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*Originally published in our June 12-18, 2022 issue
The race does not always go to the swiftest or so we are told in Ecclesiastes. The cold reality is that it usually does and smart money bets it that way. 
Those words are a grim reminder that the bloody war in

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One community leader connects with the past to help preserve the culture and traditions for future generations 
Badger’s Kellie Kerpan is the manager of culture and community outreach with Qalipu First Nation. When Kerpan spoke with The Herald, she was relaxing before things were about to get busy at Kilmory

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By Russell Bowers
While much has been written about the unsinkable Titanic, less is said about the object that eventually did sink the iconic ship on her maiden voyage
According to a report in a 2012 issue of Wired magazine, the only known photo of the iceberg that caused the

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NL’s own Larry Daley has an interesting connection to the most famous, or infamous, ship of all time: The Titanic
Newfoundlander Larry Daley has an interesting claim to fame. “I would say I have one of the largest Titanic and iceberg exhibits in the world, or one of the largest

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Hockey Hall of Famer and Olympic champion Danielle Goyette heads to NL to help coach the Growlers, becoming the first female coach in ECHL history
For many a hockey fan or Olympic follower, the name Danielle Goyette just might ring a bell. Goyette was head coach to the University of

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A fixture of Newfoundland and Labrador’s media landscape, Jim Furlong reflects on his life in the industry in this candid one-on-one sitdown with The Herald
 
Jim Furlong eases back in his chair during a sitdown in his office on a predictably wet and grey weekday in St. John’s. “When

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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.

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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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