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Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned to watch for measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Second measles case prompts warning to airline passengers, airport visitors

Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.

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Weyburn Review

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned to watch out for measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Wolverine is from Alberta, so why don't we embrace him like our own hairy son?

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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Edmonton Journal

Alberta to spend $22 million upgrading hospital heliports

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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The Globe and Mail

Former Harper cabinet minister considers bid for Alberta PC leadership

Former Harper cabinet minister Jim Prentice is seriously considering a run for the leadership of Alberta's beleaguered Progressive Conservative Party.

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Edmonton Journal

Edmonton businesswoman weaves a tale of revival in Turkey

In the 553-year-old Arasta Bazaar in Istanbul, stray grey cats nap on piles of rugs outside a carpet dealer's store.

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WebWire

NAIT Broadcast Graduate Competes For Miss World Canada 2014

A graduate of the broadcast program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology is competing for Miss World Canada 2014 and promoting several charities in doing so A 23 year old Nait broadcast graduate has set her sights on a national prize and is hoping to gain enough votes from friends and fans to represent her city on a national level.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Former premier Redford brought daughter on dozens of government flights

Government flight manifests show former premier Alison Redford took her young daughter on dozens of flights during her time in government, including a June long weekend in Jasper during the height of flood recovery last year in southern Alberta.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBC News

Kitimat residents vote on Enbridge pipeline today

One of the most divisive issues in Kitimat in a generation comes to a head today when up to 5,000 eligible voters cast their votes for or against Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton authors dominate Alberta Literary Award nominations

Fifteen scribes from the capital area up for the annual Writers' Guild of Alberta prizes in its nine categories, including Lynn Coady in fiction for her Giller Prize-winning collection of short stories, Hellgoing, which has already won the Giller Prize and is nominated for the Edmonton Book Prize.

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Brandon Sun

The first WestJet Encore flight makes a pass over the Brandon airport ...

The first WestJet Encore flight makes a pass over the Brandon airport last year.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Canada.com

Hingston: Peacemakers fitting final book for Douglas Roche

It's a tall order trying to stuff Douglas Roche's career into a single paragraph.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Canada.com

Alberta Tory MLA launches leadership-style tour, hasn't confirmed wants to lead

Tory legislature member Ken Hughes announced Wednesday he is planning a one-day tour of Alberta to discuss leadership issues, but wouldn't confirm he's running to be the next party leader.

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Edmonton Journal

More retailers on the way to Edmonton

Edmonton continues to be a high-powered magnet for retailers, attracted to its fast-growing population and big-spending ways.

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Crowsnest Pass Herald

for help test for Breast

Last week, a 53-foot trailer was parked outside the Coleman Arena offering free mammograms to anyone with an Alberta Health card.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBC News

Free summer camps for Alberta kids impacted by floods

Alberta children and families who were impacted by flooding last June are being invited to free summer camps by Scouts Canada.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Proposal to pave trails in popular Edmonton dog park have some people howling in protest

Later this month, a tiny car named Steve and eight students from the University of Alberta will head to Houston for the Shell Eco-marathon challenge.

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Edmonton Journal

Rumours dog west-end parks proposal

Later this month, a tiny car named Steve and eight students from the University of Alberta will head to Houston for the Shell Eco-marathon challenge.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Calgary Herald

Stelmach says Alberta's next Tory leader needs more 'modesty, humility'

Ed Stelmach with his wife Marie after winning the PC leadership race at the Alberta Aviation Museum in Edmonton on Dec. 2, 2006.

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