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50 min ago | The News

Newfoundland's capital had one of hottest months on record in July

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland's capital sweltered through one of the hottest months on the record books in July.

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3 hrs ago | News Times

UConn women to play St. John's at

BOUND: The Huskies will face St. John's in the ninth annual Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden Jan. 4, it was announced Thursday.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Globe and Mail

Mr. Big, you deserve to sleep with the fishes

Nelson Hart is shown in court during closing arguments at his trial in Gander, Nfld., Monday, March 26, 2007.

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Border Mail

Bronwynne Richardson murder | Selfless person who loved children

A RARE person who hardly seemed to think of herself at all - that was how Bronwynne Richardson was described at her funeral in October 1973.

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Brandon Sun

Newfoundland man at centre of Mr. Big court ruling will likely go free: lawyer

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - One of the lawyers for a Newfoundland man convicted of drowning his twin daughters after a so-called Mr. Big sting says he expects his client will go free.

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CBC News

Province needs to reinstate fire ban: retired C.B.S. fire chief

Retired fire chief Richard Murphy thinks the Newfoundland and Labrador government should reinstate an open fire ban on the island.

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Worcester News

Become a lifesaver or have your own health MOT at drop-in session in St John's, Worcester

THE next drop-in session of the West Side Neighbourhood Watch takes place at the St John's Youth and Community Centre, Swanpool Walk, Worcester, on Friday, August 8 between 10am and 4pm.

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The Compass

Charge added to long list against group charged as part of cocaine sting

Six of eight people charged in connection with a cocaine trafficking sting in St. John's last spring had another count of fraud over $5,000 added to their charges Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBC News

Dexter the cat rescued from debris of burned-out warehouse

There was a happy, and furry ending to a frantic search for a cat in the debris of a warehouse that had burned down in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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CBC News

Tely 10 organizers considering changes for 2015

Randy Ball, the Tely 10 race director, said the event has always been based upon its 8 a.m. start time - though changes are being considered.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Inland Empire clergy support immigrant refugees in open letter

A group of clergy is calling on the Inland Empire to welcome immigrant refugees and for political leaders to protect the refugees by allowing access to resources and protection under the law.

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Related Topix: Canada, San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

The Compass

Woman due for bail hearing facing 2 drunk driving charges

A woman who police say was driving drunk when she hit a parked car in Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove Monday evening is scheduled to have a bail hearing today Kelly Samson is led back to jail after a brief appearance in provincial court in St. John's Tuesday on allegations she hit a parked car while driving drunk on Logy Bay Road.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba premier says August civic holiday will be renamed Terry Fox day

Fox was born in Winnipeg on July 28, 1958, and became famous for his cross-country Marathon of Hope in 1980.

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St. Cloud Times

Student-run credit union branch to open at St. John's

Student-run credit union branch to open at St. John's Student-run credit union branch to open at St. John's Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/business-quarry/2014/07/30/student-run-credit-union-branch-to-open-at-st-johns/13355287/ Collegeville Community Credit Union has received a grant from the Minnesota Credit ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, St. Joseph, MN

Ham and High

Police arrest designer handbag smash-and-grab suspects in Highgate and Kentish Town raids

Seven people have been arrested in Highgate and Kentish Town after a luxury designer shop in St John's Wood became the latest store to be targeted by smash-and-grab robbers.

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Eastern Daily Press

Norwich catholic cathedral dean leaving after 13 years, to take up post in North Walsham

The dean of Norwich's catholic cathedral is leaving at the end of August to take up a postilion in North Walsham.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Post

In Newfoundland and across Canada, cities are legislating loud cars...

Unmuffled cars and motorcycles are poised to become unwelcome in St. John's, Newfoundland, a move that would make the East Coast capital only the latest city to join a cross-Canada movement to drive out earth-shaking vehicles.

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Observer & Eccentric

Concours drives crowds to Plymouth Township's Inn at St. John's

Sunday's Concours d'Elegance of America packed in the crowds - and mostly dodged the rain - for its fourth year at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth Township.

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Related Topix: Canada, Plymouth Township, MI, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Farmington Hills, MI, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Hatchback, Ford, Chrysler Imperial, Chrysler, Sedan

The Compass

Steve Bartlett: 10 miles of inspiration

Jerry Whitten puts his head down and walks really, really fast. Fast enough to complete 10 miles and cross the Tely 10 finish line at Bannerman Park two hours, 23 minutes and 12 seconds after the starter's gun popped in Paradise.

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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

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