January 2012

Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 31, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, January 31 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Accused in beating of Canadian in Mexico says he was forced to sign confession “The man accused in the savage beating of a Canadian tourist says he was forced to sign a confession he never read.” And the sketchiness of this whole situation grows. After record year, Edmonton has yet to see a murder in …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, January 30, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 30, 2012

Welcome to Monday, January 30 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Number of sexually transmitted infections decreases in Alberta “Government numbers suggest Alberta’s rate of sexually transmitted infections is on the decline for the first time since 2004.” Great news!! Apple engineers: Work on fake gear, earn company trust? “Apple puts new employees to work on “dummy projects” to see if they can be trusted. After …

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Clicks of the Day: Jan. 27, 28, 29 2012 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 29, 2012

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (January 27, 28, 29) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actually have!) Mexican suspect in beating of Calgary woman confesses to media “The …

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Feature Story: Edmonton philanthropists add more “awesome” to the world one idea at a time

Linda Hoang - January 29, 2012

The Edmonton Awesome foundation encourages Edmontonians to submit their “awesome” idea. On the last Thursday of each month the foundation awards $1,000 to the person with the best idea, to help them with their project. It’s part of a number of Awesome Foundations worldwide.

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Clicks of the Day: Thursday, January 26, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 26, 2012

Welcome to Thursday, January 26 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Slain teacher last seen at west Edmonton store “Spruce Grove RCMP are releasing new information in the case of Jolene Cote, a school teacher who was killed in October… Cote’s family is now offering $50,000or information leading to the arrest and conviction of Cote’s killer, or killers.” Sad. Hope they catch who did it. Debate …

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Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 24, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, January 24 2012’s Clicks of the Day! More ambulances and staff on its way “After a Global exclusive on the state of Edmonton’s ambulance system, the province has responded with the announcement of more than a dozen new staff. Minister Fred Horne told Global News Tuesday morning, that effective immediately there will be 2 more ambulances on the road. The province will …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, January 23, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 24, 2012

Welcome to Monday, January 23 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Calgary woman in a coma after ‘brutal’ attack while vacationing in Mexico “A Calgary woman badly beaten in Mexico remains in a coma in a Mazatlan hospital, her family says… At some point in the night, Nabb emerged from her hotel room at the Hotel Riu and went to an elevator, said her uncle, Robert …

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Clicks of the Day: Jan. 20, 21, 22 2012 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 22, 2012

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (January 20, 21, 22) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actually have!) Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno dies “Paterno, a sainted figure …

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Clicks of the Day: Thursday, January 19, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 19, 2012

Welcome to Thursday, January 19 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Anonymous strikes back after feds shut piracy hub Megaupload “Anonymous on Thursday took credit for taking down U.S. Department of Justice, FBI and entertainment company websites, following arrests in one of the federal government’s largest anti-piracy crackdowns. Federal agents earlier in the day arrested the leaders of Megaupload.com and shut down the popular hub for …

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Clicks of the Day: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 18, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday, January 18 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Tweeting To Their Teachers Could Help Shy Students “A new study has found that by allowing students to use Twitter to contact their teachers, many overcome their shyness and ask questions that they would likely not have asked using the raised-hand method.” I could see this! I loved tweeting my teachers in school, LOL. But …

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