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Officer who fired during MUN incident feared for his safety, court told The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer who fired his weapon during a confrontation in a Memorial University parking lot in St. John's last winter says he did so because he feared for his safety, and the safety of his fellow officers.
CBC.ca | 2 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Young bald eagles on Signal Hill almost ready to take flight The young bald eagles still in the nest in Cuckold's Cove on Signal Hill are growing up, and birders only have a short time left to spot the creatures before they take flight.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Union agrees to 5-year contract to work if Wabush Mines sold to MFC Union employees at Wabush Mines told CBC News they agreed to a 5-year contract on Thursday to work for MFC Industrial if the company does end up purchasing the idled iron-ore operation.
CBC.ca | 5 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hot summer temperatures bad news for salmon anglers The smoking hot summer temperatures has taken a toll on Newfoundland and Labrador salmon rivers, with almost half of the fishing spots now closed to anglers.
CBC.ca | 5 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A decade later, Ferryland lighthouse is still dining success Tourists flock to Newfoundland in the summer to see whales, seabirds and icebergs. But freshly-made picnic lunches have also been luring tourists and locals to the Ferryland lighthouse for the last decade.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Combusting compost in backyard surprises Mayor Jamie Snook A combusting compost in the backyard was the source of surprise for the mayor of Happy Valley-Goose Bay last weekend.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Puking passengers should pay fines: St. John's cabbies A group of cab drivers in St. John's is hoping city council will start enforcing ticketing to inebriated passengers who wind up getting sick all over their taxis.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canadian Cancer Society gets $1 million donation The Canadian Cancer Society in Newfoundland and Labrador received the biggest donation in its history - $1 million.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gas prices: 4th straight drop The cost of driving dropped for the fourth consecutive week in Newfoundland and Labrador, although many consumers may not notice much when they look at their receipt.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Preliminary hearing for Loretta Saunders's accused killers to wrap Friday The couple accused of killing Saint Mary's University student Loretta Saunders will be back in Halifax provincial court Friday for closing arguments in their week-long preliminary hearing.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend