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Aug 28 , 2015
Police Investigating Indecent Act at Hoedown
Video of the alleged act has surfaced on YouTube with tens of thousands of views.
Car Fire on TCH Near Salmonier Line
Holyrood RCMP advise drivers to slow down in the area.
Decision Coming in CNA Daycare Fraud Case
Carmella Singleton was running the daycare centre at College of the North Atlantic between 2004 and 2011, when she defrauded the organization of more than $65,000.
Aircraft Has Close Call with Drone near Gander Airport
An Exploits Valley Air Services Cessna was getting ready to approach the runway at the Gander Airport, when a drone passed about 100 feet below the aircraft.
Man Missing from St. John's Area
50-year-old Andrew James Parsons was last seen July 17th in the area of Wigmore Court in St. John's.
Settlement a 'Smack in the Face' to Family of Man who Had Savings Stolen from Hospital Safe
The family of a man from Harbour Round who has his life savings stolen from a hospital safe while he was lying on his death bed have received letters from the Supreme Court of Canada saying they're each entitled to $99.86.
'Firefighters Can't Leave City in Danger to Serve Outside Area': Union
The head of the firefighters' union in Corner Brook doubts that firefighters could have saved the home in Pinchgut Lake yesterday even if they had responded.
Investigators Trying to Piece Together What Happened to Teen in 'Unusual Incident'
Reports came last night in that there were a couple of cars on the side of Country Drive with their hazard lights on and a young girl lying in the roadway.
Woman Accused of Murder Breaches Bail Condition
Pamela Pike found herself in trouble with the law again last week when she breached one of her bail conditions - in this case, it was her curfew.
Cat Comes Back after Missing for 10 Months, Another after 15 Months
A St. John's family has been reunited with their lost cat after 10 long months on the missing list.
Mechanical Issues Cancel Atlantic Vision Crossing
One round trip to and from Argentia has been cancelled - those passengers will now travel out of Port aux Basques.
Biologist Calls for Reinstatement of Manager at Bird Sanctuary
In three of the last four years, gannets at the world renowned colony have abandoned their chicks, leading to efforts to find out what's happening and why.
Emergency Landing in Stephenville
American Airlines Airbus touches down without incident.
Jogger Knocked Down in Kenmount Terrace
The 36-year-old woman was out for a run at about 8:30 when she was struck by a vehicle making a left-hand turn on Great Eastern Avenue.
Tip from Public Leads to Long List of Charges for Drunk Driver
The RNC picked up a suspected impaired driver overnight after a tip from the public.
RNC Pick Up Several on Outstanding Warrants
The RNC picked up a few people on outstanding warrants in metro last night.
NDP Critic Says Government Putting off Fracking Decision Until After Election
When mandated last October, government had hoped the independent review panel would make recommendations within a year, but now the panel isn't expected to complete its work until February.
Advocacy Group Pushing for Treatment and Detox Legislation for Youth
Ruby Hoskins says the proposed Secure Treatment and Detox Legislation for Youth would provide a mandatory court order for treatment of those aged 12-18.
Premier Calls for Waiving of Federal Tariff on Ferries
Paul Davis argues the fee to Newfoundland and Labrador should be waived because the federal government did the same for a ferry destined for British Columbia.
Eating Disorder Foundation Fighting for Inpatient Program for Adults
Executive Director Paul Thomey says eating disorders can be classified as a mental health illness, but their physical impacts can be fatal.
Comic from St. John's Finalist in Contest, Will Perform at Just for Laughs
Ryan Dillon won an online contest, garnering the most votes in SiriusXm's Top Comic contest.
IceCaps' Schedule out
Season kicks off Oct. 10 in Hartford.
Provincial Sports Page
Hitmen 3-1 at National Senior Men's Fastpitch Championship.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Jays' bats go cold.
Aug 27 , 2015
Gas Down Over Six Cents
Consumer Group spokesman George Murphy cites financial turmoil in China as a reason for the lower prices.
Driver Sent to Hospital after Garbage Truck Rollover in Colinet
The driver of the truck has been taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Cabin Fire at Pinchgut Lake
The city of Corner Brook recently put out a policy barring the local fire department from responding to fires outside the city's jurisdiction.
Materials Recovery Facility Opens in Norris Arm
State of the art equipment at central's new Materials Recovery Facility sorts paper, aluminum, metal containers and plastic, keeping those products out of the landfill.
Heavy Equipment Operator is Set for Life
Jonathan Patey says he was shocked when he saw the three umbrellas on his scratch ticket indicating he was the Set for Life grand prize winner.
Backward System Leads to Courts Full of People with Mental Illnesses or Addictions: Lawyer
Erin Breen estimates that 90 per cent of offenders fall in one category or the other. The problem is she says, there's no residential treatment centre in the capital city.
RNC Looking for Missing Man Last Seen in NL 10 Months Ago
The family of 32-year-old Aaron Dragonetti, who live outside the province, reported him missing in November.
Liberals Criticizing P3s While Planning Waterford Replacement with Private Partnership: Premier
The government's plan to increase long term care beds through public-private partnerships has been highly criticized by opposition parties and unions since it was announced in the spring.
McCurdy Not Ruling Out Spending Cuts Given Commodity Prices
Earl McCurdy says a more balanced approach is needed to budgeting, but he admits it will be challenging with no easy solution.
United Way NL Distributes $525,000 to 40 Organizations
In total, 47 projects and programs from across the province received funding from United Way Newfoundland and Labrador, today.
DFO Investigating Massive Tuna Catch
The 710 pound tuna was caught off Bauline with a rod a reel and later sold to local chefs, but the Canadian bluefin tuna fishery is highly controlled.
US Ambassador to Canada Visiting the Province
With this week's visit, Bruce Heyman is completing his goal of visiting each and every province and territory in Canada.
City Estimates $1,000 in Damage to Bowring Park this Week
It's the second time this week the popular park has been struck. Picnic tables were overturned and trash was thrown around.
Black Tickle Forging and Foraging Ahead, Despite Recent Hardships
With the closure of the town's only employer some time ago, and its only gas station closing November 1, Black Tickle residents are still staying put, taking to berry picking and commuting to make ends meet.
Highway Accidents Snarl Eastbound Traffic
Several Accidents have slowed or stopped traffic across the Avalon.
Wright Calls for More Women to Get Involved in Politics After NDP Bid
A failed candidate for the NDP nomination in the federal riding of Avalon says despite her loss, it was well worth the effort.
Smoke Near Terra Nova Just Scheduled Burn
Parks Canada is conducting the burn over the next couple of days near Spruce Pond at the eastern edge of the park.
Fire Crews Make Quick Work of Pleasantville Fire
Just before 7:30 p.m. crews were called to the old Canadian Forces Station Drill Hall & Gymnasium on Charter Ave.
St. John's Removes 25 Tonnes of Garbage from Streets this Summer
The litter crew collected over 1,900 bags of garbage.
Last Push for St. John's Farmer Market Crowdfunding Campaign
Since June, $17,000 has been raised for to help the market move into its new location at the old Metrobus station on Freshwater Road.
Elm Spanworm Returns to St. John's
In recent days, residents have been noting the elm spanworm's return, something city councillor Jonathan Galgay says is unusual this late in the summer.
Local Author Publishes Multimedia Book Online
"Troubles in the Colony" by Dave Roe is a collection of short stories that combines text, audio and other imaginative elements.
IceCaps Sign Former Hawks Pick
Travis Brown to play in St.John's
Provincial Sports Page
NL 2-0 at National Senior Men's Fastpitch
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Blue Jays number five in a row
Aug 26 , 2015
Missing St. John's Man Alive and Well
34-year-old Jonathan Hannaford's father posted on Facebook that his son called him from the airport early this morning.



 
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