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Jul 25 , 2014
CF(L)Co to Appeal Quebec Court's Ruling on Upper Churchill Contract
CF(L)Co President and CEO Ed Martin says the judge didn't address their point that the contract fails to meet the intent of the original deal reached in 1969.
Suspect Description Released after Two Pharmacy Armed Robberies
After holding up PharmaChoice on Water Street around 4:10 p.m. then proceeding to Healy's Pharmacy on Casey street at 4:20 p.m., the suspect got away with a small amount of narcotics.
Recovery Effort for Trout River Man Continues
The RCMP's dive team will be back on the water, carrying out an underwater search.
City Street Sweeper Catches Fire in Garage
The fire sent thick, black smoke through the garage area and forced the evacuation of the entire depot building.
Power Restored after Overhead Line Damage
Crews investigating say a wire snapped or shorted at the transformer in front of the Uhaul building on Kenmount Road.
Officer Finishes Testimony on Field House Shooting
Constable Dustin Spurrell says he thought the other officers on his team would have arrested Chipman before he was forced to fire his gun.
Easter Seals Inundated with Offers of Help after Trailer Stolen
Easter Seals says it will be going ahead with its camp on Monday because of the generosity of the community.
Group Involved in Pulling Woman from Burning Car Named VOCM Local Heroes
40-year-old Margo Young was headed west, near Middle Gull Pond, when her vehicle veered off the road, going down over an embankment and bursting into flames.
Eastbound Monster Truck Show Postponed
Eastbound Park's Monster Truck Event scheduled for 7:00 p.m. today has been postponed to this Sunday, July 27th, at 1:00 p.m.
Dog Rescued after Falling Over Cliff
A man from Florida who resides in Newfoundland for the summer is grateful to some residents of the Southern Shore who rescued his dog.
Clear Skies and Sun for Tely 10
Runners can expect clear skies and sunshine for Sunday's 87th Tely 10 Road Race.
Cliffs: No Comment on Possible Wabush Mines Labour Deal
Cliffs Natural Resources is not commenting on a report that the union at Wabush Mines has reached a five year agreement to work for MFC Industrial if that company purchases the Scully Mine.
St. John's Cabbies Take Aim at Regurgitating Passengers
Cab drivers in the capital city want fines for people who throw up in their cabs.
Nalcor Aware of, Not Concerned About, Landslides
Vice President of the Lower Churchill Project Gilbert Bennett says landslides are a fairly regular occurrence on the river and they've factored all that in to the construction of the dam site on the North Spur.
Government, Police Look for $33 Million in Fines
Thousands in traffic fines are owed by repeat offenders who have proven difficult to track down.
Drug Bust Nets Man Owing $24 Thousand in Fines
A man owing $24,000 in fines was arrested after RNC witnessed what they believed to be a drug deal in progress.
Trial Begins for St. John's Slumlords
Stephen and Deborah Hayes are accused of 30 breaches of city code between them.
Hibernia Pours $2.8 Million into MUN Programs
The funds will enhance Newfoundland and Labrador students to attend Shad Valley programs in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Strong Economy a Major Boost for Small Business
Small businesses in the St. John's region are seeing growth from a strong economy.
Torbay Joins Towns in Outdoor Fire Ban
Torbay has banned outdoor fires in the wake of several blazes due to dry conditions across the province.
Impaired Driver Arrested After Pouch Cove Collision
One person was taken to hospital and another man is facing an impaired driving charge after an accident in Pouch Cove.
Lantern Festival Goes Flameless Thanks to Ban
Dry weather has prompted the Victoria Lantern Festival to switch from candles to glow sticks this Saturday.
NDP Critic Says CFS Cuts 'Senseless'
MP Jack Harris says just one month after the opening of a $150-million facility, six workers at CFS St. John's are losing their jobs.
Tely 10 Road Closures
Check here for Sunday's road closures.
Search Continues for Missing Cow Head Man
The search continues for a man from Cow Head, believed to have fallen into the waters off the Northern Peninsula town.
Provincial Sports Page
New senior softball strikeout record set.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Blue Jays beat Boston again.
Jul 24 , 2014
Tractor Trailer Off the Outer Ring Road
The accident happened around 4:30 in the eastbound lane just before the Donovan's Exit.
Recovery Effort Underway for Missing Swimmer
Police say an extensive search failed to turn up any sign of Albert Brake.
'Worst Mother Ever' to be Sentenced in September
Victim impact statement heard in Harbour Grace yesterday.
Hibernia Supports Shad Valley Students with Donation
HDMC is hoping to assist Memorial University in cultivating the next generation of innovators with their investment of $2.85 million.
Toronto Blue Jays visit Corner Brook with Donation for Field
A Field of Dreams grant from the Jays Care Foundation provided a cheque for $71,000.
Centre for Law and Democracy says Access to Information a Human Right
It was a quarrelsome morning at the Access to Information and Review Committee hearing.
'Golf Fore Paul' Raises Money for Candlelighters
Some $3,000 was raised for a local children's charity during the recent annual Golf Fore Paul event.
Three Murders Skew Crime Stats in St. John's
RNC reacting to National Crime Severity Index.
Complaint Filed with Citizens' Rep on Blue Zone Parking
COD-NL says even if a space is available, blue zones are not always large enough to accommodate wheelchairs, or vehicles with ramps.
Heart's Content Lighthouse Vandalized
The town of Heart's Content has taken to social media to bring attention to a recent case of vandalism at the local lighthouse last weekend.
Northern Peninsula Man May Have Drowned
Believed to have fallen into waters near Cow Head.
Two Drug Seizures in Natuashish this Week
The total street value of the drugs seized is estimated to be in the range of $12,000.
New President and CEO for Newfoundland Power
Gary Smith takes over August 1st.
Murder Trial to Resume After Outburst
The preliminary hearing into the death of Loretta Saunders is set to resume today in court in Halifax following a disruption by Saunders' uncle in court yesterday.
3D Survey Work to Start on Flemish Pass Basin
The BOA Galatea is in St. John's preparing to begin 3D electromagnetic survey work where recent major oil discoveries have been made.
Fire Ban Now Includes Mount Pearl
The bans now include any outdoor wood burning appliance, as well as consumer fireworks.
Minister Open to Reconsidering Cod Quota
Federal Minister Gail Shea says while there are positive signs cod stocks could be returning, that's not the case in the shrimp industry.
New Phase of Hebron Project Begins
The gravity based structure has been towed to the deepwater construction site.
Travel Delays Through Gros Morne
There is road construction activity on the Northern Peninsula Highway and on the Bonne Bay Road.
Bell Says Minimal Impact from BCE Takeover
Bell Aliant says the impact on local jobs will be minimal with Bell Canada's acquisition.
Discussions Continue on Future of Wabush Mines
Austrian-based company interested in the idled mine.
Slight Change in Fuel Prices
Gas is down, but only slightly.
Tshakapesh Running in Natuashish
In-fighting forces early election.



 
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