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St. John's News

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

2 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Far from home, close in our hearts

St. John's is a long way from home for anyone in this province who doesn't live within an hour or less driving time from the capital city.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Local UPS store's abrupt closure shocks customer

Mae Kierans had taken her deceased father's most prized paperwork to this UPS store on Pearson Street in St. John's to make digital copies, and was taken aback when the store was shut down - with her father's paperwork still inside.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Police release video of armed robbery at Healy's Pharmacy

Surveillance video footage shows a man who walked into the drugstore, while wielding what looks like a knife, then demanded narcotics.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Teen Challenge to St. John's council: open addictions centre to save women

Teen Challenge Canada's Glenn Barnes wants to work out a deal with the city of St. John's so that Circle Square Ranch can be converted into a women's addictions treatment centre.

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14 hrs ago | Telegram

Attempted murder suspect pleads guilty to unrelated charges

A young St. John's man accused of attempting to kill someone with a baseball bat is pleading guilty to charges stemming from a couple of less-serious incidents.

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14 hrs ago | Leamington Spa Courier

Wreath of Respect blessed in Warwick

Motorcycling members of the Royal British Legion's Riders' branch called at the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum at St John's House last Saturday.

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16 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Service marks 50 years since church merger

St Andrew's Methodist Church, in Coxhoe, near Durham, met for the first time on September 6, 1964, following the merger of the St John's and Central congregations.

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19 hrs ago | CBC News

N.L. fossil shows earliest evidence ever of animals with muscles

The fossil, dating from about 560 million years ago, was discovered in the Port Union area by a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, and Memorial University in St. John's.

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Related Topix: Canada, Geology, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Ham and High

Queen's Park robber jailed for vicious attacks on women in...

A violent robber from Queen's Park who throttled two women from behind before snatching their valuables has been jailed for 12 years today.

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The Compass

Sentencing for priest, wife postponed

A provincial court judge agreed to set over sentencing until Friday for an Anglican priest and his wife who took thousands of dollars from their church.

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The New Zealand Herald

Drivers cash in on ambulance rort

Transport Agency spokesman Andy Knackstedt said anyone who falsely licensed a vehicle as an ambulance was effectively rorting ACC.

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Western Star

Child pornography trial postponed

A two-day trial for a man accused of accessing and possessing child pornography was scheduled to begin today but has now been rescheduled for November.

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CBC News

Road cost derails bid for St. John's addiction centre

St. John's city council has rejected an application to set up an addiction treatment centre on the outskirts of St. John's, although the decision was based on the cost of a road rather than the type of programming the centre plans to offer.

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Examiner.com

U.S. and Canadian chefs are fired up in support of local farms in Hudson Valley

On Sunday, August 17, the Northern Chefs Alliance collaborated with the FarmOn! Foundation to bring 10 all-star chefs from the U.S. and Canada to the bucolic Hudson Valley in support of creating awareness about the importance of sustainable farming and eating local.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Local Food, Non-Profit, Vegetables, Canada, Culinary Institute of America

Brandon Sun

Newfoundland and Labrador appeals latest loss in hydro fight with Quebec

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador is appealing its latest loss in a decades-long fight with Quebec over Churchill Falls power.

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Nor'Wester

St. John's floated for new offshore supply base

A Norwegian company specializing in offshore supply base and support operations is considering establishing a new marine base in St. John's.

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CBC News

Pickup truck catches fire near Outer Ring Road ramp

Some commuters in St. John's experienced an unusual delay on Tuesday morning, when a pickup truck caught fire near a ramp on the Outer Ring Road.

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Telegram

Court issues arrest warrant for George Street fighter

A judge was forced to issue an arrest warrant yesterday for a man who already pleaded guilty to committing aggravated assault after he failed to show up for his sentencing hearing.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Telegram

Bail hearing Thursday for co-accused in St. John's shootings

One of the two men facing attempted murder charges in connection with separate shooting incidents in St. John's last fall will have a bail hearing on Thursday.

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The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

LCMS responders ready to assist after 6.0 quake

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod's disaster responders are posturing to assist the people of California's North Bay area and members of St. John's Lutheran Church in Napa, after a magnitude-6.0 quake struck there around 3 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Canada, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

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