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Forum takes a run at racial discrimination

Forum takes a run at racial discrimination

A group of about 45 people gathered at the Woodlawn United Church in Dartmouth on Tuesday night to talk about racial discrimination and ways to combat it.
Upper Tantallon man, 54, killed in crash on Highway 103

Upper Tantallon man, 54, killed in crash on Highway 103

RCMP say a man was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision that happened between exits 3 and 4.
Islanders start strong in Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League final

Islanders start strong in Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League final

Cape Breton scored three times in the opening five minutes en route to a 6-1 victory over Dartmouth in Game 1 of the best-of-five series Tuesday night in Port Hood.
JOHN DeMONT: The quietly profound pleasure of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia

JOHN DeMONT: The quietly profound pleasure of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia

It gives me, says the Local Xpress columnist, a peculiar thrill to walk over to the shelf of old city directories from back in the days when listings were categorized by street as well as surname. 
Nova Scotia RCMP warn about upcoming release of high-risk offender

Nova Scotia RCMP warn about upcoming release of high-risk offender

James Andrew MacKay, who has been in a prison in Renous, N.B., serving a sentence for sexual assault, will be released Wednesday.
Man accused of crystal meth production beneath Kentville store sent for psychiatric assessment

Man accused of crystal meth production beneath Kentville store sent for psychiatric assessment

Andrew Baltzer, 23, will be assessed for his criminal responsibility at the time and his fitness to stand trial
Fire damages fuel pellet production facility near Bridgetown

Fire damages fuel pellet production facility near Bridgetown

Damage was contained to the shipping area and a portion of the roof after the fire was reported at 8:30 a.m.
Halifax Regional Police launch Voluntary Surrender program

Halifax Regional Police launch Voluntary Surrender program

The event will provide a neutral environment where those with outstanding warrants can give themselves up voluntarily.
Dartmouth man faces June trial on voyeurism, child porn allegations

Dartmouth man faces June trial on voyeurism, child porn allegations

Jason James Saunders, 40, was arrested last June after someone reported seeing a man hold a cellphone under a girl's skirt at the Walmart store in Dartmouth Crossing.
As Canadians spend more time on Internet, worries about real-time relationships on rise

As Canadians spend more time on Internet, worries about real-time relationships on rise

A new report says Canadians are spending more time surfing the web than ever before, raising concerns about how technology distracts from real-world connections.