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  • British rowers looking for support vessel to go as far as Grand Banks

    British rowers who will depart St. John’s in an attempt to row 2,587 miles across the North Atlantic in time for the Olympic Games in London, are ...

  • ‘I’m afraid I’m going to be next’

    As if grieving over Chrissy Pearce’s death wasn’t enough anguish, a St. John’s family has been pleading for help for her drug-addicted ...

  • 'She couldn't get the help she needed'

    Chrissy Pearce cried out for help and should not have died, says St. John's South-Mount Pearl NDP MP Ryan Cleary. "She is dead, dead because she ...

  • 'Booze had her by the throat'

    Chrissy Pearce was stunningly beautiful. Tall, blond hair, blue eyes, a magnetic smile. The kind of woman a stranger might glance at and think ...

  • The straight dope

    In his Torbay home, Mike Dawe slides open an end-table drawer, pulls out a Mason jar and rolls a joint. There are no additives like tobacco. The ...

  • RNC child exploitation unit receives boost

    Budget 2012 added nearly $400,000 to the Internet child exploitation unit at the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Tuesday.The increased ...

  • Seniors get break

    Seniors in the province are getting a break on their vehicle permits and drivers’ licences. And for those older than 65 who like to hunt and ...

  • Jones lauds breast cancer screening announcement

    Although in Opposition, Liberal MHA Yvonne Jones was beaming at Budget 2012 Tuesday.Jones, a breast cancer survivor, was happy the Tory ...

  • No new Waterford for years

    There will not be a new Waterford Hospital for five to seven years, Eastern Health CEO Vickie Kaminski said Tuesday after the province released ...

  • Fringe food

    Its facial expressions looks rather smiley, its wings are expansive and apparently quite tasty, but many people likely know little of the skate ...