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Students protest funding cuts and tuition hikes as MUN president releases annual report

Students faced off against the president of Memorial University today as she presented her annual report.

Vianne Timmons’ presentation was cut short as the student union protested funding cuts and tuition hikes. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

MUN Faculty Association says negotiations with university at an impasse

The President of the Memorial University Faculty Association says negotiations with the university are at an impasse. 

FFAW executive endorses Greg Pretty for next union president

The FFAW’s Executive Board has released a statement unanimously endorsing Greg Pretty for next union president. This comes after Keith Sullivan’s announcement that he’s stepping down as president after eight years. 

Conservative MP Clifford Small says government needs to do more to fight inflation

The province’s only Conservative MP says he’s disappointed with other MP’s from the province who he believes aren’t listening to the people of the province when it comes to dealing with inflation. NTV’s Colleen Lewis has more.

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces new new multi-million dollar projects

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is joining with two project partners and the province for two new multi-million dollar ocean projects. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has the details.

Thousands of pounds of fishing gear recovered in wake of post-tropical storm Fiona

Environmental groups removing debris from harbours and coastlines in the wake of post-tropical storm Fiona say it could be years before the full extent of the damage is known.

Thousands of pounds of fishing gear were lost to the storm two months ago; much of it left sitting at the bottom of the water in prime fishing grounds.  NTV’s Don Bradshaw has more on that story.

Police arrest wanted man Craig Lynch after alleged assault on officer

Police have arrested 46-year-old Craig Lynch, who is charged with assaulting an officer before speeding off on an ATV.

Thursday at about 6:15pm, members of the RNC arrested Lynch, after an extensive search and request for public assistance. A warrant had been issued for his arrest following an incident where a police officer was allegedly assaulted by Lynch, using an ATV as a weapon. 

Festival of Music and Lights taking place at Bowring Park on Saturday

The annual Festival of Music and Lights is taking place at Bowring Park Saturday, December 3rd, at 5:00p.m. Here’s NTV’s Beth Penney with Your Community.

Places to Go: Christmas in the Air

Sharon Snow visits O’Reilly’s Irish Newfoundland Pub on George Street.

Downtown St. John’s Christmas Parade scheduled for Sunday

The annual downtown St. John’s Christmas Parade is set to take place this Sunday after inclement weather postponed the event last weekend. Everyone has high hopes for a go-ahead this Sunday.

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