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2 hrs ago | The Compass

Charge added to long list against group charged as part of cocaine sting

Six of eight people charged in connection with a cocaine trafficking sting in St. John's last spring had another count of fraud over $5,000 added to their charges Wednesday.

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3 hrs ago | Worcester News

Become a lifesaver or have your own health MOT at drop-in session in St John's, Worcester

THE next drop-in session of the West Side Neighbourhood Watch takes place at the St John's Youth and Community Centre, Swanpool Walk, Worcester, on Friday, August 8 between 10am and 4pm.

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8 hrs ago | Telegram

Fire on Parade Street roof quickly knocked down

Firefighters are trying to access the source of smoke coming from 7 Parade Street in St. John's - Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram Firefighters are trying to access the source of smoke coming from 7 Parade Street in St. John's - Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram Flames coming from the roof of 7 Parade St. in St. John's were quickly knocked down by ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Inland Empire clergy support immigrant refugees in open letter

A group of clergy is calling on the Inland Empire to welcome immigrant refugees and for political leaders to protect the refugees by allowing access to resources and protection under the law.

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The Compass

Woman due for bail hearing facing 2 drunk driving charges

A woman who police say was driving drunk when she hit a parked car in Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove Monday evening is scheduled to have a bail hearing today Kelly Samson is led back to jail after a brief appearance in provincial court in St. John's Tuesday on allegations she hit a parked car while driving drunk on Logy Bay Road.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba premier says August civic holiday will be renamed Terry Fox day

Fox was born in Winnipeg on July 28, 1958, and became famous for his cross-country Marathon of Hope in 1980.

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St. Cloud Times

Student-run credit union branch to open at St. John's

Student-run credit union branch to open at St. John's Student-run credit union branch to open at St. John's Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/business-quarry/2014/07/30/student-run-credit-union-branch-to-open-at-st-johns/13355287/ Collegeville Community Credit Union has received a grant from the Minnesota Credit ... (more)

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Evening News

Norwich catholic cathedral dean leaving after 13 years, to take up post in North Walsham

The dean of Norwich's catholic cathedral is leaving at the end of August to take up a postilion in North Walsham.

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Ham and High

Police arrest designer handbag smash-and-grab suspects in Highgate and Kentish Town raids

Seven people have been arrested in Highgate and Kentish Town after a luxury designer shop in St John's Wood became the latest store to be targeted by smash-and-grab robbers.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Herald

Local foreign language teachers lead European tour

In front of the Roman amphitheater in Arles, France, are St. John's students Ashlyn Troyer, Shannon Bockey, Samantha Wehri, Colleen Schulte, Haleigh DeWyer, Morgan Musser, Samantha Bonifas, Lucy Bonifas, Ethan Benavidez, Erin Williams and Justin Berelsman.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Canada, Travel, Paris, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel,

The Georgia Straight

David Suzuki: Why I'm embarking on the Blue Dot Tour

The late scientist Carl Sagan described a 1990 picture taken from six billion kilometres away by the unmanned Voyager 1 as a " pale blue dot ".

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Canada, Danny Michel

Westland Observer

Concours drives crowds to Plymouth Township's Inn at St. John's

Sunday's Concours d'Elegance of America packed in the crowds - and mostly dodged the rain - for its fourth year at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth Township.

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CBC News

Thieves targeting chairs, BBQ and even goldfish from Daffodil Place

The Canadian Cancer Society says it is dumbfounded that people have stolen items from a St. John's facility that cancer patients use when they come to town for treatment.

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The Labradorian

Trial set for former St. Patrick's bookkeeper accused of stealing from parish

A woman suspected of swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from St. Patrick's Parish in St. John's will go to trial this fall.

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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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