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BBC's The Voice star pops in to perform for children and judge annual talent show

CHILDREN at St John's Catholic Primary School in Tiverton have been showcasing their performing skills at the school's annual talent show.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Knutsford Guardian

Got the munchies? Go and have dinner with the mayor

The intimate dinner, hosted by Knutsford Town Mayor Clr Neil Forbes, features a specially designed menu from the King Street restaurant and is the first fundraising event of the mayoral year.

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The Labradorian

Lunch with Mark Critch made senior's bucket list

Kenny's Pond Retirement Community resident Delores Cahill crossed an item off her bucket list this week: lunch with actor/comedian Mark Critch.

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Telegram

Matthew Hornell, Andrew Sneddon to tour Newfoundland

Two instruments and a pack of strings, and Matthew Hornell and Andrew Sneddon have all they need for a tour of the island.

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SooToday

Riots spur plan to replace Victorian-era jail

Her Majesty's Penitentiary is pictured in St. John's, N.L., overlooking Quidi Vidi Lake on June 9, 2011.

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Iom Online

Accused in court over Tholt-y-Will death

A St John's man charged with causing the death of a woman by dangerous driving has had an application for bail denied.

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CBC News

WAM Picks: Newfoundland ponies, live music, and a kitchen party

SHERLOCK IN SIN JAWN'S - Join Shakespeare By the Sea for The Curious Case in the Colony .

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CBC News

Summer in Corner Brook brings construction and traffic headaches

A major road in Corner Brook is closed to traffic for the next four weeks, causing a myriad of problems for motorists trying to get across town.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Labradorian

Emergency repairs coming for abandoned Goulds church

The Goulds Historical Society plans to soon get started on emergency repairs on a landmark little church on Bay Bulls Road that's been unused for decades.

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Worksop Guardian

Bassetlaw: Samantha has the top design in water safety campaign competition

More than 700 pupils from schools in Bassetlaw have recently taken part in a campaign that highlights the dangers of water during the summer months.

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CBC News

Cofferdam fix at Manolis L. called a textbook operation

The Coast Guard anticipated the oil spill from the Manolis L. after the cofferdam was changed.

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The Miami Herald

Charges expected in death of musician, bartender shot dead during home robbery

Miami police are in the process of extraditing a man wanted in the late June killing of a local bartender and musician, who was shot dead when he arrived home and encountered a robbery in progress.

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CBC News

Katsheshuk Fisheries expected to plead guilty in man's death

Katsheshuk Fisheries is expected to plead guilty on charges related to a death on board a shrimp vessel in 2012.

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The Labradorian

Teen's age on Facebook profile was 23 while chatting with journalist

A teenager admitted on the stand Wednesday she had claimed to be an adult on her Facebook profile page when she chatted with Kevin Kelly.

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CBC News

Looky-there! Stephenville fire leads to marijuana bust

The good news? The Mounties saved the apartment from being destroyed by fire. The bad news? They found the marijuana plant the tenant had been growing.

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The Standard

Fair and squar-e

Rathbone square is a mixed-use development perfectly positioned in Westminster to give you the best of inner London.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Western Star

Decian Chaisson to enter plea on child pornography charges

Decian Chaisson, a 44-year-old resident of Mainland facing charges related to child pornography from Operation Snapshot II, will be back in court Sept.

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CBC News

N.L. renews agreement for federal Gas Tax Fund

St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe says the city has many projects on which to spend the money from the federal Gas Tax Fund.

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CBC News

Injured man gets medevac from ship off northern Labrador

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax tasked a Cormorant helicopter from Gander on Tuesday afternoon to airlift an injured crew member from a container ship north of Hopedale.

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CBC News

No one panicked during Jerusalem rocket attack: MPs

"Life goes on. Today's a new day," Gerry Byrne, a Liberal who represents the western Newfoundland riding of Humber-St.

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