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May 29 , 2015
Torbay Family Wins $1-Million Home
Don Furlong says they have lived in Torbay for a long time, but that is about to change.
Burgers, But No Donuts for This Week's Classic Car Enthusiasts
Every Thursday for over 50 years when the weather is nice, car enthusiasts have gathered at A&W on Kenmount Road. After last week's incident the RNC had a presence last night, but the focus stayed on the cars.
Burin RCMP Investigating Boat Harbour Break In
Police say someone broke into the Midway Lounge Gas Bar and Restaurant in Boat Harbour. There's no immediate word on whether anything was taken.
Public Tips Off RNC on Driver 3X Legal Limit
The 62-year-old man had a blood alcohol level that was three times the legal limit, he was charged with impaired driving, failing the Breathalyzer, driving while prohibited and breach of court orders.
Teens Breaching Court Orders Held Overnight
A busy night for the RNC who arrested two teenagers in separate incidents.
Province Increasing Responsibility of Companies for Oil Spills
Through legislative changes, if approved, offshore operators could be responsible for $1-billion in clean-up costs and damages from an oil spill without proof of fault, it in effect establishes a 'polluter'pays' principle.
St. John's Sees Decline in Recycling
City council is trying to find out why less recycling is being picked up at the curb.
No Final Decision on Health Cuts: Kent
Minister Steve Kent says cuts to health boards have not yet been decided.
Liberals Want Increase to University Blue Zone Tickets
The ticket for parking illegally in a blue zone at MUN is only $20.
Wabush Mines Dust Up in House of Assembly
The dust from the closed mines kept some children indoors last summer,and the Liberals want it fixed.
Studies on Hemophilia in Twillingate to be Featured at Symposium
Twillingate has the highest reported incidence of mild hemophilia A in the world.
Annual Crime Stoppers Police and Peace Officer Award Handed Out Today
Nine members are nominated for this year's award.
Haunted Hike, Mummers Festival Recognized with St. John's Tourism Awards
The most prestigious award went to local storyteller Dale Jarvis.
May 28 , 2015
Threat Forces Lock Down at Mary's Harbour School
A local teenager has been detained and police are interviewing a number of possible witnesses.
Cabot Tower Closed for Repairs
Parks Canada says tower will be closed for six to eight weeks.
Committee Calls for Permanent Cleanup of Manolis L
The Manolis L Citizens' Response Committee is concerned more fuel will leak from the sunken paper carrier.
IceCaps Unveil New Logo
The new logo features the colours of the Montreal Canadiens.
'Arctic Alive' Teaches Children About the North
A huge map of the North was unveiled at the Rooms today to help students better understand it.
Sentencing Next Week for Convicted Arsonist
55-year-old Gary Flynn was convicted of arson with disregard for human life.
Nominations Open for Faces of Mental Illness Campaign
The campaign features five people's experiences living with mental illness
Man Accused of Smuggling Drugs Called to Court
26-year-old Matthew Hubbard was allegedly caught with 23 pounds of marijuana.
Restaurant Raises Money to Stay Open
The Justin Thyme Bean and Bistro in Norris Point is trying to stay open after a string of bad luck.
RNC Investigating Armed Robbery at West End Irving
RNC say an armed man entered a gas station at about 4:15 this morning and demanded certain items.
Driver Charged After CBS Accident
The 24 year old was attempting to turn left onto Peachytown Road from the CBS Highway when his vehicle collided with another vehicle travelling east.
Doctor Warns of Increasing Illness Due to Obesity in Children
A St. John's paediatrician says the Janeway is seeing more and more children suffering with illnesses associated with being overweight and obese.
Gas Up Over Two Cents a Litre
Diesel on the island and propane have both dropped by about half a cent, while diesel in Labrador is virtually unchanged.
Gander Mayor to Motorcycle Gang: Go Away
Claude Elliott is warning renters that the gang is likely looking for a new property to occupy, as they have left their previous space.
23 Year Old Woman Admits Role in Ultramar Robbery
Alesha O'Regan helped Gordon White and Devon Hart hold up an Ultramar gas bar last July.
Alarming Numbers for Increasing Cancer Rates in Province
The Canadian Cancer Society's Matthew Piercey says the average cancer rate within the province is going to increase 70% between 2003-2007 and 2028-2032.
Provincial Parties United in Condemnation of Halibut Quota Cuts
All three parties supported a government private member's resolution yesterday that condemned the halibut quota cut. MHAs are calling on the federal government to reverse the decision.
Few Details on How Liberals Managed to Pay Off $885,000 Debt
The Liberal Party is now debt free after a peak high $885,000 of debt built since 2003, though Leader Dwight Ball is offering little detail on how the funds were paid off.
Education Graduates Seeking Employment Outside the Province
With more teachers in province than jobs, many education graduates are seeking employment outside the province, and outside the country to put their skills to use.
Corner Brook Resident Documents Snowfall in Time-Lapse Video
Stephen Mugford recently posted a 58 second time-lapse video, which began in January, and ended in early May, capturing one frame per hour during that time.
May 27 , 2015
Accused in Major Drug Bust Appealing Bail Decision
Arlen Hodge was arrested in St. John's on May 6th, and bail was denied last week.
Sewing Needle Found in Potatoes Purchased in Corner Brook
The RNC in Corner Brook are investigating another apparent case of potatoes that have been tampered with.
Liberal Party Officially Debt-Free
Leader Dwight Ball is heralding the accomplishment, as he set the goal to eliminate the debt when he took over the party in 2013
Second Inmate Death in Atlantic Region in Recent Months
33-year-old Matthew Hines was found at the prison yesterday in need of medical attention.
Photo of Truck Dumping Sewage Near Exploits Raises Stink Online
The photo has surfaced on both Facebook and Twitter, and residents say they're not happy it appears the town is dumping raw sewage into the Exploits River.
NL Expecting 3,500 New Cancer Cases this Year
The number of new cancer cases in Canada is expected to rise about 40 per cent in the next 15 years.
No Injuries After Car Hydroplanes, Flips on TCH
The vehicle, which was travelling westbound, left the road around 5:40 this morning. The lone occupant of the car was not injured.
Dunphy Shooting Results Delayed, Need for Local Forensics Lab Raised
Right now, forensics evidence is sent to an out of province lab for processing and examination, a process defence lawyer Erin Breen says is lengthy.
Man Sentenced to Year of Probation after Pleading Guilty to Assault
Adulaziz Alshmari lives in St. John's and has a short but related record.
Possibility of Delays and Cancellations as Airport Upgrades Underway
Summer travellers may face flight cancellations, delays, or diversions this summer as the St. John's International Airport implements its Airfield Accessibility and Safety Project.
Province Signs Contract for Harbour Grace Stadium Construction
The multi-purpose facility will include an NHL-size ice surface as well as a community room and kitchen.
Man Wanted on 17 Charges in Edmonton Arrested in St. John's
Alberta police reached out to the RNC this week and as a result, officers arrested a 50-year-old man just after 1:30 yesterday afternoon.
Pair Arrested on Assault Charges in Mount Pearl
An RNC investigation into an incident that happened in Mount Pearl around 11:00 Monday night led to the arrest of two men yesterday.
Wayne Dyer Coming Back to St. John's
Best selling author and motivational speaker Dr. Wayne Dyer will give a presentation on Friday night at Gower St. United Church.
RNC Investigating Two Incidents Involving Corvettes
The RNC say a grey Corvette, involved in an accident at Fieldian Gardens in St. John's early yesterday morning has been reported stolen.
Vale, RCMP Determine Long Harbour Threat to be Harmless
Manager of Corporate Relations at Vale, Bob Carter, says a contractor at the site found a message scrawled on a bathroom stall and alerted officials.
Fisheries Fund is Gone, but CETA Moves Forward with NL Support
The province has been in a long battle with Ottawa over the deal dating back to 2013 when an agreement was signed to give up MPRs in exchange of a joint $400-million fisheries fund.


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