Fight over blackballed Avalon Conservative nomination gets uglier

Fight over blackballed Avalon Conservative nomination gets uglier

Updated at 08:10 - The Conservative infighting in the riding of Avalon intensified Thursday, after retired politician and former lieutenant governor John Crosbie accused Senator David Wells of intervening to torpedo the nomination of Crosbie’s son, Ches.

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Fancy some ink?

Fancy some ink?

Updated at 04:32 - If you’ve ever considered getting a tattoo, now might be a good time to take the plunge.

Do one thing well

Updated at 05:02 - Barbecue potlucks are a fabulous way to serve up a banquet without breaking the bank. What I don’t understand is how all the dishes end up being mediocre. If you...

Getting to know Nebbiolo

Updated at 05:02 - The best known red wine grape from Italy is Sangiovese. As the main constituent of Chianti, and under the pseudonym of Brunello for the great wines of Montalcino,...

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Crosbie Industrial wants the NORM

Updated at 03:02 - Crosbie Industrial Services, an EnviroSystems company, is planning to add to its capabilities at its Logy Bay Road industrial site...

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The truth about Atlantic salmon

Updated at 03:32 - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is an elitist mainland/foreign organization that is not the last word in Atlantic salmon conservation, much as they would like us to think otherwise..

Game of Ches

Updated at 06:50 - Ches Crosbie has been rejected as a candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada. No word yet on whether lambs are lying down...

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Banks behaving badly

Updated at 03:32 - I would like to comment on the letter published in your paper on June 9 from Carolyn J. Emerson’s of St. Johns.

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Gaze-ing into the future

Updated on June 30, 2015 - The little garden centre that could in downtown St. John’s, Gaze Seed, has changed hands. The new ownership team includes Peter Byrne, the great-grandson of the original owner E.W. Gaze, who launched the business in 1926..

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Sports

Dominating performances at provincial championships

Updated at 06:38 - Blair Bursey shot a second straight 68 Wednesday, giving him a three-day total of 207 — nine strokes under par — to secure the Royal LePage Adult Championships amateur men’s title at the Humber Valley Resort in Little Rapids..

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Living

What's on? A look at new releases for streaming services

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Heavy TV viewing may not be top of your list now that the weather is warm and the barbecue beckons, but in case you need to get your binge-watch on, here's what's fresh on Netflix Canada, Shomi and CraveTV..

Made in Canada

Updated on June 30, 2015 - Tomorrow is Canada Day. What better way to pay tribute to our country than to learn a little more about the food we produce.

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Rules of the road

Updated on June 30, 2015 - We’ve all seen them. Heck, I was one of them for a couple of years. They are the runners, out in the morning, during lunch, after...

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What's on? A look at new releases for streaming services

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Heavy TV viewing may not be top of your list now that the weather is warm and the barbecue beckons, but in case you need to get your binge-watch on, here's what's fresh on Netflix Canada, Shomi and CraveTV..

Swift to the stage

Updated on June 30, 2015 - She’s the queen of the ear worm — you don’t have to like her, but hear one of her hits on the radio and you’re singing it for days

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Company recognized for support of reservists

Updated on June 28, 2015 - West End Electronics received the award for Most Supportive to Reservists serving in Cadet Organizations Administration and Training Service at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The national award ceremony celebrated the....

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A lesson in perseverance

Updated on June 03, 2015 - Ailish Slaney’s big brown eyes and infectious smile would light up anyone’s life, especially once you hear what the young girl has...

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