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Aug 28 , 2015
Gas Down Over Six Cents
Consumer Group spokesman George Murphy cites financial turmoil in China as a reason for the lower prices.
Driver Sent to Hospital after Garbage Truck Rollover in Colinet
The driver of the truck has been taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Cabin Fire at Pinchgut Lake
The city of Corner Brook recently put out a policy barring the local fire department from responding to fires outside the city's jurisdiction.
Materials Recovery Facility Opens in Norris Arm
State of the art equipment at central's new Materials Recovery Facility sorts paper, aluminum, metal containers and plastic, keeping those products out of the landfill.
Heavy Equipment Operator is Set for Life
Jonathan Patey says he was shocked when he saw the three umbrellas on his scratch ticket indicating he was the Set for Life grand prize winner.
Backward System Leads to Courts Full of People with Mental Illnesses or Addictions: Lawyer
Erin Breen estimates that 90 per cent of offenders fall in one category or the other. The problem is she says, there's no residential treatment centre in the capital city.
RNC Looking for Missing Man Last Seen in NL 10 Months Ago
The family of 32-year-old Aaron Dragonetti, who live outside the province, reported him missing in November.
Liberals Criticizing P3s While Planning Waterford Replacement with Private Partnership: Premier
The government's plan to increase long term care beds through public-private partnerships has been highly criticized by opposition parties and unions since it was announced in the spring.
McCurdy Not Ruling Out Spending Cuts Given Commodity Prices
Earl McCurdy says a more balanced approach is needed to budgeting, but he admits it will be challenging with no easy solution.
United Way NL Distributes $525,000 to 40 Organizations
In total, 47 projects and programs from across the province received funding from United Way Newfoundland and Labrador, today.
DFO Investigating Massive Tuna Catch
The 710 pound tuna was caught off Bauline with a rod a reel and later sold to local chefs, but the Canadian bluefin tuna fishery is highly controlled.
US Ambassador to Canada Visiting the Province
With this week's visit, Bruce Heyman is completing his goal of visiting each and every province and territory in Canada.
City Estimates $1,000 in Damage to Bowring Park this Week
It's the second time this week the popular park has been struck. Picnic tables were overturned and trash was thrown around.
Black Tickle Forging and Foraging Ahead, Despite Recent Hardships
With the closure of the town's only employer some time ago, and its only gas station closing November 1, Black Tickle residents are still staying put, taking to berry picking and commuting to make ends meet.
Highway Accidents Snarl Eastbound Traffic
Several Accidents have slowed or stopped traffic across the Avalon.
Wright Calls for More Women to Get Involved in Politics After NDP Bid
A failed candidate for the NDP nomination in the federal riding of Avalon says despite her loss, it was well worth the effort.
Smoke Near Terra Nova Just Scheduled Burn
Parks Canada is conducting the burn over the next couple of days near Spruce Pond at the eastern edge of the park.
Fire Crews Make Quick Work of Pleasantville Fire
Just before 7:30 p.m. crews were called to the old Canadian Forces Station Drill Hall & Gymnasium on Charter Ave.
St. John's Removes 25 Tonnes of Garbage from Streets this Summer
The litter crew collected over 1,900 bags of garbage.
Last Push for St. John's Farmer Market Crowdfunding Campaign
Since June, $17,000 has been raised for to help the market move into its new location at the old Metrobus station on Freshwater Road.
Elm Spanworm Returns to St. John's
In recent days, residents have been noting the elm spanworm's return, something city councillor Jonathan Galgay says is unusual this late in the summer.
Local Author Publishes Multimedia Book Online
"Troubles in the Colony" by Dave Roe is a collection of short stories that combines text, audio and other imaginative elements.
IceCaps Sign Former Hawks Pick
Travis Brown to play in St.John's
Provincial Sports Page
NL 2-0 at National Senior Men's Fastpitch
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Blue Jays number five in a row
Aug 26 , 2015
Missing St. John's Man Alive and Well
34-year-old Jonathan Hannaford's father posted on Facebook that his son called him from the airport early this morning.
Gas Predicted to Drop Six Cents Amid Market Turmoil
Financial turmoil in China could have a huge effect on prices at the pump this week.
Joshua Miller's Mother Discouraged after Over Two Years of Son Missing
Joshua Miller has been missing for two and a half years.
MUN Releases Decade of Test Results, Confident in Water Quality
In July, the campus was closed for a short time as a precaution when water samples showed lead levels exceeded that considered safe to drink.
Suspect Photos Released in Theft from Carbonear Mall
The incident took place at the Bell Aliant Kiosk in the TC Square on April 27.
Third Woman in Pizzeria Theft Handed Suspended Sentence and Fine
36-year-old Denise Parsons pleaded guilty at provincial court.
Black Tickle Losing Only Fuel Pumps
Woodward's, which operates the island's only fuel pumps, is shutting that service down as of November 1st.
Buddy's Book Club Visits Easter Seals
Buddy the Puffin made an appearance to host Buddy's Book Club at the St. John's Easter Seals House.
Loonie Down, Stock Markets Still Mixed After Chinese Plunge
Stalled growth in China, the world's second-largest economy, continues to cause havoc on stock markets around the world.
Wild Chase Following Armed Robbery Ends in Another RNC Cruiser Crash
It was a wild scene on the Trans Canada Highway late last night as the RNC caught up with two people following an armed robbery in Topsail.
RNC Looking for Witnesses to Hit and Run in Mount Pearl
Police say a woman was struck while on a crosswalk in the early morning hours of August 8 at the intersection of Park Avenue and Worrell Drive.
Puffin Patrol Discontinuing Public Releases
The team has decided that the birds' best chance for survival is to be released directly on the ocean, which will be carried out by the banding team.
Government Needs to Make NL Attractive for Investment, Development: Employers' Council
After reviewing government's most recent Labour Market Outlook report, the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers' Council Executive Director says he is not surprised by its content.
Memorial University Flags at Half Mast in Honour of Student who Died in Climbing Accident
Jessica McErlean was a Bachelor of Arts student in St. John's.
Two in Hospital After Moose Collision near Black Duck Siding
A vehicle collided with a moose on the west coast early this morning, sending two people to hospital.
RCMP Investigating Vandalism of Stone Jug
Vandals targeted the Stone Jug, an historic building that's been undergoing extensive renovation.
Fentanyl Dangerous, But Not a Large Concern in Province
Constable Dave Emberly of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says stories have been circulating about Fentanyl, but the only known seizure of the drug was in 2012.
Most Students Training for Jobs That Won't Exist in Ten Years: Report
More than half the students currently in post-secondary programs are studying for careers which will no longer exist within a decade, according to a new report.
Baldwin Wins NDP Nomination for Avalon
Jeannie Baldwin will represent the NDP in the district currently held by the previously-Liberal Independent MP Scott Andrews.
Teen Boy Almost Hit with Rock During Maritime Link Blasting
The rock came from blasting operations on the southwest coast associated with ongoing work on the Maritime Link.
Postal Workers Upset about Location of New Mount Pearl Super Mailbox
102 mailboxes were recently installed at the Smallwood Complex.
Hurricanes Playing Senators in Exhibition Game at Mile One
The Carolina Hurricanes will face the Ottawa Senators in an exhibition game at Mile One September 27.
Provincial Sports Page
Nfld begins defense of national senior men's fastpitch title today.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Jays storm back with two runs in the ninth
Aug 25 , 2015
Power Restored after Widespread Outage
Some 7,800 residents of the east coast of the island are without power.


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