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  1. Fairfield's Sacred Heart Names Distinguished Professor Of Catholic ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Stamford Daily Voice

    Michael W. Higgins has been named Distinguished Professor of Catholic Thought at Sacred Heart University. He previously served as vice president for Mission and Catholic Identity and professor of Religious Studies at the University.

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  2. Gold miner Agnico Eagle warns against carbon tax in NunavutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | CBC News

    Gold miners work in the open pit mine at Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank site near Baker Lake, Nunavut, in 2011. Agnico Eagle is warning the Government of Nunavut that a carbon tax would not only hurt the company's viability, but could also deter future mining investment in Nunavut.

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  3. Province pays $1.1M for travel writers to promote tourism over 4 yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | CBC News

    The Department of Tourism, Heritage, and Culture spent more than $1 million between 2011 and 2015 to bring in media to the province to promote it. The Department of Tourism picked up a tab of more than $1 million over a four-year span for travel bloggers, writers and journalists to visit the province and promote it in their writing.

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  4. Alfred R. Light Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | 24-7 Press Release

    Alfred Light is a celebrated Marquis Who's Who biographee. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value.

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  5. Veteran Surfside cop, former Police Chief Terrill Williamson dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Miami Herald

    Terrill Williamson, 80, of Miami Gardens, died February 1, 2017. He was a U.S. Army veteran who worked in the Surside Police Dept.

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  6. Inspiring Javi Perez throws out first pitch at St. Thomas UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Miami Herald

    Former St. Thomas University Assistant Baseball Coach and current South Dade High School Principal Javier "Javi" Perez threw out the first pitch as STU opened the 2017 baseball season in Miami Gardens. Perez lost both legs during a near-fatal accident in April.

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  7. Fredericton students upset over university campuses remaining open during snow stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | GlobalNews

    Students at the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University in Fredericton have expressed safety concerns following the universities' decisions to remain open Thursday during a snow storm. A tweet from fourth year St. Thomas student Paige Kynock sparked debate over whether classes and midterms should have been cancelled.

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  8. Phillips draws inspiration from difficult seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Chronicle Herald

    In a season that saw the Mount Allison Mounties women's hockey team finish last in AUS standings with a 4-19-1 record, the Newport Corner native's brashness represents exactly the fervour first-year head coach Warren Mason is trying to drum up in Sackville, N.B. Lost in this week's AUS playoff festivities are the Mounties - the lone team not to qualify for the post-season in the women's division, recording its worst win total in seven years despite graduating eight seniors from the lineup at season's end. Phillips represents the glass being half-full, however: young, determined and enthusiastic but, perhaps most important, without a sense of entitlement.

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  9. For crying out loud: Students upset by UNB response to storm concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CBC News

    The University of New Brunswick upset several people Thursday when it tweeted the image of a crying child in response to a student's comment on Twitter that the school should have been closed during a snow storm that day. The image was sent in response to Paige Kynock's comment that it was a "sad moment" when the New Brunswick Community College located on essentially the same campus closed, but UNB and adjoining St. Thomas University did not close due to a storm that brought 17 centimetres of snow to city by 4 p.m. But UNB and STU remained open.

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  10. Keep digging: Monday's blizzard forces more closures into TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | CBC News

    People across New Brunswick are digging out after a blizzard left 75 cm of snow and high winds caused huge snow drifts. Dave McKee was busy clearing a path outside his McKee For Keys shop in Saint John on Monday night.

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  11. Lanceleve leads SMURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Chronicle Herald

    Saint Mary's captain Breanna Lanceleve drives for the net during action against the St. F.X. X-Women on Saturday in Halifax. In a sentiment expressed by equal parts necessity, with five soon-to-be graduating members, and confidence, with Lanceleve playing the best hockey of her career, the fourth-year forward knows her quest for back-to-back AUS women's hockey titles and a return trip to the U Sports championships is far from guaranteed.

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  12. New AD McGillis hits ground running at USDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Bill McGillis achieved a career dream when he was named USD's athletic director. Three days into his new job as the University of San Diego's athletic director, Bill McGillis wanted to get out of town.

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  13. Mater Lakes building a contender despite obstaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The Mater Lakes boys' basketball team doesn't have its own gym, own locker rooms, and quite often a place to practice indoors. With its 100-95 victory over Monsignor Pace on Wednesday night, Mater Lakes secured its second consecutive berth in the regional playoffs and will have a chance to win the school's first district title Friday when it faces Booker T. Washington at 7 p.m. at Pace in the 15-5A title game.

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  14. Women's Hockey Wednesday: All-Stars and Olympic hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Pension Plan Puppets

    Erie Media In a world where men's hockey dominates in profile, prestige and revenue, the International Ice Hockey Federation is turning to Brock University Sport Management professor Julie Stevens for advice on how to promote women's hockey around the globe. A Player Before Her Time - Sportsnet.ca See if you can spot what's missing from this otherwise excellent Kristina Rutherford article on Angela James Staturday: Janine Weber is crushing it - The Ice Garden Enlightening and insightful stats from the world of women's hockey.

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  15. New Brunswick expected to hike education spending in budget todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The New Brunswick government will be bringing in some cautious and targeted spending increases in its budget today as the debt continues to grow. The budget to be presented later today includes a 5.4 per cent hike in grants to community colleges, and more money for student financial assistance.

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  16. New Brunswick budget to provide targeted spending as debt worries growRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | 680News

    The New Brunswick government will bring in targeted spending increases in its budget Tuesday, with fiscal balance remaining years away. A government source with knowledge of the budget to be presented by Finance Minister Cathy Rogers says the document includes a 5.4 per cent hike in grants to community colleges, and funding for "research and strategic initiatives."

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  17. New Brunswick budget to provide targeted spending as debt worries...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Northern Life

    The New Brunswick government will bring in targeted spending increases in its budget Tuesday, with fiscal balance remaining years away. A government source with knowledge of the budget to be presented by Finance Minister Cathy Rogers says the document includes a 5.4 per cent hike in grants to community colleges, and funding for "research and strategic initiatives."

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  18. Stopoint in Miami aims to provide the fastest, easiest and safest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Miami Herald

    Story: After being robbed while exchanging computer equipment in person and later scammed while selling electronics online, Ally Simbert, 25, who at the time was a St. Thomas University computer science freshman, met with his twin brother, Steeve Simbert, 25, and best friend Marc Estinville, 26. "We felt really bad and really sad, but then we said we can make things better," said Estinville. In 2015, this trio of Haitian immigrants launched Stopoint.com, a national company that specializes in buying and selling used electronics.

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  19. Principal bounces back after losing legs in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Miami principal who lost both of his legs when a drunk driver crashed into him is giving back to the community as he recovers. Javier Perez threw out the first pitch on opening night for the St. Thomas University baseball team on Tuesday.

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  20. Kelty Apperson experiencing Olympic-like hockey at Winter UniversiadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | CBC News

    Kelty Apperson and the rest of the Canadian women's university hockey team won their first two games of the tournament. Kelty Apperson of the St. Thomas University women's hockey team is living what she calls an Olympic-like experience.

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