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

3 min ago | Regina Leader Post

Woman's death on farm outside Edmonton declared homicide

RCMP say the death of a 44-year-old woman in a farmhouse near Rich Valley, outside Edmonton, on July 4 is a homicide.

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1 hr ago | Vancouver Sun

'Person of interest' in Alberta family's disappearance released on bail

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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3 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Motorcycle driver spotted going 200 km/h crashes into tree

A motorcycle was spotted travelling about 200 km/h Thursday night before crashing into a tree in southeast Calgary, say police.

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7 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Hundreds attend candlelight vigil for missing Calgary family

It has been 12 days since five-year-old Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents, Alvin and Kathryn Liknes, were last seen, sparking an Amber Alert .

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11 hrs ago | CBC News

JP Hoe brings his prairie brand of folk-pop to Folk Fest

It's been six years since folk-pop favourite JP Hoe has performed at the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

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15 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Taking a bite out of crime with Whistler's police puppy trainer

Whistler's littlest crime-fighter-in-training probably doesn't instill fear in the hearts of bad guys quite yet, but, if all goes according to plan, the 16-week-old German shepherd will be hitting the streets and protecting Canadians before you know it.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Airdrie City View

Fuzzy Pickles Society of Alberta offering residents a chance to win money

That's what the Fuzzy Pickles Society of Alberta is hoping to do with its new Cash Calendar fundraiser in support of a new building for the preschool.

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Brandon Sun

Prostitution bill sparks debate whether to protect or prosecute sex workers

Two contradictory portraits of prostitution emerged during this week's parliamentary hearings - one, empowered women free to choose to sell their bodies for sex; the other, victims of abuse in need of rescue.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo couple killed in Alberta crash

The collision happened shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 13 and 47th Street in north Wetaskiwin.

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CBC News

Family of 3 among most recent deaths on Alberta highways

Four people were killed when a car and motorhome collided Wednesday south of Jasper, Alta., on a stretch of highway through the Rocky Mountains.

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Globe and Mail

Police search for missing Alberta boy, grandparents turns to second dump

Police investigators prepare to search a hay field north of Airdrie, Alta, on July 7, 2014.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Canadian-shot 'Fargo' nabs 18 Emmy nominations; Tatiana Maslany snubbed

The Calgary-shot drama "Fargo" landed a whopping 18 Emmy nominations on Thursday, and Canadians are sharing in the glory.

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Canada.com

Canadian Air Force fighter jets poised to launch missions near Russian airspace

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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Alberta Venture

Romance is big business in Alberta

About a year ago, Shawna Dirksen launched Wundermeet , a matchmaking company in Edmonton.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBC News

Fire north of Slave Lake deemed out of control

Geoffrey Driscoll, a wildfire information officer with the Alberta government, says the fire is about 3,700 hectares in size.

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Globe and Mail

Quebec, Alberta shun national regulator

Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver speaks to reporters during a news conference at the North American Energy Summit in the Manhattan borough of New York, June 10, 2014.

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GlobalNews

Warmer weather brings spike in Alberta fatal crashes

It's the time of year for long awaited getaways, trips to the lake and finally taking the top down.

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Canada.com

Royal LePage says Canada's big city housing markets continue to boom as small centres left behind

The shortage of detached single-family houses led to significant price increases in Toronto and in Calgary, new listings couldn't keep up with strong demand.

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Canada.com

ATB Financial refunds Alberta seniors nearly $6 million in monthly fees

In a move that could cost ATB Financial almost $6 million, nearly 20,000 customers across Alberta will be refunded bank fees after the institution discovered it had not contacted some customers about their eligibility for a no-fee account.

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GlobalNews

Global to air exclusive Alberta coverage of K-Days parade

Global Television will be airing live province-wide coverage of Edmonton's annual K-Days parade on Friday, July 18. It will be broadcast across Global News' Alberta stations, including Global Edmonton, Global Calgary, and Global Lethbridge, and will also be live streamed on Globalnews.ca/edmonton .

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