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  • Liberal leader says he’s not satisfied with government response to Arthur

    Jason Chevrier 1

    New Brunswick Liberal leader Brian Gallant says he’s not satisfied with the way the Alward government responded to the latest storm to hit the province.

    Thousands of New Brunswickers lost power when post-tropical storm Arthur hit the Maritimes on July 5 and many were still without electricity this week.

  • 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

    Canadian Press 0

    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.

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

    Andrew Cromwell 0

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

  • NB Power says it’s open to a review on storm response

    Andrew Cromwell 0

    FREDERICTON, N.B.- NB Power spokesman Brent Staeben says line crews are working as quickly and safely as they can to bring everyone back on line in the province.

  • Thousands still without power nine days after post-tropical storm Arthur

    Andrew Cromwell 0

    FREDERICTON, N.B.- Post tropical storm Arthur blew into New Brunswick nine days ago and at the start of the day more than five thousand NB Power customers were still without electricity.

  • Clean-up from Post-Tropical Storm Arthur expected to take at least a month

    News Staff, Canadian Press 0

    The Director of Emergency Measures Services in Fredericton Wayne Tallon estimates that up to 2000 thousand trees in that region were uprooted or damaged by the storm.

  • Arthur leaves thousands in the dark in New Brunswick

    Andrew Cromwell 0

    FREDERICTON, N.B.- Help is on the way for the tens of thousands of New Brunswickers left without power as a result of post-tropical storm Arthur,the most damaging storm in the history of NB Power.

  • Greater Moncton escapes the wrath of Post-Tropical Storm Arthur

    News Staff 0

    There was heavy rain and high winds, but it was nothing compared to what was being felt in other areas of New Brunswick.

  • Arthur expected to hit New Brunswick on Saturday

    Andrew Cromwell 0

    HALIFAX, N.S.- Hurricane Arthur continues to make its way up the east coast and southern New Brunswick remains in its path.

  • 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

    Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press 0

    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


    • 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

    Jason Chevrier 0

    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


    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.