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Truck plunges through river ice in Fort McMurray, prompting police warning
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Truck plunges through river ice in Fort McMurray, prompting police warning
Wood Buffalo RCMP are issuing a warning after a driver drove a pickup truck onto a river and fell through the ice in Fort McMurray. Police responded to a 911 call that a truck had fallen through the ice on the Clearwater River near the Snye Point Boat Launch at appro...
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Edmonton police investigate shooting in west end
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police are investigating a shooting in the city's west end. Officers were called to a weapons complaint near 109th Avenue and 153rd Street at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, where they learned a man had been shot during an alternation while standing outside a vehicle. The male was treated and brought to a h...
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Athletes, promoters ask council to lift ban on combative sports
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Athletes, promoters ask council to lift ban on combative sports
Athletes, promoters and fans sent a strong message to a city committee Wednesday as the public was invited for the first time to share their thoughts on Edmonton's combative sports ban. Nearly 20 people from the wrestling, boxing and mixed martial arts industries plea...
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Fire in the sky: Albertans report fireball over province
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Fire in the sky: Albertans report fireball over province
Fort McMurray resident Miguel Borges captured what he said was the flash of a meteor on his home surveillance cameras at 5:22 p.m.Three people from Alberta and one from Saskatchewan filed reports of fireball sightings to the American Meteor Society between 5:17 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. MST Wednesday.Ch...
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Edmonton MP takes LGBTQ inclusion message overseas
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Edmonton MP takes LGBTQ inclusion message overseas
Centre MP Randy Boissonnault will come full circle next week from "deeply closeted student" to "proud and out" LGBTQ advocate at Oxford University in England. Boissonnault, a former Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, is one of three lecturers invited as part of the Oxford University Corpus Christi College...
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AHS to partially reimburse clients of Royal Alexandra Hospital fertility clinic
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Alberta Health Services says it will offer some reimbursement for clients at  Edmonton's Royal Alexandra Hospital who will have to transfer to private clinics for services like in-vitro fertilization and intrauterine insemination.The hospital is discontinuing these non-insured services through th...
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Thanks to random photographer and Facebook, this Edmonton couple now have photos of their engagement
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Thanks to random photographer and Facebook, this Edmonton couple now have photos of their engagement
Andrea Alderman was adjusting her camera settings and waiting to take photos of her kids the ice castle in Hawrelak Park when she saw a man get down on one knee.The man proposed to his girlfriend in front of the ice throne on Saturday, and she accepted.Alderman, who was in line to see the ice thr...
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Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project could be a year behind schedule
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Kinder Morgan Canada is projecting that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project could be a year behind schedule as it continues to encounter permitting delays.The estimate is three months further behind from the company's last estimate in December, and now potentially puts the $7.4-billion ...
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Architect hopes Edmonton warms to his pavilion pitch
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Matt Roper wants to populate Edmonton's river valley with a series of portable winter pavilions.From warming huts to cabin-like buildings, adding some unnatural landmarks to the expanse of forested trails would be a boon for the city, said Roper.These structures would give people refuge from the ...
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Homicide detectives investigate fatal stabbing in north Edmonton
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Homicide detectives were called after a man who was assaulted in north Edmonton earlier this week died from his injuries.Jarvis Katz, 28, was found by police Monday when they were called to a home near 118th Avenue and 80th Street.Katz was treated for stab wounds and taken to hospital where he di...
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