December 21st, 2014

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  • Tubas trumpet the sounds of the Christmas season

    Tuba players join forces to celebrate the yuletide season Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Draped in sparkly garland, jingle bells and Christmas lights, the tubas were as festively dressed as the people who played them at Casa yesterday. Almost 50 tuba enthusiasts of all experience levels came together[...] Read More »

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  • MUNSCH TIME FOR NEW WEST

    Children’s production runs through the new year Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Willy Banfield says playing a character aged eight to 10 suits him perfectly. “That’s why I want to be an actor, so I don’t have to grow up. It’s great,” said Banfield, one of three leads,[...] Read More »

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  • Nativity scene comes to life in annual pageant

    Holiday tradition starts Monday Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com It’s been a popular Christmas tradition for 30 years. The Live Nativity Pageant runs Monday through Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 43 Street and Forestry Avenue S. The free[...] Read More »

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  • HOME FOR CHRISTMAS?

    Paralyzed teen’s family has long drive to visit Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com All his family wants for Christmas is for Lincoln Grayson to come home. As a tight-knit family of nine, to have him so far away is like missing a piece in their puzzle. The 13-year-old[...] Read More »

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  • Casting call for native extras

    Western movie to star Leonardo DiCaprio LETHBRIDGE HERALD A casting call for aboriginal extras aged 16 to 60 is being staged in early January at the Lethbridge Lodge. The call is for a movie called “The Revenant” which the Internet Movie Database says will feature Hollywood superstar Leonardo[...] Read More »

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National News

  • 2 winning tickets for Saturday night’s $5-million Lotto 649 jackpot

    TORONTO – Christmas has come a few days early for the owners of the two winning tickets in Saturday night’s Lotto 6-49 draw. The two will split the $5-million jackpot. One of the tickets was sold in Vancouver, and the other was purchased somewhere in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 6-49 draw on [...] Read More »

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  • Earthquake detected off coast of British Columbia: Earthquake Centre says

    VANCOUVER – There was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of B.C. on Saturday afternoon. The federal agency that monitors earthquakes in Canada says the tremor was centred offshore about 517 kilometres west northwest of Vancouver. Earthquakes Canada says there are no reports of damage, but none would be expected given the location of [...] Read More »

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  • Oilsands leak that fouled aquifer is close to site where oil bubbled to surface

    EDMONTON – A Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. oilsands operation that has contaminated a groundwater aquifer is renewing questions about a technology that has already been linked to another serious leak in northern Alberta. The Alberta Energy Regulator says CNRL reported a break in a well at its Wolf Lake high pressure cyclic steam stimulation project [...] Read More »

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  • Magnotta jury fails to come to a verdict on Day 5; will return to work on Sunday

    MONTREAL – Jurors deciding the fate of Luka Rocco Magnotta ended Day 5 of their deliberations on Saturday without reaching a verdict. They will return on Sunday. Magnotta, 32, is charged with first-degree murder and four other offences in the slaying and dismemberment of Chinese engineering student Jun Lin in May 2012. The eight women [...] Read More »

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  • Magnotta jury fails to come a verdict on Day 5; will return to work on Sunday

    MONTREAL – Jurors deciding the fate of Luka Rocco Magnotta ended Day 5 of their deliberations on Saturday without reaching a verdict. They will return on Sunday. Magnotta, 32, is charged with first-degree murder and four other offences in the slaying and dismemberment of Chinese engineering student Jun Lin in May 2012. The eight women [...] Read More »

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