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Mr. Big target charged with kidnap, assault of youth worker The youth acquitted in 2013 of a double-murder near Ardrossan is back in court to face charges he confined, kidnapped and assaulted a youth worker once charged with sexually exploiting him. According to court documents, the now-19-year-old is alleged to h | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Man acquitted in River Cree Casino shooting at second trial The man once convicted for a 2008 fatal shooting outside the River Cree Casino has been acquitted in a new trial ordered by the Alberta Court of Appeal. In December 2010, Alexander Edward Colin Reid was convicted of the murder of 24-year-old Mohamed Ali I | 3 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Only a wooden door between us and the shooter: Edmonton MP Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan was with about 100 other caucus members when she heard at least 10 shots fired outside a meeting room Wednesday morning on Parliament Hill. “There was only a wooden door between us and the shooter,” she | 4 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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Moratorium imposed on new Edmonton body rub centres Councillors unanimously backed a moratorium on new Edmonton body rub centres Wednesday despite a warning the move could push workers into the riskier escort business. The ban on new business licences until next May is intended to give time for a body rub | 4 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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International team reunites missing remains of 'poached' dinosaur bones EDMONTON - A 50-year-old mystery involving poachers and missing dinosaur bones has been solved by an international team of paleontologists, including one from the University of Alberta. | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ottawa shooting: Stephen Harper addresses the nation Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the nation Wednesday evening in the wake of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa that left one member of the Canadian Forces and the man who shot him dead. | 4 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Calgary police chief says Ottawa shooting not believed to be part of bigger event Calgary police Chief Rick Hanson says local officers remain vigilant after a shooting in Ottawa this morning. | 4 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Arson charge laid in fire that burned down Fort Chipewyan restaurant RCMP have arrested and charged a 19-year-old man in connection with a fire that burned down one of the only restaurants in Fort Chipewyan. Volunteer firefighters and RCMP in the northeastern Alberta village were called to Chadi’s Restaurant just aft | 5 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Provinces Jury Act to be challenged in Edmonton LRT murder trial An Edmonton man accused of fatally beating an LRT passenger will challenge the constitutionality of the provincial Jury Act before he goes to trial. Jeremy Lyle Newborn, 31, faces a charge of second-degree murder in the December 2012 death of John Hollar. | 5 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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CFB Edmonton soldiers working under increased vigilance after Parliament Hill shooting Soldiers at CFB Edmonton are working with “increased vigilance” and carrying out their usual duties, says spokesperson Fraser Logan. Like most Canadians, soldiers at Namao reacted with shock to the shooting of a Canadian soldier on Parliament | 6 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend