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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Gunshots ring out in street shootings in Surrey and Delta

Police in Delta look for bullets and bullet casings after gunshots are reported near the intersection of Scott Road and Wade Road in the early hours of July 13, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Wildfires heat up northern B.C.; record highs set in south-central communities

Saturday's full moon is at a point in its elliptical orbit where it's closer to Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than normal.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Fire, North America, Canada, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Brandon Sun

Environment Canada says record temperatures broken in four B.C. communities

Environment Canada says record-high temperatures have been measured in four communities this weekend, with a possibility of more to come.

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Prince George Citizen

Version 2.0: Revived Pemberton Music Festival aspires to be a chart topper

Jay-Z performs at the Pemberton Festival in Pemberton, B.C., on Sunday, July 27, 2008.

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Related Topix: Canada, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, North America, World News,

Psychology Today

Another Reason Narcissists Are So Hard to Live With

We know that the personality traits associated with narcissism can make life for their partners extremely difficult.

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Canada.com

Vancouver Island man gets two years for shooting that led to victim's leg being amputated

B.C. court fees, the highest in Canada, are fingered by some lawyers for impeding access to justice for all but the wealthy.

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The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Dog Days of Summer: Zandra, hard at iWork

It's summertime, which means that weekend TUAW readers get a respite from Caturday and get to see what the canine Apple community is up to.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Canada, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPhoto, iPadiPad Wi-Fi + App, iPad miniiPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPad Wi-Fi + App, iPhone and iPad App, Tucson, AZ

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Victim of suspicious death in Chilliwack has strong Abbotsford ties

Harjit Kondolay, 31, was identified today by police as the man found dead early Thursday morning in a home in the 46700 block of First Avenue, between Coote and Windsor streets.

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CBC News

B.C. heat wave increases concerns over forest fire risk

A photo taken July 9, 2014 shows the Euchiniko Lakes fire, burning across 410 hectares between the Prince George and Cariboo fire regions as of July 12. Navi Saini of the B.C. Wildfire Management Branch says there are 45 wildfires across the province, with three fires expected to take days to put out.

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CBC News

Hollaback! Vancouver aims to end street harassment against women, LGBTQ community

Alexa Dredge is co-founding a local chapter of Hollaback! to fight street harassment.

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CBC News

Su Bin, Chinese man accused of hacking, in custody in Canada: FBI

The U.S. Department of Justice said Su Bin and two other conspirators are alleged to have accessed the computer networks of U.S. defense contractors without authorization and stolen data related to military aircraft and weapons systems.

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CBC News

B.C. MLA and same-sex partner denied adoption

B.C. MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert have lost their bid to adopt a child after the child's extended family said it didn't want it raised by a gay couple.

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Globe and Mail

Bill Good's retirement from CKNW leaves gap in B.C. talk-radio landscape

Talk show host Bill Good welcomes B.C. Liberal leader Gordon Campbell prior to a radio interview in December 2000.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Building Site C

Fifty-odd years ago when the provincial government wanted to build the massive W.A.C. Bennett Dam, the regulatory process was a "day and a half of hearings, then the shovel went into the ground," said BC Hydro's Susan Yurkovich.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

B.C. calls Ontario for forest fire support

B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.

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Canada.com

Pemberton reboot is a new beginning

While the 2008 edition of the Pemberton Music Festival wasn't a disaster of biblical proportions, the event left scars that took time to heal for the small mountain town .

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Vancouver Sun

Three men linked to Hells Angels convicted of manslaughter in Kelowna beating death

Three men linked to the Hells Angels were convicted of manslaughter in B.C. Supreme Court Friday for the fatal beating of a Kelowna dad.

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Castanet.net

Fight gets suspects arrested

Kamloops RCMP have a 36-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman in custody, both of whom will be facing numerous charges.

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Brandon Sun

TV's 'Mad Men,' cooking shows boosts interest in home bars, bar carts

As cocktail culture becomes trendy in lounges and bars across Canada, there's increasing interest in bringing a piece of it home.

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CBC News

Vernon arson attacks worry residents

The 120-year-old grandstand at Vernon's Kin Race Track was destroyed in massive fire overnight Wednesday.

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