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1 hr ago | Telegram

One of two candidates in Tory leadership race drops out in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - One of two remaining candidates in the race to become leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party says he is dropping out.

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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Wabush pets left at shelter as laid-off workers move away

Jennifer Holloway, president of Faiths Haven Animal Shelter, says there have been a high number of animals brought to the shelter than normal due to recent layoffs at Wabush Mines.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bucks Herald

Top cadet uses first aid skills to treat ill mum

A schoolgirl whose first aid skills have been put to the test looking after her ill mother has been named as the South-East's top St John's Ambulance cadet.

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The Labradorian

Nominees for NL Book Awards announced

In the Writers' Alliance Fiction Award category, the finalists are "Strays" by Ed Kavanagh; "Caught" by Lisa Moore and Wangersky for "Whirl Away" .

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CBC News

Real estate agent David Norris facing tax evasion charges

Re/Max real estate agent David Norris, seen here in a file photo, appeared in provincial court in St. John's on Wednesday.

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The Compass

Cab driver's collarbone broken, fingers severed in assault

A foreign exchange student at Memorial University who was working part-time with Co-op Taxi was severely beaten early Sunday morning by a customer in St. John's, according to company general manager Doug McCarthy.

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CBC News

Butter-throwing prison rioter gets 8 months

A fourth man has been sentenced for his role in the riot at Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's last August.

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Telegram

Adopted Newfoundlander looking for family

Aa Swoman born in Newfoundland in the 1970s and adopted by a family from Ontario is trying to find members of her extended biological family.

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CBC News

Fishery workers protest latest DFO inshore shrimp cuts

Protesters took to chanting outside the DFO offices in Grand Falls-Windsor on Tuesday to show their anger over the latest federal cuts to inshore northern shrimp quotas.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Bullying complaint against Newfoundland education minister resolved: premier

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's premier says his office has resolved a complaint that the education minister bullied the leader of the province's Federation of School Councils.

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CBC News

Used syringes found on Mundy Pond shore, walking trail

A man walking his dog on the Mundy Pond trail made a disturbing discovery when he spotted used syringes lining the shore.

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Malvern Gazette

Easter Eggsa travaganza at St John's Library on Thursday

CHILDREN aged between four and 11 can design their own Easter cards and munch on chocolate treats at St John's Library this Thursday.

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The Chronicle Herald

Muskrat Falls project costs going up, power may be delayed, says Nalcor

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The head of Newfoundland and Labrador's Crown energy company says costs for the $7.7-billion Muskrat Falls hydro project are going up and first power may be delayed.

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Telegram

Early morning fire in St. John's under investigation

An investigation continues into an early morning fire on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John's.

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Nor'Wester

Province backs shrimp harvesters

While the provincial government is backing shrimp fishermen, the federal government remains firm on its latest quota decisions.

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This is Wiltshire

We object to St John's 1.19m sixth form centre, say Marlborough councillors

Parking problems have lead Marlborough Town Council to object to St John's A 1.19 million sixth form centre.

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CBC News

Fire strikes downtown St. John's law office

A fire broke out early Tuesday morning at a two-storey law office on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John's.

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Western Star

Still no more details on Felix Cove shooting

A RCMP cruiser is seen outside a residence in Felix Cove as a police officer stands guard at a house in which a man was found dead on March 29, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Telegram

Man accused of killing girlfriend with car expected to plead guilty

A man suspected of hitting and killing his girlfriend while driving drunk in Airport Heights last fall in St. John's will likely be pleading guilty.

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The Compass

Company's win against province upheld

A local construction company will receive close to $1 million from the provincial government without even having to drive a nail.

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