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Music News You Can Use – July 24, 2014
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Music News You Can Use – July 24, 2014
Rise Against have a strong debut, a Kurt Cobain movie is in the works, and Modest Mouse are back in town.
Published at SONiC 102.9
Unit of Measurement
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Unit of Measurement
Garner gets super nerdy today, doing the first (and only) Unit of Measurement Power Rankings. He also talks more about the lotto winners, and things you spend too much money on.
Published at SONiC 102.9
Paint the Town
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Tourism is launching an initiative called Destination Activation (DA) and the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is proud to call itself a partner. DA mobilizes businesses and organizations across the city to embrace our hosted events. If your business has ever wanted to show support for a major event ...
Published at Edmonton Commerce News
O U T F I T / Mess Is Mine
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O U T F I T / Mess Is Mine
Eric snapped these photos of me yesterday on our trek to a hungry (wo)man's paradise filled with Vietnamese subs and indescribably delicious coconut green jellies that I've never known the name of. Anyway, I've been living in this outfit for the past few days, somewhat because Edmonton has been u...
Published at ordinary people
TASTE OF CANADA AT K-DAYS: MY FOOD DEMO
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TASTE OF CANADA AT K-DAYS: MY FOOD DEMO
I have never done a cooking demonstration before- until now!  I have done many a butcher demo but I wanted to try my hand at showing people my other passion for baking.  I was nervous and excited all at the same time!I did my little demo at K Days on the Taste of Canada Cooking stage;A ...
Published at Life Without Lemons
Announcement regarding VP (Advancement) O'Neil Outar
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I write to announce that Vice-President (Advancement) O'Neil Outar has accepted the position of senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and will be leaving the University of Alberta as of August 31, ...
Published at Colloquy@uAlberta
Fondita Day by Mariel Montero at Expressionz Cafe
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Fondita Day by Mariel Montero at Expressionz Cafe
After trying out taco day at Expressionz Cafe back in March, I was keen on coming back for their much talked about Fondita Day. Fondita Day, is where mexican comfort food is presented Thursday evenings from 5-9pm at Expressionz Cafe. Mariel Montero, is the organizer and cooks up all the deli...
Published at beyondumami
THE END OF THE STAY-AT-HOMES
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THE END OF THE STAY-AT-HOMES
That's Boston's Don Awrey up against Walter Tkaczuk, 40 years ago. Awrey was a stay-at-home defenseman, and every team had two or three. Shot blockers, penalty killers, tough-as-nails and absolutely filthy compared to the game today. Stay-at-home defensemen aren't stellar puck movers and passers,...
Published at OilersNation
Trading for a RFA Centre
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With the best UFA centres out of the picture which RFAs should the Oilers target for potential trade options?
Published at The Copper & Blue
BIG REVEAL ON THE KITCHN
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BIG REVEAL ON THE KITCHN
My kitchen renovation project has been selected for The Kitchn's The Big Reveal Competition!  Yeah!!Here is how it all works;Readers have the opportunity to choose your entry as a "favorite" through 12:00pm (EDT) on July 29, 2014. The top 4 entries receiving the highest number of "favorites"...
Published at Life Without Lemons

Recent News Releases

Driver charged in fatal pedestrian collision
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The Edmonton Police Service Major Collision Investigation Section has completed their investigation into a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in a crosswalk in west Edmonton in late May. Bradley Nordell, 42, has been charged with careless driving and failing to yield to a ped...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Jean-François Houle named head coach of Bakersfield Condors
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Jean-François Houle named head coach of Bakersfield Condors
The Edmonton Oilers announced today, that Jean-François (J.F.) Houle has been named the sixth head coach in Bakersfield Condors history. Houle replaces Troy Mann, who was named head coach of the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears earlier this month. He will be formally introduced in Bakersfie...
Published at Edmonton Oilers
Fire restrictions in place in southwest Alberta
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Effective 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, restrictions will apply to various types of burning activities in the region.The fire restrictions include the area from the northern boundary of Waterton Lakes National Park to the northern boundary of the Municipal District of Ranchlands, extending east fro...
Published at Government of Alberta
Offenders repair 100 more bicycles for Calgary children in need
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Under the supervision of correctional peace officers, offenders learn valuable skills while repairing old bicycles.In addition to the 100 bicycles from the Calgary Correctional Centre, the Kiwanis Club of Calgary Chinook will donate its 5,000th bicycle to a child in need on July 24. Since the par...
Published at Government of Alberta
New supports for Albertans affected by eating disorders
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The Alberta government has committed more than $165,000 over three years to the Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA).“Albertans who are coping with eating disorders often rely on their loved ones for needed support, so we must ensure their families are also supported during long-ter...
Published at Government of Alberta
Employment Pension Plans Act (2012) takes effect September 1
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The 2012 Act and regulation make it easier for private sector employers to offer or continue to offer pension plans. Toward this end, the Act and regulation establish funding rules for private sector pension plans that choose to move to a target benefit model on a go-forward basis only.The 2012 A...
Published at Government of Alberta
Rehab work on Highway 43 near Little Smoky River
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Workers will chip seal eastbound lanes on Highway 43. This project will extend road life and provide smoother travel for Albertans. This approximately $1.5 million project should be completed by August 31, weather permitting.Traffic will be routed onto westbound lanes guided by pilot vehicles and...
Published at Government of Alberta
Writing the stories of people on the margins
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Vera Caine's narrative research delves deeply into the experiences of people in marginalized populations. (Photo: Richard Siemens) (Edmonton) Vera Caine can trace her interests in narrative research and marginalized populations to her upbringing in rural Germany, especial...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Bike and backpack bandits suspected in spike of garage break and enters
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The Edmonton Police Service is warning residents in northeast Edmonton to lock their garages and report suspicious persons loitering in alleyways after a recent spike in break and enters.Over the last two months, there have been 44 break and enters in the Montrose / Highland / Bellevue area, and ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Autopsy completed in weekend death from south side
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The autopsy on the man who was shot and died on Sunday, July 20, 2014, has been completed. The Medical Examiner completed the autopsy Tuesday afternoon, and it has been determined that Alor Arop Deng, 27 died from gunshot wounds. The death has now been deemed a homicide and detectives continu...
Published at Edmonton Police Service