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1 hr ago | CBC News

Body of missing fisherman found in Hawco's Pond

RCMP say late on Saturday afternoon, the body of a 57-year-old man fisherman was found and identified in the Deer Park area.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Frank Coleman defends anti-abortion views as private

Frank Coleman's wife Yvonne, along with some of their children and grandchildren, took part in Friday's anti-abortion rally in Corner Brook.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Mildenhall: First bricks are laid at new A 2.7million St John's community centre

The first bricks have been laid for a new 2.7million community project at the heart of a west Suffolk town.

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The News Tribune

Shot-blocker Chris Obekpa to return to St. John's

Obekpa led the Big East in blocked shots the last two seasons. On April 3, St. John's announced it had granted the 6-foot-9 sophomore a release to pursue transfer options.

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Telegram

Eighth arrest in drug case

Items seized in a recent joint forces RCMP/RNC operation are displayed at RCMP headquarters in St. John's.

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The Compass

Drug bust in Carbonear

Members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, along with the Trinity Conception RCMP, conducted a raid on a home in Carbonear tonight for what has been confirmed as a drug bust.

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The Southtown Star

Raises for Will County officials off the table

Herb Brooks Jr. from St. John's Church is seen in a handout photo from Joliet, IL on Wednesday November 28, 2012.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Compass

17th-century coins unearthed in Carbonear

Archaeology students from Memorial University in St. John's excavate at the site of an early 18th-century planter settlement at Crockers' Cove.- Images are copyrighted to Dr Peter Pope, Dept.

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CBC News

Bill Barry withdraws from Tory leadership race

Corner Brook businessman Bill Barry has taken his name out of the running for Newfoundland and Labrador's PC leadership, virtually ensuring Frank Coleman will become the province's next premier.

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Mission City Record

Mission resident recognized in Newfoundland

Mission resident Dudley Cox will be inducted in Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council's "Fortis Properties" Hall of Honour later this month.

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Telegram

Three men fined for illegal hunting activities

Lawrence Stead of St. John's and Wayne Bishop of Foxtrap were convicted in provincial court in St. John's on April 8 and each fined $1,000 for illegal hunting.

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The Compass

Engineering students design road realignment of flood area

A pair of civil engineering students in Corner Brook would love to be able to lend a hand to the design of the realignment of Route 460.

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Nor'Wester

RNC make arrest in armed robbery investigations

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary criminal investigation division has arrested and charged a 27-year-old St. John's man in relation to a number of robberies and armed robberies in the St. John's area.

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The Labradorian

RNC to issue stun guns to officers Video

RNC Chief Bill Janes announced Wednesday morning at RNC headquarters in St. John's that the police force has ordered 15 stun guns, which will be given to a "select group of officers," including the tactics and rescue unit, which responds to high-risk situations such as armed barricades, patrol officers, and the crime suppression unit, a new team ... (more)

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Telegram

One of two candidates in Tory leadership race drops out in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - One of two remaining candidates in the race to become leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party says he is dropping out.

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CBC News

Wabush pets left at shelter as laid-off workers move away

Jennifer Holloway, president of Faiths Haven Animal Shelter, says there have been a high number of animals brought to the shelter than normal due to recent layoffs at Wabush Mines.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bucks Herald

Top cadet uses first aid skills to treat ill mum

A schoolgirl whose first aid skills have been put to the test looking after her ill mother has been named as the South-East's top St John's Ambulance cadet.

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The Labradorian

Nominees for NL Book Awards announced

In the Writers' Alliance Fiction Award category, the finalists are "Strays" by Ed Kavanagh; "Caught" by Lisa Moore and Wangersky for "Whirl Away" .

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CBC News

Real estate agent David Norris facing tax evasion charges

Re/Max real estate agent David Norris, seen here in a file photo, appeared in provincial court in St. John's on Wednesday.

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The Compass

Cab driver's collarbone broken, fingers severed in assault

A foreign exchange student at Memorial University who was working part-time with Co-op Taxi was severely beaten early Sunday morning by a customer in St. John's, according to company general manager Doug McCarthy.

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