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Local news for St. John's, NL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Labradorian

No room for strays

A woman who found a stray dog on Friday says she was dumbfounded to learn there was nowhere she could take the animal.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

Wabush mayor says province-wide 911 will cost lives

A mayor from Labrador West is criticizing plans to answer province-wide 911 calls in Corner Brook and not his area.

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9 hrs ago | Nor'Wester

Animal cruelty case set over

The case of a Conception Bay South man facing almost two dozen charges, including more than a dozen in relation to animal cruelty against seven pit bulls, was set over until later this month.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Proposed cellphone tower too close to daycare, parent says

A St. John's parent and lawyer is opposing a plan to put a Bell Mobility cellphone tower near her home in the Valerie Hynes is concerned that the transmitter would also be less than 100 metres from her son's daycare centre, and would transmit radiation that could be harmful to children and seniors.

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13 hrs ago | Worcester News

William Beresford Gibbs

Cemetery BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE WOOD, Somme, France - Grave Reference I. D 36. Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 at Thiepval Ridge by enemy shelling.

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17 hrs ago | Ely Standard

Rev Alan says goodbye after more than 20 years volunteering with cadets

Revd Alan Jesson joined the cadet force in 1991 as a civilian specialist instructor before his ordination as a priest in July 1992 in Ely Cathedral.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Western Star

All surveys

Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below.

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Northern Territory News

Alice's 30 minute ambulance waits

According to paramedics, four people in Alice Spring have waited almost half an hour for an ambulance to arrive after calling 000 over the past month.

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Examiner.com

Save 50% and more at JC Penney's Labor Day sale

Save up to 50% and more at JC Penney's Labor Day sale Monday, September 1. Look for big buys and extra savings in JC Penney's Red Zone clearance fir savings of 50-70% off and more.

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CBC News

'Hundreds' of senior's homes needed for students

Sherri Breen is director with Home Share NL. She said after having a successful first year in the St. John's area, the service is now experiencing a shortage of homes going into the current fall semester.

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CBC News

No impaired drivers caught at Pitts police checkpoint

A police checkpoint on a busy highway in the St. John's area on Sunday night produced a good result for those concerned about drunk driving.

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CBC News

Arrest warrant issued for missing man Joshua Whalen

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is looking for information regarding the disappearance of Joshua Whalen, 26, from St. John's.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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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The Compass

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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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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The Advertiser

Series: Show Entries: Sheep prepare to be judged 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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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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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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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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The News-Gazette

Many benefit from woman's bequests

Betty Kaufmann lived in a modest Champaign home with her cat, and before she died last year, she made arrangements to leave a church in Buckley and six local service agencies a windfall.

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