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AG Report for year ending March 31, 2010 January 26, 2011

A collection of stories on key issues contained in the latest report from the Auditor General John Noseworthy for the year ending March 31, 2010. The report was released Jan. 26, 2011.

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Auditor General John Noseworthy presented his annual report to House Speaker Roger Fitzgerald Wednesday evening.
Arrow Air — 25 years later December 07, 2010

A quarter century has passed since Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed 73 seconds after it lifted off a Gander runway on Dec. 12, 1985.

Two hundred and fifty-six people died — 248 U.S. soldiers and eight crewmembers.

It remains the deadliest aviation disaster in Canadian history and one of the worst ever faced by the U.S. military.

The Telegram's Steve Bartlett teamed up with his colleagues at The Beacon in Gander for this special report on the Arrow Air crash - 25 years later.

In it, readers will find out what happened on that chilling December morning, and the reaction here and in the United States.

There are stories about the investigations into the crash, articles outlining why some people have never accepted the findings, and a recap of some of the conspiracy theories.

There is also a profile of an inspiring Gander widow and report on a new…

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Bernie Caiger (right), senior research officer with the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada, and Mike Renton, a technician with the NRC, look over the data recorders in Ottawa from an Arrow Air DC-8 that crashed in Gander Dec. 12, 1985. 
— File photo by Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press
Beds or bars April 29, 2014

Telegram court reporter Rosie Mullaley takes an in-depth look at how problems with mental health services mix with the urban housing crunch to help create a mess that ends up in court.

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Behind the scenes with '22 Minutes' December 21, 2011

A frenzy of activity goes into every episode of CBC TV’s long-running show. The Telegram’s Tara Bradbury jumped into the whirlwind that makes up the cast’s upcoming hour-long Christmas special. Bradbury compiled a two-part series.

To view videos of the "22 Minutes" cast in action, CLICK HERE.

To view a slideshow of photos, CLICK HERE.

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Cathy Jones in character as Queen Elizabeth - with corgi, Kyle - delivering her Christmas message— Photo by Tara Bradbury/The Telegram
Bridges cracked and corroded June 25, 2012

Through provincial access to information legislation, The Telegram obtained inspection reports on 731 bridges. They were built as far back as 1925 and as recently as last year, although only 61 of them were built this century. Stories ran in The Telegram print edition June 23, 2012 accompanied by photos and graphics — all now part of this collection.

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The bridge on Harvey Street (Route 70) in Harbour Grace, near the entrance to Riverhead, was built in 1969 and is in quite a dilapidated state. Vehicles are forced to slow down and swerve around the oversized potholes created by missing asphalt. Also, water runoff has severely eroded the earth near the bridge abutments. 
— Photo by Terry Roberts/Transcontinental Media