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Province drops case

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Fredericton man accused of impaired driving wasn't offered choice of service in French or English.

Province drops case

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Fredericton man accused of impaired driving wasn't offered choice of service in French or English.

Support for Juvenile Arthritis

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Eight-year-old Evelyn Whittemore and her mother, Jennifer Whittemore, spoke to Jonna Friday about how Evelyn's dealing with Juvenile Arthritis. The Sackville native was diagnosed four years ago and although she still participates in many activities, the disease makes things difficult for her. That's why friends and supporters raised more than $2,000 on her behalf to support the Jingle Bell Walk and Run for the Arthritis Society at Centennial Rotary Lodge in Moncton on Sunday. Registration starts at half-past noon.

Teens ♥ staying up late

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Some high school students in Moncton say they're only getting between 3 and 6 hours of sleep at night because they can't stop texting. Thursday on Information Morning, we heard from a student and a sleep specialist

Susan's Story

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Everyone can think of someone cancer has touched. A parent. A friend. A sibling.
Susan Ehrhardt was on the outside looking in on those stories. Until now. In June, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in her early 20s, and she's been blogging about the experience ever since.

You can read Susan Ehrhardt's blog at Great Balancing Act
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This is Part One of her story.


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Coins for Kendric

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Shediac Cape School teacher Tyler Arbuckle talked to Jonna Thursday about a student campaign at her school to raise money for Kendric Campbell. He's the three-year-old from Riverview being treated at the IWK Hospital in Halifax following the removal of a cancerous brain tumour. The students are collecting loose change to help the family's $600-per-day costs while Kendric is in Halifax.

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Portrait of a friend

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Author Naomi Griffiths joined Jonna Wednesday morning to talk about her new book entitled "The Golden Age of Liberalism: A Portrait of Romeo LeBlanc." Ms. Griffiths said her friendship with the former Canadian Governor-General stretched back to the mid-1950s when they met as students overseas.

Naomi Griffiths is attending a book-launching at l'Université de Moncton Tuesday afternoon. That's an invitation-only event. The general public can see her at another book launch party Thursday night at Owens Art Gallery on the Mount Allison University campus at 7 p.m.

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Update - Performers' Company show cancelled due to illness

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This just in from Performers' Company of Sackville artistic director Stephen Stephen Puddle: " The sad news is, we have had to cancel our show completely. The actress concerned is not able to perform at all now and so we have no alternative but to cancel and hopefully mount this show next year."

For more on this and information about ticket returns for The Beauty Queen of Leenane, navigate to the company's website.

Dieppe council asks sewerage commission members to explain "questionable" spending

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Dieppe city councillors are calling on the members of the Greater Moncton Sewerage Commission to explain their spending practices to citizens. New Brusnwick's Auditor General says people in Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe should be concerned about the way the commission is being run. CBC reporter Marc Genuist spoke with Dieppe councillor Dave Maltais, who made the initial proposal for a public meeting.



Here are the interviews we aired last week with the province's Auditor General and the president of the Greater Moncton Sewerage Commission, Ron LeBlanc.


Doing the grim math on prostate cancer

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Wayne and Barb Harrigan dropped by our studio to talk about the prostate cancer support group they're organizing in Moncton. Wayne, a former math teacher at Harrison Trimble High School, learned two years ago he was among the one-in-seven men in Canada who develop prostate cancer. More than 25,000 are diagnosed with the disease each year and more than 4,000 will die. Thatfirst meeting of the prostate cancer support group will be November 2nd at 7 pm at the YMCA in Moncton. Guest speaker is urologist Dr. Neil Dwyer. This meeting is open to prostate cancer survivors, their spouses/partners and anyone interested in learning more about this disease. For more information, call Wayne or Barb Harrigan at 386-2187 or email them at wbharrig@nb.sympatico.ca

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Miracle Season

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Norval McConnell talked with Jonna Brewer this morning as he heads into his (almost) final week as an educator with District 2 Schools. He'll return to Beaverbrook School where he's principal in March for his final three months before he retires. In between, he'll be manager of community and player relations initiatives with the Moncton Miracles, the city's expansion team with the new National Basketball League of Canada.

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