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Jan 30 , 2015
Woman Recounts Frightening Encounter with Rabid Wolf
The now-deceased wolf was diagnosed with rabies in Labrador West - the first reported case in the area, since 2012.
School Closures
Schools outside metro closing due to weather
Police Still Searching for Body of Missing Snowmobiler
RCMP say the man likely drowned in Deer Lake.
Man Accused of Murder Appears in Court for Less Serious Charge
23-year-old Raymond Stacey was set to plead guilty and be sentenced for shoplifting from Frontline Paintball today.
Accused Robber Committed to Stand Trial
31-year-old Kevin Roberts was also the subject of a police chase two days after the robbery.
CUPE Rejects Offer from Happy Valley-Goose Bay
The town says that was then taken off the table and a new wage offer put forward which was also rejected.
Shave For the Brave is Ten Years Old
For the anniversary, VOCM Open Line host Paddy Daly will shave his head.
Newly Proposed Party Wants Voters to Think
None of the Above party has previously run in BC and Ontario
Convicted Fraudster Facing More Charges
James Dwyer was sentenced to 20 months in jail late last year and is facing more charges at provincial court.
Bail Denied for Man Facing Drug Charges
Bradley Noray was arrested last week after police seized quantities of cocaine, crack cocaine, oxycontin, ritalin, morphine, drug paraphernalia and cash from his home.
Youth Treatment Centre Officially Named
Hope Valley Centre provides addictions treatment services for residents under 18
Overcrowding at Paradise School Issue for School Board and Town
The English School District is considering busing half of the students out to the old School for the Deaf next year to address the issue as a new school won't be ready as anticipated in 2016.
Blue Puttees Undergoing Repairs
Ferry is on the way to North Sydney to fix bearing issue
Three School Principals Recognized Nationally
Elizabeth Churchill, Della Healey and Wilson Warren from All Saints All Grade School in Grey River made The Learning Partnership's list of Canada's 40 Most Outstanding Principals.
Paradise Responds to Photo of Recyclables Dumped in Landfill
A picture shared online shows a Paradise-branded garbage truck dropping a load of blue bags into a muddied dump.
Eastern Health App is a Hit
Bridge the gAPP is a free mobile app to help youth deal with stress and anxiety
Sea-Hawks to Raise Championship Soccer Banner
Will raise it Saturday night in St. John's.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Leafs lose 8th straight.
Jan 29 , 2015
Stabbing Victim Remains in Hospital with Serious Injuries
The suspect, Eugene Foley, tried to evade police and over the time ended up crashing his vehicle.
SUV Collides with Tanker Carrying Jet Fuel
Three people have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.
$6.1M Raised Through Bell Let's Talk Day
There was a record of over 122-million tweets, texts, calls and shares on Bell Let's Talk Day.
New Charges for Man Sentenced to Five Years in Jail
Eric Squires was convicted of robbing the Marie's Mini Mart on Elizabeth Avenue in December.
New Mobile App Offers Mental Health Supports to Youth
Called "Bridge the gAPP," the free mobile application offers resources for dealing with a range of issues.
Mistaken Point Applies for UNESCO Heritage Status
Located on the southern Avalon Peninsula near Cape Race, Mistaken Point protects the oldest and largest edicaran fossils known anywhere in the world.
Charlie Oliver Launches Solutions-Oriented ThinkNL
A former PC leadership candidate says he's spent the last year coming up with a project to help the province spend less time criticizing policy, and more time coming up with plans to fix it.
Man Found Guilty of Animal Neglect Set to be Sentenced next Month
Ross Martin pleaded guilty to several counts of animal neglect after seven pitbulls were found in an abandoned Chamberlains.
Animal Rights Coalition Calling for Changes to Protection Act
Voice for the Voiceless wants stiffer, and mandatory penalties for those found in violation of the Animal Health and Protection Act.
Blue Puttees Unable to Sail due to Mechanical Issues
When preparing to depart last night, a bearing issue with an engine was discovered.
Abandoned Home Destroyed by Fire
There were no injuries following a fire at an abandoned house in Paradise last night.
Hydro Finds Transmission Line Damage
It appears to be isolated near Chance Cove.
Officer who Fired Shot at Field House Suspect Cleared
The RNC called in the Mounties to investigate Constable Dustin Spurrell's actions shortly after the incident last February.
Steelworkers Union Optimistic about Future of IOC
Spokesperson Heather Bruce-Veitch says employees have been offered a voluntary incentive retirement plan, which will help reduce labour costs quickly.
Felix the Fox Taken to Salmonier Nature Park
The fox won't be released into the wild any time soon.
Hydro Files Application for Rate Decrease
In an application filed with the PUB, Hydro says if approved, most customer classes will see a decrease of approximately 6.3 per cent in March.
Paradise Students May be Bused to St. John's
A proposal is under consideration to bus half of the students at Holy Family to the old School for the Deaf as early as next fall.
JAG Ranked #1 on Travel Site
Trip Advisor says it's number one in St. John's.
Local Acts 'Thrilled' with East Coast Music Award Nominations
Several local acts nominated
Open Line Live from Memorial University
Paddy Daly is going back to the classroom, hosting VOCM Open Line today from MUN.
Gas Prices Rise Today
1.5 cpl increase for gas
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Leafs lose again.
Jan 28 , 2015
Accused Murderer Appears in Court
Raymond Stacey is accused of stabbing Clifford Comerford to death on Jan. 11 in Mount Pearl.
Bail Granted for Man Accused of Robbery
21-year-old Michael Barton was charged with a single count of robbery with violence late yesterday afternoon.
Oil Spill in Mount Pearl
An unknown amount of oil was spilled mid-morning on Moores Drive between the intersections with Schreyer Crescent.
50 Professors and Experts Sign Letter on Bill 42
The academics argue that the partisan motivations should not take precedence over the more accepted and independent practices governing redistribution in modern democracies.
ECMA Nominees Announced
Local musicians will be well-represented when the East Coast Music Awards hit St. John's.
New Survey, Support and Research Vessel Announced
The 80-metre vessel, to be built and operated by Fugro GeoSurveys, will have a crew of 40-50 individuals, based in St. John's.
Department of Transportation, St. John's Facing Big Fines
Both governments were convicted in relation to the death of a worker on the Outer Ring Road in 2011.
Viking Fur Withdraws Application for Mink Farm
The company withdrew its application this week amid controversy as communities on the north side of the TCH and cabin owners off the Argentia Access Road complained loudly.
House Fire in Southlands
Firefighters got the call just before 6:00 a.m.
RNC Reminding Drivers about Rules of Transporting Animals
The young dog Tex was a foster of Beagle Paws at the time of an accident Sunday when he was dragged by a pick-up truck.

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