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03
Jun
Hero sailor faces puppy accusations

Hero sailor faces puppy accusations

A Dartmouth sailor once lauded by police as a hero for assisting the victim of a car crash has been charged with animal cruelty.

Back in 2007, Tvrtko Peric received high praise along with friend David Gallivan, for their gallant act of performing CPR on a man at the scene of an accident after pulling the victim from his vehicle. 

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03
Jun
Friends of all things furry, rejoice!

Friends of all things furry, rejoice!

I know a gal whose career as Nova Scotia’s most notorious flogger of furry friends is almost certainly in the dying throes of its ninth and final life. 

I am of course speaking of Gail Benoit, the South Shore’s answer to Dr. Doolittle, if Dr. Doolittle sold half-dead animals out of the trunk of his car. Which of course he doesn’t. 

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03
Jun
The Caffeinated Farmer

The Caffeinated Farmer

I’m relieved to note that the career of Halifax stand-up comic Gerry Farmer has been relatively unaffected by his assault conviction earlier this year. 

Why, I’m advised at least a half dozen people packed into Menz and Mollyz on Gottingen to cheer him on during the taping of the pilot for his new Eastlink comedy show! That’s only six short of a full dozen!

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21
May

Truro baby basher gets house arrest

Truro’s James Joseph Pumphrey has finally been sentenced for a March 2011 assault on his infant son.

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21
May

The plans to kickstart the sluggish courts

With the province’s justice system publicly and embarrassingly in a malaise of sluggishness, you’d think there would be a push on to diagnose the cause and treat the symptoms. 

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