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Oct 8 , 2015
Teen Charged in California Stabbing Sentenced to 71 Years
Described as 'pure evil' and 'an absolute monster' by detectives, in sentencing 19-year-old Talen Barton Mendocino County Superior Court Judge Ann Moorman said she hopes he never sees the light of day again.
Government Releases Report on Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trade
20 per cent of the report released today has been redacted to protect individuals from harm.
RNC Chief Unable to Provide Assurances after Fatal Shooting
Today RNC Chief Bill Janes was unable to provide any further details or assurances to questions from the public.
Former Mayor, MHA Eric Dawe Dies at 94
Flags in Bay Roberts have been lowered to half mast to mark the loss of a founding member of the council in that community.
Award of Costs Not Granted to FedEx in Case with NLC
In 2014, Federal Express was charged with illegally transporting liquor from British Columbia to Newfoundland.
St. Mary's Elementary Opens New Amphitheatre and Basketball Court
The new ampitheatre and basketball court, along with new climbing bars, was opened officially today.
Founder of Wessex Society, Dr. Otto Tucker, Passes Away
Tucker was dedicated to promoting the cultural and historic links between Newfoundland and the West Country in England.
Stephenville Student Admits to Bomb Threat
RCMP have not yet decided if charges will be laid.
Little Bay Islands Concerned about Who Qualifies for Resettlement Vote
Deputy Mayor Dennis Budgell says at 63 years of age, he doesn't have the means to pack up and move from Little Bay Islands, but if the community votes to resettle, he'll go.
New Website Recommends Strategic Voting to Avoid Splitting Vote looks at all 338 electoral districts, and makes recommendations on how to vote if you want a change of government.
NL Wildlife Federation Head Charged with Salmon Poaching
DFO laid charges against Bouzan on October 7th for possession of untagged salmon, which goes against the NL Wildlife Regulations Act.
Gas Up Just Over Half a Cent
The maximum price that can be charged for gas is up by just over half a cent (or 0.6 cents) a litre this morning.
Three Charged in Deer Lake Drug Bust
In the arrest, police seized Oxycodone Percoset and cannabis resin as well as just over $2,000 in cash.
Over 100 Abandoned Vehicles at Edmonton Airport May Be Linked to NL Workers
Director of Communications with the airport Heather Hamilton says one theory is that if a migrant worker heads home at the end of their work period but is laid off unexpectedly, the worker ends up forced to leave their car without being able to pick it up.
RNC Tips on How to Help Protect Yourself from Break and Entry
RNC Constable Daniel Morrissey spoke at last night's Neighbourhood Watch meeting at city hall.
Federal Candidates Square Off in Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame
All three candidates will be on-hand - Incumbent Scott Simms with the Liberal Party, the Conservative's Kevin O'Brien, and NDP candidate Claudette Menchenton.
NL Must be Culturally Sensitive: Premier Davis
Paul Davis was at the Association for New Canadians yesterday to announce details of the Express Entry Skilled Worker Category.
Diversity and the Economy in the Spotlight Tonight
In partnership with the Coalition on Richer Diversity and the Refugee Immigration Advisory Council, the event will discuss with employers and those who work in immigrant services how newcomers experience economic downturn differently than Canadian-born individuals.
Sparkles of Hope Bracelets Back to Raise Money for Cancer Care
Campaign spokesperson and singer Tara Oram lost her nan to cancer. She's been overwhelmed with the success of the campaign and is happy to lend her voice to the effort.
'In Her Name' Vigil Tonight to Remember NL's Missing and Murdered Women and Girls
The names of more than 85 women and girls will be read aloud to be remembered and honoured.
Provincial Sports Page
National U-14 soccer championships in metro.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
NHL Season opens; Cubs advance.
Oct 7 , 2015
RNC and Rovers Searching Near Quidi Vidi in Relation to Fatal Shooting
The search continues for the man who shot and killed Larry Wellman Saturday night at the Captain's Quarters.
Liberal MHA Pleased with Privacy Commissioner's Recommendation that Government Release Report
Back in 2013, government said it would be too dangerous to release the report titled.
Province Committing Funds for Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator
The Association of New Canadians will hire a person to coordinate efforts to bring refugees from Syria.
RNC Looking for Teen Boy Missing from St. John's
15-year-old Ethan Torraville was last seen on Tuesday, September 29th at around 2:20 in the afternoon in the area of Esso on Elizabeth Avenue.
Corner Brook Mayor says Restructuring Behind Removal of Fire Chief
In a statement, the city says a new department of protective services will be created to oversee fire and emergency services.
Kelligrews Bar Owner Posts Video of Attempted Break In
Donna Rodden owns Kruger's. She says they didn't get in, but did cause damage to the building.
Memorial Service, Celebration of Life Planned for Gerald Squires
The late Gerald Squires continues to be remembered for his contribution to art and the province's cultural and spiritual identity.
Charges Withdrawn Against Three Inmates Accused in Prison Riot
The trial for Philip Hollihan, Jody Clarke, and Justin Hopkins was set to begin this morning at Supreme Court.
RCMP Investigate Suspicious Stephenville Fire
Police say someone had placed cardboard and pallets under a transport truck and set it on fire.
Motorcyclist Injured in St. John's Accident
There were minor injuries to the driver of a motorcycle following a crash in St. John's.
Computer, Jewellery Stolen from St. John's Home
Earlier this week, thieves broke into Jackson McLean's home in downtown St. John's, ransacked it and walked away with thousands of dollars' worth of his belongings.
Gas Going Up, But Only Just
The Consumer Group for Fair Gas Prices predicts the price rise tomorrow will be about two tenths of a cent but there's no anticipated change in the price of diesel.
Parties Need to Recruit and Promote Women Candidates: Panel
Research shows that voters will vote for women - the challenge is helping women become candidates and, eventually, elected.
NL Needs to Become More Inclusive to Newcomers: Vital Signs Report
For example, the report shows that of 684 communities in Newfoundland and Labrador, 89 per cent do not have a grocery store.
Marg Delahunty Campaigns for Change, 'Anything But Conservative'
The famed 'This Hour has 22 Minutes' character has joined the list of Canadian celebrities calling for the removal of Stephen Harper come Oct. 19.
New Book Depicts Heroic Actions of Bay St. George Woman who Saved Abandoned Children
"Forsaken Children" by Pat Collins tells the story of a group of young Scottish boys who were sent off a ship in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1868 in heavy ice.
Latest Film Featuring Allan Hawco, Hyena Road, Opening this Week
The film was written and directed by Canadian actor Paul Gross, who also worked with Hawco locally on Republic of Doyle.
First Recipient of New Animal Hero Award to be Recognized
The Animal Hero Award was created to recognize acts of kindness toward animals, or acts of bravery by animals toward people.
New Clothing Company Shares NL Sayings
The Newfoundland Clothing Company offers a line of shirts that feature hand drawn Newfoundland sayings - things like 'Havin a Yarn' and 'Between the Jigs and Reels.'
Provincial Sports Page
Softball, rugby, soccer
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Scores
Houston eliminates the Yanks
Oct 6 , 2015
Man Dies in Boating Accident
A 46-year-old man is dead after a boating accident on Bear Hill Pond near Trepassey.
RNC Release Photo of Shooting Suspect
Larry Wellman was shot Saturday night at Captain's Quarters Hotel in St. John's.
MP Wants Answers on SAR Response during Atlantic Charger Sinking
The nine crewmen had to abandon ship after their vessel started taking on water in the rough, frigid waters of Frobisher Bay.
Province Launches New Violence Prevention Action Plan
$9.5-million has been allocated over the next four years toward initiatives including a public report about sexual exploitation, and leadership programs to engage men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence.
Dairy Farmers Sour on TPP Deal
Chair of the local Milk Marketing Board, Crosbie Williams says farmers, while not happy that the TPP has been signed, are relieved that their supply management has been secured.
City to NL Power: We're Paying for Lights, So Keep Them On
The city pays a base fee of $353,000 monthly, and $4.2-million annually for street lighting, and mayor Dennis O'Keefe says there are too many burned out street lights in various locations across the city.
Women in Politics Discussion Tonight
It will include presentations by Equal Voice's Sheilagh O'Leary and political science professor Amanda Bittner.

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