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

9 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada, World News

9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Will County, IL, Joliet, IL, Canada

CBC News

Ford Mustang 00001 bought in St. John's 50 years ago

One of the most iconic American cars is celebrating a milestone birthday, but the very first model off the assembly line was actually sold in St. John's.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Canada

Telegram

Three men fined for illegal hunting activities

Lawrence Stead of St. John's and Wayne Bishop of Foxtrap were convicted in provincial court in St. John's on April 8 and each fined $1,000 for illegal hunting.

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The Compass

17th-century coins unearthed in Carbonear

Archaeology students from Memorial University in St. John's excavate at the site of an early 18th-century planter settlement at Crockers' Cove.- Images are copyrighted to Dr Peter Pope, Dept.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Peru

Nor'Wester

RNC make arrest in armed robbery investigations

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary criminal investigation division has arrested and charged a 27-year-old St. John's man in relation to a number of robberies and armed robberies in the St. John's area.

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The Labradorian

RNC to issue stun guns to officers Video

RNC Chief Bill Janes announced Wednesday morning at RNC headquarters in St. John's that the police force has ordered 15 stun guns, which will be given to a "select group of officers," including the tactics and rescue unit, which responds to high-risk situations such as armed barricades, patrol officers, and the crime suppression unit, a new team ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

One of two candidates in Tory leadership race drops out in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A contender in the race to become leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party has announced he is dropping out, likely clearing the way for a coronation of the one remaining candidate.

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The Labradorian

Birthday boy becomes 10,000th Canadian to have head shaved for charity

Today is Tyler Haley's eighth birthday and his is the 10,000th head in the country to be shorn for the annual Shave for the Brave.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Labradorian

Nominees for NL Book Awards announced

In the Writers' Alliance Fiction Award category, the finalists are "Strays" by Ed Kavanagh; "Caught" by Lisa Moore and Wangersky for "Whirl Away" .

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Canada, Poetry

CBC News

Real estate agent David Norris facing tax evasion charges

Re/Max real estate agent David Norris, seen here in a file photo, appeared in provincial court in St. John's on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Canada

The Compass

Cab driver's collarbone broken, fingers severed in assault

A foreign exchange student at Memorial University who was working part-time with Co-op Taxi was severely beaten early Sunday morning by a customer in St. John's, according to company general manager Doug McCarthy.

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Bucks Herald

Top cadet uses first aid skills to treat ill mum

A schoolgirl whose first aid skills have been put to the test looking after her ill mother has been named as the South-East's top St John's Ambulance cadet.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Families have fun at Calne Barnardo's Sure Start centre

A fun day to raise awareness of the emergency services at Barnardo's Sure Start Children's Centre in Calne attracted more than 150 families last Thursday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Saint John warned over freezing city's maintenance budget

Saint John councillors were warned on Monday night about the long-term implications of freezing spending on city buildings and vehicles.

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CBC News

Used syringes found on Mundy Pond shore, walking trail

A man walking his dog on the Mundy Pond trail made a disturbing discovery when he spotted used syringes lining the shore.

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