the bigger, Black Back... Read more
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Abbotsford News
A life tied to the mighty Fraser RiverFaces, Places and Traces by Mark Rushton If ever there is a man inextricably t
A life tied to the mighty Fraser River
Abbotsford News / Posted 4 days ago
Faces, Places and Traces by Mark Rushton If ever there is a man inextricably tied to the Fraser River it must be Albert Gibson. He was born above its banks, lived his whole life beside it, and spent his entire working career on it. Albert’s... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Todosychuk joins Griffins' creaseSports Editor His hockey career was done at 20. Time to hang up the pads and f
Todosychuk joins Griffins' crease
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 4 days ago
Sports Editor His hockey career was done at 20. Time to hang up the pads and focus on college. Or so thought fun-loving Vernon Viper graduate Danny Todosychuk, now a member of the Grant MacEwan University Griffins in Edmonton. Viper head coach/GM... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Jost to play in NCAAFormer Okanagan Rockets forward Tyson Jost has committed the University of Nort
Jost to play in NCAA
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 5 days ago
Former Okanagan Rockets forward Tyson Jost has committed the University of North Dakota hockey program for the 2016-17 season. Jost, 17, will captain the BCHL's Penticton Vees this season before heading to Grand Forks, North Dakota to play NCAA... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Seeking Strand of hope for downtown theatreIt would appear that without a fourth-quarter Hail Mary pass, the curtain has c
Seeking Strand of hope for downtown theatre
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
It would appear that without a fourth-quarter Hail Mary pass, the curtain has closed on the Strand Theatre saga. As was shared in the Brandon Sun this past week, the one-time megaproject has fizzled out, leading to tough times ahead for the aging... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Calgary Homeless Foundation CEO on challenges created by tough economyThe Calgary Homeless Foundation set a goal in 2008 to end chronic homelessness
Calgary Homeless Foundation CEO on challenges created by tough economy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The Calgary Homeless Foundation set a goal in 2008 to end chronic homelessness in the city in a decade through a philosophy known as Housing First, which emphasizes getting vulnerable people off the street and into stable living arrangements as an... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
Cranbrook Pro Rodeo was a successSUBMITTED The 29th annual Cranbrook Pro Rodeo had another successful event. T
Cranbrook Pro Rodeo was a success
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
SUBMITTED The 29th annual Cranbrook Pro Rodeo had another successful event. The rough stock was provided by Wayne Vold Rodeo Company of DeWinton, AB and the timed event stock came from Manerd Bird of Nanton, AB. Dennis Halstead, rodeo clown,... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Stork Report: New arrivalsJuly 3: Born to Maria Adreanna Van Essen and Paul H. Carlston of Vernon, B.C.,
Stork Report: New arrivals
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 6 days ago
July 3: Born to Maria Adreanna Van Essen and Paul H. Carlston of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 8 lbs. 11 oz., named Lilly Tannis Ann Carlston. A sister for Alexzander, 2 1/2; Amyra, 22; Tesla, 18. A granddaughter for Francisca Copeland of Vernon, Tannis and... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
FMCC wins provincial tourneyThe Fort McMurray Cricket Club was given reason to celebrate last weekend, defe
FMCC wins provincial tourney
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 7 days ago
The Fort McMurray Cricket Club was given reason to celebrate last weekend, defeating teams from Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer in their first provincial out of town tournament. “It’s a great honour,” said FMCC president Irfan Bangash. “We were going... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 10-6In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning th
Top 25 WHL teams of all time: Nos. 10-6
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
In honour of the Western Hockey League celebrating its 50th season beginning this September, we thought we’d count down the top 25 WHL teams of all time (because 50 is just too crazy). We’ve hit the Top 10, here are Nos. 10-6. 10. 1976–77 New... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Maybe this economic slowdown isn't such a bad thing for quality of life in CalgaryEconomic cool-downs aren’t known for making good-news headlines. Loss of emplo
Maybe this economic slowdown isn't such a bad thing for quality of life in Calgary
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Economic cool-downs aren’t known for making good-news headlines. Loss of employment and general financial uncertainty aren’t normally matters to lift the spirit. But on the most macro of macro levels, a bit of a breather isn’t necessarily a bad... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Highlanders earn second win of seasonThe Airdrie Highlanders added another game to the win column last week. The me
Highlanders earn second win of season
Airdrie Echo / Posted 9 days ago
The Airdrie Highlanders added another game to the win column last week. The mens third division team now has 2-7 record after defeating the Calgary Irish 47-12 in Calgary Rugby Union action at George McDougall High School’s field on Aug.... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Heat restricts fishingTemporary closures of additional fisheries are needed to safeguard fish populat
Heat restricts fishing
Airdrie Echo / Posted 9 days ago
Temporary closures of additional fisheries are needed to safeguard fish populations in areas that have exceeded temperature thresholds. Low water flows combined with hot weather have resulted in high water temperatures in several rivers and streams... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary's celebration of Latin American culture, Expo Latino, returns for 19th year SaturdayThe forecast for the last weekend in August is muy caliente. That’s because Ex
Calgary's celebration of Latin American culture, Expo Latino, returns for 19th year Saturday
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The forecast for the last weekend in August is muy caliente. That’s because Expo Latino will toast its 19th year in Calgary, taking over Prince’s Island Aug. 28-30 for Canada’s largest outdoor festival celebrating the cultural mosaic of the Latin... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Right on target with 3D Archery Fun ShootThe Cold Lake Fish and Game Club held their first ever 3D Archery Fun Shoot on
Right on target with 3D Archery Fun Shoot
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The Cold Lake Fish and Game Club held their first ever 3D Archery Fun Shoot on August 15. The event was organized as a way to promote the club and get more people interested in the sport. Participants of all ages came out to test their aim on 3D... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Chill hoping to surprise at Founders' CupThe Calgary Chill may get the cold shoulder from some of the other teams taking
Calgary Chill hoping to surprise at Founders' Cup
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The Calgary Chill may get the cold shoulder from some of the other teams taking part in this week's Founders' Cup. They are one of two Calgary teams participating in the seven-team Canadian Junior B Lacrosse Championship, hosted in this city for the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fallow deer are all about the bass when sizing up rivalsA fallow deer buck calling. Credit: QMUL/Benjamin Pitcher During the deer's bre
Fallow deer are all about the bass when sizing up rivals
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
A fallow deer buck calling. Credit: QMUL/Benjamin Pitcher During the deer's breeding season, or rut, the researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and ETH Zürich, played male fallow deer (bucks) in Petworth Park in West Sussex, a... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Hot and and dry weather takes toll on anglersBRYAN PASSIFIUME Calgary Sun Hot and dry conditions continue to take a toll o
Hot and and dry weather takes toll on anglers
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 12 days ago
BRYAN PASSIFIUME Calgary Sun Hot and dry conditions continue to take a toll on the province's anglers. Low water levels and high temperatures in southern Alberta prompted the closure of more streams to fishing on Friday in order to protect at-risk... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Blackhawks' prospect remembers his rootsAlong with his parents and two siblings, Sam Jardine wanted to share his pro-co
Blackhawks' prospect remembers his roots
Lacombe Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Along with his parents and two siblings, Sam Jardine wanted to share his pro-contract news with another friend back home in Lacombe. Soon after earning an American Hockey League deal with the Chicago Blackhawks’ affiliate, the Rockford (Ill.)... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Exmoor charity walk with Ivan Huxtable Getting ready to promote the walk are Ivan Huxtable, Bev Huxtable and Gerard
Exmoor charity walk with Ivan Huxtable
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
Getting ready to promote the walk are Ivan Huxtable, Bev Huxtable and Gerard Fawcitt (North Devon Hospice) with (front) Julie Whitton and Carol Huxtable. Popular wildlife ramble returns on September 27 to... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Big jump in GP populationGrande Prairie is now the fifth largest city in Alberta, according to 2015 muni
Big jump in GP population
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Grande Prairie is now the fifth largest city in Alberta, according to 2015 municipal census figures. Thursday, Mayor Bill Given announced the city’s population is 68,556, a 24% increase from the 2011 federal census, which recorded the population of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kia ora: WaiouruWild Kaimanawa horses couldn't drag Elisabeth Easther away from this adventurou
Kia ora: Waiouru
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Wild Kaimanawa horses couldn't drag Elisabeth Easther away from this adventurous town resting in the shadow of a mountain. Wild Kaimanawa horses charge through the tussock in the shadow of Mt Ruapehu. Photo / Alan Gibson Origin of name: Derived... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
News from the Valley Neighbours ClubOur fall activities begin again in one short month. Philip would appreciate you
News from the Valley Neighbours Club
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 15 days ago
Our fall activities begin again in one short month. Philip would appreciate your input for the floor curling season. Give him a call at 403-933-7991 if you are new to floor curling. We would be happy to have you on the team. As well, Philip would... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Glorious Twelfth: Grouse season starts with a bang on these sporting estatesLowbridge Estate Location: Selside, Kendal, Cumbria Land: 1,927 acres Like t
The Glorious Twelfth: Grouse season starts with a bang on these sporting estates
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Lowbridge Estate Location: Selside, Kendal, Cumbria Land: 1,927 acres Like the red deer that roam its land, this lakeside estate is quite a prize. The Victorian house set on 1,927 acres of moorland has been home to the Fothergill family since... Read more
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iol.co.za
Skye’s the limit in the HebridesGlasgow - Nothing shouts summer like a spot of island-hopping. And off the west
Skye’s the limit in the Hebrides
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Glasgow - Nothing shouts summer like a spot of island-hopping. And off the west coast of Scotland, the Hebrides comprise an entire pepper mill of islands ground over the ocean. These ragged rocks rise out of the waves, blanketed in wiry... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
7-7 Ranch celebrates 20th jamboreeRuth and Charlie Travers rolled out the red carpet on Aug. 8 and 9 for their 20
7-7 Ranch celebrates 20th jamboree
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Ruth and Charlie Travers rolled out the red carpet on Aug. 8 and 9 for their 20th annual gospel jamboree at their ranch on the shores of Cochin Lake in the Tatlayoko Valley. After 20 years they say this will likely be the last time they will host... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Musicians release debut singleTwo Airdrians have kicked-off a new musical project. Chad McMonagle and Eli Bu
Musicians release debut single
Airdrie Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Two Airdrians have kicked-off a new musical project. Chad McMonagle and Eli Budwill have put their musical chops together to form the new country band Northern Heights. The two, who have played music together in various bands for the past five... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Padington wins national age-group championshipMackenzie Padington of Campbell River won one national championship and added a
Padington wins national age-group championship
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Mackenzie Padington of Campbell River won one national championship and added a pair of silver medals as a small delegation from the Campbell River Killer Whales swim club posted a strong showing in the Canadian Age-Group Championships in Quebec... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Family of a Red Deer man killed in a Calgary apartment, found out he was dead through social mediaFamily of a Red Deer man slain in a Calgary apartment complex learned of his de
Family of a Red Deer man killed in a Calgary apartment, found out he was dead through social media
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Family of a Red Deer man slain in a Calgary apartment complex learned of his death through social media, his sister said Monday. Becky Marance travelled from Red Deer to Calgary to attend the first court appearance of an adult charged with her... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Red Deer home invasion, gunplay prompt call for tipsPolice in Red Deer are on the look-out for two men who broke into a house last
Red Deer home invasion, gunplay prompt call for tips
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Police in Red Deer are on the look-out for two men who broke into a house last week and fired a gun. RCMP say they were called to the scene of a townhome on 59 Avenue, where two men, one carrying a long barrel gun and the other carrying a handgun,... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
World War II-era bomber takes flight in Anoka CountyThirty-five times during World War II, Harold Laursen crawled into a tight spac
World War II-era bomber takes flight in Anoka County
Forest Lake Times / Posted 17 days ago
Thirty-five times during World War II, Harold Laursen crawled into a tight space to protect the bottom of a B-17 bomber from German fighter planes. Harold Laursen, 94, of Farmington, was a ball turret gunner on a B-17 bomber for 35 missions during... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Morgan Bird wins two Canadian swimming medals at Parapan Am GamesThe medals continue to pour in from Canada’s swimmers at the Parapan American G
Morgan Bird wins two Canadian swimming medals at Parapan Am Games
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
The medals continue to pour in from Canada’s swimmers at the Parapan American Games. The Canadians won 17 medals at the pool Sunday and are now second in both the gold and overall medal count after Day 2 of competition. Canada has eight gold and 33... Read more
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NHL.com
Mikko Rantanen, Calvin Pickard among Colorado Avalanche top five prospectsThe Colorado Avalanche are committed to building through the NHL Draft, using f
Mikko Rantanen, Calvin Pickard among Colorado Avalanche top five prospects
NHL.com / Posted 18 days ago
The Colorado Avalanche are committed to building through the NHL Draft, using free agents to fill in the gaps while waiting for their prospects to mature. "This is where we're going to have to focus," Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said. "If we feel... Read more
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Calgary Sun
RCMP paint art thief into a cornerCALGARY - Mounties painted an alleged art thief into a corner when they found a
RCMP paint art thief into a corner
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
CALGARY - Mounties painted an alleged art thief into a corner when they found a stolen limited edition print, dubbed "Busted," displayed on the wall of a Red Deer home. And while they were on a search warrant at the home police were pleasantly... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alleged thiefMounties painted an alleged art thief into a corner when they found a stolen li
Alleged thief
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Mounties painted an alleged art thief into a corner when they found a stolen limited edition print, dubbed "Busted," displayed on the wall of a Red Deer home. And while they were on a search warrant at the Red Deer home looking for the Michael... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Parapan Am Roundup: Canadians take six medals in road cycling on opening dayTORONTO - It didn't take long for Canada to win it's first gold medal of the Pa
Parapan Am Roundup: Canadians take six medals in road cycling on opening day
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 days ago
TORONTO - It didn't take long for Canada to win it's first gold medal of the Parapan American Games. A couple hours into Saturday's opening competitions, Mark Ledo of Maple, Ont., took gold in the H3-5 men's cycling road race. Ledo finished the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Grand homes are for saleTHE rare sight of 'For Sale' signs at a Tudor manor house near Kirkby Lonsdale
Grand homes are for sale
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
THE rare sight of 'For Sale' signs at a Tudor manor house near Kirkby Lonsdale and a secluded Lake District estate is attracting attention on the property market. The Lowbridge Estate at Selside has been home to the Fothergill family since 1761,... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Spruce Grove Bantam Sox regroup for WesternsThe Spruce Grove Bantam AAA White Sox came within one win of defending their 20
Spruce Grove Bantam Sox regroup for Westerns
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
The Spruce Grove Bantam AAA White Sox came within one win of defending their 2014 provincial title, but the fuse that powered them to a second-place regular season finish could not spark an upset against a juggernaut in the Okotoks Dawgs during the... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Lacombe peewees upset top-seeded CamroseThe Lacombe Dodgers won just one game in the provincial peewee AA Tier 1 baseba
Lacombe peewees upset top-seeded Camrose
Lacombe Globe / Posted 20 days ago
The Lacombe Dodgers won just one game in the provincial peewee AA Tier 1 baseball championship, but it tasted like a gold-medal victory. The host Dodgers defeated top-ranked Camrose 17-7 — by the mercy rule, no less — in round-robin play Saturday at... Read more
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