European heat wave grips Spain

Spain’s meteorological agency on Saturday warned people to brace for high temperatures across much of the country over the coming days, amid a lingering European heat wave. The agency said “temperatures will be significantly higher in much of the peninsula ...

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Florida girl, 5, killed when sturgeon leaps into boat

A five-year-old Florida girl died after a sturgeon leaped into her boat along the Suwannee River in Florida and struck her. Wildlife officials said Jaylon Rippy died after being struck Thursday night. Her mother and her brother, 9, were also ...

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P.E.I. to introduce new animal welfare act

The province of P.E.I. is enacting new legislation aimed at protecting animals. The provincial government says existing rules only allow authorities to intervene once an animal is in distress. It says the new animal welfare act will allow for earlier intervention ...

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Vinyl records make comeback with younger music fans

Nick Cobham quit smoking seven years ago and began spending his extra cash on records. “I used to go to my grandmother’s house and listen to her records on her turntable when I was really, really young and then as I was getting ...

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Saint John River sturgeon fishing season off to good start

Sturgeon fishing season began this week on the Saint John River and the early catches were good, according to one company. “We started amazingly,” said Cornel Ceapa, the owner of Acadian Sturgeon and Caviar. The company landed the biggest sturgeon it ever ...

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