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Kellie’s Got Talent, and so much more. The Herald goes one-on-one with the undeniable rising star that has the nation talking, Kellie Loder 
“Has life changed?,” opens our sitdown with Kellie Loder, the resident pride of Newfoundland and Labrador. “Change” could be the understatement of the century. Loder, who’s graduated from

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The late Sara Sexton was always an advocate for her son Tommy, recalls Tommy’s sister Mary Sexton.  
“Mom was 97 when she died, and she always loved everyone – it didn’t matter their sexuality or  their colour or religion. Love was love as far as mom was concerned,” she

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Sometimes good things happen to good people. It’s a fringe statement, as rare as a unicorn, but when these mythical chupacabras rise from the ether, they always hit close to the heart.
Kellie Loder is such a person deserving of all the praise, accolades and legacy-building moments they deserve. 
Loder,

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Hope, healing and truths of place and purpose are at the heart of the emotional third studio album of award-winning duo Fortunate Ones
Who are we? What is our purpose? What do we do when that purpose is gone?
Those were looming questions Catherine Allan and Andrew James O’Brien –

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The youngest ever player at the Tim Hortons Brier just happens to be a Newfoundlander. Meet 15 year-old Nicholas Codner of Torbay
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The fact that the guys are known as the ‘Young’ team from St. John’s is quite fitting considering their ages. Only one member of the Newfoundland team

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While one is a come-from-away and the other a local, this couple share a passion for the place they both decided to call home: Grates Cove, NL
Anyone from Newfoundland knows to expect the unexpected when it comes to the weather. Terrence and Courtney Howell, owners of Grates Cove Studios

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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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Gill Whelan provides the motivation and the means to keep moving forward towards better health
Gill Whelan is a firecracker. All genuine smiles and from-the-inside-out enthusiasm, she’s a thrill to chat with. Little wonder then that Whelan’s company, Whelan Wellness, has quite literally exploded since the pandemic, with folks of

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In the province of Newfoundland & Labrador, heart health should be top of mind. Two of this province’s finest cardiac care surgeons, and one young woman impacted, get to the heart of the matter
Dr. Sean Connors, Clinical Chief of Cardiac Surgery for Eastern Health, and Dr. Donna May Kimmaliardjuk,

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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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The author of Sick in Bed, Across Two Chairs, With My Feet Out Through the Window, shares his very personal battle with terminal illness while remaining positive
At 77 years of age, Grandpa Pike (real name Laurie Blackwood Pike), says he’s lived a good life. He’s an accomplished author with

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