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  1. Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide lobster bizRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could amount to a lump of coal for the U.S. at Christmastime. The Christmas season is typically a busy time of year for American seafood exporters, as the type of lobster that is native to North America is popular in some European countries around the holiday.

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  2. PHOTOS: Sampling the food delights of Portland, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Kelley Dowe prepares blueberry stickie rice at Stickie Sweet, a restaurant she owns with her sister Ashley, in Portland, Me. Kelley Dowe prepares blueberry stickie rice at Stickie Sweet, a restaurant she owns with her sister Ashley, in Portland, Me.

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  3. Icelandic shipping firm Eimskip increasing service through HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    The Selfoss ship will be making calls to the Port of Halifax starting Thursday. Ship owner Eimskip is an Icelandic based shipping company with headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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  4. U.S. customs issue puts Yarmouth ferry service at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Kayakers can be seen in the water on the first day of the Cat Ferry's sailing season this year on May 31. There are rough waters ahead for the ferry service between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine, with the issue of customs services on the U.S. side threatening its future. The discussion of the need for upgraded facilities at the Ocean Gateway terminal in Portland has been ongoing since 2014.

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  5. Trick-or-treating delayed amid cleanup after Northeast stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Hundreds of out-of-state reinforcements bolstered utility crews struggling to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, a day after a powerful storm blew down trees and postponed Halloween activities in many communities. The storm, packing gusts that topped 80 mph , left nearly 1.5 million homes and business across the region in the dark at the peak on Monday.

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  6. Northeast storm downs power lines, delays trick or treatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Bolstered by out-of-state reinforcements, utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, a day after gusts topping 80 mph caused widespread power outages and forced many communities to postpone Halloween festivities. The storm left nearly 1.5 million homes and business across the region in the dark at the peak Monday.

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  7. Passenger numbers up despite engine troubles for Nova Scotia to Maine ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    The operator of the high-speed ferry service that links Yarmouth, N.S., with Portland, Maine says it carried more than 41,000 passengers this year despite engine trouble that reduced the number of crossings during its second season in operation. Bay Ferries says it carried 41,623 passengers in 2017, an increase over it's initial season in 2016, when the "Cat" carried 35,551 passengers The company says the lower number was the result of the failure of the vessel's starboard outer main engine, which occurred on June 28. "Our sales trajectory to the end of June gave us cause for optimism that 2017 passenger numbers would be much higher," Bay Ferries CEO Mark MacDonald said in a statement.

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  8. Turning Points: The rise and fall of Maritime Rights in the 1920sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Editor's Note: This is the third in a series highlighting crossroads in Nova Scotia's changing relationship in Canadian Confederation. Read Part 1 , Part 2 & Part 3 .

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  9. Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port's cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of Gotham in DC Comics' "Batman: White Knight."

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  10. Bay Ferries modifies schedule following engine failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    A spokesperson for Bay Ferries says engine manufacturer MTU "responded immediately and has been working diligently" with the company to assess a problem with one of the four main engines of the Cat ferry, and to identify options to get the engine back into working order. "On June 28, Bay Ferries crew identified a failure in the Cat's starboard outer main engine," said Rhonda Latter, manager, human resources and corporate services.

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  11. Elite Airways misses on liftoff dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Ashley Gallant, spokeswoman for the Halifax-Stanfield International Airport, confirmed the airport was supposed to have an arrival ceremony for the first flight on Friday afternoon has been cancelled and moved to July 13. Gallant could not confirm how many passengers this will effect but did say it was a "regulatory issue" that forced the postponement. In May, Elite Airways announced it would have three weekly 80-minute flights from Halifax to Portland, Maine starting at the end of June.

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  12. A Trump-like Caesar assassinated on NYC stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    He looks like Donald Trump, with his fluffy hair, dark suit and tie hanging below the belt. He moves like Trump.

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  13. Gateway to Nova Scotia, worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Peter MacDonald is the very first Nova Scotian that foreign travellers see as they step off the plane at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. As a Tartan Team volunteer, his job is to greet travellers arriving and departing from Stanfield and direct them to wherever they may need to go, be it to customs officers, washrooms, somewhere to eat, or sometimes just to talk.

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  14. Stanfield airport getting new U.S. airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Elite Airways will begin round-trip flight on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays between Portland, Maine and Halifax, starting on June 30. U.S.-based Elite Airways dipped its toe into the Atlantic Canadian market Wednesday, announcing it will have three weekly flights from Halifax to Portland, Maine starting at the end of June. The Bombardier-built CRJ-200 jets Elite Airways is going to use initially only carry 50 passengers, excluding the flight crew.

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  15. A look at some of the major issues in Nova Scotia's election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Balanced Books: The Liberals will portray themselves as good fiscal managers, having balanced the books in the last two years of their mandate and at a time when some governments in Atlantic Canada are running massive deficits. The Progressive Conservatives will counter that the government has done little to grow the economy by way of tax cuts for businesses.

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  16. Winter lingered in northern New England, and so will the mudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    Mud season is an annual mucky rite of passage in the lives of northern New Englanders. This year, it's gloppier than usual in places, and hanging around longer.

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