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  • Beautiful weather expected for long NB day weekend

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    The Weather Network’s forecast says we can expect sun and cloud, with the chance of some rain on Monday.

  • 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

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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.

  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

  • Organizers: Authorities shut down Beijing Independent Film Festival on opening day

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    BEIJING, China – Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, the organizers said. Festival artistic director Wang Hongwei and executive director Fan Rong , both of Li Xianting

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  • Palestinians chant Islamic slogans while carrying the body of Ibrahim Hamad, an Islamic Jihad militant, during his funeral in Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Hamad was killed in an Israeli strike while riding a motorcycle Thursday night in Rafah, according to Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali)

    Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court

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    GAZA, Palestinian Territories – A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations. Moussa Abu Marzouk wrote on his Facebook page early Saturday that “Hamas has signed

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  • This June 1, 2013 photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections shows Mark David Chapman at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, N.Y. Chapman, who killed John Lennon in 1980, was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday, Aug. 22, 2012. Chapman shot Lennon in December 1980 outside the Manhattan apartment building where the former Beatle lived. He was sentenced in 1981 to 20 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. (AP Photo/New York State Department of Corrections)

    Parole board refuses yet again to release John Lennon’s killer, Mark David Chapman

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday. The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said. Chapman fired five shots on Dec. 8, 1980, outside the

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  • This undated photo provided by the Grand Teton National Park shows Twenty-three-year-old Aleksandr Sagiev, who was expected back at his job in a grocery store at Dornan's resort within the Grand Teton National Park on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. He was last seen at the complex's pizza restaurant the day before. Authorities are searching for the Russian student who failed to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park. (AP Photo/ Grand Teton National Park)

    Missing Russian student found dead in Grand Teton National Park in US

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    MOOSE, Wyo. – A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead. The body of 20-year-old Aleksandr “Sasha” Sagiev was found in the park Friday. The student from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, was reported missing Monday after going for a hike. After a three-day search, Sagiev’s body was discovered below

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  • Maryland ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers; they say it made a good varnish

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    ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Binge drinkers and frat boys aren’t the only ones despairing over Maryland’s new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected. Silver Spring violin maker Howard Needham tells The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1sVB1y0) that nothing works better than Everclear grain alcohol for making the varnishes

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  • Suspicious object spotted on Juneau road turns out to be Star Wars toy taped to stick

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    JUNEAU, Alaska – Call Luke Skywalker for backup. Police in Juneau took a call Tuesday to check out a suspicious device spotted on the side of a road. The Juneau Empire (http://bit.ly/YIVmu4 ) reports the first officer on the scene wasn’t sure what to make of the object. A dispatcher sent out a second officer

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  • Documentary on alleged dismemberment killer pulled from Montreal film festival

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    MONTREAL – A documentary on alleged dismemberment killer Luka Rocco Magnotta has been pulled at the last minute from the Montreal World Film Festival and a French-language TV documentary channel. “Sex, Fame & Murder: The Luka Magnotta Story” was yanked because of a publication ban in force at Magnotta’s trial, which starts Sept. 8 in

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  • NFL, MIA reach confidential settlement over rapper’s use of middle finger during Super Bowl

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper’s flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance with Madonna. Attorney Howard E. King said in a statement Friday that the two had

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  • Chief suspect pleads guilty in Cuban human trafficking group that included Rangers OF Martin

    Curt Anderson, The Associated Press 0


    MIAMI – A man accused of masterminding a human trafficking ring pleaded guilty Friday to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin. Eliezer Lazo, 41, entered the plea Friday in Miami federal court. Lazo is already serving a five-year prison sentence

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  • Tom Hanks says women deserve grass fields at World Cup; actor wants artificial turf cast away

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    TORONTO – Tom Hanks takes his soccer seriously. And when the Women’s World Cup comes to Canada in 2015, he wants the games played on grass fields. The actor is adding his voice to those protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues. On Friday, Hanks tweeted: “Opinion: Women’s World Cup is

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