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Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

‘Betrayal’ alleged as Nunatsiavut looks for legal advice over DFO handling of shrimp access

A minister with the Nunatsiavut government isn’t mincing words with his frustrations over some of the area’s northern shrimp stocks, saying the federal government is violating the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement by restricting Nunatsiavut  access to the resource. Greg Flowers, Nunatsiavut’s minister of lands and natural resources, said that land claim, ratified in 2005, gives the Nunatsiavut […]

Teddy’s effects to arrive in N.L. tonight, but it’s ‘not going to be as bad as it sounds’

Big waves are expected along the southwest coast ahead of Teddy. (Submitted by Clifford Doran) The initial effects of the remnants of Hurricane Teddy are set to start showing up in Newfoundland and Labrador on Tuesday evening, but Environment Canada says most of the island will be spared from serious impact. “It’s actually not going to […]

One fry to rule them all: St. John’s competition brings out the flavour

Baseball fans have the World Series. Football fans have the Super Bowl. Hockey fans have the Stanley Cup. And now, champions of the humble french fry have the Street Fries Showdown. “What exactly is a Street Fries Showdown?,” you say, forks and ketchup packets at the ready. Well, I’m glad you asked.  The brainchild of local entrepreneur […]

Dustin Etheridge sentenced to 10 years for conspiracy to commit murder

A St. John’s man was sentenced to a decade behind bars for his role in an attempted murder plot that was intercepted by a joint police investigation. Dustin Etheridge, 28, and another man, John Squires, were charged in 2018 with conspiring to murder Bradley Summers. Etheridge was also charged with a number of offences during the […]

Mandatory temperature checks coming to YYT, as N.L. records no new cases Monday

St. John’s International Airport will begin screening all departing passengers this week, an announcement that comes as Newfoundland and Labrador records no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The province currently has one active case of the virus. The total caseload is 272, with 268 people recovered and three deaths. There were 380 new people tested since the previous […]

Meteorologists track Hurricane Teddy, expected to bring strong wind, rain on Tuesday

Meteorologists are continuing to track the path of Hurricane Teddy, which is expected to bring with it rain and a lot of wind to parts of Newfoundland and Labrador beginning on Tuesday.  The storm lingered near Bermuda on Sunday as a Category 2 hurricane, and is expected to move north on Monday and accelerate toward Nova Scotia, […]

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