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Steve Bartlett: 
And a good Wednesday morning to you!
That's the view a few minutes ago from the The Telegram-Ches Penney Family YMCA webcam.
It's not a bad morning out there now.
But what's in store for the rest of the day?
Here's what Environment Canada forecasted at 5:30 this morning...

Clearing this morning. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 12.

Increasing cloudiness. A few showers or drizzle beginning near midnight. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind east 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 6 with temperature rising to 10 by morning.

Showers or drizzle. Amount 2 mm. Fog patches. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 40 gusting to 60 in the evening. High 14.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:00 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:01 
Steve Bartlett
Front page, Oct. 10, 2012
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:03 
Steve Bartlett: 
There's this morning front page.
The headlines on it are:
• Parking woes at Health Sciences Centre — New automated system creates confusion, long lineups for drivers
• Curling man believes a coyote killed his cat
• Report calls for more information on Muskrat Falls — New policy paper suggests protections for ratepayers, taxpayers
• Officials respond to Blaketown school violence — Suspensions follow beating that was recorded on cellphones
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:06 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
From the City of St. John's...
Water Main Break on Eagle Court
LOCATION: Eagle Court
FROM Tue, Oct 9 2012(7:00 PM) TO Wed, Oct 10 2012(8:00 AM)
Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a water main break on Eagle Court.

Crews are currently working on repairs,the anticipated time of completion is not yet determined. Area residents and surrounding residents may experience loss of water, low water pressure or discoloured water. If you are experiencing discoloured water, please run your cold water tap in your bath until it clears.

If you wish to speak with an operator, please contact Access St. John's at 3-1-1 or 754-CITY (2489).
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:08 Steve Bartlett
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Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:11 
Steve Bartlett: 
Here's a contest we're running on our Facebook page...

Tickets! Get your tickets here! We have tickets to the MusicNL Gala Awards Show Sunday. Some of the province's best music acts help celebrate the awards' 20th anniversary. To win, list your favourite Fresh Tracks artist. You can find Fresh Tracks at
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:11 Steve Bartlett
How's your morning going? Share your pics with us by including #telynl when tweeting.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:12 StJohnsTelegram
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:15 tbsrnes
Steve Bartlett: 
Four metro schools are closed because of a teacher professional development day (what ever happened to the word "workshop?").
The schools are Bishop Feild Elementary, Holy Cross Elementary, Mary Queen of Peace and St. John Bosco.
And to parents and guardians of students at St. Augustine's on Bell Island — school pictures are being taken today.
I always hated school pictures myself due a cow's lick that would never stay down.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:17 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
At St. John's International Airport this morning...
• Air Canada Flight AC648 from Halifax is arriving about 10 minutes early at 8:02.
• Provincial Airlines Flight PB901 to Deer Lake and Wabush has been delayed by 30 minutes and is expected to depart at 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:21 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Another reminder from the City of St. John's...

Lane Reduction
LOCATION: Westbound Lane on Water Street between Prescott Street and Clift's/Baird's Cove
FROM Tue, Oct 9 2012(6:00 AM) TO Wed, Oct 31 2012(6:00 PM)
Motorists are advised that in order to facilitate the placement of a crane, the westbound lane on Water Street from the intersection of Prescott Street to Clift's/Baird's Cove will be closed from Tuesday, October 9, 2012, to Wednesday, October 31, 2012. During this time, all traffic heading west on Water Street will be detoured around the site via Harbour Drive. Detour signage will be in place to guide traffic.

The eastbound lanes on Water Street in this area will remain open and unaffected during this time.

If you wish to speak with an operator, please call 311 or 754-CITY (754-2489).
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:22 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
From this morning's paper.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:25 
Steve Bartlett: 
Our sports headlines this morning....
• Putting live before hockey — Former NHLer Brett MacLean out of the game at age 23, but happy to be alive
• JOHN BROWNE: Some hope for women's rugby
• Goulds team ends chanmpionship drought
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:27 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Khat, seized at St. John's International Airport Tuesday morning, is shown in this RCMP photo. The plant is native to Eastern Africa and is usually chewed as a stimulant. Khat is illegal under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act in this country. A
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:31 
Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:34 
Steve Bartlett: 
In other news headlines from this morning's Telegram...
• Teacher is acquitted of sex charges
• It's unlikely baby was shaken: radiologist — American doctor testifies in Colin Matchim's aggravated assault case
• Company proposes new plan for Quidi Vidi Village — Application to build in School House Hill deferred
• St. John's losing big bucks due to airport strike: mayor
• Bear complaints could mean an increase in population
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:36 Steve Bartlett
LIVE right now: News, weather, sports and more:
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:39 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
Provincial totals from the RCMP's Operation Impact over the Thanksgiving Weekend...

Impaired by Alcohol - 5 charges
Impaired by Drug - 0 charges
7 Day Suspensions - 8 charges
Cell Phones - 18
Speeding / Aggressive driving - 520 charges
Failed to yield - 11
Seat Belts - 92 charges
Other Provincial Stats - 138 charges

TOTAL: charges 792
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:42 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Two traffic safety stops yesterday resulted in two more drivers being nabbed for owing substantial amounts of money in fines.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says a stop on Holbrook Avenue caught a man who had over $10,000 in outstanding fines.
He was held for court this morning and charged with driving without a licence and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.
And a stop on the CBS highway picked up a man who owed more than $9,000 in fines.
He, too, was held for court and charged with several traffic offences, including driving a motor vehicle without a licence and driving a vehicle without insurance.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:48 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:55 
Steve Bartlett: 
That's Aaron McInnis of the Happy Belly Bakery in Kelligrews. Happy Belly is the subject of the Business Bio in today's Tely. Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:57 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
In other biz headlines today...
• Immigration could help solve labour shortage: minister — Government, business advocate for acceptance, welcoming
• Light prompts offshore flight turnaround
• Report submitted on offshore night flights
• Businesses optimistic despite slower growth: BMO V-P
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:59 Steve Bartlett
RT @EastCoastTrail: Maintenance volunteers today on Mickeleens Path out of Bay Bulls - watch for pruners. Janny @
Wednesday October 10, 2012 7:59 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
Some hockey news from the Canadian Press...

NHL talks not expected to cover economics or system issues this week

The two sides in the NHL lockout sit down together in New York today and tomorrow, but NHL and NHL Players' Association are unlikely to discuss economics issues...
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:01 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Drivers line up to pay for parking as they leave the Health Sciences Centre parking lot Tuesday. — Photo by Gary Hebbard/The Telegram
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:03 
Steve Bartlett: 
New automated system creates confusion, long lineups for drivers at Health Sciences Centre...
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:03 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
It's MusicNL Week and here's another link to a Fresh Track from one of the nominees...

Repartee is up for FACTOR album of the year, group of the year, Statoil rising star new artist or group of the year, Bell Aliant fan's choice entertainer of the year, and Molson Coors pop/rock artist or group of the year.

The song is "Just in Time."

Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:12 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:12 
Steve Bartlett: 
That's a submitted photo of the band.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:13 Steve Bartlett
Careful on TCH Gander by Tim Hortin's, traffic from drive through backed up onto highway #nltraffic
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:13 shawntiller68
Steve Bartlett
The Winnipeg Jets' Brett MacLean celebrates a goal by teammate Tobias Enstrom, not shown, during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs last season. Canadian Press file photo
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:16 
Steve Bartlett: 
Putting life before hockey...

Former NHLer Brett MacLean out of the game at age 23, but happy to be alive
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:16 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Neil Turok
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:19 
Steve Bartlett: 
Lecture will tackle the 'magic' of physics

Neil Turok has a simple message when it comes to modern technology: you ain't seen nothing yet.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:19 Steve Bartlett
Special Weather Statement for mixed precipitation & strong winds moving into Labrador:… #nlwx
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:19 rcbstormpost
RT @TelegramJames: Premier helping out this morning at the MacDonald Drive Eat Smart program. I'd say upwards of 90% of the kids here do ...
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:19 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
The first Wessex Society lecture of the season will be held Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road. Archaeologist William Gilbert will speak on the topic ‘Voyage of the Indeavour 1612 and Aboriginal Occupance in Trinity Bay.’ All are welcome.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:20 Steve Bartlett
Chilly morning back in #Gander. Backyard low of -2.3° at 6:08 am. First frost/freeze of the season.… #nlwx
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:21 rcbstormpost
Steve Bartlett
A full page of letters on Muskrat Falls today. This is the start of it, I suspect.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:23 
Steve Bartlett: 
What do you think of this...

White, silver remain the top vehicles colours worldwide in 2012

DETROIT - If you bought a new vehicle this year, chances are high it was white or silver.

Twenty-two per cent of cars and trucks built for the 2012 model year have white paint, making it the most popular colour worldwide. Silver is close behind, at 20 per cent, followed by black at 19 per cent. Gray and red follow to round out the top five...

Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:25 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:27 
Steve Bartlett: 
A feature on long boarding today...

The hills of St. John’s give rise to longboarding’s resurgence

Would you try it?
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:28 Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:29 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
Some more local sports headlines...
• NATIONAL SOCCER — All six provincial teams come up short
• POWERLIFTING — Kean wins big at masters worlds
• HOCKEY — Double bronze for province at Atlantic Challenge Cup
• AUS/MUN VARSITY — Cross-country runner Graham MacDonald takes double honours
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:33 Steve Bartlett
Parking woes at Health Sciences Centre. #telynl
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:34 StJohnsTelegram
Earthquake in Quebec. Epicenter: Liberal office.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:36 TeleFitz
Bit of a wait getting from Mt Pearl onto Kenmount this a.m. But made it to the coffee place A-OK. #telynl
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:37 TeleFitz
Steve Bartlett: 
Tonight's MusicNL Week event...

Wednesday, October 10th

MusicNL and Folk Arts Society present: A Night of Roots Music

9:00 - 12:00 - The Ship Pub

Admission $5.00

Performances by Duane Andrews & Darren Boobie Browne, Jenny Gear & Sandy Morris and more!

Donations also accepted. All processed go toward CAPE Benefit Fund - An emergency artists fund to help musicians and industry people in need.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:37 Steve Bartlett
Peninsula’s municipal leaders talk Muskrat Falls: Nalcor project’s VP says important people have the facts
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:37 southerngazette
Like to win tickets to the MusicNL awards gala? Here's your chance! #TelyNL…
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:39 _MusicNL_
Steve Bartlett
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:41 
#nltraffic Be careful of the eastern siding pick up truck traveling east bound on the outer ring road there is garbage flying out the back
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:42 Dizzy_83
Steve Bartlett: 
From Peter Jackson's column today...

There will always be bullies.

There, I’ve said it. Let the outrage begin.

“How dare you!” scream the experts and the concerned parents. “We must stamp out bullying completely. Zero tolerance!”

Good luck with that.

I agree, in fact, that something must be done about bullying. It is a scourge — albeit one that has been with us as long as humans have walked the Earth...
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:44 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Thirty-nine years ago...

The refinery at Come By Chance started production.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:45 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
And in 1613...

John Cabot and 18 others explored Trinity Bay to make contact with the Beothuk.

For more today in history ...

Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:48 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Tomorrow night's MusicNL Week event...

9:00pm - 12:00pm - The Ship
Sponsored by MusicNL
$12 in advance at Fred's Records and MusicNL office. $15 at the door
Join Justin Davis from for a night of new video screenings and performances from some of the sites featured artists.

Performances by Steve Maloney, Joanna Barker, Sherry Ryan, Andrew James O'Brien, East of Empire and Hear/Say.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:50 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
From the RNC...

A 50-year-old man was arrested in St. John's early this morning in connection with a domestic dispute in the centre city area.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was called to the home around 1:30 a.m. The accused was charged with two counts of assault one charge of mischief. He was detained at the lock-up for a court appearance this morning.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:56 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett
What would you do if you looked out the window this morning and saw this? The picture was taken in the Terra Nova area and submitted by John Thistle. See more in today's paper.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:59 
Steve Bartlett: 
That's it for today.
We'll be back at it tomorrow.
Until then, have the kind of day you enjoy.
Wednesday October 10, 2012 9:00 Steve Bartlett
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