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1 hr ago | Western Star

Donations up by 25 per cent in Stephenville Terry Fox Run

More help came this year from Stephenville in keeping Terry Fox's dream of finding a cure for cancer alive. Money raised through the Stephenville Terry Fox Run-Walk-Bike this year was up 25 per cent from the previous year, and participation also increased, said organizer Noreen Dwyer.

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5 hrs ago | Western Star

Percy White wins best actor award at Atlantic Film Festival

Percy White, the Newfoundland-born actor with connections to Stephenville, received the David Renton Award for outstanding performance by an actor. White is the son of Sherry White, a writer-producer for a number of television series.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Black Spruce CEO still talking about oil potential

David Murray appeared to have recovered just fine from a slight awkward moment during his address to the ninth International Symposium on the Oil and Gas Resources of Western Newfoundland. David Murray, president and CEO of Black Spruce Exploration Corp., speaks at the Western Oil and Gas ninth international symposium at the Glynmill Inn in Corner Brook Thursday.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Western Star

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Western Star

Corner Brook Relay for Life

Rainbow of Life is the theme of the 12th annual Canadian Cancer Society Corner Brook Relay for Life happening Saturday at Margaret Bowater Park. Here, Aloha Life team member Carley Alexander, 15, from Stephenville, is seen walking past the luminaries being set up around the track at the park.

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Merger in the works forf St. John's-based energy companies

Kirby Mercer, chief executive officer of Beothuk Energy Inc., says his has entered into a letter of intent to merge with Canadian Imperial Venture Corp. During the last two years, Beothuk Energy Inc. has been developing an offshore wind power project in St. George's Bay. The company plans include building facilities for the manufacturing of wind turbine gravity based structures at the Port of Corner Brook and a wind farm service port at Port Harmon in Stephenville.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Western Star

Voir dire decision in Corner Brook cop's trial now in judge's hands

Sean Kelly is seen entering provincial court in Corner Brook on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer is on trial for making indecent phone calls and mischief.

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Ain't no cure for berry fever

You can't get enough. Every time I think that's it, no more berry columns for a while, I get a raft of requests for recipes.

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Former hospital clerk fined $5,000

The court must denounce breaches of people's privacy, and deter others from doing so, in sentencing, according to Judge Kymil Howe. Information and privacy commissioner Ed Ring talks to the media after Judge Kymil Howe handed down a sentence to former Western Memorial Regional Hospital clerk Donna Colbourne Thursday in provincial court in Corner Brook.

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Western Star

Late fall opening possible for Rotary Arts Centre

By mid-November, the work of area artists could be on full display at the Corner Brook Rotarya SArts Centre. Construction on the new multi-disciplinary arts centre located in the lower part of Corner Brook City Hall continues, and could be completed by the end of October, according to David Smallwood, the association's chair.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Western Star

Water expert to discuss one of country's - dirty' secrets

Carl Yates is coming to Corner Brook today to discuss what used to be "one of Canada's dirty little secrets." Sometimes a lot of the water produced in a water distribution system never reaches a person's tap.

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Highway detour in place for culvert replacement

Work related to the construction of Corner Brook's new water treatment plant is ongoing. The final phase consists of installing a water main from Sunnyslope Drive to Woodbine Avenue, via O'Connell Drive.

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Dalley addresses opening of oil and gas symposium in Corner Brook

Natural Resources Minister Derrick Dalley addresses the 9th International Symposium on the Oil and Gas Resources of Western Newfoundland in Corner Brook Thursday morning. Dalley was in Corner Brook to officially open the 9th International Symposium on the Oil and Gas Resources of Western Newfoundland.

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Corner Brook man charged following complaints of vehicle break-ins

On Sept. 11 at about 5:30 a.m. RNC Patrol Services responded to a complaint of a person breaking into vehicles in the Pioneer Street area.

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Doctor admits to incompetence in case of girl's death

Kaylie Wheaton as seen in a photo from a Facebook tribute to her following her death in 2011. - Facebook photo A doctor has pleaded guilty to professional incompetence in a medical case that resulted in the death of a nine-year-old girl.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Western Star

Official opening of city dog park Thursday

The City of Corner Brook and the Humber Rotary Club is hosting an official opening of the dog park Thursday at 4 p.m. The 100-by-100-foot park had a startup cost of about $20,000, and the Humber Rotary Club sponsored $5,000 toward the project. Mike Dolter, who was fired earlier this year from his position as Corner Brook's Chief Administrative Officer job "without cause," has accepted a job as Truro, N.S.'s CAO.

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Corner Brook

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says the incident happened around 8:30 a.m. while the pedestrian was crossing the road near Memorial University's Grenfell Campus.

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Meditation offered at Corner Brook high school

Cameron Barnes, from left, Aime Knott and Mandy Targett take part in a lunchtime meditation session at Corner Brook Regional High. Paula Grudich, Corner Brook Regionala SHigh's English department head, said during her tenure as an educator she has recognized the weight on the shoulders of students.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Western Star

Wonderful Fine Market a chance to showcase locally made wares

That's why she is looking forward to being a part of the Wonderful Fine Market, which is all set to start its second season in Corner Brook this Saturday.

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