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ALS ice bucket challenge August 27, 2014

What began as a small campaign in the United States several weeks ago has gone viral, raising huge amounts of money for ALS (or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) – a progressive neuromuscular disease in which nerve cells die leaving voluntary muscles paralyzed.

For the ALS Society of Nova Scotia, more than $40,000 has been raised in just 10 days by people accepting the challenge.

 

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 Capt. Brian Barker surprised Rick Sellars with some ice before the Brooklyn firefighters started their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Aug. 21.
100th anniversary of start of First World War July 28, 2014

For the next 16 weeks leading to Remembrance Day, TC Media weekly newspapers in western Nova Scotia will be highlighting stories connected to the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. July 28, was the day the war officially began. Canada would be called into the conflict on Aug. 4 when Britain joined the war. The war would last more than four brutal years. More than 60,000 Canadians would die.

 

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The TC Media weekly newspapers in western Nova Scotia are remembering the start of the First World War with a series of articles and features leading up to Remembrance Day.
Tropical Storm Arthur July 07, 2014

The Atlantic hurricane season began with post-tropical storm Arthur slamming hard into western Nova Scotia July 5, 2014.


 

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Cleaning up Yarmouth after Arthur.