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St. John's News

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

3 hrs ago | CBC News

Suspects apprehended after St. John's home invasion

Two individuals who broke into a centre city home in St. John's Saturday evening knew the homeowner, according to police.

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7 hrs ago | KMIZ

Obama attends Easter services at personally important Baptist church

President Barack Obama attended Easter services at the 19th Street Baptist Church on Sunday, a house of worship that he visited the Sunday before he was first inaugurated president in 2009.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canada

7 hrs ago | KMIZ

Brother and sister, 4, die in house fire

Two 4-year-old children were killed after a fire broke out in a home in Queens around midnight Saturday.

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9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

4-Year-Old Half Siblings Die In Overnight NYC Fire

Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.

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11 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

2 young siblings dead in NYC fire

New York City police say a brother and sister, both four years old, are dead and another four-year-old sibling is hospitalized following a late night fire in Queens.

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12 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge pupils will be singing to help vulnerable people

St John's Catholic Primary School in Trowbridge raises funds for CAFOD every year and gives support to Christian Aid during Christian Aid Week by sending pupils to help at the Bread and Cheese Lunch, a popular fundraising event held annually in the town.

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16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

2 kids die in Far Rockaway fire

The fire broke out in the basement of the two-story house on Bay 30th St. near Mott Ave. just before midnight Saturday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Statecollege.com

Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary

In 2014, the Harris Township community will be marking the 150th anniversary of the first decoration of graves of the Civil War veterans by three Boalsburg village women.

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Times Herald

Mike Connell: 'Cathedral' on Pine Street turns 150

On Easter Sunday, 1864, with the Civil War entering its final bloody year, about 40 German immigrant families came together to organize a church in Port Huron.

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Morecambe Visitor

Family-friendly cycle ride for St John's Hopsice campaign

Olympic gold medal winner and Lancaster University alumnus Jason Queally will be on hand to start the ride, giving people the opportunity to cycle with an Olympic Gold medallist.

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The York Daily Record

Church youth do 'Cross Walk' to spread Good Friday message

CHAMBERSBURG >> About 20 kids and teens with empty stomachs from three Chambersburg churches walked around downtown to spread the message of Good Friday and learn some lessons themselves.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Canada, Famine, Natural Disasters

CBC News

Rezori: 5 days and 5 ways to think about spring

Azzo Rezori has been working with CBC News in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1987, and reports regularly for Here & Now and other broadcasts.

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Worcester News

Children have cracking time at library

Thea Fieldhouse, four, makes an Easter card. YOUNGSTERS had a cracking time at St John's Library in Worcester when they took part in an Easter Craft Eggs'travaganza.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Telegram

Eighth arrest in drug case

Items seized in a recent joint forces RCMP/RNC operation are displayed at RCMP headquarters in St. John's.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Mildenhall: First bricks are laid at new A 2.7million St John's community centre

The first bricks have been laid for a new 2.7million community project at the heart of a west Suffolk town.

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The Miami Herald

Shot-blocker Chris Obekpa to return to St. John's

In a change of mind that took about two weeks, Chris Obekpa has decided not to transfer from St. John's.

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CBC News

Gushue | When a byelection's meaning extends beyond voting day

Cathy Bennett won the Virginia Waters byelection earlier this month, becoming the first Liberal to win a St. John's seat in 15 years.

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The Advertiser

Easter Monday car boot sale at St John's Chapel

BOOT SALE: A car boot sale will be held on Easter Monday at St John's Chapel Recreation Ground.

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The Times

Handwritten Bible finds home in Phoenix

Scribes with quills in hand once were the conduits of history, connecting ink to vellum, painstakingly preserving the records of the world.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Southtown Star

Raises for Will County officials off the table

Herb Brooks Jr. from St. John's Church is seen in a handout photo from Joliet, IL on Wednesday November 28, 2012.

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