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26 min ago | 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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBC News

Cab drivers in St. John's concerned about insurance increase

The manager of Co-Op Taxi in St. John's says an increase on 50 per cent for insurance rates would put some companies out of business.

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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

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

Brandon Sun

Former Newfoundland legislature and site of 1932 riot gets $22M 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 Daily Record

Games 2014: Hamilton school kids team up with NHS Lanarkshire for Commonwealth Games tribute

Members of the Enabling Arts group, Christopher O'Neil and Darren Felbie with Hamilton Accies footballer Daren Lyon and pupils from Hamilton primary schools.

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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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Daily World

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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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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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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CBC News

3 armed robberies in 30 minutes overnight in St. John's

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating three armed robberies in St. John's early Saturday morning that police say may be connected.

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Lynn News

King's Lynn pupils enjoy orchestral lesson

Members of the Orchestra of St John's with it's conductor John Lubbock held a workshop at Churchill Park School, Lynn on Tuesday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, July 25

On March 4, Robert Janes passed Adams Island in Lancaster Sound, 10 days into his desperate bid to leave north Baffin Island by dog sled.

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CBC News

Fire breaks out on street sweeper at St. John's city depot

Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire at the city depot in St. John's late Friday morning.

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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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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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SooToday

Newfoundland loses Churchill Falls court bid

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

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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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