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  1. Canada feels No. 1 heading to the Pan Am softball playoffsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | The Compass

    Led once again by Newfoundlander Stephen Mullaley, Canada put itself in the best possible medal position with a 4-1 win over Venezuela Thursday at the Pan American Games men's softball competition in Ajax, Ont. Mullaley added to his impressive hitting stats at the Games by going two-for-three at the plate Thursday, while driving in two of Canada's four runs and scoring another.

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  2. New ferry for the Tickle launched in RomaniaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Compass

    The MV Legionnaire, the new ferry which will serve the Bell Island run, is now on the water and has entered the final stages of its construction. The ferry was launched Wednesday at Damen Shipyards in Romania.

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  3. Exploring the light and dark of ShakespeareRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Compass

    From left, Dylan Brenton, Erin Mackey, Alexis Koetting and John Sheehan star in Perchance Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," opening in Cupids this weekend. There's a creepy side of Shakespeare - a side full of witches and ghosts and blood and violence - that Perchance Theatre wants to explore.

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  4. Mullaley a master blasterRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Compass

    Hits three home runs for seven RBIs in Canada's gold-medal win over Kiwis; one of seven Newfoundlanders on championship team Five Newfoundland softball players, along with two coaches from this province, are world champions after helping Canada to a 10-5 win over New Zealand in the gold medal game of the World Baseball Softball Confederation men's fastpitch championship in Saskatoon on Sunday.

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  5. PHOTOS: Canada Day in Trinity BayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Compass

    New Perlican's Layla Harris came to the local Canada Day festivities with her mom Courtney. THe four-year-old was all smiles and proud to be dressed in her red and white.

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  6. Mullaley MVP - Sof Ontario fastpitch tourneyRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Compass

    Stephen Mullaley picked up MVP honours as the Hill United Chiefs captured the 2015 Cephas Roth Memorial fastpitch softball tournament championship in Tavistock, Ont., this weekend. The Chiefs, undefeated on their way to the title, routed the Toronto Gators 7-1 in the semifinal round and defeated the Kitchener Hallman Twins 11-9 in the final.

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  7. Simms calls for repatriation of Beothuk remainsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Compass

    On June 9 Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls - Windsor MP Scott Simms tabled a Private Members Motion in the House of Commons calling on the government to seek repatriation of the remains of Demasduit and Nonosabusut of the Beothuk First Nation from the National Museum of Scotland. The remains of Demasduit and Nonosabusut are stored in the National Museum of Scotland.

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  8. Relics of the pastRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Compass

    She may have been a fisherman in a previous life, or perhaps a mermaid. One day, artist Jeanette Jobson says, she'll move out of the water and onto land.

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  9. My Imperfect SlantRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | The Compass

    She grew up - more or less, considering she never achieved stature greater than five feet - to become queen of an empire on which the sun never set. Because of said queen - famous in pictures for wearing a trailing, lacy do-rag topped by a bejewelled crown - there's a time each spring when I'm required to endure a well, when I'm required to endure.

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  10. Cabot Tower to be temporarily closed for repairs, maintenanceRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | The Compass

    Cabot Tower on Signal Hill will be temporarily closed to the public for the next six to eight weeks to facilitate essential repairs and maintenance. Parks Canada said in a news release, in undertaking these repairs, it is taking practical action to ensure the long-term protection of this "iconic cultural resource."

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  11. One of the 10 worst roadsRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | The Compass

    Route 434 after a heavy rainfall a couple weeks ago. This highway was recently voted the six worst road in Atlantic Canada.

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  12. Winter is not over yetRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | The Compass

    Most Newfoundlanders accept that a few warm spring days doesn't mean winter is over and on many May 24th weekends, campers have to shovel snow away from their tents. An Environment Canada map shows where a special weather statement has been issued for all of Newfoundland for Tuesday night into Wednesday.

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  13. DanceNL holding step dance workshop during Trails, Tales and TunesRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | The Compass

    The provincial dance association is partnering with the festival to present an NL Moves workshop - Sean-nA3s Step Dance with Kristin Harris Walsh - as part of the festival's Wheels, Reels and Heels program. Sean-nA3s, translated directly as "old style," is a form of improvised traditional Irish step dance which is currently enjoying a revitalization in Ireland, and is very similar to what Newfoundlanders would have traditionally danced in their kitchens and in community halls, says a press release from DanceNL.

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  14. Recipes offer tidbits of historyRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | The Compass

    A 60-year-old soup recipe leaflet appeared at the bottom of a carton some time ago when I returned from an in-home auction here in St. John's. Hidden under books of considerably greater stature, this leaflet was dog-eared, telling me it had been popular.

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  15. What you need to know about workplace deaths and injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Compass

    On the annual day, the NL Federation of Labour remembers all the workers who die each year as a result of a work-related injury or illness. a 29 - the number of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who died in 2014 as a result of a work accident or illness.

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  16. UN job offers global viewRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Compass

    Carl Mercer has travelled far and wide with his career path, including to India, where he joined a filmmaker to see how locals dealt with cyclone threats. But in areas that are prone to these types of events, which are often catastrophic, Carl Mercer says strategies can help alleviate the impact in developing countries.

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  17. Cormack native to appear on 'Ice Road Truckers'Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Compass

    Newfoundlanders have a reputation throughout Western Canada for being hard workers, and with the right mind frame a person can make a good life for themselves. Raised primarily in Cormack, with some years in Deer Lake, Simmons was a self-proclaimed hard case growing up - a bad apple, one could say.

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  18. Throne speech chronicles Tory past, but leaves the future hazyRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Compass

    There were no grand, sweeping announcements or major changes in course announced in Tuesday's throne speech, the first authored by Premier Paul Davis's government. Joe Gibbons/The Telegram Lt.-Gov. Frank Fagan delivers the Speech From The Throne to open the Fourth Session of the Forty-Seventh General Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland in the House of Assembly.

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  19. Innu Nation frustrated over Muskrat Falls hiringRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Compass

    By Derek Montague TC Media and Ashley Fitzpatrick The Telegram Premier Paul Davis plans to meet with Innu Nation Grand Chief Anastasia Qupee this month to discuss a number of thorny issues that have created tension between the province and the aboriginal group. Two of the issues likely to be discussed are the contentious new deal the provincial government signed with Vale, and Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Keith Russell, who recently landed in hot water over comments he made to a Nunatsiavut Government minister.

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  20. Promoting environmental leadersRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Compass

    Nominations are now being accepted for the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards Program, which recognizes the outstanding efforts of individuals, schools, community groups and businesses in sustaining, protecting and enhancing the environment. "A clean and sustainable environment is critical to the social, physical, cultural and economic well-being of our residents, including future generations of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians," said Environment and Conservation Minister Dan Crummell.

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