Mar 6 , 2015

Off-Duty Officers Nab Man for Hit and Run

A 66-year-old man is facing a raft of charges, including drunk driving, after a hit and run on Topsail Road. Off-duty RNC officers who saw the crash caught up with the man within a few minutes.

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Warrant Issued After Court No-Show for Occupational Health and Safety Violations

Shane O'Dell, owner of Luxury Roofing, and two of his employees were set to enter guilty pleas to several breaches today including failure to ensure workers' safety, but none of them showed.

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Noray Convicted on Drug Charges

Noray is accused of selling oxycodone, crack cocaine, Ritalin and morphine. He was recently arrested near Duckworth Street, and had a knife in his possession at the time. He pleaded guilty today.

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Clocks Go Ahead Sunday

We're in the middle of a cold snap but spring is not far off: the clocks go ahead tomorrow night and the weather office has begun giving the U.V. Index, something we normally associate with summer and sunshine.

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Quebec Innu Protest Lack of Consultation on Muskrat Transmission Line

Members of the Pakua Shipi Innu of Quebec say they were not consulted on work underway on the Muskrat Falls transmission line which they claim crosses their traditional hunting and trapping lines.

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No Further Inshore Cuts This Year, But Work to Be Done: Sullivan

The leaders of all three provincial parties joined forces with affected towns and the FFAW in Gander this week to rally against cuts to the inshore shrimp fishery.

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Lorraine Michael's Last Day as Leader, NDP Convention Tomorrow

VOCM News will have live coverage beginning tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 p.m. from The Sheraton Hotel.

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NAPE Calls Privatization Plan 'Fiscally Irresponsible'

The President of NAPE, Carol Furlong, is upset over the Premier's comments on possibly privatizing some parts of the public service.

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NL Construction Association Conference Focuses on Communication

Conference Chair Steve Hayward says people in the industry are trying to figure out ways to become more competitive through communication.

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Holy Family Parents Divided on Overcrowding Solutions

A public meeting last night brought together hundreds of parents, several who expressed their concerns about the solutions being proposed by the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District.

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Job Creation Partnerships Program Looking for Applications

There are two application deadlines, March 31st for projects intended to be carried out starting early this summer and June 30th for projects to be carried out this fall.

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Saunders Vigil Tonight Marks Dark Anniversary

A vigil is being held this evening to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Loretta Saunders. The service begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Engineering Building at MUN in St. John's.

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Local Trans Man Creating Awareness, Raising Funds for Top Surgery

23-year-old Dane Woodland has started a fundraiser to raise money for top surgery an important part of his gender confirmation surgery.

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Boil Water Advisory for Northern Arm

A boil water advisory has been issued for the entire community of Northern Arm following the detection of E. Coli in the town's water supply.

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Woman Charged with Paradise Robbery, Resisting Arrest

A young woman has been charged in a violent robbery at a drug store in Paradise.

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Pre-Budget Consultations Hit the Capital City

Residents of St. John's have the opportunity today to have their say about the budget. Pre-budget consultations are now being held at the Capital Hotel.

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Power Tools Stolen from Sheshatshiu School

RCMP are searching for a number of power tools stolen from the Peenamin McKenzie School, namely a Stihl chainsaw, a Makita socket set, a Stanley socket set, a Dewalt cordless drill and a Dewalt circular saw.

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36 Year Old Charged in Violent Robbery

A man has been charged with robbery with violence and using a prohibited weapon after a lengthy investigation by the RNC.

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Gushue Has Double Life in Playoffs

Plays Jacobs again tonight

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IceCaps Back Home Tonight

Albany in town to face St.John's

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Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule

Habs lose again in California

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