Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Prairies-North News as of 3 P.M. MST on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Prairies-North News as of 3 P.M. MST on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

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Top Prairies-North news


Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

3 p.m. MST


Here are the top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 3 p.m. MST. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Projected word counts and timing of stories and updates are subject to change. Contact Prairie news editor Chinta Puxley at or 780-412-6250. Follow @chintapuxley on Twitter.


FORT MCMURRAY -- Reporter John Cotter will have a story about a new study getting underway following the Fort McMurray wildfires. Moves Sunday with photos.


EDMONTON -- Reporter Bob Weber will have a story on the translation of the first Inuit novel. Moves Sunday with photos.



Crowdfunding page set up for dead girl's mother


NIPAWIN -- A crowdfunding page has been set up to support the mother of a seven-year-old girl who was found dead in a northeastern Saskatchewan home.Police had issued an Amber Alert for Nia Eastman on Thursday after she was not returned to her mother the night before. By Lauren Krugel in Calgary. 447 words. Moved.


Teen gets conditional discharge for sex assault


EDMONTON -- A boy who grabbed the breasts and buttocks of a girl in an Edmonton area high school hallway and tried to kiss her has been given a six-month conditional discharge.Youth court Judge Danielle Dalton sentenced the boy, now 16, on Thursday, and if he meets the conditions, his sexual assault conviction will be erased after one year. 220 words.


Senate Republican leader asks Trump to back Keystone


LOUISVILLE -- The top Republican in the U.S. Senate says he asked president-elect Donald Trump to move swiftly in approving construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would allow Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. …

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