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50 min ago | GlobalNews

Saskatoon's Muslim community comes together as Ramadan ends

Eid prayers and celebrations were held in Saskatoon but in a much larger venue as in previous years for the ending of the Muslim holiday, Ramadan.

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1 hr ago | The Brooks Bulletin

Brooks man preparing for Enbridge cancer ride

BRUCE PARKER Brooks Bulletin Like many people, George Hillier has been touched by cancer.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

SaskPower: 8th smart meter catches fire

At a media availability Monday morning to report on Saskatchewan's seventh smart meter failure this year, SaskPower confirmed crews had just been dispatched to an eighth.

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9 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Saskatchewan nurse headed for Liberia to treat Ebola victims

Jolene Wiebe, a nurse at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, is heading to Africa this week for a month to help care for victims of the deadly Ebola outbreak.

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13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Loud Saskatoon party leads to weapon charges

A complaint of a loud party in Saskatoon early Sunday morning has led to a number of charges against a woman.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

Saskatoon group keeps pinball machines plugged in

When people think of popular videos game, recent titles like Candy Crush Saga and Grand Theft Auto come to mind.

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Related Topix: Canada, Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Star Phoenix

Saskatoon man rescues couple from submerged car

A new research project aims to reduce the need for antibiotics in broiler chickens.

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Related Topix: Canada, Recipes, North America, World News, Boat Disaster

Examiner.com

Ol' Dan has called it a day

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Vernon H. Bowman v. Monsanto Co, a six-year-long legal battle between a 75-year-old Indiana soybean farmer and a multi-billion-dollar seed conglomerate that could have profound implications... You don't see Ol 'Dan much around the streets of Radisson these days, but ask most anyone about ... (more)

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Canada.com

Confession to undercover cops in investigation of Calgary murder broke open Saskatchewan cold case

Sonja Muzika was out for her regular evening walk on Preston Avenue, heading south toward Saskatoon's Market Mall, when she witnessed something she said looked like a scene from a TV show.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Leaping out of the lakes: Invasive mussels spread across America

The last line of defense today against the next zebra mussel invasion of the Great Lakes is a rule that requires overseas freighters to flush their ballast tanks with mid-ocean saltwater before the ships nose into the first navigation lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

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Times-Herald

Family medical residents prescribed to Moose Jaw

Amanda Waldner uses her stethoscope to listen to the breathing of a patient in the emergency ward at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital on July 25. Waldner is one of four family medicine residents that recently started two-year residencies in the Friendly City under the province's Distributed Medical Education initiative.

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Star Phoenix

Clock ticking on unclaimed million-dollar jackpot from 2013

Somewhere out there is a winning ticket for a milliondollar Lotto Max ticket that was sold somewhere in Saskatchewan, but hasn't been claimed yet.

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The Northern Miner

PotashCorp ups 2014 earnings forecast on strong Q2 results

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan has upped its full-year earnings guidance for the second time this year following a better-than-expected second-quarter profit of US$472 million.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lifestyles

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake.

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Canada.com

The Big Break: How police cracked a cold-blooded killing

StarPhoenix reporter Hannah Spray gives a summary of the trial of Neil Lee Yakimchuk, who was found guilty of the first-degree murder of Isho Hana.

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Two injured in plane crash near Wollaston Lake

The family of an 18-year-old Shellbrook woman killed in a plane crash on the weekend are drawing comfort from their faith.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Canada, Recipes

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Organizer Swidrovich doubts future of veterans air show in Saskatoon

For the third time since the event started in 1995, there will be no air show in Saskatoon celebrating veterans this summer.

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Star Phoenix

Human resources head Daigle leaves University of Saskatchewan

For the third time since the event started in 1995, there will be no air show in Saskatoon celebrating veterans this summer.

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CBC News

Lightning cause of house fires rare

A Saskatoon electrical engineer says the chances remain slim that a lightning strike will start your home on fire - despite this happening twice in one week.

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GlobalNews

Saskatoon quadrupling sidewalk repair budget for 2014

The City of Saskatoon will be spending $1.8 million on sidewalk repairs in 2014, nearly four times the amount spent in 2013.

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