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Police investigating armed robbery at convenience store
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a report of an armed robbery earlier today at a convenience store in northeast Edmonton.Just after midnight, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, it was reported that two masked males with firearms entered a convenience store in the area of 40 Street and Hermitage Ro...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Fatal single-vehicle collision on Anthony Henday
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a fatal collision that occurred early this morning on the Anthony Henday.West Division responded to a single-vehicle collision just after 2 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. It was reported that a 58-year-old male was driving a 2014 Honda Civic northbound ...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Drive your car but park your phone
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Drive your car but park your phone
February’s traffic safety focus is distracted driving. Research indicates that driver distractions contribute to 20 per cent to 30 per cent of all collisions and that distracted drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision than attentive drivers.Penalties for distracted drivi...
Published at Government of Alberta
Proposed rezoning in Clareview Town Centre for row housing
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Residents are invited to an open house to discuss the proposed rezoning of a property at 13832 - 36 Street NW from an AGU Urban Reserve Zone to a RF5 Row Housing Zone. Date:  Thursday, February 11, 2016  Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location:   Clareview Recreation Centre, Room 3, 38...
Published at City of Edmonton
Jordan Rowley is the U of A Athlete of the Week
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Jordan Rowley is the U of A Athlete of the Week
Rowley, a fifth-year defenceman from Edmonton, had a hand in four of Alberta’s eight goals on the weekend, as the No.7 ranked Bears swept No.1 ranked Saskatchewan with 3-0 and 5-2 wins. The business student finished with two goals and two assists, helping Alberta hand the Huskies their first road...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
University of Alberta releases report on sexual assault
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University of Alberta releases report on sexual assault
The University of Alberta will begin implementing recommendations from a new report aimed at enhancing the campus community’s response to sexual assault.The Sexual Violence Review Group examined the activities, supports and services the U of A provides to prevent, educate about and respond to sex...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Psychology of attraction
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Psychology of attraction
If you ask Hollywood or Disney, finding the love of your life should take all of two hours—during which time you embarrass yourself by inexplicably bumping into a good-looking stranger or sing to woodland creatures until your true love sweeps you off your feet. Your love story is epic and simple ...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Bears earn much-needed weekend sweep
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Bears earn much-needed weekend sweep
Third-year forward Mamadou Gueye netted a game-high 27 points, adding seven rebounds and five assists, while rookie forward Brody Clarke (16 points), third-year guard Lyndon Annetts (11 points), and sophomore guard Andriy Halushko (11 points) also cracked the double-digit barrier. Hailing from Lo...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Bears muzzle Huskies for weekend sweep
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Bears muzzle Huskies for weekend sweep
Josh Derko EDMONTON – Three powerplay goals propelled the University of Alberta Golden Bears hockey team to a 5-2 win Saturday night at Clare Drake Arena, and weekend sweep of the visiting CIS No.1 Saskatchewan Huskies. Levko Koper, Jordan Rowley, Thomas Carr, Stephane Le...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Priest charged in connection with alleged historic sexual assaults
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Priest charged in connection with alleged historic sexual assaults
The Edmonton Police Service has charged an Anglican priest in connection to allegations of historical sexual assaults.In September 2015, the Edmonton Police Service commenced an investigation into reports of sexual assaults that had allegedly occurred at the Edmonton Youth Development Centre duri...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Griffins women celebrate 89-48 victory over MRU Cougars
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Griffins women celebrate 89-48 victory over MRU Cougars
Griffins forward Megan Wood led MacEwan University with 21 points(Photo Credit: Len Joudrey, Griffins Athletics) The MacEwan University Griffins women’s basketball team defeated the MRU Cougars, 89-48, to complete a weekend sweep of their Explorer Division (Canada West) opponents. T...
Published at Grant MacEwan University
Second-quarter surge keeps Bears in seventh
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Second-quarter surge keeps Bears in seventh
Team-leading scorer Mamadou Gueye continued his offensive prowess with a 28-point effort, aided on the scoresheet by rookie forward Brody Clarke’s 17 points. Fourth-year post Brett Roughead recorded a game-high 12 rebounds.Hailing from Los Angeles, Kelvin Smith earned a team-high 15 points while ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Bears give Huskies first road loss with shutout win
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Bears give Huskies first road loss with shutout win
James Dobrowolsi EDMONTON – The University of Alberta Golden Bears hockey team scored three times, including twice in the third period, to shutout the CIS No. 1 Saskatchewan Huskies 3-0 Friday night at Clare Drake Arena. In a penalty filled affair, with 98 PIMS in total, ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Puck Pandas fall short against Huskies
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Puck Pandas fall short against Huskies
Kaitlin Willoughby and Lauren Zary scored back-to-back second period goals after the Pandas took a lead earlier in the frame on a goal from Deanna Morin. Saskatchewan goaltender Cassidy Hendricks made 35 saves in the win, while Lindsey Post stopped 29 shots in goal for the Pandas. The win impro...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Iowa hype trumps reality in U.S. election
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Iowa hype trumps reality in U.S. election
Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Reno, Nevada. Trump's loss to Ted Cruz in the Iowa caucuses put a dent in his unassailable image. (Photo: Darron Birgenheier, shared under Creative Commons licence) The results from the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, the first officia...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Alberta is leading on climate change and creating jobs with solar power
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This investment will help build Alberta’s green energy sector, including creating jobs in the project design and construction sectors, while supporting jobs and growth in the renewable energy supply chain.Five million dollars is earmarked for the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre for a solar...
Published at Government of Alberta
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