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

1 hr ago | CBC News

Saint John's newest homeless shelter opens in May

A new 20-bed homeless shelter will be opening in Saint John on May 1, taking the place of the Salvation Army's shelter that is closing this month because of a funding shortfall.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Saint John's tax rate criticism unwarranted, councillor says

Figures show the total value of homes in Fredericton is higher than the value of all the homes in Saint John.

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10 hrs ago | The Compass

Tackling taboos

Meghan Greeley stars as a teenage prostitute in Poverty Cove Theatre Company's production of "Rabbit Rabbit," running at the Guv'nor Inn in St. John's April 30 to May 4. Meghan Greeley and Darryl Hopkins star as a teenage prostitute and a paedophilic clown in Poverty Cove Theatre Company's production of "Rabbit Rabbit," running at the Guv'nor Inn ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | Western Star

Man pleads guilty to criminal negligence in girlfriend's death

A St. John's man who was driving drunk when he struck and killed his girlfriend in Airport Heights in St.a SJohn's has pleaded guilty to several charges.

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14 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

Anna Mae Nixon

NIXON, Anna Mae, 70, a longtime resident of Dover and formerly of Bergholz, OH, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, following an extended illness.

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Related Topix: Dover, OH, Bergholz, OH, Canada, Tuscarawas County, OH, Computers, Miamisburg, OH

15 hrs ago | Wisbech Standard

Communities secretary Eric Pickles says European elections are most important in a generation

The European elections next month are the most important in a generation, communities secretary Eric Pickles said as he launched the Conservatives East of England campaign today.

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19 hrs ago | Telegram

Blimey, be prepared for more rising food prices

If you've got a beef about rising food prices, you might be harbouring the grudge a long while.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beef, Meat, Canada, Fruits, Bar-B-Q

23 hrs ago | CBS Local

St. John's Guard D'Angelo Harrison Wins Haggerty Award

D'Angelo Harrison #11 of the St. John's Red Storm puts the ball up to the basket against Jajuan Johnson #5 of the Marquette Golden Eagles during the game at Madison Square Garden on February 1, 2014 in New York City.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CNews

Extreme potholes: Help us find Canada's worst potholes

Caused by one of the worst winters in recent memories, potholes around Niagara have become an ongoing problem for motorists, and the city crews trying to repair them.

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CBC News

Paul Connolly first to be charged in HMP chapel riot

Paul Connolly, 32, is the first to be charged in the prison chapel riot in February.

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CTV

Endangered blue whales found dead off Newfoundland big loss to species

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says the deaths of nine blue whales off the southwest coast of Newfoundland is a massive loss to marine life.

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Telegram

Man charged with driving while impaired by drug

A 31-year-old St. John's man was charged with being impaired by drug after Placentia RCMP officers pulled him over on Saturday.

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Amherst Daily News

Lydia the great white shark appears to be heading south toward warmer waters

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Lydia the great white shark that surprised many with a trip into Newfoundland and Labrador's Placentia Bay last fall has crossed a mid-Atlantic trough.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBC News

Morgentaler closure sparks concern for N.L. abortion rights

The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, N.B., seen here in a file image, announced earlier this month it would be closing in July after a 20-year battle with the provincial government for funding.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Canada,

CBC News

Cabbie recovering after St. John's beat-down

Fahad Bakhtyar, an engineering student from Pakistan, says he's still in shock over being attacked while working a late-night taxi shift in St. John's.

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CTV

Man set to be next premier of Newfoundland under pressure from pro-life group

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- The man poised to become the next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is facing pressure from a pro-life group to follow the lead of Prince Edward Island in restricting abortion access in the province.

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New York Post

Mom of toddler who died in fire thanks doctors, questions EMTs

The heartbroken mom of a 4-year-old, who died in Queens house fire, thanked ER doctors for going above and beyond to try to save her daughter.

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This is Wiltshire

Fun day raises charity cash for Restore

FAMILIES in Walcot took advantage of the sunny weather on Saturday and attended a fun day at the Restore Charity shop.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Canada

Chronicle.com

St. John's U. Selects New President; U. of Nebraska Appoints Dean of Dentistry

Conrado M. Gempesaw, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Miami University, in Ohio, will become president of St. John's University, in New York, on July 1. He will succeed the Rev.

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Related Topix: Canada, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, University of the South

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Catholic cleric sued for 5m over pension fund shortfall

A PROMINENT Catholic cleric is being sued by Scotland's largest local authority for almost 5 million after a church-run approved school closed with major pension liabilities.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Canada, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom

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