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21 min ago | SooToday

Riots spur plan to replace Victorian-era jail

Her Majesty's Penitentiary is pictured in St. John's, N.L., overlooking Quidi Vidi Lake on June 9, 2011.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada,

4 hrs ago | Iom Online

Accused in court over Tholt-y-Will death

A St John's man charged with causing the death of a woman by dangerous driving has had an application for bail denied.

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Related Topix: Canada, Europe, World News, Isle of Man

8 hrs ago | CBC News

WAM Picks: Newfoundland ponies, live music, and a kitchen party

SHERLOCK IN SIN JAWN'S - Join Shakespeare By the Sea for The Curious Case in the Colony .

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Summer in Corner Brook brings construction and traffic headaches

A major road in Corner Brook is closed to traffic for the next four weeks, causing a myriad of problems for motorists trying to get across town.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Labradorian

Emergency repairs coming for abandoned Goulds church

The Goulds Historical Society plans to soon get started on emergency repairs on a landmark little church on Bay Bulls Road that's been unused for decades.

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Related Topix: Canada, Anglican, Religion

Worksop Guardian

Bassetlaw: Samantha has the top design in water safety campaign competition

More than 700 pupils from schools in Bassetlaw have recently taken part in a campaign that highlights the dangers of water during the summer months.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Cofferdam fix at Manolis L. called a textbook operation

The Coast Guard anticipated the oil spill from the Manolis L. after the cofferdam was changed.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Miami Herald

Charges expected in death of musician, bartender shot dead during home robbery

Miami police are in the process of extraditing a man wanted in the late June killing of a local bartender and musician, who was shot dead when he arrived home and encountered a robbery in progress.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, West Palm Beach, FL

CBC News

Katsheshuk Fisheries expected to plead guilty in man's death

Katsheshuk Fisheries is expected to plead guilty on charges related to a death on board a shrimp vessel in 2012.

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Related Topix: Canada,

The Labradorian

Teen's age on Facebook profile was 23 while chatting with journalist

A teenager admitted on the stand Wednesday she had claimed to be an adult on her Facebook profile page when she chatted with Kevin Kelly.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Canada,

CBC News

Looky-there! Stephenville fire leads to marijuana bust

The good news? The Mounties saved the apartment from being destroyed by fire. The bad news? They found the marijuana plant the tenant had been growing.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

The Standard

Fair and squar-e

Rathbone square is a mixed-use development perfectly positioned in Westminster to give you the best of inner London.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Canada

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Western Star

Decian Chaisson to enter plea on child pornography charges

Decian Chaisson, a 44-year-old resident of Mainland facing charges related to child pornography from Operation Snapshot II, will be back in court Sept.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

N.L. renews agreement for federal Gas Tax Fund

St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe says the city has many projects on which to spend the money from the federal Gas Tax Fund.

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CBC News

Injured man gets medevac from ship off northern Labrador

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax tasked a Cormorant helicopter from Gander on Tuesday afternoon to airlift an injured crew member from a container ship north of Hopedale.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

No one panicked during Jerusalem rocket attack: MPs

"Life goes on. Today's a new day," Gerry Byrne, a Liberal who represents the western Newfoundland riding of Humber-St.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Canada,

TrekEarth

Newfoundland - 2014 - 7

Une vue sur la ville de Irishtown et des montagnes qui sont situees en face de la ville de Corner Brook a Terre Neuve.

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Sheffield Star

Ed Miliband lends support to Doncaster Mile of Coins appeal

Labour leader Ed Miliband will be lending his support to a local Doncaster charity to help raise the profile of their annual fundraising drive.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBC News

Why St. John's neighbourhoods may go back to the future

Last week, the city released a draft municipal plan titled Envision St. John's. It's a tentative 10-year vision for St. John's that, if all goes as scheduled, will be approved next year.

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CBC News

St. John's council votes to continue Aquarena funding

A finance committee with the City of St. John's voted to continue the $100,000 grant for Memorial University's Aquarena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

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