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  • Ellie Black earns silver at Commonwealth GamesEllie Black earns silver at Commonwealth Games - 2014-07-31 2:27 PM

    Gymnast Ellie Black from Halifax has been awarded a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • George Buckley was reported missing from his West Chezzetcook home early Thursday morning. ContributedWest Chezzetcook man, 86, reported missing - 2014-07-31 2:29 PM

    RCMP are looking for an 86-year-old man who has been missing from his West Chezzetcook home since early Thursday morning.

  • The cover of Chad Lindsay's ebook on health and nutrition for men aged 35 to 45. Courtesy www.longlivedads.comHow to stop dads from dying young - 2014-07-31 1:05 PM

    A Halifax dad wants to make sure more men live to see their children grow up and has written a book to give them the health and nutrition information they need to accomplish that goal.

  • Finance Minister Diana Whalen expects the long-term health of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union pension plan will improve. Andrew Vaughan The Canadian PressDiana Whalen reveals $680M deficit for Nova Scotia - 2014-07-31 6:09 AM

    Many of the expenses were one-offs, so the working deficit is in the $200 million to $250 million range. The governing Liberals have promised a balanced budget by the end of their mandate; the NDP made the same promise.

  • John Alexander Allen was fined more than $1 million for bilking his clients out of their money. CBCJohn Allen-linked investment firms paying $1.4M to victims - 2014-07-31 12:46 PM

    The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has ordered two investment firms to pay more than $1.4 million to a group of investors who lost money because of one bad investment adviser.

  • Nelson Hart was convicted of killing his twin daughters based on his confession to police who were posing as criminals in a so-called "Mr. Big" sting operation. The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Hart's appeal and ruled the confession was inadmissible. Tara Brautigam Canadian Press'Mr. Big' stings get stricter rules from Supreme Court - 2014-07-31 9:58 AM

    The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a lower court ruling that ordered a new trial for a Newfoundland murder suspect. The justices ruled that so-called Mr. Big stings like the one that convicted Nelson Hart can be used but also pose major problems.

  • Tommy Hunter unveils his new stamp in a special ceremony in his hometown of London, Ont. He is one of five Canadian country artists honoured in a new postage collection, including k.d. lang, Shania Twain and Renée Martel and Hank Snow CBC NewsTommy Hunter 'thrilled' by honorary Canada Post stamp - 2014-07-31 9:34 AM

    Canada Post has released commemorative stamps in honour of homegrown country music stars Tommy Hunter, Shania Twain, k.d. lang, Hank Snow and Renée Martel.

  • Cape Split re-opened Wednesday. CBCCape Split re-opens after Arthur damage - 2014-07-31 11:02 AM

    The popular hiking trail at Cape Split is open again, just weeks after it was closed indefinitely because of damage caused by storm Arthur.

  • MV Miner ran aground off Scatarie Island, a provincially designated wilderness management area, on Sept. 20., 2011. The Canadian PressMV Miner removal means millions in local spinoffs - 2014-07-31 11:07 AM

    With work finally underway to remove the wreck of the MV Miner from the coast of Scatarie Island, local businesses and workers are experiencing a welcome economic boost.



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