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  1. Four regions of Canada inspire favourite flavours in Lay's potato chip contestRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Brandon Sun

    Contestants were asked to come up with a potato chip recipe idea based on their favourite food and the Canadian region that inspired it. - Butter Chicken on Lay's Original by Darryl Francispillai of Mississauga, Ont., inspired by his South Asian heritage and home in Ontario.

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  2. Alberta chamber concerned over minimum wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Ken Kobly, president of the Alberta Chambers of Commerce, spoke about these concerns to members of the St. Albert chamber on Wednesday. He said the increase would not directly affect small businesses that make less than $500,000 a year.

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  3. Sobat to writers' rescueRead the original story

    38 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    ... in Role on Nov. 9. A wrap-up event called Wine and Words is slated for the evening of Dec. 14 at the University of Alberta Faculty Club. The regional writer in residence is a program of the Metro Edmonton Federation of Libraries, a partnership ...

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  4. Twist, hop and bop at the rockin' sock hopRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    ... mes. Call 780-459-3100. Thievin is donating 25 per cent of all ticket sales to the Rock 'n August fundraiser for the Alberta Diabetes Foundation.

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  5. What's in a name? Ask Liam and OliviaRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Boys' Names in 2014 Kevin - tied at 206th place with 26 boys Scott and Bryan - tied at 296th place with 16 boys Chris - tied at 450th place with 9 boys Doug - tied at 616th place with 6 boys Jeff - tied at 1,281st place with 2 boys Girls' Names Michelle - tied at 193rd place with 23 girls Jennifer - tied at 290th place with 15 girls Viola - tied at 756th place with 5 girls Anna - not on list but many name variants using 'Anna' like 'Leanna' Babies born in this province are more likely to have familiar names, according to statistics just announced by the Vital Statistics branch of Service Alberta. When it comes to Alberta's kids, Olivia and Liam are still No.

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  6. Plenty to pick in St. AlbertRead the original story

    40 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Rowan berries, also known as mountain-ash berries, are a type of wild berry that are produced throughout Alberta, and other parts of the Northern Hemisphere. These berries are edible, but are best when cooked into jams, among other cooking uses.

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  7. Triple Treat: St. Albert Theatre Troupe's Season 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Join St. Albert Theatre Troupe for their fifth season of lively dinner theatre! A murder mystery, "Girl's Night Out" kicks off the season in November. Our February show, "Sex Please, We're Sixty" is a tale of the antics in a bed and breakfast setting.

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  8. Mounties identify dead woman as 22-year-old from Camrose, AlbertaRead the original story

    44 min ago | Medincine Hat News

    Mounties say the case is not related to any historical homicides the RCMP is currently investigating in the Rolly View rural area of Leduc County, including the death of sex-trade worker Corrie Ottenbreit.

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  9. Versteeg scores Key to the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... a graduate of our minor hockey system and an inspiration to young hockey players throughout our city and throughout Alberta." Versteeg said it's a huge honour to receive a Key to the City. He said it's important to be a good role model and to give ...

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  10. Edmonton Chiropractic Doctor, South Side Chiropractic, Offers Safe Solutions For HeadachesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LivePressWorld

    ... Contact Person Name: Dr. Don MacDonald Company Name: South Side Chiropractic Address: 7906B - 104 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6E4C8 Contact Telephone Number: (780) 439-3444 Email: [email protected] Web Pages: ...

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  11. Staples: Which modern buildings will last 100 more years?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... will make the cut. Indeed, there's no debate that certain old buildings must be preserved, everything from the Alberta Legislature to the Hotel Macdonald. But what about all those glass box buildings we erected from 1950 to 1980? Do any of them ...

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  12. Snowbirds ready to liftoff Penticton Peach FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Penticton Western

    Canada's iconic aerobatic aviators will once again take to the skies Aug. 5 to officially kickoff the five days of free family fun that is the Penticton Peach Festival. The RCAF Snowbirds air demonstration squadron arrived earlier this week and are scheduled to begin their 30-minute show at 6 p.m. over the waters of Okanagan Lake.

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  13. Federal funding to help Mission CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

    The ongoing restoration of Mission Creek in Kelowna has received a $249,000 grant from the federal government to the Central Okanagan Land Trust. Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran said the money will be used for the initial restoration project this fall to set back the dikes and widen the creek, establish a flood plain, add creek-bank riparian vegetation and improve adjacent agricultural land drainage.

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  14. Fernie Museum receives grant for new exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Free Press

    ... of who he was." When Picariello, his son and another man arrived in Blairmore, AB while making a liquor run, the Alberta Provincial Police, who had received a tip of the run, were waiting for them. A series of events ensued, and at the end of it ...

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  15. Hailstorm, flash flooding slam Calgary, knocks out power to 20k customersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    The power is out in neighbourhoods all over Calgary after the city was slammed by hail as a severe thunderstorm passed through on Tuesday afternoon. The rain caused flooding on Crowchild Trail between Fifth Avenue and Memorial Drive N.W. and other major routes throughout the city from 17th Avenue near 14th Street in the southwest to Bow Bottom Trail in the deep south.

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  16. Senior chooses homelessness over giving up kittenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Babe Ruth didn't hit a home run in his first at bat; Wayne Gretzky didn't score a hat trick in his first game in the NHL. But Brad Dupuis, the architect behind Trestle Creek golf course, has hit one out of the park in his first solo design.

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  17. Silver-laced bottles prolong shelf life of milkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Gizmag

    ... gear, environmentally-friendly technologies and anything that's designed to go underwater. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spends a lot of time going over the handlebars of his mountain bike, hanging out in off-leash parks, and wishing the ...

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  18. Libertarian party leader drops in to Greater Victoria to rally candidates, supportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Goldstream Gazette

    Federal Libertarian Party leader Tim Moen was in town last week to rally support and meet with local area candidates. Libertarian Party leader Tim Moen ventured past the Rockies, leaving Alberta for a brief stop in Victoria last week to rally support for the fringe party.

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  19. Federal Campaign kicks off in LethbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Stephen Harper announced Canadians would go to the polls October 19th, beginning one of the longest political campaign in Canadian history. "We were prepared, we've been campaigning hard for over a year.

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  20. The happiest politician in Canada?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MacLeans

    ... progressive parties, and in the provincial election NDP swept the city and suburban St. Albert. But far from the Alberta capital's progressive centre, the Liberals and NDP haven't yet selected their candidates. Rathgeber isn't worried about ...

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