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Local news for Alberta continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Probe into alleged Syrian combatants brings RCMP investigators to Calgary

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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How to do Hyperlapse Photography

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Four Lethbridge residents face 33 charges after rowdy weekend

Four young Lethbridge adults are facing a combined 33 charges after a rowdy weekend that saw weapons brandished outside a house party, a liquor store grab-and-run and a car taken from its owner without their consent.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CFRA

Trudeau praises Alberta's 'entrepreneurial spirit' during rally in Edmonton

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau paid tribute to what he called Alberta's "entrepreneurial spirit" as he took the stage during a rally Tuesday night in a downtown Edmonton park.

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Canada.com

Canadian doctors want freedom to choose whether to help terminal patients die

Canada's doctors say they should be free to choose whether to help terminally ill patients kill themselves if the federal ban outlawing euthanasia is overturned.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Health, Pain,

Brandon Sun

Calgary radio station hits stop button on format featuring shorter songs

A radio station in Alberta has given up a format featuring shorter versions of songs which it said gave listeners "twice the music."

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Brandon Sun

'Apologies are not enough;' Alberta tightens rules on use of government planes

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock, right, and Doug Horner, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, provide an update on the government's response to recommendations in the Auditor General's Special Duty Report on the Expenses of the Office of Premier Redford and Alberta's Air Transportation Services Program, in Edmonton on Tuesday, Aug. 19, ... (more)

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Brandon Sun

Sunny side up: Paleontologists looking for another dino egg nest in Alberta

A deep ravine in southern Alberta known as Devil's Coulee may be about to yield more of its secrets to paleontologists from the Royal Tyrrell Museum.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Dinosaur, Canada,

Globe and Mail

Oil spills into Ohio River from Duke Energy coal plant

The oil spill occurred late on Monday during a "routine transfer of fuel oil" at the W.C. Beckjord plant in New Richmond, Duke Energy said.

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Business Journal

Who will win the great donut duel of 2014?

The restaurant chain has announced the four finalists in its Duelling Donuts competition.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Doughnuts, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Recipes, Jann Arden, Pop/Rock, Canada,

Edmonton Journal

U of A beetle research aims to help combat pine infestation

A University of Alberta professor is embarking on new pine beetle research in the hopes of helping to contain the spread of the pest in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Justin Trudeau Q&A: Liberals serious about increasing presence in Alberta

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and his caucus have descended on Edmonton this week for two days of strategy sessions ahead of the 2015 federal election.

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Edmonton Journal

Airdrie man named Canada's top cadet

Teegan Martin will join Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Remembrance Day ceremonies in Ottawa after being named this country's top army cadet.

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GlobalNews

1 dead, 3 in hospital following collision on Highway 881

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. at kilometre marker 173 on Highway 881, which is about 150 kilometres north of Lac La Biche.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind celebrates Emmy win for 'Fargo'

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind felt a rush of nerves as she waited for her name to be called at the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, even though she'd won once before.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Maurice LaMarche, Comedy

CBC News

Charges pending against 4 in Lethbridge standoff

Charges are expected to be laid soon against four people taken into custody after a standoff in Lethbridge on Sunday night.

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Edmonton Journal

Decriminalizing pot sends wrong message: Prentice

Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jim Prentice says he opposes the decriminalization of marijuana but believes police should use discretion when deciding whether to lay charges.

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CBC News

1 dead, 3 taken to hospital after collision on Highway 881

RCMP and emergency crews from Lac La Biche and Fort McMurray were called to the scene about 150 kilometres north of Lac La Biche around 9:30 p.m. MT Sunday night.

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AccuWeather.com

The Fall 2014 Forecast for Canada

This is the AccuWeather.com Fall forecast for Canada, which includes the full months of September, October and November 2014.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

CNews

Left in stolen BMW, camera's selfie porn clues may help catch thieves

A young man eyes his own Facebook page in his home near Fish Creek Park in Calgary, Alta., on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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Canada.com

Food bank demand soars amid southern Alberta housing crunch

In Cochrane alone, demand has jumped more than 26 per cent from July 2013 to June 2014 - and the number of children being fed by hampers is up almost 43 per cent.

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