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3 hrs ago | The Compass

Corner Brook woman ticketed in accident with motorcycle

The woman driving the vehicle that struck this motorcycle in Corner Brook on Aug. 11 has been ticketed for failing to obey a stop sign.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Delegates at Canadian Medical Association meeting vote to oppose smoking of any plant substance

They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marijuana,

10 hrs ago | The Compass

Contractors interested in mill demolition

Contractors have lined up for the job of tearing down the buildings at the site of the former Abitibi paper mill at Grand Falls-Windsor.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

Teens arrested after shots fired in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

The RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay arrested two teenagers Wednesday after shots were fired near Mealy Mountain Collegiate Monday night.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Canada

17 hrs ago | Telegram

Government engaged in clear - abuse' of ATIPPA, Wells says

Public Engagement Minister Sandy Collins couldn't cite any measures the government has taken to prevent bureaucrats from abusing provisions of the access to information legislation and improperly keeping documents secret from the public.

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21 hrs ago | CBC News

Work begins on single-parent apartments in Labador City

"We have very limited housing, lands available for housing, and so we looked through what we had available recognizing that this project required a partner in order to go ahead," Oldford said.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Old Greece school to be turned into car wash

For some it will be a hard transition, watching a school be turned into a car wash, but that's what will happen in Greece at the closed Saint John's the Evangelist Elementary and Middle School.

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CBC News

Ryan Snoddon takes ALS ice bucket challenge

Celebrities and regular folk alike have been posting videos of their ALS ice bucket challenge to draw awareness to the illness.

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Telegram

B.C. man arrested in St. John's drug bust

This photo shows police making an arrest on Duckworth Street in St. John's last Friday.

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CBC News

Nelson Hart's lawyer wants judicial stay on assault, threat charges

Nelson Hart is facing three charges of uttering threats, one charge of destruction of property and one charge of making a false statement.

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CBC News

Birchy Brook wants action on lack of running water

Residents of a small Bay St. George community are tired of waiting for water after going without for over three weeks.

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Iom Online

Produce show in St John's

St John's Produce Show will take place on Saturday, September 6, at the Methodist Hall in St John's from 3pm.

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CBC News

Drone video shows stubborness, severity of Goodridge Street fire

Video footage from a drone showing a stubborn fire in St. John's gives a unique aerial perspective of what firefighters were up against.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Nor'Wester

Mi'kmaq assembly fighting to gain government attention

The Mi'kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland hopes its first annual general meeting will help keep the momentum going in its fight for equal treatment from the federal government.

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CBC News

Justin Chipman defence wants charges dropped, citing excessive force

The defence lawyer for Justin Chipman, who was shot and wounded during an RNC sting operation in February, wants charges against his client thrown out, citing excessive police force.

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The Labradorian

American doctor says we can do better

I consider Newfoundland my second home. I read about your health care concerns in The Telegram and hear about medical issues from my neighbours.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Opinion

CBC News

Sofyan Boalag fires 2 lawyers, sexual assault trial postponed

The trial for Sofyan Boalag, 35, accused in a series of sexual assaults, was postponed in court Monday after he fired his two lawyers.

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Globe and Mail

Seamus O'Regan seeks Liberal nomination for Newfoundland riding

Broadcast journalist Seamus O'Regan is seeking the federal Liberal nomination in the Newfoundland riding of St. John's South-Mount Pearl.

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Related Topix: Canada AM, Entertainment, Television, Canada, World News

WCTV Tallahassee

4 Women Arrested, Charged with Kidnapping Infant

Four women were pulled over along I-10 in Madison County on Sunday evening and charged with kidnapping a Jacksonville-area infant.

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Related Topix: Madison County, FL, Canada, Miami Gardens, FL

Nor'Wester

Appeal Court sides with Metrobus in accident case

A driver's attempt to be found not liable for an accident 12 years ago involving his minivan and a Metrobus has failed.

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