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Train Derails

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - Nine cars filled with lumber on a Canadian National train have derailed just west of the main street in Slave Lake, Alta.Resident Steve Anderson says the derailment happened just a...
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Not Given Enough Warning

EDMONTON - Two years ago, some people in the northern Alberta town of Slave Lake were told to leave their homes, some didn't realize they should, and still others didn't understand the urgency until f...
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Flames That Can't Be Forgotten

SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - The smell of smoke makes Michelle Malbeuf nervous.Her heart starts racing and she has to remind herself not to panic.Once a week, the familiar scent stings her nostrils as firefigh...
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Slave Lake Donations Dumped In Trash

CALGARY - A heartbroken Calgary business woman admitted Wednesday that it was clothing, bedding and toys she had gathered for wildfire victims that ended up in a city landfill.Melissa Gunning said her...
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Twitter Reacts To Royals Without Hats

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- A royal decision to go hatless has sparked a volley of tweets expressing everything from outrage to support after Prince William and Kate chose not to don two special cowboy hats...