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April 09, 2009
  Attack of the elderlyPDF files may take a moment to load

In the face of danger, it is comforting to imagine our crime fighters as fearless and invincible. However, such ideas place our minds in a state of false security as law enforcers fail to be the heroes we expect them to be.

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March 26, 2009
  Born free, but not in FloridaPDF files may take a moment to load

Man's best friend or biggest burden? Being a pet owner can be an entertaining and rewarding experience. Not only does caring for another teach responsibility, but it can provide a number of laughs along the way. However, being a domestic pet owner is much different than owning an exotic, or non-native, species. Oftentimes, as these species grow, owners feel that they can no longer handle the responsibility of caring for their pet and assume that by setting it free, they are returning the species to its home-- the outdoors.

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March 19, 2009
  Don't read this article: IT SUCKS!PDF files may take a moment to load

Remember when you were told that if someone makes fun of you it's because they like you? Regardless of whether they like you or not, what counts is that you have got them talking. Good or bad, being the hot topic of discussion gives you more cards in your hand than you would think. Restaurant reviews operate in much the same way. Yelp.com, a popular review site critiquing businesses in 24 U.S. cities, offers an outlet for impressed or distressed customers to voice their opinions about the places they eat.

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March 05, 2009
  Alberta: name that slogan!PDF files may take a moment to load

The Alberta Advantage, a slogan that once cast Alberta as an attractive province to live, accentuating its "low taxes, no debt and other fiscal milestones," is apparently due for a makeover. The slogan defined Alberta for 15 years, but Roxanna Benoit, executive director of Alberta's public affairs bureau, believes that a new slogan portraying an environmentally friendly oilsands will better draw attention to Alberta's evolved identity.

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February 26, 2009
  Rap is crap -- or is that just T.I.'s new show?PDF files may take a moment to load

The countdown begins for Clifford Harris as he casts his final 45 days in front of the camera in "T.I.'s Road to Redemption." Awaiting his final day of reckoning, one that could land him in jail for up to 30 years, rapper T.I. attempts to steer seven young hustlers off their prison-bound path and out of death's way.

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February 05, 2009
  Online university life: accept or decline?PDF files may take a moment to load

With next year's rising tuition plaguing the wallets of University of Calgary students, the idea of a tuitionless university seems only a far off dream. However, an ambitious entrepreneur from Israel intends to make this dream a reality in the coming future.

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January 29, 2009
  øNo hablas Ingles? No assistance, no luck!PDF files may take a moment to load

With the recent inauguration of Barack Obama lifting the spirits of Americans, minorities have high hopes for diminishing discrimination in the United States. Beyond appearances, language barriers remain a sensitive issue as governments balance the battle against discrimination with properly accommodating immigrants in their country. Currently, the U.S. has not declared an official language at its federal level.

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