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Father of dead baby tried to fight arson fire with garden hose
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Father of dead baby tried to fight arson fire with garden hose
The father of a baby who died after a house fire said Wednesday he tried to go back into his burning house three times, but couldn’t get past the flames.Cordell Brown said he was sleeping on the main floor of his southwest Edmonton home Tuesday morning when he woke to find his porch on fire.Brown...
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Paula Simons: Jasper Avenue pilot project fizzles
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Paula Simons: Jasper Avenue pilot project fizzles
It’s 2 p.m. on a sunny August afternoon and the margins of Jasper Avenue between of 110 Street and 115 Street are full of brightly painted picnic tables, big, bold murals, and even a sturdy ping-pong table. It’s part of a beautification initiative, a pilot project called Experience Jasper Avenue,...
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Finance minister vows to continue beer fight as Saskatchewan digs in heels
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Finance minister vows to continue beer fight as Saskatchewan digs in heels
Alberta and Saskatchewan are both digging in their heels over an interprovincial beer dispute, vowing to fight to the bitter end for their respective brewers. A panel set up under the Agreement on Internal Trade recently ruled Alberta’s small brewer rebate program was both discriminatory against ...
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Surrey homicide victim, 19, mourned by family, friends in Edmonton
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Surrey homicide victim, 19, mourned by family, friends in Edmonton
The mother of an Edmonton man killed in British Columbia over the weekend said Wednesday her only child was a hockey goalie and body builder with a big sense of humour who lived for his friends.   Kim Krupa said her 19-year-old son Tanner Krupa was killed in a hit and run Sunday while walking in ...
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Prominent local photographer Con Boland has died
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Prominent local photographer Con Boland has died
Prominent Edmonton photographer Con Boland is being remembered as much for his stunning photographs as he is for his tireless philanthropic work.Boland, 69, who had recently faced heart issues, died from sudden cardiac arrest Tuesday.Boland’s career in photography earned him numerous awards and i...
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City will look into maintaining 'secret' beach beyond bridge construction
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City will look into maintaining 'secret' beach beyond bridge construction
The possibility of keeping the secret beach — that’s not much of a secret anymore — will be discussed at city council Tuesday.Coun. Ben Henderson will bring forward an inquiry on what will be necessary to operate the beach, including permits and provincial and federal requirements, as it is outsi...
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Don Iveson calls for audit of Touch the Water project delays
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Don Iveson calls for audit of Touch the Water project delays
Mayor Don Iveson wants an audit of the Touch the Water promenade delays, which could now jeopardize $3.5 million in federal funding for the riverside walkway.City officials have been planning the project for five years and now say unexpected contamination and delays with the Walterdale Bridge con...
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U of A researchers make discovery that has impact on climate change research
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U of A researchers make discovery that has impact on climate change research
A research collaboration between the University of Alberta and the University of Vienna has yielded a discovery that could significantly impact climate change research.Currently the world’s nitrogen cycle is unbalanced because humans are now responsible for adding more fixed nitrogen through ammo...
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Seized submachine guns built in machine shop west of Edmonton
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Seized submachine guns built in machine shop west of Edmonton
Two fully automatic submachine guns believed to be manufactured at a machinist shop just west of Edmonton were just several prohibited firearms seized following an eight-month investigation by the province’s integrated police law enforcement unit.The two MAC-11 guns, capable of firing an entire m...
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Province to unveil first-quarter fiscal update
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Province to unveil first-quarter fiscal update
Albertans will find out Wednesday afternoon what shape the provincial coffers are in when Finance Minister Joe Ceci releases the 2017-18 first-quarter fiscal update.The province racked up a $10.8-billion deficit by the end of the 2016-17 financial year, ending up $33.3 billion in the red.Ceci’s p...
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