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12 min ago | CBC News

Andrea Pardy warns of Sem Paul Obed's release from prison

Andrea Pardy was attacked by Sem Obed while she was working at a bar in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBC News

Pilot survives plane crash near Rigolet airfield

The Cessna 206 was flying near the Rigolet airfield when the accident happened around 11:00 a.m., with only the pilot on board.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Canada

The News Item

Snydertown church to hold last service

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, one of the oldest churches in Northumberland County, will function as a place of worship for the last time Sunday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Snydertown, PA, Northumberland County, PA

CBC News

More students than homes available for Home Share program

A local service that pairs up students who need a place to live with homeowners who are 50 and older is finding it difficult to keep up with demand.

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Related Topix: Canada

Bury Times

11 children's centre staff to be axed as Bury Council cuts 820,000 from budget

Bury Council has unveiled plans to axe 11 full-time staff from its children's services department to save A 820,000.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, Canada

CBC News

Privacy breach at MUN's School of Social Work

Memorial University says sometime between Aug. 15 and 18, three computers were taken from the School of Social Work.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Retirement homes scheme 'to ease Marlborough traffic'

DEVELOPER McCarthy & Stone says plans to build retirement flats at the site of the Clarke and Rodway Garage in Marlborough will help to ease traffic problems around Granham Hill.

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The Compass

Communication breakdown

Country Ribbon's CEO says it will have a new maintenance building up to code by a deadline imposed by Mount Pearl - but says the company didn't receive any warning from the city.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Compass

One for the morning glory

Bobby O'Donovan reckons he's one of the few people who've ever been pulled over by the police for going too slow on the highway.

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Telegram

CUPE - Ssays outside workers/city reach impasse in negotiations

The Canadian Union of Public Employees says St. John's outside workers - members of CUPE Local 569 - have reached an impasse with the city of St. John's in contract negotiations.

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The Compass

Provincewide 911 available in January: minister

As of New Year's Day 2015, anyone in Newfoundland and Labrador will be able to dial 911 and reach a human being.

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CBC News

Justin Chipman guilty of dangerous driving, not assault on cops

Justin Chipman, 27, was found guilty Friday of dangerous driving, but not the more serious charges of assaulting four police officers.

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Western Star

Scott sentencing on sex charges postponed

John Frederick Scott had his sentencing on numerous charges, including several sex-related offences, postponed when he appeared via video conference in provincial court in Corner Brook on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Labradorian

Ottenheimer would seek seat in Humber East

John Ottenheimer plans to run in Humber East immediately if successful in his quest to become the Progressive Conservative leader.

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National Post

Bitter feud between Newfoundland neighbours has a disputed death...

Snippets of a bitter feud between Newfoundland neighbours were aired in a Corner Brook courtroom this week in a dispute that involved trespassing cats, an alleged death threat and a hard-of-hearing deputy sheriff.

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Telegram

Plans still on track for basic 911 service by December

The provincial government said today it has determined the locations and boundaries of the Public Safety Answering Points for the expansion of Basic 911 service.

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The Compass

Rejection of addictions centre puts women at risk: Teen Challenge

The CEO of a charity that wants to open an addictions rehab centre in St. John's is disappointed that city council has turned it down.

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Telegram

Man pleads guilty to George Street stabbing

A man arrested earlier this year for reportedly stabbing another man on George Street has pleaded guilty to the crime.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Canada

CBC News

Teens hospitalized after Happy Valley-Goose Bay collision

Two teenagers were sent to hospital after their ATV collided with a truck in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Soup it up: New car cleaners shine, with elbow grease

Cleaner Wax and Leather 3-In-1 with Griot's micro fiber-covered sponge. The leather cleaner can also be used on newer clothes and furniture.

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Related Topix: Canada, Tacoma, WA

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