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The day the sky fell

The day the sky fell

Updated at 06:11 - Jan. 9, 1956 wasn’t starting out well for Col. Carl Payne. The decorated Second World War fighter pilot was now director of operations with the 6604th Operations Squadron, Northeast Air Command of the U.S. Air Force at Torbay Airport.

No money for LGBT office

No money for LGBT office

Updated at 05:02 - Gay rights advocate Noah Davis-Power says the government is renegging on previous promises.

Local football group scores touchdown

Updated at 05:03 - The first annual Football Newfoundland and Labrador clinic has been termed a “success” by president and technical director Brian Hughes.

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers & Jeers

Updated at 05:03 - Cheers: to wild turnarounds. Pundits are keeping a close eye on what may turn out to be an unthinkable outcome in Tuesday’s provincial election in Alberta....

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Country singer remembers trip to Newfoundland

Updated on May 03, 2015 - As the old joke goes, when you play a country song backwards, you got your partner back, you get your truck back, you get your dog back and so on. When you read Marie Clanton’s memoir about being a country singer, you’ll get to share in a whole lot of....

Highway shut by sink hole

Updated on May 03, 2015 - The RCMP are advising that Route 330 between Musgrave Harbour and Lumsden is closed to traffic due to the fact that there is a...

Medications stolen from pharmacy

Updated on May 03, 2015 - The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is advising the public about some stolen medications after a break and enter into a pharmacy in...

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Wilful ignorance

Updated at 03:33 - What is so absolutely, crushingly disappointing is that this province’s politicians — of all political stripes — were told it was coming.They should have known it was coming..

Archaic thinking on sex report

Updated at 03:33 - I found the premier’s comments on how the release of a report on sexual exploitation could endanger sex workers both puzzling and...

Want to save the church? Move it

Updated on May 02, 2015 - Here we go again for another round of appeals of the decision by the Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s town council to issue a demolition...

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Marlins were tops at Spring Splash

Updated at 03:33 - The Mount Pearl Marlins took the top team award at the St. John’s Legends’ Hickman’s Spring Splash swim meet at the Aquarena over the weekend..

Even coaches need coaching

Updated on May 02, 2015 - Noticed in the Corner Brook paper this week that Steve Angeline is coming back to Newfoundland this summer to head up the baseball...

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Recipes offer tidbits of history

Updated at 03:33 - A 60-year-old soup recipe leaflet appeared at the bottom of a carton some time ago when I returned from an in-home auction here in St. John’s. Hidden under books of considerably greater stature, this leaflet was dog-eared, telling me it had been....

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Love as a global force

Updated on May 03, 2015 - The power of love isn’t limited to personal relationships — it can change the world, says Marianne Williamson.

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New mining sector fees while exploration already in decline

Updated on April 30, 2015 - Mineral exploration is in steep decline in Newfoundland and Labrador, and now everyone in the mining sector — from individual prospectors to producing companies — will have to pay new fees tied to their work..

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Etcetera Week of April 29 – MAY 6

Updated on April 28, 2015 - On TourThe Swinging Belles Launch The More Sheep, Less Sleep Tour. Show time is 2 p.m. at each location, but all are welcome to...

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