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Oilers upend Jets

EDMONTON—On paper it looked like no contest but the rookie-laden Winnipeg Jets gave the mainly veteran Edmonton Oilers all they could handle last night.

Matt Hendricks scored the winner on a late penalty shot, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a pair of assists, as the Oilers remained perfect in pre-season play after edging the Jets 3-2.

Shooter on the loose

WILNO, Ont.—Residents of a small eastern Ontario town were ordered to seek shelter TOday as police combed the area for a gunman believed to have killed at least one person.

The OPP offered few details about the shooting in Wilno, a small community about 180 km west of Ottawa, but confirmed someone was killed during the shooting that took place mid-morning.

Crew rescued

IQALUIT, Nunavut—Nine crew members from a Newfoundland fishing boat have been rescued from Arctic waters off Baffin Island.

The Halifax-based Joint Task Force Atlantic issued a Tweet last night saying the mission was a success and the fishers had been taken aboard FV Pamiut.

Diabetes discovery may be ‘game-changer’

EDMONTON—Researchers from the University of Alberta say they have identified a new molecular pathway that manages the amount of insulin produced by the body.

And they’re touting the discovery as a potential “game-changer” in the field of diabetes research.

The new pathway was found after researchers examined pancreatic cells from 99 human organ donors.