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12 hrs ago | Western Star

Blasted' contributes to the conversation of theatre

Jim Parsons, left, and Jacob Bradbury rehearse a scene from "Blasted," Off-Broadway Players of Corner Brook's entry in this year's Provincial Drama Festival.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

Frank Coleman abortion controversy: Who has said what

Premier Tom Marshall and others are reacting to an unexpected political football in local politics: abortion.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Canada,

19 hrs ago | Western Star

Motorcyclist in Corner Brook traffic stop arrested on warrants

A Royal Newfoundland Constabulary patrol stopped the motorcycle for a traffic safety stop at about 5 p.m on West Street.

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19 hrs ago | Telegram

Needle exchange demand beyond capacity

Demand for the Aids Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador's needle-exchange program has increased considerably in the past two years, says its executive director.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs, Canada

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Man set to be next premier of Newfoundland under pressure from pro-life group

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The man poised to become the next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is facing pressure from a pro-life group to follow the lead of Prince Edward Island in restricting abortion access in the province.

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Western Star

Clara's Big Ride on the way to Corner Brook

With two other riders ahead of her, Clara Hughes is seen on White's Road late this morning after a successful event at College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville where she addressed a full house at L.A. Bown Campus.

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Western Star

Mixture of sun and cloud in Corner Brook area today

While the cloud cover is expected to increase throughout the afternoon, it is expected to stay relatively sunny and dry all day.

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CBC News

Frank Coleman coronation turning into 'train wreck,' prof says

The governing Progressive Conservatives are turning into the "walking dead" if businessman Frank Coleman does not soon start explaining his vision to lead Newfoundland and Labrador, a political scientist says.

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Related Topix: Canada, Abortion

Telegram

20 Questions with Susan Kent

See this picture? No, it's not the skeety guy who gave you the creeps in high school - it's actually the very gorgeous, very blonde and very female Susan Kent in costume as her character Jerry Pack.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Western Star

Music to our ears

Music has always been part of the DNA of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. It probably comes down from the days before television and even radio when people in small outports were forced to entertain themselves.

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Related Topix: Newfoundland, NJ, Canada, Symphony, Arts, Opinion

Western Star

Conservatives ignoring needs of veterans: Judy Foote

In a prepared release the Member of Parliament for Random-Burin-St. George's said during the past year the Conservatives have continued to abdicate their responsibility by closing nine regional Veterans Affairs Canada offices throughout the country.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Telegram

Some good news for mill pensioners

After going through months of uncertainly over the future of the Corner Brook Pulp and Paper pension plan nearly two years ago, Gerald Parsons is breathing a little easier these days.

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CBC News

Coleman family among Corner Brook anti-abortion protesters

Frank Coleman's wife Yvonne, along with some of their children and grandchildren took part in Friday's anti-abortion rally in Corner Brook.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Western Star

Music is in the air at Jakeman All-Grade

Jakeman All Grade students, from left, Chloe Barnes, Chantel Gill and Malana Barnes belt out a tune on their recorders.

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Western Star

Three-vehicle collision on University Drive in Corner Brook

This Toyota Rav4 was towed from the scene of a three-vehicle collision on University Drive in Corner Brook on Thursday.

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CBC News

Bill Barry withdraws from Tory leadership race

Corner Brook businessman Bill Barry has taken his name out of the running for Newfoundland and Labrador's PC leadership, virtually ensuring Frank Coleman will become the province's next premier.

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Western Star

Engineering students design road realignment of flood area

A pair of civil engineering students in Corner Brook would love to be able to lend a hand to the design of the realignment of Route 460.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, Canada

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Telegram

Ellen sealskin portrait sold

Rodney Mercer's sealskin portraita Sof Ellen Degeneres has found a home. His artistic creation is on display at Gitanos' Supper Club and Tapas Bar in the Millbrook Mall, hanging near the entrance of the establishment owned by Donna Thistle.

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Related Topix: Ellen, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Ellen DeGeneres, Canada

The Chronicle Herald

Now Hear this: Love of nature inspires Only the Mighty

Kim Harris launches her full-length debut, Only the Mighty, on Thursday night at the Spatz Theatre at Citadel High in Halifax.

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Western Star

Ministers King and Jackman lend support to Coleman

Another two provincial cabinet ministers are getting behind Corner Brook businessman Frank Coleman in his campaign to become the next Progressive Conservative leader.

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