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‘They are so much in love’: Family, friends, businesses throw wedding for young woman with fatal cancer

At age 10, Megan Wolfe began cutting photos out of magazines and concocting the perfect man: eyes from this one, hair from that one, and so on. Four years ago, as she sat in a doctor’s office in Saskatoon waiting for an appointment for one of her kids, that ma ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 18 2014, 7:23am CDT
 

NDP sees opportunity in next provincial vote

With progressive votes expected to be up for grabs in the next provincial election, candidates vying to lead the New Democrats are focusing on expanding their seats beyond the party’s Edmonton base. The NDP traditionally had difficulty grabbing seats in southern Alberta, but with the ruling Tories labouring with controversy and the Wildrose Party seen as a right-wing choice, leadership hopeful Rachel Notley believes there’s plenty of opportunity for her party to gai ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 18 2014, 7:20am CDT
 

Man arrested after gun scare in Cochrane

COCHRANE — RCMP took a suspect into custody around 9:45 p.m. Sunday after a five-hour ordeal had police circling the Mitford area seeking a man they saw carrying a gun. An officer confirmed to the Herald the man ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 18 2014, 12:54am CDT
 

Chatty Tom Petty still free fallin’ at 63

“He’s still such a babe,” the woman beside me noted, ignoring our wedding rings. Fine, it’s true. Tom Petty is beautiful. Witty, bearded, talented, famous, iconic, cooler in one pinky than the last 40 bands through to ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 18 2014, 12:27am CDT
 

Peaceful protest in Ferguson deteriorates with police firing tear gas canisters

FERGUSON, Mo. - Protests are continuing in Ferguson, Missouri, over the fatal shooting of a black teenager b ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 17 2014, 11:40pm CDT
 

FC Edmonton pulls a last-minute win out of injury time

FC Edmonton was finally on the right side of a late-game decision in Saturday’s thrilling 3-2 victory over the Carolina RailHawks. “Before the call, I thought, ‘Here we go again,’ ” Edmonton coach Colin Miller said after Carolina defender Austin King was charged with an errant tackle on Eddies midfielder ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 17 2014, 9:54pm CDT
 

Castor residents reeling after neighbour charged with killing parents, sister

CASTOR, Alta. - Two men are slated to appear in Red Deer court on Monday morning to faces charges in the slayings of a family in Castor eight months ago. Jason Gordon Klaus is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his parents, Gordon and Sandi Klaus, and his sister, Monica Klaus, on the ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 17 2014, 9:51pm CDT
 

Will Triathlon Canada add Findlay to national team for Grand Final?

Paula Findlay wasn’t first across the finish line at the Apple Triathlon in Kelowna, B.C., on Sunday, but she was an elated second, which counts as a breakthrough for the former No. 1-ranked female triathlete in the world. That Findlay finished at all was both a relief and encouraging news as she continues her recovery from a punishing string of injuries and other setbacks over the la ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 17 2014, 9:37pm CDT
 

MacKinnon: U-20 Women’s World Cup adds another feather in Canada’s cap

If the legacy of staging major sports events is staging more sports events, then Canada Soccer soon will have only one competition missing from an already powerful hosting resume — the men’s World Cup. Canada has already voiced its interest in bidding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, the world’s biggest sports spectacle. And whether that’s the noble but unrealistic dream of Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer’s secretary general, or a case of a ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 17 2014, 8:50pm CDT
 

Unforgettable holes common at B.C.’s Columbia Valley, East Kootenay courses

Your first kiss. Your first car. These are things we remember; things we never forge ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal Aug 17 2014, 8:41pm CDT
 



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