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Ross Wiseman leaving politics

Ross Wiseman leaving politics

Announces his retirement tonight in a social event at the White Hills Ski resort, hosted by the Clarenville Area Chamber of Commerce for Premier Paul Davis and members of the PC Cabinet.

Gasping at greed

Updated at 05:03 - A judge in Calgary this week denounced the greed-inspired gambit of two fraudsters and sentenced each of them to a decade in the slammer.

Lawyer Buckingham seeks NDP nod

Lawyer Buckingham seeks NDP nod

Updated on July 30, 2015 - St. John’s lawyer Bob Buckingham is seeking the New Democratic Party Nomination for Virginia Waters–Pleasantville.

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A shout-out to the Tely 10

Updated at 03:33 - It’s that time of year again. Summer, some might ask? No comment. I’m referring to the ever-growing Tely 10, with almost 4,700 entrants this year..

Under the influence

Updated at 03:33 - So, are we winning the war on drunk driving?Some days, you have to wonder. And Wednesday was one of those days, at least as far as...

Screening program will save lives

Updated at 03:33 - The Canadian Cancer Society is very pleased that the provincial Colon Cancer Screening Program has now expanded to the eastern...

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Decision on HST hike in September, Wiseman says

Updated on July 29, 2015 - Finance Minister Ross Wiseman said Wednesday that it’s way too early to make any firm predictions about the government cancelling a two percentage point HST increase, but by September or so, maybe..

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Clamming up

Updated on July 24, 2015 - They are some of the oldest inhabitants on Earth and they’ll be harvested by the most technologically advanced fishing vessel in...

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Getting to hold some gold

Updated on July 30, 2015 - Softball Newfoundland hosted a meet and greet reception at the Re/Max Centre (St. John’s Curling Club) Wednesday night to honour...

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Australia ups the ante

Updated at 03:33 - France, Spain, and Italy vie each year to be the largest wine producers and exporters in the world wine trade. France has held the lead for a long time as the major exporter of fine wines. This is reflected locally, where about a third of the online....

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Never too cold for a dip

Updated at 03:32 - Clearly we offended the weather gods in July. I’m bracing myself for not much summer to speak of, especially with Regatta Day in...

The Belgian beer bible

Updated at 03:33 - These are supposed to be the lazy days of summer, but July didn’t co-operate much in the temperature department. I guess instead of...

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Trinity Bay boys opening for Trooper

Updated on July 30, 2015 - A video of the Newfoundland band Fairgale heading into the St. John’s International Airport to play a piano rendition of Trooper’s “We’re Here for a Good Time” has received attention far and wide..

A getaway for your voice

Updated on July 28, 2015 - Even if you feel like you weren’t born with the gift of a golden voice — even if you’ve been unequivocally told that you haven’t...

From metal to the pedal

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Zoltan Bathory, best known as the guitarist for Five Finger Death Punch, is in Newfoundland this weekend to show off some other,...

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Garden party pose

Updated on July 29, 2015 - Sarah Grace Hoyles, 2, and her nan, Liz Jackson, meet Lieut.-Gov. Frank Fagan and his wife Patricia at the annual Lieut.-Governor's garden party at the Government House grounds on Military Road Wednesday afternoon. - Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram.

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Dream becomes reality

Updated on July 06, 2015 - Danesha Cornish will have plenty of toys and games to play with this summer thanks to The Dream Fund of Newfoundland.

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