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Town of Labrador City prepares warming centre as major storm hits the Big Land

An extreme blizzard is taking shape on the mid and north coast of Labrador, according to Chief Meteorologist Eddie Sheerr. Snowfall as high as 80 cm is possible for areas around Makkovik, along with widespread gusts near/over 130 km/h.

The Town of Labrador city posted on their Facebook page that they are taking precautions, and are preparing a warming centre at A.P. Low and Menihek High in case it is needed.

Major storm on way in Northern Labrador, cold snap across province

The province is warning residents of Northern Labrador to be prepared for a major winter storm. Meanwhile, with a cold snap expected across the province, End Homelessness St. John’s is alerting people who need emergency shelter to Newfoundland and Labrador Housing’s emergency number at 1-833-724-2444.

Hundreds rally to support striking MUNFA members in St. John’s and Corner Brook

As the strike at MUN continues, hundreds came out for rallies in St. John’s and Corner Brook this afternoon. NTV’s Bailey Howard and Don Bradshaw report.

Nurses’ union calls university’s action on nursing students unfair

Memorial University has announced yesterday that work terms will resume for nursing students in their final year. It means 69 nurses should graduate on time, and enter the workforce. 

The decision doesn’t sit well with the Registered Nurses’ Union. NTV’s Ben Cleary has the latest. 

Labrador City man gets five and a half years for shooting death

A Labrador man who killed a Quebec man in Labrador City five years ago has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison. With credit for time served, Vincent Ward has just under 14 months left to serve. NTV’s Rosie Mullaley reports.

George Street United Church celebrates 150th anniversary

It’s survived through two world wars, the great fire, and many changes, both in the church and society.

George Street United Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

With a look at this iconic structure and its role in the community, here’s NTV’s Rosie Mullaley.

Places to Go: Arrow Addiction in Clarenville

Sharon Snow takes us to an indoor archery range in Clarenville called Arrow Addiction, in Places to Go.

Your Community: Paramedic helps deliver baby in back of ambulance

Being a front line health care worker sometimes means the bad calls can outweigh the good. But recently, one paramedic says he got to watch someone take their first breath, instead of their last.

Here’s NTV’s Beth Penney with Your Community. 

Police warn of whiteout conditions on TCH

Holyrood RCMP are advising motorists of whiteout conditions on the TCH between Witless Bay Line and Soldier’s Pond and ask that unnecessary travel is avoided at this time.

Police search for missing teenage boy in St. John’s

Police are searching for a missing teenager in St. John’s.

The RNC says 14-year-old Asil Togol of St. John’s was last seen in the Buckmaster’s Circle area at around 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2.

Togol is described as being about 5’7’ in height, 130 pounds, and has brown eyes with black hair.

The RNC request anyone who has information to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers: #SayItHere 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit www.nlcrimestoppers.com or use the P3Tips app.

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