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Jul 29 , 2014
Brief Widespread Outages Caused by Trip at Holyrood
A trip on the Number 3 unit at the Holyrood generating station led to a brief, island-wide power outage this morning.
RNC Identify Body in 'Suspicious' Paradise Death
The RNC has identified a body found yesterday morning in Paradise as 31-year-old Bobby Pitcher, a man well known to police.
Cliffs Natural Resources Voting on Scully Mine
The outcome of a vote held by shareholders of Cliffs Natural Resources is expected within three business days.
Sexual Offender Sentenced
A man convicted of repeated sexual abuse of his two stepdaughters has been sentenced to 40 months in custody.
Multiple Sexual Assault Investigations in Grand Falls-Windsor
Police are currently investigating four separate incidents of sexual assault involving underage girls.
Country Ribbon Workers Ratify New Collective Agreement
NAPE president Carol Furlong says the deal includes hikes in wages and shift premiums, improvements to family leave provisions and enhancements in contract language.
Vigil for Gaza to be Held in St. John's
The death toll in Gaza has risen to 50 Israeli soldiers and 1,030 Palestinians according to a recent UN report.
Young Soldiers Hailed as Heroes
Three soldiers on vacation from CFB Gagetown are being hailed as heroes after pulling a seriously injured woman from a burning pickup truck late Sunday afternoon.
Corner Brook Pedestrian Struck by Truck
An elderly man is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a truck.
New Mount Pearl Recreation Centre Named
The new recreation facility in Mount Pearl will be known as the Summit Centre.
Island Heats up with High Humidity
Environment Canada has issued special weather statements for the next couple of days warning of high humidity.
Additional Charges Handed to Contractor Accused of Fraud
A contractor accused of defrauding his customers has been handed 14 additional charges at provincial court.
Tely 10 Runner Recovering in Hospital
Mark Didham is one of two people who ended up being admitted to hospital in critical condition after overheating during the popular race.
Voices for Choice Rally in St. John's
About 15 supporters took to the street to promote choices for women when it comes to abortions.
Daffodil Place Target of Strange Thefts
Daffodil Place in St. John's is considering increasing lighting outside its premises after being targeted by thieves in a number of recent incidents.
Autopsy Set for Body Pulled from Water
An autopsy is scheduled on the body of a man recovered from the water near Shallow Bay in Gros Morne National Park on the island's west coast.
Scheduling Causing Delays for Bell Island Ferry
With two boats on the run across the Tickle, some people say both crews are taking their lunch breaks at the same time which is causing long line-ups.
Burin RCMP Search for Marine Store Robbers
Burin Peninsula RCMP are looking for the two men responsible for a break-in at Pardy's Recreation and Marine.
Teen Claims First NL Win at Francophone Games
Thirteen-year-old Heidi Dewling took the only medal in the media portion of the leadership competition, after conducting interviews, doing radio announcements and writing articles - all in French.
City In Favour of Decibel Meters for RNC
The RNC has proposed a project that would see at least one officer outfitted with a decibel meter to measure exhaust modifications, but the project hasn't yet been approved.
Some Salmon Rivers Reopen after Rainfall
A few of the Salmon rivers previously closed due to high temperatures have now re-opened in Zones 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11.
RNC Release Video of Kenmount Road Robbery
The RNC have released a video of a July 12th robbery in which a man and woman entered the Ultramar on Kenmount Road, demanding cash and cigarettes before fleeing the scene.
Granter Backs Davis for PC Leader
MHA Vaughn Granter has announced his support for PC leadership candidate Paul Davis.
Pro Choice Rally Today
Voices for Choice will hold a rally today outside the Athena Health Centre on LeMarchant Road to show solidarity with the Morgentaler Clinic in New Brunswick that is closing its doors this week due to lack of funding.
Jewish Group Questions Military Reaction to Hamas
The Director of Communications with the Centre for Israeli and Jewish Affairs, the advocacy group for the Jewish Federations of Canada, is responding to the latest unrest in the Middle East.
Maryland-NL Talk Wind Power
The Secretary of State for Maryland says his state is exploring all alternatives when it comes to energy, and is leaning toward less reliance on fossil fuels.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer, softball, dragracing.
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Jays' bats explode.
Correction: Muskrat Falls
Nalcor was quoted as saying that the Public Utilities Board has determined Muskrat to be the least-cost option for additional power generation when, in fact, Nalcor had said that it was the board's external consultants which made that claim.
Jul 28 , 2014
Four People Charged in Weekend Robbery Make Court Appearance
Four people charged in connection with a robbery on Elizabeth Avenue appeared in provincial court this morning.
Man Injured in Excavator Accident
One man has been sent to hospital after an excavator toppled off of a flatbed this afternoon.
Fatal ATV Crash Near Ferryland
A man has died of head injuries sustained in an ATV accident in the Ferryland area. RCMP say the accident happened early Sunday morning.
Alcohol not to Blame in Port Rexton Crash
The accident happened around 5:30 am yesterday.
Woman Accused of Defrauding Church Pleads Not Guilty
68-year-old Dianne Cody was charged over the winter after the police say she stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the church.
Few Details in St. Mary's Shooting
No arrests have been made as of yet in a shooting in St. Mary's that sent one woman to hospital.
NL Hydro Investigation Morning Power Outage
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro says some customers lost power for a brief period of time this morning after a they experienced a trip on Unit 3 at the the Holyrood generating station.
Fundraisers for Young Man Awaiting Double Lung Transplant
Fundraisers are taking place this week to help the family of a young adult from this province who requires a double lung transplant
Bringing the Great War to Life
A new program offered on Signal Hill by For King and Empire recreates training the Newfoundland Regiment a century after the Great War
Province Signs Agreement with Maryland
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dan Crummell was joined by the Secretary of State of Maryland, John McDonough, for the signing this morning.
Case Set Over for Contractor Charged with Fraud
53-year-old James Dwyer is in custody, and is notorious for offering to do work for people and then ripping them off.
Crime Suppression Team Active in Carbonear
The RCMP-RNC's Crime Suppression Team was out in force on the weekend in Carbonear in an effort to monitor the actions of so-called "one per cent" motorcycle gang members.
Morning Car Fire in Capital City
A car fire this morning sent smoke spewing into the air in a wooded area in the west end of St. John's.
Opposition Unsure About Upper Churchill Spending
To date $4 million has been spent fighting the Upper Churchill contract.
Local Company Sings the Auto Electric
Green Rock hopes to set up charging stations throughout the province for electric cars.
Fewer, Bazeley Take Record-Breaking Tely 10
It was a record-setting year in terms of participation.
Queen's Own Rifles Raising Funds for Botwood Memorial
To mark the 75th anniversary of the posting of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada in Botwood and Gander, an organization is looking to build a memorial site.
No Triple Crown for Regatta
Roebothan McKay Marshall won the women's at the Harbour Grace Regatta and Max Athletics won the men's championship.
Elderly Cyclist Raises Thousands for a Cause
Just shy of his 74th birthday Armin Kluge has finished a cycling tour of Canada.
Crime Spree Leads to Court Appearance Today
Three outlets were robbed: the Subway on Commonwealth Avenue in Mount Pearl, the Tim Horton's on Portugal Cove Road and the Ultramar on Elizabeth Avenue East.
Luke Adam Signs with Buffalo
Newfoundlander back with the Sabres/Americans.



 
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