Hillary Clinton’s emails hidden at NB Liquor headquarters

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Hillary Clinton’s emails hidden at NB Liquor headquarters

Fredericton — Jeremy Taylor once said that “Secrecy is the chastity of friendship,” and it definitely appears to be the case for New Brunswick’s Crown liquor corporation and the woman vying to become the leader of the free world. In a surprising turn of events, a Right to Information request has revealed that the world’s most talked-about emails are…

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Saint John tour guides deal with more wacky questions

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Saint John tour guides deal with more wacky questions

Saint John — “What’s the most snowballs you have eaten in one sitting?” is just one of the unusual questions asked to local tour guides as the fall cruise ship season falls upon the city. With more than 19,000 visitors expected to stop in the city this week alone, humorous questions from curious Americans are entertaining the tour guides…

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Annual N.B. moose purge begins

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Annual N.B. moose purge begins

Fredericton — Blessed be the New Brunswick Founding Fathers, the annual 120-hour Moose Purge began yesterday at dawn. Thousands of blessed ones streamed into the woods, eager to “release the beast” and quench their thirst for animal blood. “I was chosen — finally chosen — to purge,” said wide-eyed Hampton purger Ronald Chasseur. “I was loading and unloading my…

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New Brunswick man still wearing white pants

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: New Brunswick man still wearing white pants

Saint John — For most New Brunswickers, the rules of fall fashion are black and white. However, for one Saint John man, it is definitely a grey area. IT consultant Noel LeBlanc is creating a stir in his uptown office tower by sporting his white cotton pants past Labour Day — a move that has colleagues turning pale….

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Selena Gomez pushes NB economy into recession

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Selena Gomez pushes NB economy into recession

Moncton — Last week’s cancellation of the Selena Gomez concert shows that even though every beautiful thought’s been already sung, the heart wants what it wants. With New Brunswick’s economy precariously floundering over the last several quarters, the cancellation of Gomez’s Sept. 4 appearance at Atlantic Fest 2016 has hit the tourism industry hard. While the losses are…

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