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  1. Most NLers very concerned about the debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Western Star

    Nearly half of Newfoundland and Labrador residents are "extremely concerned" about the province's debt situation, according to new polling by Corporate Research Associates . The Halifax-based pollster asked 402 Newfoundlanders and Labradorians on a scale of 1-10 how concerned they are about the province's debt.

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  2. Most Newfoundlanders support screening immigrants for Canadian valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Western Star

    In a Canadian Research Associates poll released today, 67 per cent of 402 survey respondents supported the screening, which is on par with the Atlantic Canadian rate of 68 per cent. Thirty per cent suggested they oppose the screening, the most of the four Atlantic Provinces which were included in the poll.

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  3. Liberal government filibusters its own budget debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Western Star

    The House of Assembly had a bit of a procedural meltdown that left Government House Leader Andrew Parsons furious, accusing the Opposition of hypocrisy, as Liberal government backbenchers were left to stall for time debating a meaningless piece of legislation. Both the Tories and the NDP announced they would not participate in debate in "interim supply," which is a purely procedural, non-controversial ritual in the House of Assembly, and both parties said they would vote in favour of the matter when it comes to a vote.

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  4. Gushue's feat being celebrated by others who have achieved milestones in sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Western Star

    The St. John's skip delivered Newfoundland and Labrador's first Brier title in four decades with a 7-6 win over defending champion Kevin Koe of Team Canada Sunday night at Mile One Centre in St. John's. He brought a roaring crowd to their feet with his final stone in the 10th end.

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  5. Newfoundlanders assessing damage after Saturday's fierce stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Western Star

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador are taking stock today of the damage caused by Saturday's fearsome windstorm. Utility crews worked through the night to restore power to the tens of thousands of customers who were left without electricity.

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  6. Man behind Green Cove monument not giving upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Western Star

    There's no disguising Tony Trigiani's passion when it comes to preserving the memory of Canada's war dead. It's a whole heartbeat, a throbbing and living heartbeat, not a museum, a heartbeat that pulses for the history, honour and respect for what this country is and those who helped it get here.

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  7. Sugar tax the answer to rural recreation facilities: Peter FenwickRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | Western Star

    Mayor Peter Fenwick of Cape St. George is suggesting a sugar tax as a way to raise money for rural recreation. He believes more rural communities should have a recreation center like the new one their town just recently built with an indoor pool and walking track.

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  8. Russell Wangersky: That shrinking feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Western Star

    It's a numbers game - and not in the way you think. There's been plenty of talk over the year about declines in this province's population, legitimate hand-wringing over an aging population that doesn't have a strong cohort of young people coming up to pay taxes and fill jobs as an ever-larger portion of residents totter into retirement.

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  9. Jamaican LPN embraces Baie Verte and all it has to offerRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Western Star

    The licensed practical nurse at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre came to town in October 2015 to make a pair of dreams come true. The first was to work in the health care profession.

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  10. Letter: Indigenous ancestry is to be expected in N.L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Western Star

    To the American woman who claims Beothuk ancestry, I would say so might we all. Intermarriage between settlers and aboriginals was common everywhere in the world throughout history.

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  11. Come home in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Western Star

    By grace, love, faith, hope and charity, just three days into the new year on my Tuesday deadline, McIvers looks pretty much like it has always been, a fine place to live and to grow family, friendship and fellowship. Wild and windy at times, 2017 yet promises to be a time when bells ring out and banners fly.

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  12. Marine Harvest setting up aquaculture operations in N.L.Read the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | Western Star

    Marine Harvest is purchasing the assets of the Gray Aqua Group of Companies in Atlantic Canada, including a processing plant in Hermitage. With an investment of $15 million to purchase the assets of the Gray Aqua Group of Companies in Atlantic Canada, Marine Harvest has begun the process of establishing operations in this province.

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  13. Former Grand Falls-Windsor doctor tackles African dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Western Star

    After all, Willmore's time in Grand Falls-Windsor helped prepare her for dealing with the culture shock of moving to Africa. "Let's face it, Tanzanians are very hospitable people, they love having visitors, they're very much like Newfoundlanders in that way," said Willmore.

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  14. Anti-sealing video only boosting sales: store ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Western Star

    Sales through Natural Boutique are not being hurt by a new anti-sealing video from the group Save Our Seals. If anything, the retailer's holiday sales are getting a boost, according to co-owner Jennifer Shears.

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  15. Bourgeois and Sheahan preliminary inquiry underway in Corner Brook courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Western Star

    Dillon Bourgeois and Paxton Sheahan, both 24, are charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing Jonathan Park last October. Park was one of four people to testify during the inquiry on Monday.

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  16. New York Times tackles turr hunting in NewfoundlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Western Star

    One of the tastiest wild treats Newfoundland has to offer, according to some, has caught the attention of The New York Times. They may not immediately come across as the sexiest of words to include in your online dating profile, but hear Kimberly Moffit out: Newfoundlanders are making sense when they include "cabin" and "Horton's" in their attempts to attract a partner online.

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  17. Dating website reveals Newfoundlanders look to attract a mate with two key wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Western Star

    Kimberly Moffit, psychotherapist and relationship expert with online dating website Match, says Newfoundlanders' most popular words used on their dating profiles are good ones when it comes to attracting a date.

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  18. Proposed groundfish licensing - regime' won't be toleratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Western Star

    As one of thousands of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who rely on groundfish for sustenance, cultural and traditional purposes, I am deeply concerned about the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' plan to implement a "licence and tags regime" for the groundfish fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador. It needs to be abolished, and any reference in Canadian fishery regulations to our groundfishery or subsistence use as "recreational," prohibited.

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  19. Peacekeeper Eugene Bellows proud of contributions while stationed at Suez CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Western Star

    Eugene Bellows talks about his experience as a peacekeeper during the Suez Crisis of 1956 during a reception Friday commemorating the 60th anniversary of the first United Nations Peacekeeping Operation. Eugene Bellows never saw eye to eye with his teacher in the four-room school on Country Road in Corner Brook.

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  20. Erica Samms-Hurley appointed to advisory board on chronic conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Western Star

    Erica Samms-Hurley is always looking for the next step, the next challenge and the Mount Moriah woman has found it with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Samms-Hurley has been appointed to the research group's Institute Advisory Board on Chronic Conditions.

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