Giv­ing A New Mean­ing To ‘Old Dog Blue’

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nied that there is any prob­lem with its test or scor­ing “en­gine.” Kennedy will pur­sue a spouse visa so she can re­main with her Aus­tralian hus­band.

In Saint-Bernard-de-La­colle, Que­bec, near Platts­burgh, New York, t he Cana­dian mil­i­tary is build­ing a refugee camp to house asy­lum-seek­ers com­ing from the United States, where re­cent mi­grants fear the cur­rent ad­min­is­tra­tion’s im­mi­gra­tion crack­down. Mon­treal has al­ready turned its Olympic Sta­dium into a shel­ter for refugees.

The new camp would house 500 peo­ple in heated tents while they wait for refugee ap­pli­ca­tions to be pro­cessed. More than 3,300 peo­ple crossed into Que­bec from the U.S. be­tween Jan­uary and June 2017.

U.S. Bor­der Pa­trol agent Robert Roche­leau and Al­burgh, Ver­mont, res­i­dent Mark John­son, 53, ex­changed tense words on Aug. 3 when John­son climbed down from his trac­tor and de­manded to know why Roche­leau wasn’t do­ing more to ap­pre­hend il­le­gal im­mi­grants.

John­son said peo­ple work­ing in the U.S. il­le­gally were dam­ag­ing his liveli­hood. (Al­burgh is just south of the bor- der with Canada.) After the ex­change, John­son got back in his trac­tor and, as Roche­leau re­ported, “While pass­ing by my ve­hi­cle Mr. John­son ... en­gaged the PTO shaft to his trailer and cov­ered my ve­hi­cle in cow ma­nure.”

Mr. John­son pleaded not guilty in Ver­mont Su­pe­rior Court in North Hero, say­ing he didn’t know the car was nearby when he turned on his ma­nure spreader.

The Ford Mo­tor Co. has hired smell-testers for its re­search labs in China, where con­sumers don’t l i ke t he “new-car” smell that many

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