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Feline celebrity Nala to visit Edmonton for cat festival

In the cutthroat world of Instagram pets, tiny Siamese-tabby mix Nala is a heavyweight.

With 3.6 million followers, she outdraws the 2.5 million people who follow the much meme-ified Grumpy Cat. 336 more words

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Edmontonians make early-morning plans to take in royal wedding

For the second time in less than a decade, Edmontonians will experience the bliss of waking before dawn to view hours of ceremonial pomp broadcast from across the Atlantic Ocean. 392 more words

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Five Edmontonians honoured with Alberta Order of Excellence

Five more Edmontonians are to be awarded the highest honour the province can give a citizen.

The latest Edmonton area inductees include a judge, a labour leader and the first female pilot for a commercial airline in North America. 522 more words

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Ethiopians released from Kenyan, Sudanese prisons


The recent regional tour by the Ethiopian prime minister is beginning to bear fruit as the allies he met implement some of the agreed proposals. 51 more words

WATCH: St. Albert man sentenced to seven years for Ponzi scheme

A St. Albert man was sentenced to seven years in prison for a Ponzi scheme that bilked $6 million from investors.

Wade Closson earlier pleaded guilty to 53 counts of fraud over $5,000, related to an $11-million mortgage investment scheme in which he lost millions for over 50 investors — including his own friends and family. 39 more words

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Drayton Valley, former home of three Humboldt Broncos, remembers what players meant to them

Drayton Valley — Parker Tobin and Tyler Smith weren’t in Drayton Valley for long, but the young hockey players left a lasting impression.

The two were part of the 2016-17 Drayton Valley Thunder, helping the Junior A team to the AJHL playoffs. 825 more words

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Edmonton pickleball growth 'exponential' after 30 new courts opened last year

The pop of paddle striking a swiss-cheese sphere echoes amid the screech of scuffed runners. It is the symphony announcing the golden age of pickleball, played masterfully by its mostly golden-aged adepts. 394 more words

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