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Friday, July 7th 2017

Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)
Today: Mainly sunny. Increasing clouds this afternoon. A little windy. High 28.
Tonight: Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning overnight. Low 17.
Tomorrow: Mainly cloudy with a chance of showers. High 26. Humidex 32.
Sunday: Cloudy. High 27.

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Some Mapleton Park trail users say they are taking extra precautions after a woman was grabbed by a man on the trail Monday morning. Kristal LeBLanc, executive drector of Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre told the CBC "Here we are as women having to say we can't even go for a walk in a park in broad daylight. LeBlanc said communities should be working together, taking a stand and doing more to make women feel safer and empowered. She wants residents to speak to their city politicians. Monday's attack was the third incident in the city since April.

Police are still looking for information about Monday's attack in the park...

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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New Country 969 presents The 17th annual Atlantic Nationals Automotive Extravaganza this weekend in Moncton! It's the largest car show in the country and one of the premiere events for car enthusiasts in North America! The giant Main Street cruise in happens today...as of now Main Street is closed from Mechanic Street to Lutz Street leaving the intersections of Main/Mechanic and Main/Lutz open. Botsford Street, from Main Street to Queen Street is closed, leaving the intersection of Botsford/Queen open. Westmorland Street, from Main Street to just past the entrance of the Moncton Market, is closed. Downing Street is also closed.

We've got everything you need to know about Atlantic Nationals on the events section of NewCountry969.ca

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Crews will be doing microsurfacing today through Sunday on Morton Avenue, between Elmwood Drive and Wheeler Boulevard, and on McLaughlin Drive, between Massey Avenue and Edmond Street...so...lane reductions. #Slow

Also...PAVING today (Friday, July 7, 2017) on Elmwood Drive, between Cormier Avenue and Irishtown Nature Park.

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It's been really hot and dry...windy a lot too...There is a province wide fire ban in effect...that means no burning...no fire pits...although the Government says to please refer to your local municipal by-laws. #CheckYourLocalListings

The forest fire index website will update at about 2 this afternoon...you can check the link at NewCountry969.ca/Storm to see if there's any change...

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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 NOW OPEN THOUGH!

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

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Congratulations Geneviève Lalonde‏! The Moncton runner won the Canadian title in the steeplechase yesterday at nationals...it's her very first senior women's title! She'll run for Canada later this Summer at the IAAF World Athletic Championships in London, England!

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The Blue Jays have won three in a row...Toronto beat Houston 7-4 last night. Tampa Bay beat Boston 4-1.

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The Moncton Fisher Cats five game win streak is over...they lost 3-2 in Saint John last night. Moncton's next home game at Kiwanis Park is this Sunday night at 7pm against the Fredericton Royals.

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Get ALL of the scores HERE.

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