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NB: Information Morning (Saint John)

Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.

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Charlie's conundrum

Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her.

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Wit's end, Part 1

What's it like to go mad and be crazy, living at wit's end?

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'I want to be a woman'

A rural senior asks his wife for help transitioning to female.

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Mr. Money Mustache's guide to badass frugality

Peter Adeny, aka Mr. Money Mustache, has what he thinks is a better path to financial security.

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PlanSJ is working, CEO of investment group

Morgan Lanigan is with ft2 Group Inc., an urban-focused real estate investment company.

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Community group at end of Energy East line has unanswered questions

The Red Head Anthony's Cove Preservation Association has concerns about risks and liabilities of the Energy East Pipeline. Lynaya Astephen is the spokesperson.

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Dr. Simon debunks health myths

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The Gas Guru predicts two increases on the price of gas

Robert Jones says the price of gas will go up only about one cent or less, however the new HST rates will also affect the price on Friday.

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Tidal power conference highlights New Brunswick potential

Tidal power projects have been approved in Nova Scotia for the Bay of Fundy. Rick Doucet is Minister of Energy and Resource Development, and the Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries.

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Plasma-for-dollars clinic coming to Moncton

Canadian Plasma Resources is looking to open a donor clinic in Moncton by early 2017. CBC Tori Weldon has the story.

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Take Liberty: Heather Rankin's A Fine Line

Jeff Liberty spins the youngest Rankin's debut album.

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Impact of whale poop in Bay of Fundy ecosystem

Dr. Joe Roman is the lead author of the study and a fellow at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont.

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Off the shelf: Five, the book and the movie

Saint Johner Jeffrey Kelley wrote the novel, and also wrote, produced, and acted in the corresponding film, about five men around a table with one loaded gun on it.

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Sussex area barn destroyed by fire

Sussex farmer Frank Friars speaks about the impact to his barn and cattle.

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Canada Day brings Royal Wood to Saint John

A chat with Canadian musician, Royal Wood as he makes his way to the port city.

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50 Years Rotary Boys Choir

The Rotary Boys Choir celebrates 50 years. Long-time director Kevin Langford, original member Father Stan Paulin and former musical director Christopher Lane speak with Deborah Irvine Anderson.

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Movie Review: Finding Dory

It's taken 13 years, and all the fish are back for Finding Dory. Our guide to the movies Tara Thorne is here with her take.

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High Meat Prices

Sylvain Charlebois is a professor in food distribution and policy in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University, he has some thoughts on why this barbecue season might be more costly.

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Gas Guru predicts no change at the pumps tonight

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Giving up on adoption

Krista and Richard Mitton were successfully vetted and eager to adopt. They were on the list for eight years. Not one case was matched to them.

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Safe Clean Drinking Water Project in Saint John

Dean Price is the Safe Clean Drinking Water Project Manager for Saint John Water. Andrew Evenden is Port City Water Partner's Project Manager.

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Betty Kennett grows a 'weird' foxglove

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Saint John man visits France with original wooden Vimy Ridge grave marker

Jim Landry visits his great-uncle's grave site as well as the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, with a wooden cross believed to be one of the last remaining grave markers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Off the shelf: 'Smoke' and 'Homegoing'

Mary Barlow recommends 'Smoke' by Dan Vyleta, and 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi.

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A picnic fit for a Queen

Quispamsis will celebrate Her Majesty's 90th birthday next weekend. Aaron Kennedy is with the Town of Quispamsis and Cynthia Liberty is the caterer and owner of Cynfully Delicious.

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Generating future growth for Sussex

Talking about economic development in Sussex. Ivan Graham is the president of the Sussex and District Chamber of Commerce.

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St. Andrews Food Bank update

Holly Johnson is one of the people running the St. Andrews Food Bank.

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Tara Thorne reviews Now You See Me 2

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Pride and support growin in Saint John

There was a vigil in Saint John to show solidarity with the victims and gay community of Orlanda. Mack Mackenzie is a Pride advocate in Saint John. Stu Kearney is a facilitator for PFLAG Saint John.

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Dr. Simon on aging into the ER

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King Square West due for redesign

Rev. Rob Salloum is pastor of the West Side Anglican Mission. The community will gather to discuss how to re-purpose King Square West.

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Teacher exchange to Australia, Lisa Stout says G'day to Saint John

Lisa Stout is teaching in Adelaide, Australia. She traded places with a teacher from Willunga High School for one year.

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Take Liberty: Tomato/Tomato

Jeff Liberty is revved up by the stylings of Lisa and John Mclaggan's newest album and release in Saint John.

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Documents reveal multiple particulate incidents at Irving Oil Refinery

David Sherwood, a reporter with Reuters, filed right to information requests for the documents.

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New CBC Online comments policy in effect today.

Starting today, people who use the comments section on CBC websites will have to re-register in order to continue. Tim Currie is an assistant professor of journalism at University of King's College journalism school in Halifax.

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Off the shelf: Wayne Curtis, In the Country

Wayne Curtis' new book 'In The Country' features 13 short stories, set in a community modeled after his own childhood home, near Blackville.

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Mild winter makes prime season for ticks

Vett Loyd is a biology professor at Mount Allison University. Loyd was one of the people invited to Ottawa for a round table discussion on Lyme disease.

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MPs suck on limes and talk about Lyme disease

A national round table heard about the costs, the health impacts, and problems with diagnosing Lyme disease. The campaign to raise awareness included the "Lyme Sucks" challenge.

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Geriatrician urges you to reconsider how you age

Dr. Bill Thomas is a geriatrician, author and speaker, and is bringing his message to Kennebecassis Valley High School with a workshop called Disrupt Dementia and Life's Most Dangerous Game.

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Nephew has original wooden marker of Sussex soldier killed at Vimy Ridge

Jim Landry will visit Vimy Ridge later this month. His great uncle, John Ashe, of Sussex, was killed in the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Taxi bylaw on meters confusing for customers, frustrating for drivers

Paul Ram is a long time supporter of taxi meters and is a member of the taxi advisory committee. He also owns a small fleet of cabs. He calls the current situation a mess.

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UN Refugee Agency brings programs to Saint John schools

Juliana Prestes is overseeing projects in Saint John to educate people about the Syrian refugee crisis. Annaliese Nylen is part of the young ambassador project at Beaconsfield Middle School.

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Tara Thorne reviews Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

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N. B. College of Physicians and Surgeons left to consider assisted dying rules

The new legislation to govern assisted dying - Bill C-14 - is now before the Senate. Dr. Ed Schollenberg is registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

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Pathways to Education will support Saint John teens

A national program to "make Canada a graduation nation" is coming to Saint John. Heather Doyle is the Pathways to Education Program Manager at the Teen Resource Centre in Saint John.

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The Gas Guru predicts gas will go down about 2 cents

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Dr. Simon on STI's in older people

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Our resident green thumb

Betty Kennett gives us some tips on acclimatizing plants from the garden centre.

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Tomato Tomato release sophomore album

John and Lisa McLaggan get ready to officially launch their latest album with a concert at the Imperial Theatre.

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Cabinet Shuffle

Fundy-The Isles MLA Rick Doucet has added an extra portfolio in cabinet.

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KV Baker family returns to Fort Mac home

The Baker family home in Fort McMurray is still standing. Nancy talks about the emotional, long cross-country drive with a skiddish puppy.

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'Ouch': Michelle Bartlett shares what it's like to recover from coma

After surprising doctors by waking from her coma, Michelle Bartlett now mediates a peer support group for people recovering from brain injury.

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Regional cooperation to grow population and economy in Atlantic Canada

Aaron Emery is the managing director for For The Region, which launched last week.

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Off the shelf: Ludic Reader on banning books

Christie McDonald talks about what young adults read whether it's banned or not.

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How art can help the brain injury patient and the caregiver

Motivated by her mother's injury and recovery, Cecile Proctor is conducting research at UNBSJ into productive leisure in survivors of brain injury and their caregivers.

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Moosehead plans uptown small-batch brewery with tourism experience

Andrew Oland is the president and CEO of Moosehead Breweries. No site has been selected, but the plan is to open in 2017, in the 150th birthday year of the brewery and of Canada.

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Lyme disease is "an emerging issue," says N.B. Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting chief medical officer of health for New Brunswic, says Lyme disease diagnoses in the province are confirmed through a lab in Winnipeg. There are about four cases per year.

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Tara Thorne reviews Alice 2

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New Brunswick woman left broke after medical costs for Lyme disease

Nancy Searle has been taking numerous antibiotics for the past six years for what turned out to be Lyme disease.

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Sussex looks for new economic development post-PotashCorp

Yesterday was the last day for 100 PotashCorp employees. Ivan Graham is president of the Sussex and District Chamber of Commerce.

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Dr. Simon on summer health and safety tips

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The Gas Guru predicts no change for the price of gas

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N.B. Adoption Foundation hopes peer network gets more kids into permanent homes

Colin Kennedy-Robichaud, 11, was finally adopted after four years of foster homes. Suzanne Kingston is the executive director of the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation.

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Last day at Potash Corp Sussex for about 100 employees

Al Brown has worked for Potash Corp for more than 29 years. Brown will be taking culinary arts in the fall.

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Take Liberty: Dylan Menzie

Jeff Liberty was impressed by Dylan Menzie from P.E.I., a musician who fared very well in CBC's Searchlight Competition.

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Nancy Baker's family drives back to Fort McMurray

After an epic escape from the wildfires in Fort Mac to New Brunswick, Nancy and her family are driving back to see what's left and how to get resettled.

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Hockey Hall of Famer, writer Al Strachan tunes in to Stanley Cup finals

Al Strachan was a long time member of Hockey Night In Canada's Hot Stove panel and has written about the sport for decades. He'll be watching from his summer home in St. Andrews.

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Off the shelf: Faces Of New Brunswick, Keith Minchin

Fredericton photographer Keith Minchin has put together a book about New Brunswickers he thinks you should meet.

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Paramedics will soon offer advanced care in New Brunswick

A pilot project will see advanced care paramedics used in Saint John, Moncton, Bathurst and Edmundston. Phil Comeau is a paramedic and is president of the Paramedics Association of New Brunswick.

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St. Stephen town hall listed as endangered structure

The National Trust for Canada has included the old St. Stephen town hall in its list of Canada's Top 10 Endangered Places. Natalie Bull is the executive director.

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Brad Roberts touring solo

Lead singer of Crash Test Dummies, Brad Roberts has started a solo tour, stopping in Saint John on May 31.

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Actor Lyman Ward pens first novel

Saint Johner Lyman Ward, who played Ferris Bueler's father Tom, has written a historical novel set in Saint John.

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YMCA Saint John to oversee operation of new field house

Bill MacMackin is the president of Greater Saint John Field House board of directors. Shilo Boucher is president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Saint John.

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N.B. MP chairs national discussion on Lyme disease

Karen Ludwig, MP for New Brunswick Southwest, is co-chairing a national all-party round table on Lyme disease.

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Tara Thorne reviews Neighbors II

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Four motorcyclists crash 'from the same hole'

Melvin Peacock was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday in the Evandale area. Three other motorcyclists hit the same pot hole. A group held a meeting to raise awareness about road conditions and motorcycle safety.

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Dr. Simon on polypharmacy, 5 or more prescriptions

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Grass roots projects have great impact on community

The Learn and Go program is hosted by the Saint John Women's Empowerment Network. It's open to those who want to make life better in their part of the city. CBC's Megan MacAlpine spoke to some of the people working on projects now.

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School district reviews policy after principal sells artworks to raise money for school trip, lunch program

Joseph Tunney is a freelance journalist from Saint John. Zoe Watson is the superintendent of Anglophone School District South.

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Betty Kennett returns to the garden

Our gardening expert returns for another season of squishing beetles and pruning.

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Reallocating health resources and surgery without anesthesia

Dr. Josh Mayich is an orthopedic surgeon and resource allocation ethicist in Saint John. He's conducted the first wide-awake foot surgeries in Canada.

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200th anniversary of steamboats rolling along New Brunswick rivers

Eric McCumber is a member of Kingston Peninsula Heritage. His grandfather and great-grandfather were both steamboat captains.

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Red Head Marsh drying up

Mike Griffin grew up near the marsh and he's always been an advocate for the site. He says there is more sea garbage there now than there is water.

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Simulation mannequins that bleed and sweat useful in emergency training

Dr. James French is an emergency physician in Saint John and an assistant professor of emergency medicine. The Give campaign is raising money for pediatrics services, including simulation mannequins.

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Resilient students honoured at Turnaround Awards

Hear some of the stories of 23 students from the Saint John district recognized last night at the Turnaround Achievement Awards students.

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Sports psychologist offers teachers mental toughness tips

Ryan Hamilton is a sports psychologist and associate professor of psychology at UNB. He is speaking at the Canadian Association of Principals annual meeting.

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Tara Thorne reviews Money Monster

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Teachers looking out for signs of anxiety in students

Dr. Daniel Chorney is a psychologist based in Halifax. He was a keynote speaker for the Canadian Association of Principals meeting in Saint John.

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Dr. Simon on opiods abuse

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The Gas Guru predicts gas will go up 4 to 5 cents a litre tonight

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Take Liberty: Thom Swift

Swift's new album is called The Legend of Roy Black.

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'Today is really bad, but tomorrow is gonna be worse' - Fort Mac resident from New Brunswick

Nancy Baker, her family and her dog packed into the car, fled the Fort McMurray wildfire and drove back to New Brunswick.

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Meet two rookie councillors in Saint John

Sean Casey was elected in Ward 2, north end. Blake Armstrong was elected in Ward 1 in Saint John.

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Off the shelf: Unreliable narrators and more

Christie McDonald recommends Still Mine by Amy Stuart, The Widow by Fiona Barton and And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard.

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Camp Kerry Atlantic retreat for grieving families coming to Miramichi

Pam Pastirik is the coordinator for Camp Kerry Atlantic. She attended the camp in B.C. and saw a need for the program in Atlantic Canada.

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New Brunswick should get demographic top-up to health transfer

Dr. Chris Simpson is the past president of the Canadian Medical Association. The group urges Atlantic premiers to request top-ups to the health transfer to support providing the right care for their aging populations.

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Tara Thorne reviews Captain America: Civil War

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Dr. Simon on competition with "Dr. Google"

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Fort LaTour tourism development plans

The Saint John waterfront development would include new interpretation centre and outdoor ampitheatre. Beth Hatt is chair of the Fort LaTour Development Authority board of directors.

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The Gas Guru predicts gas will go down about 2-3 cents

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Gary Sullivan returns to council, at-large

Sullivan was elected as councillor for ward 2 in 2008, defeated in 2012, and yeseterday was elected by 217 votes over Phil Comeau for a seat at-large.

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Jason Carr is a new councillor in St. Stephen

Carr earned more votes than any other candidate running in St. Stephen.

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Quispamsis elects new mayor, Gary Clark

Gary Clark defeated outgoing mayor Murray Driscoll by just 211 votes.

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What a night: Municipal election review

Vern Faulkner is the editor of the St. Croix Courier. Anne McShane is owner of the Feel Good Store in uptown Saint John, and a municipal politics watcher. Lisa Hrabluk is a writer who lives in Rothesay.

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Mayor-elect Don Darling

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Changes to tuition grants freeze out thousands

The Gallant government's plan to give free tuition to lower income students is coming out a cost to thousands of other students. CBC's Robert Jones has the story.

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Off the shelf: Sea Glass Summer

Heidi Jardine-Stoddart is a teacher and author who lives in Quispamsis. Her latest book is called, Sea Glass Summer.

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Chief electoral officer for New Brunswick expects busy day

Mike Quinn talks about preparations and counting votes on election day.

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Grand Manan community gathers to tackle increased illicit drug use

About 200 people in Grand Manan turned out to a public meeting last night to talk about the island's drug problem. CBC's Rachel Cave was there.

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Mayoral candidate: Saint John, Howard Yeomans

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Tara Thorne reviews Keanu

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Mel Norton officially running for New Brunswick PC party leadership

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Mayoral candidate: Saint John, Shelley Rinehart

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The Gas Guru predicts gas will go up by less than 1 cent tonight

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Dr. Simon on ear infections in children

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Mayoral candidate: Saint John, Patty Higgins

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Mayoral candidate: Saint John, Bill Farren

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Saint John votes to repeal deal with Canaport LNG

Council voted unanimously last night to move ahead with the repeal of the 11-year-old Canaport LNG tax deal. Shirley McAlary is councillor-at-large.

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Take Liberty: Jont & The Infinite Possibility

Jeff Liberty reviews Jont's latest EP release.

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Off the shelf: St. Malachy's reads Between the Shades of Gary, by Ruta Sepetys

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Underwater noise in Bay of Fundy relatively quiet

Five sites in the busy shipping route were tested for noise levels. Donald Killorn is the executive director of Eastern Charlotte Waterways.

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Mayoral candidate: Saint John, Don Darling

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Mayoral candidate: Grand Manan, Murray Green

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Mayoral candidate: Grand Manan, Philman Green

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Mayoral candidate: Grand Manan, Dennis Greene

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Basketball and Books program takes to the courts

Elementary school students have a chance to improve their health and literacy. Carol Kelly is director of corporate partnerships for the Saint John Mill Rats. Shilo Boucher is the president and CEO of the Saint John YMCA.

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Heritage bylaw amendment pushed through to save Irving Oil HQ project

Reporter Connell Smith was at last night's contentious council meeting, where a bylaw amendment to save the Irving Oil headquarters project was fast tracked.

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Teen waterfall enthusiast wants help cleaning up litter

Matt Miller started the Facebook page Waterfalls New Brunswick and has organized a province-wide cleanup day tomorrow.

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Stroke neurologists want you to think FAST

Heart and Stroke Foundation is inviting you to a public forum next Thursday evening. Dr. Dylan Blacquiere, a stroke neurologist, want people to learn to recognize signs of stroke.

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Tara Thorne reviews The Huntsman: Winter's War

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Murray McLauchlan on his career on stage and in the air

McLauchlan has performed in bands and solo since the '70s, was a airplane pilot and paints too.

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Mayoral candidate: St. George, Sharon Tucker

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Mayoral candidate: St. George, Crystal Cook

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National science fair winners from Rothesay school

Ore Alugo, Heather Chisholm, Matthew Morehouse, and Alec Oland, all in grade 8 at Rothesay Netherwood School, designed a stronger bullet proof material.

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The Gas Guru predicts gas up a couple of cents tonight at price change

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Dr. Simon on asthma diagnoses

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Child Life Department worker at hospital cut, parents concerned

Faye Cooper started a petition to protest the elimination of an activity worker position that helped her and her son. Daryl Steeves is administrative director for women's and children's health programs for Horizon Health.

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For the birds: Summer's coming

Keeping feeders full for the change of seasons. This is Jim Wilson's last visit for the season.

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National Open Data conference in Saint John

Cathy Simpson is Tech Leader for NB+ and co-host of the Canadian Open Data Summit. Open data is information from governments for citizens to find opportunities for change to daily lives.

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Mayoral candidate: Saint Andrews, Kate Akagi

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Mayoral candidate: Saint Andrews, Doug Naish

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Books: Anne Scott, Let's Make It Right

Scott's new children's book is about children's rights.

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Resilient kids start with model parents

Parents can learn and then teach resilience skills to children. AnnMarie Churchill is a mental health consultant, who specializes in the development of psychological resilience.

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Mayoral candidate: Quispamsis, Gary Clark

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Mayoral candidate: Quispamsis, Beth Fitzpatrick

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Mayoral candidate: Quispamsis, Murray Driscoll

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Mayoral candidate: Rothesay, Nancy Grant

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Mayoral candidate: Rothesay, Patricia Gallagher Jette

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Students team up for salmon conservation in Hammond River

Andre Robichaud teaches at Fairvale Elementary. Ray Barriault is an instructor at NBCC in Saint John. Neil D'Entremont works at Ernst and Young, and volunteers with the technology club at Rothesay High School.

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Gagetown Padre shares his own refugee story

Major Charles Deogratias, stationed at CFB Gagetown, spent 20 years in a refugee camp in Tanzania.

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Tara Thorne reviews Jungle Book

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NBCC Service Day goes international

NBCC students Kate Snow and Raeleen Brown are volunteering at Noah's Ark Animal Shelter in Budapest.

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St. Andrews community starting food bank

Holly Johnson is one of the people involved in the effort to open a food bank in the picturesque town.

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Dr. Simon on unhealthy N.B.

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The Gas Guru predicts only 1/10s of a cent up tonight

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Councillor McAlary wants more consideration of LNG deal before final vote

Council has put off a final vote that could see the tax break for the LNG terminal reversed until its final meeting May 2nd.

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Take Liberty: Irish Mythen

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Mayoral candidate: St. Stephen, Allan MacEachern

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Mayoral candidate: St. Stephen, Abby Pond

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Saint John writer CBC Short Story Finalist

Matthew Belyea's story is called "Jake, the Imposter."

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Books: New Brunswicker Corinne Wasilewski, 'Live From The Underground'

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Mayoral candidates: Grand Bay-Westfield, Adrian Webb

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Mayoral candidates: Grand Bay-Westfield, Grace Losier

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Province offers Tuition Access Bursary

Aimed at the lowest income families, this bursary will help students of families making less than $60,000 annually. The post–secondary education minister said it could be expanded in the future.

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Saint John Cricket Club wants you!

Amit Tamrakar is treasurer of the Saint John Cricket Club.

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Scottish Elvis Gary McKean: From Rothesay to Rothesay

Musician Gary Mckean performs as Elvis for Port Saint John's fundraiser for the Seafarers' Mission.

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Tara Thorne reviews The Boss

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Susan Fullerton: not re-offering

She says she soon found herself at 'serious odds' with the mayor and some other councillors to make effective change.

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Gas Guru predicts gas goes up tonight 3 cents

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High school grad Tyler Adams wins $65,000 Currie Scholarship

Tyler and his mom Shelley, who was a teenage mom, the road to winning this scholarship.

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Dr. Simon on why you need sleep

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Canaport LNG Property tax deal reconsidered

The provincial government agrees to Saint John's request to change the legislation around the tax deal for the Canaport LNG property, 15 years before the deal was up. Local government minister Brian Kenny and councillor Gerry Lowe respond.

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For the Birds: Welcome back little tree swallow

Jim Wilson is a birder and naturalist who lives in Quispamsis.

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Difficult Goodbye: PotashCorp employees moving West

Wendy and Terry Osborne were both laid off from PotashCorp in January. Terry is already in Saskatoon at work. Wendy will soon follow. CBC's Rachel Cave has more.

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Jim Bezanson says heritage appeal is about democracy

Bezanson thinks the heritage committee should have said no to the Irving Oil HQ designs, which violate current bylaws.

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Books: Christie McDonald couldn't wait to talk about these

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick.

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Keeping an eye on flood waters

Elaine Bell speaks for Riverwatch, she gives an update on the state of our waterways.

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An American volunteer helps settle Syrian's

Janet McPhee lives in Calais and crossed the border to help three families of Syrian refugees who arrived in St. Stephen.

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National mayors' conference on poverty reduction

Anti-poverty advocate Cathy Wright and Saint John mayor Mel Norton shared Saint John's story at a poverty reduction conference in Edmonton.

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Movie review: Eye in the Sky

Tara Thorne checked out the war drama about drones and says that this might be the sleeper hit of the year.

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SJHS puts on Chicago

The students from Saint John High school sing a song from their musical Chicago.

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Free oral cancer screening

Dr. Bella Panjwani is a dentist in Saint John offering free oral cancer screening to mark National Oral Health Month.

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Nourish NB brings gourmet food home

Manuel and Jose Adair put healthy and affordable food on many home menus.

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Virtual medicine in Canada

Dr. Simon talks about using your computer to visit the doctors office.

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Virtual medicine in Canada

Dr. Simon talks using your computer to visit the doctors office.

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NB kids are going hungry

Valerie Tarasuk is the principal investigator of PROOF and a nutritional sciences professor at U of T's Faculty of Medicine. PROOF published a report on food insecurity rates in Canada.

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The gas guru speaks:everything going down

Bob Jones predicts that gas will drop tonight at the pumps by 1- 2 cents and that diesel and home heating oil will also decrease by 3 - 5 cents tonight after midnight.

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Lily Lake Pavilion gets emergency funding

The board of Lily Lake Pavilion made an appeal to city council for funding and council responded with $100,000. Jim Stanley is chair of the board for Lily Lake Pavilion Inc.

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Volunteer aid worker helps Syrian refugees

Zoe Caddell grew up in the KV and has been working with refugees on the Greek island of Chios.

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Take Liberty: Erin Costelo

Jeff Liberty reviews Halifax soul singer Erin Costelo's new release that continues her retro journey into the heart of classic soul music.

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Princess Elizabeth School hosts Wellness Fair

Amanda Morrison teaches Phys Ed at Princess Elizabeth School. Heather Streeter teaches resource and health.

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The Crossing gets the green light

Saint John Council gives approval in principal to the mammoth retail project known as "The Crossing".

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Irving Oil's new headquarters gets put on hold

Heritage conservationist architect, Jim Bezanson and Saint John Heritage Development Board chair, Robert Boyce.

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Music festival naming confusion

Area 506 vs Festival 506

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Saint John author wins Fog Lit prize

A short-story won Saint John's Fred Grass a non-fiction prize from the Fog Lit Festival.

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Temporary fix for Sand Cove Road

West Saint John councillor Bill Farren talks about a temporary measure proposed to stop the destruction along Sand Cove Road.

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Youth For Youth

Cameron Slipp and Martha Pitre are members of the planning committee for Youth For Youth, an event to support homeless and at-risk youth in Saint John.

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The Atlantic Midget hockey championships

Ken Dobson is the coach of the Saint John Vitos midget triple-A team.

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Symphony NB features the bassoon

Michael Newnham is the conductor of Symphony New Brunswick.

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Area 506 festival announces lineup

Ray Gracewood is chair of The Area 506 Festival tha takes place July 29th through 31st.

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Movie Review:Batman V Superman

Tara Thorne threw on her cape and checked out the superhero movie that made a two-hero assault on the box office.

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Picaroon's General Store opens in Uptown Saint John

Owner of Picaroons Brewing Company, Sean Dunbar speaks about their new location in Saint John and the brewery they have planned for St. Stephen.

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KV Oasis Youth Centre fundraiser

Stephanie Tomilson is a board member for the KV Oasis Youth Centre.

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St Mach's production of The Music Man

Kate Clark, Zach Boulanger, Christopher McCready, Gregory Robinson, Curran Slipp and Jack McCrossin performing from the spring musical The Music Man.

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SJRH Foundation's annual Give campaign

Dr. Neil Manson is an orthopedic surgeon who works with the Canada East Spine Centre at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

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Saint John port expansion funding

Rick Doucet is the province's minister responsible for Opportunities NB and the MLA for Fundy-The Isles-Saint John West.

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