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  • Return to the homeland

    Then there was the visit to the orphanage where three of the children on the trip were adopted from by their Newfoundland parents.Lily Roche, ...

  • Time may be right to discuss U.S. seal products ban: minister

    Hutchings, the province’s minister of Municipal and Provincial Affairs, decided to write to Heyman about the U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act ...

  • GAMECHANGERS: Captain off the bridge

    And you’d think that without some kind of sci-fi Star Trek beaming technology, there’s no way a person in control of a large cargo ship on the ...

  • Turning a whale inside out

    You could get blasted with escaping gas, blubber, blood or all three. That’s what Dr. Jack Lawson of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans joked ...

  • Injured man’s court action back on: ruling

    The Newfoundland Supreme Court of Appeal, in a decision filed Tuesday, reinstated Ian Tucker’s legal action against AXA General Insurance that ...

  • Government needs to smarten up: autism society

    A decision as to whether a family can get available supports most often boils down to whether the person suffering from autism has an IQ lower ...

  • Poor road conditions spark protest

    George Sparkes, who grew up in the town, said about 95 per cent of the 100 or so residents blocked traffic — except people going to doctor’s ...

  • Program unfair to autistic children: mother

    Her son Emre, 6, was diagnosed with autism — a neurodevelopmental disorder — last year.And while Emre tries to understand the world around him, ...

  • Shock Gag Pen no joke at school

    It looks like an ordinary pen. But it’s not. Pressing a button emits a mild electrical shock — not enough to render you unconscious as in a James ...

  • Couple fighting eviction

    Since March 1, Michelle Wright and Alec Armstrong were attempting to set up a thrift store at 803 Water St. for their charity, the Compassion ...