‘Straight Outta Hampton’ tanks at box office

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Hampton — A film biography about one of Canada’s most famous human rights advocates is a box office flop. Straight Outta Hampton, a documentary about the life of John Peters Humphrey, failed to capture the imagination of the public with record low ticket sales. After getting more flack than the latest Fantastic Four flick, the

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Something’s going on at the Blakneys’

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St. George — A firestorm of speculation was unleashed yesterday when a Main Street resident left several suitcases in their driveway for no apparent reason. The luggage sat outside of the residence belonging to David and Moria Blakney starting in the morning, remaining there for the entire day and into the evening. The vexing valises…

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Woman attacked by pack of wild insects

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Lake Magaguadavic — In the early hours of this morning, a York County woman was viciously mauled in a surprise animal attack. The bloodthirsty swarms of wild blackflies, horseflies, midges and mosquitoes attacked the woman without warning as she walked her dog on the Farm Point Road, about 20 minutes from Harvey. Neighbours came upon… 

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New Brunswick pets must wear seatbelts starting September

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Fredericton — Starting Sept. 1, the provincial government is going to try to teach old dogs some new tricks. Since 2011, a ban on distracted driving has been in effect, prohibiting the use of cellular phones and other handheld devices while driving. Now, the Department of Public Safety is enhancing those rules to also prohibit… 

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