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Double the fun: Twitter unveils 280-word character limit

Old 140-character limit left users “cramming” tweets in, company said

Japanese zoo names baby panda

Three-month-old giant panda cub will be called Xiang Xiang, or fragrance

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Joint search & rescue exercise introduces new safety techniques

     

    Downed power lines close Highway 19 northbound near Parksville

       

      Apple pressing in Coombs

         

        Trump’s comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

        U.S. President Donald Trump said Stephen Curry would not be welcome at the White House

        Ontario girl who was teased for love of bugs gets name in science journal

        She’s going through the scientific process and making her own discoveries about insect behaviour

        PHOTOS: See you later, summer

        Readers from across B.C. send in their favourite summer photos as fall officially arrives

        • Sep 22nd, 2017

        Quebec language office OKs English words grilled-cheese, hashtag

        English word, “parking,” may now be used in French, as well as its equivalent, “stationnement”

        UVic launches school cellphone study in Greater Victoria

        Parents, students encouraged to fill out online questionnaire as part of research project

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        VIDEO: Vintage coupe built for less than $5,000

        Eye-catching car draws crowd at Lower Mainland event

        ‘NHL 18’ video game looks to reflect young guns

        Made-in-Vancouver hockey title looks to capture skills of Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and more

        Canadian millennials aren’t drinking and driving due to social media shame: study

        B.C. millenials are most responsible when it comes to not drinking and driving acorss the country

        Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else

        UBC study suggests first-year students who feel alone make fewer friends

        Badly burned snowshoe hare survives Elephant Hill fire

        The rabbit, named Harrison, suffered burns to 95 per cent of his body. ‘His fur was quite crispy.’

        Balloon ban proposed in Vancouver’s parks

        Park board commissioner points to dangers to the environment, animals and children

        Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, loses ‘home’ button

        Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone

        You can run away from your cigarette, UBC study suggests

        Close to half the smokers quit after 10 weeks of running

        The dark side of the force is coming…

        Star Wars fan film featuring lightsaber duels between Sith lords, shot by Island filmmakers

        REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

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        Boarding Bengal drifts on Kal Lake

        Logan the cat loves to paddle board on Kalamalka Lake in Vernon.