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1 hr ago | The News

LGBTQ community celebrates, but remains on guard

On July 17 another Pride Flag raising ceremony was held in Nova Scotia. Other towns and cities in the province have similar events to celebrate diversity and the achievements the LGBTQ members of Canadian society have gained during the past years.

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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

James Joseph Martin jailed indefinitely

A man with a 7,500-page criminal record, mostly from outside Nova Scotia, has been locked up indefinitely after a local judge ruled him a dangerous offender.

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The Chronicle Herald

Reflections Cabaret gives glitz new home in Halifax

Mike Schmid, right, and Ross Taylor stand amid the construction in the future site of Reflections Cabaret on Salter Street in Halifax on Tuesday.

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CBC News

In for a bumpy ride: Halifax filling in more potholes this year

An Eastern Passage man says he'll fill potholes like these himself if the city doesn't soon.

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GlobalNews

Wednesday August 20th on The Morning News

At 6:45 Jeff Walsh and Robbie MacDonald - the award winning owners of Nova Physiotherapy will drop by the red table.

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The Chronicle Herald

Man with pellet guns that looked like assault rifles arrested in Halifax

LAURA FRASER and DAN ARSENAULT Staff Reporters Published August 19, 2014 - 10:39am Last Updated August 19, 2014 - 12:01pm A Halifax Regional Police officer is shown on Thomas Raddall Drive Tuesday morning.

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The Chronicle Herald

Polls dismay Israeli envoy

Israel's ambassador says he didn't know recent polling has shown relatively low support for his country among ordinary Canadians.

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Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Robot Successfully Hitchhikes Across Entire Length of Canada, Now On Way Back

HitchBOT Help explains Everything you always wanted to know about hitchBOT, but were afraid to ask .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Lamphier: Pay rates in energy sector continue to soar

Well-paying middle-class jobs may be disappearing in many parts of Canada, but not in energy-fuelled Alberta, where the economy continues to power ahead.

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Inventor Spot

Hitchbot Has Arrived In Victory, Officially Finishing Its Trek Across Canada

This just in, folks: yesterday, three weeks after setting out from Halifax, Nova Scotia; Hitchbot arrived in Victoria, BC - miraculously unscathed, though it certainly did have a few close calls along the way.

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The Chronicle Herald

Artifact Institute discusses old media

A roundtable discussion on residual media and closing reception for Investigation 1: Electronic equipment discarded between 2004 and 2009 by arts and cultural organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 10 p.m. at 6052 Robie St., Halifax.

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Wall Street Journal

HitchBOT Draws Fans with Cross-Canada Journey

The anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 to begin its 6000 kilometer cross country journey outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 27, 2014.

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Cape Breton Post

Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes

Low 14. High 24. Thursday, a mix of sun and cloud. Low 14. High 23. Friday, a mix of sun and cloud.

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The Chronicle Herald

Suspicious fire destroys Timberlea home

An RCMP officer replaces the police tape as a fire truck backs up towards the scene of an early-morning fire on Spruce Brook Lane in Timberlea on Monday.

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CBC News

Suspicious fire in Timberlea closes St. Margarets Bay Road

The road is expected to be closed until around 7:10 a.m. between the Timberlea Village Parkway and Brentwood Avenue - "At this point, the structure is still too hot to do any investigation.

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Truro Daily News

Key deadline nears in class action settlement for former residents of Home for Colored Children

The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children is seen in Dartmouth, N.S. on Tuesday, Jan.8, 2013.

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The Chronicle Herald

EDITORIAL: N.S. jobs dip needs correcting

Statistics Canada's fix of a data error in its job market survey for July perked up the Canadian dollar and had much of the country breathing a sigh of relief on the weekend.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Search for Catie Miller continues

Sara Lowe staples a missing person poster to a power pole in Dartmouth on Sunday afternoon.

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Fife Now

Round on Old Course has a very happy ending

For Sheila Whiting, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, after she had wiped away a tear or two, there was nothing for it but to say "yes".

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Boston Herald

What's the problem here, officer?

A man broke into a pharmacy in Swansboro, N.C., and stole a 100-pound safe full of drugs by tying a rope around it and dragging it out of the building with his car.

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