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Abbotsford school district once again looking at two week spring break

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SD34The Abbotsford school district is once again looking to go with a two week spring break for the 2015/2016 school year.

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Tourism Abbotsford getting ready to step up marketing to US

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loonieYesterday we had a look at the impact of the falling Canadian dollar on local retailers and business, today we’ll have a look at the tourism sector.

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Fatal accident near Whatcom road exit

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RCMP_CrestWebsite(Courtesy RCMP Traffic Services)

There was a fatal vehicle collision on Highway #1 at Whatcom Road.

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Falling loonie has good and bad

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loonieDepending on who you ask, the falling Canadian dollar is either a good thing or a bad thing locally.

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UFV’s Sarah Wierks set to claim a piece of CIS history

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sarah wierksA UFV Cascades player could make CIS history this weekend as 5th year basketball player Sarah Wierks is poised to become Canada West’s second all time leading rebounder.

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Robbery suspect arrested

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abbypd-stockAbbotsford police arrested a suspect in a pair of robberies Tuesday night.

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Abby chamber wants feds to bring in GST rebate for cross border shoppers

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GSTThe Abbotsford chamber of commerce would like the federal government bring a GST rebate program for American visitors in order to encourage more cross border shopping in our border communities.

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Abbotsford farmers win provincial award

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farmer awardKerry and Anita Froese of Abbotsford are this year’s winners of the BC Yukon Outstanding Young Farmer Award.

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Police asking drivers to keep their cool during accident investigations

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abbyPD1Abbotsford police are asking people to have patience when it comes to police blocking traffic or obstructing lanes for sometimes hours at a time.
Police have been the brunt of a handful of complaints, both online and from passing drivers, and Constable Ian MacDonald says those drivers often don’t grasp the complexity of the investigation.

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Bank of Canada drops interest rate

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BOC(The Canadian Press) The looming threat of sliding oil prices forced the Bank of Canada to drop its trend-setting interest rate Wednesday, a surprising move that shows just how much the country’s economic outlook has soured in a matter of months.

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