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Local news for Halifax Regional Municipality, NS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

Paul St. Pierre: The chronicler of a wild, Western life

Prolific writer Paul St. Pierre wrote daily newspaper columns for many years, while also producing novels, short stories and juvenile fiction, as well as scripts for stage and television.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science,

5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Tuesday September 2nd on The Morning News

Big news for organic farming as the federal government has kicked in $8 million to the Dalhousie Agricultural campus to boost research.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

9 hrs ago | CBC News

What's open and closed in Halifax Labour Day 2014

With the Labour Day long weekend upon us, here's a list of what's open and what's not across the Halifax region on Monday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

12 hrs ago | The Newtown Bee

Snapshot: Robbie DuBroff

Occupation: I grew up in San Diego and graduated from Berkeley with a degree in social work, and attended school at the University of Texas and University of Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Texas, Columbia University, Canada

18 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Jason MacCullough murder remains unsolved

Fifteen years after Jason MacCullough was murdered in north-end Dartmouth, major crime investigators in Halifax are still searching for witnesses and suspects.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boston.com

Forecasters warn of heavy surf, rip currents in region

But on land the weather will be nice, with sunny skies and cooler temperatures starting today and lasting through Saturday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Eastham, MA, Westport, MA

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Increasing Rain

High pressure to the east and an cold front to the west, and the Gulf is open for tropical moisture to move our way.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Cristobal, Tornado, Canada

Brandon Sun

Halifax chef Andrew Farrell wins mac and cheese contest using N.S. product

It was Nova Scotia all the way in a macaroni and cheese showdown, with the recipe creator and the cheese he used hailing from the Atlantic province.

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The Chronicle Herald

Cape Breton senior's trial on sex charges set for October 2015

A Cape Breton senior will stand trial in Halifax in the fall of 2015 on historical sex charges involving a girl.

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The Chronicle Herald

Couple charged with Saunders' murder appear in Supreme Court

Victoria Henneberry and Blake Leggette, charged with first-degree murder in the February death of university student Loretta Saunders, made their first appearance in Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Thursday.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK

Sherdog

Flyweights Patrick Holohan, Louis Gaudinot Paired at UFC Fight Night in Halifax

Patrick Holohan will lock horns with Louis Gaudinot when the UFC heads to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Oct. 4. The Las Vegas-based promotion announced the matchup on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

National Hurricane Center

Summary for Hurricane CRISTOBAL

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT... A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR... * BERMUDA FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Canada

The Chronicle Herald

Halifax performance shows revitalized Alice in Chains still has the chops

Alice in Chains lead singer, William DuVall, on stage with the band Wednesday night at the Metro Centre in Halifax.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alice in Chains, Canada, Nirvana, Grunge

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Deseret News

This week in history: George Washington retreats from Long Island

This undated handout photo shows a 1792 oil painting by John R.Trumbull. The painting depicting President George Washington before the Battle of Trenton.

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Related Topix: Canada

Hills News

Have your say on NorthConnex environmental impact statement

Fuming: Residents oppose the Northconnex stack being placed on the M2 off ramp. They believe the southern stack should be relocated at the most efficient point as identified by the engineers, which is above the southern exit point of the NorthConnex tunnel.

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Live Design Online

Clay Paky And grandMA2 Travel With Journey And The Steve Miller Band's Summer Tour

Journey and the Steve Miller Band are in the midst of their 2014 summer tour, and Clay Paky Sharpys and grandMA2 consoles are along for the ride that will take them to 30 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

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Related Topix: The Steve Miller Band, Pop/Rock, Canada

New Tecumseth Free Press

Murder suspect from Halifax arrested in Alliston

A 31-year-old man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant related to a 10-year-old murder case in Halifax was arrested overnight at a residence located on Hwy 89 near the Nottawasaga Inn.

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The Chronicle Herald

Shilo Beals arrested in 2004 shooting death of Kevin Bowser

Shilo Marcino Beals of Cherry Brook was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the 2004 shooting death of Kevin James Bowser.

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Lowell Sun

For Billerica-based special-ed collaborative, mission accomplished

In Chris Scott's Billerica office hangs the damning 100-page report penned by state Auditor Suzanne Bump detailing the rampant cronyism that had consumed the Merrimack Education Center and allegedly siphoned away $11.5 million from the Merrimack Special Education Collaborative three years ago.

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Related Topix: Billerica, MA, Canada, Tyngsboro, MA, Dracut, MA, Chelmsford, MA, Lowell, MA

The Brattleboro Reformer

'Hotel Hell' raised in Dover

An inn with a restaurant and dog kennel was given a second chance, but not before it all went to hell.

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Related Topix: Hotel Hell, Entertainment, Television, Life, Food, Dining, Gordon Ramsay, Chefs, Canada

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