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Police Investigating Suspicious Fire In Bras d'Or

Regional Police are investigating what’s believed to have been a deliberately set fire at a business in Bras d’Or over the weekend.

They say they got the call to Scott MacNeil Motors on Villa Drive just after 10 o’clock Saturday night, when members of the Florence Fire Department were working to put out a fire on the property.

No one was inside the building at the time.

Police say the blaze is being treated as an arson, and officers are investigating along with the Fire Marshall’s Office.

Anyone with information on the fire is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

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Arrest Made After B&E In New Waterford

A New Waterford man has been charged in connection to a break-in in that community last night.

Police responded to a home on St. Joseph Street, where they say officers saw a man inside who fled the scene when they arrived.

They add the man was later caught and arrested on Mount Carmel Street.

26 year-old James Michael Andrew Newell is charged with Break and Enter, as well as three Breaches of court conditions.

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Kate Gives Birth To A Boy

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a boy.

The couple’s third child weighs 8lbs and 7oz.

Kensington Palace says Kate and the new prince are both doing well.

The baby will be fifth in line to the throne and the Queen's sixth great-grandchild.

Kate and William just travelled to St Mary's Hospital in central London, this morning when Kate showed signs of early labour.

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Pair Arrested After Dominion Drug Raid Due Back in Court

Two people arrested after a drug raid in Dominion last week are due back in court, today.

24-year-old Brandon Mitchell Maxwell and 23-year-old Elizabeth Ann Yorke each face counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, marijuana and shatter.

The pair was arrested after police say they seized Cocaine, Marijuana and Shatter from a home on Church Street on Thursday night.

Maxwell was held in custody over the weekend pending the outcome of a bail hearing today.

Yorke has been released on conditions and is due back in court today on unrelated charges of assault and uttering a threat.

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Gas and Diesel Up

As predicted, the price of gas jumped overnight.

Gas went up by 1.6 cents a litre and now goes for a minimum of $1.27 in Cape Breton.

Meanwhile, diesel costs 2.6 cents a litre more, today.

The minimum price for a litre of diesel on the Island is now $1.20.1.

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