October 30th, 2014

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Dave MabellLethbridge Heralddmabell@lethbridgeherald.comBy signing a form, Alberta parents can significantly reduce a group of cancer risks for their sons and daughters. They include cervical cancer, one of the most serious diseases faced by women around the world.Although it’s relatively new, the vaccine that combats the cancer-causing

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Local News

  • University of Lethbridge maintains top-three position in annual Maclean’s University Rankings

    The University of Lethbridge has maintained its top-three position for the third successive year in the Primarily Undergraduate category of the annual Maclean’s University Rankings.The U of L ascended to the third spot in its classification two years ago, its highest-ever Maclean’s ranking, and has held steady ever since, all the while earning gains in ... Read More »

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  • LED lighting for city parks

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Enjoy an after-dinner stroll around the lake? If you’re heading to Nicholas Sheran Park, that walk is becoming a little safer. A contractor is installing light-emitting diode (LED) lights around the lake, as part of a program that’s upgrading lights in almost every... Read More »

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  • Book by Picture Butte author lets kids reconnect with nature

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Tales of true animal encounters, mainly collected from citizens in southern Alberta, grace the pages of a unique children’s book soon to hit the shelves. Picture Butte author Jim Asplund has written “True Animal Stories,” suitable for children up to Grade 6. The... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Bantam AA Hurricanes improve to 9-1

    Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge bantam AA Hurricanes keep racking up the wins. The Hurricanes hit the road to Airdrie on Saturday and notched a 7-2 win that improves them to 9-1. Kale Moser and Brett Kendall led the Canes with two goals each, while Ty Penner, Thomas Johnson... Read More »

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  • Immanuel Christian, Winston Churchill split volleyball games

    Lethbridge Lethbridge Schools Athletic Association action took the court Tuesday afternoon. In senior girls action, Winston Churchill defeated Immanuel Christian 2-0, winning the first set 25-18 before wrapping up the win wtih a 26-24 decision in the second set. In senior boys action, Immanuel Christian downed Winston Churchill... Read More »

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  • Ringette action fires up

    Lethbridge Another season of ringette has taken to the ice. The Lethbridge U10 Lightning opened their campaign with an 18-0 win over the Cochrane Red Rockies, while Lethbridge U10 Lunachix played Indus in their first two games winning 8-1 and 21-1. Myah LeBleu and Sienna Sun each scored... Read More »

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  • Tories show they know how to win

    The more things stay the same, the more things stay the same. The old saying does not go quite like that but in Alberta, it could be the provincial motto. On Monday, four byelections throughout the province meant Albertans had an opportunity to either continue to support the party which has ruled them for over ... Read More »

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  • Schools reflect growing diversity

    Local schools helping to create more inclusive communities Creating inclusive communities is more than a simple catch phrase today. Inclusion is a word you hear more and more often, no matter where you go, as towns, cities, schools and workplaces change and adapt with the times. Even five or 10 years ago, and certainly farther ... Read More »

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  • Is job denial over tattoos, piercings discrimination?

    Look at your friends, observe people on the street, flip on a television screen, and you will likely see a person who is inked up or has a piercing of some sort. What was once the domain of sailors, bikers and sideshow performers, body modification has taken off and has, dare we say it, become ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Canada must not be intimidated

    I stand with all Canadians who mourn the recent loss of two of our soldiers to terrorists. We will remember the killing of these two brave souls by such cowards. But we must not remember them by shrinking into the shadows. I understand that the recent decision by the powers that be, to limit our ... Read More »

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  • Saturday is World Vegan Day

    Nov. 1 is World Vegan Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to promote animal rights. The day was established in 1994 by the Vegan Society UK to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Animal advocates have booths, host vegan potlucks, plant memorial trees, and give away animal-friendly vegan baking. 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of ... Read More »

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  • Assisted suicide justified as interim measure

    On the question of assisted suicide and euthanasia, the only Biblical reference I can think of is “Thou shalt not kill.” It is an important dictum to define the justifiable homicide: an act to end another human life legally. In the ideal world, there should be no homicide in any situation, any time, anywhere. It ... Read More »

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