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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Aidan Cromwell must serve 11 years for murdering Marc Tremblay

Cromwell, 20, was convicted of murdering 25-year-old Tremblay in 2012. That carries an automatic life sentence, so the hearing is to determine how long he must serve before becoming eligible for parole.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Woman barely conscious after violent robbery in Sydney Mines

A Sydney Mines, N.S., man faces charges after a woman was found badly beaten at her Baddeck home earlier this week.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Halifax cabbie charged with sexual assault

At 12:30 a.m. on Aug. 18, a 39-year-old woman and her friend got into a taxi on Lower Water Street and headed to Parkland Drive.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

Man accused of confining, assaulting woman in Eastern Passage

A 25-year-old man was arrested after a woman reported that she had been held against her will and assaulted at a home in Eastern Passage.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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Cape Breton Post

Bandshell fire deemed arson

The bandshell at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Glace Bay was damaged as a result of a fire which broke out at about 3:16 a.m. on Thursday A piece of police caution tape remained on the corner of the bandshell at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Glace Bay, which was damaged as a result of a fire on Thursday.

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Gay.com

Mumbai's New Metro Makes Hooking-up Easier

While Mumbai is covered in extensive suburban, commuter rails, the city of 19 million just opened their first inter-urban rail service this summer.

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CBC News

Work begins for 'big lift' of Macdonald Bridge

Cherubini Metal Works general manager Steven Ross says the company helped build the third lane of the bridge 15 years ago.

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CBC News

Dylan Roach must serve at least 13 years for Clifton Street shooting

Dylan Peter Roach must serve at least 13 years of a life sentence before he's eligible for parole after a fatal shooting in Halifax's north end in 2012.

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CBC News

Attempted murder charge laid against 17-year-old in Kentville

Insp. Kenneth Reade, with the Kentiville Police Service, said police were called to Chester Avenue near Main Street, just after midnight Wednesday where they found a 21-year-old man with a head injury.

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Truro Daily News

Teenager accused of attempted murder after Kentville disturbance

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after an early morning incident yesterday on Chester Avenue.

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CNN

Thundershowers to Hit Nova Scotia on Thursday August 28, 2014

Thundershowers is on its way for Nova Scotia on Thursday August 28, 2014 and it will bring 30+ mm of Rain and it will also bring Local Heavy Rain for Nova Scotia Especially in Halifax Nova Scotia and Rest of Nova Scotia including Sydney Nova Scotia Since the Cold Front will be going through Nova Scotia and it will bring a lot of Rain and it will ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marine News

ESG Replicates Historic Schooner 'Columbia'

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. informs that a steel hull replica of the historic Gloucester Fishing Schooner COLUMBA has been launched at its Panama City, Florida, shipyard with employees, dignitaries and guests in attendance.

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CBC News

Hurricane Cristobal unlikely to cause problems for Atlantic Canada

The Canadian Hurricane Centre in Halifax says Cristobal should remain far offshore as it passes south of Newfoundland Friday and over the Grand Banks.

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CBC News

72 Nova Scotia schools not accessible to wheelchair users

More than 72 Nova Scotia schools are not accessible to students with mobility issues, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development said Wednesday.

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CBC News

How the sex chant video is changing university frosh week

In the video that sparked nationwide debate last year, SMU students in Halifax used the word "young" as an acronym in a chant that included the lines: "Y is for your sister [a ] U is for underage, N is for no consent [a ] Saint Mary's boys we like them young."

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Nova News Now

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The former CEO of the defunct South West Shore Development Authority has entered a guilty plea to a charge involving forged documents and will be sentenced on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The lawyer representing Frank Anderson, 64, entered the plea on his client's behalf in provincial court on Wednesday, Aug. 27, on what was to have been the start of a ... (more)

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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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Truro Daily News

Review into stabbing of accused murderer at Burnside jail shows procedure failure

Thomas Ted Barrett of Glace Bay, charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths Laura Catherine Jessome and Brett Elizabeth MacKinnon, arrives at Nova Scotia provincial court in Halifax on Feb. 2, 2013.

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