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Belmont students protest overcrowding, and a 5 year-old's fossil find

Hundreds of high school students in Langford took to the streets Friday afternoon to get the attention of the provincial government and, they hope, some action to replace their old and overcrowded school

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Ryder Hesjedal isn't the first islander to make a name for himself in cycling. Nicholas Tuele of the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame tells the story of William -- "Torchy" -- Peden.
    Back in the 1920's and 30's the redheaded Victoria cyclist was a superstar... the Lance Armstrong of his day, some have called him.   
    Peden was the king of the six day race... a sport that took over venues like Madison Square Garden in New York, and was widly popular before World War Two.
    For a few years, only Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig made more money than Torchy Peden, in the ranks of North American athletes.
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First time lucky.. five year old Ronan Wardroper goes fossil hunting for the first time, and turns up an 80-million year old fossil for a large ammonite, not far from Duncan.
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Should the Capital Region compost bio-solids, aka human waste, for use in agriculture?
    Some say it's a sustainable way to deal with a product that is troublesome to get rid of.
    Others, like CRD director and Victoria city counsellor Phillipe Lucas, say biosolids are laced with chemicals and drugs, which pose a serious health risk if spread on agricultural land.
    A handful of cities in Canada, though, have been composting biosolids for several years, including  Kelowna, Edmonton and Moncton, New Brunswick.Gregor speaks with the chairman of the Greater Moncton Sewerage Commission.
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