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1 hr ago | CBC News

Local UPS store's abrupt closure shocks customer

Mae Kierans had taken her deceased father's most prized paperwork to this UPS store on Pearson Street in St. John's to make digital copies, and was taken aback when the store was shut down - with her father's paperwork still inside.

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6 hrs ago | Western Star

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck on road in eastern Newfoundland

Police are investigating the death of a 44-year-old man who was struck by a tractor-trailer on a road in eastern Newfoundland.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Police release video of armed robbery at Healy's Pharmacy

Surveillance video footage shows a man who walked into the drugstore, while wielding what looks like a knife, then demanded narcotics.

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8 hrs ago | The Compass

Two youths arrested for alleged Corner Brook golf club break-in

Police in Corner Brook arrested two youths after responding to an alarm at the Blomidon Golf and Country Club late Sunday evening.

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12 hrs ago | Telegram

Attempted murder suspect pleads guilty to unrelated charges

A young St. John's man accused of attempting to kill someone with a baseball bat is pleading guilty to charges stemming from a couple of less-serious incidents.

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12 hrs ago | Leamington Spa Courier

Wreath of Respect blessed in Warwick

Motorcycling members of the Royal British Legion's Riders' branch called at the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum at St John's House last Saturday.

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14 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Service marks 50 years since church merger

St Andrew's Methodist Church, in Coxhoe, near Durham, met for the first time on September 6, 1964, following the merger of the St John's and Central congregations.

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15 hrs ago | Science Daily

Animals first flex their muscles: Earliest fossil evidence for animals with muscles

A new fossil discovery identifies the earliest evidence for animals with muscles.

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19 hrs ago | CBC News

Road cost derails bid for St. John's addiction centre

St. John's city council has rejected an application to set up an addiction treatment centre on the outskirts of St. John's, although the decision was based on the cost of a road rather than the type of programming the centre plans to offer.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBC News

Liberals take lead in St. George's-Stephenville East byelection

CBC News will carry updates tonight on its live blog and website, as well as on Here & Now: Late Night at 11:30 p.m. NT.

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The Compass

Sentencing for priest, wife postponed

A provincial court judge agreed to set over sentencing until Friday for an Anglican priest and his wife who took thousands of dollars from their church.

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CBC News

Archeologists discover Labrador's 1st snowmobile

This Ford Model T was converted to ride through snow on skis. Chicago scientists used the makeshift snowmobile during an expedition to Labrador, and it was later abandoned in 1928.

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The New Zealand Herald

Drivers cash in on ambulance rort

Transport Agency spokesman Andy Knackstedt said anyone who falsely licensed a vehicle as an ambulance was effectively rorting ACC.

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Western Star

Child pornography trial postponed

A two-day trial for a man accused of accessing and possessing child pornography was scheduled to begin today but has now been rescheduled for November.

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Examiner.com

U.S. and Canadian chefs are fired up in support of local farms in Hudson Valley

On Sunday, August 17, the Northern Chefs Alliance collaborated with the FarmOn! Foundation to bring 10 all-star chefs from the U.S. and Canada to the bucolic Hudson Valley in support of creating awareness about the importance of sustainable farming and eating local.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Local Food, Non-Profit, Vegetables, Canada, Culinary Institute of America

Brandon Sun

Newfoundland and Labrador appeals latest loss in hydro fight with Quebec

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador is appealing its latest loss in a decades-long fight with Quebec over Churchill Falls power.

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The Labradorian

St. John's floated for new offshore supply base

A Norwegian company specializing in offshore supply base and support operations is considering establishing a new marine base in St. John's.

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CBC News

Father drowns while trying to rescue daughter off Cape St. George

RCMP said the man, 36, drowned Monday while trying to help the teenager, who had been swimming in water off Cape St. George.

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Western Star

Great day in the forecast for western Newfoundland today

It's calling for a beautiful day in most of western Newfoundland today, with a mix of sun and cloud from Port aux Basques in the south to the Daniel's Harbour area on the Northern Peninsula.

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CBC News

Pickup truck catches fire near Outer Ring Road ramp

Some commuters in St. John's experienced an unusual delay on Tuesday morning, when a pickup truck caught fire near a ramp on the Outer Ring Road.

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