Academic, writer Ronald Rompkey dead at 70

Academic, writer Ronald Rompkey dead at 70

Updated at 16:46 - A well-known academic and writer in Newfoundland and Labrador has died.Ronald Rompkey was an English professor for many years at Memorial University and was...

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Two men booked for attempted murder

Updated at 20:35 - Two men will face charges of attempted murder and assault with a weapon in connection to a pair of shooting incidents that happened last fall in St. John’s..

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Man injured in armed robbery

Updated at 15:34 - The RCMP in Springdale is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday evening just outside the town.

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Healy hoping Caps are hungry at home

Updated at 10:38 - It looks as though St. Pat’s Ball Park will be ready to go for the opening games of the Molson provincial senior A baseball final this weekend, and St. John’s Winmar Capitals player-coach Mark Healy is hopeful a return to the Carpasian Road diamond....

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Between a brook and a hard place

Updated at 18:32 - In Western Bay, above Carbonear, there’s a swimming hole called The Overfalls. It’s not easy to find it — until you do. There’s a small sign on a side road and a steep trail down into a bowl below a cliff, right at a spot where Western Bay Brook....

Happy trails

Updated at 03:34 - It should come as no surprise that the kerfuffle over mountain bikes on the East Coast Trail is only a microcosm of a much larger...

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No blame here, just manipulation

Updated at 03:33 - Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) are such suckers. Faced with a choice between nationalism and rationalism, they choose...

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Good beer service is hard to find

Updated at 03:33 - I’d like to talk about a poor beer experience my girlfriend and I had while in Washington, D.C. for a family reunion. There are a...

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Life, love and rock ‘n’ roll Video

Updated at 03:32 - Songwriters write from life — it’s what they do. They draw inspiration from heartache, heartbreak and heart connections and turn it...

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Community Heroes: Husky donates $1 million to Cancer Society

Updated on July 28, 2014 - The Canadian Cancer Society in Newfoundland and Labrador has received a $1-million donation from Husky Energy to expand a critically important cancer prevention program aimed at lowering cancer incidence rates in the province..

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