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33 min ago | Truro Daily News

Dodging seagulls, stiff wind, Ralling leaves Viking camp for P.E.I.

Kissing the cod and getting screeched in are two well known traditional introductions to Newfoundland.

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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Retiring senator calls for quick replacement

P.E.I. Senator Catherine Callbeck is urging the federal government to choose someone to replace her as soon as possible after she retires.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBC News

Lobster licence stacking to reduce fishery

A new plan to allow P.E.I. fishermen to hold more than one lobster licence will reduce the number of traps in the water.

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CBC News

Missing 92-year-old found asleep in field

RCMP called in their canine unit along with P.E.I. Ground Search and Rescue to locate the woman who went missing on the Island Wednesday evening.

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The Guardian

Upton Road roundabout opens

Mark Sherren, left, regional engineer, Transportation Minister Robert Vessey and Matthew Fortier, engineering technical officer, look over the new roundabout at the Upton Road in Charlottetown.

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CBC News

The Drowsy Chaperone extended in Georgetown

A production of The Drowsy Chaperone at a theatre in eastern P.E.I. is proving to be so popular the run has been extended to the end of August.

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Journal-Pioneer

Both P.E.I. Herbal Magic stores are closing

Dawn Courtney, centre director in Moncton for Herbal Magic, says the company has been sold, resulting in 11 centres closing across Canada.

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CBC News

3 women swept out to sea near Tracadie, safe now

Three swimmers, all young women, were in the water for about half an hour before they managed to make it on their own to the Blooming Point peninsula, said Bob Morrison, chief of the North Shore Fire Department.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Catch-and-release tuna season underway in P.E.I.

A group from Florida that chartered a boat from Scott Bruce of North Lake caught the first fish, then let it go.

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CBC News

Morgentaler clinic closure clogs system for P.E.I., N.S. women

Henry Morgentaler, seen here in a file photo, was a physician who fought to expand abortion rights in Canada.

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Brandon Sun

Retail sales in Manitoba up in May

Manitoba consumers continue to spend at a healthy pace, with May retail sales up 0.7 per cent from April and 3.4 per cent from a year earlier, Statistics Canada said today.

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The Labradorian

Viking Voyage: Clayton Colbourne is on his home turf

Born and raised in L'Anse aux Meadows, N.L., Clayton Colbourne is now an interpreter for the site with Parks Canada.

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CBC News

Schools lack resources for social promotion: professor

P.E.I. teachers don't have the resources they need to help students who didn't get passing marks in the previous grade, says Prof.

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CBC News

Land purchased to keep lighthouse from falling into sea

The historic Cape Bear Lighthouse in southeastern Prince Edward Island is being saved from toppling into the sea.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Guardian

Fire in abandoned Charlottetown home brings quick response

A small fire in the basement of an abandoned home in Charlottetown drew firefighters and police quickly to the scene.

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Journal-Pioneer

Water is top of mind as Atlantic agrologists meet in Stanley Bridge

In the battle for Prince Edward Island's groundwater, scientists are largely caught in the middle of the proverbial tug-of-war.

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CBC News

Volunteer jailed for stealing from baseball team

A Cornwall, P.E.I. woman will serve 45 days in jail for stealing from the Bluefield High School band program and a little league baseball team.

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The Guardian

P.E.I. RCMP warn against defacing street signs

P.E.I. RCMP tweeted this photo of a shopping cart hanging from a street sign in Stratford, Tuesday, July 22. Prince Edward Island RCMP used their Twitter account this morning to remind the public that altering street signs is against the law.

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Nova News Now

Dramatic rescue unfolds in PEI after woman, dog fall into open well

Members from the Kensington fire department were dispatched at 7:40 a.m.July 19 to rescue a border collie and its owner who were trapped in a 24-foot deep well in Baltic, north of the town of Kensington in PEI An uncovered well set the scene for what could have been a tragic situation over the weekend in Baltic, Prince Edward Island.

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CBC News

Drowning rates down in the Maritimes

The number of people drowning in the Maritimes is falling, but the rates are not the same in all three provinces.

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