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Good Sports July 31, 2015

Has a sports team or group near you done something notable? Here’s your chance to tell Telegram readers all about it. Good Sports spotlights local sports teams, athletes and organizers who have gone that extra mile. If your organization honours someone, or achieves something notable, take a photograph and send it in with caption information and the name of the photographer. Maybe your group selected its athlete of the year, or perhaps the team did something special for a charity.
Send submissions by email to: Sports Editor Robin Short at sports@thetelegram.com (do not send text attachments).

Photograph guidelines
• Photographs must be properly exposed and in focus, in either colour or black and white.
• A full caption, identifying all participants in the photograph, must be provided. Provide as much detail as possible about your group and activity.
• Images should be from a 3 megapixel camera, or send…

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Growing City July 26, 2012

With so many subdivisions, hotels and commercial developments of all kinds proposed or in the works in St. John's, The Telegram decided to collect more information on the list of construction projects and ask how development impacts city residents and local business. Here is some of what we found.

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— Image (c) 2012 Digital Globe; Image (c) 2012GeoEye; (c) 2012 Cnes Spot Image, Data SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GFBCO
Gullbridge Mine Tailings Dam January 15, 2013

The Telegram’s coverage of the failure of the dam holding back waste from the former Gullbridge copper mine was contained in a number of articles. The dam at the mine site, found between South Brook and Badger, broke open on Dec. 17, 2012 and released mine waste into the surrounding environment, threatening the water supply of South Brook.

 

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The tailings dam at the former Gullbridge mine. — Photos by the Department of Natural Resources
Harassment on the hill March 31, 2015

On March 27, The Telegram began reporting on the case of Valerie Penton, who worked in Confederation Building and dealt with sexual harassment from another government employee.

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Local
St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on Elizabeth Avenue and the Confederation Building complex on Prince Philip Drive.
Hebron Public Review Commission sessions November 22, 2011

Developing the capability and capacity of the local oil and gas industry is at the front and centre of the Hebron Public Review Commission as it be­gan sessions Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s. The public meetings are set for three weeks, with presentations from provincially based organizations and individuals. Presentations are expected to also touch on potential negative impacts of the project, environmental protection and precautions for offshore worker safety. The Telegram will have full coverage.

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Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) union president Earle McCurdy (left) speaks with Hebron Public Review Commissioner Miller Ayre prior to making a presentation to the commission Dec. 6, 2011.