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An Edmonton Police Service vehicle parked in front of police headquarters
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On the agenda: Police funding formula, Heritage River designation, and more

City council returns from its summer break next week, just as Taproot Edmonton is starting ours. Here are some of the key items on the agenda for the next two weeks.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Plan to save relic: Historic Pioneer Chimney Torn Down By City Workmen" beside a photo a man on top of a mud and straw fireplace, looking down at three other men.
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A moment in history: July 12, 1949

On this day 74 years ago, city workers carefully dismantled an old relic left behind by English Charlie, one of the most colourful figures from Edmonton's short-lived gold rush.

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