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  • November 10, 2011

    Alberta radio contests push the envelope

    Radio contests asking listeners to eat dog food, live in prize vehicles or plan a dream wedding are being pushed aside in favour of new offerings that delve into morally grey areas, say Calgary personalities and industry observers. “It used … Continue Reading

  • April 2, 2009

    The Gallery Without Walls Contests is live

    The Gallery Without Walls Contests is live and ready for viewing. The Calgary Public Art Program contest kicked off in February and encourages citizens to become engaged in art in and around the city by viewing an image and answering … Continue Reading

  • February 13, 2009

    Read fine print before entering contests

    In these hard economic times, who wouldn’t like to win $500,000? Heck, I’d like to win half a million no matter what the economy is doing! And that’s exactly what Russell Quantz hoped would happen when he entered one of … Continue Reading

  • January 31, 2015

    John Klingberg, Dallas Stars topple Winnipeg Jets 5-2

    WINNIPEG – Rookie John Klingberg wasn’t making a big deal about his four-point game— even if it was the first of his NHL career. Rather, the Dallas Stars blue-liner, who finished with two goals and two assists, pointed out his … Continue Reading

  • January 31, 2015

    Super Bowl final act of NFL’s worst season

    PHOENIX – Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season. The problems — most of them made worse by the ineffectual handling — … Continue Reading

  • January 29, 2015

    Blatter joins FIFA election race without naming nominees

    GENEVA – Beating the entry deadline by hours on Thursday, Sepp Blatter formally joined a FIFA presidential contest he is widely expected to win. Blatter published a low-key message on Twitter confirming an expected bid to extend his scandal-scarred, 17-year … Continue Reading

  • January 26, 2015

    Colombians celebrate Miss Universe title

    BOGOTA – Carnival has come a few weeks early to the Caribbean city of Barranquilla where residents took to the streets on Monday to show their hometown pride after local beauty queen Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe. Even President … Continue Reading

  • January 26, 2015

    Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

    MIAMI – Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries. At Sunday’s pageant in Miami, Vega, a … Continue Reading