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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.

  • FIFA Women’s World Cup poster unveiled

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    The official poster for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been unveiled.

    Moncton is one of several Canadian cities hosting matches during the tournament next summer.

  • Canadian Transplant Games get underway in Moncton

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    The event sees organ transplant recipients from across Canada to compete in a variety of sports including tennis, swimming, bowling and more. There are a total of ten sporting events.

  • Top Canadian Track and Field athletes ready to compete in Moncton

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    The 2014 Canadian Track and Field Championships are being held this weekend at Moncton Stadium.

  • Curling club gets boost from council

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    Moncton city council is throwing its support behind a plan to expand the Beausejour Curling Club from five to ten ice sheets.

    Council has donated a portion of city-owned land to give the rink on Lockhart Ave. room to grow.

  • Monster trucks roar into Saint John, Moncton this weekend

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    The engines will roar and the dirt will fly this weekend as the Monster Truck Spectacular rolls into Saint John and Moncton.

    The live show, taking place at Harbour Station on Friday night and the Moncton Coliseum on Saturday, will consist of crushing cars, house trailers and mobile homes, side-by-side racing, freestyle competitions and wheelie contests.

  • (from L-R)  Mike Mercier (Canadian Tire), the Hon. Marie-Claude Blais, the Hon. Sue Stultz, Olympic Gold Medalist Rosie MacLennan, NB Premier David Alward, 
Elio Antunes (CEO, ParticipACTION), Hillcrest School Principal, Peter J. Trainor.

    Moncton school participating in Premier’s Challenge

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    The New Brunswick government has announced the first 20 schools across the province that will be taking part in the Premier’s Challenge to become healthier and more active.

    In Moncton, Hillcrest School will be taking part in the six-week pilot project that will see students participating in one hour of physical activity in school per day.

  • Team Canada skip playing with lots of confidence at world championships in Saint John

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    SAINT JOHN, N.B.- The skip of Canada’s entry at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championships says her team has big expectations as it continues play this week at Harbour Station.

  • First loss for Homan at World Women’s Curling Championships

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    SAINT JOHN, N.B.- It had to come sometime.

  • Canada forwards Christine Sinclair (12) and Melissa Tancredi react after losing 4-3 in extra time women's soccer action against the USA at the Olympic Games in London on Monday August 6, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

    Positive reviews of Hub City in advance of FIFA U-20

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    Delegates from each of the countries were in Moncton yesterday to check out venues and have a first look at the city.

  • US stocks end lower after results from Amazon, Visa disappoint investors

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The stock market is ending lower after Visa and Amazon posted disappointing results. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 123 points, 0.7 per cent, to close at 16,960 Friday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell nine points, or 0.5 per cent, to end at 1,978. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite dropped

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  • A woman dressed as the character Katniss Everdeen from the movie, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," poses in front of Comic-Con Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. Thousands of fans with four-day passes to the sold-out pop-culture spectacular flocked to the event Thursday, many clad in costumes. (AP Photo)

    Comic-Con attendees get first look at ‘Mockingjay’ trailer, ‘Hunger Games’ capitol experience

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    SAN DIEGO – The trailer for the next film in the popular “Hunger Games” series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego, where holographic versions of victors Peeta Meelark and Johanna Reyes offered visitors a silent welcome before the minute-long teaser trailer was shown. The

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  • Sam Raimi, Screen Gems announce production of ‘The Last of Us’ film based on hit video game

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    SAN DIEGO – “The Last of Us” video game is becoming a film. Filmmaker Sam Raimi and the game’s author, Neil Druckmann, announced the planned adaptation Friday at Comic-Con. The 2013 action-adventure horror game follows a young woman, Ellie, as she navigates a post-apocalyptic United States plagued by sickness and zombie-like cannibals. Raimi will produce

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  • Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold to allow for more study: expert

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    HALIFAX – The head of a panel reviewing the potential for hydraulic fracturing in Nova Scotia says the province should not allow the industry to proceed until a broader public discussion is held and more research is completed. David Wheeler, president of Cape Breton University, says the province needs more time to get up to

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  • Preliminary hearing in Loretta Saunders death adjourns until ruling next Friday

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    HALIFAX – A preliminary hearing for two people accused in the slaying of Loretta Saunders has been adjourned until next Friday, when a judge will rule whether the case should proceed to trial. The Crown and lawyers for the accused presented their final arguments today in provincial court in Halifax. Police have charged 26-year-old Blake

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  • Omar Khadr’s lawyers in U.S. threatened over release of court documents

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    TORONTO – A U.S. military commission court is threatening to strip the security clearance from Omar Khadr’s Pentagon-appointed lawyers as part of what they call an unconstitutional attempt to keep the public in the dark about the Canadian’s fight for exoneration. At issue, according to submissions made Friday, is a demand by a senior court

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    July 24: Changing gender on birth certificate, preventing hot-car child deaths, realizing your age

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    • 11-year-old among the first in Canada to have the gender on her birth certificate changed without undergoing gender-changing surgery first
    • U.S. public awareness campaign aims to prevent children from being left in a hot car
    • You may remember the moment when it happened to you? When you realized you weren’t as young as you used to be?
  • Three people rescued by Coast Guard

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    Three people have been rescued from the waters off Caissie Cape.

    The Canadian Coast Guard Inshore team rescued the trio late yesterday afternoon.

  • George Zimmerman files notice he’ll appeal dismissal of defamation suit against NBC

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    ORLANDO, Fla. – George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters. The appeal notice was filed Tuesday with the Seminole County Clerk of Courts. Judge Debra Nelson on June 30 dismissed Zimmerman’s lawsuit, saying the former neighbourhood watch leader failed to show the

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  • New movies: ‘Lucy’ & ‘Hercules’ hit theatres this weekend

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    Scarlett Johansson unleashes her brain power in Lucy, while Dwayne Johnson displays his brawn in Hercules. Film critic Leslie James takes a look at what’s new in theatres this weekend.