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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Soldiers in Newfoundland rescue woman in overturned truck before it explodes

A group of current and former military members who were on vacation were able to put their rescue training to use as they pulled a bleeding woman from a burning truck in central Newfoundland.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire

2 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Trial set for former St. Patrick's bookkeeper accused of stealing from parish

A woman suspected of swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from St. Patrick's Parish in St. John's will go to trial this fall.

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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Race finished for Tely 10 runner in heat-induced coma

Emotions ran high Monday night as family and friends of a runner who collapsed in punishing heat during Sunday's Mark Didham was nearing the end of the 10-mile road race when he was overcome by the heat, which felled more than two dozen other competitors.

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6 hrs ago | Telegram

Bail hearings set for two of four people charged in robbery Photo

Four people who police believe were responsible for a series of robberies in St. John's and Mount Pearl over the weekend were back in provincial court in St. John's Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Echo

Hedge End paddling pool closes after vandals cause chaos

The facility, at St John's Recreation Ground, in Hedge End , which is normally open every day, has been closed by Hedge End Town Council.

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Brooklynian

Most Recent Comment

Has anyone heard what will be built on the little triangle of land near this building? I know if was for sale and then it sold.

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The Compass

Worker sent to hospital after excavator accident

Firefighters from the St. John's Regional Fire Department and Eastern Health paramedics responded to a workplace accident on Stonegate Crescent in Mount Pearl on Monday afternoon.

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UTV

Critical cover at ambulance service

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has admitted this weekend's staffing levels were the worst in its history with only 70% of medics on duty to handle calls.

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Laughing Squid

Video of a Large Iceberg Collapsing in Newfoundland, Canada and Its Immediate Aftermath

Wanda Stead captured a dramatic video of an iceberg collapsing in the Bay of Exploits in Newfoundland, Canada .

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Nor'Wester

Body's discovery treated as sudden death: RNC Photo Video

There are few details to share as of Monday morning about the discovery of a body in a yet-to-be developed portion of a Paradise subdivision.

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New York Daily News

See it: Canadian woman screams in terror as iceberg collapses near boat

Wanda Stead was caught on camera howling in fear as gigantic chunks of ice crashed into the Bay of Exploits, in Newfoundland, Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Tsunami, Natural Disasters

Telegram

Songs for Newfoundland

Ones like "I Had a Hat When I Came In," "Whiskey In the Jar" and "We'll Rant and We'll Roar."

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Weyburn Review

$22M project aims to restore former N.L. legislature building

Champagne bottles over 100 years old are among relics discovered during a project to restore the Colonial Building in St. John's, N.L., according to a heritage director with the province.

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Herald Gazette

Two Centuries of American Music at St. John's in Thomaston

Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; John David Adams, bass-baritone; and Anthony Antolini, pianist, will collaborate in a concert entitled "An American Sampler: A Chronological Retrospective of American Music from 1814 to 2014," at St. John's Episcopal Church, 200 Main Street, Thomaston, at 7:30 PM on Saturday, August 9. A suggested donation of $15 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Canada, Bowdoin, ME, Newcastle, ME, Symphony, Arts, Opera

The Times-Picayune

WSJ 1st Annual Festival Cultural Corridor

Two generations of musicians Dave Bartholomew and his son Don both chat during the West St. John's 1st Annual Festival Celebrating Education, Employment and Empowerment at West St. John High School gymnasium in Edgard on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

Physician and cancer survivor shares what cancer patients really want to hear

Dr. Nikhil Joshi says the creative process of writing the book The End of Suffering saved him.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Hodgkin's Disease, Oncology, Medicine, Canada

SooToday

Former Newfoundland legislature gets facelift

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - There's a good story behind the spectacular ceiling frescoes now brought back to full glory as part of a $22-million restoration of Newfoundland's former legislature.

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Spenborough Guardian

Iftar brings community closer

St John's Infant School invited residents of all faiths and ethnicities to attend its iftar function, a meal eaten by Muslims after sunset during the holy month.

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Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge school goes wild for bushcraft

EXOTIC animals and bushtucker trials kept children entertained at St John's Catholic Primary School's Go Wild experience on Saturday, as families turned out in force for the inaugural event.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Compass

Radio DJ, 85, has a love affair with VOWR

Henry Pike, 85, wasn't chasing a lifetime in radio when he showed up at VOWR in 1959 - he was chasing a girl.

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Related Topix: Canada, Wedding

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