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29 min ago | CBC News

William Conway pleads guilty to girlfriend's death

William Conway, 50, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death. Conway struck and killed his girlfriend Veronica Doyle, 57, with his vehicle in October.

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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Dwight Ball makes radiation service pledge for Corner Brook

Opposition Leader Dwight Ball says a Liberal government would include radiation services in a new hospital planned for Corner Brook, something the governing Tories are not sure is affordable.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Paul Connolly first to be charged in HMP chapel riot

Paul Connolly, 32, is the first to be charged in the prison chapel riot in February.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CNews

Extreme potholes: Help us find Canada's worst potholes

Caused by one of the worst winters in recent memories, potholes around Niagara have become an ongoing problem for motorists, and the city crews trying to repair them.

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CBC News

Gordon Stuckless, Gardens sex abuser, pleads guilty to 100 charges

Convicted pedophile and former Maple Leafs Garden usher Gordon Stuckless was back in a Toronto court on Tuesday, where he pleaded guilty to 100 new charges involving 18 victims.

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CTV

Endangered blue whales found dead off Newfoundland big loss to species

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says the deaths of nine blue whales off the southwest coast of Newfoundland is a massive loss to marine life.

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Telegram

Man charged with driving while impaired by drug

A 31-year-old St. John's man was charged with being impaired by drug after Placentia RCMP officers pulled him over on Saturday.

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Weyburn Review

Lydia the great white shark appears to be heading south toward warmer waters

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Lydia the great white shark that surprised many with a trip into Newfoundland and Labrador's Placentia Bay last fall has crossed a mid-Atlantic trough.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

A hot spring for home renos

Ivan Plett, project manager for Rempel Builders, poses for a photo in a kitchen that was recently renovated.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBC News

Cabbie recovering after St. John's beat-down

Fahad Bakhtyar, an engineering student from Pakistan, says he's still in shock over being attacked while working a late-night taxi shift in St. John's.

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CBC News

Morgentaler closure sparks concern for N.L. abortion rights

The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, N.B., seen here in a file image, announced earlier this month it would be closing in July after a 20-year battle with the provincial government for funding.

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Weyburn This Week

Man set to be next premier of Newfoundland under pressure from pro-life group

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The man poised to become the next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is facing pressure from a pro-life group to follow the lead of Prince Edward Island in restricting abortion access in the province.

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New York Post

Mom of toddler who died in fire thanks doctors, questions EMTs

The heartbroken mom of a 4-year-old, who died in Queens house fire, thanked ER doctors for going above and beyond to try to save her daughter.

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This is Wiltshire

Fun day raises charity cash for Restore

FAMILIES in Walcot took advantage of the sunny weather on Saturday and attended a fun day at the Restore Charity shop.

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CBC News

Urgent need for adoption at Labrador City animal shelter

She says a senior citizen on a low income was trying to help strays, but did not have the animals spayed or neutered.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Catholic cleric sued for 5m over pension fund shortfall

A PROMINENT Catholic cleric is being sued by Scotland's largest local authority for almost 5 million after a church-run approved school closed with major pension liabilities.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Canada, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom

New York Daily News

2 kids die in Far Rockaway fire

The fire broke out in the basement of the two-story house on Bay 30th St. near Mott Ave. just before midnight Saturday.

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ABC News

4-Year-Old Half Siblings Die in Accidental NY Fire

A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday.

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Click2Houston

Obama attends Easter services at personally important Baptist church

President Barack Obama attended Easter services at the 19th Street Baptist Church on Sunday, a house of worship that he visited the Sunday before he was first inaugurated president in 2009.

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Click2Houston

Brother and sister, 4, die in house fire

Two 4-year-old children were killed after a fire broke out in a home in Queens around midnight Saturday.

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