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1 hr ago | Medical News Today

Cervical cancer declining, but HPV-related cancers of anus and throat increasing

Although cervical cancer is declining, human papillomavirus -related cancers of the base of the tongue and tonsils as well as anal canal cancers are increasing, according to a population-based study in Alberta, Canada, in CMAJ Open .

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5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

'Rocky Mountaineer' takes riders through Canada's natural beauty

Snuggling into my comfortable window seat beneath the panorama viewing dome, I enter my state of bliss.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, us Travel, Downtown (Seattle, WA)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Calgary Journal

StovinRotator

The coweboy who was once a bull rider packs up for a weekend of rodeo and the long trip ahead to the next arena.

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CBC News

Violent crimes in Calgary increase slighty in 2013

While Calgary saw a decrease in some criminal offences, some of the more violent crimes saw a slight jump.

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ThinkProgress

21 Protesters Arrested While Attempting To Block The First Tar Sands Mine In America

Twenty-one activists in Utah were arrested Monday after they chained themselves to fences and equipment at a site planned to become the first to mine tar sands in the United States.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, US News, Liberal Political News

GlobalNews

Man attacked by 4 men with guns in northwest Calgary

Just before 6 a.m. on Tuesday, a man left a home in the 9900 block of Hidden Valley Drive to head for work.

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MacLeans

Stories we're watching: Leafs hire 28-year-old as assistant GM

Leafs hire 28-year-old Kyle Dubas as assistant general manager. The Leafs are serious about shaking up their management and signified as much Tuesday by hiring Dubas, who spent the last three seasons as an OHL general manager for the Sault Ste.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Israel, Middle East, Stephen Harper

Free Republic

There is a sickness festering in Calgary, Alberta

On Friday July 18, a Pro-Palestinian demonstration took place in Calgary. The organizer of this event was the University of Calgary student club 'Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights' whose current president Ala'a Hamdan recently said 'My body and soul are ready to fight and die,' and 'This land will be proud that Palestinian babies are born men ... (more)

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Canada.com

Proposed licence plate design uses Montana image, claims Calgarian

Brent Nicols believes that the design for one of Alberta's potential new licence plates illustrates not Alberta, but Sweetgrass Hills in Montana.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

How much can Canada help if you get into trouble abroad?

Neil Bantleman, a Burlington teacher working at an international school in Indonesia, is now at the centre of a sex abuse scandal.

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Canada.com

Calgarian hospitalized after crashing motorcycle near Springbank

A 22-year-old Calgary man was sent to hospital Monday night following a motorcycle crash in the Sprinbank area.

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CBC News

Police seek suspect in unprovoked, violent assault

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man responsible for an unprovoked, violent assault over the weekend.

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Brandon Sun

Protesters denounce Israeli offensive in Gaza, call on Harper to support peace

Tempers flared briefly as protesters marched through downtown Ottawa today, calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to denounce Israel's military actions in Gaza.

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CBC News

No charges in fatal Saddleridge vehicle incident

Emergency crews were called to the 100 block of Saddlecrest Green N.E. around 11 p.m. MT on Saturday for reports of a man in distress.

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CBC News

6 Calgary neighbourhoods ranked among Canada's wealthiest

Six Calgary neighbourhoods have been ranked among Canada's wealthiest in the latest ranking by Canadian Business.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction Finds a Home on Stage in Calgary

Quentin Tarantino 's Academy Award-winning film PULP FICTION is coming to the stage! Qulum Entertainment will present the stage version at the University Theatre in Calgary, Alberta.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Reservoir Dogs, Thriller, Quentin Tarantino, Canada, Oscars

Where Toronto

The Good Old Days: Historic Calgary Week

Calgary has a reputation for being a brash, new city that always looks to the future.

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Vancouver Sun

Top court rules RCMP breached rights of accused Alberta impaired driver

TransLink is warning passengers to make other transportation arrangements after SkyTrain has been shut down on the Expo and Millennium lines, due to a technical problem.

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Edmonton Journal

Preview: Danzas Folkloricas Manzanillo brings elite dancers to Alberta

The elite dancers of Danzas Folkloricas Manzanillo have come a remarkably long way - both geographically and emotionally - to tour Alberta.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Canada, Family, Kids, Arts, Ballet

CBC News

City lawyers to probe powers to curb new runway noise at airport

The old runway's flights and departures are shown here in red and green. The new runway, in yellow and white, creates a flight path over some communities that didn't used to see much air traffic.

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