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MusicNL Conference and awards 2013 November 13, 2013

Every year, the province's music industry association, MusicNL, holds its conference and awards gala. It is a weekend of meetings, panels and a whole lot of playing. Performers take part in showcases, songwriters circles and impromptu jam sessions in salons, hotel rooms and even random hallways.

The Telegram is happy to sponsor the conference, and attended the many events. This year, Arts reporter Tara Bradbury headed to Gander to catch the tunes.

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Entertainment
A victim's family speaks November 12, 2013

“We just couldn’t seem to reason with him, and we could not get any help, no matter where we turned — from counsellors, to friends, to police, to lawyers — there was nothing anybody could do.”

Exclusively in The Telegram, the parents of Juliane Hibbs — killed Oct. 15 with her fiancé Vince Dillon by former boyfriend Brian Dawe — speak publicly for the first time about the tragic events that led up to the murder, and how the system failed their daughter and lets victims slip through the cracks.

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Local
Juliane, murdered by an estranged boyfriend on Oct. 15, sits with her father Phillip in this family photo.
Keeping up with OHS November 06, 2013

Employers in Newfoundland and Labrador’s natural resources sectors — mining, oil, energy — are experiencing a steady run of large capital projects that are driving the provincial economy to become one of the top performers in the country. They are doing so with a strong safety record, according to the companies involved and the regulators. That said, the boom times are putting new pressures on employers and workers alike. And while safety is a touchstone for many, it can also easily fall to the wayside without: a proven commitment by workers to continuously follow occupational health and safety regulations, a commitment by employers to provide the required supervision and work environment, and a commitment by government to fund the regulatory agencies tasked with ensuring safe workplaces. To that, The Telegram is taking a closer look at some standing OHS issues and why safety remains, even in the best of times,…

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Business
Navigating Nursing Homes November 02, 2013

Throughout October, The Telegram reported on complaints family members were making about nursing homes in and around St. John's and responses — or sometimes the lack of response — from health care officials.

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Local
Ideally, long-term care homes are homes. It’s where many people will spend their final years of life. That’s why choosing the right place is crucial. — Photo by Thinkstock
20 Questions October 28, 2013

Each week, The Telegram visits a person of note — or one who is surely notable — and puts to them our 20 Questions.

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Living