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Gabriola Island Bridge project prompts new opposition from residents
A group of Gabriola Island residents called 'Bridge-Free Salish Sea' is planning to mount a petition campaign to gauge concerns over how a new bridge to Gabriola Island could change life in the remote B.C. community. Last month, Transportation Minister Todd Stone announced a provincial study to look at the idea of building a bridge to Gabriola Island to replace BC Ferries' service to the ...(10/29/2014 2:06:12 PM)
High School Sports scores, schedules
Football Week 9 Friday, Oct. 24 Cape Coral at Lehigh, 7:30 p.m. Ida Baker at Charlotte, 7:30 p.m. Island Coast at Dunbar, 7:30 p.m. Cypress Lake at Mariner, 7:30 p.m. Lemon Bay at North Fort Myers, 7:30 p.m. Bishop Verot at Lake Placid, 7 p.(10/21/2014 2:07:09 AM)
Tide-powered turbine will feed electricity to B.C. fishing lodge
It looks like some kind of fancy new-age barge. But the floating unit to be anchored off the east coast of Vancouver Island next year won’t carry freight. It will harness tidal energy designed to power the nearby Dent Island Lodge north of Campbell River.(10/29/2014 9:09:48 PM)
Why GOP could win four gubernatorial races in 'liberal' New England
Four of the six states in New England have very tight gubernatorial races, with Republicans leading narrowly in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine and trailing only slightly in Rhode Island.(10/29/2014 4:30:54 PM)
The contests for governor in Florida, Georgia, Rhode Island and Wisconsin remain close, while the Democrats in New ...
The contests for governor in Florida, Georgia, Rhode Island and Wisconsin remain close, while the Democrats in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania have double-digit leads, according to the latest polls.(10/30/2014 3:24:20 PM)
Former President Clinton Visiting Raleigh Friday to Campaign for Hagan
Former President Bill Clinton will be in Raleigh on Friday campaigning for Kay Hagan. The event will be at the Holliday Gymnasium at Broughton High School and doors will open at 2:45 p.m.(10/29/2014 8:50:07 PM)
Westmount's Rick Baker talks about Eastlink
SYDNEY — Rick Baker is a Westmount-born, Riverview High-educated, vice president of residential services for Eastlink in Nova Scotia.(10/30/2014 8:03:24 PM)
Election Day Is Tuesday; Town Clerks Predicting High Voter Turnout
7:31 pm, October 30, 2014 Olivia Hull Vineyard voters head to the polls on Tuesday to weigh in on races at the federal, state and local level, some of which are hotly contested. Islanders have requested absentee ballots in unusually high numbers, town clerks said this week. Polls are open fro 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in every town. var switchTo5x=false; stLight.options({publisher:'ef8ddb61-e8d9-4053 ...(10/30/2014 8:57:01 PM)
Department of Fish and Wildlife to hold meeting on Baker Lake
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting on Saturday morning, starting at 10 a.m. at the Agency's Mill Creek office, 16018 Mill Creek Boulevard, phone 425-775-1311.(10/31/2014 5:12:07 AM)
Testing the status of Baker v. Nelson
Five Puerto Rican same-sex couples and a gay rights advocacy group on Tuesday began an uncertain trip to a federal appeals court, where a potential obstacle to their marriage plea may await them. Their lawyers filed a formal notice that they are appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston, to challenge a […](10/28/2014 5:16:26 PM)
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