IN THE NEWS TODAY #WhatsTrending July 20 2017

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the price of gas is up about a cent to 107.9... diesel up just under a cent to 106.8

North End Mountain Rd paving continues...

-cbc says that rcmp have charged 27 year old patrick cole with dangerous driving causing death... after that accident on the 106 in frosty hollow last sunday where a 19 year old sackville woman lost her life.. the victim's name hasn't been officially released so if that's what the family and the authorities want, we won't be saying it.

-mega campground issues...

(the province wants the people behind this big proposed campground for shediac to answer a bunch of questions after an environmental impact study... the campground people say it'll be "eco-friendly", the province says "tell us how it'll be eco-friendly"...  there are concerns about waste water management and other issues... the province also wants the campground folks to do a traffic impact study to figure out if shediac can handle more traffic)

-rcmp did a day of spot checks and dished out almost forty tickets... so let's say it's an 8 our day... almost 5 tickets an hour or a ticket every twelve minutes!
(this happened tuesday... maybe you know someone who got nabbed... they had quite a few speeders and cell phone users. there'll be another spot check day in august... please drive safely)

-nb premier brian gallant says our province will be ready to sell legal weed next july... a bunch of other provinces are saying they're gonna need more time...

-theres a national yogurt recall...
(there might be pieces of plastic in certain yoplait minigo and liberte yogurts. check out the link for specific best before dates and more info... if you have a recalled yogurt in your fridge, throw it out or haul it back to the store.)

-dieppe road work is 3 million under budget???? wait, what??????

 (acadie avenue/ amireault street flood-proofing project cost 3 million less than they thought it would! because: good weather and good workers...
after acadie/amireault they'll be paving amireault between chartersville and melanson and should be done in october

-mercy rule win for fisher cats...
(next fisher cats home game is sunday, 7p at kiwanis park, against fredericton)

-special olympics summer games start today in moncton... click link for more info...
parade at 6:00 tonight starts at foundry street then goes down main street to city hall for the opening ceremonies (at around 6:30p)
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-airlines are telling folks to be at the airport 2 hours early if you're flying from canada into the states because airports across the country have started more serious security checks... they're gonna have more sniffer dogs, take a longer, harder look at electronics, basically everybody and everything gets screened more... blame the lousy stinkin terrorists...

-shediac flea market is 20 uyears old?! #startstoday

-maybe this is the answer for parlee beach water too??