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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.
Sentencing in Crime Spree Case Tomorrow
A 29-year-old woman who went on a crime spree with her former boyfriend last year is scheduled to return to court tomorrow for sentencing.
Full-Day Kindergarten On the Right Track: Whittle
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School Councils says they are optimistic that the implementation of full-day kindergarten is on track, and will be successful if everything proceeds according to plan.



 
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