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Nov 26 , 2014
Premier Showing No Signs of Calling General Election
Paul Davis acknowledges two more byelection losses were 'very disappointing' for government, but says the PCs have a mandate to govern and it will continue to do so.
West Coast Couple Accused of Conspiring to Kill Woman's Brother
58-year-old Robert Pennell of Corner Brook and 54-year-old Imelda Jean Gibson of Pasadena were arrested and charged yesterday after police received a complaint.
More Details Emerge in Allegations against MPs
More details are coming to light about the alleged incidents that led to the suspension of MPs Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti from the Liberal caucus.
Closing Arguments Presented in Stabbing Trial
Stephen Hopkins is accused of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon, following an altercation with Jim Hamilton last June.
Ghomeshi Granted Bail after Court Appearance
Jian Ghomeshi's bail conditions include living with his surety, his mother, and giving up his passport and remaining in Ontario.
Driver of Stolen Vehicle Still at Large
Trinity Conception RCMP say two female passengers have been taken into custody.
Contractor Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges
With 61 prior fraud convictions, and 32 outstanding restitution orders, the Crown described James Dwyer as "a serial predator" who needs to be stopped.
Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Maritime Link
The Maritime Link will carry Muskrat Falls power from the island to Nova Scotia and beyond.
AUS Suspends MUN Basketball Coach for Two More Games
Doug Partridge was suspended this past weekend for one game, after making derogatory comments about a referee.
Island Bracing for First Major Snowfall of Season
Environment Canada Meteorologist Tracey Talbot says there's about to be a lot of snow over central and western Newfoundland.
Seventh Byelection Win Puts Liberal Caucus and PC Cabinet Neck and Neck
The Liberals have won the byelections in Trinity-Bay de Verde and Humber East.
Human Rights Complaints Filed by Three Innu Men Settled
The complaints stemmed from an incident in July of 2007, in which three Innu men from Sheshatshiu, who were attending a training session at the Hamilton Hotel in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, were made to feel unwelcome.
RCMP Seizes Banned Knives from Marystown
Police say switch blades and butterfly knives are prohibited by law.
Charges Laid After Seizure of Cocaine, Meds
Donald Cheeseman was arrested last week in connection with an unrelated investigation. Burin Peninsula RCMP say they learned that he was trafficking drugs at a local bar, where he was located.
Tensions at Wabana Council Prompt Police Appearance
RCMP say there were a few chaotic moments at last night's council meeting on Bell Island.
Mayor Urging Trappers to be Careful after Dog Caught in Snare
Bella, a Lab-Husky, will require surgery for 17 fractured and broken teeth after the animal attempted to free itself from the trap in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
Minister says Dome Delays Won't Impact Muskrat Falls Construction
The Minister of Natural Resources says he has been assured that construction of the Muskrat Falls project will not be delayed because of delays to the dome portion of the build.
Ordeal of Stabbing Victim Inspires Huge Turnout to Give Blood
Many of the people who donated blood had not done so in a very long time, but the clinic, honouring the little boy, moved them to take part in the event.
Lack of Canada Post Food Drive Leaves Association Scrambling
No Canada Post Food Drive this year means the Community Food Sharing Association is left scrambling to try to fill the void just before Christmas.
St. John's Needs to Better Address Heritage Issues: Shannie Duff
Shannie Duff was reacting to council's decision not to have 25 Winter Avenue declared a heritage property. The structure had been identified as being in need of protection 11 years earlier.
Former Minister to Represent HMP Staff Alleged to Have Allowed Riot
Jerome Kennedy and Erin Breen have been retained for the four employees in total, three of whom are in management positions.
IceCaps in Binghamton Tonight
Game time 8:30.
Provincial Sports Page
5th round curling action from Tuesday night at Bally Haly.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Oilers lose seventh in a row.
Nov 25 , 2014
Two Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder
A 58-year-old man from Corner Brook and a 54-year-old woman from Pasadena were arrested after an investigation.
Anti-Fur Online Group Attacking Photo of Woman and Daughter in Seal Fur
An anti-fur Facebook site is using an image of a young mother and her child, decked in seal fur, and taken at the recent Sarah McLachlan concert and it is garnering hundreds of shocking and cruel comments.
First Island-Wide Storm Could be on the Way
Parts of the western half of the island are in for about 10 cm of snow tomorrow night.
NL Woman Struggling to Legally Give Son Medical Marijuana
A Newfoundland woman who is now living in Ottawa says she is being forced to break the law in order to give her 6-year-old son medical marijuana to stop dozens of seizures every day.
Crown Closes Case in 2013 Stabbing
Stephen Hopkins is accused of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon stemming from a stabbing on Frecker Drive in St. John's.
Changes to Child Care Act Being Introduced Today
The new legislation is meant to establish the regulation and licensing of all child care services and agencies in the province the ensure the same quality across the board.
Community Blood Donor Clinic for Stabbing Victim
A community blood donor clinic is being held this evening in Paradise to honour the young CBS boy who was injured in a random stabbing back in September.
Annual Purple Ribbon Campaign Launched
Today is the International Day for the elimination of violence against women, and in the province, the first day of the Purple Ribbon campaign.
Teens Facing Charges of Mischief and Assault in Separate Incidents
Two girls, 13 and 16 were charged in separate incidents last night.
Woman in Hospital After Being Struck By Car
Police responded to the vehicle-pedestrian accident on Canada Drive just before midnight.
Labrador Workers Majority in Hiring, Also Firing
Labrador MP Yvonne Jones says that complaints are piling up in her district, and it's not only about hiring.
130 Year Old Victorian Home Denied Heritage Status
Heritage Advisory Committee co-chairs Sandy Hickman and Dave Lane were the only two councillors who voted in favour of the motion, noting the home's age, history, and architectural significance.
Layoffs Begin at Bloom Lake
First it was Wabush Mines and now Cliffs Natural Resources is starting to lay off workers at Bloom Lake mine in Quebec in preparation for shuttering the operation next month.
Group Questions Impartiality of Fracking Review
Simon Jansen of the NL-Fracking Awareness Network says one of the professors on the panel actually has patents on fracking technology.
Permanent Solution to Manolis L Needed: Reid
The Liberals are calling on the province to put more pressure on Ottawa to remove fuel leaking from the sunken Manolis L.
Calls on Government for Control on E-cigarettes
The Federation of School Councils is calling on the provincial government to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. They'd also like to see the use of e-cigarettes banned from areas where smoking is already off-limits.
Cochrane Street United May Transition to Affordable Housing
Cochrane Street United Church is looking to transform part of its property into affordable housing, in an effort to secure the future of the church.
Jerome Kennedy Retained as Lawyer for HMP Employee
In the Legislature today, Government House Leader Darin King confirmed private solicitors had been hired.
IceCaps Goaltender Player of the Week
GAA of under 1.00.
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Raptors have best record in NBA.
Nov 24 , 2014
Breast Cancer Testing Being Conducted by U.S. Lab
ER/PR and HER2 tests being done by a lab in Miami.
Plant Affected by Concerns Over Wharf
Two dozen people are out of work today after Occupational Health and Safety stopped the use of equipment on wharf.
Pouch Cove Without Water Due to Cold
The overnight cold has taken it's toll on the intake system.
Team Effort Saves Man at Hockey Game
Flyers Goalie Patrick O'Brien along with two others performed CPR until emergency crews arrived.
HMP Inmate Hosptialized Twice in Two Days
Sources indicate same inmate tried to harm himself twice at Pen.
Pynn Sentencing to Begin February 18th
Philip Pynn was back in Supreme Court this morning, this time to set a date for sentencing.


 

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