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Siloam announces commitment to truth, reconciliation

Siloam announces commitment to truth, reconciliation Siloam Mission released a new commitment statement to fostering truth and reconciliation during its first annual community report Thursday. The announcement comes two years after the “Not My Siloam” social media campaign called out the organization for failing to properly support its Indigenous visitors. The inner city non-profit...

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Man charged with murder of Ole Miss student released on bond

Man charged with murder of Ole Miss student released on bond OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The man charged with first-degree murder in the case of a University of Mississippi student who has been missing since early July was released on a $250,000 bond Thursday. Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, faces a murder charge for...

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Pronounced need in this season of giving

Pronounced need in this season of giving Opinion As we flip to the final page of the 2022 calendar, our thoughts turn to what’s commonly referred to as the season of giving. For the luckiest among us, that can look like a pile of thoughtfully selected gifts under a glittering tree. Zoom out a...

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Cold comfort, creative fire on Winnipeg winter set

Cold comfort, creative fire on Winnipeg winter set When the movie production team for the Universal Studios release Violent Night showed up in Winnipeg around this time last winter, it brought 42-year-old Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola to the project, and it must be said, rarely has a director been so seemingly perfect for this...

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EXPLAINER: How will College Football Playoff expansion work?

EXPLAINER: How will College Football Playoff expansion work? The College Football Playoff will include 12 teams, starting with the 2024 season. An expansion plan that was crafted for two years and haggled over for another 18 months finally cleared all the obstacles needed to go from idea to reality. The CFP announced Thursday that...

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Walters focused on putting another championship team together

Walters focused on putting another championship team together Kyle Walters hasn’t had much time to dwell on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers failing to three-peat. Less than two weeks after losing a 24-23 heartbreaker in the Grey Cup to the underdog Toronto Argonauts, the general manager has been busy re-signing key veterans in offensive lineman...

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Cousins-Jefferson connection strong for Vikes with Jets next

Cousins-Jefferson connection strong for Vikes with Jets next MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The long pass from Kirk Cousins up the left sideline landed in Justin Jefferson’s arms in just the right spot in the fourth quarter of Minnesota’s game with New England, a split second before two Patriots defensive backs slammed into the Vikings star....

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Banged-up Chargers try to make playoff push vs. Raiders

Banged-up Chargers try to make playoff push vs. Raiders LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Los Angeles Chargers last came to Las Vegas, a tie would have put them and the Raiders in the playoffs. Both teams looked as though they were heading there together in overtime last January — before the Raiders decided...