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Oct 31 , 2014
Armed Robbery at St. John's Bank
A man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash after an armed robbery at a bank in St. John's.
Six Patients Treated for C. Difficile at St. John's Hospital
Eastern Health says once it became aware of the cases, it enacted proper procedures to prevent its spread.
Manning Defends Character, Responds to Critics
The unelected Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Judy Manning says she's being personally attacked.
Wet Weekend in the Forecast
Environment Canada is urging residents to pay attention to the weekend forecasts as an area of rain moves into the island on Saturday and drops as much as 20 mm.
Pheasant Spotted in St. John's
Conservation officers were called to the Quidi Vidi Road area yesterday afternoon after receiving calls of a male pheasant strutting around in the area.
New Equipment for Marble Mountain Arrives
On site today, crews unloaded a 3.2 km long, 50,000 lbs haul cable for the new 'Lightning Express' chair lift.
Driver Arrested for False Plate
A 23-year-old man is facing a number of charges after an unusual traffic stop in Labrador City late last week.
Councillor Wants Medians Enforced to Prevent Panhandling
Art Puddister says those begging for food and money at busy intersections like Thorburn Road and Columbus Drive, or those that frequent Kelsey Drive, are a safety hazard.
Man Charged after Allegedly Grabbing for Officer's Weapon
64-year-old Robert Barrett made a brief court appearance this morning.
Accused Arsonist to Return for Pleas Next Month
Jenelle Coughlan appeared briefly at provincial court this morning.
Ageism and Demographic Shift a Topic at Seniors' Conference
By 2021, almost a quarter of the province will be over 65, a demographic shift that sets the tone for the seniors' conference taking place at St. Patrick's Mercy Home this week.
Gonzaga School Reopens after Security Threat
Students have now returned to class.
Change Islands Residents to Protest Wharf Condition
Chair of the Change Islands Harbour Authority, Weldon Pennell, says the condition of the structure is so poor it actually moves.
Corner Brook Group Home Moving after Complaints
It's the latest in a series of issues involving Blue Sky in recent months.
New Charges for Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor
Christopher Ford Butt appeared briefly at provincial court yesterday afternoon to face the new charges.
Eastern Health Conducting Ebola Preparedness Exercise
While the risk of the disease being contracted by someone in this province remains low, officials have been preaching safety.
Voter Turnout Up in CBS Advance Polls
587 people cast ballots yesterday. That's up significantly from 2011 when 429 turned out for the advance poll in the general election.
Gas Continues to Drop, Down Three Cents
Furnace oil and diesel are down by almost a cent.
Provincial Deficit Far Less than Forecast
The province's audited financial statements show the deficit at $388.6 million; that's down significantly from the forecast deficit of $563.8 million.
Government Declines Comment after Group Home Permit Revoked
The town of Grand Falls-Windsor voted this week to revoke Blue Sky's permit to operate in the town after just four months following a litany of public complaints.
Liberals React to Latest Political Poll
Liberal Leader Dwight Ball says he's pleased with the latest political poll which gives his party a 2-1 lead over the governing Tories.
Final Submissions Coming Monday in Pynn-Butler Trial
Sergeant Tom Warren told the jury yesterday that a warrant was issued for Philip Pynn's arrest on the morning of July 11, 2011.
Gathering Place Opens Refurbished $7 Million Facility
The Gathering Place makes lunch for an average of 126 people per day, and redesigned, expanded facility includes a kitchen, laundry room, women's only section, and geothermal heating.
Coast Guard Awards Presented
Thirteen members of the Canadian Coast Guard were honoured with Exemplary Service medals at Government House yesterday.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Giants win World Series.



 
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