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Milos Raonic and Daniel Nestor to play Colombia in Halifax in Davis Cup playoff

TORONTO – It’s a must-win situation for Frank Dancevic, Daniel Nestor, Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic in a Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Canada and Colombia in Halifax next week. 144 more words

Halifax

Woody would be proud: Nova Scotia firefighters come to aid of wounded woodpecker

“No job’s too small,” a Kentville firefighter said as crews attempted to rescue a wounded woodpecker Tuesday in the town.

A car struck the pileated woodpecker, which witnesses say was flying low across the road, and the injured bird had to be helped to the sidewalk. 71 more words

Halifax

Trial delayed for man charged in beating death of Raymond Taavel, asks to fire lawyer

A man accused in the fatal beating of a gay rights activist in Halifax has asked to fire his lawyer at the start of his trial. 72 more words

Halifax

Man unharmed after being punched, robbed, by two men on Halifax Common

Police are looking for two suspects after an early-morning mugging on the Halifax Common.

According to a release from Halifax Regional Police, a 52-year-old man was walking across the Common at 5:30 a.m. 73 more words

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Tony Williams: "I’m looking forward to getting back in the cage"

FightStar Championship return in four days time with their fourth installment, live from the Halifax Arena, with a night of exciting Mixed Martial Arts action.  623 more words

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Cherry Brook man arrested in 10-year-old murder case back in Halifax, appears in court

The man charged in the 10-year-old murder case of Kevin Browser is back in the city and has appeared before a judge in Halifax.

On July 14 of this year, a Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for 31-year-old Shilo Marcino Beals of Cherry Brook as police laid a charge of first-degree murder and six weapons offences against him. 165 more words

Halifax

Nova Scotia boy killed after ATV hits tree

CHESTER BASIN, N.S. – A 14-year-old Nova Scotia boy is dead after his all-terrain vehicle struck a tree Monday.

The RCMP say the boy was riding on a trail in Chester Basin when the crash occurred. 20 more words

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