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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Two charged with impaired driving on northeast Avalon

A two-vehicle collision in Pouch Cove led to a number of charges, including impaired driving and uttering threats against a police officer.

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7 hrs ago | Switched

Iceberg Collapses Off Coast Of Newfoundland, Terrifies Woman On Nearby Boat

Boaters off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, got quite the show Tuesday when an iceberg collapsed before their eyes as they were observing floes in the Bay of Exploits.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Lantern festival promises to be spectacular, despite fire ban

Organizers of the Victoria Park Lantern Festival volunteers have been busy redesigning their weekend light show because of the ban on fires in St. John's.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Double drugstore armed robbery suspect sought in St. John's

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is seeking the same suspect in two back-to-back pharmacy holdups in downtown St. John's Thursday afternoon.

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16 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Quebec rejects bid by Newfoundland and Labrador to reopen Churchill Falls deal

The Churchill Falls power development in central Labrador, is pictured under construction which was completed ni late 1971.

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17 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Siblings speak for first time in 20 years

The trembling in Leo Horlick's hands Thursday afternoon had nothing to do with what spina bifida has done to his body.

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21 hrs ago | CBC News

Combusting compost in backyard surprises Mayor Jamie Snook

Happy Valley-Goose Bay Mayor Jamie Snook, seen in a file photo, says he was shocked when he looked over at the compost in his yard to find smoke coming from it over the weekend.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Compass

A rare find

It turned out to be a Hummingbird Clearwing moth, a special moth that is most commonly found in the United States.

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CBC News

Officer who fired during MUN incident feared for his safety, court told

The officer who fired his gun during an incident outside the Memorial University Field House in February says he feared for his safety, and the safety of his fellow officers.

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The Labradorian

Six more jobs cut at CFS St. John's

Six more workers at CFS St. John's are losing their jobs. The Canadian Forces Station employees - clerical and warehouse staff, and a vehicle mechanic - received notices Wednesday their jobs were being cut, said Jeannie Baldwin, regional executive vice-president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.

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CBC News

Fewer crimes, but more severe violence in St. John's: RNC

The overall number of violent crimes in St. John's decreased in 2013, but the Violent Crime Severity index shot upward, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says.

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CBC News

Heart procedure ought to be available here, family pleads

Carmel Walsh does not feel she is strong enough to travel to New Brunswick for a heart procedure that could both extend and improve her life.

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Worcester News

People in Worcester back student homes crackdown

AWAITED crackdown on student homes is on the verge of coming into force in Worcester - as it emerged the public have given it the thumbs-up.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Court hears two accounts of MUN shooting

A St. John's court heard two very different stories on Wednesday about how a police operation to catch people breaking into cars in a university parking lot ended up in a shootout last winter.

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The Compass

Kelda Farrell fundraiser surpasses goal

In less than a week, an online fundraiser for a woman with locked-in syndrome has well surpassed its goal.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Well behaved students set sail for Guernsey

A residential trip to Guernsey proved an enjoyable educational experience for Weymouth pupils before they said goodbye to their school.

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CBC News

Loretta Saunders murder case: Family member lunges at 2 accused in court

The third day of a preliminary inquiry into the case of two accused of murdering Saint Mary's University student Loretta Saunders got off to a dramatic start when the victim's uncle lunged at the accused in Halifax provincial court.

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Newfoundland - 2014 - 11

Une vue sur une partie du port de la ville de Corner Brook a Terre Neuve, la photo a ete prise lors d'une promenade en voiture dans cette region.

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Squamish Chief

Federal fisheries minister stands by shrimp quota cuts in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea has told an all-party committee in Newfoundland and Labrador that Ottawa's shrimp quota cuts won't be changed.

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CBC News

Fireworks suspected as cause of fire in Conception Bay South

A water bomber tried several times Monday to knock out a fire that had started in Conception Bay South Sunday night.

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