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Apr 18 , 2014
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 Lone Contender for PC Leadership
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.
Warrant Issued for Eighth Person in Drug and Fraud Bust
Patrick Dooley is facing charges of fraud and mischief. His seven co-accused have already been charged and released from custody.
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.
St. John's Man Charged for Five Robberies
27-year-old Andrew Carter was arrested yesterday, and after a brief court appearance set a bail hearing for next week.
Harbour Grace Mourning Loss of Alec Moores
The long-time businessman and former municipal and provincial politician passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94.
Major Road Damage on Northern Peninsula
The MHA for the Straits-White Bay North says it's proof once again that adequate infrastructure has to be put in place.
Pro-Choice Rally this Morning
"A Celebration of Choice" will meet at the west parking lot of the Health Sciences Centre at 9:00 a.m.
RNC Amping up Blue Zone Parking Patrols
The Constabulary is joining forces with the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities in enforcing blue zone and fire lane parking regulations.
Search Continues for Missing Man Near Salmonier Line
The ice fisherman was reported missing Wednesday evening from Hawco's Pond on Pioneer Line off Vineland Road.
Tender Issued for 140 KM's of TLH Paving
Transportation and Works Minister Nick McGrath addressed the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Chamber of Commerce yesterday.
Support Helped Throughout Tough Year: Kaetlyn Osmond
Osmond, who was on the team which won a silver medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics, says she had several setbacks when she was getting ready for the Olympics.
Success Stories for Rural Businesses
There are 15 Community Business Development Corporations in Newfoundland and Labrador.
St. John's Middle of the Pack for Inflation
The national rate went up by 1.5 per cent while the rate in St. John's increased by 2.1 per cent.
Thursday's Scores / Friday's Schedule
Apr 17 , 2014
Watermain Break in Goulds
Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 11:45 tonight.
Coleman Stands Alone in PC Leadership Race
VOCM News was first to report this morning that Bill Barry had dropped out. In a letter to the party, Barry conceded that he could not beat Frank Coleman.
Eight People Charged after High-Level Cocaine Investigation
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit has arrested eight people and charged them with 37 offences after a six month-long wire-tap investigation.
Well Known Business Man Alec Moores Passes Away
He was 94.
Real Estate Agent Facing Tax-Related Charges
The CRA says that ReMax agent David Norris evaded $55,000 in taxes through false HST claims.
Man Arrested in Relation to Recent Armed Robberies
Andrew Carter is facing multiple charges of armed robbery, robbery, and disguise with intent.
Celebration of Choice Tomorrow
A rally is being held tomorrow to protest the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic in New Brunswick, and celebrate the pro-choice movement.
Three Men Fined for Wildlife Offences
Two men, from St. John's and CBS, were convicted of illegally possessing four quarters of untagged moose stemming from an investigation last fall into hunting near the Hawke's Hill Reserve.
Washouts from Warm Temps, Snow Melt, and Thawing Grounds
People on the Great Northern Peninsula are stranded today by a major road washout at Portland Creek near Daniel's Harbour.
Bedbugs Detected at MUN Residence
The entire building was inspected and fumigation has taken place as a precautionary measure.
Monthly Report Released on Muskrat Falls Progress
The amount spent on the project in February 2014 was $66-million.
Local Chiropractor to Run for Liberal Kilbride Nomination
Jeff Marshall is the treasurer on the provincial Liberal Party's executive.
Dreaming of a White Easter
The Avalon Peninsula will see snowfall starting Saturday and continuing into Easter Sunday.
Infamous Pothole Filled
The crater-like hazard made national news after a St. John's comedian posted a video-rant while standing inside the 6-foot deep pothole.
Fishermen Safe After Being Caught in Ice
JRCC tasked a Cormorant helicopter to hoist the fishermen from the vessel, which then brought them to Gander.
Cuts in Qatar will Displace Some NL Workers
Advanced Education Minister Kevin O'Brien says most of the losses will be absorbed elsewhere in the system through vacancies.
Prices Jump at the Pumps
Paying over five cents a litre more this morning.
Committee on Shrimp wants Allocations Changed
Fisheries Minister Keith Hutchings, Liberal Leader Dwight Ball and NDP Leader Lorraine Michael went before the microphones yesterday to explain their strategy.
Unions, Province Meeting on Pension Liability
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business wrote the Minister of Finance yesterday to express concerns about the issue and to provide practical and reasonable solutions.
Sudden Closure of HV-GB Boarding House
In the Legislature yesterday, Liberal MHA Randy Edmunds suggested government house the displaced residents in a nearby vacant property.
Province won't Owe Emera if Muskrat is Delayed: Minister
Natural Resources Minister Derrick Dalley says the arrangement with Emera for the Maritime Link doesn't begin until first power, regardless of when that flows.
RNC to Use Tasers
Will have 15 of the weapons this summer.
Negotiations Underway about Potential Mine at Julienne Lake
Negotiations are underway between a consortium led by Altius Resources, and the province to determine how to proceed with a benefits agreement.
Search Continues for Body of Missing Man
The snowmobile belonging to Tom Newman was found in the water in the Canada Bay area of the Northern Peninsula.
Man Arrested in Violent Assault on Cab Driver
A 33-year-old Mount Pearl man was held to appear in Provincial Court
Ten Thousandth Head Shaved for the Brave
Executive Director and founder of Young Adult Cancer Canada, Geoff Eaton, says everyone has a reason for participating.
Wish Child at Wrestlemania
Nine-year-old Brandon Bowen of St. John's has just returned from a trip to New Orleans for the event.
Innovative Advances in Childhood Development
A newly opened, locally owned and operated childhood development centre, Seedlings, is using a uniquely designed curriculum developed by local educators.
Another Profitable Year for Gander Airport
The airport posted a profit of $8.3-million, marking the ninth year it has posted a profit.
Provincial Sports Page
Wednesday's Scores / Thursday's Schedule
NHL playoffs underway.
Apr 16 , 2014
Man Arrested for Vicious Taxi Driver Attack
A student from Pakistan, driving for Co-Op Taxi, picked up a man on George Street late Saturday night but after he dropped him off in the Hamlyn Road area the passenger went berserk.
Arrangement with Emera not in Effect until First Power: Minister
Nova Scotia's energy minister says a project delay at Muskrat Falls would result in a reimbursement to Nova Scotia Power for the cost. But Derrick Dalley says that's not true.

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