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21 min ago | Western Star

Truck collides with city home Monday night Photo

The lights were still on and engine running after this green Ford pickup crashed into the front of a home on Weir Place in Curling Monday night.

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5 hrs ago | Western Star

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge photos and videos

Take a browse through some of the photos and videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge submitted to us from around western Newfoundland.

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9 hrs ago | Telegram

In full force

After nearly two years, the Roddickton RCMP Detachment is fully staffed. In addition to Constable Chris Doctor, two new officers - Corporal Desmond Mollon and Constable Robert Paris - recently arrived to the area.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Wabush mayor says province-wide 911 will cost lives

Wabush Mayor Colin Vardy thinks moving the 911 dispatch centre from where it is currently in Wabush, to Corner Brook under the new province-wide system, will put the people of Labrador in danger A mayor from Labrador West is criticizing plans to answer province-wide 911 calls in Corner Brook and not his area.

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17 hrs ago | Western Star

Lifelong task

Darlene Vatcher is seen prior to shedding 98 pounds with the help of exercise and the Take Off Pounds Sensibly organization.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Western Star

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Western Star

A new school year begins at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook

Orientation at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook, is in full swing with several activities taking place to help new students familiarize themselves with the campus, its surroundings and staff.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Western Star

What you can do to make 911 work

In mid-August, emergency dispatchers in Corner Brook made the news for not once, but twice, sending emergency crews to the wrong building.

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CBC News

Drunk drivers charged from St. John's to Labrador City

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were busy from St. John's to Labrador City with a number of impaired drivers Saturday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Western Star

Judge to decide on Humber Road tenant/landlord spat

Green was one of the eight tenants, including a restaurant, displaced from the property ran by Ma at 27 Humber Rd. last February after provincial inspectors shut the building down.

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Western Star

District representative comfortable with temporary junior high

The G.C. Rowe Junior High sign is replaced by a Corner Brook Intermediate one as junior high students prepare to go back to school.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Western Star

Charges laid against two youth on Cossitt Place in Corner Brook

Two 14-year-old boys were arrested an charged with criminal offences at a residence on Cossitt Place late Thursday night.

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Telegram

Got a quarter? Give a quarter

In a place where joy is not a common emotion, there were plenty more smiles than usual at Western Memorial Regionala SHospital.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

National Post

Bitter feud between Newfoundland neighbours has a disputed death...

Snippets of a bitter feud between Newfoundland neighbours were aired in a Corner Brook courtroom this week in a dispute that involved trespassing cats, an alleged death threat and a hard-of-hearing deputy sheriff.

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The Compass

Ottenheimer hopes to bring stability to party

John Ottenheimer is confident in both his ability to become the next leader of the Progressive Conservative party and ignite his team's chances in the next general election.

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CBC News

St. John's, Corner Brook centres to field all 911 calls

Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dan Crummell says every landline and cellphone in the province will be charged a new fee to help pay for implementation of provincewide 911 service.

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Telegram

Plans still on track for basic 911 service by December

The provincial government said today it has determined the locations and boundaries of the Public Safety Answering Points for the expansion of Basic 911 service.

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Western Star

Hearts, heroes and Matthew Byrne on west coast this weekend

Matthew Byrne is shown in this undated photo. Byrne will be performing in Corner Brook and Rocky Harbour this weekend.

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Western Star

Trial to proceed on charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm

There is sufficient evidence to proceed with three charges in relation to alleged impaired driving causing bodily harm against Mark Jeffrey Thompson.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Western Star

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