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Town likely see pages 10-11 The federal government 10 airports across Canada, Although there is no federal cost of the required security. show their
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on Wilmore Pembina Valley Daze begin August 7 Head to Playoffs!
trail expansion PV DAZE!
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GO CARTS! Pembina
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GRINCHY August 7... Parkland


see page 7 Lodge holds: Olympics!



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Rotary Sunday in the Park see page 6 Edson Mayor Greg Pasychny, and Hinton Deputy Mayor Stuart Taylor attended an announcement outlining changes to the federal photo Deanna Mitchener
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