What's Trending Aug 13 2019: manslaughter in Shediac death, Riverview to wait for bus improvements, Lefthanders Day


Firepit Index©, Beach Reports, Sports Field Conditions HERE
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Before the serious news, we’d like to wish you Lefties a Happy Lefthanders Day!
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A 20 year old Moncton man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to a fight at the Shediac jail last year… both guys were inmates at the jail… Michael Fallon had been charged with 2nd degree murder after beating up 33 year old Michael Matchett, who died of a head injury.
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We’re not wearing our seatbelts as much according to New Brunswick RCMP stats, and the number of car crashes where people died and were not wearing their seatbelt has gone up. Please buckle that up! Tickets for failing to wear a seatbelt went up more than 25% last year.
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Codiac Transpo has been looking at more Riverview runs but they're short in staff right now so they’ve pushed the improvements from September to January 2020.
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There is a huge Softball Canada Slopitch Nationals happening at Hal Betts Sportsplex all week… the best slow pitch players in Canada (including a few guys who are in the Toronto Blue Jays farm system) will be hitting home runs into the river. More info (https://softball.ca/slopitch)
Note: kids from Moncton Fastpitch Association will be volunteering and fundraising at the event- thanks for supporting local kids!
Check out the Opening Ceremonies Highlights HERE
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Headsup! Minor Football Registration Time:
Registration for the fall season of Greater Moncton Football Association is on.
New and experienced players- boys and girls- between age 5 and 17 are welcome!
Equipment is provided! (except cleats and warm up jersey)
Season starts mid to late August.
For more info: www.thegmfa.ca or email thegmfa@gmail.com
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All the sports, all the scores here (http://www.flashscore.ca/)
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If you haven’t seen the big ol Goldfish living in that Springfield swimming hole CLICK the link! (Springfield’s about a half hour from Sussex.) They think somebody released their pet goldfish into the swimmin’ hole and now those goldfish are big and thriving.
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National Acadian Day is Thursday AND the World Acadian Congress is on so there’s a big ol free show planned for Dieppe on Thursday. Did we mention it’s free? (HERE for more details on the World Acadian Congress).
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Article from Vanity Fair: Trump Has Been Sending Creepy Handwritten Notes to Justin Trudeau. This is the type of thing they’re talking about: a couple years ago when Justin Trudeau was on the cover of a magazine with the headline “ The Anti-Trump”, Donald Trump tore the cover off and wrote “Looking good! Hope it’s not true!”. Then Trump had his people send it to the Canadian Embassy in Washington. The people at the embassy thought it was a prank so they called the White House… and Trump’s people had to confirm that the creepy note really was from Trump and for Justin.?

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