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Sep 1 , 2015
Two Dead in West Coast Motorcycle Crash
As a result of the crash, the Blue Puttees departing from Port aux Basques was delayed by almost two hours to allow motorists who were stuck in traffic to make it to the ferry.
VIDEO: Funnel Cloud Spotted in CBS
Pictures and video show a very distinct funnel cloud descending to the ground and traveling toward the water where it eventually disappeared.
Reported Sighting of Gunman in Gander Actually a Teen Boy with Airsoft Rifle
After a lengthy investigation yesterday, police now say the individual was a 15-year-old male. He was dressed in camouflage and returning home after playing Airsoft rifle with friends.
RNC Investigating Assault of Young Man on Jensen Camp Road
Just before midnight, police were called to the Jenson Camp Road area near Rotary Drive where a 22-year-old man had been assaulted while walking in the area.
Cougar Helicopter Returns to Base after Fire Warning
While en route to the GSF Grand Banks this morning, an indicator light alerted the crew of a potential emergency.
Liberal MHA Discovers Wall Collapsed at Roncalli Elementary Last Year
The matter came to Cathy Bennett's attention this week and English School District Director Darin Pike confirmed the incident.
Nice Weather Expected for September
After a roller-coaster summer in the province, pleasant temperatures are expected in September, according to Weather Network meteorologist Kelly Sonnenburg.
Year of House Arrest for Man Involved in Insurance Fraud Scam
36-year-old John Hutchings was part of a scheme that was only uncovered due to a CFSEU drug investigation and wire tap.
Three More Towns Sign MOUs to Protect Stretch of East Coast Trail
A number of towns on the North East Avalon are on board in helping to manage and protect a 28 km stretch of the East Coast Trail.
Young Girl's Cochlear Implant Found and Returned
It was a happy ending to the search for a cochlear implant lost over the weekend in Bay Roberts.
Flatrock Council Discusses Recent Tragedies
While in two separate areas of town, Mayor Darrin Thorne says they both occurred along the East Coast Trail and he wonders if some kind of signage might be warranted to let people know the very real dangers of venturing on or near the cliffs in the area.
Significant Gender Wage Gap in St. John's: Study
Women are also more likely to have a high school, college or university degree, but that isn't paying off when it comes to the employment wage gap.
Minor Injuries After Goulds Crash
One person was taken to hospital for observation after a crash in the Goulds last night.
Missing Admiral's Cove Man Unaware that he was Missing
A young man from the Southern Shore is safe and sound after an extensive search was launched yesterday.
Premier's Approval Rating Drops Eight Points
The data from Angus Reid shows that of 6,000 respondents surveyed 31 per cent believe Paul Davis is doing a good job -- down from 39 per cent in May.
'Torbay for Families' Page May Shut Down Due To Unfamilial Comments
The administrator of a Facebook page set up to help make Torbay a better place for families says she's considering shutting the page down.
Students Moving in to Graduate Student Residences in Renovated Battery
Of the 42 rooms now available, just 10, or one-quarter are booked. MUN Spokesperson Rebecca Cohoe anticipates more students to move into the Battery as the university increases advertising.
NL and Quebec Can Mend Relationship, Work Together: Paul Davis
The two premiers attended the 39th annual conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in St. John's, yesterday.
Rogers Not Seeking MNL Re-Election
Churence Rogers announced on VOCM Nightline with Jonathan Richler yesterday that he will be stepping down once the upcoming convention is through in the fall.
Four-Year-Old May Be Among First Cases of Lyme Disease in NL
Testing is underway to confirm what's believed to be the province's first two cases of Lyme disease contracted locally.
Lourdes Parish Raises Over $300,000 with 'Chase the Ace' Fundraiser
What was intended to be a weekly social activity turned into a 44 week-long event that brought thousands of people to the small town every Friday evening.
Passenger Traffic on Marine Atlantic Up Despite Colder Summer
Marine Atlantic spokesperson Tara Laing says as of just a few days ago, passenger traffic on the Port aux Basques run was up four per cent this summer.
Monday' Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Jays and Yanks both lose
Aug 31 , 2015
Hydro-Quebec Teaming up with American Company for Power Transmission, No Commitment on Gull Island
Hydro-Quebec CEO, Eric Martel, says he's not ruling out future collaboration with Newfoundland and Labrador.
Man Pins Pillowcase-Wearing Armed Robber Until Police Arrive
An attempted armed robbery in the town of Pouch Cove was foiled this weekend after a local resident was in the right place at the right time.
Changes in Energy Landscape Focus of Governors and Premiers Conference
Moderated by Premier Paul Davis, the roundtable gave the provincial and state leaders an opportunity to share their regional struggles and strategies regarding the use of clean, efficient energy.
St. John's Couple Wakes to Find Intruder in Bedroom
RNC are still trying to find out who was responsible for a bold intrusion on Elizabeth Avenue in St. John's over the weekend.
Moose-Vehicle Collision on Pitts Memorial Access Ramp
The access ramp between the TCH eastbound and Pitts Memorial heading towards Mount Pearl and downtown was closed for a time last night after a car hit a moose in the area.
Warm August Ends on a High Note
August came in with a damper of a weekend but is going out in a blaze of glory with temperatures well into the twenties for most of the island.
Memorial Working to Make Up for Lost Parking: Spokesperson
Dave Sorenson says work is well underway on three new parking lots, although he says construction on one is slightly behind.
Discarded Drug Paraphernalia Becoming Common in St. John's: Deputy Mayor
Ron Ellsworth says discarded hypodermic needles and other drug related refuse used to be found in known gathering spots like parks, but now it's being found in all kinds of public places.
RCMP Investigate Vandalized Car at Woodstock Junction
Baie Verte RCMP are looking for the public's help in tracking down a trouble maker after an incident on Route 414.
List of Charges for Corner Brook Man Causing Disturbance
The RNC responded to the call around 1:45 p.m. and arrested the 43-year-old man on the scene.
'Harperman' Protest Song Gets Performer Suspended from Job
A protest song about the federal Conservatives has gone viral online after its composer was suspended from his job for writing it.
Muskrat Falls, Gull Island on Agenda for Meeting of Premiers and State Governors
Some American governors and Canadian premiers are in St. John's this week for their annual conference.
Hitmen Take Fourth Softball Championship in a Row
The DC Galway Hitmen entered yesterday's 2015 Senior Men's Canadian Softball Championship game with their eyes on four straight national championships. They came away with just that.
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Jays sweep Tigers
Aug 30 , 2015
Hannaford, Who Went Missing for Four Days, Opens Up About Experience
Jonathan Hannaford says the day he went missing was one of the worst days of his life.
Fire Destroys Home in Central
A family of three has been displaced.
Armed Robber Nabbed by Concerned Citizen
A convenience store in Pouch Cove was robbed in broad daylight.
Fatal Car Crash on Burin Peninsula
A car left the highway and landed in the ditch near Rushoon.
Foxtrap Home Gutted by Fire
CBS Fire Chief Todd Brophy says everybody made it out in time and nobody was hurt.
Three Men Caught Breaking into Paradise Business
The incident happened at about 8:00 last night.
60-Year-Old Man Arrested in Grow-op Sting
RCMP raided a house on the Baie Verte Peninsula.
Mechanical Work on New MUN Science Building Not Local: Critic
Tom Osborne says local companies are unable to bid on the science building contract because the scope is too big.
St. John's Fruit Tree Project Promoting Food Security and Reducing Waste
The St. John's Fruit Tree Project harvests local backyard food from those who don't need it, and gives to those who do.
Group Hosting Public Dialogue on Newfoundland's Role in WWI
In recognition of the First World War, Action Canada will hold a public dialogue on Tuesday to explore the war's lasting legacies for the province.
Premier Weighs in on Federal Election
Poll numbers show the potential for a minority government come October, with Conservative numbers trending down and NDP numbers increasing.
Road Closure Scrapped
New Gower will remain open for the entire day.
133 Runners do the Nautilus 5K
Freake and Kawamoto win respective categories.

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