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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Edmonton girls catch soccer fever at Live Your Goals festival

The girls, decked out in pink jerseys, hit the field at the Clareview Community Recreation Centre on Sunday for FIFA's Live Your Goals, a festival targeted at young female soccer players.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Alberta Summer Games wrap up, Calgary wins most medals

The 2014 Alberta Summer Games got underway in Airdrie on Thursday night with the lighting of the cauldron at Genesis Athletic Park.

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11 hrs ago | 411mania.com

WWE House Show Results 7.26.14 - Edmonton, Alberta

WWE House Show Results 7.26.14 - Edmonton, Alberta Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.27.2014 See the results... Credit: Barry Filion & PWInsider Building is probably 50% capacity, so not so good.

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16 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Venting: July 26, 2014: Note to the provincial government. The...

Service Alberta Minister Doug Griffiths, left, and Justice Minister Jonathan Denis unveil the three designs Albertans will choose from as the province introduces new licence plates next year.

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20 hrs ago | Bike Magazine

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

Born and raised on Canada's east coast, Ryan moved progressively westward looking for the adventures that have defined his photography for the past decade.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

Lecky wins singing contest

Singer-songwriter Stephen Lecky, shown during a retreat to India earlier this year, won the inaugural Bourbon Idol at The Bourbon Room in St. Albert.

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St. Albert Gazette

St. Albert duo takes third at K-Days Talent Search

Visitors seated at North Stage patiently waiting for Talent Search to begin stared at the clouds wondering if they were going to open up or blow over.

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Edmonton Journal

Facing long delays at Edmonton's fertility clinic, local couples head to Calgary to get pregnant

Many women are delaying having children until they are older; between 1998 and 2007, there was a 48 per cent increase in the birth rate for Canadian women over the age of 40. Edmonton-area couples struggling to conceive a child are frequently waiting more than a year to get seen at the city's lone fertility clinic, an often unbearable delay for ... (more)

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The Windsor Star

'We kill and beg to be killed': Hunt on for local would-be jihadist

Ahmad Waseem, 26, of Windsor, is wanted by the RCMP after allegedly returning to Syria late last year.

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GlobalNews

Motorist killed in collision northeast of Edmonton

Strathcona County RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision just outside of Fort Saskatchewan, on Highway 15 east of Range Road 213.

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CBC News

1st Canadian patient to receive new liver therapy doing well

Nazdana Jan, second from right, is doing well after receiving an experimental liver therapy in Alberta two years ago.

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Brandon Sun

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Edmonton Journal

No 'rainbow families': Ethnic donor stipulation at Calgary...

An embryologist at work in the Regional Fertility Program lab in Calgary. The clinic, which has operated since the 1980s, won't allow a woman to use a sperm donor "that would result in a future child appearing racially different than the recipient or the recipient's partner."

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Corvettes

Calgary Police Find Betsy, the Stolen 1962 Corvette

For a Corvette enthusiast in Calgary, Canada, what started as a sad story wound up having a very happy ending.

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Vancouver Sun

Alberta's finances worse than other energy-rich provinces and states: Fraser Institute report

On the subject of a single national securities regulator, Finance Doug Horner has said the province is "not going to be bullied into signing something that's not right for Alberta."

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GlobalNews

Wet, blustery weather across Edmonton and central Alberta

Anyone planning on spending Friday outdoors may want to reconsider. High winds and heavy rain are forecast in and around Edmonton, and across central Alberta.

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GlobalNews

Alberta Summer Games kicks off in Airdrie

A four-year-old boy was banned from a Monroe, Connecticut doughnut shop for asking a woman if she was pregnant.

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Canada.com

Body discovered in Abbeydale pond

Police and emergency crews on the scene after a body was found in a pond near Stoney Trail and Abbydale in Calgary on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Western Wheel

Collision closes highway

A serious collision between a minivan and a Corvette sent four people to hospital and forced the closure of part of Highway 2 on Thursday morning The minivan was hit as it was attempting to cross the highway's southbound lanes at the 370 Avenue intersection sometime before 10:30 a.m. Okotoks RCMP Sgt.

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Airdrie City View

Accused murderer's case held over, search called off

Calgary Search and Rescue Police blocked off the entrance to the former Cam Clark Ford building off of East Lake Ramp on July 19, as part of the search for the bodies of Alvin Liknes, Kathy Liknes, and Nathan O'Brien of Calgary.

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