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  • August 8th is deadline for free well water testing for flood victims

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    The Department of Environment and Local Government has been testing the water quality of private wells.

  • New siren system for Codiac RCMP

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    RCMP Constable Damien Theriault says they are installing a new Rumbler Intersection Clearing System that emits low frequency tones, with the ability to feel sound waves at distances of over 50 metres.

  • Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

    Chris Hadfield to visit Saint John

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    He will be in Saint John on November 18th to help promote his book, “An Astronauts Guide to Life on Earth”.

  • Investigation continues into Millville fire

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    The RCMP have not ruled out foul play.

  • Special one day legislature session today for NB politicians

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    Members will vote on amendments that allow people who once worked at the pulp mill to start receiving increased pension payouts.

  • Province gives Twin Rivers Paper Co. access to additional Crown wood

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    The New Brunswick government is giving Twin Rivers Paper Co. access to an additional 200,000 cubic metres of wood from Crown lands.

    The additional wood is part of a 10-year forestry plan announced in March that will allow forestry companies to harvest an additional 660,000 cubic metres of softwood a year…a hike of 20 per cent.

  • Program launched to help New Brunswickers pay for rare disease drugs

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    A provincial program has been launched to help people pay for drugs for rare diseases.

    The plan will cover the costs of five drugs for rare diseases including Hunter syndrome and Pompe disease.

  • Nursing home union reaches tentative deal

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    The union representing 4,100 nursing home workers in New Brunswick has reached a tentative agreement with the New Brunswick Nursing Homes Association.

    The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions had been in negotiations with their employer for the past 21 months.

  • Crossroads for Women receives provincial funding

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    A financial boost has been provided to an organization helping women in Greater Moncton break the cycle of domestic violence.

    Crossroads for Women has received $85,000 from the provincial government to finance the organization’s Second Stage Housing Program for women who are victims of domestic abuse.

  • RCMP not ruling out foul play in Millville fire

    Jason Chevrier 0


    RCMP say they’re not ruling out foul play in the blaze that destroyed the fire hall and the village council chambers of a small community in northwestern New Brunswick.

    Volunteer firefighters from several nearby departments responded to the blaze at the Millville Hall at about 3:30 this morning.

  • Federal Science and Technology minister Ed Holder gets a tour of the Universite de Moncton physics lab.  Almost 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government was announced today.  0729/14

    U de M researchers receive federal funding

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    The Universite de Moncton has received close to 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government.

  • Officials consider spending thousands to attract ‘The Bachelor’ to their New Mexico city

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    SANTA FE, N.M. – The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is trying to land the “The Bachelor,” and it may shell out some money for the mission. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/GRqNAi) councillors are expected Wednesday to consider a request to spend between $50,000 and $100,000 from Tourism Santa Fe’s reserve budget in an

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  • Chinese state media report heavy casualties in attack in northwestern Xinjiang region

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    BEIJING, China – A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China’s volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday. Many other people were injured in the violence Monday in Shache county near the city

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  • Lady Gaga says recording jazz music was easier than pop; singer readies jazz CD with Bennett

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Lady Gaga is a bona fide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called “Cheek to Cheek,” to be released Sept. 23. “You know, it’s funny, but jazz comes a little

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  • Kerry: ‘No shred of evidence’ that Russia is urging Ukraine separatists to quell violence

    Lara Jakes, The Associated Press 0


    WASHINGTON – The United States says there’s been “no shred of evidence” that Russia is willing to help end the violence and bloodshed between the Ukraine separatists backed by Moscow and the government in Kyiv. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a new warning Tuesday that the U.S. and European Union are prepared to slap

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  • University of New Brunswick loses bid to have hockey discrimination case tossed

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    FREDERICTON – A discrimination complaint over a decision by the University of New Brunswick to eliminate varsity women’s hockey will proceed. The province’s Labour and Employment Board has ruled against the school’s effort to have the complaint thrown out. Sylvia Bryson has been fighting to have the women’s hockey team reinstated as a varsity squad

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  • August 8th is deadline for free well water testing for flood victims

    Tara Clow 0


    The Department of Environment and Local Government has been testing the water quality of private wells.

  • Ethan Hawke, Michael Winterbottom add projects to Toronto film festival

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    TORONTO – A documentary by Oscar-nominated actor Ethan Hawke and features from Michael Winterbottom and Kevin Smith are among the new titles added to this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Festival organizers say that Hawke’s “Seymour: An Introduction,” about pianist Seymour Bernstein, will screen at the festival that runs Sept. 4 to 14. Hawke will

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  • Soldiers in Newfoundland rescue woman in overturned truck before it explodes

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    GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L. – A group of current and former military members who were on vacation were able to put their rescue training to use as they pulled a bleeding woman from a burning truck in central Newfoundland. Ryan Folkes and five other friends were driving between Grand Falls-Windsor and Badger on their way to

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  • New siren system for Codiac RCMP

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    RCMP Constable Damien Theriault says they are installing a new Rumbler Intersection Clearing System that emits low frequency tones, with the ability to feel sound waves at distances of over 50 metres.