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Local news for Red Deer, AB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Thursday Apr 17 | Edmonton Journal

Withey: Iceland's literary output inspiring

Move over Santa. An invasive species has hopped onto your turf. Yours is no longer the only lap where parents will perch their children for a photo.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Arctic Region, Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, Arts, Poetry, Canada, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Thursday Apr 17 | Red Deer Advocate

Third measles case confirmed in Central Alberta

By Myles Fish - Red Deer Advocate Published: April 17, 2014 1:32 PM Updated: April 17, 2014 2:10 PM Alberta Health Services had announced single "probable" cases on April 4 and 11 occurring in the Central Zone, with the latter individual thought to have contracted the virus after visiting an "exposure site" that the first individual visited in late ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thursday Apr 17 | Canada.com

Wrong address lands Alberta company a fine for shipping prohibited goods to Iran

Putting the wrong address on a $15 shipment of synthetic rubber rings has cost an Alberta company $90,000 for violating legislation which prohibits sending certain products to Iran.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Suspects sought in taxi driver assault

Two men who are alleged to have beaten a taxi driver to get out of paying for their ride are being sought by local police.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Fascinating play like opening a history book and watching real people step pout from the past

The cast of the Red Deer College production of 'Ten Lost Years' runs through a performance in Studio A at the college recently as they prepare their show for a live audience.

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Related Topix: Canada, New York

Market Wire

Internet Cat Video Fever Takes Over Toronto

The Just for Cats Festival is a unique event which brings internet cat video enthusiasts and ailurophiles together on one exclusive night in Toronto at TIFF Bell Lightbox on April 17th.

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Related Topix: Canada, Animal Rights, North America, World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Cause of gas leak, explosion at Red Deer home still unknown

Fire investigators, structural engineers and security were on the scene at 530 Wishart Street in Red Deer where there was an explosion over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Canada, Explosion

Red Deer Advocate

Airport looks to grow, quickly

Among the items on Red Deer Airport CEO RJ Steenstra's wish list is a runway extension, a bigger terminal building and more parking.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

The Globe and Mail

RCMP charge Alberta company over illegal shipment to Iran

Canada Border Service Agency officers at Calgary International Airport on May 1, 2011, intercepted Viton O-rings headed to Iran.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Canada.com

Red Deer, Alta., company charged for exporting prohibited commodity to Iran

RCMP have charged Lee Specialties Ltd. of Red Deer under the Special Economic Measures Act, the Customs Act and the United Nations Act.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Canada.com

'I thought I was going to be beheaded': Alberta reporter opens up ...

Amanda Lindhout, a journalist who was held captive in Somalia and is now trying to help people in the country, speaks about her experiences.

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Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Canada, North America,

Red Deer Advocate

Blast, flames destroy home

Photo by ASHLI BARRETT/Advocate Staff HOUSE EXPLOSION-- brenda has story?-- Firefighters finish up their work after responding to a gas leak on Wishart Street that resulted in the explosion of the house early Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Canada,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

RDC play tells stories from the Great Depression

Megan Sweet left, and Katherine Walker on the set of Ten Lost Years during a rehearsal in Studio A in the Red Deer College Arts Centre.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, North America, Canada, World News

Red Deer Advocate

People may have been exposed to measles at school, rec centre and medical clinic

Alberta Health Services is warning people of more possible measles exposure in Red Deer and Blackfalds as another probable case has been identified.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty has died

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tables the federal budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Air Spray Aviation continues to grow

Air Spray aircraft maintenance engineer Aaron Simm with one of the company's L-188 Lockheed Electra retardant tankers at their base located at the Red Deer Regional Airport.

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Related Topix: Canada, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, BAe 146, BAe Aircraft

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Hedley rocks Red Deer

Jacob Hoggard of the band Hedley performs at the Enmax Centrium on Sunday. The show was part of the Canadian pop-rock band's Wild Live Tour, and their last stop in Alberta, before performing three times in B.C. and finishing their tour in Winnipeg.

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Related Topix: Hedley, Canada, North America, World News, Pop/Rock, April

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

RCMP borrow snowmobile to chase man in tractor

The tractor certainly has seen better days. RCMP arrested a man after this tractor rolled near Blackfalds, Alta., on April 2, 2014 This arrest report is probably one of the most Canadian low speed chases of all time.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Jalopnik

Canadian Mounties Use Hope To Stop A Stolen Tractor

Rural Alberta seems like a serene, tranquil place of snowy vistas and polite Canadians.

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Related Topix: Canada, Autos

CBC News

Red Deer measles alert issued for potential exposures

One symptom of measles is a red blotchy rash that appears three to seven days after the fever starts.

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Related Topix: Canada, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

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