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Saturday Jul 19 | Telegram

Province exploring all options around AbitibiBowater paper mill

More than five years after the former AbitibiBowater paper mill in Grand Falls-Windsor produced its last roll of newsprint, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador has the ball rolling for its demolition.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Telegram

Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP searching for stolen van

The 2005 van was stolen from a business on Queensway in Grand Falls-Windsor during the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 15. In a press release issued today, the RCMP say the van sustained significant damage to its front end during the incident.

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CBC News

Jody Hale pleads not guilty to new child luring charge

Jody Hale, who appeared in Grand Falls-Windsor court over the phone on Wednesday, pleaded not guilty to a charge of luring a child under the age of 16 via the internet.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Telegram

Matthew Hornell, Andrew Sneddon to tour Newfoundland

Two instruments and a pack of strings, and Matthew Hornell and Andrew Sneddon have all they need for a tour of the island.

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Western Star

The Next Country Star'

Big Jib Productions has already launched its weekly contests to determine The Next Country Star with regular talent search events in St. John's, Carbonear, Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Telegram

Crowd control

The big luau in the logging town has come and gone for another year. Grand Falls-Windsor's milling days may be over, but organizers can still grind out an exciting show, attracting throngs of rock music fans from all across the island and beyond.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Labradorian

RCMP release traffic stats for Salmon Festival weekend

On the positive side, the RCMP notes there were no fatal or serious injury crashes related to the Grand Falls-Windsor festival.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

CBC News

Smaller crowds but no problems at 2014 Salmon Festival

A shot of the crowd at the 2014 Slamon Festival in Grand Falls-Windsor in the afternoon.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Telegram

Storm warning

Last year, there wasn't enough bottled water to moisten parched throats at the annual Salmon Festival concert in Grand Falls-Windsor.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBC News

Salmon Festival getting final touches ahead of show

Organizers with the 2014 Salmon Festival were busy putting the finishing touches on Centennial Field Friday to finish up preparations for Saturday's concert.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBC News

Salmon Festival 2014 change broadsides charity regatta

The organizers of a charity event in central Newfoundland say they are losing out because of a late date change for the 2014 Salmon Festival.

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Related Topix: Dance, Maroon 5, Pop/Rock, Canada

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Telegram

Drugs seized at traffic checkpoint

The checkpoint was in place on Hamilton River Road last Friday when RCMP officers checked a vehicle shortly after 11:30 p.m. A 38-year-old man from Grand Falls-Windsor and a 24-year-old man from Harbour Main were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance - marijuana in this case.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada

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