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Steve Crocker, right, shares a hug as supporters cheer him on Tuesday evening in Whiteway. Crocker defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Ron Johnson to secure Trinity-Bay de Verde for the Liberals in the byelection.

Grits on fire

November 26, 2014 - 4 h 06

Wednesday’s wins for the Liberals in two provincial byelections makes it seven in a row for a party that seems poised to leave the governing Tories in the dust in a general election next year.

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Grits on fire

Flynn triumphs for Liberals in Humber East

November 26, 2014 - 1 h 00

Flynn won the Humber East byelection Tuesday night with 2,263 votes, beating out Lary Wells, who earned 1,454 votes and Martin Ware, who garnered 315 votes for the NDP.

"There's no question that...

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Flynn triumphs for Liberals in Humber East

Violence against women awareness campaign launched

November 26, 2014 - 4 h 05

Judy Manning, minister responsible for the status of women, launched the province’s fifth Purple Ribbon Campaign at Confederation Building Tuesday morning.

“Ultimately, we need as a community...

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Violence against women awareness campaign launched

Minister introduces tweaks to child care law

November 26, 2014 - 4 h 05

Child care providers will still be bound by the same limits on staff-to-children ratios and maximum group sizes, it just means that licence holders can now take on more than 60 children.

Already,...

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Minister introduces tweaks to child care law

Fracking review panel membership questioned

November 26, 2014 - 4 h 05

Natural Resources Minister Derrick Dalley says the criticism is misplaced.

Newfoundland and Labrador has maintained a ban on the use of hydraulic fracturing in onshore oil and gas exploration...

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Fracking review panel membership questioned

Better than the last guy?

November 24, 2014 - 4 h 05

It’s been the thread with which most every commentary written on the provincial government’s future has been woven for the past year — since Kathy Dunderdale stepped down in January, since Frank...

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Better than the last guy?

Liberals claim victory in C.B.S.

November 06, 2014 - 7 h 02

“If they’re all telling the truth, we did alright,” said one volunteer, setting down the receiver on one of her final calls. The earliest poll results showed Progressive Conservative candidate...

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Liberals claim victory in C.B.S.