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CBC News Alberta August 18, 2018

The latest Alberta news and weather on Saturday at 11:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11 p.m.
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Mike Reilly passes 25,000 career yards to power Edmonton past Alouettes

Mike Reilly passed for three touchdowns and took one in himself as the Edmonton Eskimos came away with a 40-24 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday.
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Messi's magic continues with Barcelona's 6,000th league goal

Barcelona scored its 6,000th goal in the Spanish league after another ingenious strike by Lionel Messi got its title defense off to a winning start.

Game Wrap: Mike Reilly leads Edmonton to victory with monster game

Mike Reilly threw for a whopping 424 yards as the Edmonton Eskimos beat the Montreal Alouettes 40-24.
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Game Wrap: Mike Reilly leads Edmonton to victory with monster game

Mike Reilly threw for a whopping 424 yards as the Edmonton Eskimos beat the Montreal Alouettes 40-24.

CBC Vancouver News

All the top stories from the week plus breaking news and weather for the weekend.
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Quakes rattle TFC's playoff hopes with late equalizer

Chris Wondolowski scored in the tying goal in the 77th minute in the San Jose Earthquakes' 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night.
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Lucas Janson scores in TFC debut, finish with draw against San Jose

Toronto FC get a successful debut from Lucas Janson who scored to break the 0-0 tie. But they couldn't hold the lead in a 1-1 draw against San Jose.

Lucas Janson scores in TFC debut, finish with draw against San Jose

Toronto FC get a successful debut from Lucas Janson who scored to break the 0-0 tie. But they couldn't hold the lead in a 1-1 draw against San Jose.

B.C. wildfires prompt further evacuation alerts, lingering smoky skies

Smoke from hundreds of wildfires burning across B.C. has left virtually all of the province in a haze.

Neepawa surges to wire-to-wire victory at 128th Breeders' Stakes

Neepawa has won the 128th running of the Breeders' Stakes. Jerome Lermyte rode Neepawa to victory in the third and final jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown on Saturday.

Daniel Lovitz gives Impact 2-1 victory over Chicago Fire

The Montreal Impact snapped a four-game winless run with a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Daniel Lovitz broke the tie in the 90th minute to lift Montreal to victory.

Argonauts stage furious rally to beat Lions 24-23

Quarterback James Franklin scored a one-yard touchdown late in the game, helping the Toronto Argonauts rally past the visiting B.C. Lions 24-23 in a thrilling game on Saturday afternoon.

Neepawa takes win at Breeders Stakes

Neepawa ran away with the victory at the Breeders Stakes from Woodbine racetrack.
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Neepawa takes win at Breeders Stakes

Neepawa ran away with the victory at the Breeders Stakes from Woodbine racetrack.

Merkel, Putin take on tough topics in informal meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a wide-ranging discussion on Saturday. The two leaders talked about issues such as the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria as well as Iran and a gas pipeline project.

Beyond the $875M settlement: '60s Scoop survivors seek to reclaim families, identities

For some survivors of the Sixties Scoop, working to spread news of an approved settlement and connect others with knowledge is their way of reclaiming themselves, and their history.

LLWS Game Wrap: Canada Walk-off Spain in Little League World Series thriller

Joey Marino supplied the heroics for Canada in a must win game against Spain with a walk-off single in the 10th to win 2-1.
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Impact put out Fire on Daniel Lovitz's stoppage time winner

Daniel Lovitz scored in the 90th minute to lift the Montreal Impact to a 2-1 victory over Chicago that extended the Fire's losing streak to eight games.
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Whitecaps settle for draw after late goal from Red Bulls

Midfielder Daniel Royer scored twice, his second coming in the 90th minute, as the New York Red Bulls battled to a 2-2 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.

Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival churns up lake in Leduc

Paddles gripped and heads down with determination, hundreds of adults geared up for the 22nd annual Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival despite environmental challenges this year.
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Canada stays alive at Little League World Series with thrilling win over Spain

In what turned into a three hour and 20 minute thriller, Canada found a way defeat Spain 2-1 in the 10th inning to stay alive at the Little League World Series in Williamsport.

Crews plan controlled burns as Kimberley, B.C., remains under wildfire evacuation alert

Kimberley, B.C., remains under an evacuation alert for a second day as the Meachen Creek wildfire burns to the west.

Calgary's Air Quality Health Index hits 10+ as province remains blanketed by smoke

The forecast for Sunday is a level nine on the index — also high risk.

Albertans young and old celebrate 111th-annual country fair

For 111 years, generations of Alberta families have celebrated western heritage at the Priddis & Millarville Fair.