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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Jinn

Like many other teenagers, the lead character of Nijla Mu'min’s debut feature, “Jinn,” struggles with where religion fits into her life. Where does prayer fit in between dance practice, hanging out with friends and flirting? It’s an answer everyone finds on their own terms, and for Summer (Zoe Renee), spirituality is just another part of…

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Democrat Stacey Abrams Ends Bid For Georgia Governor

UPDATE 11/16/18: Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her campaign to become the next governor of Georgia Friday, which would have made her the first black woman in American history to lead a state. After a 10-day standoff, Abrams recognized in a fiery speech that Republican Brian Kemp will assume the position. “I acknowledge that former Secretary…

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Amanda Knox Gets Engaged to Her Longtime Boyfriend in Alien-Themed Proposal

Amanda Knox has finally found her happily ever after.  The criminal justice activist, who rose to notoriety for her formerly alleged involvement in the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher, is engaged to her boyfriend, author Chris Robinson. 31-year-old Amanda announced the news on her social media Friday with a video of the elaborate, science fiction-inspired proposal.  “It…

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Clark Builders takes over completion of Grande Prairie hospital

Clark Builders has been chosen to take over as construction manager of the new regional hospital in Grande Prairie.   The Edmonton-based construction firm was chosen after Alberta Infrastructure removed Graham Construction from the project in September following a bitter and public dispute over cost overruns and construction delays. The province invited companies to bid on…

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County Hall in Sherwood Park to reopen Wednesday

Sherwood Park’s county hall will reopen to the public on Wednesday, officials say. The Strathcona County Community Centre complex, which also houses the county’s council chambers, library and meeting rooms, has been closed since two explosions went off in the parkade on Nov. 6. The hall will reopen to staff Monday. The community centre, parkade,…

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