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"I was thinking the whole time, he cannot get away with it."

Passing taxi driver Amer Abdo saw the incident on Friday as he was driving down Inglis Street. Abdo helped the young woman off the sidewalk, got her into his taxi, and then followed the man down the street to a gas station.

Suspect arrested after Halifax taxi driver intervenes during assault on woman

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“It was a complete shock. We're still absorbing this.”

The provincial government is attributing errors to a range of issues, from incorrect property classifications to discrepancies in property record data.

N.B. government receives thousands of property tax appeals, calls for deadline to be extended

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"Right now it is the Wild West, and clinicians are reluctant to prescribe it, because they don't know what they're really prescribing."

Many say the so-called Wild West can only be changed with clear direction on the future of both medical marijuana and recreational use from the federal government.

Questions surround future of marijuana legislation, prescriptions for pain

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“Every day we were anticipating getting our things unpacked and coming in with the children, and the days would go by and it would be cancelled."

Students were originally scheduled to return on Feb 22, but the school board postponed it until March 21. There were again more delays because of winter storms.

“It's a big relief’: Cape Breton school reopens five months after flood, delays

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03/24/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Friday was a historic day in Nova Scotia, as the province's first Mi'kmaq judge, and first female Aboriginal judge, was sworn-in in Bridgewater.

Judge Catherine Benton was a lawyer for 22 years prior to her appointment to the bench. She has done extensive work for Aboriginal justice issues.

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03/24/2017 at 22:21. Facebook
A war of words over letters on a licence plate continues to brew between a Nova Scotia man and the Registrar of Motor Vehicles.N.S. man to pursue legal action over personalized licence plate

When Lorne Grabher was told he could no longer display his last name on his personalized licence plate, he felt stripped of his dignity.

"I do not want the government or the province to have the right to...
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N.S. man to pursue legal action over personalized licence plate

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03/24/2017 at 22:20. Facebook
It's a common bacteria, one you may have in or on your body right now: Streptococcus Group A. It usually causes strep throat or skin infections, but in extreme cases, the bacteria can become invasive and lead to serious illness like necrotizing fasciitis, or 'flesh-eating disease'.

That's what happened to Lindsey Hubley. The 33-year-old Halifax woman became ill just days after giving birth to...
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Common cause, uncommon consequence as young mother battles flesh-eating disease

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03/24/2017 at 22:18. Facebook
Some family members of Fred Fulton and Verna Decarie travelled for hours to deliver their victim impact statements at Gregory Allan Despres’ review hearing Friday in Moncton, only to find out the proceeding had been delayed because Despres is asking to be moved to a new facility.

“He has never started treatment, he’s never agreed to what he did, and he’s never actively been involved in...
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Family of murder victims say they are being ‘revictimized’ by legal system

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03/24/2017 at 22:17. Facebook
The Fredericton Police are among the first in the Atlantic region to test drive 'body cameras' for their officers. It's a growing trend among police forces in the USA and more Maritime services may soon follow suit.

"As most people know, people don't usually like getting tickets, so it's a way to help de-escalate the situation by them knowing that they're being recorded," says Constable...
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Fredericton police officers testing body cameras

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03/24/2017 at 19:12. Facebook
“You’ll have to set up a toll booth around here, yeah, there’s quite a bit of traffic every day."

Abercrombie, N.S. resident Kevin Rector says you never know when the moose will make an appearance, but when he does, the cars and cameras come out in droves.

Endangered mainland moose on the loose in Pictou County community

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03/24/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
"I've actually seen that image in different files before -- just something someone would have got off the Internet and just gave it to somebody else. And since they gave it to somebody else on Facebook, they called us and reported it."

Const. Lindsey Donovan said RCMP officers arrested the young teen at home in Kingston, N.S., on Thursday after Facebook informed them that the image had been...
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N.S. boy, 14, charged with sharing child pornography on Facebook

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03/24/2017 at 14:53. Facebook
"It's finally starting to have closure for the family, for her son, for everybody that she meant so much to."

The family and friends of murder victim Naomi Kidston are speaking out after police arrested a Saint John man in connection with the 2005 cold case this week.

'A long time coming': Victim's family relieved after police make arrest in cold case

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03/24/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
Amber Lindsey McDougall was last seen in the area of Robie and Summer streets in Halifax the afternoon of March 8.

Police say they are concerned for her well-being, especially since she has a medical condition for which she receives treatment.

Police seek missing Dartmouth woman who requires medical treatment

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03/23/2017 at 23:04. Facebook
A refugee claimant who walked across the New Brunswick border from Maine is now in Moncton. He was taken into custody shortly after entering the province through the woods near Perth-Andover earlier this month.

"Simply because they do not know their rights, because of that, because of the safe third country agreement, they try to cross the border illegally because in their mind if you cross...
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Asylum seeker who crossed N.B. border now in Moncton

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03/23/2017 at 23:02. Facebook
Lindsey Hubley and her fiancé Mike Sampson have been looking forward to the birth of their first child for months. Their son Myles was born March 2, but just days later, Lindsey was back in a Halifax hospital fighting for her life.

“When they got in there, the emergency department knew she clearly was not well, and very quickly determined that it was in fact this invasive strep-A,” Susan says.

New mother in hospital battling flesh eating disease

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03/23/2017 at 23:01. Facebook
Lorne Grabher is very proud of his unique family name, which comes from German origins. It's displayed on the front of his house, as well as on his personalized licence plate.

But in December, Grabher received a letter from Nova Scotia’s Registrar of Motor Vehicles, telling him they'd received a complaint and had deemed the licence plate 'socially unacceptable.'

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03/23/2017 at 18:46. Facebook
"We're praying, and still believing and trusting in God in what is ... a grieving time for us. We're still moving forward."

Rev. Wallace Smith of St. Thomas Baptist Church in North Preston, N.S., said he's awaiting a report from an insurance inspector on the extent of the damage at what's been a popular spiritual and social home for the predominantly black community since the church was...
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Pastor planning healing service after North Preston church damaged in fire

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03/23/2017 at 15:33. Facebook
Spring remained elusive in many parts of the Maritimes today after a storm swept through the region. The Canso causeway to Cape Breton was closed in the morning as a winter storm blasted the area, whipping up powerful gusts.

Spring remains elusive as gusty storm sweeps through the Maritimes

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03/23/2017 at 14:41. Facebook
The Supreme Court of Canada says Dennis Oland was wrongly denied bail pending an appeal of his second-degree murder conviction.

The high court decision today could have influence beyond the high-profile New Brunswick case in which Oland was initially convicted of killing his father.

Dennis Oland wrongly denied bail in murder case: Supreme Court

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03/23/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
Naomi Kidston was found dead inside an apartment on River Road at 1:30 p.m. on June 7, 2005. Police determined the 26-year-old woman was last seen alive at the same residence earlier that morning.

Donald Murray Peters was arrested without incident around 8:40 a.m. Wednesday on Stanley Street in Saint John

Saint John man charged with murder in 2005 death of Halifax woman

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