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Apr 23 , 2014
Future Bleak Unless Quota Distribution Changed: FFAW
10,000 tonne quota cut to the inshore announced early this month will affect some 2,200 plant workers and harvesters.
Ready to Go When Byelection Called: Coleman
The one and only PC Leadership candidate says he's ready to go whenever Premier Tom Marshall decides to step down and a byelection is called.
Marshall will Vacate Seat for Premier Designate
Though there's no PC leadership race anymore with Bill Barry dropping out, Marshall suspects he'll be staying on at least until the end of the summer.
Preliminary Hearings Set in Lorretta Saunders Case
Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry were arrested in Ontario with Saunders' car days after she went missing.
Man Arrested for Involvement in HMP Riot Attack on Inmate
32-year-old Paul Connolly is accused in the February riot that targeted Kenny Green.
Quebec Hunters Prevented from Hunting Labrador Caribou
Officers were tipped off that a group of Innu hunters from Quebec had crossed the border with the intent of hunting the threatened herd.
$18-M Announced for Central Health Centre
Health Minister Susan Sullivan announced $18-million in funding to reconfigure and expand the dialysis unit, and redevelop the endoscopy, surgical unit and labs.
Bitters at MUN Recognized as 'Green' Restaurant
Bitters is the only LEAF-certified restaurant in the Atlantic provinces.
West Coast Hospital Plan Not Yet Complete
The hospital was promised under the Danny Williams government in 2007, and while the land has been cleared for years, there's no signs of construction.
Protest Planned over South Coast Road Conditions
Spokesman Robert Organ says roads in the area are in very poor condition, and they're tired of promises and no action.
Local Marathoners Call Boston their 'Everest'
It took 4 hours and 5 Minutes, but keith Butler did what he set out to do, which was push his friend John Grant across the finsh Line at Monday's Boston Marathon.
AIDS Committee to Release Report on Needle Exchange Program
Executive Director Gerard Yetman says the demand for clean needles has increased by more than 50 per cent in the last couple of years, up from 180,000.
Government Updates Online Geoscience Atlas
An interactive mapping app has been introduced that allows investors to print custom geoscience maps, overlay multiple layers of data, and download the most up-to-date information available.
Labrador Man Safe After Snowmobile Breaks Down
His wife decided to walk 11 km to the highway to get help when her husband didn't return from a short snowmobile ride.
Purse Theft From Funeral Home
A man walked into Caul's Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road Saturday pretending to take part in a wake that was ongoing.
Another Armed Robbery in St. John's
The robbery occurred yesterday evening around 6:00 when a man armed with a weapon entered the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy on Topsail Road demanding drugs.
Some Salmon Fest Acts Fall Through
Grand Falls-Windsor mayor Al Hawkins says the promoters have been working to find a headline act for the show, but they have encountered a number of problems.
Bill 6 a 'Good First Step': Teenage Councillor
Bell Island councillor Donovan Taplin is defending a move by the province to have youth appointed to municipal councils.
Identity of Man Killed in Fort McMurray not yet Released
The 27-year-old electrician was working near electrical panels on the worksite when he collapsed.
Fogo Island Makes Traveller Hot List
Condé Nast Traveller hot list is a roundup of 33 hotels that exhibit a sense of personality, intuition, and passion.
First Feed of Seal Up for Grabs in St. John's
Taylor's is set up on the Waterfront with flippers and carcass ready to go.
Gushue and Nichols Teaming Up Again
Mark Nichols left Team Gushue in 2011, and played last season with Team Jeff Stoughton based out of Winnipeg.
Lydia's Epic Journey
Lydia, the Great White shark who surprised many with a trip into Placentia Bay last fall, has crossed the mid-Atlantic trough.
Campsite Reservation Service Begins Today
The service opens this morning at 7 for Blow me Down, Dildo Run, Pinware River and Pistolet Bay.
RCMP Investigating Fatal Accident on Avalon
A 30-year-old man from Holyrood was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident yesterday morning.
National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week
St. John's City Councillor Jonathan Galgay, who had a kidney removed a few years ago, says it's important people discuss becoming a donor with their family and friends.
It's Earth Day
The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association is encouraging businesses in the province to mark Earth Day by taking some easy actions that can help save money and the environment.
Consul General of Japan in Province
Tatsuo Arai is scheduled to meet with Premier Tom Marshall and other government officials representing Service NL and the departments of Fisheries and Natural Resources.
Nain Leaves Huge Impression on Six-Time Olympian
Clara Hughes has been cycling in various parts of the country, spreading the word and initiating the conversation on mental health.
Premier Expresses Condolences on Passing of Margaret Moores
Tom Marshall says that at 108 years old, Mrs. Moores was our oldest resident and a treasure of knowledge and local history for people on the Burin Peninsula.
Forum on Getting More Women in Politics
Equal Voice will include women involved in all levels of government, as well as panels and roundtable discussions.
Multi-Million Dollar Exploration on Baie Verte Peninsula
Anaconda Mining employs 50 people directly.
IceCaps Winger is Player of Week
Jerome Samson had 7 points.
Monday's Scores / Tuesday's Schedule
Apr 21 , 2014
PC Members Challenged to State Views After Coleman's Right to Life Stance Made Public
Peg Norman says because of Coleman's very public stance on Right to Life, it's time for the rest of the Tory caucus to speak up.
Politicians React to Coleman Right to Life Controversy
Minister Steve Kent and NDP Leader Lorraine Michael forwarded statements.
Olympian Cyclist Arrives in Corner Brook
Six-time Olympian Clara Hughes is biking in areas across the country, hoping to cycle some 12,000 km in just over 100 days to continue the conversation on mental health.
Fatal Accident on Witless Bay Line
A 30-year-old Holyrood man is dead following a single vehicle accident on the Witless Bay Line.
Few Details about Man Charged with Riot Over Weekend
The man was arrested in the area of Ropewalk Lane in St. John's on an outstanding arrest warrant.
Mark Nichols Reuniting with Team Gushue
Nichols, originally from Labrador City, played with Team Gushue from 1998 to 2011, and was a member of the 2006 Olympic Gold Medal team.
Burin Group Home Closing
The T J MacDonald Achievement Home has been providing care to youth with complex behavioural and specialized needs, but it recently lost out in a provincial government tendering process.
Boston Marathon Attracts NL Participants
In today's Boston Marathon, St. John's resident Keith Butler will push his long-time friend John Grant, who will be seated in a racing chair.
Suncor Worker Killed on Fort McMurray Jobsite
It's the second fatality at Suncor this year.
Longside Club Hosting Family-Friendly Fundraising Event
The 18-year-old club lost its provincial funding in 2012, and has to pay $1800 rent each month.
NL's Oldest Resident Dies at 108
Mrs. Margaret Ellen Moores, or Aunt Maggie as she was known, was born in November of 1905. She passed away Saturday in Rushoon.
Marystown Street & Arena Renamed to Honour Olympian
Olympic silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond came home this past week to pay a visit to her family and fans.
Police Seeking Witness in Violent Downtown Altercation
The incident happened in the George Street/Queen Street area at about 3:15 on the morning of Sunday, March 30.
False Alarm at Grand Falls-Windsor Hotel
Fire Chief Vince Mackenzie took to Twitter to thank the guests for their quick response
Crews Pulling Long Hours to Fix St. John's Roads
The city has filled in about 2500 potholes so far, but 60 new cases crop up each day.
More Increases at Pumps Possible this Week
Gas went up by about five cents a litre on Thursday past.

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