In search of cleaner coal, scientists lace lake with toxic element

In tiny doses, selenium is not just good for you, but essential. All animals require trace amounts of this somewhat obscure element…

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New Keystone XL route in Nebraska gets environmental OK

A new planned route for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska would not have a major impact on the state’s…

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Hate-motivated crimes likely under-reported in Alberta, police say

A figure in a dark hoodie walked away from the Edson mosque while holding a jerrycan, presumably responsible for the…

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Artificial turf lawn growing more popular, Edmonton landscaper says

While the lush green lawn has long been a status symbol among suburban homeowners, more people are looking for low-maintenance alternatives, says an Edmonton landscaper.…

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Dinosaur brings extra protection to redesigned Alberta driver’s licences, ID cards

Albertans will see, hear and feel some new changes the next time they get a driver’s licence or an identification card. The government…

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Cree filmmaker from Manitoba to take part in San Diego Comic Con panel

An indigenous filmmaker from Manitoba got a little bit of celebrity help after she was selected to be a panellist at…

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Risk of fire spreading in ‘horrific and tragic’ Brandon blaze likely passed, say authorities

Authorities in Brandon say the danger that multiple fires burning in the city’s downtown will spread to other buildings has likely…

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‘Battle of Alberta’ match breathes life into hopes for pro soccer in Edmonton

More than 3,200 local soccer fans watched a different kind of Battle of Alberta on a cold, dreary day at…

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Humboldt Broncos management to announce plans for over $12M raised

The Humboldt Broncos organization will soon be releasing details on how the $12 million raised through a GoFundMe in support…

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Drinking water advisory active since 2009 among 8 lifted on Prairie First Nations

Eight drinking water advisories affecting Prairie First Nations, including one active since August 2009, were lifted last month by the federal…

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