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Good News Roundup for Sept 8, 2015

It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media.

It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media. The Syrian refugee crisis is (finally) unavoidable in the media and there was an attempted child abduction at Stanley Park but even we can’t accuse the mainstream outlets in Vancouver of only focusing on the negative. Here’s a roundup of 8 of the more awesome stories that were published by the big players in the past couple days.

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5th calf boosts West Coast orca baby boom - CBC Vancouver

Olympian Clara Hughes still adored by Canadians after revealing doping infraction - Vancouver Sun

Walk for All Missing and Murdered nears its goal - The Province

B.C. duo turns wood into furniture rather than letting it go to the chipper - Globe and Mail BC

A not-so-lively stroll: Annual zombie walk staggers through downtown Vancouver - CTV Vancouver

B.C. pinball whiz challenges world record with 28-hour pinball marathon - CBC Vancouver

Paddlers travel length the Fraser to bring message of water conservation home - Vancouver Courier

B.C. man says he has world's longest cucumber and pickle - Globe and Mail BC