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Runaway bovine causes havoc for N.S. suburb: 'The cow was a danger'

TRURO, N.S. — Police say a runaway cow disrupted traffic and endangered pedestrians outside Truro, N.S., on Valentine's Day. They say the cow escaped its enclosure Thursday afternoon in Salmon River, N.S.

N.S. invests $325,000 in genomics projects to advance research in key sectors

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is spending $325,000 on ways to use the DNA-based science of genomics to solve problems in everything from forestry to fish.
Nova Scotia transport minister has few answers around ferry's move to new port

Nova Scotia transport minister has few answers around ferry's move to new port

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's transportation minister had few answers Thursday on the Yarmouth ferry's ongoing move to Bar Harbor, Maine, prompting opposition parties to charge the government file has gotten out of control.
Lawyer says QuadrigaCX is out of money: 'We don't have anything'

Lawyer says QuadrigaCX is out of money: 'We don't have anything'

HALIFAX — Once one of Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, QuadrigaCX has now run out of money.
Nova Scotia looks at adding new cannabis stores after low online sales

Nova Scotia looks at adding new cannabis stores after low online sales

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is considering expanding the number of retail cannabis stores, as online sales have been slower than expected.

'This case is disturbing:' N.S. judge rebukes lawyer who overcharged client

SYDNEY, N.S. — A Nova Scotia judge has rebuked a Sydney lawyer for overcharging a single father whose young children were badly injured after being hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk.
New details in U.S. woman's appeal of sentence in Valentine's Day plot

New details in U.S. woman's appeal of sentence in Valentine's Day plot

HALIFAX — New court documents reveal details of how one of the masterminds of a foiled plot to attack a Halifax mall on Valentine's Day plans to appeal her life sentence.

Crown seeks 4 years in jail for groundskeeper who raped university student

HALIFAX — A former university groundskeeper who raped a young woman in her Halifax dorm room and recorded portions of the incident should be sentenced to four years in jail, a Crown lawyer said Thursday.
Wealthy Nova Scotia thief filled home with pilfered artifacts, art

Wealthy Nova Scotia thief filled home with pilfered artifacts, art

HALIFAX — A man who filled his suburban lakeside home with historic artifacts and art stolen over decades of pilfering so stealthy that many of his targets didn't even know they'd been victimized has died. John Mark Tillmann was 57.

Man charged in fatal crash for allegedly failing to do proper vehicle inspection

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — A Nova Scotia man is facing criminal charges for allegedly failing to do a proper vehicle inspection before a fatal accident that left one man dead and two people injured.
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