January 23rd, 2017

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Local News

  • Finance minister in Medicine Hat to talk budget with representatives from city, other local officials

    prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Consultation and number crunching — Alberta’s finance minister made brief stop in Medicine Hat Monday for budget talks with local representatives. “People get that we have a fiscally challenged situation in the province, and I tell them that we don’t have a lot of fiscal headroom for new expenditures,” said Finance Minister Joe [...] Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • Medicine Hat police: No charges in death of cyclist hit Friday on South Boundary Road

    prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell No charges will be laid following the death of a cyclist struck by a motorist on Jan. 20 on a road outside the city. “Our investigation is still underway and there will be other follow ups that will take place, but at this point it’s clear to us there was no wrong-doing on [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • UPDATED: Cyclist killed after being struck by car

    UPDATE: No charges will be laid following the death of a cyclist struck by a motorist on Jan. 20 on a road outside the city. “Our investigation is still underway and there will be other follow ups that will take place, but at this point it’s clear to us there was no wrong-doing on the [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • Warming the ice with family

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Due to the hurting economy, many Hatters have to cut out family events from their budget. This weekend SERVUS Credit Union of Medicine Hat made sure families could get out and enjoy a day together — free of charge. The group rented out the ice surface at the Canalta Centre for their second [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago
  • A lesson in fine cuisine

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker When you think of French cuisine, sushi probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. On Saturday, Hatters got the chance to learn how to make the dish thanks to a French Community Kitchen event, put on by Le Club du Samedi, a Francophone group that meet every Saturday from 10 a.m. [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago

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  • US health officials cancel climate conference; don’t say why

    NEW YORK – The government’s top public health agency has cancelled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn’t saying why publicly. But a co-sponsor said he was told by the CDC that it was worried how the conference would be viewed by the Trump administration. The incoming administration did not ask [...] Read More »

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  • Police: ‘Good Samaritan’ shot robber who had killed man

    HOUSTON – A “good Samaritan” shot and wounded an armed robber at a San Antonio mall after another man was killed while confronting two people who had just held up a jewelry store, a police spokesman said Monday. The licensed concealed handgun holder, whose name has not been released by authorities, believed other people were [...] Read More »

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  • ‘The windows exploded’: Storm death toll at 20 in the South

    ALBANY, Ga. – A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could provide. They crouched in a hallway as the twister started taking their home apart piece by piece. “The windows exploded, the doors flew off the hinges, the sheetrock [...] Read More »

    3 hours ago
  • Storm survivors recount harrowing escapes; death toll at 20

    ALBANY, Ga. – A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could provide. They crouched in a hallway as the winds started taking their home apart piece by piece. “The windows exploded, the doors flew off the hinges, the sheetrock [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • South Dakota lawmaker quits over sexual contact with interns

    PIERRE, S.D. – A South Dakota legislator who admitted having sexual contact with two interns resigned on Monday, saying he regretted his actions during the past two legislative sessions. Republican Rep. Mathew Wollmann, 26, said last week that both interns were over age 21 and that the contact during the 2015 and 2016 legislative sessions [...] Read More »

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