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22 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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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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GlobalNews

Missing man's body found in Antigonish

The body of a canoeist, who had been missing for nearly two days, has been recovered in Antigonish County, NS.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cape Breton Post

It's stuck in the 80s:' Halifax students protest blood-donating ban for gay men

For 20-year-old Sean MacIsaac, knowing he would have to abstain from having sex with other men for five years before donating blood is a "belittling" reality.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News

Strathglass Farewell on stage at deCoste Sunday

Singers, dancers, fiddlers and pipers will bring to life a perilous but historic ocean voyage to Pictou when Strathglass Farewell is staged at the deCoste Centre Sunday night.

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The Chronicle Herald

RCMP divers search for missing canoeist in northeastern N.S.

RCMP divers search for missing Antigonish County resident Adrian Van Bommel near Bayfield on Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Canada, Boat Disaster

The Toronto Star

Transgender man to represent Toronto at Gay Games

It had been five years since the Nova Scotia-born, Toronto resident competed in sport, an unusually long break after adolescent years spent vying for titles both locally and nationally in soccer, golf, skiing and snowboarding.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Gay/Lesbian, Toronto, Canada Travel, Transgender, Canada

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News

Dartmouth and District Pipe Band top winners at Antigonish Highland Games

The Antigonish Highland Games has been one of Nova Scotia's signature tourism events and has built a worldwide reputation as the longest-running continuous Scottish games in North America since 1863.

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The Toronto Star

Second chamber has seen far worse

"The Senate has been characterized less by nation-shaking scandal in millions and billions than by fiddles petty, picayune and rather pathetic."

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Seven N.S. hospitals switching to natural gas

Seven more hospitals in Nova Scotia are transitioning to natural gas, a move the health and wellness minister says will realize millions of dollars in savings.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Chiefs seek 12-year gulf moratorium

First Nations leaders on Wednesday called for a 12-year moratorium on oil and gas development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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The News

Clan Thompson wins Nova Scotia Band Championship

A Stellarton-based pipe and drum band is the Nova Scotia Grade 4 champion, following a win at the Antigonish Highland Games this past weekend.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Pet Connection: Mobile vet clinic makes inroads

Veterinarian Andrew Morrison gets set to open up shop for the day in Sheet Harbour from the province's only mobile veterinary clinic operated by Complete Care Hospital for Pets of Lake Echo.

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The Globe and Mail

The birds and the tease

Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Visual Viewpoints: An Alan Syliboy retrospective

Alan Syliboy's paintings and drums feature images of humpback whales in his solo show at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Cape Breton Post

MV Miner removal to begin in earnest Monday

Work on removing the MV Miner from the shores of Scatarie Island will begin in earnest Monday, following the closure of the local lobster season.

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