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Cancer claims 4-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey

Cancer claims 4-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Lance Mackey, one of mushing’s most colorful and accomplished champions who also suffered from health and drug issues, has died.
California avoids outages after day of grid-straining heat

California avoids outages after day of grid-straining heat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California avoided rolling outages during extreme heat, as operators of the state’s electricity grid continued to warn that unprecedented demand on energy supplies could force them to periodically cut power to some customers.
California keeps lights on after day of grid-straining heat

California keeps lights on after day of grid-straining heat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California avoided rolling outages during extreme heat Wednesday, as operators of the state's electricity grid continued to warn that unprecedented demand on energy supplies could force them to periodically cut power to some custom
'Like TNT': Experts say Saskatchewan attacks underscore need for justice support

'Like TNT': Experts say Saskatchewan attacks underscore need for justice support

A deadly stabbing rampage over the Labour Day weekend in rural Saskatchewan underscores a critical lack of social supports in Canada's justice system, experts say.
B.C. government and public service union reach tentative deal for 33,000 workers

B.C. government and public service union reach tentative deal for 33,000 workers

VICTORIA — The biggest union representing public service workers in British Columbia announced Wednesdayit had reached a tentative contract agreement with the province covering 33,000 of its members. The B.C.

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Uniontown Herald-Standard. September 4, 2022.
Candy, cash, gifts: How rewards help recovery from addiction

Candy, cash, gifts: How rewards help recovery from addiction

Harold Lewis has been fighting drug addiction for years, but only recently started thinking recovery could be fun.
California weathers heat wave without rolling blackouts

California weathers heat wave without rolling blackouts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A brutal Western heat wave brought California to the verge of ordering rolling blackouts but the state’s electrical grid managed to handle record-breaking demand.
Cannabis retailer Superette granted court protection from creditors

Cannabis retailer Superette granted court protection from creditors

TORONTO — Cannabis retailer Superette Inc. has been granted court protection from creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. The Ontario Superior Court made the order on Aug. 30. The initial stay period is until Sept. 9.
Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

A fugitive wanted in a deadly stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan has a nearly two-decade long criminal record and a propensity for violence when intoxicated, a parole board document says.