Province to eliminate 77 teaching units

Province to eliminate 77 teaching units

Updated on April 24, 2015 - The province will be eliminating 77.5 teaching units in the education system this year, as part of the measures to reduce the current provincial budget deficit.

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RNC defends response in case of man found dead

RNC defends response in case of man found dead

Updated on April 25, 2015 - Police didn’t locate the man who was found dead after his pickup truck went off the highway this past week, but that doesn’t mean officers weren’t on the job, an...

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School board applauds police, school actions

Updated on April 24, 2015 - Bronson Collins, assistant director of program (Central) with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) told the Advertiser Friday afternoon...

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Polar bear spotted on Fogo Island

Updated on April 23, 2015 - The RCMP have had confirmed reports of a polar bear on Fogo Island. The bear was spotted in Fogo Centre around 7 p.m. this evening. Although sightings are not uncommon this time of the year, the RCMP would like to remind people to exercise....

Gas prices up in latest PUB report

Updated on April 23, 2015 - The price of gas increased today in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Public Utilities Board (PUB), in its weekly review, set maximum...

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Spring deal raises shrimp prices

Updated on April 23, 2015 - Along with no cuts to the shrimp quota this year, Newfoundland and Labrador fishermen got some more good news  — a blended...

Marking Autism Awareness Day

Updated on April 20, 2015 - World Autism Awareness Day was held on April 2 with a global campaign called " Light it up Blue". The Theme for 2015 was...

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Facing defeat

Updated on April 23, 2015 - With an Allan Cup semifinal loss still fresh in his mind, Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts’ Mike Brent is torn between the loves of his life..

Giving it her all

Updated on April 22, 2015 - It might only be a game to some people, but hockey can be a life- changing experience for others like Jenelle Rogers.

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Death in the low Arctic

Updated on April 22, 2015 - Where icebergs go to die, scientists are going to gather data. The CCGS Amundsen leaves St. John’s harbour today — weather permitting — with representatives from ArcticNet, Statoil Canada, Research and Development Canada and Husky Energy onboard on a....

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New hotel announced for Bay Roberts

Updated on April 22, 2015 - The Mayor of Bay Roberts is pleased a developer is acting on his intention to establish a new hotel in the Conception Bay North...

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PAL returns to Gander

Updated on April 15, 2015 - The international viewing area at Gander International Airport has been a busy place as of late, and this morning it was once again...

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Living

“What do the vehicles look like?”

Updated on April 22, 2015 - Twillingate area correspondent Jim Hildebrand is home now and cluing up questions from Grade 9 students at J.M. Olds Collegiate about his time spent in Panama. We wonder where their next adventure will take Jim and his wife Jane?.

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Philip Robbins showcasing art of a face

Updated on April 22, 2015 - In today’s fast-paced world of selfies and Snapchat, Phil Robbins is encouraging people to take a deeper look at the faces of...

Make sure your woodpile is secure

Updated on April 20, 2015 - With warming temperatures the RCMP is reminding residents to make sure their roadside woodpiles are secure. The melting snow is...

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Opinion

The policeman and us. 

Updated on April 20, 2015 -  On the 4th of April, the media in the United States carried the story of a white policeman shooting to death an unarmed black man in Charleston, South Carolina. Canadians might be forgiven for thinking that this was not world-shaking....

Strikes & Strokes

Updated on April 20, 2015 - A dorm room dare turned into a potential Guinness World Record for some University of Wisconsin-Madison students. On Sunday April...

Spending spree

Updated on April 20, 2015 - It's spring in a federal election year, and the announcements are popping up like early crocuses.From Tuesday: "The Hon. Alice...

The deal with seal

Updated on April 20, 2015 - Inside the provincial corridors of power, there must be more than the usual shaking of heads.Every few years, the provincial...

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Community

Amber wants to be with you!

Updated on April 20, 2015 - Amber is one of the foster cats in the care of Help the Strays Group St. Anthony & Area. She`s looking for her forever home..

And the winner is...

Updated on April 20, 2015 - Glenda Patey was awarded a dog basket from the St. Anthony Dog Park Committee for her Labradoodle Marlee. Patey received the most...

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