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Local news for Moncton Area, NB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

USA Reveals Summer Schedule of New & Returning Dramas; First Look at SATISFACTION

USA Network, the #1 network in all of cable for eight years running, will serve up its hottest summer ever with four returning series and two new dramas.

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Related Topix: Suits, Entertainment, Television, Royal Pains, Drama, The Glades, Matt Passmore, Canada

6 hrs ago | CBC News

Website puts New Brunswickers' health under the microscope

How do you measure up? The new report reflects healthy eating, physical activity and the use of alcohol and tobacco in 33 areas of New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Canada

11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Canada to end tankers linked to Quebec explosion

Canada said Wednesday it was phasing out the type of rail tankers involved in last summer's massive explosion of a runaway oil train that incinerated much of a town in Quebec, killing 47 people and prompting intense public pressure to make oil trains safer.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada,

15 hrs ago | WOAY

Raleigh Co. Sheriff's Office seeks suspect of armed robbery

The armed robbery happened at Smith's Corner Packette on Stanaford Road in Piney View around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to officers.

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Related Topix: Canada, Stanaford, WV, Piney View, WV

17 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Bass River gearing up for busy spring

The West Nova Nighthawks girls' volleyball team came out on top, winning first place at a tournament held on Apr. 12 at West Colchester Consolidated School in Bass River.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Holidays, Mother's Day

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Market Wire

Rambler Ships More High Grade Copper Concentrate to International Markets

Rambler Metals and Mining plc today announces that it has delivered approximately 8,925 wet metric tonnes , the largest shipment to date, of copper and gold concentrate from Goodyear's Cove, NL Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Flood-ravaged roads creating problems for N.B. residents

Roads that are ripped up due to last weekend's flooding in parts of New Brunswick continue to inconvenience many residents, some of whom are still out of their homes.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada

The Chronicle Herald

Preliminary inquiry in Saunders murder case set for July

Blake Leggette, charged with first-degree murder in the death of Loretta Saunders, is escorted into Halifax provincial court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, St. Mary's, AK

CBC News

Blocked culvert causes $1M of damage in Notre-Dame

A blocked culvert caused roughly $1 million worth of damage in the southeastern community of Notre-Dame.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Flood

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

From our archives: Modest Alistair MacLeod is the bard of Cape Breton

Editor's note: Chronicle Herald reporter Bruce Erskine interviewed Alistair MacLeod in September 1996, when MacLeod was still at work on a novel tentatively titled No Great Mischief If They Fall.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBC News

Ice jams, rising water levels fuel flood fears in N.B

Province has been on flood watch for days and many people are being encouraged to leave their homes, Matthew Bingley reports Ice jams and high water levels continue to be a major concern in areas of New Brunswick as the Red Cross has been registering people who have voluntarily left their homes in both eastern and western parts of the province.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Border buddies team up on holiday plan

If you're planning a trip to New Brunswick or the northeastern United States this year, then tourism officials say pack your passport and enjoy a Two-Nation Vacation.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Canada, Travel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Canada, North America, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Castanet.net

SWN Resources proposing test wells in New Brunswick, but no fracking for now

The company at the centre of a fracking controversy in New Brunswick said Wednesday it hopes to drill four test wells next year that will help determine the location of shale gas deposits in Queens and Kent counties.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Canada

CBC News

SWN plans exploratory wells in Queens, Kent counties

SWN Resources Canada intends to drill four exploratory wells in the next phase of its exploration program for potential shale gas development in New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Canada

CJAD

Rottweiler owner has hard time getting home insurance

A farm owner in South Shore Montrgie says he wants to offer a cautionary tale for other homeowners after his application for home insurance was rejected by several companies because of his Rottweilers.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Labradorian

Contract awarded for road work in Baie Verte and Bay d'Espoir areas

The contracts were announced back in March as part of the province's early tendering process which was meant to get work done more quickly than previous years.

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Related Topix: Canada

Bexhill Observer

Bexhill in Bloom 2014 launch

Held at the Bagnall Room in Sackville Road on Saturday, the showcase included a display of plants sponsored by Bloomers in Western Road and was officially opened by Brett McLean after a talk from local council chairman Ian Jenkins.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MLive.com

Sponsored Content: Native American Festival set to return for 3rd year in St. Ignace

The 3rd Annual Native American Festival is set for May 24 and 25, where you will be able to further educate yourself and celebrate Native American traditions and culture.

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Related Topix: St. Ignace, MI, Canada,

CBC News

Province selling 4 Petitcodiac River homes to recoup funds

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claude Williams said the four buildings that were bought next to the Petitcodiac River will be sold.

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Related Topix: Canada,

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