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  1. 200 athletes compete in Sask. sports marathon for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Twenty teams of 10 young professionals participated in a full day of sports at Aden Bowman Collegiate in Saskatoon. Two hundred young Saskatchewan professionals laced up their shoes and competed in a sports marathon under the hot afternoon sun in Saskatoon this weekend in support of the Canadian Special Olympics.

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  2. [News] U of S Best Buddies look forward to a year of funRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Sheaf

    ... to do events and look into potentially starting Best Buddies programs in high schools or elementary schools across Saskatoon," Liu said in an email to the Sheaf . Best Buddies will also continue to host events like Spread the Word to End the Word, a ...

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  3. 27 new Canadians sworn in at Ukrainian Day in the ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... festival chair David Prokopchuk. He said 15 per cent of the population in Saskatchewan has Ukrainian roots and in Saskatoon it's even higher at 17 per cent. Prokopchuk added that he loves how the culture has added value to the city. "We aren't just ...

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  4. [News] Ready to read: Department of English welcomes new professorRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sheaf

    ... . "I'm doing a lot of research that's transnational, which at first glance doesn't seem to have a lot to do with Saskatoon - I mean, I'm talking about Singapore and Dubai and Vancouver and Hong Kong, and so at first glance it's like, where do ...

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  5. Barbecue lights balcony fire at Saskatoon apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    Fire crews working to put out a balcony fire caused by a barbecue at 512 4th Avenue N. in Saskatoon. Fire crews received multiple calls about the fire at about 9:30 a.m. CST, including a report that flames from the barbecue were touching the third-floor balcony.

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  6. Lost didgeridoo returned to Australian artist after airline fumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBC News

    David Williams, a musician from Australia, was in Saskatoon this week for the Saskatchewan World Indigenous Festival for the Arts. During his travels, he brought along with him his didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument traditionally made out of a hollowed-out piece of wood.

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  7. Saskatoon rally calls on the Sask Party to reverse social services cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: Protesters gathered in Saskatoon on Friday to protest proposed cuts to the Saskatchewan Assured Income Disability program. As Meaghan Craig reports, they are calling on Premier Brad Wall to stop the cuts.

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  8. 150 rally at Saskatchewan legislature over cuts to disability paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brandon Sun

    About 150 people rallied at Saskatoon city hall Friday in protest of cuts to a provincial program that provides money for disabled people. She says she's been told her funding will be cut by about $150, but there's still no firm date for when she'll start seeing the money come off her cheques.

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  9. Phone lines light up with stories about racism in Sask., ideas for positive changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... person and have a 'white pride' jacket on, I believe the RCMP would be on me in half an hour." Daniel Knight of Saskatoon said he was out with his friends one night two years ago, and went outside for a smoke with some friends when he was assaulted.

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  10. Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Auburn Reporter

    ... City Hall, and police arrested said carcass. Agency assist: 11:04 a.m., 31600 126th Avenue SE. A law firm in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan found itself the victim of fraud after it wired $20,000 to a bank account in Kent, whose holder lives in Auburn. ...

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  11. Upgrades coming to 2 key Saskatoon intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    Warman Road and 51st Street, and 22nd Street and Diefenbaker Drive are getting a number of upgrades, including left hand turn lanes, and better pedestrian crossings. Angela Gardiner, the city's transportation director, said work at Warman and 51st is needed due to the north bridge project.

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  12. Vancouver Whitecaps looking for a win in a place they usually loseRead the original story

    Friday | Lethbridge Herald

    ... to the playoff run is left back Brett Levis, who signed a MLS deal with Vancouver Tuesday. The 23-year-old from Saskatoon travelled a twisting road to Vancouver. After playing for the University of Saskatchewan he jumped to the Premier Development ...

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  13. Woman stabbed multiple times in Saskatoon, Regina man chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    Saskatoon police have charged a Regina man with aggravated assault after a stabbing that sent a woman to hospital.

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  14. Morinville Community Cultural Centre to host national fiddling championshipsRead the original story

    Thursday | St. Albert Gazette

    ... recognition. For 23 years the competitions were held exclusively in Ottawa, the association's birthplace. By 2013, Saskatoon managed to break the stranglehold and hosted the first competition outside Ottawa. 'It was a huge success. Fiddle players ...

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  15. Food loop will promote locally grown goods near Osler, Sask.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    Farmers near Saskatoon are working together to provide more options for people venturing out of the city looking for locally grown produce. Farmers in the Osler area of Saskatchewan, north of Saskatoon, are working on a rural shopping concept, dubbed a food loop, that promotes locally grown goods.

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  16. Kady O'Malley: A 3D painting of a maple leaf and pricey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | National Post

    ... wrong with a 3D painting of Canada's iconic maple leaf. Or, for that matter, a one-of-a-kind guitar handcrafted by Saskatoon high school students, or a framed photo of Sudbury's giant nickel - and, when it comes down to it, wouldn't every Canadian ...

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  17. Members of the Saskatchewan Farmers Union marched in Saskatoon in 1969. | File photoRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Western Producer

    The Western Producer takes a weekly look at some of the stories that made headlines in issues of the paper from 75, 50, 25 and 10 years ago. The dominion government rejected wheat policy recommendations made by the three western pools.

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  18. Saskatoon, western Saskatchewan under funnel cloud advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: Increasing cloudiness with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms beginning this afternoon around 4 p.m. Jacqueline Wilson with the details in your SkyTracker weather outlook. A trough of low pressure is tracking across the western portion of the province, which will produce isolated thunderstorm activity.

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  19. Saskatoon doctor raises concerns about medical pot rule changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | CBC News

    Under the new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations , patients can get seeds and plants from any producers licensed by Health Canada. As of Wednesday, Canadians who have a doctor's approval can grow their own medical pot or have someone else grow it for them.

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  20. Domise: What the tragedy of Colten Boushie says about racism in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | MacLeans

    Colten Boushie, a 22-year old First Nations man, was shot and killed on Aug. 9 after the vehicle he was in drove onto a farm in the rural municipality of Glenside, west of Saskatoon. "In my culture, you're not supposed to name the dead," she says.

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