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Cooling down

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Kayla Keach of Brandon laughs as she plays with her four-month-old blue nose pit bull Rocky and her three-month-old black lab Princess while enjoying the sun and the water at Minnedosa Beach with friend Jessica Andrews on a hot Tuesday afternoon.

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Kayla Keach of Brandon laughs as she plays with her four-month-old blue nose pit bull Rocky and her three-month-old black lab Princess while enjoying the sun and the water at Minnedosa Beach with friend Jessica Andrews on a hot Tuesday afternoon.

First Street crash

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Brandon Police Service officers wheel away a motorcycle that crashed on First Street south of Richmond Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. No other vehicles were involved and the driver was taken away with minor injuries.

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Brandon Police Service officers wheel away a motorcycle that crashed on First Street south of Richmond Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. No other vehicles were involved and the driver was taken away with minor injuries.

Taking aim

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Kayleigh Comber takes aim with her water gun while playing with friends along Third Street on Tuesday afternoon.

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Kayleigh Comber takes aim with her water gun while playing with friends along Third Street on Tuesday afternoon.

Sitting pitchside

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Relatives watch as Super Thrifty Forest Green takes on Paddock Drilling Gold during Brandon Youth Soccer Association boys U14 division action at Kirkcaldy Heights soccer field on Monday evening.

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Relatives watch as Super Thrifty Forest Green takes on Paddock Drilling Gold during Brandon Youth Soccer Association boys U14 division action at Kirkcaldy Heights soccer field on Monday evening.

Gone fishing

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Diana Cortes and daughters Shalon and Angie Orejuela watch as Armondo Orjeuela, the girls’ dad, casts his fishing line from the dock at Dinsdale Park into the Assiniboine River on Monday evening.

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Diana Cortes and daughters Shalon and Angie Orejuela watch as Armondo Orjeuela, the girls’ dad, casts his fishing line from the dock at Dinsdale Park into the Assiniboine River on Monday evening.

Bridge open again

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An incident Monday involving a tractor trailer forced police to temporarily close the 18th Street Bridge. The bridge reopened around 2 p.m.

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An incident Monday involving a tractor trailer forced police to temporarily close the 18th Street Bridge. The bridge reopened around 2 p.m.

Not their first rodeo

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Logan Bridgeman reaches out to wrestle a steer at the Rapid City High School Rodeo on Sunday.

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Logan Bridgeman reaches out to wrestle a steer at the Rapid City High School Rodeo on Sunday.

Paying tribute

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Kole Robertson pets a teddy bear as he visits the grave of his little sister, Ellamae, at the Brandon Cemetery during the Compassionate Friends of Southwestern Manitoba annual balloon release
held on Saturday.

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Kole Robertson pets a teddy bear as he visits the grave of his little sister, Ellamae, at the Brandon Cemetery during the Compassionate Friends of Southwestern Manitoba annual balloon release held on Saturday.

Cat show and tell

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Cat judge Edith-Mary Smith pets Jodie, a tortoiseshell cat, during the Paw Resort and Wellness Centre Cat Show. Jodie was in costume for Sunday’s event, which was an adoption drive and a fundraiser for area cat rescues.

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Cat judge Edith-Mary Smith pets Jodie, a tortoiseshell cat, during the Paw Resort and Wellness Centre Cat Show. Jodie was in costume for Sunday’s event, which was an adoption drive and a fundraiser for area cat rescues.

Blue by you

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A car speeds past a scrapyard along Highway 10 near the junction of Highway 2 earlier this week.

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A car speeds past a scrapyard along Highway 10 near the junction of Highway 2 earlier this week.

Top Story

Cancer cases to rise 40% by 2030; aging population fuel increase: report

TORONTO - The annual number of new cancer diagnoses in Canada will increase by 40 per cent by 2030, the Canadian Cancer Society predicted in a report released Wednesday.

At first blush that projection seems alarming.

But the cancer society was quick to point out that demographics will fuel the increase, not a heightened risk in developing the disease.

Most cancers are diagnosed ...

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