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1 hr 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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2 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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6 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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Related Topix: Anglican, Religion, Canada,

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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Related Topix: Bowdoin College, Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada, Norway, World News,

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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CBC News

Nick Coates remembered at 2nd annual car show

Organizer Corey Prosser, with the Edition 709 car group, said friends and family created the event because Coates always wanted to put off a car show.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Compass

Descendants of shipwreck in Hant's Harbour for plaque unveiling

For Keith Pittman of Clarenville and Gerald Dawe of Conception Bay South, the unveiling of a commemorative plaque in Hant's Harbour, Trinity Bay was a special moment.

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The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

LCMS responders ready to assist after 6.0 quake

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod's disaster responders are posturing to assist the people of California's North Bay area and members of St. John's Lutheran Church in Napa, after a magnitude-6.0 quake struck there around 3 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Canada, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

CBC News

Katsheshuk Fisheries fined $90K for incident that killed worker

Aaron Cull was killed in 2012 while working on the Katsheshuk II, seen here moored in St. John's.

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Sys-Con Media

Red Moon Potash -Delineates Salt/Potash Deposit in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR -- -- 08/25/14 -- Red Moon Potash Inc. is pleased to announce that it has successfully drilled the second hole of the Captain Cook salt/potash exploration program in western Newfoundland.

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Western Star

Life's details hidden in the moments

They are the small stories, maybe even just small parts of a story that reporters never forget, and that readers should get to see.

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