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Edmonton youth pleads guilty to stabbing bus driver
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A 15-year-old boy who repeatedly stabbed a bus driver in September has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and possession of a concealed weapon.The boy's face brightened momentarily as he entered the courtroom Monday and waved at his grandfather in the gallery before slumping in the prisoner's b...
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Fort McMurray family credits home makeover with saving their daughter
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Fort McMurray family credits home makeover with saving their daughter
A Fort McMurray family credits a generous home makeover with improving the health of their four-year-old daughter, who has a serious heart condition.Lily Morgan was born premature with congenital heart failure. Lily has holes in her heart and a blocked aorta.She and her two sisters lived in a tra...
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Homicide detectives investigate suspicious death in southeast Edmonton
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Homicide detectives are investigating after a young man was found fatally injured following reports of multiple gunshots in the city's far southeast  Monday night.  Officers arrived around  7:35 p.m. and found the victim lying in the street. Several 911 calls were made to police ab...
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Road toll critique odd to hear from carbon tax-supporting Notley, economist says
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Road toll critique odd to hear from carbon tax-supporting Notley, economist says
Economist Dale Beugin says he found Rachel Notley's recent criticism of road tolls a bit odd. Her critique was ironic, he said, because the New Democratic Party supports a price on carbon, which is a similar concept to a road toll: users pay the cost."The principles of a carbon price and a conges...
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'She's lucky': Alberta woman recovering after losing lip to flesh-eating disease
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'She's lucky': Alberta woman recovering after losing lip to flesh-eating disease
Warning: this story contains a graphic image that may disturb some readers. An Edmonton-area woman feels fortunate to have only lost her upper lip after she contracted flesh-eating disease on Christmas Day.Anik Cormier, 40, of Legal, north of Edmonton, regained consci...
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Oilers sign goalie Koskinen to 3-year, $13.5M extension
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The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a three-year contract extension with an average annual salary of $4.5 million US, the club announced Monday.The deal runs through the 2021-22 season. Koskinen, 30, is in his first campaign with the Oilers, having spent seven seasons in ...
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Man, 74, killed in 2-vehicle collision near Sedgewick, Alta.
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A 74-year-old man is dead following a two-vehicle collision near Sedgewick, Alta., Monday.Killam RCMP say a semi-tractor and a car collided head-on on Highway 13 and Range Road 125. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of semi had minor injuries.Police say no c...
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Edmonton-made short film catches eye of movie director Kevin Smith
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Edmonton-made short film catches eye of movie director Kevin Smith
Aspiring director Rico Espinoza won a $20,000 scholarship on Monday, along with the blessing of movie director Kevin Smith to attend film school in Vancouver.Espinoza said it was rewarding to earn the validation of the director of 1990s cult films Dogma and Chasing Amy."It's one thing to get the ...
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TransCanada preps to clear trees, shrubs for Keystone XL Alberta portion
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TransCanada preps to clear trees, shrubs for Keystone XL Alberta portion
Calgary-based TransCanada says it'll start clearing trees and foliage next week for the northern route of its planned Keystone XL pipeline.On Monday, the National Energy Board announced it had approved the pipeline company's request to do some winter clearing work. The regulator said the company ...
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Yellow vest convoy to cause traffic delays on Anthony Henday Drive Tuesday morning
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Traffic delays are expected along Anthony Henday Drive on Tuesday as a convoy of truckers gather for a pro-pipeline rally. Trucks participating in the "Stand Up Canada Yellow Vest Pipeline Rally" will begin travelling north on the Henday at around 10:30 a.m., the Edmonton Police Service said.This...
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Home invasion victim died from blunt force trauma, police say
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An Edmonton woman who died after a home invasion in northeast Edmonton Friday was killed by blunt force trauma, police say.Autopsy results released Monday confirm the woman's death is a homicide. Barbara Nelson, 59, died in hospital following a home invasion and altercation at a home near 119th A...
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Kenney's $399 to Ontario PCs was convention registration fee, not donation, UCP says
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What the NDP is claiming as a political donation by Jason Kenney to the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party was a registration fee for the party's 2016 annual general meeting, the United Conservative Party said Monday.On Monday, the NDP caucus said  Kenney donated $399 to the party, which is i...
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Oilers players not buying in 'should get out of the room,' McDavid says
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The team's play over the weekend, particularly on Sunday night, seemed to show otherwise.After being beaten 5-2 on national television by their provincial rivals, the Calgary Flames, a team that happens to be first in the west, Edmonton failed to show up for the first 10 minutes against the Hurri...
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Alberta senior scammed $250K over 10 months after U.S. sweepstakes letter
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Police in Lethbridge, Alta., are warning people after an 81-year-old woman lost $250,000 to scammers over a 10-month period. Acting Sgt. Paolo Magliocco said the woman initially got a letter indicating she'd won a U.S. sweepstakes prize from the Bank of America, but that in order to claim her pri...
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B.C. environmental activist says focus on U.S. funding of anti-pipeline movement misses the point
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B.C. environmental activist says focus on U.S. funding of anti-pipeline movement misses the point
An environmental group is filing a legal motion asking the National Energy Board to expand the scope of its review of climate-change impacts of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as the deadline looms for interveners to file final arguments with the board. This comes as a B.C. researcher is ra...
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Learning the lindy hop with Edmonton's Swingin' Sundays
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Learning the lindy hop with Edmonton's Swingin' Sundays
On the main floor of Edmonton's city hall, a new generation of swing dancers is learning to lindy hop.Every Sunday afternoon a crowd gathers for Swingin' City Sundays.The event, offered by Sugar Swing Ballroom, offers swing dancing lesson for the masses, set to the tune of live big-band performan...
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