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19 min ago | Bangor Daily News

You went where with a baby?

Last week, I did something that just a few months ago I thought was impossible. We took our 7-month-old daughter on an international vacation - just the three of us, no in-laws or relatives to help.

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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Loretta Saunders murder case: Trial decision expected today

The body of Loretta Saunders, 26, was found on the median of Route 2 on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Salisbury, N.B., on Feb. 26. She had been last seen Feb. 13. The couple accused of first-degree murder in the death or Loretta Saunders is back in court today, where a judge will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to proceed to trial.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

WAM Picks: George Street Festival, Tiddly and Deepak Chopra

Shanneygannock, also featuring Tarahan, Derina Harvey Band, Eastern Passage, Mark Hiscock & Patrick Moran, Connemara and more.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Ships from U.S., Germany, Turkey arrive in Halifax for training exercises with HMCS Regina

The USS Leyte Gulf , which is home-ported in Norfolk, Va., arrives off Herring Cove on Thursday morning.

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The Chronicle Herald

Porters Lake man, 70, arrested after bomb threats

At around 8 p.m. Wednesday, employees of Buck & Near Dollar Store left the building as a precaution after receiving the threat, Halifax District RCMP said in a news release.

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In-Plant Graphics

CUPMAC Conference Convenes in Halifax

College and university in-plant managers from all across Canada met in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in June for the 47th annual College and University Print Management Association of Canada conference.

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GlobalNews

Friday August 1st on The Morning News

Havana & Halifax Unite! Los Primos is continuing to create great harmony between Nova Scotia & Cuba.

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Nova News Now

Kings County Art Scene July 31

Artist Jean Leung of Grand Pre was displaying her work, including this mixed medium acrylic and watercolour painting of the Grand Pre World Heritage Site entitled 'Spring in Grand Pre' as part of the annual Mud Creek Days Art Festival outside the Wolfville Curling Club.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Canada, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, North America, World News,

Check-in.aero

Halifax Stanfield Airport launches common use self-service bag drop for all passengers

Halifax International Airport Authority has worked closely with its customer airlines, CATSA, IBM and BEUMER Group to upgrade its baggage system and introduce common use self-service bag drop.

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CBC News

The Art of Disability: Dartmouth art festival with a difference

A member of The Social and Recreational Inclusion Society prepares for the Art of Disability by communicating with other club members.

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Truro Daily News

Feds announce funding for improvements to small craft harbours

Central Nova MP Peter MacKay speaks with John Lakenman, left, of the Caribou Harbour Authority, and Mark MacDonald, president of Northumberland Ferries Limited, during a press conference announcing funding for the Caribou wharf and the extension of subsidies for the Caribou-Wood Island's Ferry service until 2016.

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CBC News

Province expands narcotics treatment toolkit

Until July 23, when the new criteria was released to pharmacists, the province would pay for Suboxone only if methadone would conflict with a patient's health conditions or other drug prescriptions.

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The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia Business Inc. guarantees $1.5m loan to Enfield's Ledwidge Lumber

Cassie Turple, left, of Ledwidge Lumber and Don Cameron, regional forester for the Department of Natural Resources, look at a working display of forestry equipment at a forestry exhbition near Goffs in 2008.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Most Nova Scotians don't appear to want fracking here

A convincing consensus of opinion opposed to fracking has now been expressed to the expert panel reviewing the industry's potential in Nova Scotia.

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Sys-Con Media

Ressources Appalaches: Nomination of New Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Campbell is a Certified Management Accountant from Dartmouth, NS and is already working with the company as the controller since May 2013.

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CFRA

Halifax lawyer sentenced to three years in jail for sexual assault

Lyle Howe, lawyer for former Nova Scotia legislature member Trevor Zinck, talks with reporters at provincial court in Dartmouth on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.

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Nova News Now

Redeemed lotto tickets lead RCMP to arrest of two suspects in alleged Tusket Ultramar break-in

When a Yarmouth County gas station was broken into the morning that the storm Arthur blew through the area, the business's owner said it just wasn't right.

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Cape Breton Post

Buskers take Halifax to the circus: 2014 festival includes midway, contortionists, bubbles

The annual Halifax International Busker Festival will bring the usual magicians, dancers, contortionists and fire-eaters of all kinds to the waterfront this weekend, but for the first time a Ferris wheel and other rides will be lighting up the night.

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GlobalNews

What's it like to pick up a hitchhiking robot? Strange, says one group

When Keith Campbell set out to find hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot , he had no idea what travelling with a talking robot would be like.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada, Weird

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Solid Waste and Recycling

24th Annual National Compost Conference returns in September

Four days of Canadian compost tours, presentations and tradeshows are nearly upon us, as the 24th Annual National Compost Conference returns in September 2014 to beautiful East Coast Canada in Halifax.

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