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Mar 5 , 2015
Fatal Accident Near Gambo
A man in his 50s is dead following last night's accident on the TCH.
John Fogerty Headlines Salmon Fest 2015
Other acts and ticket information for Salmon Festival will come at a later date.
Brief Court Appearance for Accused Stabber
20-year-old Nicholas Layman is accused of stabbing an 11-year-old boy on a crowded CBS soccer field last fall.
Gathering Place Sees Spike in Basic Needs
The recent expansion of the Gathering Place has allowed expanded service, but officials say the increased demand is a sign that more people are unable to afford basic amenities.
Cliffs Employees Still Waiting on T4s
The company has missed the deadline for their former employees.
Metro Feels the Freeze Until Next Week
Overnight temperatures tonight will be in the -15 range for the next few nights according to Brian Walsh, meteorologist with Provincial Airlines and Aerospace.
Family Appeals for Return of Stolen Ashes
The RNC say a pickup truck, parked at the Spa at the Monastery on Patrick Street, was broken into on February 24th, and among the items stolen was a small, white plastic film cannister containing the ashes of the owner's loved one.
Price at Pumps Jumps Almost Five Cents
The maximum price has gone up by 4.7 cents per litre in the latest adjustment due to supply and transport cost associated with winter-grade gas.
Naval Architect Says Manolis L. Unstable
Kevin Strowbridge has warnings about the stability of the sunken paper carrier.
Outage 'Unexpected and Isolated Incident': NL Hydro
Had the new combustion turbine been available when a unit tripped at the Holyrood Generating Station, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro says a widespread power outage may have been avoided.
Nunatsiavut Government Brings Down Tenth Anniversary Budget
The budget focuses on housing issues, education, and language and culture, with $25,000 set aside to help celebrate the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Nunatsiavut Government.
'Best Shot I've Ever Made' Says Gushue After 8-7 Victory
NL won both games yesterday at the Brier including an 8-7 victory over Alberta late last night.
Sex Work: Soliciting Reflections Events to Promote Informed Dialogues
The Department of Gender Studies at Memorial and the Safe Harbour Outreach Project are teaming up to offer a three-day event on sex work starting tonight.
City Looks for Public Input into Victoria Park Improvements
The event is planned for March 16th to discuss with area residents how they currently use the park and how they'd like to see it improved.
Local Director Wins $120,000 Women in the Director's Chair Award
Jordan Canning, whose last movie We Were Wolves was critically acclaimed across the board, has received the Women in the Director's Chair Feature Film award, a $120,000 prize to go towards her next film.
Gander FFAW Rally Draws 400 Against Northern Shrimp Cuts
Fishermen, their union and politicians of all stripes are standing in solidarity against more possible cuts to the inshore northern shrimp quota.
Provincial Sports Page
Hockey, swimming
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Habs dream of getting out of California.
Mar 4 , 2015
Accessibility is a Right: COD-NL Launches Campaign on Parking Spaces
Coalition Executive Director, Kelly White, says the inclusion initiative seeks to educate businesses and municipalities about the regulations and best practices concerning accessible parking.
CRA Poll Shows Liberals Maintain Strong Lead
In the latest poll from Corporate Research Associates the governing PCs and the NDP have made modest gains.
Abacus Shows PCs Lag by 25 Points
Yesterday's Abacus poll shows the provincial Tories lagging well behind the Liberals by a 25 point margin.
Cause of Fatal Cartwright Fire Under Investigation
A couple was in the house when the fire was reported, say officials.
Chipman Lands Back in Jail
Justin Chipman pleaded guilty to theft, dangerous driving, and breaches today at provincial court.
Woman Accused of Armed Robbery to Face More Charges
Aleshia O'Regan appeared in court this morning via video from the Women's Detention Centre in Clarenville.
Blustery Weather on the Way
10 cm of snow is coming for much of the island.
Water Street Fire 'Under Control'
A portion of Water Street in St. John's was closed for a time this morning after reports of smoke on the fourth floor of the McMurdo Building.
News Article has Video
RCMP Mourning Loss of an Original Newfoundland Ranger
John 'Jack' Lafosse passed away yesterday at the age of 94 after a short illness.
Preliminary Report of Cargo Jet Accident Shows Slippery Runways
The General Service building was closed last Thursday after the jet slid into it causing significant damage but no injuries.
Gas Prices Predicted to Jump 4.5 Cents, Despite Oil
The Consumer Group for Fair Gas Prices says the maximum price which can be charged for gasoline will go up by 4.5 cents a litre, and 3.7 for diesel.
ATIPPA Bill Would Make NL National Leader on Rights to Information
Reaction to the ATIPPA review committee's findings and drafted changes has been overwhelmingly positive.
Cashin Avenue Extension Closed for Pothole First Aid
Cashin Avenue Extension is closed for the next week as crews attempt to put back the pieces.
Privacy Breach Linked to Machinery Malfunction: Brazil
Transportation Minister David Brazil is assuring provincial government workers that they're taking a recent privacy breach very seriously, but the full scope of the problem is not yet known.
Brazil Surprised Poll Shows So Little Concern for Roads, Transportation
The Minister of Transportation is surprised that such a small percentage of people in our province think roads and transportation are top priorities.
Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Council Launches Emergency Fundraising Campaign
The Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Council has launched an emergency fundraising campaign to try to keep its doors open.
Registered Nurses Want You to Know About the Care They Provide
The new media campaign celebrates registered nurses, and seeks to educate the public about their role within the health care team.
Big Turnout for FFAW Rally on Shrimp Quotas in Gander
Politicians of all political stripes stood side-by-side with fishermen and the FFAW to deliver the message that they are united on the issue.
Provincial Sports Page
Hockey, basketball, curling
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Maple Leafs beat Florida
Full Investigation to be Launched into Outage: NL Hydro
Vice President of NL Hydro, Rob Henderson, says it was a variety of factors that came together that caused this morning's outage. He says Unit 1 has been offline since Friday due to an oil leak.
Metro Schools Closed for the Day, District Apologizes for Last-Minute Closures
With this morning's rolling power outages, the decision was made to close all metro area schools for the morning.
Mar 3 , 2015
ATIPPA Review Recommends Sweeping Changes, Reversals on Bill 29
Chair of the committee Clyde Wells says Bill 29 "wasn't all bad, but it wasn't all good either" at release of 90 recommendations and draft legislation.
Provincial Liberals Hold Commanding Lead: Poll
The latest Abacus data poll shows that 72% of people in the province think the Liberals will form the next government.
Missing Man Located
Police say 44-year-old David Boland, who was reported missing from the area of Virginia Place in St. John's, has been located.
Kaetlyn Osmond Ready for Upcoming Season, Ankle Completely Healed
Osmond tweeted that she is finally in the "healthy clear."
Placentia Bay Marine Safety Coalition Claims Victory, Area Pilotage to Remain Unchanged
The facilitator called off the study, and agreed to leave the pilot stations as they are.
House of Assembly to Reopen March 17th
Speaker Wade Verge has announced that the House will reopen on March 17th.
Major Privacy Breach as Employees Receive Other People's T4 Forms
At least four people who work in the Gander Municipal Affairs office received their own T4 and T4s from other employees in different departments.
Reserve Power Available as New Holyrood Turbine Comes Online
The turbine was put in place for reserve power after last year's island-wide power outages.
Wet Winter Leaves St. John's Over Budget on Salt
Despite a decline in snowfall this year, St. John's Mayor, Dennis O'Keefe, says the city is over its current snowclearing budget by about $710,000, to date.
Man Who Promised to Turn Himself in via Facebook, Sentenced at Provincial Court
Rodney Constantine was sentenced to 105 days in jail, plus 12 months probation.



 
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