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May 22 , 2015
RNC Investigating Sudden Death in Bauline
Police and emergency crews were called to a home on the main road this morning.
Couple with Four Children Wins $1M
A Mount Pearl mother says she will be extending her maternity leave after she and her husband won a million dollars in Lotto MAX.
New Van for Father of Young Boy with Leukemia
Gus Beck's van, which was parked at Ronald McDonald House last week, was stolen and later found abandoned and torched.
Group One Step Closer to Saving Dog
Lawyer Averill Baker has managed to have a decision to put the dog down temporarily stayed until it can be determined if the dog would benefit from behaviour modification.
Impaired Driver Sent to Hospital After Blowing Over 5.5X Legal Limit
It was one of many impaired drivers pulled over in the metro in the last 48 hours.
Man Sentenced for Drug Possession While in Lockup
Michael Slade had been held in the lockup for 6 days when officers found two ounces of cocaine hidden in his pants.
FFAW Accuses Feds of Playing Politics with Atlantic Halibut Quota Allocations
Union President Keith Sullivan calls it a "disgraceful" attempt by the federal government to hang on to seats in the Maritimes.
Bringing Demasduit Home: Mi'kmaq Chief Works to Repatriate Beothuck Remains
Chief Mis'el Joe of the Conne River Mi'kmaq First Nation Band says he was moved to tears on viewing the remains of two Beothuck which had been put on display in Scotland.
Search and Rescue Lifeboat Station Opens in Burin
Senator Fabian Manning was in Burin today to announce federal funding for small craft harbours projects on the Burin Peninsula and southwest coast.
Malcolm Moss Receives Seabright Volunteer Award
The award was established by the VOCM Cares Foundation to commemorate the contribution of the late Gordon Seabright to the work of the foundation, recognizing the outstanding service of an individual to their community and others.
Social Media Quagmire Can Hinder Investigations: RNC
RNC Constable Steve Curnew says sometimes going to Facebook instead of police can leave investigators sifting though all the information provided to separate legitimate complaints from hearsay, opinion, or speculation.
RNC Locate Missing Driver After Car found on its Side on Highway
The K-9 Unit was brought in to search a nearby wooded area, but the driver, who was not injured, was later located at a house in Corner Brook.
Outer Ring Road to be Cleaned Up Earlier than Usual
It comes after complaints from the city council of St. John's, who called the popular highway an embarrassment.
UK Cluing in to Seal Overpopulation Depleting Cod Stocks
Concerns raised for years in this province regarding the overpopulation of seals and their impact on fish stocks are now being echoed in some parts of the UK.
Curling Man Arrested After Assault
The RNC responded to a disturbance at a home at about 9:30 last night. Police were told a young female had been assaulted by the older resident of the home.
MUN Out $40 Million After Pension Payment Deferred on Top of Cuts
On top of cutting $20-million from Memorial University's operating budget, government has decided this year to defer a $20-million pension payment.
Province Has Empty Long-Term Care Beds While Funding Private Ones
The new long-term care home in Pleasantville opened last September but has yet to operate at full capacity because of a shortage of licensed practical nurses.
CUPW Says Canada Post Seeing Increase in Deliveries as NDP Promises Return of Door-to-Door
The Federal NDP says it will reinstate door-to-door mail delivery if the party forms government in the next election.
Governor General Honours 11 People with Caring Canadian Awards
The Governor General's Caring Canadian Awards were presented to individuals who have made a difference in their communities.
May 21 , 2015
St. Lawrence Man Wins Set for Life
60-year-old Celestine Tarrant decided to take the lump sum of $675,000.
RCMP Stop Driver Going 180 kph on Highway
Constable Dennis Hann says with standing water and other drivers on the road it was all the more dangerous, and there's just no excuse.
14 Months in Jail for Two Men Convicted in HMP Chapel Riot
Calvin Kenny and Jody Clarke had attempted to blame HMP management for the incident, saying they did nothing to prevent it from happening, but Judge Colin Flynn didn't buy that.
Group Trying to Reverse Judge's Decision to Euthanize Dog
Yesterday, a provincial court judge granted an RNC application to destroy a two-year-old pitbull.
RCMP Investigating Theft of Portable Generator
It was taken from a construction site in the Squid Cove Road area.
Poor Planning Cause of Long-Term Care Home Issues: Opposition Parties
Health Minister Steve Kent admits 30 beds are still unavailable, but says a combination of retirements, resignations, and recruitment challenges are to blame for staffing shortages.



 
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