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

31 min ago | 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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31 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Tatiana Maslany, Maurice LaMarche

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Russia, Asia, Wedding, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Lithuania,

10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Natural Disasters, Wildfire,

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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Canada.com

Fatal hit-and-run victim "amazing" big brother

Eliah McEdwards was an "outgoing, big-hearted, amazing big brother" who had only recently returned to Calgary following his older sister's death when he was killed in a hit-and-run in the city's northeast this week.

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CNews

Couple fined for leaving dog in hot van during concert

A Calgary couple who admitted leaving their dog in a hot minivan while taking their children to a Selena Gomez concert last summer was fined on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Search for missing man who jumped in Clear Creek continues

Crews combed the waters of Clear Creek in Golden Tuesday, resuming their search for a 39-year-old man from Canada who has been missing since he jumped into the creek early June.

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Brandon Sun

Calgary police say they have several different leads in Amber Alert case

Police investigators prepare to search a hay field north of Airdrie, Alta., Monday, July 7, 2014, looking for clues to the disappearance of five-year-old Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents.

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Brandon Sun

Federal agriculture minister expects WTO ruling on meat labelling this summer

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz expects the next ruling in the long, drawn-out dispute over meat-labelling requirements imposed by the United States to come later this summer.

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Examiner.com

Ponoka cowboy performing well at Calgary Stampede

According to the Calgary Stampede website on Sunday, Jake Vold of Ponoka, Alberta is doing very well after three days of competition at the Calgary Stampede rodeo competition.

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Nova News Now

Body found in Alberta river might be that of missing Cape Breton teenager

Justin McNeil, a 19-year-old from Glace Bay is missing after falling into a river near Calgary on Sunday.

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Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

In this slow shutter speed photo, revelers run after Torrestrella's ranch fighting bulls during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Canada.com

Changing climate at root of - utterly unprecedented' summer flood

Floodwaters inundate a farmstead near Gainsborough, Sask. Premier Brad Wall took an aerial tour of flood-ravaged southeast Saskatchewan on July 2. Smith Creek in southeastern Saskatchewan normally runs dry in July.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada, Agriculture, Science, Weather

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