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Arnold Palmer Dies at Age 87

           Arnold Palmer has died.
           The golfing legend brought a country-club sport to the masses with his style, charisma and a commoner's touch.
           "The King'' -- as he was known -- died Sunday in Pittsburgh of complications from heart problems.
           He was 87.
           Palmer ranked among the most important figures in golf history, winning seven major championships and 62 PGA Tour titles.


           Civic politicians from across B-C have gathered in Victoria for the Union of B-C Municipalities convention.
           Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams says the city plans to use the annual get together to meet with provincial officials and their staff.
           Delegates will debate a range of issues, everything from marijuana regulation to tax sharing. 
           Premier Christy Clark and Opposition Leader John Horgan will address convention delegates.

More Awards for North Island Hospitals Project

           North Island Hospitals Project has been recognized with another award for innovation excellence.
           Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow says the project's design builder, Graham, recently won gold at the Constructech Vision awards in Chicago. 
           This is the fourth award recognizing the North Island Hospitals Project.

Royal Visit

           Duke and Duchess of Cambridge head to Bella Bella on Monday as part of their eight-day visit to B-C. 
           They'll proclaim the Great Bear Rainforest as part of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy.
            William and Kate visited parts of Vancouver on Sunday.