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• Education Minister Clyde Jackman says work is being done to reduce wait times for learning disability assessments. Jackman says benchmarks for wait times will be put in place and the workload for school guidance counsellors spread out across a district.
• The new loonie is driving the city if St. John’s nuts. It won’t fit in the city’s 1,200 plus parking meters and th cost to replace the meters runs to about $300,000. Coun. Gerry Colbert thinks the Royal Canadian Mint should have worked more closely with municipalities before switching to the new coins.
• The cousin of a man who died in a house fire on Springdale Street last year said the loss hit the family hard. Herbert Escobar was speaking at the sentencing of the youth who intentionally set the fire that killed Carlos Escobar-Melina. The judge is expected to make a final decision on a sentence today.
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