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  1. Old zoo bridge removed

    05.29 / 16:26 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    A crane removed the century-old 12 Street SE bridge deck from above the Bow River Monday. The city made the decision to replace the bridge because it was far too narrow for modern use. It was supposed to be removed last week, but wind prevented it from happening. Then, there was another unexpected hitch: the…
  2. SCIENCE SHIP: Your shoelaces are untied

    05.29 / 14:04 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    Scientists have finally answered one of the most perplexing questions in the history of shoes. Why do shoelaces, no matter how tightly they are tied, always seem to come undone? 660’s Jonathan Muma hopped on board the Science Ship with Saint Mary’s University Astrophysicist Rob Thacker to find out.   This next story is not…
  3. Calgary councillor wants to re-think ward funding

    05.29 / 12:57 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    A councillor is asking the city Monday to look at re-distributing funds among Calgary’s wards. Brian Pincott says there are major disparities when it comes to need and some budgets are stretched thin. He says it will only get worse with new ward boundary changes. “We have on average 11 community associations, per ward, in…
  4. Calgary council to debate pay raises

    05.29 / 12:57 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    Calgary councillors are some of the highest paid in the country, making more than their counterparts in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and Winnipeg. The topic of raises will come up at council Monday. A citizen committee report recommends the mayor take a pay cut, going from more than $212,000 to a little more than $200,000, which…
  5. What’s really in your sushi?

    05.28 / 18:26 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    That so-called ‘crab’ on your plate might be more like seafood sausage. Food fraud is committed more often that you might think. Mislabeling affects as much as 30% of seafood sold globally, according to the Marine Stewardship Council. A U-S study found 44% of grocery stores, restaurants, and sushi venues have sold mislabeled seafood (Oceana).…
  6. ‘Scheer excitement’ for Calgary Tories, but some doubt new federal leader

    05.28 / 15:37 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    There were cheers, high fives and even one light chair kick as Calgary’s Tory supporters gathered at Schanks Sports Grill in the northwest to watch the results of the federal Conservative leadership vote Saturday night. Four local Conservative associations hosted the event, and dozens watched as Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer took the helm of the…
  7. Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief located

    05.28 / 15:12 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    The Ashcroft RCMP have confirmed that the body of missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy was found late Saturday…
  8. Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief located

    05.28 / 15:12 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    The Ashcroft RCMP have confirmed that the body of missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy was found late Saturday…
  9. Police searching for a Calgary man after violating his probation

    05.28 / 04:37 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    Calgary police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is wanted on warrants for breaching his parole conditions. Back on March 25th police visited the man’s house to make sure he was home after his probation curfew. 28 year old William Kincade-Miller was not home and police have been unable to…
  10. Man suffers potentially life-threatening injuries in NE crash

    05.27 / 20:49 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    A serious crash closed an intersection in Calgary’s northeast on Saturday, while a man was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition. First responders were called at about 1 p.m. about a crash on 52 Street Madigan Drive N.E. “Our crews have assessed one patient top be in serious, critical life-threatening condition and we have transported…
  11. Classroom of Champions

    05.27 / 19:27 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    In his last year of competing on the Olympic Bobsled Team, Steve Messler and his sister wanted to do something that would make a difference using his experience as an athlete. Messler explains that growing up, his parents were teachers, his sister is a teacher and so is he, so doing something that involved schools…