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

3 hrs ago | CBC News

Real estate agent David Norris facing tax evasion charges

Re/Max real estate agent David Norris, seen here in a file photo, appeared in provincial court in St. John's on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Canada

7 hrs ago | The Compass

Cab driver's collarbone broken, fingers severed in assault

A foreign exchange student at Memorial University who was working part-time with Co-op Taxi was severely beaten early Sunday morning by a customer in St. John's, according to company general manager Doug McCarthy.

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11 hrs ago | Bucks Herald

Top cadet uses first aid skills to treat ill mum

A schoolgirl whose first aid skills have been put to the test looking after her ill mother has been named as the South-East's top St John's Ambulance cadet.

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15 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Families have fun at Calne Barnardo's Sure Start centre

A fun day to raise awareness of the emergency services at Barnardo's Sure Start Children's Centre in Calne attracted more than 150 families last Thursday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Saint John warned over freezing city's maintenance budget

Saint John councillors were warned on Monday night about the long-term implications of freezing spending on city buildings and vehicles.

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CBC News

Used syringes found on Mundy Pond shore, walking trail

A man walking his dog on the Mundy Pond trail made a disturbing discovery when he spotted used syringes lining the shore.

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Malvern Gazette

Easter Eggsa travaganza at St John's Library on Thursday

CHILDREN aged between four and 11 can design their own Easter cards and munch on chocolate treats at St John's Library this Thursday.

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The Chronicle Herald

Muskrat Falls project costs going up, power may be delayed, says Nalcor

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The head of Newfoundland and Labrador's Crown energy company says costs for the $7.7-billion Muskrat Falls hydro project are going up and first power may be delayed.

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The Compass

Early morning fire in St. John's under investigation

An investigation continues into an early morning fire on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John's.

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Nor'Wester

Province backs shrimp harvesters

While the provincial government is backing shrimp fishermen, the federal government remains firm on its latest quota decisions.

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This is Wiltshire

We object to St John's 1.19m sixth form centre, say Marlborough councillors

Parking problems have lead Marlborough Town Council to object to St John's A 1.19 million sixth form centre.

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CBC News

Fire strikes downtown St. John's law office

A fire broke out early Tuesday morning at a two-storey law office on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John's.

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The Labradorian

The pure, sweet promise of spring

Spring is coming; it's just around the corner. Never mind that I can't see the beach from the house because of the plowed-up ridges of snow along the road; never mind that drifting snow is still blowing off the tops of buildings, or that potholes everywhere, especially in St. Anthony, are enlarging and reproducing exponentially.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Telegram

Man accused of killing girlfriend with car expected to plead guilty

A man suspected of hitting and killing his girlfriend while driving drunk in Airport Heights last fall in St. John's will likely be pleading guilty.

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Patch.com

John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary Honors Mandela Family, Dr....

Broadway Actor Davis Gaines Performed; J.R. Martinez Served as Master of Ceremonies The Mandela Family was honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29th annual Odyssey Ball on Saturday, April 5, at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Wayne, Beverly Hills, CA, Canada

The Compass

Company's win against province upheld

A local construction company will receive close to $1 million from the provincial government without even having to drive a nail.

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CBC News

Costco or St. John's? Woman frustrated after pothole damages car

A woman whose car was seriously damaged after hitting a large pothole in St. John's has finally discovered who's responsible for the road that it was on.

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CBC News

Garbage around city is health hazard, resident says

Empty cans, plastic bags and rotting food are an unwelcome and disgusting sign of spring in the city, according to one St. John's resident who blames others for fouling the neighbourhood.

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CBC News

William Conway expected to plead guilty in girlfriend's death

William Conway, the man accused of causing his girlfriend's death with a motor vehicle last October, is expected to plead guilty in the case.

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Nor'Wester

Grassroots democracy in Heart's Content

The Society of United Fishermen Hall in Heart's Content is so packed Friday night that it's tough to move.

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