Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Politics beyond the pale

    Interviewer David Cochrane had asked about NDP Leader Earle McCurdy’s call for a judicial inquiry into the shooting death of Don Dunphy, and ...

  • Back to the Big Apple

    As far back as the mid-1960s, in fact, I was being exposed to the unique energy and non-stop excitement of New York as a mere 14-year old, a time ...

  • Battle brewing in Avalon

    First of all, Judy Manning was finally, and thankfully, sent packing from what many saw as her patronage posting as an unelected member of ...

  • JNF can get you into trouble

    He said he had asked his wife how she would feel about him spending one night, just one night, working the George Street pickup scene as a single ...

  • Right call, wrong call

    Not a great deal, at first glance: Manning a politician, Partridge a basketball coach. Certainly two professions you’d never think to mention in ...

  • McCurdy has a mountain to climb

    Understandably, the party, looking for all the publicity it could generate, and NTV — seeking viewers, as it should, especially since the local ...

  • Journalism is more than ‘just the facts’

    The stereotypes from back then are in evidence: the mayor is fat and bald, defying gravity as his bulky frame sways indelicately on steep steps ...

  • Finance minister delivers a yawn-fest

    It was hard enough to squeeze a weekly supply of eight or nine cases of Dominion Ale, 20 packs of Export A and the rental of a dive out of my ...

  • The Cherry Principle

    The next thing you know, Cherry, the blowhard forever adorned in a style reminiscent of Harlem pimps circa 1972, will be telling his national ...

  • Extra! Extra! A news forecast for 2016

    Danny names namesBy Robyn Reporter The Telegram ST. JOHN’S — Danny Williams has decided to name each building in his mammoth Galway development ...