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episodes: October 2012 Archives

Muskrat Falls - 7.4 billion

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Nalcor LCP Logo  .pngThe cost of building a dam at Muskrat Falls and transmitting power to the island has grown by 24 per cent over the last two years. But the government insists it is still the best and cheapest way to meet the province’s future energy needs. The final cost estimates released yesterday show that the Muskrat Falls project is expected to cost 7.4-billion dollars to build. Our provincial affairs reporter David Cochrane has been on this story since the beginning. He’s joins Tony Dawson from our St. John’s studio. As well, reaction from labrador Affairs minister Nick McGrath and Nunatuakvut President Todd Russell.

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Pet Cemetary - A grave robber with a twist

Posted by Tony Dawson

wolf 004.JPG Edward Mesher says a wolf dug up this grave (photo: Byron Hamel) Horror novelist Stephen King is known for his ever creepy, Pet Sematary. It’s the story about pets and people coming back to life after being buried. But wouldn’t you know it that Happy Valley-Goose Bay also has an unofficial pet cemetery? It’s located in the woods tucked away off the road on the military base. While no pets rise from the dead, Edward Mesher of Happy Valley-Goose Bay saw something else that was freaky. Labrador Morning’s John Gaudi visited the cemetery with Edward to check it out.

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Halloween at Peacock Primary in Happy Valley Goose Bay

Posted by Tony Dawson

GENE SIMMONS.JPG Gene Simmons ( photo Joan Best) Trick or Treat. It’s Hallowe’en! Students across the Big Land are dressed up in their Hallowe’en costumes at school today. And no doubt they’re super excited about going door-to-door later tonight. This morning, John Gaudi is at Peacock Primary School in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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