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1 hr ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Extension on Boat Harbour permit; First Nations band opposes dumping

Northern Pulp will be granted a nine-month extension on its Boat Harbour permit so the government can continue to review information critical to deciding if it will receive a longer renewal, said the province's environment minister.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Rain and flurries in Saturday's forecast

Environment Canada is reporting a mix of flurries, rain and clouds for Cape Breton today.

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The Chronicle Herald

Muscular dystrophy fundraiser hits home for Scotsburn firefighter

With a grand nephew who has a rare form of muscular dystrophy, Scotsburn firefighter Robert Littler had a personal interest in the annual Easter collection to fight the neuromuscular disorder.

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Nova News Now

Kentville man charged in connection to bunny thefts fined

A Kentville man charged in relation to the theft of baby bunny rabbits from Hennigar's Farm Market in Greenwich last summer has been fined.

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Evening News

Morse code to ring out in Caister as part of radio celebrations

Caister is set to echo to the sounds of Morse code again when a group of radio hams take up their microphones to mark a special celebration.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney families sharing with brothels

The Pink Lady, Pretty Baby and Suite 221 massage parlours mirror 33 other illegal brothels dotted across North Sydney - with one major difference.

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CBC News

Teen in Rehtaeh Parsons child porn case accused of threatening father

One of two teens charged in the Rehtaeh Parsons child pornography case is now accused of threatening to kill the girl's father, Glen Canning.

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CBC News

Grass fire concerns prompt warnings from fire chiefs

Firefighters in the Sydney area are already getting calls about grass fires as temperatures warm up and the snow melts.

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The Chronicle Herald

Woman takes dim view of Efficiency N.S. light bulbs

A Lake Echo woman has pulled the plug on compact fluorescent light bulbs in her home after discovering the low-energy bulbs promoted by the province aren't easily recycled in her area.

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

The Chronicle Herald

Would-be rescuers tussle over future of C.B. church

As confusing as it seems, two groups are competing for the future of St. Alphonsus Church in Victoria Mines, including one that would like to see it reopen as a place of worship.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Ladies encouraged to 'Live It Up'

Grab your dancing shoes because the popular fundraiser "Ladies Live It Up" is back for another year hosted by the Haley Street Adult Services Centre Society.

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The Chronicle Herald

Letter carriers ponder life off route

Canada post letter carrier, Greg Baller, is seen leaving a Crown Drive home while working his route in Halifax earlier this month.

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CNN

Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Related Topix: Canada, Rutgers University, Lakeland, FL

CBC News

N.B. floods prompt rescue after car swept away in current

Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., that river watchers are keeping an eye on have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Flood,

The Chronicle Herald

Price of gas jumps almost 5 cents per litre

Residents filling up their tanks this morning in the Halifax area will pay a minimum of $1.433 cents per litre of self-serve, up from $1.387 on Thursday.

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PezCycling News

Readers' Rigs: A Canadian Fleet

A Readers' Rig could be anything from a modern classic to a vintage steely, a lightweight carbon or more - but why not all of the above? Canadian PEZ fan, Jim has 4 bikes that easily qualify as Readers' Rigs so we decided to feature all four - a Trek 5200, a Colnago C50, a 1988 Marinoni Special and a Guru Photon.

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Cape Breton Post

Murder accused in Jessome case back in court in May

Thomas Ted Barrett, 38, and Morgan James MacNeil, 23, both of Glace Bay, are charged in connection with the May 2012 death of 21-year-old Laura Catherine Jessome of Bras d'Or.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Glace Bay woman charged in death of boyfriend

Christina Michelle Croney of Woodward Street is charged with criminal negligence causing death by operating a vehicle in an excessive manner and dangerous driving causing death.

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CBC News

Antigonish County road out of ambulance's reach

Frank Machnik and his son Shaun live at the end of Ferry Road. Frank says he is concerned that Shaun, who has a chronic illness, would be out of reach for clunky ambulances.

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Bangor Daily News

Portland celebrates arrival of Nova Star, restoration of ferry service to Nova Scotia

Dockworkers haul a bowline around a bollard as the Nova Star arrives in Portland for the first time on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Canada, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Yarmouth, ME

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