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Apple is pleased to welcome LyndaHarrison as our new associate editor.
She joined us November 1, just in timeto help get this issue to press.
Originally from Sherbrooke, Quebec,Lynda is a seasoned newspaperreporter and editor who worked forseveral years in British Columbia. Morerecently, she was a writer with JuneWarren-Nickle's Energy Group andeditor of Calgary Outdoors magazine.
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