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Blue Bombers Dump Roughriders 31-0 to Extend Winning Streak to Four Games

Blue Bombers Dump Roughriders 31-0 to Extend Winning Streak to Four Games

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Kevin Fogg (3) celebrates his fumble recovery with Jovan Santos-Knox (45) during the second half of CFL action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Winnipeg Saturday, October 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Adam Bighill was signed by the Blue Bombers for his leadership and tenacious talents. He delivered big time on Saturday.

The veteran linebacker had three quarterback sacks, one forced fumble that led to a touchdown and eight defensive tackles in Winnipeg’s 31-0 shutout of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Winnipeg Holds Conference on Preparing for Emergencies Like Humboldt Bus Crash

Winnipeg Holds Conference on Preparing for Emergencies Like Humboldt Bus Crash

By The Canadian Press

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The wreckage of a fatal crash outside of Tisdale, Sask., is seen Saturday, April 7, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
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Humboldt city manager Joe Day speaks at a conference in Winnipeg on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Malone)

WINNIPEG – The manager of a Saskatchewan city that lost 16 people in a hockey team bus crash says community officials everywhere need to be trained in how to deal with trauma and mental-health needs following a disaster.

Joe Day says he only had limited training in how to respond to an emergency when he was called last spring following the deadly crash that would reshape the city of Humboldt.

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Humboldt Station Hires Winnipeg Broadcaster as New Play-by-Play Voice

Humboldt Station Hires Winnipeg Broadcaster as New Play-by-Play Voice

By Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press

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Rory McGouran is shown during the Humboldt Broncos’ home opener in Humboldt, Sask., on Wednesday, Sept.12, 2018 against the Nipawin Hawks. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rory McGouran)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – A plan to bring hockey broadcasters in from across the country to call Humboldt Broncos games this season will not go ahead.

Instead, local radio station CHBO Bolt FM has hired an up-and-coming Winnipeg broadcaster to take over for Tyler Bieber, its play-by-play voice who was killed along with 15 others in last April’s Broncos bus crash.

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Saskatchewan Woman Performs CPR to Newborn, Then Gives Birth to Two More

Saskatchewan Woman Performs CPR to Newborn, Then Gives Birth to Two More

By The Canadian Press

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A Saskatchewan woman who had to perform CPR on one of her newborn triplets says all three babies are currently doing awesome. Danielle Johnston holds her new triplets Karlee, Liam and Jack in an undated handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Danielle Johnston)

REGINA – A Saskatchewan woman who had to perform CPR on one of her newborn triplets while still in labour with the other two says all three babies are doing awesome.

Danielle Johnston says her triplets, Karlee, Liam and Jack, are all in the neonatal intensive care unit at a Regina hospital and will stay there for another two weeks.

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Brandon Man Kidnapped and Driven from Swift Current

Brandon Man Kidnapped and Driven from Swift Current

Brandon Police Service CrestA 42-year-old Brandon man was able to escape from his captors after being forced into a vehicle in Swift Current, Saskatchewan and driven to the Wheat City.

Brandon police and officers from the Regina Provincial General Investigation Section arrested four suspects on July 24 in relation to the kidnapping.

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