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

2 hrs ago | CBC News

'Hundreds' of senior's homes needed for students

Sherri Breen is director with Home Share NL. She said after having a successful first year in the St. John's area, the service is now experiencing a shortage of homes going into the current fall semester.

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

No impaired drivers caught at Pitts police checkpoint

A police checkpoint on a busy highway in the St. John's area on Sunday night produced a good result for those concerned about drunk driving.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Arrest warrant issued for missing man Joshua Whalen

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is looking for information regarding the disappearance of Joshua Whalen, 26, from St. John's.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Top punters offering free lessons on Quidi Vidi Lake

People who have won punt races off Fogo Island and in St. John's Harbour are offering free punt-rowing lessons to anyone who wants to give it a try.

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The Compass

Holy Cross Crusaders take Challenge Cup

SCrusaders blanked St. Lawrence Labatt Laurentians 2-0 to win the 2014 Molson Challenge Cup soccer championship before a crowd estimated at 1,800 at King George V Park in St. John's Sunday.

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Rumble In The Garden

Is St. John's bringing in Jay Henderson as a walk-on?

According to the Twitter profile of Lakeland Prep guard Jay Henderson , the 6'4" wing will play at St. John's.

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Related Topix: Canada, Sports, NCAA Sports, St. John's University NCAA

The Advertiser

Series: Show Entries: Sheep prepare to be judged Picture: Chris Booth

A VETERAN shepherd said he felt on top of the world after he and his son bagged five trophies and eight first place rosettes at the 145th show of Weardale 's Agricultural Society.

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Brandon Sun

Newfoundlanders who lined up to serve in WWI still revered as the Blue Puttees

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Diana Snow's grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain.

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DurhamRegion.com

Newfoundlanders lined up to serve in WWI

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Diana Snow's grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain.

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CBC News

Drunk drivers charged from St. John's to Labrador City

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were busy from St. John's to Labrador City with a number of impaired drivers Saturday.

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The News-Gazette

Many benefit from woman's bequests

Betty Kaufmann lived in a modest Champaign home with her cat, and before she died last year, she made arrangements to leave a church in Buckley and six local service agencies a windfall.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Buckley, IL, Champaign County, IL, Canada, Ford County, IL

Telegram

St-Pierre with my own eyes Photo

St-Pierre-Miquelon are French islands only 20 kilometres off Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Wanted in Gloucester County: Woman accused of 3 National Park burglaries

Authorities are seeking a 29-year-old woman wanted for failing to appear in court on charges of burglary and theft.

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Related Topix: National Park, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Canada

St. Cloud Times

Book Briefs: Discover rising St. John's Abbey Church in new bookBook...

Book Briefs: Discover rising St. John's Abbey Church in new book It details how a patron and architect work together in a successful building campaign Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/books/2014/08/30/book-briefs-discover-rising-st-johns-abbey-church-new-book/14877003/ Author Victoria M. Young has written a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, University of Minnesota Duluth

The News Item

Snydertown church to hold last service

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, one of the oldest churches in Northumberland County, will function as a place of worship for the last time Sunday.

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DFW Catholic

Mk 6:17-29 St. John's Heart

Herod was the one who had John the Baptist arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, whom he had married.

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Bury Times

11 children's centre staff to be axed as Bury Council cuts 820,000 from budget

Bury Council has unveiled plans to axe 11 full-time staff from its children's services department to save A 820,000.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Retirement homes scheme 'to ease Marlborough traffic'

DEVELOPER McCarthy & Stone says plans to build retirement flats at the site of the Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough will help to ease traffic problems around Granham Hill.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBC News

St. John's airport 'not responsible' for damage to man's vehicle

Craig Hickey, who left his vehicle parked at St. John's International Airport while he and his family went on vacation, says at the very least, the long-term parking area should have been fenced during the airport's recent expansion.

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CBC News

Privacy breach at MUN's School of Social Work

Memorial University says sometime between Aug. 15 and 18, three computers were taken from the School of Social Work.

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