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Woman found dead in cold was pregnant

WINNIPEG—A Winnipeg woman who walked away from a hospital and later was found dead outdoors in frigid temperatures was two months' pregnant, her mother says.

Eleanor Sinclair said she found out during a meeting with officials from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority yesterday—one week after the body of her daughter, Windy Sinclair, was found outside an apartment building.

Kinew chosen as leader

WINNIPEG—Rookie politician, indigenous rights' activist, and author Wab Kinew was elected leader of the Manitoba NDP on Saturday and he vowed to rebuild the opposition party as he continues to face questions about his troubled past.

Party members elected Kinew, 35, over veteran cabinet minister Steve Ashton by almost a 3-1 margin—728-253.

Carter out of hospital

WINNIPEG—Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter has been released from a Winnipeg hospital a day after he became dehydrated while volunteering with a “Habitat for Humanity” home-building event in the city.

A statement from the Habitat organization said Carter, who is 92, was released this morning and attended the daily devotional at the build site.