A meteorologist scans his screens in Environment Canada's Hurricane Centre in Dartmouth on Wednesday. The unit is forecasting a fewer storms than usual this year. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
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Environment Canada is predicting fewer hurricanes than usual in the Atlantic region this season. Experts are predicting six to 11 named storms...

Jasmin Mader, 31, of North Alton, left, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a warrant for failing to attend family court. At right is Blair Tracey, who went to police in September saying Mader had disappeared with their child.
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A very proud Brent De Young looks up at his university degree in his Dartmouth home Wednesday. DeYoung battled demons and schizophrenia and with the help of a lot of people, recently completed his BA in English from St. Francis Xavier University, a degree he first started in 1992. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
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“I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond,” Henry David...

Alan Richards, who lives at 26 Alton Drive, was awakened by the sound of bricks falling off the exterior of the building Thursday morning. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
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Alan Richards was sleeping in his ground-floor Halifax apartment Thursday when he was awoken by something that sounded like strange weather....

Gerry Little of Kentville’s parks and recreation department works on the town's float for this weekend’s Apple Blossom Festival parade. The festival kicked off Wednesday night and runs through the weekend.
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