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Jul 23 , 2014
Man Believed to Have Fallen in Water in Cow Head
RCMP say they received the report of the missing man around 11 p.m. last night.
Search for Missing Man now Recovery Effort
47-year-old Albert Brake of Trout River was last seen entering the water on the beach at Trout River on Sunday.
Woman Convicted of Horrific Child Abuse to be Sentenced in Fall
The 33-year-old woman showed little remorse during her sentencing hearing this morning in Harbour Grace, though many others in the court room wiped away tears as the Crown read her oldest daughter's victim impact statement to the court.
All Outdoor Fires Banned in St. John's
The City of St. John's is extending its existing fire ban to include fires in any outdoor wood burning appliances, as well as consumer fireworks.
Name Released of Man who Died in Boating Accident
72-year-old Gordon Reid of Cambridge Ontario, originally from Bell Island, was home on vacation.
Courtroom Erupts During Hearing in Loretta Saunders Murder Case
Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry are accused of murdering Loretta Saunders in February and leaving her body in the median of the Trans Canada Highway in New Brunswick.
RNC says 2013 Crime Statistics are Positive
The RNC says the violent crime stats in the metro area are up because of three murders that occurred in 2013. There were none in the previous year.
Plaques Unveiled for UNESCO Designated Basque Whaling Station
Three plaques were unveiled this morning, in English, French and Basque.
Witnesses Testify in Trial of Man Shot at by Police
Justin Chipman is accused of assaulting four RNC officers with a vehicle at Memorial University St. John's campus in February.
Talks Underway with Potential Buyer for Wabush Mines
Cliffs says 'constructive dialogue' is underway with MFC Industrial on acquisition of the Scully Mine in Wabush.
Amount of Fish Taken Must be Controlled: Shea
The federal government is not closing the door on adding time to the recreational groundfish fishery.
Mount Pearl Looking to Quadruple Fines for Blue Zone Violations
If the motion passes, anyone caught parking in a blue zone can expect a $400 ticket.
Husky Donates Over One Million to Cancer Society
It's the biggest single donation in the history of the NL chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society.
CBS Investigating Cause of Fire
Mayor Ken McDonald says while it's possible the blaze is linked to a fireworks display, the cause may never be known.
Eastern Health Releases Results of Mental Health Inpatient Survey
Eastern Health says the results of the Experience of Care survey show inpatients expressed average to relatively high levels of satisfaction with some areas, but improvements are needed in others.
Dispute on Water and Sewer for Daniel's Harbour
The community of Daniel's Harbour was recently affected by massive landslides.
Shea Blames Province for Shrimp Quota Cuts
Shea says LIFO will not be changed, and had the province rationalized the processing sector, the impact of the quota reductions would have been limited.
Broken Glass Injures Children on Tanya Beach
Labrador City officials says a crew will be dragging the waters today in an effort to remove any debris.
Hydro Demand Soars with High Temperatures
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro says loads have been consistently around the 300 megawatt range, likely due to the increased use of air conditioners.
Open Flame Ban Continues in Public Parks
Paul Mackey says given the dry conditions, any open flame fire could do major damage to the park.
DFO Closing More Salmon Rivers
Regional Manager with DFO Resource Management, Tony Blanchard, says 63 more salmon rivers will close to angling as of one hour after sunset this evening.
Bill 29 Stymied Liberals: Ball
Liberal Leader Dwight Ball told the ATIPPA Review Committee in St. John's yesterday that 28 of 39 pages of the contract were redacted.
Gas Predicted to Drop, but not By Much
Gas may go down this week by around a half cent per litre.
MUN Looks to Improve Reid Theatre
A series of public consultations began yesterday to discuss what the public wants and needs from the space.
New Deal for Ambulance Operators
Community Ambulance Operators Association president Max Taylor says the agreement should help in recruitment.
Police Seek Witness to Collision
RNC are looking for the driver of a blue Dodge Dakota that may have witnessed a collision on the Manuels Access Road on Tuesday.
Trying to Preserve Rock Wall Built by German POWs
Frank Bartlett of Curling says his family property has a rock wall built by five German sailors who were captured during the First World War.
New Digs for Labrador Business Group
The President says this new centre will enhance regional capacity in tourism and economic development.
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Jul 22 , 2014
Missing Man Last Seen Swimming
A search is underway in Trout River.
More Warm Weather Ahead for August
If temperatures reach over 25 degrees today, then St. John's will match the 1947 record.
Forestry Officials to Resume CBS Battle at Daylight
A fire that had been burning off Thorburn Road in St. John's is now out. Hotspots remain in CBS.
New Obstacle Course Promises to Be Like Nothing Done Before
The Juggernaut, an obstacle course taking place at Clovelly in October, is not affiliated with Mud Immortal.
Warrant Cancelled for Teen Involved in School Lockdown
The boy did not show up for his scheduled court appearance this morning, but his lawyer contacted the court and explained there had been a miscommunication.
Woman Who Drove Drunk Twice in One Day Appears in Court
63-year-old Dianne Bell pleaded guilty to three counts of impaired driving in April.
Ottawa Refuses to Rescind LIFO
Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea was in St. John's today to meet with the all-party committee on fisheries.
Report Released on Fatal Tug Boat Accident off Burgeo
The Western Tugger was towing the barge Arctic Lift I which was carrying a load of steel rebar when the barge capsized in May of 2013.
Privacy Legislation Hearings Continue
Dwight Ball, who has promised to repeal the bill if he becomes Premier, says his party made 130 requests for information over a two year period.
Hydro Responds to Reports of Smoke and Soot at Holyrood Station
Area residents noticed smoke and soot coming from the stacks yesterday, a sight not commonly seen in the summer months.
Tentative Agreement Reached with Community Ambulance Operators
Government expects the agreement will be finalized within the next number of weeks.
Warm Weather Causing Extra Shedding for Dogs
Linda Pike encourages owners to ensure that their pets have easy access to cool surfaces, water, and shade.
High Temps Means Low Water Level for Clarenville
The town is asking residents to refrain from watering lawns during the day and instead do so in the evening from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Outdoor Fires Banned Across Island
Government officials say until conditions are more suitable a ban will remain in place on all outdoor fires on the island.
Simms: No Land Expropriated for Complex
Mayor Simms says the city is using its own land to build affordable housing units for seniors.
NunatuKavut to Celebrate 250th of Historic Treaty
The celebration next year will mark the 250th anniversary of what they call the first and only historic British-Inuit treaty ever made.
Man Accused of Assaulting Cops Launches Defence
26-year-old Justin Chipman was targeted in Operation Hoodwink, an undercover RNC investigation.
Ruby Reveals Ruby Church Restorations
Goulds Historical Society President Winston Ruby says they're about to start repairs to St. Matthew's tower.
Business Boot Camp in St. John's for Soldiers
The program was founded at Memorial University by the students and teachers at Enactus Memorial, and is now a program of the Prince's Charities Canada.
Tely 10 Sets New Registration Record
Some 4,183 people have signed up for the annual road race. The previous registration record was set in 2012 at 3,581 entries.


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