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3 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Saskatchewan's Ukrainian community endures a time of worry and tumult

Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer is warning that social media and smartphone dating apps could be driving a syphilis outbreak in the city.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Gerry Ritz, Science, Motherhood, Family, North America, Canada, World News,

5 hrs ago | EDGE

Bill and Pete's Not So Excellent Adventure: Hate Group Leader Back on American Soil

After a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan that started with a prolonged detention at the Canadian border and ended in a jail cell, Peter LaBarbera, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality is back on American soil looking for cash to pay his legal bills.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Abortion, Canada,

6 hrs ago | CBC News

Roughriders extend QB Darian Durant's contract

Durant, who led the Riders to a Grey Cup victory in Regina last year, has been signed to a new multi-year contract, general manager Brendan Taman said.

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Related Topix: Canada

10 hrs ago | CBC News

Community rallies to make sick boy's wish come true

Hudson holds one of the thousands of bottles strangers have donated to fund the boy's wish trip to England.

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14 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

SIAST honours aboriginal student success

Keynote speaker Colleen Charles delivers her address to students at the 2014 Aboriginal Honour Ceremony hosted by the SIAST Aboriginal Student Achievement Plan and the SIAST Woodland Campus Aboriginal Activity Centre.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Weyburn Review

Weyburn police watch over protest, chase speeding car

Weyburn Police Service officers monitored the Pro-Life/Intolerance Free Weyburn protest at Memorial Park and subsequently McKenna Hall on Friday and Saturday.

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CBC News

Farmers divided over plant breeders' rights proposals

"This system is going to generate massive revenues," said Terry Boehm, past president of the National Farmers Union.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

CBC News

Scott Collegiate scene of bear spray incident, Regina police say

Scott Collegiate, a high school in Regina's North Central area, was the scene of a bear spraying incident Wednesday, police say.

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Brandon Sun

Design for Saskatchewan kids hospital on pause because it may be too small

Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the design of the new Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan is on pause because it might be too small.

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CBC News

Mixed emotions for Sask. runners returning to Boston

He's going back to compete in this year's marathon but told CBC his return will come with some unpleasant memories.

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Press-Telegram

a Orphan Blacka sa Tatiana Maslany adds clone to her roles in second season

Until about a year ago, she was a relatively obscure actress from Saskatchewan, Canada.

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CBC News

Tuition rebate unknown to many Sask. newcomers

About 50,000 graduates, most from post-secondary schools in Saskatchewan, are currently taking part in the government's tuition rebate program.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Canada, Tax, North America, World News,

CBC News

Ex-Girlfriend takes stand in Lorry Santos murder trial

The girlfriend of accused murderer Randy O'Hagan said that members of the White Boy Posse threatened to kill O'Hagan unless he killed a former gang member.

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Related Topix: Ex-Girlfriend, R-N-B, Canada

Star Phoenix

Escapee detained after five-hour standoff

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Natural gas rate hike coming, SaskEnergy says

On the day that SaskEnergy, the government owned natural gas company, announced its latest profits, officials also said a rate hike was just around the corner.

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Daily Kos

Porno Pete arrested in Canada, charged with mischief

LaBarbera and Bill Whatcott, a Canadian anti-abortion activist, were taken into custody and charged with mischief, reports the CBC.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Abortion, Canada, US News, Liberal Political News

CBC News

2nd-degree murder charge stayed in killing of Marvin Bruce Sefton

A Regina woman, Jessica Dawn Pelletier, 28, was arrested - and later charged - shortly after police found Sefton dead in a home on the 1000 block of Garnet St. in the city's north-central area.

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CBC News

North Battleford escapee surrenders after Saskatoon standoff

Saskatoon police officers were at the scene, in the 2100 block of 7th Street, for most of the day Tuesday.

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CBC News

Regina police charge officer involved in swim club controversy

Insp. Robert Dean was placed on leave following an investigation by the Public Complaints Commission into concerns raised by a Regina woman.

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Southwest Booster

Saskatchewan RCMP Blotter - April 15, 2014

Saskatchewan RCMP have laid charges relating to historical sexual assaults. In April 2013, the Regina General Investigation Section within the Major Crime Branch of the RCMP in Saskatchewan received information from an adult female relating to historical sexual assaults.

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