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

3 hrs ago | The Compass

PC Party confirms July 4-5 convention

The PC Party will go ahead with its plans for a convention in early July to confirm the leadership of premier-designate Frank Coleman.

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7 hrs ago | Weyburn Review

Newfoundland faces 'unacceptably high risk' of power outages in future

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A consultant's report on Newfoundland's power failures in January blames insufficient generation and equipment maintenance, and says there's an "unacceptably high risk" of future blackouts.

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7 hrs ago | Telegram

Top court won't hear appeal in fight over who pays for priests' sex abuse

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal of a decision won by the insurer of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp. of St. John's in a battle over who pays for compensating victims who were sexually abused by priests.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Guilty plea expected for string of St. John's robberies

A St. John's man is expected to plead guilty to a string of multiple robberies in the city over the last few months.

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12 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

St George's Healthcare NHS trust has been heaped with praise following a national inspection.

The trust, which includes St George's Hospital, Queen Mary's Hospital in Roehampton, and St John's Therapy Centre in Battersea , picked up 'good' ratings in 51 out of 62 areas.

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Related Topix: Canada, Nursing, Medicine

12 hrs ago | The Labradorian

Diver taken to hospital following incident in St. John's harbour

A 28-year-old man is in hospital today following an underwater incident in St.a SJohn's harbour at the New Dock property.

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16 hrs ago | Telegram

RNC seek witnesses to hit and run vehicle-pedestrian collision

The RNC is seeking the public's assistance in relation to a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred on Hamlyn Road in St. John's Monday, April 14 at approximately 2:10 p.m. A dark blue truck or SUV hit a female pedestrian as she was crossing Hamlyn Road between the Village Mall and the CIBC.

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20 hrs ago | Oldham Chronicle

Schools merger backing

COUNCILLORS have backed plans to merge St John's Voluntary Aided CE Infant School with its junior school.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBC News

Saint John's newest homeless shelter opens in May

A new 20-bed homeless shelter will be opening in Saint John on May 1, taking the place of the Salvation Army's shelter that is closing this month because of a funding shortfall.

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CBC News

Saint John's tax rate criticism unwarranted, councillor says

Figures show the total value of homes in Fredericton is higher than the value of all the homes in Saint John.

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The Compass

Tackling taboos

Meghan Greeley stars as a teenage prostitute in Poverty Cove Theatre Company's production of "Rabbit Rabbit," running at the Guv'nor Inn in St. John's April 30 to May 4. Meghan Greeley and Darryl Hopkins star as a teenage prostitute and a paedophilic clown in Poverty Cove Theatre Company's production of "Rabbit Rabbit," running at the Guv'nor Inn ... (more)

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Western Star

Man pleads guilty to criminal negligence in girlfriend's death

A St. John's man who was driving drunk when he struck and killed his girlfriend in Airport Heights in St.a SJohn's has pleaded guilty to several charges.

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Herald Star Online

Anna Mae Nixon

NIXON, Anna Mae, 70, a longtime resident of Dover and formerly of Bergholz, OH, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, following an extended illness.

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Wisbech Standard

Communities secretary Eric Pickles says European elections are most important in a generation

The European elections next month are the most important in a generation, communities secretary Eric Pickles said as he launched the Conservatives East of England campaign today.

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Telegram

Blimey, be prepared for more rising food prices

If you've got a beef about rising food prices, you might be harbouring the grudge a long while.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beef, Meat, Canada, Fruits, Bar-B-Q

CBS Local

St. John's Guard D'Angelo Harrison Wins Haggerty Award

D'Angelo Harrison #11 of the St. John's Red Storm puts the ball up to the basket against Jajuan Johnson #5 of the Marquette Golden Eagles during the game at Madison Square Garden on February 1, 2014 in New York City.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CNews

Extreme potholes: Help us find Canada's worst potholes

Caused by one of the worst winters in recent memories, potholes around Niagara have become an ongoing problem for motorists, and the city crews trying to repair them.

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CBC News

Paul Connolly first to be charged in HMP chapel riot

Paul Connolly, 32, is the first to be charged in the prison chapel riot in February.

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CTV

Endangered blue whales found dead off Newfoundland big loss to species

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says the deaths of nine blue whales off the southwest coast of Newfoundland is a massive loss to marine life.

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Telegram

Man charged with driving while impaired by drug

A 31-year-old St. John's man was charged with being impaired by drug after Placentia RCMP officers pulled him over on Saturday.

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