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Mark Hodgins

Mark Hodgins

Mark Hodgins is an Ontario-born Haligonian. A graduate of the Loyalist College journalism program, he’s been with NEWS 95.7 since 2016. Mark is a lover of sports, politics and video games.

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Gas prices up 3.1 cents per litre this week

Gas prices up 3.1 cents per litre this week

Most stations are now selling gas in HRM for 79.9 cents per litre
Bump at the pumps almost six cents

Bump at the pumps almost six cents

Regular gas goes up by 5.8 cents, to 76.8 cents per litre. 
Surprise jump at the pumps

Surprise jump at the pumps

The price for regular jumped up by 4.1 cents to 71 cents per litre.
Drivers that use diesel seeing a significant drop at the pump

Drivers that use diesel seeing a significant drop at the pump

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has lowered the price for diesel by 5.6 cents
Two people arrested after officer spots attempted robbery in Dartmouth

Two people arrested after officer spots attempted robbery in Dartmouth

Incident unfolded around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning
Urgent discussions on how to best protect healthcare workers to begin Friday, says Strang

Urgent discussions on how to best protect healthcare workers to begin Friday, says Strang

Nova Scotia's chief medical officer says public health needs to understand in more detail what is needed to protect healthcare workers
'This isn't just a two-week phenomenon': Strang says COVID-19 measures could last until July

'This isn't just a two-week phenomenon': Strang says COVID-19 measures could last until July

'I keep coming back to the point that we know this isn't just a two-week phenomenon, it's a number of weeks - six, eight, 10 weeks at least,' Dr. Robert Strang said Wednesday
Regional council set to meet virtually Thursday afternoon

Regional council set to meet virtually Thursday afternoon

Councillors and the mayor have said a priority for them will be deciding what to do about property taxes
Mayor says those breaking into sports fields 'can and will be charged'

Mayor says those breaking into sports fields 'can and will be charged'

The mayor of Halifax is taking a strict tone with people who he says continue to break the rules around staying off of parks and sports fields
No confirmation of community spread but investigations continue, says Dr. Strang

No confirmation of community spread but investigations continue, says Dr. Strang

Strang says there is concern about the possibility of community spread in some cases
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