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Sep 19 , 2014
Moose-Vehicle Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed
VOCM News has learned that the moose-vehicle class action lawsuit has been dismissed at Supreme Court.
SOPAC Pleased with Discontinuation of Moose Detection System
The Save Our People Action Committee is applauding word that the provincial government is abandoning the costly, and unreliable moose detection systems that were set up a few years ago.
ORR Westbound Closed after Accident at Torbay Road Ramp
It's not yet known how many people were injured in the accident, or their condition.
Massive Cruise Ship Brings Visitors from Around the World
The streets of downtown St. John's are thronged with visitors who arrived this morning on the Ruby Princess.
Roger Jamieson Seeking Bellevue Liberal Nod
The well known businessman, part of a political dynasty in the province, is throwing his hat in the political ring.
Harris Centre Issues Report on Changing Demographics
The Harris Centre report shows that the province's population pyramid has inverted, meaning that the largest age group in the province is baby boomers, or people in their 50s and 60s.
'Near Miss' on Hibernia as Rogue Wave Strikes Workers
Two of the employees lost their footing and fell with one sustaining minor cuts to a hand.
More Details On Bogart's Smash and Grab
The suspect is described at 6 feet tall, with a slim build and is estimated to be in his early 20s. At the time of the robbery he was wearing a grey hoodie, dark pants and had a black bandanna covering his face.
Mount Pearl Workers Poised to Strike
Talks are continuing this afternoon to try and avert a strike by Mount Pearl's 140 municipal workers.
Byrne Considering Jump to Provincial Politics
Byrne has represented the riding of Humber-St.Barbe-Baie Verte since 1996.
French Bids Farewell to Political Life
Terry French has officially marked his last day in political life. Less than a week after helping Paul Davis become PC leader, French has called it a career.
Liberals Picking Candidate for Trinity-Bay de Verde
Party faithful are choosing between candidates Steve Crocker, Leader Dwight Ball's current executive assistant, Stella Johnson, a former teacher, and Norman Snelgrove.
Obesity, Smoking, and Lack of Exercise Contribute to Avoidable Deaths in NL
The Canadian Institute for Health Information launched a pan-Canadian website outlining how each of the provinces stack up when it comes to various health indicators.
Accused Murderers Back in Court Today
Two people accused in the slaying of Loretta Saunders will be called back to Halifax court today.
New Student Group Seeks to Improve Student Mental Health
Last year at Memorial University's St. John's campus, 90 per cent of students say they felt overwhelmed, about one-third reported having debilitating depression, and nearly 8 per cent of students say they considered suicide.
Battle of Britain Commemoration Sunday
This Sunday the RCAF will parade to the National War Memorial to mark the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Stats Canada Projects Population Decline in NL
The province is also expected to have the highest proportion of the population aged 65 and over by 2038.
March Against Sexual Violence in St. John's
Hosted by the Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre, Take Back the Night is an annual public protest organized by women, for women.
Bell Island Man Searching for Person who Shot Goat
The goat is still alive, but Gary King says she's not doing well. He's giving her medication and trying to get her to eat.
Four Vehicles Go Off Road in Targa
There were no injuries reported in either accident. Any damages to private property will be remedied by Targa.
Harper Tweet Forgot About Big Land
Harper tweeted a picture of himself on the phone with Premier designate of Newfoundland Paul Davis -- leaving Labrador out of the official provincial title.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Blue Jays lose another one-run game.
Sep 18 , 2014
Man Accused of Assaulting Cab Driver Back in Custody
33-year-old Lucas O'Keefe is now back in custody after being released on the assault charge in February.
City Workers in Mount Pearl Have Strike Mandate, Talks to Resume Friday
At a meeting tonight, some 100 workers voted overwhelmingly in support of job action.
Guilty Plea Expected for Woman Accused of Attempted Armed Robbery
The 21-year-old appeared in court this morning via video from the women's detention centre in Clarenville.
Cancer Survivors Gather for Retreat
The program gathers people from their teens to thirties who have come through cancer treatment for connection, community, and physical challenge.
RNC Association Conducting Telephone Fundraising
The funds collected will help publish the RNCA annual community guide which will be focusing on Family Violence Awareness.
13-Year-Old Missing in Metro
13-year-old Jessica Jack was last seen around 4:00 p.m. on Topsail Road in the area of the Village Shopping Centre. Police are concerned for her health and safety.
RCMP Arrest Man Less than 12 Hours after Release
38-year-old Edward Michelin of North West River is now facing multiple charges.
St. John's Scores High on Attracting Newcomers
St. John's has made the "A-list" of Canadian cities.
TD Bank Supports Kids Eat Smart
The TD Bank Group will give $100,000 over the next four years to the Kids Eat Smart Foundation in Newfoundland and Labrador.
New Advocacy Group Hosting Student Mental Health Panel
Memorial Minds is holding a panel 7:00 p.m. tonight at the University Centre.
Jennings Assaults the Result of 'Very Downward Spiral'
Michael Jennings admitted to 6 charges of assault, sexual assault and breaches.
Williams Still Set on Bringing in Professional Team after IceCaps Finish
Danny Williams says having negative publicity will not make it any easier.
No Charges Laid Yet in Horrific Toronto Accident
A 29-year-old man from NL is being laid to rest today after he was killed when he was struck by a garbage truck in downtown Toronto.
Scotland Votes on Independence Today
It's Referendum Day in Scotland where Scots will decide whether or not end their 300 year union with England.
Air Canada Expands Fees for Checked Bags
As of November 2, Air Canada charge $25 for the first checked bag for economy class travellers on domestic flights within Canada and to and from the Caribbean and Mexico.
Take Back the Night Rally Tomorrow
Women across the province will unite tomorrow evening to publicly express their anger at the sexual violence that occurs in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the victim blaming that accompanies it.
Reward for Info on Goat Shooting
A Bell Island man is offering a reward for information leading to the identification of the person who shot one of his young goats this week.
Gas Down 3 Cents a Litre
Diesel is also down by 1.5 cents. Furnace oil and stove oil both drop by just under a cent and a half but residential propane is up by almost a cent-a-litre.
Province Wonders what to do With Muskrat Wood
Two separate expressions of interest have been issued by the government in hopes of finding someone to take the wood away, while local residents are also being offered the wood for personal use.
Votes Being Cast in St. John's - CUPE Deal
St. John's inside city workers cast their votes on their tentative agreement last night.
Churchill Falls Community Pride Not Just in Power Plant
The Principal of the Eric Lambert School says newcomers to town have grown to love Churchill because of the great facilities and the real sense of community.
Need for ADHD Resources Growing in the Province
One of the owners of Spectrum Consultants Group, Brett Thornhill, who is also a professional ADHD coach, says the need for support resources is on the increase.
Premier Designate Davis Makes First Public Appearance
Premier Designate Paul Davis will speak at the two year anniversary of Ronald McDonald House.
Anthem Auditions Search for a Few Good Singers
The IceCaps will be holding auditions at Mile One Centre this Saturday, and successful auditioners will have the opportunity to sing the national anthem at a home game during the 2014-15 season.
Targa Continues Towards Clarenville Today
The Targa Newfoundland Rally continues on the Bonavista Peninsula today with stops in Catalina, among other areas.
Provincial Sports Page
Softball, soccer
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Orioles complete sweep of the Jays
Suspect Description Released after Jewellery Store Smash and Grab
The suspect is described at 6 feet tall with a slim build and is estimated to be in his early 20s.



 
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