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May 25 , 2015
Corvette Caught on Camera Doing Donuts on Kenmount Road
Several different videos have been posted online showing a red corvette exiting the parking lot of A&W on Kenmount Road, and spinning several times on the busy roadway.
Cause of Death Uncertain in Glovertown Fatality
Glovertown RCMP Sgt. Larry Turner says just after daylight yesterday morning a man was found dead near his overturned ATV, however, it doesn't appear the machine struck anything.
Company Confirms Bomb Threat Received at Bull Arm
According to workers at the site, a note claiming that some sort of explosive device was on the GBS, came in at about 8 p.m. last night.
King and Queen of the Netherlands Visiting St. John's
Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander will be touching down in St. John's before flying overseas.
Representatives from 14 Groups Demand Balanced Fracking Consultations
The NL Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel consists of five men, with consultations solely slated for the west coast - in Stephenville and Corner Brook. As it currently stands, the coalition says three of the five panelists have publicly stated that they are in favour of fracking.
Police Investigate Possible Break in at Newtown Elementary
RNC and the K-9 Unit were on the scene in Mount Pearl this morning as they investigated a possible break and enter at Newtown Elementary on Jackman Drive.
RNC Investigating Accident on Outer Ring Road
RNC say a gray GMC pickup was struck from behind by a gray Honda Civic in the eastbound lane between the Topsail Road and Thorburn Road exits.
Town of Badger Pitches in for Family after House Fire
When the Badger Volunteer Fire Department was called Saturday to a home on Sunset Drive in Badger, they arrived to a house fully engulfed, with flames already shooting from the roof.
APEC Reports Low Oil and Iron Prices Mean Continued Slow Development
Spending in the Maritime provinces are up slightly, but down 9 per cent in this province. Weaker oil prices and the peak of activity at Hebron in 2014 are the reason for the decreases.
High Speed Drivers Keep RCMP Busy
Constable Mark McDonald says despite repeated warnings, some people refuse to obey posted speed limits and are getting big fines.
Council of Canadians says MPRs Just the Tip of CETA Iceberg
Some of CETA's less publicized provisions will cost Newfoundland and Labrador millions of dollars a year, according to Ken Kavanagh of the Council of Canadians.
You Don't Have to be Driving to Get Charged with Impaired
The RNC say a novice driver was pulled over during a routine traffic stop near the Lab City Trailer Court Saturday morning when police learned the accompanying licensed driver was drunk.
Timeline for Solid Waste Management Extended Another 5 Years
A province-wide network of transfer stations and waste recovery facilities should be ready by 2020, but the full-scale organic waste management program has now been extended to 2025 due to fiscal restraint.
New Guinness Record for Painting of St. John's Row Houses Australia
Over the weekend, Adelaide Australia-based company Jellybeanstreet set a new world record for a painting featuring a St. John's style jellybean row house scene.
Yacht Docked in St. John's One of the Most Expensive in the World
The Kamalaya, a luxury yacht docked at St. John's Harbour is set to leave the harbour today or tomorrow.
Crews Hike to Signal Hill Brush Fire
It was a steep climb for fire crews when attempting to reach a brush fire in St. John's.
Suspected Impaired Driving Accident Not What it Seemed
Police responded just after 10:30 last night to a call about a driver who had collided with several vehicles in the Leslie Street area of St. John's.
City Hybrids Perform Well But Council Wants More Info
The city of St. John's says it doesn't have enough data to adequately compare the cost effectiveness of hybrid vehicles.
Council to Vote on Rezoning for Largest Tim Hortons Drive-Thru in City
Council in St. John's will vote tonight to decide whether to rezone an area of Blackmarsh Road to make way for a commercial development featuring the largest Tim Hortons drive-thru in the city.
Cleary Says Fisheries Minister Playing Politics with Halibut Quotas
NDP MP Ryan Cleary says for Gail Shea to take this quota from west coast fisherman on the eve of an election to give to her own riding is ridiculous.
Crews Monitor Area After Robin Hood Bay Fire
A pile of shingles was to blame for a fire at Robin Hood Bay yesterday evening.
Vehicle Fire Spreads to Brush in Branch Before Being Snuffed
The fire on the side of the highway jumped to the surrounding land before fire crews arrived yesterday afternoon.
May 24 , 2015
CETA to Increase Cost of Prescription Drugs: Council of Canadians
Newfoundland and Labrador will be paying millions of dollars in increased costs for pharmaceutical drugs, according to Ken Kavanagh.
Teen Arrested for Two Separate Break and Enters in St. John's
Police say they were called to the scene of one incident shortly after 3 a.m.
Licence Suspended after Driver Caught Drinking in Supermarket Parking Lot
A 40-year-old man has had his vehicle impounded.
Man Charged after Attempted Robbery at Port aux Basques Hospital
The Charles LeGrow Hospital in Port aux Basques went on lockdown for a brief period yesterday after reports of an attempted armed robbery.
Badger Family of Four Homeless after Fire
The blaze broke out yesterday afternoon.
NDP Aims to Keep District Together
Lorraine Michael and George Murphy have made a formal proposal to keep Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi and St. John's East from both being split.
Local Woman Prepares for Cross-Island Walk for Sexual Abuse Awareness
Gemma Hickey is setting out on her Hope Walk on July 2nd.
Ceremony Today to Recognize Historic Victoria Cross Recipient
Thomas Ricketts, a native of Middle Arm, White Bay was born in 1901. When he was just 15 years old, he lied about his age and joined the Newfoundland Regiment, seeing action in Europe.
Heavenly Creatures Appeals for Donations
Melting snow means more abandoned animals, and with that, a shortage of food and supplies for the animals that the charity houses.
Gambo School Recognized for Inclusive Education
The school is the winner of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living's Inclusive Education Award.
Crohn's and Colitis Fundraiser Today
The funds raised at 'Spring for a Cure,' will be presented at the Crohn's and Colitis Gutsy Walk in June.
Woman Taken to Hospital after Collision in Corner Brook
There was considerable damage and the vehicles had to be towed away.
New SOPAC Executive Elected at AGM
The Save Our People Action Committee held its annual general meeting at the Lion's Club in Whitbourne Thursday.
Tickets on Sale for Bishop's College Closing
Chair of the closing committee, Derek Winsor, says they have a huge weekend of events planned for June 25 - 27, and they're hoping to see former students, teachers, and staff take part.
May 23 , 2015
Water Main Break in St. John's
The break affects a large portion of the city, and repairs are estimated to take until 11:00 p.m. to complete.
Passenger Issued Suspension for Drunk Driving
The 32-year-old man was technically in charge of the car, because the driver was operating with a learner's permit.
Loblaws Recalls Potatoes With Metal Inside
The latest in a string of incidents in the Atlantic provinces involves a bag of potatoes in New Brunswick.
Clarenville Co-op Partners With Colemans
The Coleman Group will source all products to the supermarket.
Charges Laid Against HMDC for 2013 Spill
The C-NLOPB has laid charges against Hibernia Management and Development for spills from the Hibernia Platform a year and a half ago.
Boil Water Order on Pilley's Island
The order is due to a water line break.
All Parties Condemn Federal Halibut Changes
The provincial government, Opposition Liberals, and the NDP are all condemning the move as political opportunism.
Fortis Sells Off Some Iconic Structures
Fortis Properties has sold 14 building, 10 in this province, to a Toronto real estate management group.
Residents Upset with Parking Lot Proposal
A developer is planning a 'park n' fly' lot that residents of Radio Range Road say will completely hem them in.
'McMansion' Tax Unlikely Here: City Councillor
Mississauga, Ontario is introducing tax targeted at enormous homes.
Time to Address Increases to CPP: Wiseman
Merv Wiseman says seniors should be allowed to benefit more from CPP.
Advocate Encouraging People to 'Be Heard' on Mental Health
Sheilagh O'Leary wants people to speak up on what they feel needs to happen in the community to help those struggling with mental health issues.
Mi'kmaq Leader Back from Spiritual Journey - to Scotland
Chief Mi'sel Joe visited Inverness where Mi'kmaq foresters worked during WWII and Edinburgh where the remains of two Beothuck are being held.
Hard Hat Drive for Cancer Care
Newfoundland Power says it's hoping to beat last year's fundraising effort.

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