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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Suspects in 3 armed robberies back in St. John's court

Four people charged with one armed robbery and suspected of committing two others in the St. John's area last weekend were back in provincial court Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Telegram

Holyrood power trip caused early morning outage

Newfoundland Hydro is investigating a power trip at its Holyrood generating station early this morning that caused about 15,000 customers in the St. John's-metro region to be without power.

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Brooklynian

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Has anyone heard what will be built on the little triangle of land near this building? I know if was for sale and then it sold.

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The Labradorian

Worker sent to hospital after excavator accident

Firefighters from the St. John's Regional Fire Department and Eastern Health paramedics responded to a workplace accident on Stonegate Crescent in Mount Pearl on Monday afternoon.

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UTV

Critical cover at ambulance service

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has admitted this weekend's staffing levels were the worst in its history with only 70% of medics on duty to handle calls.

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The Labradorian

Body's discovery treated as sudden death: RNC Photo Video

There are few details to share as of Monday morning about the discovery of a body in a yet-to-be developed portion of a Paradise subdivision.

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Daily Echo

Hedge End paddling pool closes after vandals cause chaos

The facility, at St John's Recreation Ground, in Hedge End , which is normally open every day, has been closed by Hedge End Town Council.

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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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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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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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