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Brad Wall's approval remains below 50 per cent according to a new Mainstreet poll released on June 22, 2017.

Majority of Sask. unhappy with Premier Wall: Mainstreet

By 980 CJME June 22, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 9:08am

The recent provincial budget continues to leave Saskatchewan residents unhappy with their current premier.   According to a recent Mainstreet poll, 49 per cent of Saskatchewan...

Standard and Poor's downgraded the province's credit rating to AA because of higher capital spending and lower prices for commodities like oil and gas and potash.

Sask. credit rating downgraded thanks to weak oil and potash

By Lisa Schick June 22, 2017 - 8:48am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 8:48am

The provincial government is putting a positive spin on a credit downgrading from the rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P).

On Wednesday, S&P downgraded the...

The Santos family, currently living in Moosomin, are to be deported on July 5, 2017.

Moosomin raises money for family facing deportation

By Lauren Golosky June 22, 2017 - 7:25am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 7:25am

The fight to keep a Moosomin family in Canada continues.

The Santos family came to Canada seven years ago from Honduras after witnessing a murder that put their own...

Rick Mercer will be in Regina for the Farm Progress Show on June 23, 2017.

Canada 150: funnyman Rick Mercer talks comedy, Sask.

By 980 CJME June 22, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 7:03am

Leading up to Canada 150, 980 CJME decided to reach out to some living influential Canadians to see what they're up to, to chat about their defining moments and what it means...

Jamie Nye: Durant storyline doesn't end tonight

By Jamie Nye June 22, 2017 - 6:33am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:33am

Finally, we have football!

And for the start of the season, the Roughriders take on their former quarterback in Darian Durant.

Durant told me a few months ago...

Former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant donned a Montreal Alouettes jersey for the time at CFL Week in March of 2017.

Riders and Als face off in much-anticipated season opener

By Arielle Zerr June 22, 2017 - 6:17am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:22am

Despite spending all week downplaying the significance of Thursday night’s game, it will be big for both Darian Durant and Chris Jones.

"It's a special ball game, but at...

Darrell Davis: Durant match up creates biggest hype

By Darrell Davis June 22, 2017 - 6:10am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:11am

Nobody cares!

That's what we read on the 306-306 Green Zone text line. In the middle of dozens and dozens of texts and a never-ending stream of phone calls, two texters...

The province reminds people to cover-up and wear mosquito repellent to reduce the risk of West Nile virus.

West Nile virus could return to Sask. this summer

By Sarah Mills June 21, 2017 - 4:32pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 4:32pm

It wouldn't be a Saskatchewan summer without talk of West Nile virus.

The flu-like illness is transmitted through the Culex tarsalis mosquito and can be a major problem...

Jennifer Campeau addresses media about stepping down as  Saskatoon-Fairview MLA alongside husband Duron Nelson on June 21, 2017.

'Great honour:'Jennifer Campeau resigns as Saskatoon MLA

By JT Marshall June 21, 2017 - 3:20pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

After six years of representing people in Saskatchewan, Jennifer Campeau is moving on.

The Saskatoon-Fairview MLA announced Wednesday she has accepted a position with...

Shantelle Arsenault was receiving chemotherapy treatment when her sister Michelle received her own cancer diagnosis.

Sask. sisters battle breast cancer together within a year

By Britton Gray June 21, 2017 - 2:42pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 2:42pm

For Shantelle Arsenault and her family, the story of her cancer diagnosis became a story of two sisters battling for their lives.

The Saskatchewan woman was diagnosed...

PotashCorp and Agrium announced Wednesday that they'll operate under the name Nutrien once regulators approve a proposed merger deal.

PotashCorp, Agrium reveal new name ahead of merger

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:45pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 4:38pm

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have picked the new name they'll operate under once they're allowed to proceed with a proposed merger.

The new company...

RCMP are on-scene at a fuel truck that caught fire on June 21, 2017.

Fuel truck catches fire in southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 1:42pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 2:29pm

Emergency crews have extinguished a fuel truck that caught fire near Yellow Grass.

A fuel truck carrying petroleum caught fire shortly before noon Wednesday on Highway...