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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

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

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    Cariboo Regional District elects new chair
      Mount Polley Mine
        Friday, July 7 wildfires erupt

          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

          REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

          In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

          ‘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

          In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

          Boarding Bengal drifts on Kal Lake

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

          LaBeouf says learning tennis for ‘Borg/McEnroe’ like learning to dance

          Shia LaBeouf compares learning tennis legend John McEnroe’s style to ballet at TIFF