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55 min ago | CNN

Cape Spear Lighthouse

Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador was the first Landmark we visited on our one week visit this summer to this scenic Atlantic province of Canada.

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19 hrs ago | CBC News

Loretta Saunders murder case: Trial decision expected today

The body of Loretta Saunders, 26, was found on the median of Route 2 on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Salisbury, N.B., on Feb. 26. She had been last seen Feb. 13. The couple accused of first-degree murder in the death or Loretta Saunders is back in court today, where a judge will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to proceed to trial.

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22 hrs ago | Telegram

Contractor unhappy with oil bidding process

A St. John's businessman says the provincial offshore regulator isn't ensuring local companies get a fair crack at oil and gas contracts.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

CNN

Spectacular Ocean Views

Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site is situated on the eastern most point of Canada on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Cape Breton Post

Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes

Low 13. High 24. Sunday, showers. Low 14. High 23. Monday, a mix of sun and cloud.

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Weekly Packet

Plein Air Festival produces 263 paintings

Michael Vermette of Indian Point, Maine paints the British Canal during the Castine Plein Air Festival on June 24-27, 2014.

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CBC News

Free lobster rolls aim to spark tourism buzz on social media

The Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage was handing out free lobster sandwiches at Parlee Beach Provincial Park on Wednesday.

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Sackville Tribune-Post

Couple delivers their baby en route to the hospital

A local couple and their new baby daughter are back in their home near Sackville after experiencing a birth that was certainly out-of-the-ordinary.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sackville Tribune-Post

Dorchester honours 2014 Citizen of the Year

During the official opening ceremonies of the annual Sandpiper Festival on Saturday, long-time village resident Hubert Purdy was given the key to the village and honoured for his many contributions to the community.

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Sackville Tribune-Post

2014 People's Choice Photo Exhibit and Contest winners announced

Above, 2014 featured artist Jeremy Boorne of Sackville congratulates 2014 overall winner of the People's Choice Photo Exhibit and Contest Susan Spence of Dorchester, N.B. PHOTO SUBMITTED The organizers of the 2014 People's Choice Photo Exhibit and Contest, held in conjunction with the 2014 Sandpiper Festival, which took place over the weekend, have ... (more)

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Nor'Wester

Accident near Middle Arm sends one woman to hospital

RCMP in Baie Verte say a woman in her 50s was sent to hospital with injuries on Wednesday following an ATV accident on a trail near Middle Arm.

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Sackville Tribune-Post

Tantramar communities set to celebrate New Brunswick Day

New Brunswick Day will be celebrated with family, fun and free food throughout the Tantramar region this year and everyone is invited to join in the festivities.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

GlobalNews

What's it like to pick up a hitchhiking robot? Strange, says one group

When Keith Campbell set out to find hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot , he had no idea what travelling with a talking robot would be like.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada, Weird

CBC News

Shale gas protesters sentenced to 15 months for violent clash with RCMP

Two anti-shale gas protesters have been sentenced to 15 months in jail in connection to a violent clash with police near Rexton, N.B., last fall.

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PortStanleyNews.com

A Different Perspective

There are Ports of Call all along the shores of Lakes Erie, Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, each with varying aspects of appeal and each experiencing varying degrees of economic success.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

National Post

Hitchhiking robot journeys alone across Canada to answer question: Can humans be trusted?

"We are asking the question whether robots can trust human beings - and should hitchBOT arrive in Victoria, in all its parts, this would show that 'yes, they can,'" said Frauke Zeller, an assistant professor at Ryerson University in Toronto and one of the robot's creators.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, North America, Canada, World News,

Silicon Alley Insider

A Quick Primer For The Next Time You Order Oysters

Unless you grew up dining on bivalves, you could stare at a menu all night long and still not know what the heck you're eating.

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Related Topix: Dining, Canada, Huntington Bay, NY

Journal-Pioneer

Summerside's Taylor Sonier wins 2014 Maritime Idol Competition

Summerside's Taylor Sonier was crowned the 2014 Maritime Idol winner Sunday night in Shediac, N.B. The 16-year-old Three Oaks Senior High student won a $2,000 cash prize and will get to record a 12-track CD as part of her prize package.

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CBC News

Victor Boudreau's Shediac campground hits snag over lease

Liberal MLA Victor Boudreau is proposing to build a 750-site campground in Shediac.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBC News

Hitchbot, the hitchhiking robot, bums 1st ride

It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country relying on the kindness of strangers to get its first ride.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada

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