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Jan 29 , 2015
Search for Missing Snowmobiler Now Recovery Mission
An extensive search for the 79-year-old man has determined he drove into open water and likely drowned.
Stabbing Victim Remains in Hospital with Serious Injuries
The suspect, Eugene Foley, tried to evade police and over the time ended up crashing his vehicle.
SUV Collides with Tanker Carrying Jet Fuel
Three people have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.
$6.1M Raised Through Bell Let's Talk Day
There was a record of over 122-million tweets, texts, calls and shares on Bell Let's Talk Day.
New Charges for Man Sentenced to Five Years in Jail
Eric Squires was convicted of robbing the Marie's Mini Mart on Elizabeth Avenue in December.
New Mobile App Offers Mental Health Supports to Youth
Called "Bridge the gAPP," the free mobile application offers resources for dealing with a range of issues.
Mistaken Point Applies for UNESCO Heritage Status
Located on the southern Avalon Peninsula near Cape Race, Mistaken Point protects the oldest and largest edicaran fossils known anywhere in the world.
Charlie Oliver Launches Solutions-Oriented ThinkNL
A former PC leadership candidate says he's spent the last year coming up with a project to help the province spend less time criticizing policy, and more time coming up with plans to fix it.
Man Found Guilty of Animal Neglect Set to be Sentenced next Month
Ross Martin pleaded guilty to several counts of animal neglect after seven pitbulls were found in an abandoned Chamberlains.
Animal Rights Coalition Calling for Changes to Protection Act
Voice for the Voiceless wants stiffer, and mandatory penalties for those found in violation of the Animal Health and Protection Act.
Blue Puttees Unable to Sail due to Mechanical Issues
When preparing to depart last night, a bearing issue with an engine was discovered.
Abandoned Home Destroyed by Fire
There were no injuries following a fire at an abandoned house in Paradise last night.
Hydro Finds Transmission Line Damage
It appears to be isolated near Chance Cove.
Officer who Fired Shot at Field House Suspect Cleared
The RNC called in the Mounties to investigate Constable Dustin Spurrell's actions shortly after the incident last February.
Steelworkers Union Optimistic about Future of IOC
Spokesperson Heather Bruce-Veitch says employees have been offered a voluntary incentive retirement plan, which will help reduce labour costs quickly.
Felix the Fox Taken to Salmonier Nature Park
The fox won't be released into the wild any time soon.
Hydro Files Application for Rate Decrease
In an application filed with the PUB, Hydro says if approved, most customer classes will see a decrease of approximately 6.3 per cent in March.
Paradise Students May be Bused to St. John's
A proposal is under consideration to bus half of the students at Holy Family to the old School for the Deaf as early as next fall.
JAG Ranked #1 on Travel Site
Trip Advisor says it's number one in St. John's.
Local Acts 'Thrilled' with East Coast Music Award Nominations
Several local acts nominated
Open Line Live from Memorial University
Paddy Daly is going back to the classroom, hosting VOCM Open Line today from MUN.
Gas Prices Rise Today
1.5 cpl increase for gas
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Leafs lose again.
Jan 28 , 2015
Accused Murderer Appears in Court
Raymond Stacey is accused of stabbing Clifford Comerford to death on Jan. 11 in Mount Pearl.
Bail Granted for Man Accused of Robbery
21-year-old Michael Barton was charged with a single count of robbery with violence late yesterday afternoon.
Oil Spill in Mount Pearl
An unknown amount of oil was spilled mid-morning on Moores Drive between the intersections with Schreyer Crescent.
50 Professors and Experts Sign Letter on Bill 42
The academics argue that the partisan motivations should not take precedence over the more accepted and independent practices governing redistribution in modern democracies.
ECMA Nominees Announced
Local musicians will be well-represented when the East Coast Music Awards hit St. John's.
New Survey, Support and Research Vessel Announced
The 80-metre vessel, to be built and operated by Fugro GeoSurveys, will have a crew of 40-50 individuals, based in St. John's.
Department of Transportation, St. John's Facing Big Fines
Both governments were convicted in relation to the death of a worker on the Outer Ring Road in 2011.
Viking Fur Withdraws Application for Mink Farm
The company withdrew its application this week amid controversy as communities on the north side of the TCH and cabin owners off the Argentia Access Road complained loudly.
House Fire in Southlands
Firefighters got the call just before 6:00 a.m.
RNC Reminding Drivers about Rules of Transporting Animals
The young dog Tex was a foster of Beagle Paws at the time of an accident Sunday when he was dragged by a pick-up truck.
Local Performer and Activist Sheds Light on Mental Health
Mary Walsh speaks up for Bell Let's Talk Day.
Chris Bruce to Run for NDP Leadership
Former executive board member has confirmed he will pursue NDP Leadership.
RNC Investigating Possible Assault
RNC found a drunk man in December who may have been involved in a fight
Constantine Denied Bail
Man who turned himself in on Facebook faces several charges.
Officer Acted According to Code when Shot Fired at Field House: RCMP
The officer who shot at a man accused of stealing from vehicles on campus at Memorial University last year has been cleared by the RCMP.
Gas Prices Going Up
Going up by 1.5 cents
Man Convicted of Sexual Assault Granted Appeal
His conviction and 15-month jail sentence have been overturned, and he will now be re-tried at provincial court.
Marine Atlantic Adding Extra Boat to Fleet
The Leif Ericson will assist with a backlog of traffic caused by poor weather conditions.
Two Newfoundland Acts Nominated for Junos
Both nominated for Best Roots and Traditional Album.
Inequality of Wealth, Worst Since Great Depression: MUN Sociologist
The global inequality gap will soon be the widest its been in almost a century, according to a new report by Oxfam.
Maritime Snowstorm Ends Today
The worst of yesterday's storm hit southwestern Nova Scotia and Moncton
Colin Greening Likely Going to AHL
The St.John's left winger has been placed on waivers by Ottawa.
Provincial Sports Page
Canadian Junior Curling playoffs begin this morning in Corner Brook.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
NHL resumes after all-star break.
Jan 27 , 2015
Police Seeking Help to Identify Break and Enter Suspect
RNC in Labrador City are looking for help in identifying the man responsible for a break and enter earlier this month.
St. John's Council Approves Rezoning Despite Complaints
Resident John FitzGerald says the commissioner's report agreed with what the residents have been saying, and that if Councillor Galgay spent more time answering calls from residents and less time tweeting about it he would know that.
Police Investigating December Assault
Police believe a 42-year-old man may have been involved in a fight near Elizabeth Avenue, December 11th.



 
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