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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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The Compass

He was saying inappropriate things'

A teenage girl feared for her friend's safety so much after reading Facebook messages from Kevin Kelly, she took matters into her own hands.

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The Compass

Cruise ship docks early in St. John's after medical emergency

The Astor sails into St. John's harbour Monday evening with 548 passengers and 300 crew members.

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The Labradorian

RCMP release traffic stats for Salmon Festival weekend

On the positive side, the RCMP notes there were no fatal or serious injury crashes related to the Grand Falls-Windsor festival.

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Western Star

Plea date set for sex charges against former priest

A former Roman Catholic priest who spent most of his tenure in western Newfoundland has a plea date set for Aug. 25 on sex charges.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Labrador ferry issues wipe out grocery stocks

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - There's no excuse for bare grocery shelves in remote Labrador communities still waiting for spring food shipments delayed by ferry issues, says provincial Transportation Minister Nick McGrath.

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Canada.com

WestJet Airlines taking the fight to Air Canada with plans to debut wide-body aircraft next year

WestJet, which launched its first trans-Atlantic service to Ireland this summer with its existing fleet of narrow-body planes, said it initially plans to operate four wide-body planes on routes between Alberta and Hawaii in late 2015.

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CBC News

Police seek witnesses to assault outside C.B.S. bar

Police in St. John's released more details Monday about a disturbance at a bar in Conception Bay South that sent two people to hospital.

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Brandon Sun

Empty food shelves in remote Labrador communities blamed on ferry issues

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's transportation minister says he's working on getting more food flown into remote Labrador communities affected by ferry delays.

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Western Star

Tourist numbers vary in western Newfoundland

From left, Evan Mercer, Keelan Purchase, Jenn Furlong, Stephanie Payne, Claire Hewlett and Craig Haley perform at Gros Morne Theatre Festival's It's Neddy Norris Night at the Dr. Henry Payne Museum as part of the Cow Head Lobster Festival celebrations.

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CBC News

Dead dog found in Nain water supply not a health risk: mayor

The mayor of Nain says a boil-water advisory issued last week after a dead dog was found in the community's water supply was a precautionary measure, and there was never a health risk to anyone who consumed the water.

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Nor'Wester

Moose removed from St. John's Airport area

According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, the moose was trapped in a fenced area after it crossed over Airport Road.

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The Advertiser

Weardale byway washed out by flooding needs to be repaired, councillor claims

Large chunks of the Lonen, which runs from the centre of St John's Chapel up into the countryside, were washed away by flash floods in April last year.

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CBC News

Drowning at Gambo brings tragic end to outing

RCMP reported Monday that a young man drowned after he and his friends were enjoying themselves at a swimming hole near Police said the man, 23, was enjoying an outing with friends at Mint Brook on Friday evening when he went swimming and then suddenly went underwater.

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