Extremely rare bird-dinosaur sighted in New Brunswick

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Pennfield Ridge — A bird of prey typically found wandering the prairie provinces 71 million years ago has been spotted alive and well in New Brunswick. The monstrous bird-dinosaur — named Albertavenator curriei in honour of renowned Canadian paleontologist Dr. Philip Currie — was spotted in the blueberry fields near St. George on Tuesday afternoon. “There I…

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Teens say tear down old, crappy wooden bridges

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Hoyt — While some might think it’s a bridge too far, two teens in rural New Brunswick think it’s time that the provincial government figuratively burned some bridges to the past. Two high-school students in Juvenile Settlement who were stranded by the Bell Bridge destruction are delighted to see the government tearing it down. Now, they…

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Awful weather proof God angry with the Maritimes

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Moncton — Religious scholars and meteorologists gathered in Moncton on Thursday to review the ongoing “wrath of God” weather happening in the Maritime provinces. Since Christmas, the Maritimes has experienced several days of extremely cold -30-something windchills, unmeltable anchor ice on highways, and a weather “bomb cyclone.” This weekend, the region is forecast to receive…

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Report: Guy who grew beard looks ‘weird’ now

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Saint John — Ashton Kutcher once said, “The scruffier your beard, the sharper you need to dress.” If that’s the case, then Saint John resident Kevin Barbiche will need to start wearing a tuxedo. The 31-year-old came back from Christmas holidays last week sporting a full beard that he grew out over the break. Barbiche claims…

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NB Tele-Care changing to 1-900 number effective today

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Fredericton — The worst fears of health-care stakeholders were realized today as Medavie Health Services announced new cost-saving measures in its administration of the Tele-Care and Extra-Mural programs. Medavie’s takeover of these two health-care programs was effective on Jan. 1. Medavie will now operate these services on behalf of the Department of Health, in addition to the…

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