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  1. Three Alberta parks featured on new Canada Post stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    When Kelly McPhillamey decided to launch her new hair studio in the Roots on Whyte Community Building in 2012, she knew it wouldn't be easy. Canada Post issued five stamps on Friday, July 3, 2015, celebrating Canadian locations recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites, including three from Alberta: Dinosaur Provincial Park, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, and Wood Buffalo National Park.

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  2. Home builders find Edmonton a welcome reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Despite a decline in energy-industry fortunes, Calgary-based home builders are finding a more resilient, responsive market in Edmonton. Morrison Homes, which has been named builder of the year a dozen times in Calgary and moved into the Edmonton market more than three years ago, says the impact of slumping oil prices is more severe in Calgary.

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  3. July 3, 1919: War made females competent to vote, women's council member saysRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Canadian women got the right to vote federally ijn 1918, but it was the First World War that made them competent to cast a ballot, Edmonton women were told in 1919. Although Alberta women got the right to vote provincially in April 1916, and federally in May 1918, it was the Great War that made them competent to vote, a visiting executive member of the National Council of Women of Canada said.

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  4. Lunch With: Yardstick's Chris LaBossiere sits down with Id Vip's Jen PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alberta Venture

    THE DINERS Young exec Jen Perry, head of ID VIP's business and artist development team History Managed her own band for years, developing both her connections in the local music industry and her business acumen Number of Employees One full-time Senior exec Chris LaBossiere, co-founder and CEO of Yardstick Training History Started Yardstick as a hobby and turned it into a successful online exam and testing company Number of Employees 65 Jen Perry straddles two worlds. She is an artist, making up one-quarter of the rock group the Red Cannons .

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  5. Federal Building aims to be Alberta's newest tourist attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Edmonton Journal

    The legislature has closed its old underground gift shop for a new one that's flashier and more high-profile in the newly renovated Federal Building, Video by John Lucas, Edmonton Journal. EDMONTON - The Federal Building may be best known for controversy surrounding its politically charged, $403-million renovation, but Brian Hodgson believes the new visitor centre inside the restored provincial office building will soon become a favourite stop for tourists and locals.

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  6. Toronto Argonauts prep for "home-opener" in Fort McMurray against EskimosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Toronto Argonauts kicker Swayze Waters and long-snapper Jake Reinhart set their hotel-room alarm for 2 a.m. their first night in Fort McMurray, Alta. "We were going to try and get a look at the northern lights," Waters said Friday.

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  7. Japan to face upstart England in World Cup semifinal on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Wave

    England goalkeepers Karen Bardsley, left, and Siobhan Chamberlain practice in Edmonton on Tuesday. England takes on Japan in a Women's World Cup semifinal on Wednesday for the right to face the United States in Sunday's final.

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  8. Retentive Japan not underestimating EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Reuters

    Jun 27, 2015; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Japan forward Mana Iwabuchi celebrates scoring against Australia with teammates during the second half in the quarterfinals of the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup at Commonwealth Stadium. Japan won 1-0.

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  9. Whiskeyjacks aspire to be trailblazers for Saddle Lake youthRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The St Paul Journal

    Actresses Teneil and Miika Whiskeyjack, and Miss Canada Globe contestant Bobbie-Joe Whiskeyjack, are hoping to be an inspiration to Saddle Lake youth. As Saddle Lake's annual powwow showcased the First Nations culture of fantastic drumming, dancing and special ceremonies, it also celebrated some of the individuals that have represented Saddle Lake Cree Nation with honour, both on the reserve and abroad.

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  10. Food Notes: Col. Mustard's owners switch gears with new development on 124th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Edmonton Journal

    Brad and Carla Pipella of Col. Mustard's Canteen will not be re-opening the restaurant, closed since a flood in April 2012.

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  11. Huntley's durable running game can't lead Irish to elusive winRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Airdrie City View

    The 5'7', 225-pound Airdrie Irish running back spent the other half doing his best impression of a battering ram by running roughshod over anyone that dared stand in his way. The durable Huntley's explosive ground attack wasn't enough for the inaugural Irish, however, as they remained winless by dropping a heartbreaking 28-14 home decision to the Edmonton Stallions in Alberta Football League action on June 20. 'We're getting better,' said a somewhat satisfied Irish head coach Rob Giessman, following 81-7 and 34-1 losses to start the campaign.

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  12. Dragon Boats wrap up hot weekendRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Lethbridge Herald

    Cheers, beers and comraderie were the final touch to the 2015 ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday. Now in its 14th year, the festival has grown to include 64 teams, more than half of which are local.

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  13. Dragonboats wrap up hot weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Lethbridge Herald

    Herald photo by Melissa Villeneuve Topmade Dragon Boat Club from Calgary give it their all in the final push towards winning gold in the Mixed A'AA' Final race at the 2015 ATB Financial Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday. The team finished with a time of 2:13.56.

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  14. Argonauts prep for "home-opener" in Fort McMurray against EskimosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | CBC News

    Argonauts kick off "home-opener" against the Eskimos in Fort McMurray due to scheduling conflicts with the upcoming Pan Am Games in Toronto. Toronto Argonauts kicker Swayze Waters and long-snapper Jake Reinhart set their hotel-room alarm for 2 a.m. their first night in Fort McMurray, Alta.

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  15. Return of the champRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    If you were to take annual stock of competitive Manitoba golfers, based on just one move, assets are up in 2015. Four-time Manitoba women's amateur champion Jill Hardy has moved back to Winnipeg and has turned her eye once again to tournament play.

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  16. Argos prep for "home-opener" in Fort McMurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Chronicle Herald

    Toronto Argonauts kicker Swayze Waters and long-snapper Jake Reinhart set their hotel-room alarm for 2 a.m. their first night in Fort McMurray, Alta. "We were going to try and get a look at the northern lights," Waters said Friday.

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  17. Toronto Argonauts prep for a oehome-openera in Fort McMurray against EskimosRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Medincine Hat News

    Toronto Argonauts kicker Swayze Waters and long-snapper Jake Reinhart set their hotel-room alarm for 2 a.m. their first night in Fort McMurray, Alta. "We were going to try and get a look at the northern lights," Waters said Friday.

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  18. Abby Wambach gets warning from FIFA on ref criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    FIFA's World Cup disciplinary committee considered giving Wambach a one-match ban but decided to instead issue only a warning following her televised retraction on FOX Abby Wambach gets away with warning over referee criticism FIFA's World Cup disciplinary committee considered giving Wambach a one-match ban but decided to instead issue only a warning following her televised retraction on FOX Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://usat.ly/1NhjHKv U.S. midfielder Tobin Heath sat down with USA TODAY Sports to talk about her love of traveling and wandering. United States forward Abby Wambach acknowledges the crowd after their win over Nigeria in a Group D soccer match in the 2015 FIFA women's World Cup at BC Place Stadium.

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  19. University of Alberta 'dream team' using molecules and powerful computer to battle cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Vancouver Sun

    Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a timed race but a team challenge that allows participants to experience exhilarating, yet safe, world-class obstacles they won't find anywhere else.

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  20. 'It's never been done': Alberta family aims to make hovercraft historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CTV

    An Alberta family that hopes to make hovercraft history will be travelling the province this summer, ahead of their planned cross-country tour. Their trip through Alberta is meant as a warm-up for the Steadman family's ultimate goal: piloting a hovercraft across Canada in 2016.

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