Eagle over Red River

A bald eagle flies over the Red River at the Alexander Docks in Winnipeg Tuesday morning, near the location where police found the body of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine.
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  • Grand Chief Derek Nepinak waits to led a procession from a vigil at the Alexander Docks in memory of Faron Hall and Tina Fontaine whose bodies were pulled from the Red River Sunday.

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  • Faron Hall gained national attention after saving two people from the Red River in 2009. His body was found in the river this past weekend.

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Canadian Hemophilia Society, Manitoba Chapter Charity Golf Tournament

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