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14
Jan
Ex St. FX sports guru all smiles after lawsuit gets the boot

Ex St. FX sports guru all smiles after lawsuit gets the boot

Former St. FX human kinetics prof Dr. Darren Burke’s company Rivalus Inc., which manufactures a line of weigh loss supplements for athletes, has settled a lawsuit filed by a Beaverbank woman who had been hired by the company last March only to see her position phased out before her first day of work.

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14
Jan
From the  exciting files of the booze & gambling division...

From the exciting files of the booze & gambling division...

Fans of the VLT room at Chuggles Dining Room and Lounge in Antigonowhere  Antigonish will be able to save some of their precious quarters for a yet-to-be-determined Friday night.

The watering hole has been hit with a one-day suspension of its VLT licence, as well as its liquor licence, after a nearly legal kid was caught in the gamblin’ room.

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31
Dec

Peter, we hardly knew ye

Struck by the playful wit that envisioned St FX president Sean Riley as an Egyptian pharaoh — not to mention outgoing academic vice-president Mary McGillivray as Nefertiti (Frank 652) — I contacted the cartoon’s author, political science professor Peter Dockwrey, to discuss the possibility of utilizing his talents in future editions of Frank. 

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31
Dec
University $100,000-Plus Club

University $100,000-Plus Club

It’s the first year that universities have been required under the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act to release the salaries of their top earners as of March 31, 2012. And boy howdy, is the list ever a doozy.

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17
Dec

The Moonlight: One reason to live in the ’Nish

Dear Frank:

Sorry to hear about mouse droppings at the Moonlight. I know it to be as clean as Grandma’s kitchen.

Too bad there is probably a health regulation against a restaurant keeping a cat, which is how Grandma (and my daughter and family, for that matter) solved the mouse problem. 

The Moonlight is a restaurant unlike any other.

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