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2008-09-29 09:00:28

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reviewing a weekend lake rescue effort in Alberta that led to a 5-year-old girl drowning under a rescue boat. A 911 call was received around 5:30 p.m. Saturday from a family in distress on a boat on a lake about 90 miles southeast of Calgary, the Globe and Mail reported Monday. The RCMP, along with a provincial fish and wildlife officer and a community peace officer, responded and were met with high winds and 4-foot waves, RCMP Constable Francine...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'