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Three easy steps: What she should play first, what to play together, and how to disguise a game

thumb Image1So you want to spend your Saturday night like a ninja turtle, huh? You can imagine a box of pepperoni pizza stacked with extra cheese, and a greasy Xbox controller in your hand while playing Call of Duty until your eyes bleed.

Pegasys treatment offers freedom from potentially terminal disease

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Sharing needles isn't a good idea.

Or a smart idea.

But it happens. When you will do anything for your next fix, it's just another bad choice one will make in the long list of decisions that make up drug addiction.

In 2003, I was really good at making bad decisions. Being addicted to cocaine and crystal meth hinders any logical thought process that might occur.

thumb web-shotA few weeks ago, Alberta's Progressive Conservatives appeared the least likely party to select a female leader.

Gary Mar's first ballot lead and growing caucus support appeared insurmountable.

Now a woman is the premier-designate of Alberta. 

Sharing a notorious killer's last name caused turmoil for my family

thumb JROSZKO turmoilWEBWhat's in a name? I'm sure I'm not the first person who has speculated about the meaning of a name. Do those letters, which then form a word, really define who we are as individuals?

 What if another person who bears the same last name has tainted that name? Does this too define who we are?