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Financial bloodletting at Muskrat Falls appears to have stabilized

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:59:19 EDT


Nalcor Energy CEO Stan Marshall offered a little ointment to those up-in-arms over skyrocketing costs and delays at the Muskrat Falls project.

St. Clare's nurse loses licence for stealing drugs from hospital

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:59:04 EDT


St. Clare's Mercy hospital nurse Amanda Murphy gets a two year licence suspension for "misappropriation of a large quantity of narcotics" from the hospital on three different occasions.

'I was blown away,' says N.L. woman behind praying polar bear picture

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:20:48 EDT


The photographer in Wesleyville behind the praying polar bear picture that is lighting up social media says it's an encounter she'll never forget.

Straits ferry Apollo iced in for Day 5

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:47:22 EDT


There's no relief for people waiting on both sides of the Strait of Belle Isle as onshore wind continues to keep the area's main transportation link grounded at dockside.

SeaRose FPSO has close brush with iceberg in Newfoundland offshore

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:59:11 EDT


Husky Energy is keeping an eye on ice floes off the coast of Newfoundland after an iceberg made a close pass near the SeaRose FPSO Wednesday morning.

N.L. health authorities toe government's 'efficiency' line, brace for budget

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:24:00 EDT


Following the provincial government's directive to 'streamline' management structures and find efficiencies, dozens of managers got pink slips Wednesday as health authorities say they're doing their part to help the province's finances.

500 claims later, damage cleanup pros get ready for next storm

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:09:00 EDT


On Side Restoration in St. John's is ready to see what kind of mess this week's winter storm will bring — after dealing with hundreds of claims from March's wind storm.

Last weekend to hit the hills at Marble Mountain

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:14:00 EDT


Marble Mountain will be closing for the season on Sunday, even though one skiier says the snow is in prime condition.

Firearms charges laid after reports of gunfire, erratic driving in Brigus Junction

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:42:48 EDT


A 35-year-old St. John's man is facing several firearms charges after an incident in Brigus Junction on Thursday where people reported hearing gunshots.

Tire trouble with your double-double: Tim Hortons pays for pothole damage

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:30:00 EDT


Josh Rumbolt's early morning coffee fix ended with a popped tire, a cold walk home and a $600 repair bill.

Most of Newfoundland braces for 3-day spring storm

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:03:10 EDT


Schools are closed in some parts of eastern and central Newfoundland Thursday morning, as much of the island prepares for several days of messy winter weather.

Corner Brook man charged, drugs and equipment seized after 3-month investigation

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:12:02 EDT


A 29-year-old Corner Brook man is facing several charges after a police investigation that resulted in the seizure of cocaine, marijuana and cash.

Seniors living at Mount Carmel boarding house have fallen through cracks in system, NDP critic says

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:34:00 EDT


Four residents still living in a former seniors home in Mount Carmel are a cautionary tale for government, says the NDP's critic on seniors issues.

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Chief Bill Janes leaving post

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:07:29 EDT


A spokesperson for the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has confirmed that RNC chief Bill Janes will leave his position after three years.

Gas up just over a penny Thursday morning

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:29:00 EDT


The maximum price of gas across Newfoundland and Labrador is up just over one cent Thursday morning.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:00:00 EDT


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'Difficult day': 93 health care positions cut to streamline system, says John Haggie

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:31:20 EDT


Eliminating 93 positions from regional health authorities is part of the government's plan to create a "flatter, leaner" management structure.

Lift off Cartwright? Ideal spot for space cannon says Ontario entrepreneur

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:56:16 EDT


Starfire Scientific wants to use an area on the south coast of Labrador as a launching pad for its space cannon.

Come By Chance refinery not for sale: natural resources minister

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:24:09 EDT


The owners of the Come By Chance refinery have told government they are not entertaining offers on the facility, according to Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady.

Lab smoke evacuates Memorial University engineering building

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:19:17 EDT


Smoke in the engineering building at Memorial University's St. John's campus forced an evacuation on Wednesday afternoon.