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Jul 22 , 2014
Missing Teen from St. John's
Brittany Summers was last seen around 12:15 pm Sunday in the area of Topsail Road in St. John's.
More Warm Weather Ahead for August
If temperatures reach over 25 degrees today, then St. John's will match the 1947 record.
Crews Remain on Scene to Fight Hotspots in CBS
The fire, which began on Sunday night, has left a pocket of scorched trees in its wake, visible from the road.
New Obstacle Course Promises to Be Like Nothing Done Before
The Juggernaut, an obstacle course taking place at Clovelly in October, is not affiliated with Mud Immortal.
Warrant Cancelled for Teen Involved in School Lockdown
The boy did not show up for his scheduled court appearance this morning, but his lawyer contacted the court and explained there had been a miscommunication.
Woman Who Drove Drunk Twice in One Day Appears in Court
63-year-old Dianne Bell pleaded guilty to three counts of impaired driving in April.
Report Released on Fatal Tug Boat Accident off Burgeo
The Western Tugger was towing the barge Arctic Lift I which was carrying a load of steel rebar when the barge capsized in May of 2013.
Privacy Legislation Hearings Continue
Dwight Ball, who has promised to repeal the bill if he becomes Premier, says his party made 130 requests for information over a two year period.
Hydro Responds to Reports of Smoke and Soot at Holyrood Station
Area residents noticed smoke and soot coming from the stacks yesterday, a sight not commonly seen in the summer months.
Tentative Agreement Reached with Community Ambulance Operators
Government expects the agreement will be finalized within the next number of weeks.
Warm Weather Causing Extra Shedding for Dogs
Linda Pike encourages owners to ensure that their pets have easy access to cool surfaces, water, and shade.
High Temps Means Low Water Level for Clarenville
The town is asking residents to refrain from watering lawns during the day and instead do so in the evening from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Outdoor Fires Banned Across Island
Government officials say until conditions are more suitable a ban will remain in place on all outdoor fires on the island.
Simms: No Land Expropriated for Complex
Mayor Simms says the city is using its own land to build affordable housing units for seniors.
All-Party Committee Meeting with Fisheries Minister
Members of the all-party committee will discuss the results of their meeting with Shea this afternoon at 4:30 at Confederation Building.
AC/DC 'Dream' Tribute at the Levee This Friday
A tribute to AC/DC will take place this Friday night at the Levee, with Sean Panting, Liz Solo, Suzanne Power and Collin Harris and others.
NunatuKavut to Celebrate 250th of Historic Treaty
The celebration next year will mark the 250th anniversary of what they call the first and only historic British-Inuit treaty ever made.
Man Accused of Assaulting Cops Launches Defence
26-year-old Justin Chipman was targeted in Operation Hoodwink, an undercover RNC investigation.
Ruby Reveals Ruby Church Restorations
Goulds Historical Society President Winston Ruby says they're about to start repairs to St. Matthew's tower.
Business Boot Camp in St. John's for Soldiers
The program was founded at Memorial University by the students and teachers at Enactus Memorial, and is now a program of the Prince's Charities Canada.
Tely 10 Sets New Registration Record
Some 4,183 people have signed up for the annual road race. The previous registration record was set in 2012 at 3,581 entries.
Critic Wants Herbicide Use Stopped Until Review Complete
Tordon 101 was banned for cosmetic use in the province, but it is still used by government to clear large areas of brush and vegetation.
Gaultois Woman Surprised by Bear
A woman in Gaultois woman was shaken by a close encounter with a black bear near here home.
Hillier Secures CBS Liberal Nomination
Town councillor Rex Hillier will represent the Liberals in CBS in the next election.
Committee Looks into Sick Time, Cranberries
The Public Accounts Committee, under MHA Jim Bennett, will examine a broad range of topics over six days of hearings.
Input Wanted For Old MUN Theatre
Closed in 2012 due to health and safety concerns, the theatre has a storied history of hosting a range of performances and events.
Corner Brook Woman Arrested for Fraud
A woman was arrested in Corner Brook last night after a fraud investigation.
Provincial Sports Page
Softball, soccer
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Jays surrender 14 runs.
Jul 21 , 2014
RNC Looking for Man Unlawfully at Large
40-year-old Daniel Johnson was convicted of brutally attacking another man with a three foot piece of steel in 2012.
Lengthy Hiatus for Luring Trial
42-year-old Kevin Kelly's trial began weeks ago, but due to scheduling conflicts the trial has had a few breaks already.
Five Forest Fires Keep Crews Busy
Crews have been grounded for the night, but will be back in the air and on the ground in the morning.
Man says he was Unjustifiably Shot at by RNC
26-year-old Justin Chipman is accused of assaulting four RNC officers with a vehicle, as well as four counts of assaulting an officer and dangerous driving.
Government Bans all Outdoor Fires on the Island
Outdoor fires including campfires, brush burning, and unauthorized burning in and near forested areas is prohibited.
Man Rescued from Labrador Wilderness
A 61-year-old Ontario man is safe after running into trouble last week while on a canoe trip in the wilds of Labrador.
Record Turnout for St. John's Pride Parade
St. John's Pride saw a record number of people at this weekend's downtown parade. Board Member Jamie Harnum says the event saw a big jump from last year.
NLTA to Vote On New Deal
NLTA members will vote on September 25th on a tentative agreement reached over the weekend.
Mount Pearl did not Expropriate Land for Apartments: Mayor
After a Board of Appeal Hearing this morning, residents wonder why the land was simply "given away" to Karwood Contracting.
Walrus Spotted in Conception Bay
A walrus was recently caught on video, sunning itself on a rock near Portugal Cove.
Murder Suspects in Court Today
Loretta Saunders' body was found in February.
No Word on Outcome of Union Meeting in Wabush
Cliffs Natural Resources idled Wabush Mines in February, throwing over 500 people out work.
Man Gets Two Years for Bear Spray Assault
35-year-old Michael Rakai was convicted on two counts of assault with a weapon and two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon last year.
Subsea 7 Opens New Offices in St. John's
The global contractors have more than doubled their St. John's team in the last three years.
Easter Seals Raising Funds for TrailRider Wheelchair
Easter Seals has teamed up with Outfitters to raise funds to buy a new TrailRider, a state of the art wheelchair.
Tragedy Strikes on First Day of Food Fishery
One man is dead and two others are in hospital as a result of a boating accident in Conception Bay this weekend.
Basilica Marking Centennial of Commonwealth Involvement in WWI
At 9:25 on the evening of August 4th, 1914, Governor Davidson of Newfoundland received a telegram at Government House.
Majumder Meets Whale in Season Two of Series
Majumder Manor, which airs on the W Network, profiles the efforts of Shaun Majumder to revitalize his hometown of Burlington.
Monster Trucks to Open Eastbound Speedway
Eastbound International Speedway and Concert Park at Avondale, the province's newest entertainment facility, will open its doors for the first time on Friday.
St. John's Deputy Mayor Endorsing Ottenheimer
Ron Ellsworth is throwing his support behind candidate John Ottenheimer for leader of the PC Party.
Drunk Driver Temporarily Eludes Police
RNC abandoned their pursuit of an alleged drunk driver in Paradise in the interest of public safety, but found him again a short time later.



 
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