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Showing news for the month of May , 2016

THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENT LEADS TO CHARGES AGAINST ONE DRIVER
Sunday 1st May 2016
New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating three motor vehicles that were in a collision near the intersection of Main Street and Forge Street, Trenton. On Saturday April 30, 2016 at approximately 4:50pm, New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the Trenton Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a three motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Main Street and Forge Street Trenton, Nova Scotia. The driver of the Dodge Ram was travelling Westbound on Forge Street when the truck proceeded through the stop sign on Forge Street colliding with a Toyota Corolla and a Toyota Rav on Main Street. Drivers and passengers of all three vehicle suffered minor injuries and all vehicles suffered extensive damages. The investigation revealed that a 52 year old adult male driver of the Dodge Truck was charged under the motor vehicle act with failing to stop at a stop sign.


SPORTS ROUNDUP - 1 MAY
Sunday 1st May 2016
The Weeks Jr A Crushers are just a couple of days away from the start of the Fred Page Cup in Woodstock, NB. The 2016 Kent Cup Champions will be leaving for the Eastern Canadian Championship on Tuesday, then will play their first game Wednesday afternoon at 4pm against the winners of the LHJQ, Longueuil College Francais. On Thursday at 4pm they will face the CCHL Champions, and defending Fred Page Cup winners, Carleton Place Canadians. The round robin wraps up Friday at 7:30 when the Crushers play the host Woodstock Slammers. The 2nd place and 3rd place teams will face off in the semi-final on Saturday, while the top team in the round robin goes directly to Sunday's final. Catch every Crusher game through the tournament on Classic Rock 97.9.
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The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets will hold their spring identification camp next month. The ID camp will be held the Pictou County Wellness Center from Saturday May 21 to Tuesday May 24. All players wishing to attend are asked to email weeksmajormidgets@gmail.com by May 10 and provide contact information, including name, age, health card, email, etc. Spaces are limited and players are urged to register as soon as possible. Attendance in the spring ID camp is mandatory for regional players in order to be considered for the summer tryout roster. A full camp schedule can be emailed upon request. For more information, email Kyle MacLennan at kyle.maclennan28@gmail.com or  Lou Lanceleve at lanceleve.lou@halifaxshipyard.com.
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NATIONAL SPORTS
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Finishing in last place paid off for the Maple Leafs. Toronto has won the N-H-L draft lottery and the right to select first overall this summer. Finishing the 2015-16 regular season with the NHL's worst record, the Leafs had the best odds of winning the lottery. Winnipeg moved up and will pick second. Columbus rounds out the top three.
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Eric Fehr  put Pittsburgh ahead for good and the Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 in Game 2 of their second-round series, evening the set 1-1. The Penguins host Game 3 on Monday. And the Lightning and Islanders will head back to Brooklyn for Game 3 on Tuesday tied at a game each after Tampa Bay's 4-1. Tyler Johnson scored twice for the Lightning.
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Curt Casali had the first walk-off hit of his career at the expense of the Blue Jays. Casali drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 4-3. Jays reliever Brett Cecil suffered his fifth loss of the season. Starter J.A. Happ went 6-and-2-thirds for Toronto, giving up six hits and three runs while striking out seven.
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Wade Miley scattered five hits for his first career shutout and Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run first inning and pace the Seattle Mariners to a 6-0 victory over Kansas City. It's the Royals' fifth straight loss on their current road trip.
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LaMarcus Aldrige scored 38 points in less than three quarters of action and San Antonio easily took care of Oklahoma City in Game 1 of their second-round series 124-92. Kawhi Leonard added 25 points, five rebounds and five assists in 22 minutes for San Antonio, which rested all of its starters for the fourth quarter after leading by as much as 43 points. 
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The finals are set at the inaugural Champions Cup curling event being held in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers will play Toronto's John Epping in the men's final. On the women's side, it's Ottawa's Rachel Homan against Winnipeg's Jennefier Jones. Both finals are today.