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The percentage of University of Saskatchewan students taking part in exchange programs is below the national average, but the school is hoping to change…
02.24 / 23:13
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By Britton Gray The City of Regina is looking to the public to find ways to butt out smoking.   Mayor Michael Fougere announced Friday the city is starting public consultation about smoking on patios and in other public spaces. Vaping and e-cigarettes will also be a part of the discussion.   Regina city council voted in favour of the consultation back in December.   “We want to consult with residents and business owners and community partners to make sure we get this... // Read Full Arti…
02.24 / 23:08
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By The Canadian Press News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing on Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the gaggle after White House press secretary Sean Spicer restricted the number of journalists present for the briefing. Typically, the daily briefing is televised and open to all news organizations credentialed to cover the White House. "The…
02.24 / 23:08
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By The Canadian Press WASHINGTON — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press concludes that citizenship is an "unlikely indicator" of terrorism threats to the United States and that few people from the countries Trump listed in his travel ban have c…
02.24 / 23:08
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By The Canadian Press PHILADELPHIA — In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian's multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago. The 79-year-old TV star is set to go on trial in June, accused of sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Prosecutors wanted to put 13 more women on the stand to show t…
02.24 / 23:08
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By The Canadian Press CALGARY — The painful death of a diabetic boy who was so emaciated he appeared mummified could have been avoided if his parents had not neglected him for years, a judge said Friday in finding the couple guilty of first-degree murder. Justice Karen Horner said Emil and Rodica Radita were in gross denial of their 15-year-old son Alexandru's disease. "Children in Canada rarely die from diabetes, but proper treatment requires due diligence," Horner said in a Calgary cour…
02.24 / 23:08
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News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing on Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the gaggle after White House press secretary Sean Spicer restricted the number of journalists present for the briefing. Typically, the daily briefing is televised and open to all news organizations credentialed to cover the White House. "The AP believes the public…
02.24 / 23:08
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A city councillor is speaking out on the need for barriers along a deadly stretch of freeway in Saskatoon. Two fatal crashes have taken place on Circle Drive East, between 108th Street and Attridge Drive, in the last six months. Both incidents involved head-on collisions caused by a vehicle crossing over the ditch separating north and south-bound traffic. Ward 9 Coun. Bev Dubois told 650 CKOM she’s heard from many residents who feel barricades may be a solution. "We need to look at what w…
02.24 / 22:43
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Saskatchewan's highest court has given the OK for Saskatchewan Polytechnic to evict a student's group from its…
02.24 / 22:24
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The lawyer for Catherine McKay, who killed a family of four while driving drunk, says many inmates would benefit from a healing…
02.24 / 22:24
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Candidates in an upcoming Saskatoon byelection say the vote will send a message to the province. The Saskatoon-Meeswain byelection takes place March 2, less than three weeks before the Sask. government announces its 2017 budget. Premier Brad Wall has projected the provincial deficit at $1.2 billion. Candidates for the Green, Liberal, New Democratic, Progressive Conservative and Saskatchewan parties are in the running. The seat was held by Sask. Party MLA Roger Parent before his death in…
02.24 / 21:30
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Shoppers seeking good-quality items that reflect their individuality are pushing growth in vintage sales in Saskatoon, according to the owner of the Better Off Duds vintage clothing…
02.24 / 21:10
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Kyle Rubisch shows Ryan Flaherty how to recover loose balls in Lacrosse…
02.24 / 20:18
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Husky Energy says the cost to clean up the oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River was $107…
02.24 / 19:28
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The City of Regina is reviewing smoking rules for outdoor spaces — such as restaurant p…
02.24 / 19:27
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Our fling with spring has ended and it’s back to winter for awhile with -20 wind chills back in Saskatoon's weather f…
02.24 / 19:04
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The lawyer of Catherine McKay, who killed a family of four while driving drunk, says many inmates would benefit from a healing…
02.24 / 18:38
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Husky Energy says efforts to clean up a major oil pipeline spill last year in Saskatchewan have cost $107…
02.24 / 18:38
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When you are a family of six, including three teenage boys, living in a two-bedroom house, things can become a little…
02.24 / 18:14
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Gordon Currie, a legendary Saskatchewan coach and educator who also served in Grant Devine's cabinet, passed away this week at…
02.24 / 18:12
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