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Tories bouncing back from Stelmach effect but Wildrose still poised

AB FIGHTWith a provincial election all but called, talk has started to shift towards the battles that are going to be waged by the two major political parties in the coming election.

"I think Redford being nominated has helped greatly offset the Stelmach effect," Anthony Sayers said, referring to how the former premier managed to alienate faithful Progressive Conservative, or PC, voters.

Community shows enthusiasm for hospital opening

thumb rowhousesauburnbayHuge and looming, the mounting structure of the South Health Campus looks ominous in its incomplete state. Construction workers move hastily about the site and pieces of equipment lay strewn about.

Short walkout still affects Calgary patients

thumb Intersection WebAfter a day of wildcat striking by hospital support staff, an agreement has been made between Alberta Health Services and the workers' union. The two groups have agreed to binding arbitration to begin next week, and the employees will be back to work within a number of hours, said Chris Mazurkewich, chief operating officer with the AHS during a teleconference held late this afternoon.

Dozens volunteer to work pro bono to get new bar up and running in Forest Heights

Overtime ThumbsThe place was gutted. The floors were torn out. Walls were torn down, signs were built, lights installed, and the smell of Keith Brown's volunteers' sweat hung thick in the air.

The gargantuan sign that read "Overtime Sports Bar" was being mounted 20 feet in the air.