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2015/08/02 02:13
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For decades, the blinds of this semisubterranean Laguna Beach bar were closed tight. Back then, the dingy saloon was underground in more ways than one. People whom employers might still refuse to...
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2015/08/01 18:13
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Animal-rights activists say momentum is on their side, but they're not quite over the finish line just yet. The second annual Free Kiska demonstration took place outside Marineland Saturday between...
2015/07/31 22:39
2015/07/31 22:39
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Every day, 10-year-old Katharina McGregor takes two white capsules with breakfast and two with dinner. Katha, as she is called, has a rare genetic disease and the pills have let her swim and sing and...
2015/07/31 21:12
2015/07/31 21:12
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Justin Trudeau was a popular but untested politician when he stepped into the ring to meet a tough-looking brawler from the Conservative party of Canada. Tory pundits jeered that the pretty boy, the...
2015/07/31 17:39
2015/07/31 17:39
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Kylie Jenner. (Photo: Getty Images; illustration: The Globe and Mail) Images of young women, lips severely swollen and bruised from aggressively sucking the air out of shot glasses, began to flood...
2015/07/31 12:45
2015/07/31 12:45
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Despite all of society’s advances over the past century, men are still -- too often -- viewed by some as their own children’s “babysitters”; when in actuality, research supports the irreplaceable role...
2015/07/31 11:32
2015/07/31 11:32
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Quick, name a couple of famous female coders in the vein of Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. Nobody comes to mind, eh? Nowadays, two of the best-known women in computer science might just be...
2015/07/31 00:45
2015/07/31 00:45
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Human trafficking stories typically center on young girls being sold for sex and domestic workers lured by false promises. But as advocates mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on Thursday,...
2015/07/30 23:37
2015/07/30 23:37
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For Taylor Pardell, it's still all about entertaining people, which is great as the Grande Prairie born-and-raised soprano has a lot of lines in the water these days. Home for a visit earlier this...
2015/07/30 11:48
2015/07/30 11:48
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A team of Harvard scientists has paved the way for a deadly laser pig weapon by demonstrating that, with a little encouragement, pig fat cells can be made to lase. According to MIT Technology Review,...
2015/07/30 10:39
2015/07/30 10:39
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A Vancouver-based centre known for its study of advanced materials and a research program in Quebec that could help shepherd such materials into next-generation computers and electronic devices are...
2015/07/29 19:39
2015/07/29 19:39
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Brown is the new green, they are saying in Vancouver this hot, dry summer. Typically rain-soaked and lush, the grass here has turned brittle and a certain golden-brownish. Rain last weekend did not do...
2015/07/29 18:45
2015/07/29 18:45
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There’s nothing cuter than a canine family reunion. Harper, a 5-month-old puppy, hadn’t seen her mom since she was adopted at 11 weeks old, according to Rumble Viral user JarretR, who posted this...
2015/07/29 17:26
2015/07/29 17:26
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Abbotsford’s Gurselyen Singh and Roopkanwal Warraich are now that much closer to reaching their educational goals after being selected as two of 11 recipients of the 2015 Envision Financial Education...
2015/07/29 13:45
2015/07/29 13:45
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When we think about our most intelligent friends in the animal kingdom, species like orangutans, dolphins, elephants and octopuses are likely to come to mind. Dairy cows probably don't make the list....
2015/07/29 07:39
2015/07/29 07:39
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It is the biggest legal challenge to medicare yet. A lone judge will hear a private medical clinic’s claim that the public system is exposing patients to serious risk of harm, even death, by forcing...
2015/07/29 03:37
2015/07/29 03:37
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Physical exercise could help curb symptoms of Alzheimer’s Published: 29 July 2015 11:02 AM Studies indicate that physical exercise may help people live better with Alzheimer's and vascular dementia....
2015/07/28 13:54
2015/07/28 13:54
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Plants got their light sensors millions of years ago from relatives of algae like this microscopic marine phytoplankton, rather than from bacteria as previously thought, finds a new study from Duke...
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2015/07/27 23:39
2015/07/27 23:39
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Russell Brown as his latest appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Brown, a former barrister and law professor, is taking...
2015/07/27 16:39
2015/07/27 16:39
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... not here, so we have to do it for her.” Those were the words from one of Shanna Larsen’s best friends, speaking about the need for breast cancer awareness in young women. Shanna Larsen died...
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