Author: Danette Dooley

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Brothers Daniel and David Horne bond over sports, competition and friendship
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As Special Olympics athletes, Daniel and David Horne of St. John’s have found their niche in various sports – while continuing to encourage each other and their teammates.
Having Fun 
David works at Island Furniture in St. John’s. Daniel

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A simple act of kindness led to a remarkable connection from the U.S. to Newfoundland and Labrador
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While vacationing in Florida with his family this summer, RNC K-9 officer Const. Billy Kennedy visited the Tampa Police Department to pay tribute to a fallen officer who grew up in NL.

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Shauna Griffiths of Ship Harbour, Placentia Bay is your Miss Canada Globe for 2018/19
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Shauna Griffiths of Ship Harbour, Placentia Bay has every reason to be proud. The    21-year-old was crowned Miss Canada Globe 2018 during the pageant in Toronto in August. The title means the 21-year-old will

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Twenty-five-year old Brittany Jenkins credits one particular non-profit, charitable organization for being there for her through the good times and the bad
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Choices for Youth (CFY) provides housing and lifestyle development support to at-risk and homeless youth in the province. 
The community-based organization offers innovative programs and social enterprises

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The Newfoundland Writers Guild celebrates their 50th anniversary in this in-depth feature 
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During a reception at Government House on Oct. 16 to celebrate the Newfoundland Writers Guild’s 50th Anniversary, Lt.-Gov. Judy Foote congratulated members on their writing accomplishments.
Veteran Writers
“I’m an avid reader and many of you here I

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Devin Green and daughter Lia took part in the annual CIBC Run for the Cure, remembering a wife and mother while raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research.
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Kevin Green lost his wife to cancer on December 22, 2017. Kim Green was 34 years old. The couple’s daughter

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Megan Hounsell, after winning five medals at the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in August, showed the true meaning of sportsmanship and what the Special Olympics is all about, after making a remarkable gesture of kindness towards another member of Team NL.
Gold Medal Winner
Competing in rhythmic gymnastics,

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Athletes from all across the globe will converge on St. John’s for the World Traditional Karate-do Championships and Traditional Karate-do World Children’s Cup.
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Martial arts fans and other sports enthusiasts won’t want to miss out on what is being touted as the Festival World Karate-do Renaissance set to take

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The Blackwood family are banning together to help the anchor of the family, Jim Blackwood
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Brittany Blackwood of Bell Island wants nothing more than to see her grandfather make another batch of delicious homemade bread. Kneading dough is something Jim Blackwood has been doing for years. However, things have changed

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Battling cerebral palsey, St. John’s native Jeremy Jones has medaled at the Canadian Track and Field Championship.
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Sherry Jones pulled her car over on the side of the road recently, picked up her iPad and live-streamed her son competing in a wheelchair race at the Canadian Track and Field

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