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  • Grandmother mourns death of teen twins in Fort Mac

    Nina Heath learned her grandsons were dead on Facebook. The South Brook, central Newfoundland woman went on William Beck's Facebook site Sunday ...

  • 'Sunny days, you know your place is going to be full'

    Kim Codner wants the sun. And so does everybody else. "It's been cold and wet and miserable," agreed Dianne Codner, as the daughter-mother duo ...

  • ‘It’s not sensible’

    Traffic congestion and haphazard parking related to the Bell Island ferry is causing a whopping headache for some in Portugal Cove.“This goes ...

  • Is it a dog? A person? In Canada, you say?

    London — Bruce MacMillan and Sam Connor guessed that Newfoundland and Labrador is in Canada, but only because they knew they were talking to a ...

  • Direct from Heathrow to home

    Rob Reid’s face sports a day’s growth of stubble and a relieved expression when the boarding call comes for Flight 823. He has a nearly ...

  • The housing slog

    The head of the Stella Burry Foundation admires a family who broke silence over a recent suicide and acknowledges inadequate housing options ...

  • Brave and broken

    When Art Stevenson was growing up in St. John’s during the 1950s and ’60s, most people called the Waterford Hospital “the Mental” — the place to ...

  • The man with the beautiful soul

    Tony Power was a gentle, quiet man and a gifted artist whose death might have been prevented if there were better mental health services in the ...

  • Nurses, personal care home operators unhappy with budget

    In a budget heavy on health care spending, at least two groups were not pleased Tuesday with the provincial government. Health care will cost the ...

  • Energy rebate for all

    Everyone is getting a break on their ballooning heat and electricity bills. The province announced Tuesday an energy rebate equal to the ...