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  • Oil industry, other changes not killing Newfoundland language

    You could sensationalize a story about a linguistics project begun three years ago in Petty Harbour by declaring that our unique way of speaking ...

  • Go out and play

    A request for proposals by the province may seem like child’s play, but experts say children need to be encouraged to do just that — play.The ...

  • Errors found after patient complained

    A complaint from a patient led Central Health to uncover errors in diagnostic testing reports, and while the authority has found six mistakes, ...

  • Store owner outraged at poppy can theft

    In the several decades that Tucker’s Superette in St. John’s has sold Remembrance Day poppies, no one ever touched the donation can — until now. ...

  • Abuse cases could be settled: lawyer

    There’s nothing new for lawyer Greg Stack in evidence suggesting leaders within the Roman Catholic Church in Newfoundland and Labrador were aware ...

  • Hebron crucial to province: report

    The go ahead of the Hebron offshore oil project is crucial to the longterm fiscal health of the province, concludes an economist’s analysis. Wade ...

  • Doctor urges government to make online information system a priority

    A St. John’s doctor says the pro­vincial government hasn’t help­ed physicians come into the 21st century when it comes to electronic records. Dr. ...

  • Pollster questions accuracy of online sampling

    A pollster is questioning the reliability of online polling after some predictions prior to Tuesday’s election were off. “There is a big ...

  • Democracy the winner

    The Liberals held on to Opposition as predicted and the NDP scored second-highest in popular vote, pollster Don Mills noted Wednesday. “That’s ...

  • Rural urban divide

    Most people agree that rural parts of the province are benefiting from the recent economic prosperity, according to a Corporate Research ...