Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Atlantic News: Top Atlantic News

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Atlantic News: Top Atlantic News

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Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. AT. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian Press News Budget.

Contact the Atlantic News Desk at (902) 422-8496 (Ext. 225) if you have any questions.

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BUZZ: Cost of 'royal' moniker? Still 'priceless'

Forces-Names

HALIFAX -- A request to find out the cost of adding the "royal" moniker to the military? Five dollars. How much has the name change cost taxpayers? In the words of Defence Minister Peter MacKay, "it's priceless." Moves National.

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Hunter bags big coyote in Newfoundland

NL-Big-Coyote

CLARENVILLE, N.L. -- A hunter has shot what is believed to be one of the biggest coyotes ever recorded in Newfoundland and Labrador. Joe Fleming shot the animal near Half Way Pond on the Bonavista Peninsula on Monday after tracking it for about a month. Moved Atlantic.

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Non-sterilized equipment used during births

NS-Sterile-Births

HALIFAX -- The IWK Health Centre in Halifax says it is contacting dozens of new mothers after discovering that non-sterilized equipment was used in the hospital's birth unit this month. The hospital says it has identified seven sets of birth-related equipment that were cleaned and decontaminated, but not sterilized in a special machine as is normally done. Moved Atlantic.

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Police waiting for lab tests in Oland case

NB-Oland-Death

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- The chief of police in Saint John says his department hasn't provided the public with any updates in its investigation into the death of a prominent New Brunswick businessman last year because it is waiting for lab results. Richard Oland's body was found in his office in Saint John on July 7. Moved Atlantic.

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Fire shuts down remote generating plant

NL-Diesel-Plant-Fire

BLACK TICKLE, N.L. -- Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro says it is trying to determine how much damage was done by a fire today at its diesel generating plant on the Labrador coast. The utility says it's believed the blaze broke out at the plant in Black Tickle around 6 a. …

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