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1 hr ago | UTV

Critical cover at ambulance service

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has admitted this weekend's staffing levels were the worst in its history with only 70% of medics on duty to handle calls.

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5 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

Video of a Large Iceberg Collapsing in Newfoundland, Canada and Its Immediate Aftermath

Wanda Stead captured a dramatic video of an iceberg collapsing in the Bay of Exploits in Newfoundland, Canada .

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6 hrs ago | Nor'Wester

Body's discovery treated as sudden death: RNC Photo Video

There are few details to share as of Monday morning about the discovery of a body in a yet-to-be developed portion of a Paradise subdivision.

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7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

See it: Canadian woman screams in terror as iceberg collapses near boat

Wanda Stead was caught on camera howling in fear as gigantic chunks of ice crashed into the Bay of Exploits, in Newfoundland, Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Tsunami, Natural Disasters

11 hrs ago | Telegram

Songs for Newfoundland

Ones like "I Had a Hat When I Came In," "Whiskey In the Jar" and "We'll Rant and We'll Roar."

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Weyburn Review

$22M project aims to restore former N.L. legislature building

Champagne bottles over 100 years old are among relics discovered during a project to restore the Colonial Building in St. John's, N.L., according to a heritage director with the province.

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Herald Gazette

Two Centuries of American Music at St. John's in Thomaston

Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; John David Adams, bass-baritone; and Anthony Antolini, pianist, will collaborate in a concert entitled "An American Sampler: A Chronological Retrospective of American Music from 1814 to 2014," at St. John's Episcopal Church, 200 Main Street, Thomaston, at 7:30 PM on Saturday, August 9. A suggested donation of $15 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Canada, Bowdoin, ME, Newcastle, ME, Symphony, Arts, Opera

The Times-Picayune

WSJ 1st Annual Festival Cultural Corridor

Two generations of musicians Dave Bartholomew and his son Don both chat during the West St. John's 1st Annual Festival Celebrating Education, Employment and Empowerment at West St. John High School gymnasium in Edgard on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Globe and Mail

Physician and cancer survivor shares what cancer patients really want to hear

Dr. Nikhil Joshi says the creative process of writing the book The End of Suffering saved him.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Hodgkin's Disease, Oncology, Medicine, Canada

SooToday

Former Newfoundland legislature gets facelift

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - There's a good story behind the spectacular ceiling frescoes now brought back to full glory as part of a $22-million restoration of Newfoundland's former legislature.

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Spenborough Guardian

Iftar brings community closer

St John's Infant School invited residents of all faiths and ethnicities to attend its iftar function, a meal eaten by Muslims after sunset during the holy month.

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Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge school goes wild for bushcraft

EXOTIC animals and bushtucker trials kept children entertained at St John's Catholic Primary School's Go Wild experience on Saturday, as families turned out in force for the inaugural event.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Compass

Radio DJ, 85, has a love affair with VOWR

Henry Pike, 85, wasn't chasing a lifetime in radio when he showed up at VOWR in 1959 - he was chasing a girl.

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This is Wiltshire

Marlborough children help eels to slip away

Eels raised by pupils in Marlborough were released into the River Kennet last week to mark the end of a two-month project.

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Times Herald

Injured as undergrad, college teacher learns to cope

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Pensacola, Fla., is more than 1,100 miles from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., but Robert Bell found himself feeling right at home as soon as he visited the Minnesota campus.

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Telegram

Newfoundland police arrest four following early morning armed robbery spree

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Four people are in police custody in Newfoundland following a spree of armed robberies in and around St. John's.

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CBC News

New Avondale race track means more motorsport in N.L.

The Eastbound Raceway and Concert Park occupies the site of the old track in Avondale.

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CBC News

Tely 10 preps for biggest road race yet

Runners taking park in the 87th Tely 10 race in St. John's this weekend picked up their packs on Thursday evening.

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CBC News

Vandalism blamed for knocking out power in St. John's

Vandalism to the insulators at the Virginia Waters substation caused this morning's outage that affected customers for several hours in the east end of St. John's, Newfoundland Power says.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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