Boudreau claims Dr. Cleary is lactose-intolerant, refused to stop eating cheese

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Fredericton — The provincial government is letting the air out of the rumours surrounding the grounds for the dismissal of Dr. Eilish Cleary, New Brunswick’s former chief medical officer of health. After several weeks of mystery, outrage and accusations, the Minister of Health is revealing that her dismissal had much more to do with noxious…

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Beer found guilty of killing liver

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Saint John — In a stunning verdict from a panel of medical professionals, beer has been found guilty of killing the liver of a well-known Saint John businessman, Ted Orignal. Initially, the cause of death was regarded as a mystery and all evidence of a killer considered to be circumstantial at best. However, a panel of…

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Opposition Tories obsessed with year 2010

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Fredericton — As the Legislature prepares for a holiday recess until 2016, the opposition Tories are attempting to bring new life to the ghosts of Christmas past. While the rest of the province prepares to greet Baby New Year, the PC’s have a backward-looking obsession with governments of the past and in particular, the year…

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Children to shelf elf: ‘Snitches get stitches’

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Saint John — He knows if you’ve been bad or good, but Santa’s helpers better watch out. Local children are sending a clear message to his watchful elves in their households: report back to Santa on them at your own risk. “Look, I’ve been waiting all year to get an Xbox One for Christmas,” confided…

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Man shuts door right in woman’s goddamned face

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Quispamsis — A disturbing event took place in the early morning hours at the Quispamsis Village Place GoodLife gym. Twenty-three-year-old Amber Porter was preparing to enter the building for her morning spin class, when an unidentified man failed to hold the door open for her, causing it to close right in her face. While she…

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New Brunswickers secretly OK with climate change

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Miramichi — As the premiers conclude their meeting with the newly minted Prime Minister on the hot topic of climate change, some New Brunswickers are admitting that they are secretly fine with it. While human activity continues to turn up the heat on the planet, many residents of the Picture Province are not only OK with…

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Confused New Brunswickers mistake victims of crime with criminals

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Sussex — In a colossal misunderstanding, some residents of New Brunswick have mistaken the victims of the ongoing civilian conflict in Sussex with the actual criminals who destroyed much of the town. Now, as the province tries to help the Sussex residents displaced by the conflict, the confusion is causing concern among those who believe…

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Norton: Montreal ‘being pussies’ about raw sewage

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Saint John — Mayor Mel Norton has had enough of the complaining and hand-wringing about Montreal’s sewage release into the St. Lawrence River. In his first public comment on the caca commotion in the City of Saints, Norton says he’s done listening to the whining about wee-wee and it’s time for Montreal to just get it over with already. “In…

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