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  • A Chilling climb

    No matter the risk and the prevailing wisdom against doing something, you can be sure there's someone out there willing to try. This spring, six ...

  • Rogue wave in Middle Cove

    An evening of bonfires and fun on the beach in Middle Cove was disrupted Sunday when a rogue wave washed ashore, taking several people off their ...

  • Positive outlook boosting car sales

    Toyota Plaza had its best sales year ever last year. And this year is looking far better. Car and light truck sales at the dealership are up 29 ...

  • Change is schools' opening theme Teachers' agreement expires today

    With changes underway to improve special needs programs and class sizes, not to mention labour negotiations around the corner, 2008-2009 could ...

  • PM's wife likes Gros Morne play

    The cast of the play "Tempting Providence" had an unexpected high-profile Canadian in its audience two weeks ago. Prime Minister Stephen ...

  • Guns Galore

    If the federal government's numbers are right, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are Canada's most heavily armed citizens, but also its least ...

  • Board adjusts fuel prices

    Drivers will have noticed that the price of gas climbed by more than a cent today. Gasoline prices around the province rose by 1.2 or 1.3 cents ...

  • Harvest may expand Come By Chance refinery

    The owner of the Come By Chance oil refinery says it is considering a $2-billion expansion to its operations. Calgary-based Harvest Energy, ...

  • Quality of care at stake?

    A central Newfoundland doctor thinks Western Health's hiring of a lone obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) at the Stephenville hospital is a ...

  • Nature's wrath

    Thursday was supposed to mark the beginning of Gambo's annual Smallwood Days Festival. It was not to be. Each year's festival features ...