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After decades together, couple wins free marriage at Fredericton fairgrounds

After decades together, couple wins free marriage at Fredericton fairgrounds

FREDERICTON — Anthony O'Leary and Rina Sherwood have won an unexpected Labour Day prize at the Fredericton Exhibition — one they're hoping will last so long as they both shall live.

U Sports Roundup: Huskies edge Mounties 27-25 on last-minute field goal

SACKVILLE, N.B. — Brian Hope kicked a 17-yard field goal in the last minute to lift the St. Mary's Huskies to a 27-25 win over the Mount Allison Mounties on Saturday in U Sports football action.
Man accused in Fredericton murders to undergo second assessment for fitness

Man accused in Fredericton murders to undergo second assessment for fitness

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick man accused of murdering four people in a shooting spree in Fredericton last year has been ordered to undergo another psychiatric assessment to determine if he is fit to stand trial.
Man suspended from meetings for racial profiling of black scholar at humanities congress

Man suspended from meetings for racial profiling of black scholar at humanities congress

A national academic group has banned a man from attending its annual meeting for three years after a probe found he showed "unconscious bias" against a black scholar who faced false allegations of stealing a laptop.
New Brunswick government seizes dry dock in dispute with Quebec builder

New Brunswick government seizes dry dock in dispute with Quebec builder

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government has seized a partly built floating dry dock in a dispute with the Quebec-based company building it. Ocean Group is building the $13-million project in Bas-Caraquet, N.B.
New Brunswick government faces backlog without new lieutenant-governor

New Brunswick government faces backlog without new lieutenant-governor

FREDERICTON — A delay by the federal government in appointing a new lieutenant-governor for New Brunswick is creating a logjam of unfinished business for the provincial government. Lt.-Gov.
Supreme Court dismisses appeal from Halifax man over dangerous offender status

Supreme Court dismisses appeal from Halifax man over dangerous offender status

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear an appeal from a Nova Scotia man fighting a ruling that labelled him a dangerous offender.
Newfoundlanders pay tribute to history buff and 'real patriot' Larry Dohey

Newfoundlanders pay tribute to history buff and 'real patriot' Larry Dohey

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Larry Dohey, a man who dedicated much of his life to exploring and sharing the rich history of Newfoundland and Labrador, has died. The 59-year-old former chief archivist at The Rooms, the art gallery and museum that overlooks St.
Murderer who failed to return to halfway house had been at large twice before

Murderer who failed to return to halfway house had been at large twice before

FREDERICTON — A convicted murderer who failed to return to a Moncton halfway house last week remains missing, and documents show he was unlawfully at large twice in the past.
New Brunswick education minister warns against anti-vaccination message

New Brunswick education minister warns against anti-vaccination message

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's education minister says people spreading misinformation about the effectiveness of vaccines are from the "far, far fringe.
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