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Mother of soldier speaks out about Afghanistan

When Thomasena Mora heard four Canadian soldiers were wounded in the Panjwai District southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on the Labour Day weekend, she tried not to worry. But her son (who cannot be named due to military operational security) knew his mother better than that. Stationed at the Kandahar airbase, he contacted her right away.

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Knitting attracts different crowd

Forget the mental picture of granny sitting in her rocking chair knitting the hours away by herself. Knitters have now crossed the age and sex divide, and according to Kristin Ledgett, the co-owner of The…