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2 min ago | National Post

Saskatoon man angrily throws tarp over public art that consists of two large bundles of garbage

After months of simmering tension over a $4,300 piece of public art that is literally two bales of shrink-wrapped household waste, the residents of Northwest Saskatoon awoke this week to find that it had been wrapped in black plastic and affixed with a sign reading "our tax dollars are for keeping garbage OFF the streets."

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Castanet.net

Bangladesh becomes new customer for Saskatchewan potash

A contract with Bangladesh worth US$40 million will see Canpotex Ltd. supply 120,000 metric tonnes of potash to the Asian country in the next year.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

CBC News

Arguments wrap at Randy O'Hagan's Saskatoon murder trial

Randy O'Hagan is led away in handcuffs after closing arguments end at his first-degree murder trial in Saskatoon.

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Related Topix: Canada, Violent Crime

GlobalNews

Saskatoon yoga class caters to those with Parkinson's disease

A group of Saskatoon Parkinson's patients have taken to yoga in an effort to treat the disease they've been diagnosed with.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Parkinson's Disease, Health, Canada

CBC News

Firefighters battle tire fire at Kia of Saskatoon

Firefighters responded to Kia of Saskatoon at 730 Brand Road this morning to put out a blaze.

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Saskatchewan RCMP Blotter - April 22, 2014

Hugo Gallegos is scheduled to appear in Saskatoon court on the morning of April 22nd 2014 to face additional charges in relation to a theft from Whitecap Dakota First Nation.

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GlobalNews

More charges laid in million-dollar Whitecap Dakota theft

Hugo Gallegos, a former senior accountant at Whitecap Dakota First Nation south of Saskatoon, was charged last September with theft and fraud after funds went missing.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times-Herald

UPDATED: Photo radar coming to Moose Jaw

The intersection of Ninth Avenue Northwest and the Trans-Canada Highway, pictured Tuesday, will boast a photo radar camera later this summer in an attempt to get motorists to slow down in what is an 80 km/h zone.

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GlobalNews

Late arrival for pelicans in Saskatoon this spring

The annual Meewasin Pelican Watch Contest gives people a chance to guess the arrival date and time of the first American White Pelican on its migration back to Saskatchewan.

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Regina Leader Post

Students in Saskatoon high school's photo class find body in barn

Three Saskatoon high school students taking pictures for a photography class got more than they bargained for when they made a disturbing discovery.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

Star Phoenix

Irate Saskatoon resident calls exhibit 'garbage,' covers up public artwork

Keeley Haftner's art work, Found Compressions One and Two, at the corner of 33rd St. W. and Avenue C. N. has been defaced with a black tarp and a sign stating, "Our tax dollars are for keeping garbage off the streets."

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Star Phoenix

Court of Appeal orders new trial in extortion case

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has overturned the acquittal of Arden Felix Panipekeesick, ordering him to stand trial once again for allegedly extorting residential school settlement money from a woman in Saskatoon three years ago.

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Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBC News

Women text wrong address to Lorry Santos' accused killers

Two women connected to the accused killer in the death of Saskatoon mother Lorry Santos testified in court this afternoon.

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Star Phoenix

Power restored in Saskatoon

People's expectations of the Meewasin Valley Authority exceed the agency's ability to deliver under its current financial limitations, says its chief operating officer.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

AccuWeather.com

Heavy Rainfall Potential in the Prairies

A slow-moving storm will create a moist, easterly flow into the Prairie region starting Tuesday night and continuing through Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada

Regina Leader Post

Saskatoon police say hostage call was a hoax

Shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to an apartment building in the 300 block of Avenue T South in response to a call from a woman who said she was being held captive by three men with weapons, Saskatoon police said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Number of EI recipients in Sask. rose slightly in Feb.

The number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits in Saskatchewan rose by 1.9 per cent in February, the second increase in three months, Statistics Canada reported Thursday.

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Edmonton Journal

Life & Times: Entrepreneur Doris Tan known for her dedication to beauty industry

Doris Tan at her second home in Okanagan Falls, B.C. The sheep farm and vineyard reminded her of her family's old orchard in China.

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Brandon Sun

Weekend Sun shines on Craig Miller

Originally from Saskatchewan, Craig Miller was the son of a railway man, so the family moved around frequently.

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Related Topix: Canada, Frankenmuth, MI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Train selfie: Man bonked in head in viral train selfie video, but is it real?

A train selfie - showing a previously unknown Canadian dude named Jared Michael - is blowing up on the Internet this week.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, North America, Canada, World News,

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