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Marykate O’Neill joined the NTV News team as a general assignment reporter in 2021. Marykate’s journey with journalism started at the College of the North Atlantic where she enrolled in the journalism program. In 2020 Marykate won the ‘Marine Atlantic Journalism Scholarship’ through the Atlantic Journalism Awards. Since starting at NTV Marykate has covered many aspects from breaking news to lifestyle reporting. You can see her every Thursday on our feature Inspiring NL.

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week draws attention to misuse of antibiotics

This is World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. It’s aimed at drawing attention to misuse of antibiotics can lead to more drug-resistant diseases. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has this story.

N.L. soccer fans gather to watch Canada’s return to World Cup

Canada’s men’s soccer team played its first World Cup match in 36 years on Wednesday, losing to No. 2 ranked Belgium 1-0. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill was at The Trinity Pub in downtown St. John’s where fans gathered to watch the game.

Many organizations feeling the need for donations as December approaches

While food banks are seeing an increase in demand, there’s more than food that’s needed in this province.

NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has this report.

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Two women make history as officials in St. John’s Junior Hockey League

History was made in the St. John’s Junior Hockey League this weekend when two women took to the ice as officials. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has their story.

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MHAs Paul and Jim Dinn remember brother on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 

Sunday is the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Brothers and MHAs Paul and Jim Dinn spoke at the province’s ceremony this week to share how unsafe roadways have affected them. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has this story. 

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Inspiring NL: ‘The Last Dance’ final year for Keith Keating Memorial Tournament

They’re calling it ‘The Last Dance’. It’s the final year for a well-known basketball tournament here in the province, with a promise that it will be the biggest and best one yet. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has this inspiring story.

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Ceremony held to remember victims of road collisions

The World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims is this Sunday. 

On Wednesday, the province held a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives on its roadways. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has that story.

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Province stepping up recruitment of nurse practitioners

The province announced more measures Monday for dealing with shortages of health care workers. This time, the health authorities are aiming to get more nurse practitioners in rural areas. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports.

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Beaconsfield Junior High students mark Remembrance Day

Following their annual Remembrance Day ceremony, students from Beaconsfield Junior High gathered to pay respect to those who have fallen, and honour those who continue to fight. 

NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has the story.

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Inspiring NL: Young boy keeping his community clean

One local boy made it his mission to ensure his community is clean, and now he’s getting recognition for his selfless act. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has his Inspiring Story.

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