Four In The Afternoon, Early Edition: Featuring Egypt, Pipelines, Bad Dye Jobs, and… Kittens

4 in the Afternoon

1. HURRY UP ALREADY  Egypt’s military says they’ll hand over rule of that country to civilians… soon.

2. DETOUR  Nebraskan lawmakers have voted to reroute the Keystone XL pipeline.

3. LUCKILY, GREY IS MAKING A COMEBACK  An ingredient commonly found in hair dye has been linked to some very scary allergic reactions, and at least one death.

4. DRUG BUST IN BC TURNS UP KITTENS  Police in Castlegar found pot plants and two cuddly wuddly kittens in a grow-op this week.

A MESSAGE TO OUR READERS The coronavirus pandemic is a moment of reckoning for our community. We’re all hurting. It’s no different at Prairie Dog, where COVID-19 has wiped out advertisements for events, businesses and restaurants as Regina and Saskatchewan hunker down in quarantine. As an ad-supported newspaper already struggling in a destabilized media landscape, this is devastating. We’re hoping you, our loyal readers, can help fill in the gap so Prairie Dog can not only continue to exist but even expand our coverage — both in print and online. Please consider donating, either one-time or, even better, on a monthly basis.

We believe Prairie Dog‘s unique voice is needed, now more than ever. For 27 years, this newspaper has been a critical part of Regina’s social, cultural and democratic infrastructure. Don’t let us fade away. There’s only one Prairie Dog. If it’s destroyed, it’s never coming back.

Author: Wanda Schmöckel

Wanda Schmockel is just trying to get by without shoving. You may follow her on twitter @vschmo

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