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Nov 27 , 2014
Local Journalist Speaks Out after Being Target of Vulgar, Demeaning Prank
A shocking new Internet trend involving the victimization of female television journalists has made its way to this province.
Snowfall Warning Remains in Effect for Parts of West Coast
Snow has turned to rain over parts of the west coast, with snowfall accumulation as high as 19 centimetres in Stephenville.
Funding for Community Groups to Combat Homelessness
The total funding is over $600,000, and will go to churches, food banks, and groups such as Aunt Jean's Place in Stephenville, and the Gathering Place in St. John's.
Accused in Murder Conspiracy Back in Court Next Week
58-year-old Robert Pennell of Corner Brook and 54-year-old Imelda Jean Gibson were charged for allegedly making plans to have Gibson's brother killed.
City has Received No Complaints of Coyotes in Bowring Park
Some people have suggested that coyotes have infiltrated the city park and are killing ducks, but that's news to city staff.
Julia Pickard, Local Artist, Dies at age 78
Julia Pickard was born in Wishaw, Scotland and was a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art.
No Plans for Early Election: Davis
Davis calls the losses this week 'very disappointing' for government, but he says the PCs have a mandate to govern and will continue to do so.
New Partnership to 'Revolutionize' Healthcare in Province
A new $50-million partnership has been announced between government, Memorial University, and IBM.
City Workers Starting Food Drive in St. John's
Residents of the capital city now have a chance to help stock the shelves of the Community Food Sharing Association, just in time for the Christmas season.
Another Life-Saving Goalie Performs CPR After Collapse at Mile One
Off-duty firefighter Chris Dunphy was playing in net when a man collapsed on the ice at Mile One last Thursday.
Defence Arguing Self-Defence in Frecker Drive Stabbing
A decision will be rendered December 11th in the case of a man accused in a stabbing on Frecker Drive last June.
Dobbin, Colbourne Honoured at the 14th Annual Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.
The Red Cross is encouraging people to nominate someone you think is worthy of the award.
Gas Slips Down a Cent, Furnace Oil Up
Some fuel prices are up and some are down this morning, but none of the changes are big ones.
Environmental Damage at Oil Refinery Could Cost Millions: Liberals
When sold in September, government reached a deal with new owner SilverRange that would see it take responsibility for any pre-existing environmental liabilities, in exchange for the company maintaining jobs.
Work Begins on Maritime Link
The project is expected to create an average of 300 jobs per year between both provinces during the construction phase. Employment is expected to peak at 600 in 2016.
Province Readying Snow Clearing Equipment
Brazil says government has more than enough equipment to handle any storm that comes our way.
HMP Job Fair Offers Inmates New Opportunites
Under the supervision of correctional officers, HMP inmates had the opportunity to engage with nearly 20 community organizations, employers and training facilities that provide employment or employment preparation for offenders.
Substantial Donation to MUN and CNA from Joyce Foundation
A donation for Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic is meant to remove financial barriers for students who want to attend school.
Big Comeback by IceCaps
Trailing 3-0 in third period.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Penguins-Leafs go into OT.
Nov 26 , 2014
Premier Showing No Signs of Calling General Election
Paul Davis acknowledges two more byelection losses were 'very disappointing' for government, but says the PCs have a mandate to govern and it will continue to do so.
West Coast Couple Accused of Conspiring to Kill Woman's Brother
58-year-old Robert Pennell of Corner Brook and 54-year-old Imelda Jean Gibson of Pasadena were arrested and charged yesterday after police received a complaint.
More Details Emerge in Allegations against MPs
More details are coming to light about the alleged incidents that led to the suspension of MPs Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti from the Liberal caucus.
Closing Arguments Presented in Stabbing Trial
Stephen Hopkins is accused of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon, following an altercation with Jim Hamilton last June.
Ghomeshi Granted Bail after Court Appearance
Jian Ghomeshi's bail conditions include living with his surety, his mother, and giving up his passport and remaining in Ontario.
Driver of Stolen Vehicle Still at Large
Trinity Conception RCMP say two female passengers have been taken into custody.
Contractor Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges
With 61 prior fraud convictions, and 32 outstanding restitution orders, the Crown described James Dwyer as "a serial predator" who needs to be stopped.
Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Maritime Link
The Maritime Link will carry Muskrat Falls power from the island to Nova Scotia and beyond.
AUS Suspends MUN Basketball Coach for Two More Games
Doug Partridge was suspended this past weekend for one game, after making derogatory comments about a referee.
Island Bracing for First Major Snowfall of Season
Environment Canada Meteorologist Tracey Talbot says there's about to be a lot of snow over central and western Newfoundland.
Seventh Byelection Win Puts Liberal Caucus and PC Cabinet Neck and Neck
The Liberals have won the byelections in Trinity-Bay de Verde and Humber East.
Human Rights Complaints Filed by Three Innu Men Settled
The complaints stemmed from an incident in July of 2007, in which three Innu men from Sheshatshiu, who were attending a training session at the Hamilton Hotel in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, were made to feel unwelcome.
RCMP Seizes Banned Knives from Marystown
Police say switch blades and butterfly knives are prohibited by law.
Charges Laid After Seizure of Cocaine, Meds
Donald Cheeseman was arrested last week in connection with an unrelated investigation. Burin Peninsula RCMP say they learned that he was trafficking drugs at a local bar, where he was located.
Tensions at Wabana Council Prompt Police Appearance
RCMP say there were a few chaotic moments at last night's council meeting on Bell Island.
Mayor Urging Trappers to be Careful after Dog Caught in Snare
Bella, a Lab-Husky, will require surgery for 17 fractured and broken teeth after the animal attempted to free itself from the trap in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
Minister says Dome Delays Won't Impact Muskrat Falls Construction
The Minister of Natural Resources says he has been assured that construction of the Muskrat Falls project will not be delayed because of delays to the dome portion of the build.
Ordeal of Stabbing Victim Inspires Huge Turnout to Give Blood
Many of the people who donated blood had not done so in a very long time, but the clinic, honouring the little boy, moved them to take part in the event.
Lack of Canada Post Food Drive Leaves Association Scrambling
No Canada Post Food Drive this year means the Community Food Sharing Association is left scrambling to try to fill the void just before Christmas.
St. John's Needs to Better Address Heritage Issues: Shannie Duff
Shannie Duff was reacting to council's decision not to have 25 Winter Avenue declared a heritage property. The structure had been identified as being in need of protection 11 years earlier.
Former Minister to Represent HMP Staff Alleged to Have Allowed Riot
Jerome Kennedy and Erin Breen have been retained for the four employees in total, three of whom are in management positions.
IceCaps in Binghamton Tonight
Game time 8:30.
Provincial Sports Page
5th round curling action from Tuesday night at Bally Haly.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Oilers lose seventh in a row.
Nov 25 , 2014
Two Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder
A 58-year-old man from Corner Brook and a 54-year-old woman from Pasadena were arrested after an investigation.
Anti-Fur Online Group Attacking Photo of Woman and Daughter in Seal Fur
An anti-fur Facebook site is using an image of a young mother and her child, decked in seal fur, and taken at the recent Sarah McLachlan concert and it is garnering hundreds of shocking and cruel comments.
First Island-Wide Storm Could be on the Way
Parts of the western half of the island are in for about 10 cm of snow tomorrow night.
NL Woman Struggling to Legally Give Son Medical Marijuana
A Newfoundland woman who is now living in Ottawa says she is being forced to break the law in order to give her 6-year-old son medical marijuana to stop dozens of seizures every day.
Crown Closes Case in 2013 Stabbing
Stephen Hopkins is accused of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon stemming from a stabbing on Frecker Drive in St. John's.
Changes to Child Care Act Being Introduced Today
The new legislation is meant to establish the regulation and licensing of all child care services and agencies in the province the ensure the same quality across the board.



 
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