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1 hr ago | Squamish Chief

Federal fisheries minister stands by shrimp quota cuts in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea has told an all-party committee in Newfoundland and Labrador that Ottawa's shrimp quota cuts won't be changed.

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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Fireworks suspected as cause of fire in Conception Bay South

A water bomber tried several times Monday to knock out a fire that had started in Conception Bay South Sunday night.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brooklynian

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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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CBC News

Corner Brook sets fire ban

The ban by the Corner Brook Fire Department includes outdoor fires and unauthorized burning including campfires, brush burning and fireworks.

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Brandon Sun

Group of Manitoba teachers to visit Juno Beach for educational tour

A beach post has photo's of Canadian soldiers pinned to it on Juno Beach following a ceremony of rememberance in Courcelles-sur-mer, France, Friday June 6, 2014.

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The Compass

Irish Loop woman logs pothole damages

The six months Keith Stampe spent going back and forth to St. John's to visit his dying brother was rough enough without dealing with the state of the Irish Loop.

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Related Topix: Canada, Palliative Care, Medicine

Brandon Sun

Newfoundland reaches tentative funding deal with community ambulance operators

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The government of Newfoundland and Labrador says it's reached a tentative funding agreement with the group representing community-based non-profit ambulance operators.

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CBC News

Winterland animals found frozen to death, cruelty trial told

Tony Barrett, seen during a court appearance earlier this year, has pleaded not guilty to a series of charges of animal cruelty.

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This is Wiltshire

Lord Nash meets staff and pupils during St John's visit

Devizes MP Claire Perry, Dr Patrick Hazlewood, principal of St John's Marlborough with Lord Nash and Year 7 pupils Lord Nash, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, visited St John's School in Marlborough with Devizes MP Claire Perry.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Western Star

Bike tour not treading on NCC's land

A not-for-profit organization's concerns about a mountain bike tour's potential use of private land it protects for conservation purposes appears to have been unfounded.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

A Stabbing? Or an Accident? Springfield Police Investigating Conflicting Stories

That's the question Springfield Police are trying to figure out in the case of 23 year old DeMarco Locust.

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Telegram

Corner Brook man accuses Prime Minister Harper of advocating genocide

Andrew Abbass has filed a complaint with the Corner Brook RNC alleging that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is advocating for genocide in his support for Israel.

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Bluffton Today

Jacksonville witnesses helpless as bridge accident sends man into St. John's River

Moments before being sucked under the choppy St. Johns River, Buckman Bridge accident victim William Maddox cried out to a small group of helpless, stunned witnesses that he loved his family.

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CBC News

Michael Rakai sentenced for bear spray attack against 'rats'

Michael Rakai, seen during a court appearance in December, has been sentenced to prison for several crimes, including attacking two people with bear spray.

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CBC News

Food fishery death sparks emotional call for extending season

The recreational groundfish fishery opened on Saturday, but was marred when a 72-year-old man died after a small boat capsized off Bell Island.

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CBC News

#CBCPride: Follow along the St. John's Pride Parade

It's Pride Week in St. John's, and the community is celebrating with its annual pride parade through downtown St. John's on Sunday afternoon.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Telegram

Comic continues to tout Newfoundland hometown in - Majumder Manor'

Shaun Majumder and his partner, Shelby Fenner, pose for a photo in St. John's on May 15. - Photos by The Canadian Press The "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" comedian is buying up much of his hometown in the second season of "Majumder Manor."

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Related Topix: Majumder Manor, Entertainment, Television, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Shelby Fenner, Canada, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Home, Home Listing

Warrnambool Standard

Former St John's Presbyterian bowls club site fails to sell

THE former site of the St John's Presbyterian bowls club is on the market for $750,000 after failing to sell at auction.

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Castanet.net

Newfoundland: a bee haven

Paradise, N.L., beekeeper Aubrey Goulding, operator of Paradise Farms Inc., works with one of his hives recently.

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CBC News

Vehicle fire stops traffic on TCH near Makinsons

A camper RV attached to the back of a truck caught fire Sunday afternoon. The Trans-Canada Highway eastbound was closed to allow firefighters to put out the blaze.

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