'Blood' in banana looks like natural bruising: Sobeys

'Blood' in banana looks like natural bruising: Sobeys

Updated on August 27, 2016 - The blood-red colour in a banana returned to Sobeys on Elizabeth Avenue looks like natural bruising, according to the store’s manager — not actual blood as the customer believed.

Police grads get their badges

Updated on August 27, 2016 - The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was bolstered with 17 new members on Saturday afternoon following the graduation parade and swearing-in ceremony at the MUN...

Suspect lands more jail time

Updated on August 27, 2016 - A man charged in connection with a vicious attack in the Southlands subdivision of St. John’s is back behind bars.

Still in motion, 30 years on

Updated on August 26, 2016 - On Aug. 25, 1986, Rick Hansen arrived in Cape Spear, marking his return to Canada after spending the previous 17 ...

Woman charged with stealing meat

Updated on August 27, 2016 - A woman was charged for stealing meat from a grocery store Friday night, according to a police report.

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Obit posted of missing man

Updated on August 26, 2016 - He’s been missing for two years and he hasn’t officially been declared dead, but Joshua Whalen’s obituary has been posted on a...

Local

Opinion

Editorial: Best guess

Updated on August 27, 2016 - So Wednesday was a big and important announcement. Or else it wasn’t. Maybe it was small. We’ll really only know when we get there. The announcement in question? That there is, supposedly, 25.5 billion barrels of oil in the West Orphan Basin..

Russell Wangersky: Ready for round 2?

Updated on August 27, 2016 - It looks and feels like another kick in the teeth. But maybe, just maybe it’s also an opportunity. At the end of this month, the...

Pam Frampton: In defence of Dunderdale

Updated on August 27, 2016 - “Keep up the good work, if only for a while, if only for the twinkling of a tiny galaxy.” Wislawa Szymborska, Polish poet, Nobel...

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 financial institutions reported better-than-expected third-quarter results..

Pizza in a cone? I’ll bite.

Updated on August 23, 2016 - Co-owners of Kono Pizza in St. John’s, Courtney Brett and Grant Courtney are through their first quarter and ready for more.

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Sports

Pro rugby may be coming to Canada

Updated on August 26, 2016 - The possibility of pro rugby coming to Canada is an intriguing one to the sport, and a prospect that will be discussed amongst Rugby Canada’s board of directors this weekend..

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Athlete of the Week

Updated on August 26, 2016 - Softball pitcher Sean Cleary is The Telegram sports department’s choice as athlete of the week. Cleary helped the Toronto Gators, a...

Good Sports: Atlantic golf champions

Updated on August 25, 2016 - Team Newfoundland and Labrador golfers Nikashantess Penashue (left) and Howard Hansford of St. John’s won the amateur and senior...

Sports

Entertainment

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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Living

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 about having a whole lot of beautiful rocks outside the house and not having the strength to do what I want with them..

Recent bird sightings

Updated on August 27, 2016 - As we roll into fall migration, more interesting bird sightings occur every week.

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News

Study: Harris County, Texas, death penalty cases biased

August 27, 2016 - HOUSTON - A Harvard Law School study reports that racial bias, over-aggressive prosecutions and inadequate representation for poor defendants plagues Harris County's handling of death penalty cases..

News

Community

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 http://www.thetelegram.com/Add-Event and fill in the fields. Your submission will appear on our website until the event takes place. It will also....

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