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Feb 8 , 2016
Goodbye Grass, Hello Snow
This picture was taken today at Sunshine Camp Beach, but Meteorologist Brian Walsh says It could be under 30 cm of snow by Tuesday.
Teen Charged in Clarenville Stabbing
A 19-year-old male has been charged in connection with an early morning stabbing outside a Clarenville bar.
Armed Robbery in St. John's
It happened on Elizabeth Avenue East.
Woman Charged with Impaired Driving after Hitting Parked Car
The accident happened in St. John's early this morning.
RCMP Release Suspect Photos in Clarke's Beach Pharmacy Robbery
Police say the two entered the store brandishing unspecified weapons and demanding prescription drugs from the clerk.
Island Expecting Stormy Weather Monday Night
It looks like the eastern half, including central, will bear the brunt.
Polar Bear Sightings Farther South Could be New Normal: Minister
A number of polar bears have been spotted in Newfoundland as far south as Fogo Island in recent weeks.
High Winds Knock Out Power for 5,000 Households
Trouble began at 5:30 yesterday morning when a transmission line in the Bonavista area went down.
Exit Realty Not Bankrupt: Owner
Anne Squires says any deposits on houses are 100 per cent secure and agents awaiting commission from the company will be paid.
RCMP Ticketing for Snowmobile Infractions
RCMP on the west coast were out and about yesterday checking up on snowmobilers to ensure all appropriate safety measures were in place,
Meeting with Statoil on Flemish Pass Development on the Horizon
Talks came to an impasse late last year under the previous administration reportedly just before the two sides were set to sign a term sheet on Bay du Nord.
Between Four and 10 Per Cent of Seniors Experience Abuse: NL Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse
It's estimated that between four and 10 per cent of seniors in Canada experience some kind of abuse.
Good Time for Exporting Industry: Export Development Canada
Peter Hall says for many export businesses, the low Canadian dollar means business is good.
IceCaps Fall in OT
Utica wins back-to-back games at Mile One
Provincial Sports Page
Hockey, basketball
Saturday's Scores/Sunday's Schedule
Habs win, Leafs lose.
Feb 6 , 2016
Stormy Weather to Start Weekend
Environment Canada says between 20-30 cm of new snow fell on most parts of the west coast and into central as far as Baie Verte.
5,000 Customers Without Power Earlier Today
Power has since been restored to all but one small area.
Ferries Across The Island Delayed Due To Weather
Strong winds are keeping most ferries tied up.
Armed Robbery in Clarke's Beach
Two suspects held up pharmacy, demanding drugs.
Immediate Tax Relief Not an Option: Deputy Mayor
Members of the St. John's business community gathered yesterday at Rocket Bakery to demand immediate tax relief from council.
Cabin Break-ins at Mahers
Big screen TV and sound bar stolen.
Caribou Decline Worrisome According to Minister
Perry Trimper says despite low numbers, all is not lost for the George River caribou herd.
NL Oil Industry Remains Optimistic
Noia held its annual general meeting in St. John's earlier this week.
Canada Post Securing Better Mail Service to Cartwright
Residents in the community say air service has been sporadic at best.
Government Working on Eliminating Ferry Tariffs
The province had to go outside the country to build two new provincial ferries.
Libraries Not a Municipal Responsibility: Pouch Cove Mayor
He says it's unfair to unload that kind of responsibility onto town councils.
Michael Appalled at Cuts to Province's Library System
The Torbay library may be forced to close at the end of March after government refused to provide funding to continue their lease.
Champion Child's Mom Hopes to Raise Awareness About Asthma
Matthew Verge of Harbour Grace nearly died following a severe asthma attack that sent him to the Janeway.
Tourism Operator Slams Critics
David Boyd says pundits suggesting depopulation of rural communities don't understand their value.
Time to Raise Taxes: MUN Prof
Russell Williams says former Tory government imposed tax cuts that weren't sustainable.
REDress Project Coming to Labrador
A Canada-wide art project that brings attention to missing and murdered aboriginal women is coming to Labrador.
IceCaps no match for Comets
Team donates $20,000 to Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Provincial Sports Page
Lots of hockey action....
Friday's Scores/Saturday's Schedule
Lots of afternoon hockey today
Feb 5 , 2016
RNC Confirm They Have Received Complaint about Exit Realty on the Rock
Officials have been unable to detail what led to the investigation and licence suspension, and RNC say it's far too early in their investigation to provide any further comment at this time.
Boy Who Nearly Died From Asthma Attack Named This Year's Janeway Champion Child
Two years ago, at the age of eight, Matthew Verge suffered a severe asthma attack. He collapsed, and turned blue and had to medevaced to the Janeway in St. John's.
Reformed Drug Smuggler Says It's Time to Legalize Marijuana
Brian O'Dea says it's time for the federal government to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana.
George River Caribou Herd Down 50 Per Cent since 2013
The herd had numbers of up to 700,000 animals in the 1980s.
MHA in Placentia West-Bellevue Discusses Doctor Shortage with Eastern Health
He says it's about working with communities to showcase what they have to offer.
Preliminary Inquiry Begins for Man Who Dragged Police Officer Behind Car
The preliminary inquiry for a man who police say assaulted one of their own concluded this morning at provincial court.
Layman Theft Case Set Over Until Next Week
The 21-year-old was found not criminally responsible last month, after randomly stabbing an 11-year-old boy on a crowded CBS soccer field in 2014.
Woman Gets Car Stuck in Snowbank, Charged with Drunk Driving
A Corner Brook woman had a really bad night.
51-Year-Old Struck by Car on Columbus Drive
A 51-year-old man was struck by a car last night while trying to cross Columbus Drive at Mundy Pond Road.
Harbour Grace RCMP Charge Former Town Employee with Theft
47-year-old Lisa Carroll was hired as the town's Chief Administrative Officer in 2014.
'Unlikely' Muskrat Falls Will Be Halted: Coady
Coady was responding to recent comments from former premier Roger Grimes who suggested under the current fiscal situation, that now might be the time to pull the plug on the multi-billion dollar project.
Child Poverty, Early Learning on the Agenda for Ministers in Edmonton
Minister of Seniors, Wellness, and Social Development Sherry Gambin-Walsh will be in Edmonton today to attend a meeting of ministers.
Eastern Health to Offer Free Walk-In Sexual Health Clinics
Clinics will be offered from February 8th to the 17th.
Provincial Sports Page
Hockey, basketball
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Lots of extra-time games.



 
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