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Mar 2 , 2015
Winter Storm Watches in Effect for Island
By the time the snow ends by tomorrow afternoon, some 20-30 cm will have fallen in the west.
Medical Examiner Confirms Recovered Body that of Missing Teen
The Chief Medical Examiner's office has officially confirmed that the body of a young man found on the sea ice last week was that of 17-year-old James Poker.
Sex Offender Expected to Enter Pleas Next Month
Reginald O'Keefe was most recently sentenced to a year in jail in 2012 after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl in 2010.
Access to Information Report Completed, to be Released Tomorrow
The report, which has not yet been made public, consists of two volumes and contains 90 recommendations and draft legislation.
Labrador MP Gets Married in Unique, Outdoor Ceremony
Yvonne Jones says getting married in the Labrador outdoors may not be every woman's dream, but it made her wedding day even more memorable and unique.
New Combustion Turbine Installed at Holyrood
The turbine was put in place for reserve power after last year's island-wide power outages.
Voting Irregularities Found in Advance Polls for Liberal Nomination: Candidate
Mark Watton is looking to represent the newly named federal riding of Long Range Mountains.
No More Cardiologist Visits to St. Clare's Hospital
Chief of Cardiology, Dr. Sean Connors, says the 'minor' processing change will improve wait times for patients.
Local Man Stung by Scorpion on Plane in South America
A St. John's man is lucky to be alive after being stung by a scorpion while travelling in South America. Adam Young shared his story on Facebook.
Writer on Obesity was 'Offensive' But Not Wrong: Nutritionist
A St. John's based nutritionist is not surprised by a Norwegian author's description of people in Newfoundland being some of the fattest he has ever seen.
Alcohol a Factor in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Stabbing
A 22-year-old woman was sent to hospital with non life-threatening injuries early yesterday morning. She was stabbed by a 25-year-old man known to her at a home on Hamilton River Road.
Measures Taken to Limit Disturbance to Red Wine Caribou Herd
The provincial government is taking steps to ensure minimal disturbance to the remaining animals in Labrador's Red Wine caribou herd.
New Law on Reporting Suspicious Wounds in Effect
Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the last provinces in the country to enact legislation that ensures people working in the health care sector inform police when someone shows up with knife or gunshot wounds that are not accidental in nature.
Port Blandford Man Found Alive After Night Lost in Woods
A 45-year-old man from Port Blandford is being treated in hospital for hypothermia after spending an unexpected night in the woods.
Cuckold's Cove Rescue a Reminder to Stay Safe When Hiking
Shift Superintendent Robert Fowler with the St. John's Regional Fire Department recommends letting people know where you're going, and take a cell phone as a hiker who called for help from Cuckold's Cove on the weekend had done.
RCMP Kept Busy with High Speeds and Cell Phones
With better weather and good road conditions, Constable Mark MacDonald says speeds were up and motorists are also using their cell phones.
Corner Brook Ready for Full 911 Service: Pender
Corner Brook is currently handling calls for all areas outside the northeast Avalon while St. John's Regional Fire Department continues to service metro. Under the new plan, Corner Brook will answer all calls originating from west of Goobies.
Cold and Snow Weather Records Topple in February
Environment Canada says the west coast experienced its second snowiest February ever. In Labrador the extreme cold broke 50 year old records in some cases.
St. John's Adding Electric Vehicles to City Fleet
City Councillor Dave Lane says Green Rock EVS, a local company, recently received a provincial subsidy from the province's Green Fund, which will go toward the installation of five public and two private charging stations.
Central NL Recycling Begins Today
Sort-it Central covers the region between Terra Nova to Buchans and Badger, Twillingate, and Fogo. In total about 70,000 pickups.
Ship Cove's 'Guv' Nor' Tucker Wins Halifax MMA Tournament
28-year-old mixed martial arts fighter Gavin "Guv' Nor" Tucker is the first Newfoundlander ever to take the title in the Extreme Cage Combat event.
Klingberg Traded to the Rangers
IceCaps split on the weekend.
Great weekend for Gushue Curling Rink
Sharing top spot with Northern Ontario
Provincial Sports Page
Hockey, Winter Games, Basketball
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Maple Leafs shut out again.
Mar 1 , 2015
Storm Warning Issued for Parts of Province
10-20 cm is expected for most areas.
Residents Upset with Writer's Criticism of NL Obesity
The article by Norwegian author Karl Knausgaard appeared in the New York Times and the National Post after a trip to the Northern Peninsula and, in particular, an outing at Jungle Jim's Restaurant in St. Anthony.
Eastern Health Implements Change in Policy for Bathing Newborn Babies
Effective today, a new Eastern Health policy dramatically limits interventions for newborn babies immediately after birth.
Man Charged with Assault in Mount Pearl
There were no serious injuries.
Driver Charged with Impaired after Striking Pedestrian
A vehicle-pedestrian accident on Blackmarsh road in St. John's resulted in minor injuries to the person crossing the street.
After 38 Years, Papa's Pier 17 Closing
The restaurant in Churchill Square is closing permanently as a result of decreased sales and clientele.
Premier Davis says Cuts May Affect Economy
He says the province needs to take steps that will have minimal impact on the economy.
Hunting No Threat to Snowshoe Hares
About a million hares are harvested every year.
NL 2-0 at the Brier
Gushue defeats Team Canada
Half of All Cancers are Preventable: Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society says roughly half of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle adjustments.
Province Attends National Round Table on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Manning says she recognizes the importance of breaking the cycle of violence towards aboriginal women and girls.
Feb-U-Hairy Campaign Promotes Cervical Cancer Screening
The annual campaign raises awareness and money to support education and clinical services for cervical screenings at Planned Parenthood.
Gunshot and Stabbing Legislation Becomes Law Today
All non-accidental incidents of gunshots and stabbings must now be reported to police.
Labrador Husky Research Gets Grant
The provincial government has provided a grant to document the breed's history - which could lead to official status.
Proposed Slaughterhouse Open to Comments
K&R Farms is looking to operate a cattle farm at Emerillon Lake.
Brier Bid Committee Continuing to Push for Deposits
The chair of the committee says they have secured 915 deposits to date and adding to the total every day.
IceCaps' Goaltender Steals a Win
Best goaltending performance in team history.
Provincial Sports Page
Cataracts take first game of Herder final.
Saturday's Scores/Sunday's Schedule
Habs blank Toronto
Feb 28 , 2015
Papa's Serves Last Supper
Papa's Pier 17 will serve its last customers tonight.
Scandinavian Writer Criticizes NL Obesity
Norwegian author Karl Knausgaard wrote for the New York Times, "everybody was fat except for the waiter."
Police Looking for Alleged Flasher
An older man exposed himself to a child at the Village Mall.
Man On Temporary Leave Arrested Again
The man was charged following a disturbance in Kilbride.
Search Continues for Missing Girl
17-year-old last seen at the Avalon Mall.
Early Morning Fire in Capital
Firefighters made quick work of the blaze on Queen's Road.



 
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