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3 hrs ago | CBC News
St. John's City Manager Neil Martin said the city has approved a $700,000 subsidy for the St. John's IceCaps. St. John's city councillors have agreed to a $700,000 subsidy that will be given to the St. John's IceCaps over their next two seasons.
5 hrs ago | CBC News
A father is calling for a public inquiry following the death of his son in the St. John's lockup after he was detained overnight for impaired driving. "As far as I know when you are detained you are not supposed to have any belongings on you, they [d]etain you and they hand cuff you," Baker Sr. told CBC News.
9 hrs ago | Nor'Wester
Representatives from urban municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador met over the weekend to hash out how they will continue to push for a collaborative approach to economic development in their communities. Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador president Churence Rogers chats with Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms at Hampton Inn & Suites in St. John's Saturday.
13 hrs ago | CBC News
Firefighters called to a house on Mayor Avenue in St. John's dealt with not one, but two fires on Sunday afternoon. A St. John's woman was treated for smoke inhalation Sunday afternoon, after crews tackling one fire in her home discovered there was also a second.
St. John's Regional Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish a fire in the upstairs at 78 Quidi-Vidi Village Road Sunday. Upon arrival, the first crews from the Kent's Pond fire station were met with smoke and fire issuing from the home which is attached to two others on the narrow roadway.
Percy Hynes White gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the best actor award for his part in the film, Cast No Shadow at the Atlantic Film Festival Awards in Halifax on Sunday. Percy Hynes White gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the best actor award for his part in the film, Cast No Shadow at the Atlantic Film Festival Awards in Halifax on Sunday.
Around Wayne and Westland Outdoor movie, used book sale, cheer program are among happenings in Wayne and Westland. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/westland/2014/09/14/wayne-westland-outdoor-movie-cheer-craft-show/15501447/ Come and see "God's Not Dead!" on an eight-foot outdoor screen.
Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.
Crews from the central and west fire stations were called to the home shortly before 12:30 a.m. Amateur video taken at the scene shows smoke billowing into the night sky, with firefighters using a ladder to access the roof of the two-storey brick home. The detached house is located next to Wesley United Church.
Details are expected to be released Monday by union officials and the City of St. John's on a tentative deal. CBC News has learned that a tentative deal has been reached that could avert a strike or lockout affecting the City of St. John's and its outside workers, and involves inside workers as well.
In the heyday of the cod fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador, when inshore boats dotted the ocean and the provincial government handed out processing licences like candy to fish plants that were springing up in many coastal communities, no one could fathom a day when there'd be no company wanting to buy cod from inshore fishermen. In 2013, fishermen on the province's south coast could not catch their full quota of cod because most plants in the province were not buying cod - or not buying cod at times the fishermen went out to catch it - and any plants that did buy cod often offered a low price.
Placard-waving supporters listen to music waiting for final speeches from each of the three candidates running to be leader of the PC Party. The new leader will become premier of the province.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's governing Progressive Conservative party is poised to pick a new leader Saturday. The winner will soon be sworn in as the province's 12th premier and must call an election within 12 months of taking office.
Through awareness, education, and fines, Service NL and the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities-NL is going to promote and create proper blue-zone parking. Minister of Service NL, David Brazil, joins the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities NL executive director, Kelly White, on Friday to announce a new joint initiative for blue-zone parking."
Daniel Johnson was in provincial court in St. John's Friday for what was supposed to be proceedings to enter a guilty plea. The case was, instead, postponed until next week.
Boyce "Scoop" Coleman gave his life to help save a child from drowning Sunday. Today, his Yonkers community is mourning the loss of a hero.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:57 pm
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