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  • 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 ...

  • Methadone should be last resort: Mary Walsh

    Methadone should be a last choice for treating young addicts, says actress Mary Walsh. Walsh is a member of the provincial health minister’s ...

  • Meet Bell Island's boy wonder

    When Donovan Taplin was five or six years old, his grandmother told him he'd make it big one day. "I don't know what she would say at all because ...

  • ‘It’s a killer drug, man’

    Matthew MacDonald can always get to Day 3 and just once he made it to Day 4, but days 5, 6 and 7 remain an elusive dream.MacDonald, 23, is ...

  • Opposition calls on government to heed report on hospitals

    A national report on hospital performance is disappointing when it comes to this province's acute care facilities, say the NDP and Liberals. "The ...

  • National health info gatherer rates hospitals

    The largest hospital in the province falls below the national performance range for patients who die after major surgery and strokes, according ...