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Feb 26 , 2015
St. John's and Province Reach Deal on 911 Service
The deal will see the St. John's Regional Fire Department handle 911 calls for the entire Avalon Peninsula.
Jury Charged in Tollefsen Stabbing Trial
It shouldn't be long before the six men and six women render a decision in the case.
Family Saved from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning By Quick-Thinking Mother, Com Tech
RNC say three people, a man, woman and child, were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning, and would have died were it not for the actions of the mother and a communications technician who received the call.
Body of Missing Teen Recovered
17-year-old James Poker was reported missing over a week ago and extensive search efforts involving volunteers, local ground search and rescue teams, and the RCMP took place all along the coast.
Economist Assures 'World Not Falling Apart' Over Oil Prices
Wade Locke says people are reacting more dramatically than the current economic situation warrants.
Rod Stewart Playing in St. John's July 11
Stewart will play an outdoor concert on Confederation Hill July 11th. The venue is expected to attract up to 18,000 fans.
SPCA Defends Decision to Abort Dog's Pregnancy
Voice for the Voiceless is upset with how the SPCA has chosen to care for a beagle at its shelter.
Hospitality NL Rejects Proposal on Room Levies
Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador has soundly rejected a proposal put forward by Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador to introduce a room levy as a way for municipalities to generate revenue.
Sexual Education Curriculum Begins in Kindergarten for NL
Questions were raised this week over a new curriculum that has sex education beginning as early as grade one, but students in this province start even earlier.
'I Had to Do the Right Thing For My Son' Says Mother Who Turned Son In
Susan Friedrich turned her son Stephen into the police hoping he would finally get the help he needed for a drug addiction.
Cargo Jet Collides with Building at St. John's Airport
The General Service building at St. John's International Airport is closed for damage assessment after a cargo jet collided with it early this morning.
2015 Canadian Cancer Society Dream Team Announced
The Dream Team is made up of eight people who have committed to raising at least $10,000 for this year's Relay for Life.
Drone Used in Search for Missing Husky in CBS
Samantha Piercey lost her husky, Avalanche, over a month ago. She has enlisted the help of a man who flies drones as a hobby.
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Missing St. John's Boy Found Safe
Police say Samet Berisa has been found and his safety has been ensured after being reported missing Monday morning on Harbour View Avenue.
Marine Atlantic: Budget Won't be Determined until after Federal Budget Tabled
Numbers tabled as part of federal budget estimates show an over $100-million decrease, but the company says the estimates don't show the entire picture.
Good Samaritan Saves Man and Car From Frigid Waters
Colin Hanames ran into trouble when the ice beneath his parked car gave way, sending him down an embankment into several feet of water.
Blowing Snow Causes Closures on West Coast
Schools are closed for now, and the Department of Transportation has issued advisories to stay off roads.
Ballots on the Way in Advance of NAPE Presidential Vote
All NAPE members will soon receive ballots in the mail, to vote for the next president and secretary-treasurer of the union.
Climate, Supply Driving Fuel Prices Up Across the Board
The maximum price of gas has increased by almost a cent and a half a litre.
Operation Ringtone Takes Creative Steps to Combat Distracted Driving
People who are pulled over for texting and driving will get four demerit points on their license for the safety hazard.
Polar Bear Sightings Up in Black Tickle
The number of Polar Bear sightings in Black Tickle Labrador is on the rise a little earlier than usual this winter.
Province, Nunatsiavut in Disagreement Over Voisey's Bay Amendment
The provincial government says it did notify the Nunatsiavut Government to the possibility of an amendment to the Voisey's Bay agreement back in January.
RNC Tracking Masked Man After Armed Robbery
There was an armed robbery at a convenience store in Mount Pearl late last night, but the thief is still on the loose.
Officials Investigating Alleged Harassment of Caribou near Stephenville
The Justice Department has received reports of a group of snowmobilers chasing down and harassing caribou.
IceCaps Winners Again
Defeat Portland in shootout.
Provincial Sports Page
Sea-Hawks in basketball playoffs tonight.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Flames back in a playoff spot.
Feb 25 , 2015
RCMP Confirm Human Remains Found Near Natuashish
RCMP say the human remains have been taken to Happy Valley-Goose Bay where a post mortem will be conducted tomorrow.
Three Years in Jail for Convicted Armed Robber
Steven Friedrich's mother and grandmother turned him into the police after seeing videos of the robberies which were released by the RCMP.
Accused in Stabbing Takes the Stand at Supreme Court
Inger "Ashley" Tollefsen's case will be in the hands of the jury by tomorrow.
Federal Estimates Show $100M Decrease for Marine Atlantic: MP
NDP MP Ryan Cleary says the numbers translate to an 85 per cent cut.
Nunatsiavut President Disturbed by Lack of Consultation on Voisey's Bay
Sarah Leo says failing to consult with the Nunatsiavut government on any agreement concerning the Voisey's Bay project is in direct violation of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement.
$5-Million Lotto Ticket Unclaimed in Corner Brook
The winning ticket for the lotto 6/49 draw over the weekend was sold in Corner Brook.
NEIA Launches New Website looks to introduce tourism operators to practices and strategies that will enable business to contribute to a green industry.
RNC Gets Creative to Combat Distracted Driving
Parents dropping their children to Holy Family got a surprise this morning when they looked up from their cell phones and saw that the crossing guard was actually an RNC officer.
Ice Conditions Expected to Worsen in Cabot Strait
While vessels have been making crossings despite the conditions, the travel time in some cases has increased by three hours.
Hydro Worker Spends Night in Diesel Station in Black Tickle to Avoid Storm
Jeffrey Keefe works with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro in Black Tickle.
Blustery Weather for West Coast Tonight and Tomorrow
It begins to fall in the southwest this afternoon before spreading to the rest of the western region tonight with about 10-15 cm total through tomorrow.
Adult Massage Parlour Controversy Raising Concerns in Sex Trade
Laura Winters of the Safe Harbour Outreach Program says the spotlight on massage parlours has some workers terrified that they will be 'outed', resulting in serious consequences in their regular lives.
NDP Leadership Candidates Showcased in Province-Wide Debate
Chris Bruce, Mike Goosney and Earle McCurdy are all seeking the party's top job to replace outgoing leader, Lorraine Michael. You can listen to the entire debate here.
As Pre-Trial Begins, Loretta Saunders Vigil to Mark Grim Anniversary
A vigil to mark the anniversary of Saunders' death which was postponed due to weather has been rescheduled for March 6th.
Missing Man Now Suspect in Robert's Arm Break In
Sgt. Pat Dornan of the RCMP says the search for Travis Nippard was called off yesterday after Nippard contacted his family.
Cold Weather, Supply Issues Feeding Gas Prices
The Consumer Group for Fair Gas Prices expects a big increase in diesel, about six and a half cents, as well as close to four cents for heating fuels. Spokesperson George Murphy also expects gas to go up by about 1.5 cents a litre.
Many Working Beyond 65, Finding It Difficult to Retire: Report
A man who gives advice to government on retirement issues says some people find it difficult to give up work, even though they're in a position to retire.
Opposition Looks for Specifics on Vale Compensation Money
Opposition parties will be looking for more details about how government intends to spend $230 million in compensation from Vale as a result of construction delays in Long Harbour.
911 Deal Closer After Davis Steps in to Negotiations
Premier Paul Davis met with St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe late yesterday in an effort to reach a compromise before March 1.
Sex Education Not Just for Kids: MacAulay
Dr. Sarah MacAulay of the Friday Night Sex Show says sex education in schools in this province is ahead of the curve, but that sex education for seniors is becoming just as important an issue.
Former LPN Returns to Court in April
The 45-year-old woman from Salmon Cove was charged with theft of prescription medication and falsifying documents.
'Leadership Can Be Learned': Olympic Kayaker to Students
A man who nearly lost both legs in a workplace accident when his jackhammer hit several power lines says he has learned since his own life-threatening accident that leadership is a skill more people need.
IceCaps Play Pirates Tonight
One point behind Portland in the division

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