New Brunswick cider producer concerned over possible apple shortage —

Craft cider is growing in popularity in the Maritimes and across the country. A New Brunswick cider producer says the demand for cider could lead to a juicing apple shortage in the province.

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Regency Beauty Institute students react to shutdown — Fox 59

GREENWOOD, Ind. (September 29, 2016)–After more than fifty years, yet another school is abruptly shutting its doors, leaving hundreds of central Indiana students in the lurch. Dozens of teachers are also out of a job. The school’s website redirects you from any page to a statement explaining the reason for the permanent closure. In short,…

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Lidl is going to charge even more for its plastic bags — Metro

They’re going to get pricier (Picture: Alamy)The cost of a plastic bag at Lidl is going to almost double from next July. In a move towards being more ‘environmentally friendly’, the budget supermarket is going to scrap its single-use 5p bags entirely and only sell 9p bags. This will save an estimated 63million plastic bags…

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Superheroes Dethrone Princesses as Most Popular Kids’ Halloween Costume — TIME

Kids are trading in their tiaras for capes this Halloween. Superhero costumes will be this year’s most popular Halloween getup among children, dethroning the princess costume that reigned for 11 years, according to the National Retail Federation. A survey of 6,791 customers about their Halloween plans found that many children plan to dress up as…

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End of an era as BlackBerry stops making smartphones after 14 years — Metro

Picture: Getty ImagesBlackBerry’s phones were a cult smash among business people – and BBM-addicted teens – but the iconic handsets have finally bitten the dust. After another quarterly loss, BlackBerry Ltd has announced it will no longer design its own phones – and will outsource manufacturing of its once-core hardware, including its flagship smartphone. BlackBerry…

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