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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

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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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