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Tucker wins easily in UFC debut in front of home crowd

Tucker wins easily in UFC debut in front of home crowd

Through long days on the sidelines with two major injuries, Gavin Tucker never gave up on his dream of fighting and winning in the UFC. At Sunday night's UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax, the featherweight delivered on all the promises he made to himself. 'This guy has the thickest skull I've ever seen in my life,' Tucker said of his opponent.
Broken Glass movement springs up against Liberal MLAs in Nova Scotia

Broken Glass movement springs up against Liberal MLAs in Nova Scotia

Facebook groups in Liberal-held ridings across the province have formed in the wake of the government's decision to impose a contract on public school teachers.
Antigonish home to one of Canada's first bank robberies —  and brave teller who survived bullet to head

Antigonish home to one of Canada's first bank robberies — and brave teller who survived bullet to head

Just pretend for a moment that it’s March 26, 1887. You are 26 years old. It’s a sleepy Saturday in the prosperous farming town of Antigonish and you have been entrusted with a big responsibility.
COMMENTARY: We've created a new species of student and caused the breakdown of the education ecosystem

COMMENTARY: We've created a new species of student and caused the breakdown of the education ecosystem

Education in Nova Scotia has reached its carrying capacity; the system is no longer sustainable and the problems are spilling out of the barrel and into the public. Teachers have spent many years trying to keep the water in the barrel. We have patched holes when the barrel has sprung leaks, but despite our best efforts, the barrel is overflowing.
Apple Blossom Festival board now blames Kentville for parade move to New Minas

Apple Blossom Festival board now blames Kentville for parade move to New Minas

Kentville Mayor Sandra Snow denies the festival board's assertion that the town was not willing to commit police and parks department staff to the event.
New Discovery Centre engages young minds and fuels future entrepreneurs

New Discovery Centre engages young minds and fuels future entrepreneurs

Nestled next to Nova Scotia Power Corp.’s gleaming corporate offices on the Halifax waterfront, the Discovery Centre seems like an interactive jewel of science, technology, engineering and math learning for kids of all ages.
Strike, rally and debate at Province House

Strike, rally and debate at Province House

The controversial bill to impose a contract on the province's 9,300 public school teachers resulted Friday in a one-day teachers strike, a massive rally by striking NSTU members and another long day of statements and arguments in Province House.
'Thank you for your service,' Halifax judge tells veteran suffering from PTSD

'Thank you for your service,' Halifax judge tells veteran suffering from PTSD

Former army reservist Michael James Davidson did three tours of duty overseas as a member of the West Nova Scotia Regiment. 'All that Veterans Affairs offers you is pills?' Judge Bill Digby asked during Davidson's sentencing for uttering threats. 'Is that what you are telling me?'
Teachers to hold one-day strike on Friday

Teachers to hold one-day strike on Friday

There will be another storm day for Nova Scotia students Friday. A storm of discontent has spurred the province's 9,300 public school teachers to launch a one-day strike Friday.
OPINION: What Stephen McNeil is really thinking when he's sticking it to teachers

OPINION: What Stephen McNeil is really thinking when he's sticking it to teachers

'We think that spending $169.50 per student over two years shows just how committed we are to making schools great again. I mean, $169.50 could pay one lunch monitor to supervise students for 16 days. It might even buy two new textbooks. But I digress. It’s a huge investment, massive even. Students and teachers should be thrilled we gave them anything.'