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45 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

International students learn ropes at Dal

International students at Dalhousie began their orientation process on Wednesday, and part of that training involved a session Thursday on adjusting to social life in Canada.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Mental health issues get art focus

Gavin Quinn, right, founded the artist collective Outsider Insight of which Artemis Tratnik, left, is a member.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Increasing Rain

High pressure to the east and an cold front to the west, and the Gulf is open for tropical moisture to move our way.

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Brandon Sun

Halifax chef Andrew Farrell wins mac and cheese contest using N.S. product

It was Nova Scotia all the way in a macaroni and cheese showdown, with the recipe creator and the cheese he used hailing from the Atlantic province.

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Boston.com

Forecasters warn of heavy surf, rip currents in region

But on land the weather will be nice, with sunny skies and cooler temperatures starting today and lasting through Saturday.

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The Chronicle Herald

Couple charged with Saunders' murder appear in Supreme Court

Victoria Henneberry and Blake Leggette, charged with first-degree murder in the February death of university student Loretta Saunders, made their first appearance in Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Thursday.

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Sherdog

Flyweights Patrick Holohan, Louis Gaudinot Paired at UFC Fight Night in Halifax

Patrick Holohan will lock horns with Louis Gaudinot when the UFC heads to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Oct. 4. The Las Vegas-based promotion announced the matchup on Thursday.

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National Hurricane Center

Summary for Hurricane CRISTOBAL

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT... A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR... * BERMUDA FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.

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CNN

Thundershowers to Hit Nova Scotia on Thursday August 28, 2014

Thundershowers is on its way for Nova Scotia on Thursday August 28, 2014 and it will bring 30+ mm of Rain and it will also bring Local Heavy Rain for Nova Scotia Especially in Halifax Nova Scotia and Rest of Nova Scotia including Sydney Nova Scotia Since the Cold Front will be going through Nova Scotia and it will bring a lot of Rain and it will ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Halifax performance shows revitalized Alice in Chains still has the chops

Alice in Chains lead singer, William DuVall, on stage with the band Wednesday night at the Metro Centre in Halifax.

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The Chronicle Herald

24th Atlantic Fringe Festival Shining on the Cosmos

Mary Fay Coady is in one of two casts in Tribe of One, an experimental sci-fi play set in the Cadimus Protocol universe, written and directed by Michael McPhee of the Doppler Effect and running in the Museum of Natural History through Sept.

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Deseret News

This week in history: George Washington retreats from Long Island

This undated handout photo shows a 1792 oil painting by John R.Trumbull. The painting depicting President George Washington before the Battle of Trenton.

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Canada NewsWire

Andrew Farrell Declared Master of the Mac & Cheese at the 2014 Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off

This year's four fierce competitors at the Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off included Bal Arneson from Vancouver; chef Andrew Farrell from Halifax; Kevin Durkee from Toronto; and chef David Bohati from Calgary with Wally Smith, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada [centre] ) This year's four fierce competitors at the Grate Canadian Cheese Cook-Off ... (more)

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New Tecumseth Free Press

Murder suspect from Halifax arrested in Alliston

A 31-year-old man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant related to a 10-year-old murder case in Halifax was arrested overnight at a residence located on Hwy 89 near the Nottawasaga Inn.

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The Chronicle Herald

Shilo Beals arrested in 2004 shooting death of Kevin Bowser

Shilo Marcino Beals of Cherry Brook was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the 2004 shooting death of Kevin James Bowser.

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Lowell Sun

For Billerica-based special-ed collaborative, mission accomplished

In Chris Scott's Billerica office hangs the damning 100-page report penned by state Auditor Suzanne Bump detailing the rampant cronyism that had consumed the Merrimack Education Center and allegedly siphoned away $11.5 million from the Merrimack Special Education Collaborative three years ago.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Radio World

Conlon Is New CEO of LED Roadway Lighting

LRL designs and manufactures of light-emitting diode-based street and area lighting fixtures and control systems.

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The Chronicle Herald

STEPHENSON: The Y factor can help immigration

Highlight line: "We need people to come, and when they come, we need them to stay.

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CBC News

Stephen Taweel to appeal sex assault conviction and sentence

Stephen Nicholas Taweel, a prominent businessman from Prince Edward Island, waits for his sentencing at Supreme Court in Halifax last month.

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Canada.com

Learning to fight fire's new face

In 2007, five Ottawa firefighters were injured battling a treacherous fire in two four-storey townhouse complexes on Forward Avenue, near Scott Street and Parkdale Avenue.

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