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  • Local hospital receiving new equipment

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    Georges-Dumont Hospital replacing aging technology with two new pieces of technology.

  • NB Health Minister says advanced care paramedics available in near future

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    New Brunswick is the only province in Canada that doesn’t have paramedics with advanced care training within the pre-hospital health care system.

  • The Morgentaler Abortion Clinic in Fredericton will close in July because it can't afford to remain open.

    Fundraising continues in the hopes of saving private abortion clinic

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    Around $120, 000 has been raised so far by Reproductive Justice NB.

  • Man accused of threatening to kill police returns to court

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    David Earl Crawford is expected to enter a plea during today’s court appearance.

  • 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.

  • UN Security Council agrees on demand for humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza; approval at midnight

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    The U.N. Security Council has agreed on a statement calling for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza fighting between Israel and Hamas and is meeting at midnight to adopt it. Rwanda, the current council president, announced agreement Sunday on a presidential statement which also calls on the parties “to engage in efforts

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  • San Diego comic-book convention threatens legal action against Salt Lake City gathering

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    SALT LAKE CITY – Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names. A lawyer for San Diego Comic-Con has issued a cease-and-desist letter to organizers of Utah’s Salt Lake Comic Con demanding them to drop “Comic Con” from the name. “Attendees, exhibitors and fans seeing use of

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  • Woman claiming she plucked bird on Montreal subway defends herself

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    MONTREAL – A Facebook posting says a woman caught on video in a Montreal subway train apparently plucking and eating a bird was only preparing “country food” for a meal at home. A woman, who identifies herself on Facebook as Christina David and an Inuk, says she’s not “crazy” and wasn’t eating the bird raw,

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  • This image provided by the The Coeur d’ Alene Art Auction showing a Charles M. Russell’s 1924 painting entitled "Trail of the Iron Horse" was among some 30 Russell works that fetched millions of dollars at the annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday July 27, 2014. The painting, which sold for $1.9 million, symbolizes the railroad’s effect on American Indians. It depicts a group of Indians on horseback looking down at railroad tracks with the sun setting on the plains in the background. (AP Photo/Coeur d’ Alene Art Auction)

    Russell painting symbolizing railroad’s effect on American Indians draws $1.9M at auction

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    RENO, Nev. – A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad’s effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million. Other top prices at the annual Coeur d’Alene Art Auction on Saturday

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  • Canada’s trucking sector may face ‘inflection point’ in 2015, say observers

    Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press 0

    MONTREAL – High personal debt levels and rising taxes in Ontario and Quebec are constraining Canadian economic growth needed to support a recovery of the trucking sector, says the chief executive officer of TransForce, the country’s largest trucking company. Alain Bedard also said the industry was hit by plant closures in the manufacturing heartland of

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  • Prison service to test electronic monitoring devices on high-risk inmates

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    OTTAWA – High-risk offenders in Ontario and Quebec are among the inmates slated to take part in a federal prison service pilot project to test the effectiveness of electronic monitoring devices. Research data will be collected for two years, when a decision will be made on further use of the devices, which are worn by

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  • Annaleise Carr is pictured in Ottawa, on Oct.24, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

    Annaleise Carr says decision to end Lake Erie fundraising swim early was tough

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    PORT DOVER, Ont. – A 16-year-old girl who ended a swim across Lake Erie earlier than planned says she intends to finish the swim later this summer. Annaleise Carr ended her effort early Saturday morning at Long Point, Ont., short of Port Dover where she had initially wanted to reach. She says the weather didn’t

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  • Actor Chris Pratt, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before the Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

    ‘Parks and Recreation’ star Chris Pratt enjoys new role as pace car driver, honorary Hoosier

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    INDIANAPOLIS – Chris Pratt has caught passes from Andrew Luck, sampled the spicy shrimp cocktail at St. Elmo’s and driven the pace car at the Brickyard 400. He plays an Indiana resident on TV, and he’s fit right in as an honorary Hoosier at a trifecta of must-see landmarks in Indianapolis. “You can tell, I’ve

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  • This photo provided on Friday, July 25, 2014, by the Burkina Faso Military shows a part of the plane at the crash site, in Mali. French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all onboard is bad weather. At least 116 people were killed in Thursday's disaster, nearly half of whom were French. (AP Photo/Burkina Faso Military)

    Downed Air Algerie jet’s black boxes to be sent to France, embassy official says

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    BAMAKO, Mali – Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials prepared for the process of identifying the remains of the dead. U.N. peacekeepers located the second black box on Saturday amid the

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  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014. The drums of impeachment grew louder this week and, wouldn't you know it, the loudest thumping emanated from inside the White House. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/J. Scott Applewhite

    Obama impeachment talk coming from inside the White House

    Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press 0

    WASHINGTON – The drums of impeachment grew louder this week and, wouldn’t you know it, the loudest thumping emanated from inside the White House. That’s right: members of the Obama administration are talking about the impeachment of President Barack Obama. In fact, they’re not only engaging in such talk. They appear to be encouraging it.

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