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Area First Nations vow to delay phase two of the Trans Canada Highway improvement  project east of Kamloops.

Kamloops Fire and Rescue firefighters still assisting wildfire battle.

Trash or treasure?   Kamloops landfill fees expected to increase.

 

Provincial

Now what?  Vancouver lawyer calls on the B.C. government to suspend the province's Roadside Prohibition program because of faulty breathalyzers.

B.C. airline industry analyst says last week's Malaysian Airlines tragedy could trigger higher costs.

Port of Vancouver truckers delay threatened strike action until the fall.

Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman says three liquefied natural-gas projects is all it will take to pay off B.C's debt and build a prosperity fund.  Coleman made the comments yesterday at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region gathering in Whistler, downplaying comments by energy-industry insiders who have said many of the proposed projects won't end up in production.

National

A man accused in Calgary's worst mass murder in April is due in court today to enter a plea and give his election for trial.
Matthew de Grood is charged with five counts of first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of five young people at an end-of-school house party.

The Harper government is planning more sanctions against Moscow following the downing of the Malaysian passenger plane in Ukraine.

Manitoba has ordered an independent investigation into the R-C-M-P shooting and wounding of a man at a baseball tournament in a northern First Nation.  Sunday's shooting of a suspect under chase by police happened in front of 12-year-olds playing ball on the Norway House Cree Nation reserve.


International

Momentum may be growing in Europe for a harsher approach than the relatively mild sanctions on Russia so far over its actions in eastern Ukraine.
In light of last week's downing of the Malaysian jetliner, Britain and some other countries are demanding much tougher measures.

Egypt's foreign minister is raising the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.

A little boy who could be king is the buzz of Britain and the Commonwealth today.  It's all to celebrate the first birthday of Prince George, who is the son of Prince William and his wife Kate.

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