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Young women say they're sexualized by school dress code

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

A group of young women is taking on the dress code at Fredericton High School saying that they are unfairly targetted and sexualized. They want the code out and a sexual harrassment policy in. Rachel Cave has the story.

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Painted Bunting and more!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

paintedbunting.jpgAlain Clavette talks about a very colourful bird that's visiting the Acadian Peninsula right now, a Painted Bunting. Plus he talks about attracting Red Cardinals to your feeders. (Photo taken by Frank Branch on the Acadian Peninsula)

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Panel on roadwork email, credit union vote and byelection

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Shift's political panel - Lisa Keenan, Jean Saint-Cyr and Michael Camp - talks about the email that suggests the politics of paving is alive and well, plus the vote on Caisses Populaires and the byelection in Saint John East.

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Wrightman Alpines moves to St. Andrews

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

alpineplants.jpgHarvey Wrightman has been growing alpine plants for rock gardens for 30 years. He sells them to customers all over the continent through his mail order catalogue. While St. Andrews may not seem a to be great spot for alpine plants, that where he's moved his nusery and it turns out it's a perfect fit!

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A big change and a big wish

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

stephen-lewis-before-after.jpgFredericton musician Stephen Lewis talks about his nine month journey to health, losing more than 150 pounds and quitting alcohol. He's hoping people will share his story to help inspire others. You can find his YouTube video here. (Photo: before and after provided by Stephen Lewis)

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Email looking for Liberal road contractors raises eyebrows

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

email.jpgIn New Brunswick, roads have always been political. An e-mail has surfaced that suggests that won't change under the Brian Gallant Liberals. Gallant says the e-mail has it wrong. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has the story.

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Make Fredericton First

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

makefredfirst.pngThere's a campaign under way to ensure that a panel of veterans chooses the Capital Region as the first location for a Light Armoured Vehicle, or LAV, memorial. MLA Brian Macdonald is organizing the bid and he explains why.

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Honouring a father's memory

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

crash.jpgSaint John's Jonathan Franklin was invited to visit Poland last month to mark a very special anniversary. It's been 70 years since his father's plane was shot down delivering much needed supplies. (Photo: Jonathan Franklin and other family members of the 8 men who were aboard the plane visiting the crash site)

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Liberal nomination fight in Tobique-Mactaquac

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Businessman T.J. Harvey has just been nominated as the official Liberal candidate in Tobique-Mactaquac. But the man he defeated is alleging Harvey's supporters broke the rules. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has details.

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Attracting Snow Buntings and more!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

buntings.jpgBirder Alain Clavette has lots of great information about which birds are visiting the province this week. Plus he talks about how to attract birds like Snow Buntings to your yard. (Photo: Alain Clavette's pic of some gorgeous Snow Buntings)

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