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2 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Exhibit traces WWI sacrifices made by Newfoundland Regiment

An exhibit in St. John's, Newfoundland aims to chronicle the then-colony's First World War contributions.

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6 hrs ago | Rumble In The Garden

Is St. John's bringing in Jay Henderson as a walk-on?

According to the Twitter profile of Lakeland Prep guard Jay Henderson , the 6'4" wing will play at St. John's.

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Related Topix: Canada, Sports, NCAA Sports, St. John's University NCAA

9 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Holy Cross Crusaders take Challenge Cup

SCrusaders blanked St. Lawrence Labatt Laurentians 2-0 to win the 2014 Molson Challenge Cup soccer championship before a crowd estimated at 1,800 at King George V Park in St. John's Sunday.

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13 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Show Entries: Sheep prepare to be judged Picture: Chris Booth

OVERALL CHAMPION: A dairy shorthorn, of the Winbrook herd, from David Dent Winton House, Kirby Stephen with handler Luke Jackson Picture: CHRIS BOOTH A VETERAN shepherd said he felt on top of the world after he and his son bagged five trophies and eight first place rosettes at the 145th show of Weardale 's Agricultural Society.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

Top punters offering free lessons on Quidi Vidi Lake

People who have won punt races off Fogo Island and in St. John's Harbour are offering free punt-rowing lessons to anyone who wants to give it a try.

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20 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Newfoundlanders who lined up to serve in WWI still revered as the Blue Puttees

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Diana Snow's grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain.

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20 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Newfoundlanders lined up to serve in WWI

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Diana Snow's grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain.

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20 hrs ago | CBC News

Drunk drivers charged from St. John's to Labrador City

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were busy from St. John's to Labrador City with a number of impaired drivers Saturday.

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Yesterday | CBC News

Andrea Pardy warns of Sem Paul Obed's release from prison

Andrea Pardy was attacked by Sem Obed while she was working at a bar in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in August 2012.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBC News

Pilot survives plane crash near Rigolet airfield

The Cessna 206 was flying near the Rigolet airfield when the accident happened around 11:00 a.m., with only the pilot on board.

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The News Item

Snydertown church to hold last service

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, one of the oldest churches in Northumberland County, will function as a place of worship for the last time Sunday.

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CBC News

More students than homes available for Home Share program

A local service that pairs up students who need a place to live with homeowners who are 50 and older is finding it difficult to keep up with demand.

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Bury Times

11 children's centre staff to be axed as Bury Council cuts 820,000 from budget

Bury Council has unveiled plans to axe 11 full-time staff from its children's services department to save A 820,000.

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CBC News

Privacy breach at MUN's School of Social Work

Memorial University says sometime between Aug. 15 and 18, three computers were taken from the School of Social Work.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Retirement homes scheme 'to ease Marlborough traffic'

DEVELOPER McCarthy & Stone says plans to build retirement flats at the site of the Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough will help to ease traffic problems around Granham Hill.

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The Compass

Communication breakdown

Country Ribbon's CEO says it will have a new maintenance building up to code by a deadline imposed by Mount Pearl - but says the company didn't receive any warning from the city.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Compass

One for the morning glory

Bobby O'Donovan reckons he's one of the few people who've ever been pulled over by the police for going too slow on the highway.

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Telegram

CUPE - Ssays outside workers/city reach impasse in negotiations

The Canadian Union of Public Employees says St. John's outside workers - members of CUPE Local 569 - have reached an impasse with the city of St. John's in contract negotiations.

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The Compass

Provincewide 911 available in January: minister

As of New Year's Day 2015, anyone in Newfoundland and Labrador will be able to dial 911 and reach a human being.

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CBC News

Justin Chipman guilty of dangerous driving, not assault on cops

Justin Chipman, 27, was found guilty Friday of dangerous driving, but not the more serious charges of assaulting four police officers.

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