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  • Mayors don't feel like dancing to budget tune

    Money aimed at municipalities announced in Thursday's budget - what there was of it - was a retread, said Graham Letto, president of ...

  • Eastern Health beefs up security at hospital

    Health Sciences staff will have their ID badges updated with a special code to reach security and they'll be offered whistles after an alarming ...

  • Prayer service honours crew, passengers

    They lined the stairs leading to balconies, filled the church aisles and stood all along the walls, the seats having been filled at least an hour ...

  • 'Everybody knew her, everybody loved her'

    Allison Maher was remembered Monday as a sweet young woman who was taken far too soon. Maher, 26, of Mount Pearl and formerly of Aquaforte, died ...

  • 'That is not an issue'

    Patients affected by the breast cancer testing scandal will be compensated, Eastern Health's acting CEO Louise Jones said Thursday. "There will ...

  • A bitter pill

    Eastern Health bore the brunt of Justice Margaret Cameron's damning report on the botched hormone receptor testing scandal released to the public ...

  • 'You never stop thinking about it'

    Jim Hynes says the best thing about waking up is seeing the ceiling first thing. His voice catches as he describes the possibility of losing the ...

  • 'I've lived it'

    When Margaret Acreman got divorced in the mid-1970s, life took a drastic turn for the mother of two in a time when single-parent families still ...

  • As close as sisters can be

    It's going on five years since Debbie Smith gave part of her liver to her sister, Kathleen Steffans, but she still thinks about how she checked ...

  • News you can use: What the federal budget will mean in your shopping cart

    Seniors Edgar and Dinah Wells are used to budgeting. They raised five kids in the Goulds on a budget and still watch every penny of their pension ...