May 29 , 2015

Liberal Party Broke No Rules, Says Ball

Liberal Leader Dwight Ball says the party is in compliance with Elections NL, and a deal struck with three banks to pay off debt has no impact on taxpayers.

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Diesel the Pitbull to be Euthanized

Dog behaviour expert Ken Reid assessed Diesel, who bit two children in April. He says it's too late to rehabilitate the pitbull.

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Bail Review for Man Involved in Christmas Day Shotgun Fracas

William Riggs was originally denied bail in December, but his lawyer believes his situation has changed dramatically since the initial bail hearing.

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No Charges to be Laid in Mary's Harbour Lock Down

RCMP say while indications of threats led to the lock down, no threats were made to the school, staff or students.

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Helicopter Simulator for NL to Open in 2016

The new training facility will allow for flights in a controlled environment.

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WWI Exhibit Recieves $3.2-Million Donation

Philanthropist Elinor Gill Ratcliffe donated the money, and requested the space be named the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Gallery.

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Steele Communications and VOCM Cares Receive COD-NL's Inclusion Award

The award is for COD-NL's 'Slice of Life' Awareness Campaign.

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Police and Peace Officer Award Recipients Named

This year's winners are Constable Scott Mosher of the RNC, Corner Brook region; Staff Sergeant Donald Rogers of the Happy Valley-Goose Bay detachment of the RCMP and DFO Fishery Officer Sherry Pittman.

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VOCM Local Hero: Josh Dawson of 'I Am Genie'

Josh Dawson started the foundation after his father's death seven years ago.

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Burgers, But No Donuts for This Week's Classic Car Enthusiasts

Every Thursday for over 50 years when the weather is nice, car enthusiasts have gathered at A&W on Kenmount Road. After last week's incident the RNC had a presence last night, but the focus stayed on the cars.

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Torbay Family Wins $1-Million Home

Don Furlong says they have lived in Torbay for a long time, but that is about to change.

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Teens Breaching Court Orders Held Overnight

A busy night for the RNC who arrested two teenagers in separate incidents.

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Public Tips Off RNC on Driver 3X Legal Limit

The 62-year-old man had a blood alcohol level that was three times the legal limit, he was charged with impaired driving, failing the Breathalyzer, driving while prohibited and breach of court orders.

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Town of Cupids Votes Not to Purchase Legacy Centre

The vote was 232 to 113, with many residents saying it's too expensive.

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Burin RCMP Investigating Boat Harbour Break In

Police say someone broke into the Midway Lounge Gas Bar and Restaurant in Boat Harbour. There's no immediate word on whether anything was taken.

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Province Looks to Increase Fines for Oil Spills

Through legislative changes, if approved, offshore operators could be responsible for $1-billion in clean-up costs and damages from an oil spill without proof of fault, it in effect establishes a 'polluter'pays' principle.

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St. John's Sees Decline in Recycling

City council is trying to find out why less recycling is being picked up at the curb.

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Liberals Want Increase to University Blue Zone Tickets

The ticket for parking illegally in a blue zone at MUN is only $20.

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No Final Decision on Health Cuts: Kent

Minister Steve Kent says cuts to health boards have not yet been decided.

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Wabush Mines Dust Up in House of Assembly

The dust from the closed mines kept some children indoors last summer,and the Liberals want it fixed.

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Studies on Hemophilia in Twillingate to be Featured at Symposium

Twillingate has the highest reported incidence of mild hemophilia A in the world.

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Dale Jarvis, Mummers Festival Among Those Recognized at St. John's Tourism Awards

The most prestigious award went to local storyteller Dale Jarvis.

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