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Aug 22 , 2014
Minister to Meet with Child Advocate
Collins says he will meet with Chafe, but couldn't commit to if or when legislative changes would take place.
Lawyer Calls for Legal Aid Unit Designated for CYFS Issues
St. John's lawyer Bob Buckingham calls the revelation that 26 children have died in the province while under the care of Child Youth and Family Services 'disheartening and disappointing.'
Stabbing Incident on Freshwater Road
Police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred on Freshwater road just after 9:00 this morning.
PC Leadership Hopeful Paul Davis Outlines Policies
If elected, Paul Davis commits to streamline and shorten the review and approval process for offshore oil projects.
Politicians and RNC Recruits Participate in Ice Bucket Challenge
Despite the rainy weather, a number of determined individuals participated in the viral ALS ice bucket challenge today.
Sentencing for Man Convicted of Domestic Assault Set Over
33-year-old Mike Jennings is also awaiting sentencing on an unrelated sexual assault case involving a minor.
Katsheshuk Fisheries Facing Major Fine
Yesterday Katsheshuk Fisheries pleaded guilty to two Occupational Health and Safety breaches, including failure to provide necessary safety training.
Officials Investigating Dead Fish in Cupids
A fisheries officer was sent to the scene, but by the time he arrived, seagulls had already begun feeding on the fish.
St. John's Woman Acquitted of Robbery
29-year-old Sarah Eisnor had been charged along with her former boyfriend, Evan Lambe, after the pair went on a crime spree last October.
Unfunded Pension Liability Discussions Ongoing
Intense discussions are underway with public sector unions on addressing the province's unfunded pension liability.
ATM Stolen by Professionals Says South Brook Businessman
Wallace McKay says the caper was caught on surveillance tape and went so smoothly he figures the culprits have done it before.
PC Leadership Dinner Cancelled; Poor Ticket Sales
Organizers say the event was cancelled because of poor ticket sales.
State of Unions in Good Shape: Federation of Labour
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour represents about 65,000 members, and this province has the highest rate of unionized workers across Canada at 38 per cent.
Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Kenmount Road
One person was sent to hospital last night with undetermined injures after being struck by a vehicle on Kenmount Road.
Indecent Exposure in the West End
RNC say an intoxicated man was reportedly exposing himself and causing damage to property around 5:30 p.m. yesterday.
Good Samaritans Rush to Aid of Woman and Child
RCMP are commending the people who came to the aid of a woman and child involved in an accident yesterday morning on Hamilton River Road in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
Dr. Jack Hand Legacy Foundation Holding First Annual Classic
The Foundation was established in May of this year in memory of Pediatric Oncologist Dr. Jack Hand. Bob Hand, Jack's brother and co-chair, says the foundation was created to continue the work of the late doctor.
Search Continues for Joshua Whalen
The RNC are still looking for the 26-year-old St. John's man reported missing late last week week.
Birchy Brook Water Restoration Timeline Unknown
Municipal Affairs Minister Dan Crummell says he expects to have a firm timeline in the coming days on how much longer the people of Birchy Brook on the west coast will have to go without water.
Tim McGraw Performing at Mile One This Weekend
The Sundown Heaven Town tour will take the Mile One Stage for three shows this weekend.
Irish Singing Legend Mary Black to Play St. John's
Mary Black will play Holy Heart Theatre on Tuesday, November 11th.
Northern Bay Couple Wins Big from Atlantic Lotto
Brendan and Mary White from Northern Bay have won $100,000.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Jays gain a half game in wild card race.
Aug 21 , 2014
Woman Accused of Kicking Police Officer Released on Bail
24-year-old Sarah Drew was pulled over on Torbay Road around 2 a.m., fled the scene, and later kicked the arresting officer.
Hefty Fine for Katsheshuk Fisheries after Fatal Accident
The shrimp boat was enroute to Bay Roberts from the Funk Island Bank in 2012 when two employees were sent to clean the shrimp tank.
Both Lanes Reopened on TCH Near Salmonier Line
Traffic was reduced to one lane both directions after a pickup truck went off the road and into the median.
Business Owner Thinks ATM Theft a Professional Job
Wallace McKay owns Eddy's Restaurant a landmark on the Trans Canada near South Brook.
Alleged Victim Not Cooperating in Bear Spray Incident
Police responded to a call of an 18-year-old man who initially told police he had been bear-sprayed and his car stolen.
Two Taken to Hospital after Accident in HV-GB
RCMP say the driver lost control of her vehicle which crossed into oncoming traffic.
Minister to Meet with Advocate Following Revelation of Child Deaths
Minister Sandy Collins addressed the matter with media this morning following a government cabinet retreat in Corner Brook.
Man Convicted of Violent Attack Now in Custody
41-year-old Daniel Johnson had been unlawfully at large since mid-May.
Five Months House Arrest for Impaired Driver Caught Twice in One Day
63-year-old Dianne Bell refused the breathalyzer in January of 2012. In April of 2012, she failed the breathalyzer twice in the same day.
Carbonear Man Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Next Level
Instead of a bucket full of ice water, Jeremy Slade made use of an ice water truck for his ALS challenge video.
RNC Looking for Stolen Boat and Trailer from Foxtrap
The boat was reported stolen on Tuesday night.
Blanc Sablon Mayor says Huge Interest from Residents to Join NL
Mayor Armand Joncas says he estimates some 70 per cent of residents of the community are in favour of joining the province.
Man Accused of Serious Assault will Stand Trial
Rodney Deniro is accused of seriously injuring a woman by assaulting her with a pellet gun, a shoe, and a knife.
Burin Seeks Funds to Repair Damage from Lightning Strike
Lightning struck a manhole cover on Topsail Road in Burin causing two major breaks in the line, resulting in flooding in the area.
Man Accused of Abandoning Seven Pitbulls Called to Court
36-year-old Ross Martin did not appear in person, but instead was represented by his lawyer.
Bikers for Autism Support Show Tomorrow
Sailor Jerry and Bikers for Autism will be dropping by Cape Spear tomorrow as part of their 15-day motorcycle fundraising tour.
Slight Drop in Fuel Prices
Gas is down by just over a cent a litre.
Hypodermic Needles Discarded Downtown
Daniel Smith came across various hypodermic needles, rubber bands, condoms and other items discarded in front of the Gower Street United Church.
Open Bookshelves: A New Kind of Library in St. John's
The former owner of the local newspaper 'The Scope' is using the newspaper boxes to bring a different kind of reading material to the public.
Two People Displaced after Fire in St. John's Center
Two people have been displaced after fire damaged one unit in a townhouse in Buckmasters Circle yesterday afternoon.
City Denies Compensation for Snow-Damaged Fence
A St. John's property owner says the city's policy not to compensate people for damage caused by snow clearing operations lets the city off with careless behaviour.
Brush Clearing Along Highways Set to Begin
The Department of Transportation says locations for bush clearing will be chosen in the coming weeks.
First NL Gaming Expo at MUN this Weekend
Sandbox Gaming, a non-profit organization located in Newfoundland, is hosting this weekend's event.
Real Estate Market Balanced: Executive
Anne Squires says it's not surprising to see sales down a fair bit over the first two quarters.
Provincial Sports Page
Baseball, soccer
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Blue Jays thump Milwaukee
Police Continue to Look for Missing Man
The RNC are still looking for missing person Joshua Whalen.

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