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  • Dropping like flies

    Last week alone, the government lost two high-profile members — Justice Minister Terry French and Finance Minister Charlene Johnson — both MHAs ...

  • Longhand vs. laptop: Note-taking 101

    For university students, particularly those fresh out of high school, it’s time to settle on the laptop they’ve got or upgrade to a flashy new ...

  • Kellie Walsh answers 20 Questions

    And this summer, while at the helm of two of St. John’s’ most distinguished choirs — Lady Cove Women’s Choir and Shallaway, Newfoundland and ...

  • Specious arguments of journalistic integrity

    As has been widely circulated, in its Aug. 3-9 edition, the Herald published “The Coming Christian Revolt” by American blogger Matt Barber, an ...

  • A sting with staying power

    Hart left police custody last week after a July 31 Supreme Court decision disallowed key evidence for the Crown — a confession extracted from ...

  • Songs for Newfoundland

    Ones like “I Had a Hat When I Came In,” “Whiskey In the Jar” and “We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar.” Songs whose titles we’re almost embarrassed about ...

  • Growing pains

    Seven schools in the St. John’s area will receive modular classrooms due to population increases on the Avalon Peninsula, where an influx of ...

  • How refreshing not to be nickel and dimed

    “Bring back the change,” someone yelled after me as I walked out the door. I mumbled something unintelligible, hopped in the car and headed out ...

  • What is there to win?

    So the saga continues for RoFo the Incendiary, as merely the presence of he and his brother Doug, the country’s most over-reported celebrity ...

  • Out of sight, out of mind

    In many ways, our reliance on debit and credit now make hard currency relics of a bygone era. Online credit payments and Interac e-transfers have ...