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1 hr ago | Western Star

Scott sentencing on sex charges postponed

John Frederick Scott had his sentencing on numerous charges, including several sex-related offences, postponed when he appeared via video conference in provincial court in Corner Brook on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Labradorian

Ottenheimer would seek seat in Humber East

John Ottenheimer plans to run in Humber East immediately if successful in his quest to become the Progressive Conservative leader.

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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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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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The Compass

Rejection of addictions centre puts women at risk: Teen Challenge

The CEO of a charity that wants to open an addictions rehab centre in St. John's is disappointed that city council has turned it down.

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Telegram

Man pleads guilty to George Street stabbing

A man arrested earlier this year for reportedly stabbing another man on George Street has pleaded guilty to the crime.

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CBC News

Teens hospitalized after Happy Valley-Goose Bay collision

Two teenagers were sent to hospital after their ATV collided with a truck in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Wednesday afternoon.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Soup it up: New car cleaners shine, with elbow grease

Cleaner Wax and Leather 3-In-1 with Griot's micro fiber-covered sponge. The leather cleaner can also be used on newer clothes and furniture.

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CBC News

Local UPS store's abrupt closure shocks customer

Mae Kierans had taken her deceased father's most prized paperwork to this UPS store on Pearson Street in St. John's to make digital copies, and was taken aback when the store was shut down - with her father's paperwork still inside.

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Western Star

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck on road in eastern Newfoundland

Police are investigating the death of a 44-year-old man who was struck by a tractor-trailer on a road in eastern Newfoundland.

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CBC News

Police release video of armed robbery at Healy's Pharmacy

Surveillance video footage shows a man who walked into the drugstore, while wielding what looks like a knife, then demanded narcotics.

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The Compass

Two youths arrested for alleged Corner Brook golf club break-in

Police in Corner Brook arrested two youths after responding to an alarm at the Blomidon Golf and Country Club late Sunday evening.

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Telegram

Attempted murder suspect pleads guilty to unrelated charges

A young St. John's man accused of attempting to kill someone with a baseball bat is pleading guilty to charges stemming from a couple of less-serious incidents.

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Leamington Spa Courier

Wreath of Respect blessed in Warwick

Motorcycling members of the Royal British Legion's Riders' branch called at the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum at St John's House last Saturday.

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The Advertiser

Service marks 50 years since church merger

St Andrew's Methodist Church, in Coxhoe, near Durham, met for the first time on September 6, 1964, following the merger of the St John's and Central congregations.

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Science Daily

Animals first flex their muscles: Earliest fossil evidence for animals with muscles

A new fossil discovery identifies the earliest evidence for animals with muscles.

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CBC News

Road cost derails bid for St. John's addiction centre

St. John's city council has rejected an application to set up an addiction treatment centre on the outskirts of St. John's, although the decision was based on the cost of a road rather than the type of programming the centre plans to offer.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBC News

Liberals take lead in St. George's-Stephenville East byelection

CBC News will carry updates tonight on its live blog and website, as well as on Here & Now: Late Night at 11:30 p.m. NT.

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The Compass

Sentencing for priest, wife postponed

A provincial court judge agreed to set over sentencing until Friday for an Anglican priest and his wife who took thousands of dollars from their church.

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CBC News

Archeologists discover Labrador's 1st snowmobile

This Ford Model T was converted to ride through snow on skis. Chicago scientists used the makeshift snowmobile during an expedition to Labrador, and it was later abandoned in 1928.

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