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Edmontinans weigh in on future of High Level Bridge
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Edmontinans weigh in on future of High Level Bridge
Edmontonians have many ideas on what should be done with the High Level Bridge, as the city gets ready to study the future of the historic span.The city recently put out a request to hire a consultant to do a structural feasibility assessment of the 104-year-old bridge, which will require rehabil...
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Family of man who died in Edmonton crash urges people to follow speed rules
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The niece of an Edmonton man killed in a car crash Sunday is urging drivers to slow down and follow the speed limit.On Monday, family members identified Rodney Farquharson as the 58-year-old man who was killed after three vehicles were involved in a collision near 66 Street and Fort Road Sunday m...
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Case closed: Edmonton’s phone booth mystery solved
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Turns out Edmonton’s sky-high phone booth isn’t for Superman, but onlookers still had plenty of questions about a mysterious pay phone that appeared on the roof of a downtown office building this week.“It’s weird,” said Lisa Scott, who stopped Monday morning to gaze up at the booth, perched three...
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Edmonton man fined, prohibited from owning pet for neglecting badly injured dog
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— An 66-year-old man has been fined $1,200 after a badly injured dog found suffering from extreme neglect had to be put down.The Edmonton Humane Society says John Nadeau brought a 20-year-old husky-collie cross named Sandy to the shelter last May.The dog was emaciated, covered in waste, had crack...
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Man convicted after dog brought to Humane Society 'smelling of death'
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An Edmonton man has been fined $1,200 and banned from owning pets for a decade after a husky was found "caked with urine and feces," with open wounds "infested wth maggots," according to the Edmonton Humane Society. John Nadeau was charged with causing distress to an animal on Friday, March 17. H...
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Man charged in Edmonton thefts involving ATMs
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police have charged a man who is allegedly connected to two recent thefts involving ATMs.Police said in a news release Monday that investigators arrested John Joshua Ford, 43, Wednesday in downtown Edmonton.Ford faces multiple charges regarding two ATM thefts, including one from a hotel near Calg...
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Edmontonians discuss welcoming Trump refugees—and lessons of history
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residents concerned about U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policies would be wise to study up on their history, University of Alberta professors argued on an Edmonton panel Sunday.St. Paul’s United Church hosted an event to discuss ways Trump’s presidency could impact Edmontonians, but a...
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Dairy cows want pasture even moooore than they want food: study
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Cows just wanna go run.Although most Canadian dairy cattle are kept indoors, a new study has found that even bovines think the grass is always greener on the “udder” side of the fence — outside the barn.Lead researcher Marina von Keyserlingk, a former University of Alberta agricultural sciences g...
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Against the grain: Traditional Asian cuisine presented in a new way
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When Thuy Dinh, co-owner of XO Bistro + Bar, told her parents she was opening a Vietnamese restaurant, they were not pleased.“They thought I was crazy,” she says, laughing.Dinh’s parents are no strangers to the restaurant business, having opened up several eateries, including Ninh Kieu Restaurant...
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Edmonton Heroes: Brenda Der builds community through food
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Standing over the stove in the industrial kitchen of St. Basil’s Cultural Centre, Brenda Der scoops up warm pieces of fish and chips for anyone wanting a bite.  “It’s always been food, food and more food,” Der says of her long career feeding Edmontonians.The former owner of B’s Diner — a Whyte Av...
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