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The difference between a strep A infection and strep throat An Alberta woman went public this week after nearly dying from a rare strep A infection. Colleen Watters survived, but spent nine days in a coma and doctors were forced to amputate her left foot, along with all the toes on her right foot and four fingers. | 1 hour, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Monahan scores team-leading 26th as Flames down Avalanche Sean Monahan scored his team-leading 26th goal and added three assists Monday night as the Calgary Flames inched closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 4-2 victory over the floundering Colorado Avalanche. | 2 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Fire destroys three sheriff vehicles at Fort McMurray courthouse Police areinvestigating the destruction of three Alberta sheriff vehicles last week outside Fort McMurray’s downtown courthouse on Franklin Avenue. According to Wood Buffalo RCMP, police were called to the scene shortly before 10 p.m. on March | 4 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Free webinars aim to help Edmonton schools integrate refugee children When a wave of Syrian refugees began arriving in Edmonton schools in late 2015, teachers, support staff and administrators had questions. Did the children go to school in refugee camps? Were they traumatized from their flight from war? Did they speak any | 4 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Governments focus on re-training workers for changing economy after downturn A career change at age 46might be intimidating, even scary, for most people. For Robin Taylor, it’s exciting. With a layoff pending, the Edmonton IT workerhas a choice to compete for jobs in a saturated market or find a new industry with | 5 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Two St. Albert teens face charges after 7-Eleven robberies Two teenagers are facing charges after two robberies Sunday at 7-Eleven stores in St. Albert. St. Albert RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at astore on St. Anne Street and St. Albert Road just before 7 a.m., police said in a release Monday. | 5 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Edmonton police looking for suspects in north end shooting Edmonton police are looking for suspects after a shooting in the city's northeast Monday afternoon. Police were called to a weapons complaint around 3 p.m. in the area of 133rd Avenue and 66th Street, police said in a press release Monday evening. | 5 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pop goes the whippet: Calgary dog's balloon-bursting skills breaks Guinness World Record Using just his teeth and paws, the nine-year-old, cream-coloured dog exploded 100 balloons in 36.25 seconds at the Shawnessy YMCA Sunday afternoon, beating the Guinness World Record of 39.08 seconds. | 5 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Man with gunshot wounds taken to hospital A man wasin hospital with serious injuriesafter being shot Monday afternoon. Officers found the manwhile responding to a weapons complaint in the area of 133 Avenue and 66 Street at about 3 p.m. Monday, Edmonton police said in a release. | 5 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sheriffs vehicles torched at Fort McMurray courthouse The RCMP are investigating a suspicious late-night fire at the Fort McMurray courthouse Wednesday that caused significant damage to three prisoner-escort vehicles and rattled nearby residents. | 5 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend