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New traffic safety laws come into effect on Friday

On the heels of the first day of summer, new rules and penalties are about to come into effect on Saskatchewan's roads.

10-year-old Regina boy bound for World Cup

A 10-year-old from Regina is getting the chance of a lifetime. William Song is going to Brazil for the World Cup.

He was nominated by his hockey coach for the FIFA Player Escort Program sponsored by McDonalds. The program is giving 1,400 kids from around the world the chance to escort one of the players onto the field. Song is one of five young Canadian athletes chosen to go.

Construction begins on Dewdney Avenue in east Regina

They don't call it construction season for nothing; the City of Regina has started some more construction in east Regina.

Traffic is going to be restricted on Dewdney Avenue between Park and Regent Streets and there were be some isolated detours at times.

The City is replacing three catch basins and a water valve. The construction is expected to take about a week to finish.

SGI approved for a 4.4 per cent auto insurance increase

Vehicle insurance rates could be going up in Saskatchewan but not by as much as SGI first proposed.

In February, SGI announced is was looking to increase its auto insurance rates by an average of 5.2 per cent. On Wednesday, the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel announced it is recommending an overall average increase of only 4.4 per cent.

Sask. reducing speed limits on two busy highways

Drivers will need to slow down on two busy highways as the Saskatchewan Government introduces a pilot project to improve safety.

Sask. moose on the move in May and June

Moose are not only on the loose in Saskatchewan, they're on the move.

A fatal collision with a moose Friday night served as a grim reminder of how dangerous these large animals are on Saskatchewan highways. The 23-year-old woman died after her vehicle struck a moose near Wynyard.

By the numbers: wildlife collisions in Saskatchewan

Although wildlife may be present on Saskatchewan's highways year round, the recent death of a young woman after a collision with a moose reminds drivers how dangerous that wildlife can be.

SGI recently began tracking collisions with moose in an individual category. Prior to November 2012, moose were considered as part of the "other" category of non-specified animals.

Campers starting to roll in to provincial parks for May long

Spring may have been late coming, but nothing short of a blizzard could come between Saskatchewan people and their first camping weekend.

Mary-Anne Wihak is the Director of Visitor Experience for SaskParks. She says the gates are open at provincial parks and campers are starting to roll in. In certain parks, particularly in the north, she says there may be limited services for this weekend. 

Saskatchewan launches highway construction season

As people in Saskatchewan get ready to set out on the highways for the May long weekend, the province is kicking off the highway construction season for the year.

In 2014 the government of Saskatchewan plans to spend $664.5 million on highway projects, including $405.2 million for transportation capital projects.

Projects for 2014 include:

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