The problem with the neighbours

The problem with the neighbours

Updated at 05:04 - It would make a startling editorial statement. A homeless man in Toronto, standing on a bench tufted with piles of his belongings, sending a golden arch of urine...

Peter MacKay stepping down

Peter MacKay stepping down

Updated on May 29, 2015 - A source has confirmed with The News that Central Nova MP and Justice Minister Peter MacKay is stepping down.

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‘This is not a pit bull issue’

Updated at 03:02 - The dog sentenced to death for attacking two children isn’t dangerous because it’s a pit bull, a local dog expert said — it’s due...

Working in harmony for the Janeway

Updated on May 29, 2015 - Q: What do you get when you mix a children’s swing band with a Newfoundland folk group? A: An upbeat song that will hopefully...

Waiting for help

Updated on May 29, 2015 - Part 2 in a 2-part seriesOf the myriad barriers faced by homeless and at-risk youth, one of the greatest is access to proper...

‘It’s sort of a dream come true’

Updated on May 29, 2015 - The upcoming production of “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz” is more than just a musical to Julia Halfyard — it’s history in...

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Left for dead

Updated at 03:34 - where is the family that loved and knewwhere sunlight painted a bright designfloors once swept now warped with time— From the poem “Abandoned Houses” by Dolores MonetOn the Northeast Avalon, new houses spring up like jack-in-the-boxes — both....

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CPP announcement just another ploy

Updated at 03:33 - It reeked of desperation: a meaningless announcement designed to fool Canadians into believing the Harper government actually gives...

Cabinet ministers never sleep

Updated at 03:33 - If you’ve ever wondered — and I know you have — whether those hefty salaries you pay government cabinet ministers are well-earned,...

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Co-op working on securing new supplier

Updated on May 27, 2015 - The Lewisporte Area Consumers Co-op is getting a new grocery and gas supplier since Co-op Atlantic is getting out of that part of...

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Sports

Can anyone beat Sean Cleary?

Updated on May 29, 2015 - As the St. John’s Senior Men’s Softball League opens its 58th season Sunday at Lions Park, the question most hitters in the league will be asking themselves is this: how do we beat Sean Cleary?.

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Living

In pursuit of springers

Updated at 03:33 - It’s getting nigh on salmon fishing time again. Scheduled rivers on the island portion of our grand province will open to fly angling on June 1..

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A tale of two plumes

Updated at 03:33 - Saturday morning dawned wet and blustery on the Avalon Peninsula, but spring fever called and I had to go somewhere in search of...

Lunching at the Gypsy Photo

Updated at 03:33 - Gypsy Tea Room   315 Water St.St. John’sPhone 739-4766I suppose you could call this a review of the lounge at the Gypsy...

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Doctoring in Labrador

Updated at 03:34 - Dr. Miles Frankel’s book, “I Want to Know If I Got to Get Married: A Doctor on the Grenfell Mission,” reveals that this British doctor was a compassionate physician as well as a captivating storyteller..

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Aces for pavement

Updated on May 15, 2015 - Anyone whose visited the St. Joseph's Church recently will be aware that the parking lot is badly in need of repairs..

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What's happening this week

Updated on May 14, 2015 - Thursday, May 14° All tickets for both flipper dinners at Wesley Church on May 14 and My 28 are sold out. Wesley very much...

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