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*Column originally appeared in our April 17-23, 2022 issue
The subject is COVID. There had been a promise to myself to not write about it anymore because people had heard enough from me on most aspects of it. A visit to a local restaurant showed me “everything ain’t been said.”

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*The following column appeared in the February 20 – 26, 2022 issue
What is my question to the members of the so-called “Freedom Convoy” that held Ottawa and some other places hostage recently. 
You said you were a trucker convoy, but you became something else and that was a very

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Singer-songwriter Angie Coffey talks inspirations & navigating the pandemic with The Herald
Placentia, a town nestled in the rolling hills and curving coastline of the NL coast, is home to an abundance of archaeological sites, museums, and national historic sites. Castle Hill National Historic site is a link to British

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I was angry first and then sad. I had my COVID booster shot last week. It was just before those anti-vax  protesters, operating out of ignorance rather than malice, shut down a COVID vaccine clinic on Topsail Road.
The clinic was for seniors, like me, over 70. I lined up

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Dr. Janice Fitzgerald said everyone would eventually catch the virus. Still, when I saw that blue line on the rapid test just after the New Year, I was in disbelief. With all the travel and going I’ve done, you kind of get to feeling a little invincible, or at least

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COVID and its many variants has come with a cost both personally and beyond for so many, but one high-profile NLer believes that while COVID has so many negatives, it can be overcome
ewfoundland’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, warned that, at some point, COVID-19 would eventually impact all

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COVID and its many variants have derailed many well-laid plans, but one high-profile NLer is testament to the fact that COVID can have a much more personal cost
 
That most people will eventually get COVID-19 was one of the messages the province’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, laid

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In part one of our in-depth three part series, Jesse Stirling outlines his taxing battle with COVID-19
Many know Jesse Stirling as the face of NTV’s Meetings With Remarkable People.  Grandson to the late, great Geoff Stirling, and son of the vivacious Judy Stirling and highly respected Newfoundland Broadcasting President

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Some years ago there was a woman who stayed on the same hospital ward as my late mother-in-law. This woman was nice enough and she was a regular Herald reader who thought that I somehow lived off-grid somewhere in the interior of the Avalon wilderness area. That is because I

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Several times Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to be extricated from protests that threatened to turn violent

 
There are aspects to this federal election where you almost must avert your eyes. Several times the Prime Minister had to be extricated from protests that threatened to turn violent.

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