Cheers & Jeers

Updated on August 29, 2016 - Cheers: to awkward juxtapositions. First off, let’s just clarify that we are not suggesting there’s anything remotely...

Diamond in the stream

Updated on August 29, 2016 - Two dozen of the games in Canadian senior men’s fastpitch championship beginning Wednesday in St. John’s will be streamed online through www.softballcanada.tv.

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Falun Gong practitioners want justice

Updated on August 29, 2016 - Six Falun Gong practitioners were in St. John’s Monday as part of a countrywide tour to raise awareness of forced organ harvesting...

Rally to bring attention to OD risks

Updated on August 29, 2016 - Arguing national back to school ‘don’t do drugs’ campaigns are out of touch with reality, some local groups are planning to take to...

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Opinion

TED MARKLE: An intervention with the Golf Whisperer

Updated on August 29, 2016 - It was toward the end of a long and humiliating day of golf when I noticed that three quarters of my foursome were discreetly kibitzing. They did this as I whiffed my third attempt to tee off the 17th hole..

Russell Wangersky: Breaking away

Updated on August 29, 2016 - I am deeply discouraged. I realize that’s my problem, not yours. But I’m going to tell you about it anyway.

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Pam Frampton: The age of entitlement

Updated on August 29, 2016 - “However democratic and egalitarian we kid ourselves into thinking society might be, I think that sense of entitlement operates as...

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Taking aim at marine micro plastics

Updated on August 28, 2016 - With the bright blue water of the world’s largest flume tank reflecting back onto her face, Dr. Max Liboiron pauses and savours the...

Opinion

Business

Canadian banks shake off oilpatch fears

Updated on August 25, 2016 - Panic about how the oil price shock could affect the banks’ bottom lines has subsided, as several of the country’s largest...

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Sports

Fastpitch softball: Next up, the senior nationals

Updated on August 28, 2016 - The St. John’s Molson Senior Men’s Softball League played its final pair of games Sunday before taking a break for the 2016 national senior men’s championship, which gets under way Wednesday in St. John’s..

Sports

Entertainment

Review: Anvil — Veni, Vidi, Vici

Updated on August 29, 2016 - Heavy metal fans flocked to Factory in downtown St. John’s Friday, Aug. 26 for a rare opportunity to see Canadian legends, Anvil. With a lengthy list of local openers, the event began at 7 p.m, although the early showtime was no deterrent to local....

The songstress of St. Lawrence

Updated on August 24, 2016 - Phyllis Cavallini is no stranger to the people of St. Lawrence and the surrounding area. Her musical talents and a smile that...

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Review: Anvil — Veni, Vidi, Vici

Updated on August 29, 2016 - Heavy metal fans flocked to Factory in downtown St. John’s Friday, Aug. 26 for a rare opportunity to see Canadian legends, Anvil. With a lengthy list of local openers, the event began at 7 p.m, although the early showtime was no deterrent to local....

Age is only a number, and other jokes

Updated on August 27, 2016 - I really like that quote. I came across it this morning in preparing to write a witty column about aging and my current frustration...

Living

News

2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needy

August 29, 2016 - DURANT, Miss. - Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state.

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Go guide Aug. 25-Sept. 1

Updated on August 24, 2016 - Plug your event Dear Readers,There’s a new way to submit items to Etcetera and the Go Guide.Simply go to...

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