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Sep 2 , 2014
Premier Announces Pension Reform Agreement
Deal reached with number of unions including NAPE, CUPE, IBEW, NLNU and AAHP.
Muskrat Falls Site Shut Down after 'Near Miss' Incident
Nalcor says contractor Astaldi decided to suspend work while a full investigation into the incident is carried out.
Man Shot at by Police at Field House Released
26-year-old Justin Chipman is officially a free man.
Labrador Woman says Brother's Disappearance Appears Forgotten
18-year-old Jake Basto of Hopedale was reported missing from Makkovik August 9th and his sister Heidi says she's frustrated by the fact that her brother seems to have been forgotten.
Missing Man's Mother Pleads to Public to 'Bring Him Home'
The mother of a missing 26-year-old St. John's man has issued a public plea for someone to come forward with information on the whereabouts of her son.
Northern Ranger Delayed Further, Air Service Offered
Nunatsiavut Marine says the engine work has not yet been completed and a timeline for completion hasn't been determine.
Investigation into St. John's Stabbing Concludes
A 36-year-old man was taken to hospital after he was stabbed in the back as the result of a daylight altercation with another man near Ches's on August 22nd.
Woman who Went on Crime Spree Sentenced
Sarah Eisnor was handed a 65 day suspended sentence, but given that she already served 90 days on remand, she has no remaining time left to serve.
Memorial Attracting Diverse Student Body
Thousands of students from across the globe are crowding Memorial's St. John's campus for orientation today.
Minister Responds to Concerns on Outer Ring Road Work
Some people are baffled as to why government would wait until today to start bridge work on the section between Allandale and Team Gushue exits.
'Fruggles' Owner Denied Right to Cat
A woman has been denied the right to her missing cat by a local shelter without explanation.
Teachers to Vote on Tentative Deal
NLTA president Jim Dinn says teachers will get to vote on a tentative deal reached this summer in late September.
RNC Stop Driver with $16,000 in Fines
The 24-year-old has been charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended driver's license and operating a vehicle without insurance.
RNC Recruiting for Cadet Training Program
The program was launched at Memorial University ten years ago, and since that time has had seen 223 cadets successfully graduate.
Newfoundlander Pulls Man from Burning Wreck in Alberta
A Newfoundlander living in Alberta is being hailed as a hero after pulling a man from a burning car just over a week ago.
Outer Ring Delays Expected Due to Repairs
Work will affect primarily the stretch from Allendale to Team Gushue. It is expected to take three to four weeks.
Truck Smashes in to Corner Brook House, RNC Hunt for Driver
There was moderate damage to both the house and the vehicle.
St. John's Sees Surplus Despite Snowclearing Overage
The capital is anticipating an overall surplus of about $3.5 million, even though snowclearing consumed about $3 million more than expected.
Cupids Residents Looking for Answers on Dead Fish
Hundreds of fish and crustaceans washed ashore dead in the area last month. DFO is investigating.
Needles Discovered on Quidi Vidi Walk
A St. John's father says he found more than five needles within just a few yards at Quidi Vidi lake, when he took his young son for a walk yesterday.
St. John's in Talks with Richmond Cottage Owners
The historic home was purchased years ago by a developer who intended to restore the house and divide the surrounding property into twelve separate building lots.
Chris Hadfield Coming to Mile One Centre
Colonel Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space Station, will be making a rare appearance on Monday, November 17th at Mile One Centre.
Winter Storms Here to Stay: Study
Conducted by researchers at MIT, the study says new climate models indicate that the frequency and intensity of snowstorms in the Northern Hemisphere will not diminish.
Nickel Film Festival Holding Outdoor Event in Bannerman
The Nickel Film Festival will hold its third annual Big Bannerman Blowup, a night of movies under the stars.
Hamilton to Play IceCaps for Mary's Cup
Games in Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor and St.John's
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Sep 1 , 2014
Owner says Rescue Group Won't Give Cat Back
Heavenly Creatures is responding to allegations that they won't give back a cat that came into their care.
Musician Overwhelmed by Support after Instruments Stolen
The music community is rallying around the Navigators after the group lost two very expensive guitars, a fiddle and the bows over the weekend.
Record Year for Puffling Patrol Rescues
Marine Conservation Coordinator for CPAWS NL, Leah Mahoney, says they have rescued 819 to date this year.
First Harbourage Festival Deemed a Success by Organizer
Organizer Lorne Loder says about 3,500 people turned out and everyone appeared to have a good time.
St. John's Man Living in Alberta Pulls Man from Burning Car
Gerry Harris was out walking his dogs on August 23 when a speeding car hit a median, flew across the road and rolled almost 100 meters, and came to a rest in flames.
Conception Bay Cabbie Taken for a Ride
A 44-year-old woman was arrested in the Topsail area after skipping on cab fare from Carbonear to Conception Bay South.
Record-Breaking Heat Followed by Record-Breaking Wet
Provincial Airlines Aerospace Meteorologist Brian Walsh says after the warmest July on record, St. John's experienced 20 fewer days below 20 degrees in August, with three times as much rain.
Impaired Driver Stopped After Taking Out Signs
A road check found 150 vehicles with no alcohol related infractions.
Rain Means Hazardous Driving Conditions on ORR
A pickup truck heading east on the Outer Ring Road lost control and slammed into a guard rail this morning.
Trinity Bay Project Can't Find Workers
A community group in Trinity Bay trying to construct a new building says they've even had people turn them down because they don't offer EI stamps.
Hearn Reflects on Tenure as Ireland Ambassador
Former politician Loyola Hearn is no longer our top diplomat in Ireland.
New Study Says NL Labour Laws Among Best in Country
A new report from the Fraser Institute calls Newfoundland and Labrador's labour laws the second best in Canada; but it's not all good news.
WRDC Looks to Open More Doors to Careers for Women
Efforts are being made by the Women in Resource Development Committee to get more Women working in the non-traditional occupations.
Child Care Benefits Increase Today
The Child Care Services Subsidy for children ages 2 and 3 receiving regulated child care services will increase from $30 dollars to $33 dollars per day.
Puffins Doing Great, Gannets, Not So Much
Newfoundland puffins have had an excellent year thanks in part to a very good caplin run this summer, but puffin colonies in other parts of the Atlantic are not faring as well.
Newfoundland Ponies Raised on Mainland Different Than Local Breed
Some purists are raising concerns about the integrity of the Newfoundland pony breed with a larger number of ponies being raised and cared for off the island.
Plastic Bags To Be a Thing of the Past on Fogo
The Shorefast Foundation, in co-operation with Dawe's Store in Seldom and the Town of Fogo Island, has launched the first phase of a new environmental initiative to help save marine life.
Labour Day Celebrations Across Province
Labour groups, unions, and towns have Labour Day celebrations scheduled across the province today.
Labour Day Closures
It's Labour Day and that means that all federal, provincial and municipal offices are shut down for the holiday.
Repairs Prompt Outer Ring Delays
The Department of Transportation says repair work will begin tomorrow on the overpass above Groves Road.
Time for Unions to Remember Victories on Labour Day: Shortall
It's Labour Day and while many view it as just the last long weekend of the summer, for unions it's a time to celebrate their accomplishments over the years.
Man Walks Away From Plane Crash Near Rigolet
The Cessna went down in shallow water around 10:30 am Saturday, about 10 kilometres east of Rigolet.
Repairs Delay Shipping for Northern Ranger
Once back in service, the vessel will operate on a load and go basis until the normal schedule can be resumed.

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