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Thursday, July 6th 2017

Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)
Today: Sunny & windy! High 26. Humidex 29.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Windy. Low 14.
Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. Increasing clouds in the afternoon. High 26.

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Codiac Regional RCMP are seeking the public's help identifying the man who tried to pull a woman into the woods at Moncton's Mapleton Park this week. Megan DeWolfe, 21, told CBC News she was walking along the park's trail off Frampton Lane on Monday morning when a man grabbed her. RCMP media relations officer Sgt. Chantal Farrah said it's the third such incident in the city since April. All three incidents are being investigated, but there's no indication they are connected.

If you have any info you can call the Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400 or go to CrimeNB.ca to submit an anonymous tip.

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Gas prices are UP 2.3¢ this morning. The new maximum for regular self serve is $1.06.6. Diesel and furnace oil are both up 2.7¢.

Check gas prices anytime HERE.

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We all know that the town of Shediac takes it's lobster seriously...there's the international lobster festival (on now!), they have the world's biggest lobster (i mean...you can see it from space!) and now...once again...they have the record for the world's longest lobster roll! This year's record breaker is 180 feet long! That's almost 60 feet longer than the one made in PEI last year that beat the old Shediac record! Last month we heard about a lobster roll made in New Hampshire that was almost 160 feet long...but apparently that one won't be recognized because it wasn't made from one continuous roll...it was made up in different pieces. The Shediac record breaker has 125 pounds of lobster worth $5,000 in it...and will be served up at the (almost sold out!) worlds longest lobster supper on Main Street in Shediac on Sunday!

Get the whole schedule for this year's Shediac Lobster Festival HERE.

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The City of Moncton says that they don't expect the Centennial Park pool to be open before next week. There's a serious problem with the liner of the pool and crews are working on it.  The splash pad at Centennial Park is expected to open today though.

Click HERE for a map of all of the other splash pads and public pools in the city.

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a warning and recall for mint chocolate CLIF protein bars. They might have nuts in them.

Click HERE for more info.

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New Country 969 presents The 17th annual Atlantic Nationals Automotive Extravaganza on now through Sunday here in Moncton! It's the largest car show in the country and one of the premiere events for car enthusiasts in North America!

We've got the whole schedule including tomorrow's street closures for the giant Main Street cruise-in HERE!

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Traffic:

The City of Moncton: PAVING:
→Connaught Avenue, between Mountain Road and Edgett Avenue, will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, July 6
→Harrisville Boulevard, between Shediac Road and the Trans-Canada Highway, on Thursday, July 6, 2017
→Elmwood Drive, between Cormier Avenue and Irishtown Nature Park, on Friday, July 7, 2017 

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The Blue Jays beat the Yankees yesterday 7-6...New York walked in the winning Jays run. Boston lost 8-2 in Texas.

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The Moncton Fisher Cats have won five in a row! Last night the FC beat Charlottetown 9-4...their next home game at Kiwanis Park is this Sunday, July 9th at 7pm against the Fredericton Royals.

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Get ALL of the scores HERE.

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