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Wits 2014 fall season lineup announced

MPR's hugely successful music and sketch-comedy show, Wits , has held the attention of Twin Cities fans for years now.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Labradorian

More than 800 St. John's workers still without contracts

Ed White, Canadian Union of Public Employees national representative for locals 569 and 1289, told The Telegram on Wednesday that local 569 - which represents about 450 outside workers in jobs like garbage collection, snowclearing and environmental services - has conciliation scheduled with the provincial Labour Relations Agency for the rest of ... (more)

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Telegram

Voir dire in RNC officer's trial resumes

A voir dire on the admissibility of evidence in the case of a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Officer charged with making indecent phone calls resumed in provincial court in Corner Brook on Thursday.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Collecting purses to help victims of sex trafficking

Franklin County Church Women United are hard at work collecting purses. Seated are Beverly Peters, left, of St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg; and Jenny Waters , Unity in Christ Church, 4301 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg.

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Western Star

Hopkins' second novel set during cod moratorium, Mount Cashel scandal

Herb Hopkins couldn't have picked a much more tumultuous period in recent Newfoundland history for the setting of his latest novel.

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Telegram

RNC seeks assistance in boat, trailer theft investigation

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is requesting the assistance of the public in providing information regarding a theft of a boat and trailer from the Foxtrap Marina in Conception Bay South.

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The Compass

Study aims to save Grand Falls House

With work to demolish buildings at the site of the former AbitibiBowater paper mill in Grand Falls-Windsor closer to becoming a reality, a local group is trying to find a way to protect another property linked to the mill's history.

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This is Wiltshire

GCSE results: St John's, Marlborough

There were tears of joy at St John's in Marlborough this morning as year 11 students picked up their GCSE results.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Kevin Birch Organ Concert, with Anatole Wieck, violin, August 28,...

The Season Finale of the St. John's Organ Society 2014 Summer Recital Series features Kevin Birch, Director of Music at St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor, performing solo works for organ by Bruhns and Guilmant.

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The Compass

Corner Brook woman ticketed in accident with motorcycle

The woman driving the vehicle that struck this motorcycle in Corner Brook on Aug. 11 has been ticketed for failing to obey a stop sign.

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Canada.com

Delegates at Canadian Medical Association meeting vote to oppose smoking of any plant substance

They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.

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The Compass

Contractors interested in mill demolition

Contractors have lined up for the job of tearing down the buildings at the site of the former Abitibi paper mill at Grand Falls-Windsor.

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CBC News

Teens arrested after shots fired in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

The RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay arrested two teenagers Wednesday after shots were fired near Mealy Mountain Collegiate Monday night.

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Telegram

Government engaged in clear - abuse' of ATIPPA, Wells says

Public Engagement Minister Sandy Collins couldn't cite any measures the government has taken to prevent bureaucrats from abusing provisions of the access to information legislation and improperly keeping documents secret from the public.

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CBC News

Work begins on single-parent apartments in Labador City

"We have very limited housing, lands available for housing, and so we looked through what we had available recognizing that this project required a partner in order to go ahead," Oldford said.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Old Greece school to be turned into car wash

For some it will be a hard transition, watching a school be turned into a car wash, but that's what will happen in Greece at the closed Saint John's the Evangelist Elementary and Middle School.

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CBC News

Ryan Snoddon takes ALS ice bucket challenge

Celebrities and regular folk alike have been posting videos of their ALS ice bucket challenge to draw awareness to the illness.

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Telegram

B.C. man arrested in St. John's drug bust

This photo shows police making an arrest on Duckworth Street in St. John's last Friday.

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CBC News

Nelson Hart's lawyer wants judicial stay on assault, threat charges

Nelson Hart is facing three charges of uttering threats, one charge of destruction of property and one charge of making a false statement.

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CBC News

Birchy Brook wants action on lack of running water

Residents of a small Bay St. George community are tired of waiting for water after going without for over three weeks.

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