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  1. Alberta regulator shuts 95 Nexen pipelines over 'noncompliance'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... Energy's Long Lake facility near Fort McMurray, Alta., Wednesday, July 22, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/THE CANADIAN PRESS) Alberta's energy regulator has shut in 95 Nexen Energy pipelines, over concerns the company allegedly violated pipeline maintenance ...

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  2. Aug. 29, 1936: Strangers save ex-slave from pauper's graveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Hattie Thompson, who was born into slavery in Kentucky and who came to Alberta 40 years earlier, didn't have any money, but a woman who helped nurse Thompson in the last weeks of her life stepped in to make sure the centenarian was given "a decent burial." In three days, Katherine Sampson, a 79-year-old black woman, was able to raise enough donations from private individuals and anonymous businessmen to cover Thompson's final expenses after the provincial and municipal governments both refused.

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  3. Pipeline politics: What you need to know about oilsands and the 2015 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... and exports its natural resources - especially bitumen, the oilsands crude that's become the economic heart-blood of Alberta and, to a lesser degree, Saskatchewan - has been contested at debates and photo ops across the country. Prominent NDP ...

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  4. BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for CF Industries HoldingsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... in North America. The Company owns four production facilities in the Central United States, one in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada and one in Courtright, Ontario, Canada. It also has a 75.3% interest in Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNCLP) and its ...

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  5. Re: The Mach Chicken: A smokin' Kawasaki S1 trackerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bike EXIF

    ... who's done a stellar job of transforming it into what he calls "The Mach Chicken." Aaron hails from Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, where he builds and tests turboprop engines for an aircraft engine manufacturer. His family used to run a Kawasaki ...

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  6. Bishop wins silver in women's 800m at 2015 World Track & Field ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Canada's best prior result at the World Championships, a fifth place at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. For Bishop, she has had an excellent summer and is quickly rising throughout the international track and field scene. ...

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  7. Insider Buying: Mitchell Goldhar Purchases 13,900 Shares of OneREIT StockRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... of shopping centers located in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission; three retail properties in the Province of Alberta consisting of shopping centers located in Cochrane, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, and over 30 retail properties and a 30% interest in ...

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  8. Rookie QB James Franklin leads Eskimos to 38-15 win over ArgonautsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Edmonton Eskimos quarterback James Franklin and Adarius Bowman celebrate a touchdown against the Toronto Argonauts during first half action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday August 28, 2015. Edmonton Eskimos quarterback James Franklin and Adarius Bowman celebrate a touchdown against the Toronto Argonauts during first half action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday August 28, 2015.

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  9. New venue, new sponsors for new, improved AIRSCARESRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Airdrie City View

    ... to be our media sponsor this year. They can see that this event is going to become a very popular one and a very big Alberta attraction," she said. "I think it's outstanding that we'll be able to get the word out in Calgary. "We love this community ...

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  10. Defeat poverty with income, housing, says mayorRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    Thunder Bay's mayor believes a guaranteed annual income - free of the stigma of welfare - could go a long way to reducing the number of homeless people in the city. "Affordable housing with a guaranteed income I think would lift many people that are currently homeless out of despair and maybe help with our addiction and crime problem," said Keith Hobbs.

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  11. Promotional Sales Representative - Calgary, ABRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Employment News

    Job Description: Company Description: SDI Marketing has the people, expertise and commitment to get your message heard loud and clear in the marketplace! For over 20 years, SDI has been creating innovative marketing programs, designed to build brands through increased awareness and sales. We go one step further by building an experience around a brand to make consumer recall as strong as it can be.

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  12. Flouride issue before council againRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... later in the day at the University of Lethbridge. Following his presentation in council chambers, officials from Alberta Health Services entered six briefs in favour of continuing to add fluorides as a deterrent to tooth decay. Some candidates ...

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  13. Drag racers finedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Two young men caught racing down a residential street last month will have to pay hefty fines and give up their driving privileges for three months. A Lethbridge regional police officer spotted Christopher Simmons, 24, and Brandon Joseph Romkes, 25, driving west along South Parkside Drive at what appeared to be a high rate of speed.

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  14. City on the FringeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Leave it to the Scots! They're the people who devised a way to enjoy a lot of live presentations without spending a lot of time or money. That's the idea behind a fringe festival, first held in Edinburgh.

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  15. Chinaa s troubles put chillin Canadian economyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    For years, North America's consumers have snapped up low-priced goods from China. In the process, they may have triggered the demise of long-running factories closer to home.

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  16. St. Peter Lutheran Church welcomes its new pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    ... The couple, whose parents on both sides of the family live in Hanna, had a preference for returning to southern Alberta. About six months before Hein graduated, the pastor at St. Peter vacated the position. In the Lutheran denomination the bishop ...

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  17. Postal workers say changes were rushedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Retired Canada Post worker Peter Whitaker of Ottawa chats with June Pictotte outside the Medicine Hat Mall Friday morning during his cross-country trip to campaign against cuts to home delivery.--NEWS PHOTO EMMA BENNETT Local postal workers say the change to community mailbox delivery was "rushed" through in Medicine Hat - traditionally a safe Conservative riding -ahead of this fall's election where other parties have vowed to halt the process. Doris Salmaso, an area carrier and local union president, spoke after a morning meeting between local workers and national union representatives on the "Stop the Cuts - Save Canada Post" tour.

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  18. Let the games beginRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    So far it's been the election that hasn't been happening, aside from daily national party announcements, and already some voters already seem exhausted by it. Locally, there have been no signs, no rallies, and not much in the way of local candidates stumping aside from mainly no scripted visits to a few community events.

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  19. Games a go despite provincial takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    The 2016 Alberta Winter Games are still expected to have several events at Hidden Valley Ski Resort, despite the provincial government assuming control of the ski hill.--NEWS FILE PHOTO The province has taken over control of Hidden Valley Ski Resort in the Cypress Hills but the vice-chair of the Medicine Hat Alberta Games Society said the ski hill is still expected to host events for the 2016 Alberta Winter Games. The Alberta Winter Games are scheduled to be held at venues across the area from Feb. 13-16 and were awarded to the city in December 2013.

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  20. Photo radar the biggest scam foisted on citizens in many yearsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    ... tickets with demerits attached? Stupid me, the courts are already overloaded. When photo radar was introduced into Alberta, it was never intended to be a safety device, only a cash cow. It gave another form of taxation without accountability to any ...

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