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  • NB athlete to compete at IWAS World Junior Games for first time ever

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    Christel Robichaud of Moncton will compete in the Under 23 discus, shotput and javelin events.

  • NB unemployment rate down in June

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    June’s unemployment rate in our province sat at 9.6 per cent. That’s down from 10.2 per cent.

  • NB Energy Minister says post-storm assessment will be done

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    Some New Brunswickers will be without power and any communication to the outside world until next week.

  • Main Street closed today as cars classic cars invade Downtown

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    Participants in the 14th annual Atlantic Nationals will put their vehicles on display on Main Street today.

  • Baby Taylor case to resume in September

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    Thirty-one-year-old Christine Margaret Wood is facing three charges including attempted murder in connection with the discovery of a newborn baby’s body in snowbank on Taylor Road in Monteagle in April of 2009.

  • Special Olympics NB competing at Canada Summer Games in Vancouver

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    Executive Director for Special Olympics New Brunswick Josh Astle says the athletes range in age from 13 to 64 years old, and have trained in swimming, bowling, softball, soccer and track and field.

  • Sex worker not offended by Local MP’s question

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    During Monday’s prostitution bill hearings, Conservative MP for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe Robert Goguen asked Timea Nagy whether police rescuing her from rape would violate her freedom of expression.

  • Teen charged with uttering threats to kill police

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    Nineteen-year-old David Earl Crawford of Riverview is facing several charges including uttering death threats to police.

  • Tensions grow as NB Power works to get the lights back on

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    Many residents have been forced to throw out their food, and don’t have the funds to replace it.

  • Successful applicants chosen in 2014 moose draw

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    Over 66, 000 applications were received this year, for the 4612 licenses available.

  • Moncton city council approves final phase of Magentic Hill Zoo’s Asian exhibit

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    The final phase of the Magnetic Hill Zoo’s new Asian exhibit is now underway.

    Once completed, the exhibit will house the zoo’s two new Amur tigers as well as other animals from the region including leopards, birds, deer and tortoises.

  • CFIA bans movement of spruce wood from Memramcook area

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    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has banned all movement of spruce logs and firewood from the Memramcook area after a single brown spruce longhorn beetle was recently found.

    The order comes just over a year after the CFIA announced New Brunswick was clear of the bug.

  • Cardy says ‘new’ NDP ready for election

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    We are just two months away from a provincial election in New Brunswick and each of the political parties is gearing up for the battle.

    NDP leader Dominic Cardy says his party is ready and plans to run candidates in every riding.

  • Freedom or freedoom? Spelling off course on Mandela T-shirts worn by Johannesburg cyclists

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    JOHANNESBURG – Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this. Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president’s honour wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word “freedom.” The T-shirt read: “The purpose of freedoom is to create it for

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  • Customers have a meal at a McDonald's restaurant in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. McDonald’s Corp. said Tuesday its restaurants in Japan stopped using chicken from the Shanghai company, Husi Food Co. McDonald’s said Husi provided about 20 percent of the meat of expired chicken used in its chicken nuggets in Japan. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    China suspect meat scandal engulfs Starbucks and Burger King, spreads to McDonald’s in Japan

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    BEIJING, China – A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald’s said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 per cent of the meat for its chicken nuggets. Chinese authorities expanded their investigation of the meat supplier, Shanghai

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  • UK government announces inquiry on death of Russian spy poisoned in 2006

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    LONDON – The British government has announced plans for a public inquiry into the 2006 death of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko. The decision means investigators can look into whether the Russian state played a role in the death of Litvinenko. Home Secretary Theresa May announced the inquiry Tuesday. The decision comes at a time

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  • Preliminary hearing underway for accused in Loretta Saunders murder

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    Loretta Saunders disappeared from Halifax five months ago, on Feb.13. Almost two weeks later, and nearly 300 kilometres away, her body was found on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway near Salisbury, N.B. Loretta’s father, Clayton Saunders, said he didn’t want to be in court yesterday during the preliminary hearing for his daughter’s accused killers,

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  • British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, right, talks with Estonia's Foreign Minister Urmas Paet during an EU foreign ministers council at the European Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of a Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

    Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Airlines crash arrives in Kharkiv

    The Associated Press and Sergei Chuzhavkov And John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press 0

    KHARKIV, Ukraine – A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands. An AP reporter saw the train Tuesday as it pulled into a train station in Kharkhiv, where Ukrainian authorities have set

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  • This photo taken Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and released Monday, July 21, 2014, to mark Prince George's first birthday, shows Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool)

    George turns 1: Big milestone for Britain’s little prince

    Gregory Katz And Matthew Knight, The Associated Press 0

    LONDON – The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. What’s all the fuss about? A little boy who will be king. Prince George turns 1 on Tuesday. While he may be too young to appreciate it, the milestone is causing a nationwide

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  • Suspect in stabbing deaths of Calgary young people to appear in court

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    CALGARY – A man accused in Calgary’s worst mass murder is scheduled to appear in court today after months in custody. Matthew de Grood was arrested in April and charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of five young people at an end-of-school house party near the University of Calgary campus. De Grood, who

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