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10 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Halifax more equitable than some

To that end, a community meeting to discuss findings from a research project on income inequality in the Halifax region is to take place in the city this week.

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16 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

From our archives: Hurricane Carter says toughest opponent was himself

Editor's note: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter died Sunday morning in Toronto. The following is a story from The Chronicle Herald published Jan. 29, 2009, following his visit to Halifax: Now, at age 72, the former professional boxer known as Hurricane, who had triplemurder charges against him formally dismissed in the U.S. in 1988, is mentoring young ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison

19 hrs ago | CBC News

Halifax police nab suspect in cash register thefts

Police in the Halifax area have arrested a 37-year-old man accused of stealing three cash registers and a red Kia Rio sedan last week, and at one point fleeing from officers when they tried to pull him over.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

'Space:1999' fan film 'The Passenger' echoes the best of the '70's classic serie

Space:1999 fans at last have something fresh and new to watch with fan film The Passenger due out soon.

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The Chronicle Herald

Letter carriers ponder life off route

Canada post letter carrier, Greg Baller, is seen leaving a Crown Drive home while working his route in Halifax earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, North America, Canada, World News

Star Tribune

News of the Weird:

The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix threatened a lawsuit in March against Formula One management because the races also should be showcases of noise.

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CNN

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Related Topix: Canada, Rutgers University, Lakeland, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

ENTREVESTOR: Biotech gets well-deserved boosts

After 14 years in startup wilderness, Halifax biotech company Immunovaccine and its chief operating officer Dr. Marc Mansour are exactly where they need to be.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

The Chronicle Herald

Improve monitoring, say Taavel supporters on 2nd anniversary of his death

Photos of Raymond Taavel are taped to the front windows of the Menz Bar on Gottingen St. in April 2012, during a vigil held at the location where the Halifax man was murdered in the early hours on Tuesday morning.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

School board exec moves to airport role

Halifax regional school board's director of human resources has been appointed vice-president of human resources for the Halifax International Airport Authority.

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The Chronicle Herald

App could slash wait times for knee, hip replacements

An orthopedic surgeon and his tech-savvy team think your smartphone could slash wait times for knee and hip replacements, two surgeries patients can wait painfully long years to receive.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hip Replacement, Health, Canada

Sys-Con Media

Announcing the 6th Canadian Science Policy Conference

This will be the first CSPC in Atlantic Canada and the forum hopes to integrate issues surrounding science and innovation policy in the region into the pan-Canadian discussion.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Ottawa lowballs lab payment

Winnipeg missed out on $1.5 million last year after Ottawa balked at a city bill for providing fire protection, policing and other services to the National Microbiology Laboratory.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Renovations put Khyber on the move

Daniel Joyce, right, artistic director, and Colby Gaudet, public relations director of the Khyber Centre for the Arts, sit inside the 125-year-old building.

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A Good Beer Blog

I Like The Idea Lots But Surely Not A Global First

The owner of a downtown Fredericton fixture says for years men used to pop into barber shops to get a haircut or shave and a drink.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cobleskill, NY

The Chronicle Herald

Give peace, savings a chance

Mabel Toney of Halifax signs a petition against military spending for Sarah Morgan and Sandy Greenberg, members of the Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace at the Halifax Library on Monday.

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Employment News

Business Analyst Job

Job Description: Job Title: Business Analyst Job ID: 278164 Location: CAN-NS-Halifax Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Day to Day Work Unisys Canada is growing in the Atlantic region.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

ENTREVESTOR: Club helps kids become tech savvy

While countries such as China, Estonia and Britain teach computer programming to the very young, most Canadian students do not learn how to write code until the final years of high school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Canada,

The Chronicle Herald

Study: Head offices help Halifax

Fred Morley, right, chief economist with the Greater Halifax Partnership shakes hands with Justice Minister Peter MacKay before a roundtable meeting in Halifax in January 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Peter Mackay, North America, World News

The Chronicle Herald

High-tech cure: Go play outside

Angie Kolen, a human kinetics professor at St. Francis Xavier University, will be speaking at Herald University on the effects of mobile technology on youth.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kinesiology, Canada,

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