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Sep 17 , 2014
Breen Defends IceCaps Rent Cut
The city of St. John's is defending its decision to to allow St. John's Sports and Entertainment to cut the rent it charges the IceCaps by $700,000.
RNC Unsure if Boyle Street Shooting Targeted
The victim, who remains in hospital, suffered more than one gunshot wound, but police will not say how many times he was shot.
Work Ongoing on Muskrat Powerhouse and Spillway
Crews are working 24/7 and this winter some will work in the comfort of an enclosure now that construction on a 'dome' or integrated cover system is underway.
Burned Dock will be Replaced before Fishing Season: DFO
The floating dock at Southern Harbour and nine vessels were heavily damaged or destroyed by fire early Monday morning.
News Article has Video
Lawyer Charged with Impaired Driving
Police say Brian Wentzell failed the breathalyzer on August 8th.
Workers Voting on Agreement with St. John's Tonight
The capital city's inside workers will vote this evening on their tentative agreement.
Obstetrical Services Resume in Gander
Mothers due to give birth started being diverted to Grand Falls-Windsor last week to allow one of two obstetricians on duty a break.
Liberal Nomination for Bonavista North Today
Two people have come forward for the nomination, Derrick Bragg and Bobby Hancott.
Police Service Puppy in "Training"
Gunner, a police service dog pup acquired earlier this year, has already proved successful in his very first search.
Health and Safety Sector Booming
Huge growth in this province's construction industry is generating demand when it comes to health and safety initiatives.
NHL Pre-season Tickets Going Fast
Games set for next Monday.
Provincial Sports Page
Three Cheers sweeps fastpitch series.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Orioles, Nationals win their division.
Sep 16 , 2014
RNC Confirm Boyle Street Victim Shot More than Once
RNC Constable Steve Curnew says there are no suspects in the shooting.
Investigation Continues into Home Invasion
A 55-year-old woman woke up to find an armed man in her home. He demanded cash from the woman, and when she said she had none, he made her get in her car and take him to an ATM.
St. John's Not Apologizing for IceCaps Subsidy
The subsidy was approved in a private meeting prior to yesterday's council meeting and wasn't revealed until a memo was leaked to the media.
Family of Man who Died in Lockup Looking for Answers
Jim Baker says the autopsy of his 24 year old son, Chesley James Baker was inconclusive.
Labrador Flag Creator says Government Denying Request 'Unreasonable'
Mike Martin says the flag was created more than 40 years ago as a way to protest the Union Jack and commemorate confederation.
Massive Transmission Towers Under Construction at Muskrat Falls
The largest transmission line project in North America will see Labrador power brought to the Soldier's Pond.
Accused Arsonist Remains in Custody
33-year-old Jenelle Coughlan has been in custody since her August 20th arrest.
No Cause Yet for Devastating Southern Harbour Fire
The fire destroyed nine boats at the wharf in Southern Harbour early yesterday morning.
Davis Appoints Former RNC Chief to Run Premier's Office
Joe Browne, former Chief of the RNC, will now be Chief of Staff on the 8th floor at Confederation Building.
Man Pleads Guilty to Breaches
41-year-old Daniel Johnson will now have to serve 30 more days in jail. The 41-year-old was paroled in April after serving two thirds of a two year sentence.
Parsons Wins Port de Grave Liberal Nomination
Former journalist Pam Parsons came out on top in a hard-fought nomination in the district last night which ran into the early morning hours.
Foggy Weather Means Accidents in Metro Overnight
Four people were taken to hospital following three separate accidents in the metro area yesterday evening.
No Apologies from Kent for Davis Support
Kent says he's not a traditional guy, and he felt it was important to let his delegates know what he was doing.
OCEANS'14 Starts Today in St. John's
The trade show at Mile One Stadium is open to the public Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
St. John's Approves Recommendation to Scale Back Audit
The committee says the audit should be adjusted to replace the city's review for the Regional Water System with a review of Windsor Lake first.
City Workers to Be Briefed on Agreement Today
CUPE and the city are not discussing specifics of the deal. However sources have told VOCM News that it includes an 18% pay raise over four years with a $1,000 signing bonus.
Muskrat Crossing Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget
VOCM's Danielle Barron got a tour of the construction site this week where drill holes have been bored in Shoal Cove and Forteau.
Targa Heads to the Burin Today
Racers spent yesterday on the northeast Avalon, and will spend today whipping through northern areas of the Burin Peninsula.
Kaetlyn Osmond Sidelined With Broken Leg
Osmond broke her right leg during practice when she swerved to avoid another skater. She underwent surgery in an Edmonton hospital on Friday.
Diabetes Bike-a-Thon Hopes to Go a Long Way Without Moving
This unique stationary bike-a-thon is in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, with a goal of raising funds and awareness towards finding a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications.
Parlour vs Clinic Confusion Bad for Therapists
She says people are referred to clinics for medical conditions.
Companies Shopping Botwood Port
Exploits Valley Port Authority says it is very optimistic that the port in Botwood can attract more activity now that it has taken over operation of the port from federal authorities.
Open Government Sessions in Corner Brook Today
All members of the public are welcome, and the session will take place at the Glynmill Inn at 7:00 p.m. this evening.
Wolf Tracking Group Watching Island's Population
At least three wolves have been shot and killed on the island since 2008, all of which have been genetically linked to the wolf population in Labrador.
Motorcycle Draw Raises over $21,000 for Breast Cancer
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is delighted by the success of a recent fundraiser.
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Eagles defeat Colts in NFL Monday Night Football.
Sep 15 , 2014
Child Pornography Charges Dropped against Men from Philippines
36-year-old Richard Zaraspe and 24-year-old Jonathan Bagaporo were charged by the Canada Border Services Agency Friday morning.
Fire 'Devastates' Southern Harbour Wharf
Residents of Southern Harbour are calling an overnight fire at the wharf in the community a 'devastating loss'.
Osmond Breaks Leg During Practice
Hopes to be back competing in January.
Political Scientist says Delegate Conventions Likely Thing of the Past
Steve Tomblin says the acrimony generated by, what he calls, a 19th century process is too damaging to political parties.
Extremely Important PCs Win an Upcoming Byelection: Davis
Paul Davis says one of the first things he has to do is look at recent byelections, all of which have been Liberal victories.
New Brunswick Man to be Sentenced for Assault on George Street
23-year-old Corey Leger was picked up on a warrant in August after he failed to show for his sentencing hearing.
Man Shot on Boyle Street Known to Police
There is very little in the way of new information on a shooting incident on Boyle Street in west-end St. John's Saturday evening that sent one man to hospital.
Sexual Violence Awareness Week Focusing on Victim Resources
Nicole Keiley says the Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre focuses on the underlying causes of why perpetrators are committing sexual violence.
CUPE Briefings on Tentative Agreement with St. John's Wednesday
CUPE's Ed White says he's pleased a tentative package has been struck, but he wouldn't say if the union would be recommending it.
IceCaps Ticket Packages on Sale this Week
The packages are being offered as an affordable deal for fans, but can't make it to every home game.
New Lawyer for Accused Serial Sex Offender
Sofyan Boalag fired his previous two lawyers the day his trial was to begin at provincial court.



 
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