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

42 min ago | CBC News

Justin Chipman guilty of dangerous driving, not assault on cops

Justin Chipman, 27, was found guilty Friday of dangerous driving, but not the more serious charges of assaulting four police officers.

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4 hrs ago | Nor'Wester

One for the morning glory

Bobby O'Donovan reckons he's one of the few people who've ever been pulled over by the police for going too slow on the highway.

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8 hrs ago | Worcester News

Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

FANS of Polish food living in St John's won't have to go far to get their favourite treats anymore.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Canada

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

Education needed to break child poverty cycle, says Saint John mother

The child poverty rate in Saint John is stuck at a shocking 29 per cent, the highest in the country, according to a report released Wednesday.

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CBC News

St. John's, Corner Brook centres to field all 911 calls

Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dan Crummell says every landline and cellphone in the province will be charged a new fee to help pay for implementation of provincewide 911 service.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cellphones

Telegram

Plans still on track for basic 911 service by December

The provincial government said today it has determined the locations and boundaries of the Public Safety Answering Points for the expansion of Basic 911 service.

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The Compass

Ottenheimer would seek seat in Humber East

John Ottenheimer plans to run in Humber East immediately if successful in his quest to become the Progressive Conservative leader.

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Telegram

Man pleads guilty to George Street stabbing

A man arrested earlier this year for reportedly stabbing another man on George Street has pleaded guilty to the crime.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Canada

ClickOnDetroit

Harper Woods police: Young girl sexually assaulted; 3 in custody

YOUNG BOYS IN A HARPER WOODS GARAGE. RIGHT NOW THAT ELEMENTARY AGE GIRL IN THE HOSPITAL.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Soup it up: New car cleaners shine, with elbow grease

Cleaner Wax and Leather 3-In-1 with Griot's micro fiber-covered sponge. The leather cleaner can also be used on newer clothes and furniture.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Related Topix: Service, MS, Canada

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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Related Topix: Anglican, Religion, Canada

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