September 21st, 2020

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Alberta doles out federal safe-schools cash, $4.7M for SE Alta. boards

By The Canadian Press on September 2nd, 2020

Medicine Hat News Southeastern Alberta’s three major school boards will receive $4.7 million combined in federal government funds to put towards costs related to reopening during the Coronavirus pandemic this month. The Alberta government says the $262 million from Ottawa meant to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in schools will be dispersed equitably and ... Read More »

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Canadian actress Catherine O’Hara wins Emmy for ‘Schitt’s Creek’

By Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press on September 20th, 2020

TORONTO – Canadian “Schitt’s Creek” star Catherine O’Hara has won an Emmy Award for lead actress in a comedy series. She beat out Tracee Ellis Ross of “black-ish,” Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini who co-star in “Dead To Me,” Issa Rae of “Insecure,” and Rachel Brosnahan of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” O’Hara played the matriarch ... Read More »

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The Latest: Catherine O’Hara wins first virtual Emmy Award

By The Associated Press on September 20th, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT): 5:20 p.m. After 45 years of nothing-but-funny and a six-year run down “Schitt’s Creek,” Catherine O’Hara has an acting Emmy. O’Hara won the Emmy Award for best actress in a TV comedy for her role as Rose family matriarch Moira on “Schitt’s Creek” ... Read More »

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The Latest: Jimmy Kimmel kicks off virtual Emmy Awards

By The Associated Press on September 20th, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT): 5:10 p.m. It looked like any awards show as Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel took the stage at the Staples Center in a tuxedo and started cracking jokes to laughter from famous audience members. But it was anything but typical. While Kimmel was real ... Read More »

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Blue Jays finally stop six-game losing skid with 6-3 win in Philadelphia

By James McCarten, The Canadian Press on September 20th, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – Without any fans in the seats at Citizens Bank Park, you could almost hear the sigh of relief. It came from the visiting team’s dugout the moment the Toronto Blue Jays, in danger of squandering a 6-1 lead, finally closed out the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Sunday to cap what had otherwise been a ... Read More »

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AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested

By Michael Balsamo, Eric Tucker And Colleen Long, The Associated Press on September 20th, 2020

WASHINGTON – A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border, three law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on Sunday. The woman was taken into custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and is expected to face ... Read More »

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The Latest: No red carpet as Emmy venue sits eerily empty

By The Associated Press on September 20th, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT): ___ 4:45 p.m. It’s eerily empty both outside and inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles during the run-up to an Emmy Awards unlike any other. At a moment when the red carpet would normally be thronged with black-tie stars, media and fans, ... Read More »

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Searchers find body of one of two teens missing after boat capsized off P.E.I.

By The Canadian Press on September 20th, 2020

ALBERTON, P.E.I. – An underwater search team has found the body of one of two 17-year-old boys who went missing when their boat capsized off Prince Edward Island last week. An RCMP spokesman says searchers recovered the body of Ethan Reilly at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Sgt. Neil Logan says they made the discovery ... Read More »

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Ginsburg’s impact on women spanned age groups, backgrounds

By Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press on September 20th, 2020

NEW YORK – Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. The “I dissent” T-shirts, the refrigerator magnets, the onesies for babies or costumes for cats. And yes, the face masks, with slogans like: “You can’t spell TRUTH without RUTH.” But the pop culture status that Ruth Bader ... Read More »

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Blue Jays stop six-game losing skid with 6-3 win in Philadelphia

By The Canadian Press on September 20th, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Toronto Blue Jays finally stopped the bleeding Sunday with a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Six stellar innings from starting pitcher Taijuan Walker, followed by a two-run blast from Teoscar Hernandez, helped the Jays halt a six-game losing streak before this week’s four-game stand against the New York Yankees. The Jays ... Read More »

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Shapovalov loses to Schwartzman in Italian Open semifinals

By The Associated Press on September 20th, 2020

ROME – Canadian Denis Shapovalov’s steady run at the Italian Open ended Sunday with a semifinal loss to Diego Schwartzman of Argentina. The No. 8-seeded Schwartzman beat Shapovalov 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (4) to advance to Monday’s finals, where he’ll play world No. 1 Novak Djokovic. Shapovalov, the No. 12 seed from Richmond Hill, Ont., has ... Read More »

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