Live 10.02.12
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 6:57 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
Good morning.
It’s Oct. 2 and it’s a warm morning for this time of year — 17 degrees!
The pavement was wet but the moon was bright on the way in this morning.
It looks like wet will be the order of the day, according to the Environment Canada forecast for the St. John’s area issued at 5:30 a.m...
Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 17.

Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low 11.

Showers or periods of drizzle. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 13.

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 11. High 12.

Tuesday October 2, 2012 6:57 Steve Bartlett
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:00 
Steve Bartlett: 
Here are The Telegram’s front-page headlines this morning...
• Teen’s education stymied by wait list, mom says
• Ex-inmate alleges maltreatment — Man blames prison psychiatrist for withholding prescribed medication
• Crown won’t seek adult sentence for boy who torched house
• RNC Chief appalled by group attack — Five youths in court on robbery with violence charges
• Telegram editor shortlisted for Giller prize
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:00 Steve Bartlett
Rain has stopped. Lots of water on roads. Please drive safely. Cst Dennis Hann
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:01 RCMPNLTraffic
Steve Bartlett: 
Most schools in the Eastern District are open today.
The exceptions are Villanova Junior High and Leary’s Brook Junior High, which are both closed for teacher professional development.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:01 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
At the St. John’s International Airport, Air Canada, flight AC648, arriving from Halifax is delayed by a few minutes.
As well, United Airlines, flight UA5124, to Newark has been canceled.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:02 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
From the City of St. John's...
Motorists are advised that there will be a lane reduction on Torbay Road at the Outer Ring Road (TCH) Overpass from Tuesday, Oct. 2, until further notice for surface asphalt repairs.

Motorists should expect delays.
Please note that this activity is weather dependent.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:03 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Also from the City of St. John's...

Residents of St. John's are advised that water main repairs are taking place on Austin Street.

These necessary water main repairs are anticipated to be completed by midnight.

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.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:04 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
And yet another from the City of St. John's...

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a water main break on Elizabeth Avenue

Crews are currently working on repairs and they are anticipated to be completed by approximately 4 p.m. today. 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.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:05 Steve Bartlett
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:10 
Steve Bartlett: 
A group of visitors takes in the sights at historic Quidi Vidi Monday. Photo by Gary Hebbard/The Telegram
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:10 Steve Bartlett
#nltraffic Watch out under the overpass 2day. Lanes\routes have changed and signage is poor
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:11 JodyWarren1
Share pics of your morning with us. It's as simply as including #telynl when tweeting!
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:12 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
Dispatches from the IceCaps training camp in today's Tely...
• Different players, same goal — Whitmore and Sutherby feel IceCaps are best fit on their road to the AHL
• Roster space limited for veteran players
• Downhome connections — Invitee Norm Ezekiel and Syracuse Crunch's Brett Connolly can trace family roots to province's West Coast
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:15 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Canadian website looks for expanded global role, linking fishermen to consumers
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:17 Steve Bartlett
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:21 
Steve Bartlett: 
A submitted shot by Clare St. Croix. Firefighters douse a car fire on the Trans Canada Highway near the Rod and Gun Club Sept. 7.
Submitted your photos by emailing or including #telynl when you tweet them.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:21 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Other news headlines from today's Telegram...
• City experiencing telecommunications overload — Residents sign petition against new tower
• City working on property assessments — Residents will receive notices Dec. 1
• Leaf drop off points likely closed this year

Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:23 Steve Bartlett
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:27 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
There were 153 calls to 911 between 5:30 a.m. Monday and 5:30 this morning, according to the St. John's Regional Fire Department.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:30 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Justin Trudeau aims to show steak, as well as sizzle, in leadership launch
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:36 Steve Bartlett
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:36 Andrew_Day1982
Steve Bartlett: 
Ottawa won't change EI program, but acknowledges not all will be better off
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:39 Steve Bartlett
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:43 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
More news headlines from today's paper...
• Consumer group predicts big jump in gas price
• Elijah Porter nominated for national award
• Prevent occupational disease before it develops, expert says
• Ontario e-learning firm gets $3.5 million loan from province.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:44 Steve Bartlett
Pretty shot :) “@StJohnsTelegram: Quidi Vidi lake right now. #telynl
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:45 LJTee
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:46 
Steve Bartlett: 
That's the shot of Quidi Vidi that hasn't been coming in properly.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:46 Steve Bartlett
The view of St. John's Harbour right now. #telynl
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:47 StJohnsTelegram
Sun rising over the St. John's battery right now. #telynl
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:48 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:49 
RNC chief ‘appalled’ by group attack
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:49 StJohnsTelegram
[Comment From Jeff Jeff : ] 
Any word on the new score clock at mile one? Cost? Who made it? Who paid for it?
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:50 Jeff
Steve Bartlett: 
Jeff, we'll look into it.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:52 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
On this day in 1827, William Cormack formed the Beothic Institution. Read more in Larry Dohey's Archival Moments blog at
Tuesday October 2, 2012 7:57 Steve Bartlett
Looking west on Duckworth St. right now. #telynl
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:01 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:02 
Steve Bartlett: 
A screen grab of the The Telegram-Ches Penney YMCA web cam.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:02 Steve Bartlett
Sunrise! See why I love home? MT @StJohnsTelegram: The view of St. John's Harbour right now. #telynl #yyt #nlwx
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:05 imarkhanlon
The view from the corner of Prescott St. and Gower St. right now. #telynl
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:05 StJohnsTelegram
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:06 imarkhanlon
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:08 
Empty seats at the offshore regulator — Next board chair yet to be selected by province, feds
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:08 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
What do you think of this?
An article David Vardy and Ron Penney submitted to the Financial Post on Muskrat Falls.
Federal taxpayers at risk in $6.2-billion project, they say
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:10 Steve Bartlett
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:10 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:12 
Whitmore and Sutherby feel IceCaps are best fit on their roads to the NHL
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:12 StJohnsTelegram
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:14 StJohnsTelegram
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:15 nlvideoman
Steve Bartlett: 
In today's Family section...
• It's Skerwink versus Spurwink for Susan Flanagan
• Paula Tessier muses on if she had 40 million dollars
• Your truly writes a different kind of alliteration
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:17 Steve Bartlett
RNC chief ‘appalled’ by group attack . #telynl
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:21 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:21 
Steve Bartlett: 
Daniel Browne next to the sea arch at Berry Head, Spurwink Island Path. — Photos by Susan Flanagan
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:21 Steve Bartlett
SUSAN FLANAGAN: Skerwink vs. Spurwink — Two trails. Different bays. Rhyming names.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:21 StJohnsTelegram
TODAY'S EDITORIAL: Things are heating up
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:23 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
Our schools page, The District Dispatch, is back. See B4 of today's paper. Interesting shot of the students at Leary's Brook Junior High honouring Terry Fox.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:25 Steve Bartlett
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:27 
Steve Bartlett: 
An iris blooming near the lighthouse at Cape St. Mary's. Submitted by Doreen Dray of Conception Bay South. Send your pics to or include #telynl when tweeting them.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:27 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
The regular monthly meeting of the Newfoundland Horticultural Society will be held at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2 at St David's Church Hall on Elizabeth Ave. The presenter will be Dan Rubin and the topic is collecting seeds,raised beds and extending the season. He will be doing a slide presentation. All gardeners welcome. New members always welcome. There will be a plant sale following the presentation.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:29 Steve Bartlett
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:32 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:32 
Steve Bartlett: 
Another shot from columnist Susan Flanagan...
Marie Flanagan and Daniel Browne: the end of the Spurwink Island Path is in sight.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:32 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Seniors Open House @ The Works Tuesday Oct 2nd 10am-4pm Field House 17 Westerland Road Indoor Walking Track free for Seniors during Open House! Drop in to receive informaiton on The Works fitness and recreation programs for seniors and receive a your of the facility. Bring Indoor Footwear. For more information call Robyn at 864-6737
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:35 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Police arrest Nova Scotia woman who reports say is 'Internet Black Widow'
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:37 Steve Bartlett
Sadly for Vardy/Penny, I think Aerosmith wrote a song about the idea of kicking Muskrat Falls back to the PUB...
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:38 TelegramJames
Steve Bartlett: 
In our business section today...
• Empty seats at the offshore regulator — Next board chair yet to be selected by province, feds
• Environmental assessment document released — Department of Environment seeks comment on Alderon's Kami project
• New Brunswick company plans to open new KFCs in vacated communities
• Offshore information session hears resident's concerns
• Honda recalls 30,000 Accords in Canada to fix faulty hoses that can cause fire
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:41 Steve Bartlett
RT @Noble41: For the 743rd time. There's a yeild sign at the top of Rennies Mill Rd, approaching Rawlins Cross! Almost got t-boned this ...
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:41 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:47 
Steve Bartlett: 
Here's a shot of Hurricane Nadine from the Canadian Hurricane Centre, which is remaining far away from land.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:47 Steve Bartlett
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:47 StJohnsTelegram
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Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:50 
Steve Bartlett: 
Our slideshow of Sunday's Run for the Cure
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:50 Steve Bartlett
Steve Bartlett: 
Target set to take sales from other Canadian retailers: Barclays report
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:52 Steve Bartlett
LETTER TO EDITOR: "Ever since Nalcor CEO Ed Martin said that Nalcor had a deal for me, I was skeptical."
Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:55 StJohnsTelegram
Steve Bartlett: 
That's it for Tuesday, Oct. 2.
Thanks for logging on and join us again tomorrow morning.
Until then, have the kind of day you enjoy.
Tuesday October 2, 2012 9:00 Steve Bartlett
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