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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Organic farmer seeks Green nomination in Kent North

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    An organic farm manager from Rogersville says she’ll seek the Green Party nomination in the riding of Kent North for the upcoming provincial election.

    Rebeka Frazer-Chiasson says the Green Party’s presence in the legislature has never been more important for the future of the province and she wants to offer voters a viable alternative on the September 22 ballot.

  • FIFA Women’s soccer arrives in Hub City in just over a week

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    The Box Office will be open from 11 until 7 each day with extended hours on match days.

  • Millville Village Hall and Fire station destroyed

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    Reports from the Fire Chief in Woodstock say that everything is gone including the fire hall, all of its equipment and the Village Council Chambers.

  • Sandpiper Festival held in Dorchester

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    The tiny birds make a stop to eat in the area on their route from the Arctic to South America.

  • Moncton East MLA Chris Collins

    More hopes of saving the old Moncton High building

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    MLA for Moncton East Chris Collins says the building should be considered an asset, not a liability.

  • TSX to advance amid mixed earnings; traders look to housing, consumer data

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    TORONTO – The Toronto stock market looked set for a higher open Tuesday as traders digest earnings news and await U.S. data on home prices and consumer confidence. The Canadian dollar was down 0.09 of a cent to 92.5 cents US. U.S. futures were mixed with the Dow Jones industrial futures up 32 points to

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  • Reynolds American 2nd-quarter profit rises 6.7 per cent

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    WINSTON SALEM, N.C. – Reynolds American Inc. says that its profit rose by 6.7 per cent in its second quarter, topping analysts’ expectations. The Winston Salem, North Carolina-based company said earnings increased to $492 million, or 92 cents per share, from $461 million, or 84 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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  • Canadian spy agency says Chinese hacked into NRC computers, network shut down

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    OTTAWA – The federal government says Chinese hackers have infiltrated the computer systems at the National Research Council. Officials say there is no evidence that other government computer systems or data have been compromised. But the Treasury Board says the NRC’s computers have been isolated from the rest of the government’s systems as a precaution.

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  • American prosecutor for the EU Special Investigative Task Force Clint Williamson holds up ten fingers as he refers to the number of possible victims during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Williamson says there are "compelling indications" that up to 10 captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. The EU probe followed a 2011 Council of Europe report alleging that the rebel Kosovo Liberation Army ran detention camps on Albania's border during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia. It alleged that civilian captives were killed there and their organs sold as part of an illegal trade linked to senior KLA commanders. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    EU prosecutor: “compelling indications” that up to 10 killed in organ harvesting in Kosovo War

    Raf Casert, The Associated Press 0


    BRUSSELS – A special European Union prosecutor says there are “compelling indications” that up to ten captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. However, American prosecutor Clint Williamson said Tuesday that the level of evidence is not yet sufficient to prosecute the alleged crimes. The EU

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  • Vatican sets dates for pope’s second Asia trip: Jan. 12-19 in Sri Lanka, Philippines

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    VATICAN CITY – The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis’ second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. Francis had already announced his intention to visit Sri Lanka and meet with victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed some 6,300 people, left another 1,060 missing and devastated

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  • Drugmaker Pfizer’s 2nd quarter profit sinks 79 per cent but still beats analyst expectations

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Pfizer’s second-quarter earnings plunged 79 per cent from last year, when the world’s second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion, but results in the most recent quarter still edged analyst expectations. The New York company said Tuesday it earned $2.91 billion, or 45 cents per share,

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  • In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Merck scientist Pascale Nantermet conducts research to discover new HIV drugs in West Point, Pa. Merck reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Merck second-quarter profit more than doubles, tops forecast

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    WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – Merck & Co. (MRK) on Tuesday reported earnings that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts’ expectations. The Whitehouse Station, New Jersey-based company said net income increased to $2 billion, or 68 cents per share, from $906 million, or 30 cents per share, in the same quarter a

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  • Self-proclamed Donetsk People's Republic policemen watch refugees fleeing Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine on Monday, July 28, 2014. An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane for a second day running Monday as clashes raged in a town on the road to the area.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    Center of main rebel city in eastern Ukraine hit by shells, at least 1 dead

    Mstyslav Chernov, The Associated Press 0


    DONETSK, Ukraine – At least one person has been killed after three shells hit an apartment block in the centre of the main separatist rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. An Associated Press reporter on the scene saw gaping holes in the side of apartment block after it was fired on. Around 50 people

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  • The Rick Howe Show – 12 PM

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    Tuesday July 29, 2014

  • The Rick Howe Show – 11 AM

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    Tuesday July 29, 2014