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Found: Thu Jun 13 02:19:03 2019 PDT
Source: Lethbridge Herald (CN AB)
Copyright: 2019 The Lethbridge Herald
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The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around Lethbridge - The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around Lethbridge -

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'Big Claim' a big win for Blood Tribe First Nation

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald After years of litigation, the Blood Tribe has won a second major victory. In a decision released Wednesday, the Federal Court declared the Blood Nation was short-changed by more than 160 square miles during the Treaty Land Entitlement process about 140 years ago. Federal Court Justice Russel Zinn agreed with Read More ;

Top News * RCMP interview with Stephans heard at trial2 hours ago

* Castle Mtn. improving its snowmaking infrastructure2 hours ago

* Man assaulted, robbed in his garage2 hours ago

* Co-op donates $100K to nature centre2 hours ago

* Piikani First Nation buys majority ownership in transmission line2 hours ago


Have you been inconvenienced by the road work being done throughout the city this spring?

* Yes (64%, 84 Votes)

* No (36%, 48 Votes)

Total Voters: 132

Local News * RCMP interview with Stephans heard at trial

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald Even after David and Collet Stephan suspected their toddler might have viral meningitis, they continued to treat him with herbal remedies rather than take him to a doctor. But the natural remedies seemed to be working, David told an RCMP officer who questioned the couple after their 18-month-old son Ezekiel ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* Castle Mtn. improving its snowmaking infrastructure

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald Castle Mountain Resort is investing more than $2 million in infrastructure projects that could extend the ski season. An upgraded snowmaking system, designed to ensure more consistent snow conditions on the lower mountain, could also open the possibility of pre-season training. It could also allow Castle to open a week ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* Man assaulted, robbed in his garage

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Police have charged a 34-year-old woman in connection with an incident where a senior citizen was allegedly choked and robbed in his garage. On Tuesday at approximately 7:20 p.m., police responded to a report that a 68-year-old man had been assaulted in his garage along Simon Fraser Boulevard West. Investigation determined the ... Read More ;2 hours ago

Local Sports * Elks split twinbill with Bozeman

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Elks split a doubleheader with the Bozeman Bucks in Montana American Legion AA baseball action Wednesday night at Spitz Stadium. Elks were edged 1-0 by the Bucks in the opener despite a pitching gem by Nathan Reiter, who allowed only two hits while striking out seven over seven innings. Bozeman pitcher Hunter ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* Bulls unleash their offence with rout over Millionaires

lethbridge herald -melville Lethbridge Bulls broke open a three-run game with seven runs in the sixth inning and coasted to a 13-5 victory over the Melville Millionaires in Western Canadian Baseball League play Wednesday night in Melville. Kaleb Warden and Dylan Borman slugged sixth-inning home runs as the Bulls turned a 5-2 lead into a ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* Langevin lands role with rugby sevens

LETHBRIDGE HERALD University of Lethbridge Pronghorn women's rugby head coach Neil Langevin has been named an assistant coach for the Canadian men's rugby sevens FISU Summer Universiade team that will compete in Naples, Italy in July. "I am pleased to name Neil Langevin to the coaching staff for the Team Canada U SPORTS Men's 7s ... Read More ;22 hours ago

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Opinions * Consumers could lose in airline sale

That Air Canada is looking to buy Air Transat should have us all concerned and another passenger bill of rights may not actually mean getting compensation. Competition has a significant impact on prices and Canadians have Air Transat to thank for reducing airfares and making flights more affordable for many. In addition to Air Canada ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* Alta. can benefit from plastic ban

We've grown to love them. Plastic, in all its many forms, has been part of our lives for many generations. Way back at the start of the 20th century, electricians and others began using Bakelite for insulators and other safety-related applications. PVC pipes were introduced in the 1930s, and the invention of polystyrene came nearly ... Read More ;22 hours ago

* Time to invest in the north

After years of scientific research at a cost of more than $100 million, no one can accuse Canada of not doing its homework on the claim it submitted to the United Nations last week asserting sovereignty over vast swaths of the Arctic seabed. Canada is now claiming an area of the Arctic sea floor that ... Read More ;2 days ago

Letters to The Editor * Photo radar a cash cow or speeding deterrent?

As one who has received my share of photos, I had to speak out. Currently, there seems to be literally dozens of construction sites on busy roads, main arteries. If photo radar really is a safety device meant to deter speeders, wouldn't it make sense to have these stationed in those areas with reduced speed ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* First, explore human intelligence

A recent hot topic is artificial intelligence and its development for humanity. I am curious, how do we define intelligence? To what do we apply it -- physical, emotional, political, ethical? Before we hope to explore artificial intelligence (AI), maybe we should fully explore human intelligence. Are we just looking for someone else to blame ... Read More ;2 hours ago

* Easy way out comes at a cost

-Recent news that city council voted to have the downtown YMCA demolished comes as no surprise. Once again City admin has influenced the decision and like sheep, most of council went along with it. Councillors who voted for demolition seem to forget that admin has made many mistakes over the years including allowing the Y ... Read More ;2 hours ago

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World * US Navy assisting 2 tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman1 hour ago

* Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia1 hour ago

* UK group warns of Oman Sea incident as Japan PM visits Iran2 hours ago

* More research monkeys retire when studies finish2 hours ago

* California court: Prison pot is OK -- if inmates don't inhale2 hours ago

National * In the news today, June 1341 mins ago

* Father says murder of daughter, 8, has shattered her brothers' innocence9 hours ago

* ‘We're deeply sorry:' Husky fined $3.8M for leak into North Saskatchewan River10 hours ago

* Herons dead, leak from mine tailings: Some environmental fines in Canada10 hours ago

* B.C. father says murder of daughter, 8, has shattered her brothers' innocence11 hours ago

Provincial * More Alberta wildfire evacuees cleared to go home, but fire danger still extreme6 hours ago

* Alberta government to bring in bill to alter union wage deals12 hours ago

* Group raises concerns over proposed site at Alberta prison to prevent overdoses12 hours ago

* Calgary manslaughter trial hears five-year-old's death deemed ‘undetermined'13 hours ago

* Parole board sets release rules for convicted Calgary child killer18 hours ago

Sports * Elks split twinbill with Bozeman2 hours ago

* Bulls unleash their offence with rout over Millionaires2 hours ago

* Raptors' run captures Montrealers' imagination, fuels city's own hoop dreams56 mins ago

* Fans prepare for Raptors to play in Game 6 of the NBA Finals56 mins ago

* Kourouma, Bona lead Wanderers over Valour in Canadian Championship series5 hours ago

Entertainment * Central Park 5 prosecutor won't seek renewal of Columbia job2 hours ago

* Mirvish aims for screech-in world record at ‘Come From Away' performance13 hours ago

* Five finalists from across Canada shortlisted for $100K Sobey Art Award14 hours ago

* Dave Chappelle coming to Broadway. Hide your phone.16 hours ago

* Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black' title, for now17 hours ago

In the news today, June 13

US Navy assisting 2 tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman

Quebec cannabis sales totalled $71 million in first year

Mirvish aims for screech-in world record at ‘Come From Away' performance


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analysis of article text

prohibitionist hits:0 government drug warrior (prohibition_agency) hits:0 propaganda (drugwar_propaganda) hits:12 legalization hits:0 drug_reformer hits:0 reform_referenda hits:0 cannabis hits:2 stimulant hits:0 narcotic hits:0 hallucinogen hits:0
    prohibitionist     prohibition_agency     drugwar_propaganda     legalization     drug_reformer
    reform_referenda     cannabis     stimulant     narcotic     hallucinogen

incarceration/prison mentioned? yes .

propaganda analysis

explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) hits:0 hated group (propaganda_theme1) hits:0 madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2) hits:6 survival of society (propaganda_theme3) hits:1 gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) hits:0 children (propaganda_theme5) hits:2 demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) hits:3 total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) hits:0 dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8) hits:0
EXP - explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) GRP - hated group (propaganda_theme1) MAD - madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2)
SOC - survival of society (propaganda_theme3) USE - gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) KID - children (propaganda_theme5)
WAR - demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) TOT - total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) DIS - dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8)

 drug of abuse implied / mentioned

drug related
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illegal drugs  
drugwar_propaganda : a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or themepropaganda

drugwar propaganda 75%
[news] [concept]

propaganda theme2 propaganda theme3 propaganda theme5 propaganda theme6 Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate? (Bruce E Levine, 2012)
Classic Modern Drug Propaganda
Themes in Chemical Prohibition
Drug War Propaganda (kindle edition)
propaganda_theme2 : drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugsmadness, violence, illness

propaganda theme2 70%
[news] [concept]

"overdoses12" "murder" "killer18" "death" "danger"6Madness Crime Violence Illness (propaganda theme 2)
Distortion 18: Cannabis and Mental Illness
No, marijuana use doesn't lower your IQ (10/2014)
propaganda_theme3 : drug war propaganda theme: survival of societysurvival of society

propaganda theme3 50%
[news] [concept]

"American"1Survival of Society (propaganda theme 3)
The "Nation" as a Device To Create a Psychological Crowd
propaganda_theme5 : drug war propaganda theme: children corrupted by drugschildren

propaganda theme5 75%
[news] [concept]

"child" "toddler"2Children Corrupted (propaganda theme 5)
Think of the children
propaganda_theme6 : drug war propaganda theme: demonize; use of drugs is epidemic; wardemonize, war, epidemic

propaganda theme6 75%
[news] [concept]

"assaulted"3Demonize, War (propaganda theme 6)
List of Wars on Concepts
Perpetual war
The Failed War on Drugs (2012)
 drug of abuse

illegal drugs
[news] [concept]

 psychoactive plant

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[news] [concept]
cannabis : cannabis (marijuana) product or usecannabis
[news] [concept]
"cannabis" "pot"2Cannabis: Religious and Spiritual Uses
Cannabis-Driving Studies Cannabis Link DB
Schaffer Library: Marijuana
U.S. Prisons Thriving on Jim Crow Marijuana Arrests (2013)
[news] [concept]
"Prison" "Parole" "inmates"4Prison Hell in America (Stephen Lendman, Oct. 2011)
Understanding the U.S. Torture State
this is what a police state looks like
Torture and the United States and... drugs.htm
US Official Prison Policy: Encourage Men's Rape (2014)
Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex (2012)
The Top Five Special Interest Groups Lobbying To Keep Marijuana Illegal
Sing a Little Louder
Prison Rape Widely Ignored by Authorities
Push Back Against Drug War Profiteering with Jury Nullification
 youth 75%
[news] [concept]
propaganda theme5
[news] [concept]

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    school concept
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    incarceration concept - Prisons, Jails and Probation
    cannabis concept - cannabis (marijuana) product or use
    intoxicant concept
    plants concept - Plants listed in this section are those which have been used by humans for their mind- or emotion-altering properties.
    illegal_drugs concept - drugs of abuse, so-called
    propaganda_theme6 concept - drug war propaganda theme: demonize; use of drugs is epidemic; war
    propaganda_theme5 concept - drug war propaganda theme: children corrupted by drugs
    propaganda_theme3 concept - drug war propaganda theme: survival of society
    propaganda_theme2 concept - drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugs
    drugwar_propaganda concept - a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or theme
    drug_related concept - related to illegal drugs and prohibition