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  • Codiac RCMP Memorial Golf Tournament being held today

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    It’s a full house for today’s Codiac RCMP Memorial Golf Tournament at Royal Oaks Golf Club.

  • Duffy charges described as “sad affair” by New Brunswick Senator

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    SAINT JOHN, N.B. – While they don’t restore the trust Canadians once had in senators, Pierrette Ringuette hopes the charges facing suspend PEI Senator Mike Duffy will provide the public with the truth.

  • Final abortions today at Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton

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    FREDERICTON, N.B.- The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton will perform its final abortions today.

  • An uprooted tree in King's Square in Saint John as a result of post-tropical Storm Arthur which hit the region July 5, 2014

    New Brunswick businesses tallying Arthur costs

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    HAMPTON, N.B.- As N-B Power crews continue their work to restore electricity to customers affected by post-tropical storm
    Arthur, many businesses across New Brunswick are adding up the costs of the outage.

  • Alward not to push for official review into NB Power’s storm response

    Alison Clements 0

    SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Premier David Alward is not interested in an official review into NB Power’s response to post-tropical storm Arthur right now.

  • New Brunswick gas prices fall for third straight week

    Andrew Cromwell 0

    SAINT JOHN, N.B.- An across the board drop in fuel prices this week.

  • Mother Nature delivers a blow to power crews

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    FREDERICTON, N.B.- A thunder and lightning storm has delivered NB Power crews a setback as they try to restore electricity to customers impacted by post-tropical storm Arthur.

  • Grand Entry at the Assembly of First Nations Tuesday, July 15

    First Nations education set to be big topic at second day of AFN

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    Some heavy-hitting issues will be addressed at the Assembly of First Nations annual general meeting today, including Indian Residential School survivors and First Nations education. Chiefs from across Canada must decide what to do now that they’ve rejected the Conservative government’s bill to reform First Nations education. NDP leader, Tom Mulcair was at the assembly

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  • Most customers now back on line following post-tropical storm Arthur

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    FREDERICTON, N.B.- NB Power has reached one of its key goals regarding power restoration following post-tropical storm Arthur.

  • Grand Manan somber after loss of promising teen

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    GRAND MANAN, N.B. – Grand Manan’s mayor says grief counsellors continue to help the island residents mourn after an automobile accident claimed the life of a recent graduate.

  • FILE - In this July 2, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the International Monetary Fund in Washington. The Federal Reserve is widely expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Fed slows bond buying further but provides no clear signal on timing of first rate hike

    Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press 0

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it’s offering no clearer hint of when it will start raising its benchmark short-term interest rate. The Fed on Wednesday reiterated its plan to keep short-term rates low “for a

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  • RCMP say blaze at municipal building in Millville is suspicious

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    The RCMP say a blaze that destroyed the fire hall, town council chambers and firefighting equipment in a New Brunswick village is suspicious.

  • Amaya shareholders give OK to deal for online poker company the Oldford Group

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    MONTREAL – Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSX:AYA) says its shareholders have approved a financing that’s key to its proposed acquisition of the world’s largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. Amaya said Wednesday it has now obtained all the required shareholder and regulatory approvals and will move to close the deal.

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  • Mysterious crop circle on Bavarian wheat field attracts many visitors

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    BERLIN – Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer’s field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles. The ornate design was discovered by a balloonist last week and news of the find quickly spread online. Farmer Christoph Huttner, who owns the wheat field near Weilheim, couldn’t be reached for comment Wednesday

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  • Supreme Court to rule on admissibility of confessions from Mr. Big police stings

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    OTTAWA – Canada’s Supreme Court will release a decision Thursday on whether evidence collected using a so-called Mr. Big police sting operation is admissible in court. A Mr. Big sting is an investigative technique where undercover officers pretend to recruit a suspect to a fictitious criminal organization in order to obtain a confession about prior

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  • FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections shows Freddie Glenn who is serving a life sentence for the first-degree murder in 1975 of Karen Elisa Grammer, the sister of actor star Kelsey Grammer. Glenn was convicted of killing Karen Elisa Grammer after kidnapping her from a Colorado Springs Red Lobster restaurant where she worked in 1975. He also was convicted of killing two men in separate slayings. A prison spokeswoman said Wednesday, July 30, 2014 that Glenn’s parole request has been denied for now. Kelsey Grammer testified against his release. (AP Photo/Colorado Department of Corrections)

    Man who raped, killed Kelsey Grammer’s sister denied parole in US; actor opposed release

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    DENVER – A man who raped and killed actor Kelsey Grammer’s sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified against his release. A prison spokeswoman said Wednesday that Freddie Glenn’s parole request has been denied for now. Glenn, who is serving a life sentence, was convicted of killing Karen Elisa

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  • Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair listens as former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci (not pictured) delivers his report on the use of lethal force by Toronto Police during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Toronto's police services board has decided against renewing the contract of Blair, who has frequently clashed with Mayor Rob Ford. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

    Board nixes contract renewal for Toronto police Chief Bill Blair

    The Canadian Press and Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press 0

    TORONTO – Toronto’s police services board has decided against renewing the contract of Chief Bill Blair, who has frequently clashed with Mayor Rob Ford. Blair had requested an extension after his current contract expires next April but the board decided against that. The board offered no substantive reason for its decision, saying only it came

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  • Constable Eric Dubois was injured but survived the June 4th shooting rampage in Moncton.

    Injured officer says golf tournament an important step in healing process after police shooting

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    One of the two Codiac R-C-M-P officers injured in the June 4th shootings says today’s Memorial Golf Tournament is an important day for him.

  • US report faults Obama administration’s oversight of health care website rollout, sources say

    Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, The Associated Press 0

    WASHINGTON – Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the HealthCare.gov website last year. The Government Accountability Office — the investigative agency of Congress — will report Thursday on its months-long investigation into the rollout

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  • Nicole Morin is pictured in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

    Police hope social media campaign will help find girl who disappeared in 1985

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    TORONTO – It’s been nearly three decades since eight-year-old Nicole Morin disappeared after leaving her apartment to go swimming with a friend — carrying a beach towel — but police say they haven’t given up hope of finding her alive. Toronto police released a re-enactment video Wednesday of what they believe happened to the girl

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