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Sunday Aug 17 | The News

A new twist on the traditional

While some associate libraries as buildings where books are housed and free programming takes place, there are plenty of opportunities associated with the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library that put a new twist on the traditional.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Canada, World News,

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cape Breton Post

The church and social change

Last October the Diocese of Antigonish convened a Diocesan Renewal Congress which focused on the local church's need to respond in new and creative ways to its mission of evangelization and service.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

The News

Paying it forward

George Manos flips a lot of burgers in the run of a summer, usually for family and friends, but he'll be flipping for Pictou County students bound for St. Francis Xavier University next week.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Xavier University, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Geology, Science

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Get loud about library

The committee advocating for a new library in Sydney must receive permission from the CBRM to start fundraising.

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Related Topix: Libraries, North America, Canada, World News, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Life in the meat market

Allister McCarron, centre, and his sons, Ryan, left, and Mike, of Carrondale Farms in St. Andrews, Antigonish County, warn that raising cattle is not an easy business to operate.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Mad Cow Disease, Health,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The News

Never give up attitude keeps author busy

Parents often give their children advice. Angela Ford decided to take that a step further and heed her own counsel.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Main-a-Dieu residents updated on MV Miner removal

Main-a-Dieu residents still blame Ottawa for the MV Miner disaster, but say they are impressed with the plans to remove the derelict ship from the coast of Scatarie Island.

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Related Topix: Canada, Boat Disaster

Brandon Sun

Wait times expected to drop with new ultrasound machines in Guysborough, N.S.

Officials with the Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority are welcoming news the Nova Scotia government will provide emergency funding to purchase two new ultrasound machines.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Actor warms to smart, erotic play

Venus in Fur at Festival Antigonish stars Genevieve Steele and Jeff Schwager. The seductive comedy by David Ives opens Thursday and runs in repertory with Be My Baby and The Motor Trade to Aug. 30. It's the thigh-high black boots she sports for her role in Venus in Fur that are causing concern for the Festival Antigonish veteran.

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Related Topix: Theater, Venus in Fur, Canada,

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Miner improvements on Scatarie Island

The MV Miner is seenfrom aboard the Kenny's Pride fishing boat following a Scatarie Island church service Sunday.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The News

Emphasis on rehabilitation, care, security at new prison

It's a running joke at the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility construction site that some of the employees working on the new prison in Priestville have already put in more time there than the inmates will.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

N.S. business invests in arts

Nova Scotia businesses have come out in support of the arts, says Scott Burke, program manager of artsVest Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

HTZ FM

House Music 1

If you've been lucky enough to have had grown up in family of musicians, you know about spontaneous kitchen sing-a-longs, basement jams or long days of practicing in your bedroom.

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Related Topix: Blog News, The Trews, Canada

CBC News

New equipment wish list revealed for Nova Scotia hospitals

In total, the nine district health authorities and the IWK Health Centre asked for 94 items this year.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News

Sea monsters of the Strait

Myth, legend or reality, strange sea beast sightings and stories have been reported around the Nova Scotia's waters since humans have paddled or sailed in and about our coastline.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

The News

Learning at the library

This summer, the Nova Scotia Community Access Program will be holding workshops at various C@P sites throughout the county - including libraries.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Canada, World News, Life, Hobbies, Knitting,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Crews to start removal of freighter from Scatarie Island

A barge destined for Scatarie Island is loaded with armour stone in Louisbourg on Friday, with work set to get underway in the removal of the grounded MV Miner from Scatarie this weekend.

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Related Topix: Canada, Weather

Nova News Now

Twitter users more skeptical of Falconer murder conviction, Nova Scotia researcher finds

It's a fact of life in modern courtrooms - journalists tapping away at their smartphones, providing a play-by-play of what the judge, witnesses and lawyers are saying and doing.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Xavier University, Canada,

CBC News

Antigonish County farmers in desperate need of rain

Fraser Hunter from Neudart is already thinking about what the dry conditions will mean for winter on his organic dairy farm.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Wildfire risk high to extreme across most of Nova Scotia

There is a downside to the hot, sunny weather we've been seeing lately in Nova Scotia - and we're not talking about sunburns- t "Because we've had such a nice stretch of beautiful, nice, warm, sunny weather - when the weather is warm, and we don't get any rain, and the wind is nice and pleasant, and we have low humidity - it dries up the indexes," ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

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