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Alberta NDP says it would scrap COVID-19 review panel if party wins election

Alberta NDP says it would scrap COVID-19 review panel if party wins election

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says if her NDP was to win the spring election, it would scrap a COVID-19 review panel led by former Reform Party leader Preston Manning.
Leftover issues aplenty expected in North Carolina session

Leftover issues aplenty expected in North Carolina session

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislative ledger gets cleared every two years when the next set of 170 lawmakers are sworn in. The General Assembly starts from scratch filing and advancing bills.
'The toll on families is tremendous:' N.W.T. sees increase in opioid-related deaths

'The toll on families is tremendous:' N.W.T. sees increase in opioid-related deaths

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — Health officials in the Northwest Territories say they're responding to an increase in opioid toxicity deaths.
South Dakota Gov. Noem threatens charges for abortion pills

South Dakota Gov. Noem threatens charges for abortion pills

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov.
Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

When visiting friends or family who have both houseplants and young children, I’ve been compared to “Aunt Bonnie” from the Geico commercial “Aunt Infestation.
N.L. police accuse woman of stealing identities to work as nurse in care homes

N.L. police accuse woman of stealing identities to work as nurse in care homes

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A woman is accused of stealing people's identities to work in long-term care homes in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says 43-year-old Lisa Driscoll fraudulently obtained nursing positions in St.

New addiction treatment clinic in Winnipeg will be Indigenous-led, province says

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is putting up close to $900,000 to set up the province's first Indigenous-led Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine clinic.
No more nuggets? School lunch goes farm-to-table - for some

No more nuggets? School lunch goes farm-to-table - for some

CONCORD, Calif.

15-week abortion ban set to go before Florida Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy will be allowed to stand until a hearing before the state Supreme Court.

World Health Organization employee abducted in northern Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A World Health Organization employee was abducted by unidentified assailants in northern Mali, the U.N. agency's director-general said Tuesday. Dr.
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