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Apr 19 , 2014
Coleman Responds to Questions About Right to Life Stance
Frank Coleman says he wouldn't impose his beliefs on anyone.
Man Charged with Impaired in Accident
One of two impaired drivers in metro so far this weekend.
Searchers Recover Body of Missing Man
The body of the missing 57-year-old was found in Hawco's Pond near Salmonier Line yesterday afternoon.
Residential Disturbances in Metro
In centre city and Conception Bay South.
Search Called Off for Missing Snowmobiler
Officials have exhausted all avenues of investigation in the search for Tom Newman on the Northern Peninsula.
Last Person Implicated in Operation Battalion Arrested
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit has charged the group with 37 offences after a six month-long wire-tap investigation.
Caller Laments 'Boring' State of Provincial Politics
'Keith' told VOCM Open Line the elecorate needs politicians who inspire them.
John Furlong Laid to Rest Today
Furlong passed away on Wednesday after a short illness at the age of 63.
Funeral Today for Alec Moores
The long time businessman and former muncipal and provincial politician passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94.
'Dear Zachary' Named Among Hardest Films to Watch
The documentary outlines the tragic case surrounding the murders of Andrew Bagby and his young son, Zachary.
The Last Waltz Revisited a Big Success
Musicians and singers gathered Thursday evening before a live and appreciative audience to recreate The Last Waltz, The Band's iconic final concert.
Manufacturing Exhibition will Attract Thousands
The benefits of buying local will be featured at the province's manufacturing exhibition in St. John's one week from today.
Rabbits Make Poor Easter Gifts: Rescue Group
Many pet rabbits end up in shelters because new rabbit owners haven't adequately researched their lifespan and proper care.
Clarenville in Allan Cup Final
Caribous playing Dundas late this afternoon.
IceCaps Whitewash Worcester
Play final regular season game tonight.
Friday's Scores, Saturday's Schedule
Montreal now leads Stanley Cup series 2-0.
Apr 18 , 2014
Body of Missing Ice Fisherman Recovered
After a 48 hour search, the body of the missing 57-year-old was found and identified in Hawco's Pond.
RCMP Calls off Search for Missing Snowmobiler
Police say the Underwater Recovery Team and Long Range Ground Search and Rescue Team have exhausted all avenues of investigation with negative results in finding Tom Newman.
Coleman Responds to Right to Life Questions
Frank Coleman says he would not seek to impose his views on anyone and respects what he calls the 'gift of free will.'
Annual Good Friday Pro-Choice And Pro-Life Advocates Protests
The rally is a tradition dating back 40 years.
Fire Knocked Down in Conception Harbour
Both the Avondale and Conception Harbour fire departments were called out to the fire in the community this afternoon.
Woman Sent to Hospital After 15 Foot Fall
A woman has been sent to hospital to be assessed after an incident on the South Side Road in St. John's this afternoon.
Eighth and Final Person Arrested in Operation Battalion
Patrick Dooley was arrested without incident yesterday evening.
Spring Sunshine not Hanging Around for the Weekend
Provincial Airlines and Aerospace Meteorologist Brian Walsh says a system will move in Saturday, bringing a burst of wintry weather.
Sales Up for Fish and Chips
Abstinence from meat is mandatory for some Catholics on Good Friday, meaning it's become a tradition for many to enjoy a feast of fish and chips on this day.
All-Party Committee Begins Fight with Ottawa on Shrimp Cuts
Keith Hutchings says they understand the need for cuts, but feel that the pain must be shared more equitably.
CRA Charges Local Real Estate Agent
ReMax agent David Norris is accused of evading $55,000 in taxes through false HST claims.
Efforts Underway to Ensure Students not Impacted by Lost Time
The Director of the English School District, Darrin Pike, says students on the Burin Peninsula lost the most days - over 20 - compared to the usual 10-11.
Coleman Ready for Role as Premier
Frank Coleman is now the sole candidate for the PC Party Leadership. The only other candidate, Bill Barry, withdrew from the race early yesterday citing that he felt he was in a no-win situation and the outcome of the race was preordained.
Taxi Committee Working on Changes to Industry
Last weekend, a Co-op taxi driver was assaulted on Heatherton Place in St. John's.
Precautionary Fumigation at MUN Residence
A residence at Memorial University has been given the all-clear after a number of dead bedbugs were discovered in a room at Rothermere House.
St. John's Man Charged for Five Robberies
27-year-old Andrew Carter was arrested yesterday, and after a brief court appearance set a bail hearing for next week.
Harbour Grace Mourning Loss of Alec Moores
The long-time businessman and former municipal and provincial politician passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94.
Major Road Damage on Northern Peninsula
The MHA for the Straits-White Bay North says it's proof once again that adequate infrastructure has to be put in place.
RNC Amping up Blue Zone Parking Patrols
The Constabulary is joining forces with the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities in enforcing blue zone and fire lane parking regulations.
Tender Issued for 140 km of TLH Paving
Transportation and Works Minister Nick McGrath addressed the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Chamber of Commerce yesterday.
Support Helped Throughout Tough Year: Kaetlyn Osmond
Osmond, who was on the team which won a silver medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics, says she had several setbacks when she was getting ready for the Olympics.
Success Stories for Rural Businesses
There are 15 Community Business Development Corporations in Newfoundland and Labrador.
St. John's Middle of the Pack for Inflation
The national rate went up by 1.5 per cent while the rate in St. John's increased by 2.1 per cent.
Thursday's Scores / Friday's Schedule
Apr 17 , 2014
Watermain Break in Goulds
Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 11:45 tonight.
Coleman Stands Alone in PC Leadership Race
VOCM News was first to report this morning that Bill Barry had dropped out. In a letter to the party, Barry conceded that he could not beat Frank Coleman.
Eight People Charged after High-Level Cocaine Investigation
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit has arrested eight people and charged them with 37 offences after a six month-long wire-tap investigation.
Well Known Business Man Alec Moores Passes Away
He was 94.
Real Estate Agent Facing Tax-Related Charges
The CRA says that ReMax agent David Norris evaded $55,000 in taxes through false HST claims.
Man Arrested in Relation to Recent Armed Robberies
Andrew Carter is facing multiple charges of armed robbery, robbery, and disguise with intent.
Celebration of Choice Tomorrow
A rally is being held tomorrow to protest the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic in New Brunswick, and celebrate the pro-choice movement.
Three Men Fined for Wildlife Offences
Two men, from St. John's and CBS, were convicted of illegally possessing four quarters of untagged moose stemming from an investigation last fall into hunting near the Hawke's Hill Reserve.
Washouts from Warm Temps, Snow Melt, and Thawing Grounds
People on the Great Northern Peninsula are stranded today by a major road washout at Portland Creek near Daniel's Harbour.
Bedbugs Detected at MUN Residence
The entire building was inspected and fumigation has taken place as a precautionary measure.



 
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