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Faced with a rare form of brittle bone disease, Shanea Halleran is a 12-year-old that has suffered more than 300 fractures.
Story by Griffen Stuckless
 
Shanea Halleran was just five weeks old when she fractured her arm, two of her toes, and two of her ribs. Janelle Making, Shanea’s

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Port Aux Basques’ Jersey Gaudet continues to excel in the face of a terminal diagnosis, leading her family to adopt a much needed glass-half-full mentality
 
I’m exhausted,” Brittany Gaudet admits in a one-on-one with The Newfoundland Herald. “If I didn’t have so much family support …”
The conversation trails

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A tribute to the fascinating, spectacular life of media mogul Geoff Stirling and how  his ‘golden’ touch revolutionized the nation’s media landscape
By: NTV’s Mark Dwyer
He was a titan of business, a visionary. Geoff Stirling was spiritual, mystical, a daring free spirit and, to many, a friend.
He was larger

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Written By: Scott Stirling
My Dad, Geoff Stirling, started The Newfoundland Herald in 1946 right after World War II, as a Sunday paper called The Sunday Herald. Joey Smallwood had just tried his own hand at publishing, but his political newspaper couldn’t make a go of it financially, so he sold

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Life simply couldn’t be better for Eddie Sheerr, his wife Susan and two-year-old Emily, but things are about to get just a little sweeter and there’s so much to celebrate
 
When Emily was born on May 15, 2019, Eddie Sheerr and his wife Susan thought they had the world. 

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Some struggles go beyond the personal. Like the one to save the planet, for example. 
 
For Shawn Bath, an unlikely environmentalist, his Clean Harbours Initiative across Newfoundland and Labrador has seen the commercial diver haul some 15,000 pounds of garbage from the depths of our island’s harborus. You’d think

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Toni-Marie Wiseman and Mary Walsh join forces to spread the word on the importance of keeping a good eye on eye health 
The eyes are the window to the soul, the saying goes, but truth be told, what allows us to see sometimes gets neglected. NTV’s Toni-Marie Wiseman and comedian/actor

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Female/non-binary comedy troupe Mom’s Girls talks inclusivity, chemistry, and the art of being a natural-born goofer in this candid Herald sit-down
 
Lord knows we’re all due for a laugh. That could be the epitaph of many a Newfoundlander and Labradorian, but in the pandemic era, that rule of thumb has

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Navigating the fictitious forests of the literary world is no enviable task. Doing so alone is even more daunting. That was the case for enthusiastic first-time author Justin Hodder, who sought to give Newfoundlanders and Labradorians a new sort of adventure in his debut novel The Mists of Morne. 
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Actor, comedian, philanthropist, husband, father: Shaun Majumder gets real on living life and raising his daughter back ‘ome in Newfoundland
 
Shaun Majumder is not only proud of where he comes from, but he makes a point to ensure his daughter, Mattis Maple, along with his wife, Shelby Fenner, get

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Talented Newfoundlander Elaine Cook takes up line dancing as a hobby and finds herself nominated for two dances at the universal weekend event, the Crystal Boot Awards
 
Typically when you hear the term “line dancing” you associate it with country music, and while country-and-western line dancing has been an

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One family uses a forced shut-down during the pandemic as an opportunity to inspire others
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Vaughn Rowsell grew up in the entertainment business. His father, the legendary performer Bobby Evans, taught Rowsell the value of entertaining the masses from an early age, so he’s used to celebrating the sweeter

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