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Michelin the cat weighed over 32 pounds when he was dropped off at the Greater Moncton SPCA

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Former fat feline no longer a pudgy puss


Just under a year after he was surrendered to the Greater Moncton S-P-C-A weighing 34 pounds, Michelin the cat is practically a new feline.

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    NEW Former fat feline no longer a pudgy puss

    Just under a year after he was surrendered to the Greater Moncton S-P-C-A weighing 34 pounds, Michelin the cat is practically a new feline.

  • Local 0

    U de M researchers receive federal funding

    The Universite de Moncton has received close to 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government.

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    August 8th is deadline for free well water testing for flood victims

    The Department of Environment and Local Government has been testing the water quality of private wells.

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    NEW Former fat feline no longer a pudgy puss

    Just under a year after he was surrendered to the Greater Moncton S-P-C-A weighing 34 pounds, Michelin the cat is practically a new feline.

  • Entertainment 0

    Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The abrupt cancellation of this summer’s North American arena tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is apparently not being forgiven. The Really Useful Group, the London-based production company of “Superstar” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, said Tuesday that it was taking legal action against music and theatrical producer Michael Cohl for the “unilateral

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    Audra McDonald helps Broadway’s ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’ turn a profit

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Audra McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” said Tuesday that they’ve recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Billie Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen

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    Family credits hungry cat with saving them from burning home in Cape Breton

    NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Brian Young says he gave his cat Berkeley some extra cans of tuna and a hearty scratch on the back after the hungry feline awakened him just before a fire raced through the family home. Young, a former Nova Scotia politician who lives in North Sydney, says the cat woke him

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    Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

    WASHINGTON – This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when

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    Music aside, Aretha Franklin says she’s eager for sugary fried treats during state fair shows

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she’s eager to track down some elephant ears, a fair staple of fried dough sprinkled with powdered

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    Teacher who helped save children’s lives during Sandy Hook massacre has book deal

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal. G.P. Putnam’s Sons announced Tuesday that “Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life’s Darkest Hour” by teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis will be released next spring. The publisher says the book will be a

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    U de M researchers receive federal funding

    The Universite de Moncton has received close to 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government.

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    Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

    BEIRUT – Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 13 pro-government troops. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels detonated explosives Tuesday night in two tunnels, dug under the ancient quarter of the contested city

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    Officials consider spending thousands to attract ‘The Bachelor’ to their New Mexico city

    SANTA FE, N.M. – The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is trying to land the “The Bachelor,” and it may shell out some money for the mission. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/GRqNAi) councillors are expected Wednesday to consider a request to spend between $50,000 and $100,000 from Tourism Santa Fe’s reserve budget in an

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    Family credits hungry cat with saving them from burning home in Cape Breton

    NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Brian Young says he gave his cat Berkeley some extra cans of tuna and a hearty scratch on the back after the hungry feline awakened him just before a fire raced through the family home. Young, a former Nova Scotia politician who lives in North Sydney, says the cat woke him

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    University of New Brunswick loses bid to have hockey discrimination case tossed

    FREDERICTON – A discrimination complaint over a decision by the University of New Brunswick to eliminate varsity women’s hockey will proceed. The province’s Labour and Employment Board has ruled against the school’s effort to have the complaint thrown out. Sylvia Bryson has been fighting to have the women’s hockey team reinstated as a varsity squad

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    Soldiers in Newfoundland rescue woman in overturned truck before it explodes

    GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L. – A group of current and former military members who were on vacation were able to put their rescue training to use as they pulled a bleeding woman from a burning truck in central Newfoundland. Ryan Folkes and five other friends were driving between Grand Falls-Windsor and Badger on their way to

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  • Local 0

    NEW Former fat feline no longer a pudgy puss

    Just under a year after he was surrendered to the Greater Moncton S-P-C-A weighing 34 pounds, Michelin the cat is practically a new feline.

  • Entertainment 0

    Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The abrupt cancellation of this summer’s North American arena tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is apparently not being forgiven. The Really Useful Group, the London-based production company of “Superstar” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, said Tuesday that it was taking legal action against music and theatrical producer Michael Cohl for the “unilateral

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Audra McDonald helps Broadway’s ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’ turn a profit

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Audra McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” said Tuesday that they’ve recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Billie Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • National 0

    Family credits hungry cat with saving them from burning home in Cape Breton

    NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Brian Young says he gave his cat Berkeley some extra cans of tuna and a hearty scratch on the back after the hungry feline awakened him just before a fire raced through the family home. Young, a former Nova Scotia politician who lives in North Sydney, says the cat woke him

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Business 0

    Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

    WASHINGTON – This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when

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    Music aside, Aretha Franklin says she’s eager for sugary fried treats during state fair shows

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she’s eager to track down some elephant ears, a fair staple of fried dough sprinkled with powdered

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Teacher who helped save children’s lives during Sandy Hook massacre has book deal

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal. G.P. Putnam’s Sons announced Tuesday that “Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life’s Darkest Hour” by teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis will be released next spring. The publisher says the book will be a

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Local 0

    U de M researchers receive federal funding

    The Universite de Moncton has received close to 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government.

  • World 0

    Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

    BEIRUT – Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 13 pro-government troops. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels detonated explosives Tuesday night in two tunnels, dug under the ancient quarter of the contested city

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    Officials consider spending thousands to attract ‘The Bachelor’ to their New Mexico city

    SANTA FE, N.M. – The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is trying to land the “The Bachelor,” and it may shell out some money for the mission. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/GRqNAi) councillors are expected Wednesday to consider a request to spend between $50,000 and $100,000 from Tourism Santa Fe’s reserve budget in an

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    Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

    BEIRUT – Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 13 pro-government troops. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels detonated explosives Tuesday night in two tunnels, dug under the ancient quarter of the contested city

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    Chinese state media report heavy casualties in attack in northwestern Xinjiang region

    BEIJING, China – A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China’s volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday. Many other people were injured in the violence Monday in Shache county near the city

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    Kerry: ‘No shred of evidence’ that Russia is urging Ukraine separatists to quell violence

    WASHINGTON – The United States says there’s been “no shred of evidence” that Russia is willing to help end the violence and bloodshed between the Ukraine separatists backed by Moscow and the government in Kyiv. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a new warning Tuesday that the U.S. and European Union are prepared to slap

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  • Local 0

    NEW Former fat feline no longer a pudgy puss

    Just under a year after he was surrendered to the Greater Moncton S-P-C-A weighing 34 pounds, Michelin the cat is practically a new feline.

  • Entertainment 0

    Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The abrupt cancellation of this summer’s North American arena tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is apparently not being forgiven. The Really Useful Group, the London-based production company of “Superstar” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, said Tuesday that it was taking legal action against music and theatrical producer Michael Cohl for the “unilateral

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Audra McDonald helps Broadway’s ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’ turn a profit

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Audra McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” said Tuesday that they’ve recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Billie Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • National 0

    Family credits hungry cat with saving them from burning home in Cape Breton

    NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Brian Young says he gave his cat Berkeley some extra cans of tuna and a hearty scratch on the back after the hungry feline awakened him just before a fire raced through the family home. Young, a former Nova Scotia politician who lives in North Sydney, says the cat woke him

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Business 0

    Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

    WASHINGTON – This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Music aside, Aretha Franklin says she’s eager for sugary fried treats during state fair shows

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she’s eager to track down some elephant ears, a fair staple of fried dough sprinkled with powdered

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Teacher who helped save children’s lives during Sandy Hook massacre has book deal

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal. G.P. Putnam’s Sons announced Tuesday that “Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life’s Darkest Hour” by teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis will be released next spring. The publisher says the book will be a

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Local 0

    U de M researchers receive federal funding

    The Universite de Moncton has received close to 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government.

  • World 0

    Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

    BEIRUT – Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 13 pro-government troops. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels detonated explosives Tuesday night in two tunnels, dug under the ancient quarter of the contested city

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Officials consider spending thousands to attract ‘The Bachelor’ to their New Mexico city

    SANTA FE, N.M. – The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is trying to land the “The Bachelor,” and it may shell out some money for the mission. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/GRqNAi) councillors are expected Wednesday to consider a request to spend between $50,000 and $100,000 from Tourism Santa Fe’s reserve budget in an

    Read the Rest of the Entry

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  • Business 0

    Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

    WASHINGTON – This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when

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    House Republicans set Thursday vote on $659 million bill for border crisis

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America. The bill will cost $659 million through the end of this fiscal year, far smaller than the $3.7 billion

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    US consumer confidence rises to 90.9 in July, strongest reading since October 2007

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years. The Conference Board’s confidence index rose to 90.9 in July from an upwardly revised 86.4 in June. The July reading is the highest since October 2007, two months before the Great Recession officially began. It was the

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  • Local 0

    NEW Former fat feline no longer a pudgy puss

    Just under a year after he was surrendered to the Greater Moncton S-P-C-A weighing 34 pounds, Michelin the cat is practically a new feline.

  • Entertainment 0

    Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The abrupt cancellation of this summer’s North American arena tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is apparently not being forgiven. The Really Useful Group, the London-based production company of “Superstar” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, said Tuesday that it was taking legal action against music and theatrical producer Michael Cohl for the “unilateral

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Audra McDonald helps Broadway’s ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’ turn a profit

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Audra McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” said Tuesday that they’ve recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Billie Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • National 0

    Family credits hungry cat with saving them from burning home in Cape Breton

    NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Brian Young says he gave his cat Berkeley some extra cans of tuna and a hearty scratch on the back after the hungry feline awakened him just before a fire raced through the family home. Young, a former Nova Scotia politician who lives in North Sydney, says the cat woke him

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Business 0

    Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

    WASHINGTON – This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation? How will it do so? And when

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Music aside, Aretha Franklin says she’s eager for sugary fried treats during state fair shows

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she’s eager to track down some elephant ears, a fair staple of fried dough sprinkled with powdered

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Teacher who helped save children’s lives during Sandy Hook massacre has book deal

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal. G.P. Putnam’s Sons announced Tuesday that “Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life’s Darkest Hour” by teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis will be released next spring. The publisher says the book will be a

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Local 0

    U de M researchers receive federal funding

    The Universite de Moncton has received close to 800-thousand dollars in research funding and scholarship grants from the federal government.

  • World 0

    Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

    BEIRUT – Syrian activists say insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar Assad have detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 13 pro-government troops. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels detonated explosives Tuesday night in two tunnels, dug under the ancient quarter of the contested city

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Officials consider spending thousands to attract ‘The Bachelor’ to their New Mexico city

    SANTA FE, N.M. – The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is trying to land the “The Bachelor,” and it may shell out some money for the mission. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/GRqNAi) councillors are expected Wednesday to consider a request to spend between $50,000 and $100,000 from Tourism Santa Fe’s reserve budget in an

    Read the Rest of the Entry

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    NB athlete to compete at IWAS World Junior Games for first time ever

    Christel Robichaud of Moncton will compete in the Under 23 discus, shotput and javelin events.

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    FIFA Women’s World Cup poster unveiled

    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.

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    Canadian Transplant Games get underway in Moncton

    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.

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    Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The abrupt cancellation of this summer’s North American arena tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is apparently not being forgiven. The Really Useful Group, the London-based production company of “Superstar” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, said Tuesday that it was taking legal action against music and theatrical producer Michael Cohl for the “unilateral

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Audra McDonald helps Broadway’s ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’ turn a profit

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Audra McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” said Tuesday that they’ve recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Billie Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Entertainment 0

    Music aside, Aretha Franklin says she’s eager for sugary fried treats during state fair shows

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she’s eager to track down some elephant ears, a fair staple of fried dough sprinkled with powdered

    Read the Rest of the Entry

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