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A Calgary businessman and philanthropist paid roughly $750,000 to help free kidnapped journalist Amanda Lindhout in Somalia. Allan Markin, a co-owner of the Calgary Flames, didn’t know Lindhout when she was taken hostage in 2008. But the 73-year-old believes in helping people. “I was just glad that she survived,” he told The Canadian...
Alberta-born forward hockey star Jarome Iginla said his final goodbye in Calgary, where he played for 16 of his 20 seasons with the NHL. As Reid Feist reports, the 41-year-old gave so much on and off the ice that he will no doubt go down as one of the...
Basketball star LeBron James returned to his home town of Akron, Ohio to open a learning centre for at-risk youth on Monday. This article was originally sourced from here.  

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