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A canoe is tied to a guardrail Saturday on Darlings Island. Robert Jones CBC
Water levels still high in N.B., but fears ease in some areas

Multiple roads remain under water or closed across New Brunswick and a major ice jam on the St. John River broke overnight, but flood fears eased Sunday afternoon in some spots of the province.

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  • A canoe is tied to a guardrail Saturday on Darlings Island. Robert Jones CBCSt. John River ice mass moving, water levels could rise
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 9:24 AM

    Emergency officials in New Brunswick are keeping a close eye on ice that is slowly moving down the St. John River after a 35-kilometre ice jam broke in two overnight.

  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter stands over welterweight champion Emile Griffith after a first round punch, in Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec. 20, 1963. Associated PressRubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 9:54 AM

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the former professional boxer who became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn't commit, died Sunday. He was 76.

  • Halifax police nab suspect in cash register theftsHalifax police nab suspect in cash register thefts
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-20 8:02 AM

    Police in the Halifax area have arrested a 37-year-old man they accuse of stealing three cash registers and a red Kia Rio sedan last week, and at one point fleeing from officers when they tried to pull him over.

  • Customers browse the selection at Back Alley Music in Charlottetown on Record Store Day. Robyn Miller CBCRecord Store Day celebrated in Charlottetown
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-19 3:03 PM

    Music lovers on Prince Edward Island are joining others across North America who are venturing down to their favourite record stores.

  • FacebookRehtaeh Parsons suspect accused of threatening girl's father
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-19 9:51 AM

    One of two teens charged in the Rehtaeh Parsons child pornography case is now accused of threatening to kill the girl’s father, Glen Canning.

  • Grass fire concerns prompt warnings from fire chiefsGrass fire concerns prompt warnings from fire chiefs
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-19 8:33 AM

    Sydney firefighters are already getting calls about grass fires as temperatures warm up and the snow melts.

  • Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., which river watchers are keeping an eye on, have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow. Matthew Bingley CBCNew Brunswick flood concerns continue
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-19 8:21 AM

    Ice jams and water levels continue to be a major concern in New Brunswick as the Red Cross has begun registering people who have voluntarily left their homes in the Perth-Andover area.

  • Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., which river watchers are keeping an eye on, have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow. Matthew Bingley CBCN.B. officials warn of more flooding due to 35-km-long ice mass
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 1:35 PM

    New Brunswick's public safety department issued an advisory Friday night warning residents in two communities to brace for possible flooding because of a 35-kilometre-long mass of ice moving down the St. John River. Parts of P.E.I. were also dealing with water woes caused by the spring melt.

  • Sara Weaver, 2, of Chagrin Falls, tosses a plastic egg in her basket during the annual Easter egg hunt in Riverside Park in Chagrin Falls, Ohio on Saturday, April 11, 2009. Amy Sancetta The Associated PressHunting for Easter egg hunts this weekend?
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-18 1:56 PM

    Time for the kids to get out the bonnets and baskets — the Easter Bunny hops by this weekend.

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