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Protecting our Traditions: the case for backyard animals

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When cops come for your backyard chickens, it’s time to rise up and speak out about the importance of sustainable, respectful food-producing practices.

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CBS says it can’t afford a public library

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The CBC is reporting that Conception Bay South’s plans for a new $20-million town hall will not include a public library. The town library board says it has been promised a new library for more than 20 years to replace the small cluttered building the library is now in – but now it seems the town is closing the old library building as the new hall goes up. CBS Mayor Woodrow French said the town council is hoping the Newfoundland and Labrador government will come up with money for a library. CBS is the largest town in the province. Source: CBC

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Hockeyville celebrations set to begin

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“By winning a competition that received a record 297 entries (Conception Bay South received more than 995,000 votes to claim to grand prize), CBS received a check for $100,000 from Kraft that will go toward upgrading its local rink. But that’s just the beginning.” This comes from NHL.com where details of the Hockeyville celebrations have been outlined. The free-to-attend attractions and events will include the Stanley Cup (with or without the new Ryder ding?), NHL Alumni autograph signing sessions, a community barbeque, a fireworks show and appearances by Ron MacLean, and Don Cherry. The main event will take place at Mile One Stadium, where the Winnipeg Jets face the Ottawa Senators in an exhibition match. Ottawa’s Colin Greening and Winnipeg’s Jason King — both Newfoundland natives — are expected to play. Source: NHL.com

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NDP fields 18-year old candidate for provincial election

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Noah Davis-Power, who turned 18 last Tuesday, is running for the provincial New Democrats in the riding of Conception Bay South. Davis-Power claims to be the youngest candidate to ever run in a provincial election; he says that he hopes to convince more young people to get involved in politics in the process, and also that education and health care are the issues he would focus on if he is elected on Oct. 11. Source: CBC

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