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City budget - Two New Officer Positions

Mainstreet2013.jpgThe City of Charlottetown released its annual budget today. There will be no tax rate increase for residential or commercial properties -- or for water and sewer customers. John Jeffery spoke with Mayor Clifford Lee and Charlottetown Police Chief Paul Smith about two new officer positions for Colonel Gray and Charlottetown Rural high schools.

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Byron Carr - New theory on a cold case

ByronCarr.jpgFor 25 years Byron Carr's family has waited for answers about his death. The school teacher was 36 years old when he was killed in his own home on November 11,  1988. He was strangled to death and stabbed. His killer has never been found.

Now, police have developed a new theory based on information from people who have come forward since investigators reopened the cold case 6 years ago. Police NOW believe a second man went to the house with the killer, about 12 hours after the murder, to try to find incriminating evidence. The CBC's Sally Pitt spoke with Byron's brother, John.

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Bomb components in carry-on, delays plane

PETrudeauAirport.jpgPlane delays are not unusual, but it's not everyday it's delayed due to a suspected explosive. Islander Nancy Martin was heading for Las Vegas at Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport, when things got a little strange. 71 year old Anthony Piazza had just been detained at the airport as he tried to board the flight with components for making an explosive device in his carry-on. Karen spoke with Nancy when she was safe and sound in Los Vegas.

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