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Friday, July 14th, 2017

Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)
Today: Sunny. High 27.
Tonight: A few clouds. Low 12.
Saturday: Sun & clouds High 21.
Sunday: Sun & clouds. High 29.

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20 year old Tyler Noel will serve life in prison with no chance of parole for 16 years because of his role in the death of Baylee Wylie of Moncton. Justice Stephen McNally handed down the sentence in Moncton Provincial Court yesterday. Two other people were charged with murder in Wylie’s death. Devin Morningstar was sentenced in January to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. Marissa Shephard is the third person accused of first-degree murder and arson in the Baylee Wylie case. She goes to trial next February.

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The Canadian Red Cross says that they're helping out victims of a fire in Irishtown last night...They say that 10 people are without a home after the fire at a duplex on Scotch Settlement Road. The Red Cross reports that they're helping out five of those people so far...we have a link to donate to the Red Cross and to Big Hearts Small City, another organization that helps fire victims out, on the Scotty & Tony page.

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Canada's next governor general speaks six languages, has been to space twice and will be the fourth woman to hold the post when she is sworn in later this year.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally announced Julie Payette's appointment to be the Queen's representative in Canada on Thursday. Both Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and N-D-P Leader Tom Mulcair welcomed the decision. While there had been hope of an Indigenous governor general, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says Payette's resume indicates she will serve Canada well.

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The New Brunswick government says hunters will be able to apply for permits for this year's antlerless deer hunt starting on Monday. The application period runs until August 18th and the province says the number of permits has increased to 21-hundred, up from 18-hundred last year. Hunters can apply for the draw through the Department of Energy and Resource Development's e-licensing system and results will be available September 5th.

Click HERE for more info and to apply online.

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Event Road Closures: Festival Inspire
MONCTON - The City of Moncton wishes to advise the motoring public of delays or detours in the following areas to accommodate activities for Festival Inspire from July 14-16, 2017.
Street Closure – Part 1:
From 10 a.m. on Friday, July 14 to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, Downing Street will be closed from Assomption Boulevard to Sommet Lane.
Street Closure – Part 2:
From 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 15 to 12 p.m. on Sunday, July 16, Downing Street will be closed in its entirety from Assomption Boulevard to Main Street.
Noise By-Law exemption:
On Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 an exemption has been granted to allow for evening concerts as part of Festival Inspire between 11 p.m. and midnight.

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43 New Brunswick liquor stores are joining with the Canadian Red Cross to raise money for victims of the ongoing B-C wildfire crisis. You can kick in a buck at the check out to help out.

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Construction causing lane reductions on Mountain Rd, b/n Robinson St & North St. Today & Monday.

The City of Moncton says lane reductions continue today for microsurfacing on McLaughlin Drive, between Massey Avenue and Edmond Street. More info CLICK HERE.

The Town of Riverview says that Darwin Drive, from Bloor Drive to Emery Street, will be closed to thru-traffic again today (Friday, July 14). This closure will allow for the installation of a new water main connection. Only emergency vehicles and local traffic will be permitted access to Darwin Drive during this time.

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One of the top bodybuilders in the world is here in Moncton this weekend for a show at Casino New Brunswick. Flex Lewis is a five time Mr. Olympia and is in town to co-promote his Flex Lewis Canadian Classic event with local promotors Heather & Jean Leblanc. Close to 100 athletes from Ontario, Quebec and across Atlantic Canada will compete in the event featuring bodybuilding, women’s physique, men’s classic physique, men’s physique, figure and bikini. There are tickets available for prejudging tomorrow and for the evening show which starts at 6pm.

Click HERE for ticket info.

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The Moncton Fisher Cats host Chatham Sunday at 7pm at Kiwanis Park.

Get all of last night's scores HERE.

 

 

 

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