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28 min ago | Telegram

Misinformation about wind energy abounds: Jet-Age owner

Allison Lomond liked what she heard Wednesday from Jet-Age Wind Energy as the company informed people about wind power as a source of energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canada

4 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

St George's Healthcare NHS trust has been heaped with praise following a national inspection.

The trust, which includes St George's Hospital, Queen Mary's Hospital in Roehampton, and St John's Therapy Centre in Battersea , picked up 'good' ratings in 51 out of 62 areas.

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Related Topix: Canada, Nursing, Medicine

8 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Top court won't hear appeal in fight over who pays for priests' sex abuse

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal of a decision won by the insurer of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp. of St. John's in a battle over who pays for compensating victims who were sexually abused by priests.

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Related Topix: Canada, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Guilty plea expected for string of St. John's robberies

A St. John's man is expected to plead guilty to a string of multiple robberies in the city over the last few months.

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9 hrs ago | The Compass

Diver taken to hospital following incident in St. John's harbour

A 28-year-old man is in hospital today following an underwater incident in St.a SJohn's harbour at the New Dock property.

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9 hrs ago | The Compass

PC Party confirms July 4-5 convention

The PC Party will go ahead with its plans for a convention in early July to confirm the leadership of premier-designate Frank Coleman.

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Related Topix: Canada, Newfoundland, NJ

9 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

Cannes screening of "Relative Happiness" a major boost for Newfoundland director

Her second feature-length movie "Relative Happiness" will have its world premiere May 20 as part of a showcase of Canadian productions running parallel to the Cannes Film Festival in France.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Movies, Entertainment,

12 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Newfoundland faces 'unacceptably high risk' of power outages in future

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A consultant's report on Newfoundland's power failures in January blames insufficient generation and equipment maintenance, and says there's an "unacceptably high risk" of future blackouts.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

More addicts mean more armed robberies, pharmacists warn

Stephen Reid, with the province's pharmacists' association, says the province needs to curb drug addiction in order to prevent an increase in the number of armed robberies.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime,

14 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Newfoundland and Labrador Tories set to confirm new premier in July

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Progressive Conservative party in Newfoundland and Labrador says it plans to hold a convention in July to confirm the leadership of Frank Coleman.

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16 hrs ago | Telegram

Teacher found guilty of luring 14-year-old student using Internet

A former Central Newfoundland teacher will spend the next year and a half in jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, Social Software

21 hrs ago | Telegram

RNC seek witnesses to hit and run vehicle-pedestrian collision

The RNC is seeking the public's assistance in relation to a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred on Hamlyn Road in St. John's Monday, April 14 at approximately 2:10 p.m. A dark blue truck or SUV hit a female pedestrian as she was crossing Hamlyn Road between the Village Mall and the CIBC.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBC News

Fire hits Carbonear's Bond Theatre

Emergency crews block the road near the Bond Theatre in Carbonear after fire broke out in the building early Wednesday afternoon.

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CBC News

Saint John's tax rate criticism unwarranted, councillor says

Figures show the total value of homes in Fredericton is higher than the value of all the homes in Saint John.

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The Compass

Tackling taboos

Meghan Greeley stars as a teenage prostitute in Poverty Cove Theatre Company's production of "Rabbit Rabbit," running at the Guv'nor Inn in St. John's April 30 to May 4. Meghan Greeley and Darryl Hopkins star as a teenage prostitute and a paedophilic clown in Poverty Cove Theatre Company's production of "Rabbit Rabbit," running at the Guv'nor Inn ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada,

Herald Star Online

Anna Mae Nixon

NIXON, Anna Mae, 70, a longtime resident of Dover and formerly of Bergholz, OH, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, following an extended illness.

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Related Topix: Dover, OH, Bergholz, OH, Canada, Tuscarawas County, OH, Computers, Miamisburg, OH

Wisbech Standard

Communities secretary Eric Pickles says European elections are most important in a generation

The European elections next month are the most important in a generation, communities secretary Eric Pickles said as he launched the Conservatives East of England campaign today.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Canada,

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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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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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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