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

3 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Meet Your New Neighbor: Florida native feels at home here

Meet Your New Neighbor: Florida native feels at home here Paralyzed as undergrad, Bell returns to St. John's to teach, writes book and will appear on TV Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/07/24/meet-new-neighbor-florida-native-feels-home/13135443/ Robert Bell of St. Cloud was born in Florida and went to St.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Officer who fired during MUN incident feared for his safety, court told

The officer who fired his gun during an incident outside the Memorial University Field House in February says he feared for his safety, and the safety of his fellow officers.

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10 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Six more jobs cut at CFS St. John's

Six more workers at CFS St. John's are losing their jobs. The Canadian Forces Station employees - clerical and warehouse staff, and a vehicle mechanic - received notices Wednesday their jobs were being cut, said Jeannie Baldwin, regional executive vice-president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.

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15 hrs ago | CBC News

Heart procedure ought to be available here, family pleads

Carmel Walsh does not feel she is strong enough to travel to New Brunswick for a heart procedure that could both extend and improve her life.

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19 hrs ago | Nor'Wester

Crime rate down in St. John's

Crime was down in the St. John's metro area for 2013 compared to the year before, but its crime rate was among the highest in the country Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Chief Bill Janes spoke with reporters Wednesday about the release of a Statistics Canada report that breaks down crime statistics from across the country for 2013.

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23 hrs ago | CBC News

Fewer crimes, but more severe violence in St. John's: RNC

The overall number of violent crimes in St. John's decreased in 2013, but the Violent Crime Severity index shot upward, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Scorching heat pushing St. John's to new record

St. John's is on the cusp of smashing a weather record, with Environment Canada noting that the capital has had more hot days than any year in decades.

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The Compass

Kelda Farrell fundraiser surpasses goal

In less than a week, an online fundraiser for a woman with locked-in syndrome has well surpassed its goal.

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Telegram

City extends fire ban to include backyard fire pits and bowls

The City of St. John's says it will extend the existing fire ban to include fires in any outdoor wood-burning appliances and consumer fireworks.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Well behaved students set sail for Guernsey

A residential trip to Guernsey proved an enjoyable educational experience for Weymouth pupils before they said goodbye to their school.

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Squamish Chief

Federal fisheries minister stands by shrimp quota cuts in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea has told an all-party committee in Newfoundland and Labrador that Ottawa's shrimp quota cuts won't be changed.

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Worcester News

People in Worcester back student homes crackdown

AWAITED crackdown on student homes is on the verge of coming into force in Worcester - as it emerged the public have given it the thumbs-up.

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CBC News

Despite the heat, so far so good for St. John's water supply

Ron Ellsworth says the water levels in St. John's are good because of all the snow last winter.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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St. Cloud Times

St. Joseph mushroom grower sticks with businessSt. Joseph mushroom...

St. Joseph mushroom grower sticks with business Forest Mushrooms only sells to wholesale distributors and produce hundreds of pounds each day Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/food/2014/07/22/st-joseph-mushroom-grower-sticks-business/13013215/ Should he get out of the mushroom business after two years? ... (more)

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Brandon Sun

Group of Manitoba teachers to visit Juno Beach for educational tour

A beach post has photo's of Canadian soldiers pinned to it on Juno Beach following a ceremony of rememberance in Courcelles-sur-mer, France, Friday June 6, 2014.

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Knutsford Guardian

Mayor on the hunt for Knutsford's best amateur baker

BUDDING Mary Berrys and Paul Hollywoods are being invited to thrust their baking skills under the spotlight on Sunday August 3 - and all for a good cause.

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Brandon Sun

Newfoundland reaches tentative funding deal with community ambulance operators

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The government of Newfoundland and Labrador says it's reached a tentative funding agreement with the group representing community-based non-profit ambulance operators.

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The Compass

Irish Loop woman logs pothole damages

The six months Keith Stampe spent going back and forth to St. John's to visit his dying brother was rough enough without dealing with the state of the Irish Loop.

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St. Augustine Record

St. John's Academy proclaims a summer of splendor

The entire school participated in the festivities, which included playing games and devouring special treats provided by the students.

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