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  • They will be remembered

    From what Michelin remembers, she and her then five-year-old sister — one of four siblings in the Rigolet house at the time of the Jan. 20, 1993, ...

  • Bridges in worse shape than ever

    “This situation highlights the need for an adequate system of bridge inspection and planning for future bridge rehabilitation and replacement,” ...

  • Woman says SPCA rejected her bid to adopt dog

    “I thought they did a lot of good work, necessary work,” Rebecca Gladney, now in her mid-20s, said of the SPCA “It’s really taken me aback.” ...

  • Man says hemp oil is beating his cancer

    A St. John’s man suffering from prostate cancer that had metastasized is crediting marijuana oil treatment with putting him on the mend.“It makes ...

  • Heart patient implores women not to ignore symptoms

    Cathy Murphy, a nurse and health advocate, now lives in Ottawa. In March 2013, she discovered that she had a 95 per cent blockage in a main ...

  • Federal court sides with Oceanex on Cabot deck shattering

    But the incident occurred years ago when liquid oxygen leaked from a cryogenic tank container on the MV Cabot, causing part of the deck and shell ...

  • Hit with a triple whammy

    “It’s huge. We’re putting in 14- to 16-hour days trying to get people taken care of,” said Craig Langille, owner of Winmar.The calamity of the ...

  • Snowfalls rev up snowblower sales

    “It’s pretty incredible this year.”ATVs with plows are also popular, he said.At Canadian Tire on Elizabeth Avenue, manager Greg Rowsell said he’s ...

  • Top stories of 2013

    The hunt for their killer ended the next morning when Brian Dawe, Hibbs’ former boyfriend, was found in a vehicle in the Anglican cemetery on ...

  • Mountain the dog doing well after surgery

    “Now he’s the bounciest, happiest thing.” Mountain had a cancerous tumour. While getting treatment at the veterinary college in Ontario, it was ...