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li-edm-protesters-584.jpgAnti-racism counter-protesters yell at a group of white pride advocates Saturday afternoon in Edmonton. (Terry Reith/CBC)

Each day, we bring you a list of Top 5 stories. Sometimes they're the most read stories of the day, other times we focus on a specific region or category.

Today, we bring you the five most-viewed stories from the CBC News Edmonton page.

1) Edmonton anti-racism group chases off white supremacists

A group of white supremacists was forced to flee from more than 100 anti-racism protesters today in Edmonton. About two dozen white pride advocates, most masked, marched down Jasper Avenue to Sir Winston Churchill Square, where they attempted to hold a rally.

2) 2 snowmobile crash victims planned to marry


A young man and woman killed in a snowmobile crash near their hometown of Wainwright, Alta., were engaged to be married and had just announced they were expecting a baby, friends say.

3) Edmonton gunfire sends man, 21, to hospital

A 21-year-old man is in critical condition in Edmonton hospital with head injuries after a possible incident of gunshots fired in the downtown early Saturday.

4) Alberta Wildrose bus back on the road minus racy hubcaps

Alberta's Wildrose party campaign bus is back on the road, this timewithout the tire cleavage.
The bus was taken off the road Monday when indelicate jokes about its paint job went viral on the Internet.

5) Alberta doctors, premier discuss intimidation

Premier Alison Redford and Alberta's health minister met with physician organizations Friday to discuss doctor intimidation in the provincial health care system.

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