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3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Enhanced oil recovery plan offers royalty relief

A new Alberta royalty program for production from enhanced oil recovery projects is expected to encourage producers to re-enter previously produced fields to draw out more of the original oil in place.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

RDC to accept Aeroplan points for tuition

The college confirmed on Thursday that it's joined HigherEdPoints, a program that allows students to apply loyalty program points toward their education fees.

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GlobalNews

Lethbridge public library going high tech

As the world changes and technology evolves, the Lethbridge Public Library is doing its part to keep pace by introducing a new program called Hoopla.

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The Western Producer

Researchers keep eye on rye

The study is taking place at several Alberta locations this year and will expand into Saskatchewan and Manitoba this fall.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New Age troubadours Easton Stagger Phillips release new album

For their first album, the members of Easton Stagger Phillips followed a time-honored tradition in the recording business: escaping the city for a more remote, tranquil location to produce a record.

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Canada.com

Three U.S. men charged with trying to enter Alberta with undeclared guns

Border officers seized this loaded .40 calibre pistol at the port of Carway on July 20. An Ohio man is facing charges.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Buses world news

Buses Purchase * Canada

The province would cover 66.66 per cent of the funding, with the city providing the additional 33.33 per cent through the Federal Gas Tax Fund , said transit manager Audra McKinley ... She said the province has made a significant contribution to improving transit and no additional operating budget would be required for the replacements... Labels: ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Canada.com

Alberta family building 'earthship' to get off the grid without sacrificing luxury

The Kinney family is building what is believed to be Alberta's first earthship on rural land near Lethbridge.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Brandon Sun

Kingsway Kort development deal collapses

The West Coast developer that purchased a beleaguered south end trailer park last year - pushing residents off the property to make way for new residential development - breached the purchase agreement, according to the seller, and the deal has been scrapped.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

GlobalNews

Live coverage: K-Days Parade

The K-Days Parade will wind its way through downtown Edmonton on Friday, July 18 and Global Television will be airing live province-wide coverage.

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The Western Producer

AG Notes -

A pioneer entomologist was honoured for another milestone last month.Thelma Finlayson, a founding member of Simon Fraser University's Centre for Pest Management, celebrated her 100th birthday June 29. She retired in 1979 and was later was named a special adviser to students.

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HAZMAT Magazine

Forging a path for Biogas in Alberta

There was a time not long ago when Stefan Michalski knew regulators were happy to see him leave their office.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Canada.com

Legal Aid Alberta 'in crisis mode' after cuts

Alberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis puts the blame for funding shortfalls at Legal Aid Alberta on the federal government, which he says has not increased funding for the program since 2005.

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GlobalNews

Stolen goods and gun seized after raid on Lethbridge business

A Lethbridge man is facing a long list of charges after being caught with thousands of dollars worth of stolen property.

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Lethbridge residents try to beat the heat

Lindy Rollingson did not shy away from the scorching sun, as she made sure not to miss her daily walk around Henderson Lake with her family.

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Taber Times

Irrigation infrastructure gets boost

Irrigation is the lifeblood of southern Alberta. In a semi-arid part of the country, irrigation water has helped our agricultural industry grow and prosper, and produce a wide range of crops once thought to be little more than a dream for the region.

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Music giving strength to flood-impacted citizens

Although it's been more than a year since floodwater ravaged southern Alberta homes, businesses and landscapes, local musicians are returning to the stage to lend a hand in the Sounds of Strength benefit concert at the Okotoks United Church July 19 at 7 p.m. to raise money for the High River Food Bank.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

GlobalNews

Councillor wakes up to alarming surprise

"I think it was 1:20 in the morning. Dog was making a fuss outside, I had heard a sliding vehicle door, van door.

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Pioneering pilot honoured with stamps

"On my seventeenth birthday, July 13th, 1964, I remember we drove to Lethbridge and rather than stopping downtown to go shopping like we normally did, we continued on to the airport.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Legal Aid Alberta phases out some drop-in services

The move will cost 35 jobs in seven locations, but 16 new positions will be added answering telephones at the main call centre in Edmonton, said Jan Archbold, spokeswoman for Legal Aid.

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