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2 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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

All surveys

Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below.

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Western Star

Approaching wind and rain not coming from Tropical Storm Cristobal

Much of western Newfoundland is in for a windy and wet couple of days, beginning with rain showers moving into the region Wednesday afternoon.

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Western Star

Roamin' 'round

An angler who visited Little Falls on the Upper Humber River recently feels it's time the provincial government spent a few dollars to repair the steps that take anglers down to one of the favourite pools on the river.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Telegram

Limited clientele a factor in Corner Brook gallery closure: owner

Corner Brook may have a strong reputation for producing some great artists, but the limited opportunity to grow can make it tough to operate a gallery that showcases original works.

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Nor'Wester

Privacy breach sentencing significant for general deterrence: Crown attorney

The conviction and sentencing of a former hospital clerk who inappropriately accessed patient records is signficant to deter any future breaches, according to Crown attorney Vikas Khaladkar.

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Western Star

Benoit's Cove man hurt in boat explosion

A man was treated for minor injuries following an explosion aboard a small fishing boat in the Bay of Islands Saturday morning.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Compass

COLUMN: Ed Finn writes about a journalist's life on the left

"I have a reputation, deserved or not," he says, "of an inveterate punster. Most of my puns have been eye-rolling groaners," he admits, "but the occasional one has been funny and perhaps even witty."

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Western Star

Two new swans selected for Glynmill Inn Pond

Mike Power, chair of the Bowring Park Foundation, holds one of the two mute swans he owns and which he is donating to the Glynmill Inn Pond in Corner Brook.

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Western Star

Mother Earth gathering a spiritual experience for participants

Maggie Atkinson is seen during a rattle ceremony prior to a Celtic drumming ceremony as part of an earth celebration gathering at Prince Edward Campground on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Western Star

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Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Compass

Extortion charges against two Ontario men dismissed in Corner Brook

Two men from Ontario accused this past spring with trying to extort a Corner Brook man have had the charges against them dismissed.

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Western Star

Collins will meet with child, youth advocate to discuss legislation gaps

Child, Youth and Family Services Minister Sandy Collins, left, discusses issues raised by the province's advocate for children and youth at a press conference in Corner Brook Thursday.

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Telegram

Revoking resort deal protected provincial interests: premier

Premier Tom Marshall says he doesn't believe the lawsuit launched by the current owners of Humber Valley Resort will taint his political legacy.

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Western Star

Benoit's Cove woman suffers minor injuries in collision

A woman was taken to Western Memorial Regional Hospital with minor injures following a collision at the intersection of Brookfield Avenue and Kilrannoch Place in Corner Brook Wednesday.

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