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Oct 2 , 2014
'Disappointing Day' for Lab West: Minister
Alderon announced this morning that a downturn in the mining industry and lower commodity prices has forced them to temporarily suspend development of the third transmission line.
Victim's Mother Testifies at Murder Trial
Donna Pardy is the mother of Nick Winsor, the man Philip Pynn and Lyndon butler are accused of killing on July 9, 2011.
Eastern Health to Begin Ebola Preparedness Exercises
Dr. David Allison says the exercises will examine how their protocols are being used and where the gaps may be if they have to respond to a patient with Ebola.
Former Minister Weighs in on Running Portfolio while Unelected
Ed Roberts was appointed as the Justice Minister and Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador by then premier Clyde Wells in February of 1992.
Manning Appointment Sign of Government Arrogance, says Tomblin
Political scientist suggests it may be good for democracy.
Power Restored after Insulator Issue near Kenmount Road
The electricity went off around 3 a.m. and impacted about 700 customers, most of them businesses.
Frost Returns to Island
Winter is just around the corner.
Father Frustrated With Lack of Action on Bullying
The man was charged with causing a disturbance following an incident at a St. John's school Tuesday morning.
Luring Trial to Resume Today
42-year-old Kevin Kelly was charged back in 2012.
Fuel Prices Climb
Gas is up by 3.5 cents/litre
Some Disagreement On Fracking Impact
The province is expected to release the results of its internal fracking review within the next couple of weeks.
CFIB Suggests Tax Break to Help Low Income Earners
Minimum wage went up 25 cents yesterday, the first raise in four years. In a year from now the rate will be $10.50.
No more 'Mumbo Jumbo' from New Minister
Keith Russell hopes people can move past his controversial comments.
MP Fears Moratorium on Shrimp
10,000 tonne quota cut to the inshore was announced this spring, affecting some 2,200 plant workers and harvesters.
Fire Leaves Family of Three Homeless
Emergency lodging being provided by the Canadian Red Cross.
It's World Breastfeeding Week
Runs though Oct. 7.
CRA Attempting Audit of Heavyweights
CRA is looking for access to documents obtained by the RCMP, lawyer says it should be restricted information
Downtown Stabbing Trial Continues
Ushan Rankothgedera allegedly stabbed a man on Water Street last year.
Shooters Back in Court Later this Month
Christopher Shaw and Jason Marsh are each accused in separate 2013 shootings.
Horror Films Short and Not-So-Sweet
The Nickel Film Festival has opened registration for its annual 48 hour horror film challenge.
AHL Exhibition in Central Newfoundland
Three-game series with Hamilton winds up Sunday in St.John's
Provincial Sports Page
Lafonatine Molson wins intermediate fastpitch title.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Giants eliminate Pittsburgh.
Oct 1 , 2014
Heavyweights Owner Facing CRA Audit
Rob King is also awaiting trial at Supreme Court on charges of exporting ephedrine.
Downtown Stabbing Trial Continues
Ushan Rankothgedera is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes after allegedly stabbing a man on Water Street last year.
Men Accused in 2013 Shootings Called to Court
Christopher Shaw and Jason Marsh are facing several charges including two counts of attempted murder.
Missing Teen from St. John's
16-year-old Destiny Hart was last seen Monday at 4 p.m. in the area of Bay Bulls Road.
Davis May Call Election Earlier Than Anticipated
Until now, he had done nothing to dispel the notion that the election would be around this time in 2015, but on the VOCM Morning Show today the premier said that may not be the case.
Key Witnesses Heard at Murder Trial
Megan Reddigan continued her testimony at Philip Pynn and Lyndon Butler's murder trial today.
Escaped Inmate Facing Additional Charges
A 20-year-old inmate of the Labrador Correctional Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is facing additional charges following a brief fling of freedom yesterday.
New Medical Education Centre Opens at Memorial
The centre features a state-of-the-art simulation lab, to give doctors in training as much experience as possible.
Man Accused of Violent Assault Appears in Court
Rodney Deniro is facing seven charges, that stem from an alleged violent assault that put a woman in hospital in early February.
Luring and Sexual Assault Case Delayed
Bradley Giovannini has until November 3rd to find new representation.
Coleman Not Commenting On Report
The man who was almost premier is not going to comment on the Auditor General's report that prompted the resignation of Transportation Minister Nick McGrath.
Port de Grave Left in Cabinet Cold: Bay Roberts Mayor
Mayor Philip Wood says he's disappointed that the district was overlooked in recent cabinet shuffle.
Search Party Combs Woods in Stabbing Investigation
The investigation into the C.B.S. soccer stabbing has taken police to an area of Paradise. Exactly what they were looking for is not known.
Subsea Cable Replacement Being Laid on Bell Island Tickle
Newfoundland Power is laying a new cable to improve service to Bell Island.
Man's Body Found in Cox's Cove
The 52-year-old was reported missing Monday night which sparked an all-out search involving ground crews, RCMP and their police dog.
Mourning a Well-Respected Teacher
Dave White of Carbonear passed away as the result of a tragic ATV accident.
Roberts Denied Bail in Armed Robbery Case
Kevin Roberts is facing 10 charges related to an armed robbery at the Hayloft Lounge last Tuesday, and a police chase two days later.
Stabbing Victim Wakes from Coma, Talking
The 11 year old boy who was stabbed in the neck while playing soccer a week ago is now out of his induced coma and is talking according to the CBS Soccer Association.
Gambin-Walsh Wins Placentia - St. Mary's Liberal Nom
The Liberal Party has not yet provided numbers, but over 1,400 people had signed up to vote.
Anti-Smoking Drugs Now Covered Under Province's Program
As of today, Champix and Zyban are subsidized by government for up to $75 over 12 weeks.
Lawyer says Elimination of Justice Department Frightening
The department was eliminated in a reorganization and cabinet shuffle yesterday, replaced by the new Department of Public Safety. Newfoundland and Labrador is the only province in the country without a Justice Minister.
New Minister has No Plans to Run in Byelections
Judy Manning, Minister of Public Safety, was named to Cabinet yesterday and is the only unelected member of the House of Assembly.
Minimum Wage Earners get a Raise Today
As of today, minimum wage is $10.25 an hour. In a year from now, another 25 cent increase will take place.
Nurse Found Guilty of Violating Patient Privacy
Colleen Weeks was dismissed from her position at the Health Science Centre over a year ago for inappropriately accessing several patients' confidential information.
Man Arrested After School Disturbance
According to the RNC, the man caused a disturbance when he became upset with teachers and administrative staff in the office. Police say the man was using profanity and that's when they were called in to help.
Questions about Ocean Pond Development: Lane
Liberal MHA Paul Lane says that he was approached by cottage owners in the area, with concerns about the development of the 110 cottage lots on close to 50 hectares of land.
Bail Hearing For Snow Postponed For Additional Charges
A man charged after a frightening home invasion spree in the west end of St. John's has had his bail hearing postponed until late October.

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