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16 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

New prosecutors appointed in Yarmouth, Halifax

Hughes graduated from law school in 2004. He was a prosecutor with Halifax Regional Municipality before joining Walker Dunlop in Halifax, where he practised criminal, civil and family law.

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Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

4 hrs ago | CBC News

Cole Harbour boy, 17, faces child pornography charges

A 17-year-old boy from Cole Harbour, N.S., faces child pornography charges after police received a complaint the teen was distributing images to other students.

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7 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Improve monitoring, say Taavel supporters on 2nd anniversary of his death

Photos of Raymond Taavel are taped to the front windows of the Menz Bar on Gottingen St. in April 2012, during a vigil held at the location where the Halifax man was murdered in the early hours on Tuesday morning.

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12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Return of the reprobates

So it is for Trailer Park Boys 3: Don't Legalize It, the third feature film spawned by the Canadian cult TV series examining the underside of life from the perspective of the sketchy denizens of the Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, N.S. This third feature film from Nova Scotia's Trailer Park Boys demonstrates you can have too much of a good ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy, Trailer Park Boys, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Canada, Robb Wells, Drugs, Marijuana

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Taxation simplified for airport authority

The provincial government has made changes to the Halifax Regional Municipality charter, simplifying the way the municipality taxes the Halifax International Airport Authority.

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The Atlantic

The Great Sea Urchin Crisis

Invasive species and sushi lovers threaten to wipe the little creatures from the Nova Scotian coast.

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The Chronicle Herald

Campaign urges people to report illegal dump sites

Garbage flows down a ditch toward a brook on Club Road in Harrietsfield that has become a messy illegal dump site.

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The Chronicle Herald

App could slash wait times for knee, hip replacements

An orthopedic surgeon and his tech-savvy team think your smartphone could slash wait times for knee and hip replacements, two surgeries patients can wait painfully long years to receive.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hip Replacement, Health, Canada

Hills News

Easter Show makes West Pennant Hills mum a champion

Down-to-earth champion: Heidi Cheney has just completed her five-year maximum tenure on the Royal Agriculture Society Youth Group.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

The Winnipeg Free Press

Ottawa lowballs lab payment

Winnipeg missed out on $1.5 million last year after Ottawa balked at a city bill for providing fire protection, policing and other services to the National Microbiology Laboratory.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Arts, skateboard parks needed for province's future

This year's Growing a Creative Economy Conference is at Sydney's Joan Harriss Cruise Pavillion, a place that features the area's best-known piece of public art, the big fiddle.

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The Chronicle Herald

Lower Sackville daycare owner had money issues - court papers

The owner of a Lower Sackville daycare that closed over the weekend lost her Windsor Junction home at auction in a sheriff's sale in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Chronicle Herald

Inspiration plus dedication for 1,000 students gathered in Dartmouth

Spencer West, seen at the Halifax Metro Centre in November 2013. He delivered an inspirational speech to about 1,000 students Tuesday at Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth.

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The Chronicle Herald

Renovations put Khyber on the move

Daniel Joyce, right, artistic director, and Colby Gaudet, public relations director of the Khyber Centre for the Arts, sit inside the 125-year-old building.

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The Chronicle Herald

Missing trial witness could be outside N.S. - police

Police haven't been in contact with Bethany Calnen, 20, but do not think the Hammonds Plains resident had been harmed, Halifax Regional Police spokeswoman Const.

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The Chronicle Herald

Give peace, savings a chance

Mabel Toney of Halifax signs a petition against military spending for Sarah Morgan and Sandy Greenberg, members of the Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace at the Halifax Library on Monday.

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Amherst Daily News

Dozens of families left scrambling after sudden closure of daycare in Lower Sackville

The province says it's trying to help dozens of famillies find placements for almost 50 children who are now without a daycare after the owners of the Cobequid Childrens Centre in Lower Sackville abruptly closed their doors.

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Employment News

Business Analyst Job

Job Description: Job Title: Business Analyst Job ID: 278164 Location: CAN-NS-Halifax Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Day to Day Work Unisys Canada is growing in the Atlantic region.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

ENTREVESTOR: Club helps kids become tech savvy

While countries such as China, Estonia and Britain teach computer programming to the very young, most Canadian students do not learn how to write code until the final years of high school.

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The Chronicle Herald

Study: Head offices help Halifax

Fred Morley, right, chief economist with the Greater Halifax Partnership shakes hands with Justice Minister Peter MacKay before a roundtable meeting in Halifax in January 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Peter Mackay, North America, World News

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