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Apr 20 , 2014
NL's Oldest Resident has died at 108
Mrs. Margaret Ellen Moores, or Aunt Maggie as she was known, was born in November of 1905. She passed away yesterday in Rushoon.
Robbery with Violence in St. John's
RNC say a 25-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man will be charged with break, entry and theft and robbery with violence.
Injured Snowmobiler Airlifted to Corner Brook
A woman fell off the back of a snowmobile in a remote area of western Newfoundland.
Warm Homecoming in Marystown for Kaetlyn Osmond
A lengthy motorcade was followed by a grand arrival rally to welcome home Canada's reigning women's figure skating champion.
Easter Considered a 'Moveable' Feast in Christian Calendar
The Anglican Parish of St. Mark the Evangelist in St. John's says decisions made in the early years of the Church affect when Easter is celebrated.
Fisherman Displeased with Rules about Kids on Boats
An outspoken fisherman on the northeast coast says he will be defying any rules that say he won't be able to bring his grandchildren out on his boat with him.
Atlantic Region Struggling to Retain Immigrants
A new study by the Association of Atlantic Universities shows that despite efforts by East Coast provinces to attract and retain immigrants, the region is struggling to do so.
Federation Suggests Solutions for Missed Class Time
The English School District said this past week that some students have lost more than twenty days because of snow storms, power outages, and more.
Canadian Forces Heading to Peru for Disaster Relief Exercise
About 60 members of the Canadian Armed Forces are deploying to Peru to take part in a multinational exercise with a focus on disaster relief.
Think Tank Concerned about Shrimp Cuts
Barbara Neis, project chair, put together a fishery sustainability paper.
Equal Voice Forum on Women in Politics
Lynn Hammond from Equal Voice says every political party will be represented at the event, which will also feature round-table discussion, and a number of panels.
Nominations Invited for Seniors of Distinction Awards
Eligible nominees must be 50 years of age of older and be a current or past resident of the the province.
MUN Medicine Monte Carlo Planning Underway
MUN Med's Monte Carlo event is a large charity gala that features casino-style games, live and silent auctions, and more.
Dundas Defeats Clarenville for Allan Cup
They scored in OT.
IceCaps Playoff Schedule
IceCaps are the fourth seed.
IceCaps to Play Albany in First Round
St. John's wins last two regular season games.
Saturday's Scores/Sunday's Schedule
Blues defeat Hawks again.
Apr 19 , 2014
Injured Snowmobiler Rescued
The woman fell off a snowmobile and injured her back. She was airlifted to hospital in Corner Brook.
Man Charged with Impaired in Accident
One of two impaired drivers in metro so far this weekend.
Caribous Lose Allan Cup Final in OT
The Clarenville Caribous and the Dundas Real McCoys went into OT but Dundas won it.
Searchers Recover Body of Missing Man
The body of the missing 57-year-old was found in Hawco's Pond near Salmonier Line yesterday afternoon.
Residential Disturbances in Metro
In centre city and Conception Bay South.
Search Called Off for Missing Snowmobiler
Officials have exhausted all avenues of investigation in the search for Tom Newman on the Northern Peninsula.
Coleman Responds to Questions About Right to Life Stance
Frank Coleman says he wouldn't impose his beliefs on anyone.
Last Person Implicated in Operation Battalion Arrested
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit has charged the group with 37 offences after a six month-long wire-tap investigation.
Caller Laments 'Boring' State of Provincial Politics
'Keith' told VOCM Open Line the elecorate needs politicians who inspire them.
Broadcaster John Furlong Laid to Rest
Furlong passed away on Wednesday after a short illness at the age of 63.
A Final Farewell for Alec Moores
The long time businessman and former muncipal and provincial politician passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94.
'Dear Zachary' Named Among Hardest Films to Watch
The documentary outlines the tragic case surrounding the murders of Andrew Bagby and his young son, Zachary.
The Last Waltz Revisited a Big Success
Musicians and singers gathered Thursday evening before a live and appreciative audience to recreate The Last Waltz, The Band's iconic final concert.
Manufacturing Exhibition will Attract Thousands
The benefits of buying local will be featured at the province's manufacturing exhibition in St. John's one week from today.
Rabbits Make Poor Easter Gifts: Rescue Group
Many pet rabbits end up in shelters because new rabbit owners haven't adequately researched their lifespan and proper care.
Clarenville in Allan Cup Final
Caribous playing Dundas late this afternoon.
IceCaps Whitewash Worcester
Play final regular season game tonight.
Friday's Scores, Saturday's Schedule
Montreal now leads Stanley Cup series 2-0.
Apr 18 , 2014
Body of Missing Ice Fisherman Recovered
After a 48 hour search, the body of the missing 57-year-old was found and identified in Hawco's Pond.
RCMP Calls off Search for Missing Snowmobiler
Police say the Underwater Recovery Team and Long Range Ground Search and Rescue Team have exhausted all avenues of investigation with negative results in finding Tom Newman.
Coleman Responds to Right to Life Questions
Frank Coleman says he would not seek to impose his views on anyone and respects what he calls the 'gift of free will.'
Annual Good Friday Pro-Choice And Pro-Life Advocates Protests
The rally is a tradition dating back 40 years.
Fire Knocked Down in Conception Harbour
Both the Avondale and Conception Harbour fire departments were called out to the fire in the community this afternoon.
Woman Sent to Hospital After 15 Foot Fall
A woman has been sent to hospital to be assessed after an incident on the South Side Road in St. John's this afternoon.
Eighth and Final Person Arrested in Operation Battalion
Patrick Dooley was arrested without incident yesterday evening.
Spring Sunshine not Hanging Around for the Weekend
Provincial Airlines and Aerospace Meteorologist Brian Walsh says a system will move in Saturday, bringing a burst of wintry weather.
Sales Up for Fish and Chips
Abstinence from meat is mandatory for some Catholics on Good Friday, meaning it's become a tradition for many to enjoy a feast of fish and chips on this day.
All-Party Committee Begins Fight with Ottawa on Shrimp Cuts
Keith Hutchings says they understand the need for cuts, but feel that the pain must be shared more equitably.
CRA Charges Local Real Estate Agent
ReMax agent David Norris is accused of evading $55,000 in taxes through false HST claims.
Efforts Underway to Ensure Students not Impacted by Lost Time
The Director of the English School District, Darrin Pike, says students on the Burin Peninsula lost the most days - over 20 - compared to the usual 10-11.
Coleman Ready for Role as Premier
Frank Coleman is now the sole candidate for the PC Party Leadership. The only other candidate, Bill Barry, withdrew from the race early yesterday citing that he felt he was in a no-win situation and the outcome of the race was preordained.
Taxi Committee Working on Changes to Industry
Last weekend, a Co-op taxi driver was assaulted on Heatherton Place in St. John's.
Precautionary Fumigation at MUN Residence
A residence at Memorial University has been given the all-clear after a number of dead bedbugs were discovered in a room at Rothermere House.

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