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White House Intruder Had Weapons and Ammunition in His Car

September 23, 2014

Photo A member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division at the White House on Monday. A man scaled a fence and made his way through the front door on Friday. Credit Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Secret Service officers stopped Omar Jose Gonzalez last month as he carried a hatchet in front of the...
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Canadian phone service prices see highest jump since 1983

September 22, 2014

Prices for Canadian phone service rose at the fastest rate in more than 30 years amid a debate over whether the wireless industry needs more competition. The cost of mobile and landline communications climbed 7.6 per cent in August from a year earlier, more than three times general inflation, as the biggest phone companies...
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Accused pleads guilty in high-profile child pornography case in Halifax

September 22, 2014

HALIFAX—One of the accused in a prominent child pornography case in Halifax that made national headlines has pleaded guilty to one of the charges against him. The accused, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, pleaded guilty Monday in youth court to making child pornography. The second charge against him, distributing...
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Give Smart: Eva’s Initiatives helping at-risk youth get back on their feet and off the street

September 21, 2014

Where your money goes: Eva’s Initiatives works at both the local and national level to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness in Canada. The charity runs three distinctly different youth shelters in Toronto, as well as provide a wide variety of programs for at-risk young adults. “The reasons that bring youth to the streets...
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Sam Smith cancels Toronto concert

September 21, 2014

British singer-songwriter Sam Smith has cancelled his performance at Kool Haus this evening in Toronto. In a statement released Sunday afternoon on Facebook, the concert promoter Goldenvoice said Smith — touring on the strength of the hit single “Stay With Me” — had “tonsillitis and will be unable to perform.” “It is with great...
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Motherlode Blog: From Lymphoma Mom to Just Mom, and Holding

September 21, 2014
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Photo The author with her sons.Credit Gael Hinnighan When I was diagnosed with marginal zone lymphoma last October, I fell into weeks of dysfunctional shell shock, followed by months of chemotherapy. My 11- and 14-year-old sons adjusted to my thinly veiled melancholy, my chemo fatigue, my easily frayed nerves and the meals people made...
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Latest American Business 2014 News

September 21, 2014

Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: 'Telling Your Business Story … WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, announces the third in a series of free online business training … Read more on Farm Bureau News Black Women Find a...
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Controversial MP Rob Anders seeking Conservative nomination in new riding

September 20, 2014

BROOKS, ALTA.—Controversial Alberta MP Rob Anders is hoping for new political lifeline after losing a Conservative nomination race in Calgary earlier this year. Anders is now seeking the Conservative nomination in the new riding of Bow River, a largely rural area which covers a big swath of southern Alberta east of Calgary, including the...
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Power of goal-setting means you can drift, drown, or decide: Mayers

September 20, 2014

One of the best books of my summer was Boys in the Boat, the story of how an unlikely group of young men from the University of Washington overcame enormous adversity to win a gold rowing medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It’s a fabulous story, with a rare insight into the physical and...
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Smarter Security Names National Sales Manager for Canada

September 20, 2014
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Smarter Security, provider of premium, innovative entrance control and outdoor security solutions, today announced that Colin Wright is with the company as National Sales Manager, Canada. Wright is a resident of Ottawa and is responsible for selling Smarter Security’s Fastlane® optical turnstiles, Door Detective®, and perimeter protection solutions to help commercial businesses and government...
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