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Local news for Newfoundland continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, West Palm Beach, FL

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada,

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Journalism, Canada,

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Canada,

TrekEarth

Newfoundland - 2014 - 7

Une vue sur la ville de Irishtown et des montagnes qui sont situees en face de la ville de Corner Brook a Terre Neuve.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sheffield Star

Ed Miliband lends support to Doncaster Mile of Coins appeal

Labour leader Ed Miliband will be lending his support to a local Doncaster charity to help raise the profile of their annual fundraising drive.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBC News

Why St. John's neighbourhoods may go back to the future

Last week, the city released a draft municipal plan titled Envision St. John's. It's a tentative 10-year vision for St. John's that, if all goes as scheduled, will be approved next year.

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Related Topix: Canada,

CBC News

St. John's council votes to continue Aquarena funding

A finance committee with the City of St. John's voted to continue the $100,000 grant for Memorial University's Aquarena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

The Compass

He was saying inappropriate things'

A teenage girl feared for her friend's safety so much after reading Facebook messages from Kevin Kelly, she took matters into her own hands.

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Related Topix: Canada, Journalism

The Compass

Cruise ship docks early in St. John's after medical emergency

The Astor sails into St. John's harbour Monday evening with 548 passengers and 300 crew members.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Germany,

The Labradorian

RCMP release traffic stats for Salmon Festival weekend

On the positive side, the RCMP notes there were no fatal or serious injury crashes related to the Grand Falls-Windsor festival.

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Western Star

Plea date set for sex charges against former priest

A former Roman Catholic priest who spent most of his tenure in western Newfoundland has a plea date set for Aug. 25 on sex charges.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Labrador ferry issues wipe out grocery stocks

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - There's no excuse for bare grocery shelves in remote Labrador communities still waiting for spring food shipments delayed by ferry issues, says provincial Transportation Minister Nick McGrath.

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Canada.com

WestJet Airlines taking the fight to Air Canada with plans to debut wide-body aircraft next year

WestJet, which launched its first trans-Atlantic service to Ireland this summer with its existing fleet of narrow-body planes, said it initially plans to operate four wide-body planes on routes between Alberta and Hawaii in late 2015.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, WestJet Airlines, Canada,

CBC News

Police seek witnesses to assault outside C.B.S. bar

Police in St. John's released more details Monday about a disturbance at a bar in Conception Bay South that sent two people to hospital.

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