Annual moose draw to become artistic competition

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Fredericton — An error at the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources has hunters putting down their rifles and picking up charcoal pencils. Resident moose hunters were anticipating the results of this year’s moose draw on July 6, but now confusion within the department has the outdoorsmen brushing up on more than their aim. As…

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Cow-tipping at record levels this prom season

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Sussex — As the thermometer starts to climb back to warmer temperatures this spring, youthful mischief is also on the rise. Farmers around the greater Sussex area are keeping a close eye on their cattle herds as the young people begin to stay out late at night and celebrate the prom season with their friends…

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Cancellation of DNA machines ‘definitely not’ alien conspiracy: Boudreau

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Fredericton — New Brunswick Health Minister Victor Boudreau is denying allegations that the cancellation of advanced new DNA sequencing equipment is part of an ongoing conspiracy against the public. In recent days, Boudreau nixed the purchase of the cutting-edge medical equipment, saying that existing capacity already exists with the sequencing equipment in Moncton. However, the… 

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‘The Manatee’ readers outraged by NB limits on public smoking

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New Brunswick — Angry tobacco toakers from all over the planet have put the New Brunswick government on notice that they are not happy about their latest proposed restrictions on smoking citizens. Last Monday, The Manatee reported that the New Brunswick government announced new limitations to smoking in public, restricting the activity to a 10-hour span between 8 p.m. and 6am… 

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Smoking in public before 8 p.m. to be illegal starting July 1

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Fredericton — Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em because tobacco use in public is about to become more regulated than the Energy East pipeline. Today, Health Minister Victor Boudreau unveiled even more anti-smoking amendments to the Tobacco Sales Act — regulations that the minister claimed to be the most aggressive on the continent. Last week,…

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